Children ages 8-14 are invited to join the Coronado Junior Arts League on a trip down the Yellow Brick Road in a musical production of the Wizard of Oz. Children and teens who are interested in this program are encouraged to attend the Free “How to Audition Classes” on Monday, Sept 18, and Wednesday, Sept 20, from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Coronado Community Center to learn the skills helpful in getting that perfect part in any production including how to command stage presence, what builds self-confidence and how to articulate speech.
Next up are The Wizard of Oz Auditions on Monday, Sept 25 & Wednesday, Sept 27, from 3:30-5:30 pm at the community center. Wizard of Oz actors, mark your calendar with the rehearsal schedule of Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm from Oct 2 – Nov 29, Tech Week Mon-Fri, Dec 4-8 (time TBD), and for the performances on Saturday and Sunday, December 9 and 10.
The Coronado Junior Arts League Production of The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition is a one-hour adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, specially tailored for elementary and middle school-aged actors. This stage adaptation, featuring the characters and celebrated songs from the film, brings the wondrous Land of Oz to life in a jubilant theatrical experience.
Our production begins with a ‘How to Audition’ class followed by auditions into our 10-week theater intensive culminating with two performances of ‘The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition’.
For more information or to register for the Free How to Class, the Auditions, or the 10 week production, go to www.coronado.ca.us/civicrec or call the recreation department at 619-522-7342. Advanced registration is required for the How To Class, Auditions, and Oz Production.