An audition for performers and technicians for the 2013 Hersheypark summer season is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23 at Hershey Theatre, which is located on the corner of Chocolate Avenue and Cocoa Avenue. Applicants can park in the parking lots associated with the Theatre and enter through the main entrance on Caracas Avenue.
More than 70 performers and musicians and more than 20 technicians are needed to entertain guests during the upcoming Park season. From country to rock to Broadway, Hersheypark shows delight guests and win industry awards.
There is a new online registration procedure for the 2013 auditions. All applicants need to visit www.Hersheypark.com and complete the online registration form by Feb. 17 in order to participate. Applicants must be either 18 years of age or a high school graduate by May 2013.
Musician auditions for bass, guitar, keyboard, percussion (drum set, mallet/melodic, marching), saxophone (doubling preferred), trombone, trumpet and tuba will begin at 10 a.m. Musicians should be prepared with major/minor scales, two solo selections of contrasting styles, and improvisation.
Singers should have a dynamic voice with personality to match and be prepared with two vocal selections of contrasting styles (16 bars each) and bring sheet music in the proper key or an edited musical track. An accompanist will be provided. All singers may be called back to learn a dance combination after their vocal audition.
Dancers should be well-rounded in ballet, jazz and tap, and should wear appropriate attire and footwear. Auditions for dancers will take place at the conclusion of the singer auditions. Dancers may be called back to sing following the dance auditions.
Technical positions include audio technicians, lighting technicians, stagehands, stage managers and wardrobe personnel.
For more information, visit www.Hersheypark.com/entertainment/auditions.php
or e-mail audition@HersheyPA.com.