The Music and Cultural Arts Division of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is seeking members, ages 8 and older, to participate in the 2012 production of Savior of the World: His Birth and Resurrection.
Auditions for lead and ensemble roles are available by appointment, by calling (801) 240-2551. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Auditions will be held at the Bountiful Regional Center (835 North 400 East, North Salt Lake, Utah) on August 24 (NOTE: Aug 28th was just added; Aug 24 and 25 are full) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and on August 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More auditions will be held in room 2206 of Brigham Young University????????s Richards Building on August 29 and 30 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on August 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Callbacks will be held from September 4 through 8, 2012, and rehearsals begin on September 15, 2012.
Those interested in a specific role should bring a r????sum???? and 16 bars of a song that will demonstrate their vocal range and ability. Those interested in an ensemble role should prepare to sing a hymn or Primary song as an individual or in a family.
Savior of the World is a two-hour musical production performed in the Conference Center Theater in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is based on the events surrounding the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and was first performed in 2000 for the inauguration of the Church????????s Conference Center Theater. In 2012 it will run from November 16 through December 29.
Cast members are chosen, in part, for their theatrical ability, but directors are also seeking those with a desire to share their witness of Jesus Christ. The more than 100 speaking and singing parts are recast every year, bringing new participants to the production.