August 17-18: Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces Auditions for “Oro and Leona”

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Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for their upcoming musical, “Oro and Leona,” an original show written by Terri Scullin and Adam Vargas. The show centers around two golden lion tamarin monkeys, a brother and sister named Oro and Leona, who are separated from the rest of their family and must learn to survive on their own in the Amazon rainforest.


Auditions will be held August 17 and 18 for ages 6-9, with many roles available for performers of all experience levels. The award-winning theatre will cast all who audition. Rehearsals begin August 22, with performances taking place October 3 through 6.


Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 17 at 11 a.m. The dance call will be Sunday, August 18 at 11 a.m., with callbacks at 12:30 p.m. Auditions, callbacks, and rehearsals will be held at MTA’s performance space at 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem.


Those auditioning should prepare a musical theatre song (or any song you are comfortable with), 16-32 bars or one minute in length. Bring an accompaniment CD or iPod to sing with; you may also sing a capella if needed. Please have your registration materials (available online) completed prior to coming to the audition. If you are unable to make the scheduled audition time, please contact for an alternate appointment time.


Work with the director of “Oro and Leona” during the audition preparation workshop to be held Friday, August 16 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at MTA. The 90-minute group session is just $35, and space is limited to 18 participants. Reserve your spot online.