All auditions are held at Midvale Performing Arts Center (MPAC) unless otherwise stated in info.
MPAC address: 695 West Center Street (7720 South), Midvale

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged

Auditions January 3, 2017
Callbacks, by appointment only, January 4, 2017
5 Performances: March 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 2017

Producer – Melody Chapman
Director – Candice Jorgensen

Just when you thought winter was getting boring, the Midvale Arts Council has solved ALL of your winter blues with this hilarious comedy: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged”. We are looking for leading adults to bring hilarity to the stage that we have never seen before! Auditions will be held at the Midvale Performing Arts Center 695 W Center Street (7720 South), Midvale, UT on January 3, 2017 from 7 to 9pm; no appointment necessary. Callbacks to be held at the same location on January 4 starting at 7pm by invitation only. Come to Auditions prepared with a comedic monologue, a Shakespearean monologue or a Comedic Shakespeare monologue (no longer than 2 minutes) and your conflicts between January 14 through March 11, 2017. A headshot and theater resume are awfully helpful, but not required. Directed by Candice Jorgensen and Produced by Melody Chapman. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged” runs March 3-4, 6, & 10-11, 2017 at the Midvale Performing Arts Center. Cast read through and first rehearsal to be held Saturday on January 14.  

MAC Audition Form CWWS Word Doc

MAC Audition Form CWWS pdf


Complete Works … Abridged Cast List


AuditionWednesday March 22, 2017 7-9 p.m.
Callbacks, by invitation, Saturday March 25
8 Performances: June 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 2017 (matinees on Saturdays)

Producer – Stephanie Johnson
Director – Kristie Wallace

The Midvale Arts Council will hold auditions for Hairspray, the Broadway Musical on Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 7-9:00 p.m. at the Midvale Performing Arts Center: 695 West Center Street (7720 South), Midvale, UT. Auditioners should come prepared with 16-32 bars of an upbeat Broadway musical, pianist will be provided. No minus tracks. Auditioners are encouraged to bring a headshot and resume to auditions as well. All roles are open. Race and size roles vary from White/Caucasian to Black/African American and slim to plus sized. Callbacks, by invitation only, will be held Saturday March 25, 2017. Performance dates are June 2-10, 2017.  Please direct questions to

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a guardian at all rehearsals and performances.

Hairspray is written by Marc Shaiman, Mark O’Donnell, Thomas Meehan, and Scott Wittman, based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Walters. Set in the 1960’s, this exciting musical tackles size and race issues with shop stopping, toe tapping music and dance.

Character breakdown:

Tracy Turnblad – Female, Mezzo/Belt. Stage age 16-19, Plus size.
Edna Turnblad – Male, in female drag, Tenor, Stage age 40+, Plus size.
Wilbur Turnblad – Male, Bariton, Stage age 40+
Corny Collins – Male, Tenor. Stage age 25+
Penny Pingleton – Female, Soprano, Stage age 16-19
Link Larkin – Male, Baritone,
Amber von Tussle – Female, Mezzo/Soprano, Stage age 16-19
Velma von Tussle – Female, Alto, Stage age 40+
Motormouth Maybelle – Female, Alto, Stage age 40+, ethnic role, Plus size.
Seaweed – Male, Tenor, stage age 16-19, ethnic role
Little Inez – Female, Mezzo/Soprano, stage age 13-15, ethnic role
Prudy Pingleton – Female, Mezzo/Soprano, Stage age 40+
The Dynamites – Female x3, Vocal trio, ethnic roles
Council Members – Both, stage age 16-19
Ensemble – ages and ethnicity vary from youth to adult

Hairspray Audition Form – doc
Hairspray Audition Form – fillable pdf

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