St. John's Conservatory theater holding auditions for 'Oliver Twist' in Ogdensburg
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 2:53 pm

OGDENSBURG -- St. John’s Conservatory Theater (SJCT), now in their fifth season, is holding auditions for their musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic "Oliver Twist" titled simply "Twist."

Written and directed by award-winning writer/composer Richard O’Donnell (under his pen name B.R. Kreep), "Twist" tryouts will be held Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, at 6 p.m.

Auditions for "Twist" are on the second floor of the St. John's Parish House near the corner of Franklin and Knox streets.

Rehearsals for the show begin in June and performances are the weekends of July 13-23, at the OFA George Hall Auditorium.

Several adult roles are available as well as many juvenile roles including orphan Oliver/Olivia Twist, the Artful Dodger, numerous Street Urchins, and numerous Orphans, too.

For auditions, come prepared to sing a favorite song “a cappella” for the directors and to read from the script.

St. John’s Conservatory Theater is a not-for-profit company of actors, artisans, and artists. It is our vision to create educational, inspirational, and professional opportunities for local talent of all ages while presenting original musicals based on literature and legend.

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