Oz Calling: High School Musical Auditions and Behind-the-Scenes Opportunities!

Auditions for the Emerald City!

Emerald CityI’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore! The buzz is in the air at Gross Catholic High School as preparations are underway for the spectacular spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” From auditions to behind-the-scenes tech roles, this production is an open invitation for students to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of Oz. The show runs March 21st-24th, with performances at 7:30 PM, Thursday-Saturday, and 2 PM on Sunday.

Audition Details (Who Rang that Bell?)

Date and Time: Monday, December 4th

6 PM: Munchkin Auditions (Representing the Lollipop Guild)

Young talents, aged 6 and up, are invited to audition for Munchkin roles. Bring a headshot and a conflict sheet. Participation in all rehearsals during tech week (March 18th-20th) is mandatory. Could you prepare a short song (verse and chorus) and bring sheet music if possible?

7 PM: Gross Catholic High School Student Auditions

High school students at Gross Catholic can audition at 7 pm. Bring a headshot, resume, and conflict sheet. Prepare a 16-32 bar cut with a backup. Include clearly marked sheet music for the accompanist. Dancers, showcase your skills with a short montage of tricks.

Lions and Tigers and Tech Positions (And Your Little Dog, Too!)

Apart from acting roles, the production offers various tech positions. Current positions filled include Stage Manager and Lighting Designer. Tech enthusiasts bring a headshot, resume, and conflict sheet. Tech positions, including Toto team, child wrangler, quick change & quick make-up, set team, projector runner, sound operator, music operator, lights operator, fog machine operator, and two assistant stage managers are available.

Rehearsal Schedule (Not a happy si-tu-ation for the Wicked Witch!)

Rehearsals commence mid-January, running from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Munchkin rehearsals will be once a week starting at 4:30 PM..

Questions about the Man Behind the Curtain?

For inquiries, contact Mrs. Power at power@gcgmail.org. Stay updated on all developments by following @g.c.theatre on Instagram. Purchase tickets through the link in bio.

There’s No Place Like Gross Catholic: Support G.C. Theatre

Become a sponsor and contribute to G.C. Theatre’s success. For donations, contact Paloma Power directly at power@gcgmail.org.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road!

As the audition day approaches, the anticipation at Gross Catholic is contagious. Whether you’re vying for a lead role, contributing behind the scenes, or supporting from the audience, “The Wizard of Oz” promises to be a magical experience. Dive into the world of Oz, where talent knows no bounds—audition, participate, and let the magic unfold!

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About Gross Catholic

Gross Catholic, a co-educational, college preparatory high school, began its proud heritage of academic excellence rooted in the Marianist tradition in 1968. We consider ourselves one of the best Catholic schools in Omaha, Bellevue, and Papillion. The school motto Dux Esto (“Be a Leader”) is at the core of its extraordinary mission, innovative spirit, and fundamental values. The school offers a challenging environment and outstanding quality of life, both in academics and co-curricular activities, with a strong focus on STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) education. The spirit of Christian service and giving back is part of everything the school does. Gross Catholic’s top-tier status is reflected in its talented faculty, staff, and coaches who take great pride in seeing virtually every graduate head to college, often to the most prestigious domestic and international universities and service academies. Together with families and alumni, Gross Catholic forges relationships for a lifetime, helping to ready the next generation to be exemplary, principled leaders of the world.

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