New Jersey Stage

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Senior Citizen Vocal Groups and Show Choirs Sought to Participate in New Jersey's SENIOR GLEE Vocal Showcase


(Manasquan,  NJ) -- Shore Repertory Theatre Company and The Algonquin Arts Theatre are issuing a "Casting Call" for seniors citizen vocal groups and choirs to audition for the SENIOR GLEE Vocal Showcase. Modeled after the wildly successful FOX TV show GLEE, the SENIOR GLEE Vocal Showcase is a fun, motivational experience for today's active adults who to sing as part of an adult vocal group or choir. This vocal showcase, is a ground breaking event for New Jersey and is the only such event in New Jersey to date!

The SENIOR GLEE Vocal Showcase involves a preliminary round of auditions at three different locations across Ocean and Monmouth County in which 6 vocal groups will be selected to perform in the final vocal showcase on Sunday, October 30th at 3:00pm at The Algonquin Arts Theatre , 173 Main Street in Manasquan.  Dates and locations for the preliminary rounds are as follows:

Monday August 22nd  1- 4 pm
Toms River Senior Center,  652 Garfield Ave, Toms River

Friday August 26th   2- 4 pm
@  The Algonquin Arts theatre, 173 Main St, Manasquan

Wednesday August 31st 4 – 6 pm  
@ RENAISSANCE MANCHESTER, 1 Renaissance Blvd, Manchester

Participating groups must include groups of 4 or more adults at least 55 years of age by January 1, 2011 and are asked to pay an entry fee of $10. Contestants should prepare a 10 minute vocal presentation best demonstrates their group's VOCAL and PERFORMANCE abilities. Performances may include featured soloists, duets, quartets in addition to group vocal selections. Refreshments will be provided at all audition rounds!
Each vocal group advancing to the Final SENIOR GLEE Vocal Showcase will receive $100.                                                                                                                             

For rules and regulation and more information visit the Shore Repertory Theatre Company website @ www.shorerep.org and/or call Senior Idol Director, Gina Lupi: (732)778-4591 to register or with any questions.