Sunday, February 04, 2018

Oro Valley Theatre Company open auditions for "Our Town."


From: Sue []
Sent: Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:16 PM


Oro Valley Theatre Company announces open auditions

The newly formed Oro Valley Theatre Company is proud to announce open auditions for its inaugural production, Thornton Wilder's, "Our Town." Auditions will be held on Monday, February 26, and Wednesday, February 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Leman Academy of Excellence, 12255 N. La Cañada Drive, Oro Valley.

Parts are available for adults and teens. If you would like to audition, please be prepared to read from the script. Those interested in working on costumes
, props, or want to volunteer, please contact Sue Bishop.


"Our Town" will be directed by Judi Rodman. Performances are scheduled for April 25 and 26, at 6 p.m., and April 29, at 2 p.m., at The Gaslight Music Hall, Oro Valley.  You may purchase dinner and beverages one hour prior to performance time.


For audition questions or general information, please call 520 370-3209 or email us at Tickets will soon be on sale through The Gaslight Music Hall, 520-529-1000. 

About the Director...

Dr. Judi Rodman is an Oro Valley resident with a robust background in the arts. Judi is the founder of a theatre company in Glenview, Illinois, where she lived with her husband, Bill, and three children for more than 30 years. As a theatre director, Judi received several grants from the Illinois Arts Council; she also won the award for Best Theatre Director on the North Shore of Chicago three times. She performed and directed for several theatre companies over the years. A few of her favorite roles as an actress include Maggie in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," Hennie in "Awake and Sing," and the mother in "Nuts." As a director, her credits include many plays and musicals such as "Guys and Dolls," "Cabaret," "Kiss Me Kate," the Fantasticks," "Mister Roberts," "The Odd Couple," and many more. 

After moving to Oro Valley, Judi and her husband performed together in the play, "Love Letters," as a benefit for cancer research, raising $27,000 for City of Hope. As a member of the faculty of The Learning Curve in Tucson, Judi has taught several courses related to both drama and psychology, and last year played Emily Dickinson in "The Belle of Amherst," as part of their Food for Thought series at Vivace Restaurant.

Judi's educational credits include:

B.A., English and Drama;

M.A., Speech and the Performing Arts;

M.S., Clinical Counseling/Human Services;

Ph.D, Psychology




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