2017 Medora Musical
Auditions for the 53rd Edition of the Medora Musical will be held at the Plymouth Playhouse, 2705 Annapolis Lane, Plymouth, MN 55441, Monday, January 30th and Tuesday, January 31st at 6:30pm. First come, first served. No appointments taken.
The Medora Musical is a summer-long outdoor western variety show celebrating Theodore Roosevelt’s time in the North Dakota Badlands as well as the other colorful characters who inhabited the historical cattle town of Medora in the 1880s. Located at the gates of the beautiful Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The production is performed in the stunning state-of-the-art 2800 seat outdoor Burning Hills Amphitheatre build on the side of a butte overlooking the Badlands. The production is listed as one of the top 100 yearly events in the Northern Hemisphere by the American Bus Association and has also been placed in the Library of Congress as a national entertainment treasure.
We will be hiring 12 Singer/Dancers in their 20’s to early 30’s, 6 Musicians, and 4 Technicians. The Technicians needed are a Master Electrician, Sound Engineer, Wardrobe Supervisor, and a Stage Manager who will oversee a crew of 25. Technicians may send their resumes to Troupe America Inc., 3313 Republic Ave., St. Louis Park, MN 55426, or email resumes and references to Tricia Hofeld, Production Manager at [email protected].
Singer/Dancers should prepare two country songs, one up tempo and one ballad and be ready to sing 16 bars if asked. Also prepare a headshot and resume with references and dress to move. An accompanist will be provided as well as a CD player. Be sure your music is neat and readable and in the correct key so the accompanist does not have to transpose.
The Medora Musical begins rehearsing in Minneapolis May 5th and opens in Medora June 2nd, closing September 9th, 2017. Performances are every evening at 7:30pm MDT. These are salaried positions with a rehearsal stipend. A private room with bath, three meals a day, and transportation are also provided.
The Medora Musical is produced by StageWest Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Troupe America Inc. of Minneapolis, for the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. Call 612-333-3302 for further information.
StageWest/Entertainment/ DBA Troupe America, Inc.