Awesome! We’re excited that you’re interesting in being part of the Kensington Theatre experience. We have people of all ages and talent levels join us for our different shows throughout the year. We welcome you no matter if this is your first time or your 20th (you know who you are).
West Side Story is the award-winning adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Two teens from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective gangs build toward tragedy. Toni Butler will direct this touching classic.
Ages: 16 and older
Auditions: Singing Audiitons: April 18 (7-10p) and Dance/Stage Combat Auditions April 19 (6-10p)
Call Backs: April 21, 8a-3p (by invitation only)
First Cast Meeting: April 24, 7p
Auditions: Please sing 16 bars from a song in the style of West Side Story. Bring an audition form (available April 9, 2018). You can schedule your 5 minute audition time for April 18 beginning April 9, 2018. All Girls and Boys auditioning will need to attend the dance auditions from 6-8p on April 19. All boys auditioning will need to attend the stage Combat Auditions from 8-10p on April 19.
Rehearsals: Generally, rehearsals will be Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (6-10 PM) and Saturdays (8 AM–5 PM). The amount of rehearsals you need to attend will depend on the part you are cast in. We will begin rehearsals April 24, 2018. We will not rehearse May 25-June 1, 2018.
Performances: June 15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25, 29 & 30, 2018.
While you are waiting to play, come see our plays and theatre! Get to know us through our work! We love positive, hard working actors… that’s how we became who we are today!