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Auditions Announced For Seussical, Jr.

7 Jul , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of Seussical, Jr. on Sunday, July 10 from 2:00 until 4:30 PM, and on Monday, July 11 from 6:00 until 8:30 PM at the Ren’s Theatre 166 location in downtown Mansfield. Performance dates are September 9-11, and all performances will be held on stage at the Renaissance Theatre.

Appointments are not required for auditions. Those auditioning must be 18 years of age or younger (unless still attending high school) during the 2022-23 school year and should be no younger than 8 years of age. Anyone auditioning should be prepared to sing a 16-32 measure excerpt from a song of their choice and bring sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Some actors may be asked to read a short scene from the script. Those auditioning should bring a list of schedule conflicts between the dates of auditions and the September 9-11 performances of Seussical, Jr.

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Mansfield Youth Theatre Announces Auditions For Disney Descendants Musical

6 Jan , 2022  

By Renaissance Performing Arts Association

Auditions for the Mansfield Youth Theatre (MY Theatre) production of Disney’s Descendants: The Musical will be held on Sunday, January 9 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, and on Monday, January 10 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre 166 location, in downtown Mansfield.  Appointments are not required for auditions, and it is not necessary to attend both days of auditions.  

Those auditioning must be between the ages of 11 and 18 years of age (unless still attending high school) during the 2021-22 school year.  Anyone auditioning should be prepared to sing a 16-32 measure excerpt from a song of their choice and bring sheet music in the proper key.  An accompanist will be provided.  Actors may also be asked to read a short scene from the script. Those auditioning should bring a list of schedule conflicts between the dates of auditions and the performances of Descendants: The Musical.  

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Renaissance Theatre Announces Auditions

22 Dec , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre has announced auditions for the remainder of their 2021-2022 season, which includes musicals, plays, and even short films

“2022 will certainly be starting off with a bang at the Ren!” said Renaissance Theatre Marketing Manager, Ryan Shreve. 

“With blockbuster hits like Spamalot, and our new Emerging Artists program, there’s something exciting for everyone to audition for. We’ve been fortunate to have amazing local talent perform here over the past decade, and now we’re starting to see massive national submissions. It’s an exciting time to be part of these powerhouse productions.”

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National Auditions Announced For Spring Awakening

15 Oct , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre announces national virtual auditions for Spring Awakening the musical, which is to be performed live at Theatre 166.

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, “the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade,” Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

Auditions are open to performers ages 18 or older, and those under the age of 18 wishing to audition will require parental permission.

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Renaissance Announces Auditions For Two Upcoming Shows

4 Aug , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre has announced in-person and video auditions for their upcoming productions of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and Assassins the Musical.  In-person auditions will take place Saturday, August 21 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on stage at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in Mansfield OH. Video auditions are also accepted and encouraged beginning August 4, and continue through August 28. Auditions are open to performers ages 15 and up.

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Good Morning, Baltimore!: The Ren Annnounces Auditions For Hairspray

13 Feb , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

The Renaissance Theatre announces virtual auditions for their 2021 Summer musical, Hairspray. Auditions are open to performers ages 15 or older, and all diversities are encouraged to submit as the Renaissance maintains a policy of ethnically appropriate casting.

Performances will take place live on the Renaissance stage, July 31 – August 8, with rehearsals beginning June 29. Some roles are paid and all safety, masking and social distancing policies are strictly enforced.

Auditionees are asked to prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show, and learn a dance combination. Dance instruction videos will be made available at rentickets.org. More…

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Renaissance Announces Auditions For West Side Story In Concert

27 Jan , 2021  

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The Renaissance Theatre and Mansfield Symphony announce virtual auditions for the 2021 West Side Story in Concert which will take place live on stage March 20 at the Renaissance Theatre. Auditions are open to performers ages 16 or older. All diversities are encouraged to submit as the Renaissance maintains a policy of ethnically appropriate casting.

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Mansfield Symphony Chorus Seeks Members

10 Jul , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus (MSC) is welcoming virtual auditions for its 2020-2021 season.

Any member of the community is invited to audition. Under the direction of Chorus Master Lori Turner, MSC will perform three concerts this season: SingOut! A Choral Celebration, Holiday Pops, and Carmina Burana (the latter two in collaboration with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra). More…

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Mansfield Symphony Chorus Will Hold Open Auditions

20 Feb , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus is seeking new voices to add to the Chorus. Rather than setting aside a specific day for auditions, Chorus Master Lori Turner will make herself available for interest community members who would like to audition. The first choral rehearsal will be held on Sunday, February 23, at the Renaissance Theatre; however, auditions can be held at any time throughout the season. Rehearsals are on Sundays from 6:30-8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Mansfield Youth Theatre Holding Auditions For 13

15 Dec , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will host auditions for the Mansfield Youth Theatre production of 13 on Monday, January 13 and on Wednesday, January 15 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield.
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Auditions Arrive For Disney’s Frozen, Jr.

3 Jul , 2019  

The Renaissance will hold auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s Frozen, Jr. on Friday, July 19 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM, and on Saturday, July 20 from 1:00 until 5:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Avenue West in downtown Mansfield. More…

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General Auditions Set For Renaissance’s 2019-2020 Season

19 Jun , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre announces general auditions for their 2019-2020 season, Sunday, August 18 from 12 PM to 4 PM, and Monday and Tuesday, August 19 and 20 from 5 PM to 8 PM.

The season includes Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, (performing October 4-5 & 11-12), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (performing November 16-17 & 23-24), Rock of Ages (performing March 7-8, 14-15), and Cabaret (performing April 25-26 & May 2-3). More…

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Auditions Set For Play About Trailblazing Professional Footballer

10 Jan , 2019  

The Black Cyclone,” a play that tells the story of Charles Follis, the first black professional football player, will be featured again this spring on the stage of the Mansfield Senior High auditorium.

The production is a collaboration between Jim Stoner, who wrote the original play, the North End Community Improvement Cooperative, and Mansfield City Schools as part of the district’s 21st Century state grant. More…

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Third Audition Day Set For Mamma Mia!

26 Nov , 2018  

Due to overwhelming response, the Renaissance Performing Arts Association will be adding a third audition day for Mamma Mia!, a 2018-2019 Richland Bank Broadway Series production.  The auditions will be on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, December 3 from 4:30-7:30 PM and December 10 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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