Local singers can audition for “Rent — The Musical: Concert Version Performance,” on March 1 and 2 at the Performing Arts School at bergenPAC. Performances will mark National Mental Health Awareness Month and will be at Englewood Health from May 17 to 19. The director, Alexander Diaz, and the musical director, Glenn Gordon, are looking for a diverse cast of 12 to 15 people, 16 years old and older. All roles are unpaid and everyone must be available for all the performances.
Auditions will be held at the Performing Arts School, 1 Depot Square, in Englewood. Hopefuls should bring a headshot and resume to the audition and be prepared to sing a song in the style of the show, along with two songs for characters they wish to be considered for. A piano accompanist will be provided. Call (201) 482-8194 to schedule an appointment.
“Rent,” set in Manhattan’s East Village, is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. The show won the Tony Award for best musical and the Pulitzer Prize for drama. It has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Rehearsals will be held at Englewood Health on May 15 and 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., with additional rehearsals at the Performing Arts School. For more information, call (201) 482-8194 or email email@example.com.