WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
WHO CAN AUDITION?
Anyone from 5 (generally) on up (yes, even adult ages) that is willing and able to follow directions and have useful fun!
WHERE ARE THE SHOWS & REHEARSALS?
At CPP's Youtheatre Players space at The Shops @ Palm Desert (formerly Westfield).
WHEN ARE THE REHEARSALS?
The range for rehearsals are as follows: Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and Fridays from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. NOTE: Individual rehearsal schedules will vary depending on the extent of involvement (e.g., cast in both plays or just one, etc.). Not all cast may be needed at all rehearsals or for all the scheduled rehearsal time on any day. Additional rehearsals may be called, if needed, based on cast consultation as to scheduling. SEE ALSO Calendar to left.
WHAT IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE
~ Each participant is expected to sell at least six (6) public tickets @ $10 each.
~ Each participant must be OFF-BOOK when requested!
~ Each participant must provide all conflict information up front AND
~ Once casting and rehearsing commences, must see their commitment through to the end.
~ A PARENT of any participant under 18 MUST come in to complete paperwork at orientation.
WHAT IS EXPECTED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE
~ Each participant should proudly support and promote the show! This includes - distribute show fliers/posters at businesses, promote the show on social media, encourage classmates/ friends/ family members to attend, and help seek support (financial or otherwise) for the show.
~ Each participant (or someone on his/her behalf) should volunteer time to help with costumes, sets, props, show tech, backstage assistance, box office, snack management, or other areas).
~ Each participant should demonstrate, through actions and attitudes: commitment, non-disruptive behavior, respect, compliance (cast & parents), willingness to follow directions, timeliness (at and on-time to all rehearsals and called times), desire to excel.
~ Each participant should not leave any rehearsal or other called time before being officially dismissed AND all parents follow the proper procedures for picking up their participant children.
~ Each participant and all volunteers should dress appropriately and be mindful of language.
~ Parents should not use the threat of pulling their child participant from the production as punishment – it is unfair to the other participants, to the production, and, by extension, the community we serve.
~ It is highly recommended that all valuables be left at home. There is no secure place to keep them in the rehearsal/performance space.
REPERCUSSIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS!
~ You may be asked to leave the production
~ You may be given a different role in the production
~ You will not be refunded your deposit money (though you will still get your tickets)
~ We reserve the right to implement monetary fines and penalties for violations.