The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 5, 2013

Hoopeston theater group sets auditions


HOOPESTON — The Artistic Repertory Theatre plans auditions for the musical “Beauty and Beast.”

Auditions will begin at 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at The Academy, 203 E. Main St.

The show will be presented April 27-28 in the auditorium at Hoopeston Area High School.

“People of all ages, sizes and levels of stage experience, dance, singing and acting abilities are strongly urged to try this great opportunity,” according to a press release. “Beginners are welcome.”

Those who want to audition should prepare a short song to sing. A simple dance audition will begin at 1:15 p.m. for all auditioning.

Rehearsals will be at The Academy. For information, call Kathleen Margevich at 283-5216. If leaving a message, those interested should be sure to include their name and telephone number.