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The Lightning Thief

The Percy Jackson Musical

 

As the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson has newly-discovered powers he can’t control, a destiny he doesn’t want, and a mythology textbook’s worth of monsters on his trail. When Zeus’s master lightning bolt is stolen and Percy becomes the prime suspect, he has to find and return the bolt to prove his innocence and prevent a war between the gods. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the thief. He must travel to the Underworld and back; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and come to terms with the father who abandoned him.

Adapted from the best-selling book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed mythical adventure “worthy of the gods” (Time Out New York).”

Auditions are open to all people ages 13-22. Looking for big personalities, and performers who sing, dance, and/or rap with an ability to play a variety of characters in the world of Percy Jackson.  

Please prepare 16-24 bars of a Broadway-style song and a 1-minute comic monologue or story to show personality and/or character.

 

DATE:    Monday, August 1st, 2022

TIME:    Audition slots at 6pm and 7pm

LOCATION:

Youth Performance Company Headquarters

641 Fairview Avenue N, St Paul, MN  55104

PERFORMANCE DATES:

October 14-30, 2022

Performances are on weekends, with one daytime performance on October 28.

Schedule an Audition

Appointment Only. 

Auditions will be held on August 1st beginning at 6pm with callbacks on August 3rd at 6pm at YPC headquarters: 641 Fairview Ave. Suite 191 St. Paul, MN 55104.

Auditions are open to all people ages 13-22. Looking for big personalities, and performers who sing, dance, and/or rap with an ability to play a variety of characters in the world of Percy Jackson.

Please prepare 16-24 bars of a Broadway-style song and a 1-minute comic monologue or story to show personality and/or character.

 

YOUTH PERFORMANCE COMPANY AUDITION GUIDELINES

Auditions are closed. Parents and friends are not allowed to observe the audition. This enables the young actor to completely focus all of his or her attention on the audition. The audition structure is as follows:
  • 10-20 actors will audition at one time; with auditions being one hour per group
  • If the show is a musical, the choreographer will teach the group a simple dance routine to see how well the actors move
  • If the show is a musical, the music director will have each actor sing a portion of a song without accompaniment. In addition, actors may be asked to do scales.
  • If the actor has been asked to prepare a monologue – each actor will stand up and perform their monologue for the production staff.
  • The director may ask the actors to improvise a scene or read from the script.

YPC requires all staff and actors (age 12+) to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. We also require everyone to wear a mask while inside.  To ensure the safety of everyone, we will follow all CDC and state guidelines throughout the production period.

Youth Performance Company is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work. We seek to cast actors who reflect the children in our audiences.

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