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DTW Auditions

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) is committed to inclusivity and encourages ALL members of our community to apply for our upcoming season.

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Kidsworks Programs

Summer Musical Theatre Camp

Track A – June 12-23,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway A:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday June 23 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge A: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday June 23 at 4pm

Leadership A: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Track B – AM July 10-21,2023 (Mon-Fri)
Disney On Broadway B:
Grades 1-3
– 8AM-10:30AM, final performance Friday July 21 at 10am

Broadway On The Edge B: Grades 4-8
– 1PM-5PM, final performance Friday July 21 at 4pm

Leadership B: Grades 7 and up
– 8am-5pm

Desert Theatreworks’ KidsWorks Summer Musical Theatre Camp Program offers three choices of 2-week performing arts summer camp for grades 1-8 and extended leadership opportunities for High School Students. Every summer students learn singing, dancing, and acting or technical theatre and be a part of a staged musical production.

Tuition
Desert Sands Unified Students grades 1-8 can attend for FREE
through the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELOP). All you need is your student’s name, school, grade and student ID number. Please note *George Washington Charter School is not included in the DSUSD funding for this program and is not eligible for FREE tuition.

*Students from surrounding districts can attend our 2 week camp for $600.

SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTER TODAY!

Register Here!
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SEASON AUDITIONS Desert TheatreWorks 2024/25

Are you ready to step into the spotlight and be a part of something truly extraordinary? Desert Theatreworks welcomes you to audition for our upcoming season! Whether you're a seasoned performer or a budding talent, we invite you to showcase your skills and passion for the stage.

Audition Details: There are two ways to audition: through a self-tape submission or in person.

Self-tape Submissions: Send us your audition via self-tape with the link below. Make sure to include a brief introduction and showcase your talents. Submissions can be sent at any time, first considerations begin May 30th.

Location:
Indio Performing Arts Center 45175 Fargo Street Indio, CA 92201

Registration:
To participate, complete the online registration form below. Space is limited, so please ensure you register before auditions begin. All participants are required to complete the form.

Eligibility:
All performers, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, and background, are encouraged to audition. Non-union (AEA) performers of all skill levels are welcome.

Contact:
For questions and additional information, contact Adriana at
Adriana@dtworks.org or call 760-422-6519.


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Plays Audition:
- Be prepared for cold readings or improv exercises.
- Upon arrival, you will receive sides for all the plays you're auditioning for and time to review the material.

Musicals Audition:
- Prepare to sing, dance, and read sides.
- When you arrive, you will be provided with printed music and sides to prepare.
- Auditionees for musicals will learn choreography, music, and read for specific roles.

Attire:
- Choose clothing that aligns with the style and era of the show(s) you're aiming for.
- If auditioning for musicals, consider bringing comfortable dance attire and shoes, as movement and choreography are often required.

Preparation:
Research the Production(s):
- Request perusal copies for the shows you're auditioning for on the audition form.
- Understand the characters, plot, and themes to inform your audition piece and demonstrate genuine interest in the production.

General Tips:
- Plan to stay for the entire audition session (2-3 hours).
- Listen attentively to instructions and be open to taking creative risks.
- Prioritize emotive expression, infusing genuine feelings into your performance.
- Practice clear diction and projection for an easily understandable delivery.
- Arrive well in advance of your audition slot to prepare mentally and showcase professionalism.

Compensation:
While being a non-union, non-profit theatre company, compensation is offered to cover expenses for performers aged 18 and over.

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Audition FormSelf Tape Form

In Person Auditions:

Join us on:
Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 PM
Saturday, June 8th at 10:00 AM
Saturday, June 8th at 2:00 PM

Please note that in-person auditions require registration due to limited spots available. Register at the link provided below to secure your slot and let your talent shine on our stage!

Location:
Indio Performing Arts Center 45175 Fargo Street Indio, CA 92201

Registration:
To participate, complete the online registration form below. Space is limited, so please ensure you register before auditions begin. All participants are required to complete the form.

Eligibility:
All performers, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, and background, are encouraged to audition. Non-union (AEA) performers of all skill levels are welcome.

Contact:
For questions and additional information, contact Adriana at
Adriana@dtworks.org or call 760-422-6519.


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Plays Audition:
- Be prepared for cold readings or improv exercises.
- Upon arrival, you will receive sides for all the plays you're auditioning for and time to review the material.

Musicals Audition:
- Prepare to sing, dance, and read sides.
- When you arrive, you will be provided with printed music and sides to prepare.
- Auditionees for musicals will learn choreography, music, and read for specific roles.

Attire:
- Choose clothing that aligns with the style and era of the show(s) you're aiming for.
- If auditioning for musicals, consider bringing comfortable dance attire and shoes, as movement and choreography are often required.

Preparation:
Research the Production(s):
- Request perusal copies for the shows you're auditioning for on the audition form.
- Understand the characters, plot, and themes to inform your audition piece and demonstrate genuine interest in the production.

General Tips:
- Plan to stay for the entire audition session (2-3 hours).
- Listen attentively to instructions and be open to taking creative risks.
- Prioritize emotive expression, infusing genuine feelings into your performance.
- Practice clear diction and projection for an easily understandable delivery.
- Arrive well in advance of your audition slot to prepare mentally and showcase professionalism.

Compensation:
While being a non-union, non-profit theatre company, compensation is offered to cover expenses for performers aged 18 and over.

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In Person Audition Form

Why Join Desert Theatreworks?

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit local theatre community nestled in the heart of the East Coachella Valley, Desert Theatreworks is more than just a stage; it's a family. We're dedicated to nurturing and showcasing talent from our diverse community, offering opportunities for growth, creativity, and connection. Join us, and become a part of something truly special.

Don't miss your chance to be a part of the magic! Whether you're dreaming of the spotlight or craving the thrill of the backstage, Desert Theatreworks welcomes you with open arms. Let's create unforgettable moments together on stage. See you at auditions!

For more information, please email Artistic Director Lance Phillips at
lance@dtworks.org.
Location:
Indio Performing Arts Center 45175 Fargo Street Indio, CA 92201

Registration:
To participate, complete the online registration form below. Space is limited, so please ensure you register before auditions begin. All participants are required to complete the form.

Eligibility:
All performers, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, and background, are encouraged to audition. Non-union (AEA) performers of all skill levels are welcome.

Contact:
For questions and additional information, contact Adriana at
Adriana@dtworks.org or call 760-422-6519.


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Plays Audition:
- Be prepared for cold readings or improv exercises.
- Upon arrival, you will receive sides for all the plays you're auditioning for and time to review the material.

Musicals Audition:
- Prepare to sing, dance, and read sides.
- When you arrive, you will be provided with printed music and sides to prepare.
- Auditionees for musicals will learn choreography, music, and read for specific roles.

Attire:
- Choose clothing that aligns with the style and era of the show(s) you're aiming for.
- If auditioning for musicals, consider bringing comfortable dance attire and shoes, as movement and choreography are often required.

Preparation:
Research the Production(s):
- Request perusal copies for the shows you're auditioning for on the audition form.
- Understand the characters, plot, and themes to inform your audition piece and demonstrate genuine interest in the production.

General Tips:
- Plan to stay for the entire audition session (2-3 hours).
- Listen attentively to instructions and be open to taking creative risks.
- Prioritize emotive expression, infusing genuine feelings into your performance.
- Practice clear diction and projection for an easily understandable delivery.
- Arrive well in advance of your audition slot to prepare mentally and showcase professionalism.

Compensation:
While being a non-union, non-profit theatre company, compensation is offered to cover expenses for performers aged 18 and over.

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