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Auditions set for Holiday World’s 2011 shows

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SANTA CLAUS – Local auditions for Holiday World’s 2011 cast of entertainers are scheduled for later this month at the park’s Holiday Theater. The 2011 musical entertainment lineup at Holiday World will include the following:
• Real Country: Latest hits along with country classics.
• Rejoice!: Contemporary Christian music with worship music and Christian hits.
• Vinyl Daze: A pop musical featuring favorites from throughout the years.
• The Beachcombers: A cover band of Beatles and Beach Boys music with vo-cals, guitars, bass and drums.
• Holidog & Friends: The park’s mascots include Holidog, Safari Sam and George the Eagle.
Singers, dancers, musicians, actors and technicians interested in applying should prepare a one-page resume listing education, training and experience.
Performers must be prepared to sing a ballad and up-tempo song (limit to one minute each) in country, pop or rock style.
A piano accompanist and CD player will be provided. All performers are asked to bring dance attire, as a brief dance combination will be taught on site by a staff chor-eographer.
Musicians should prepare two audition pieces. Holiday World's auditions are scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. CST Saturday, Jan. 29, in the park’s Holiday Theater.
The park’s entertainment department will hire up to 16 singer-dancers, 12 actors, up to four musicians and five stage-sound technicians.
Performers and technicians must be at least 16 years old by the start of re-hearsals in March to be eligible for hire.
For more information about auditions, visit the park’s Web site at www.holidayworld.com/jobs or call (877) Go-Family. Holiday World’s 65th season begins May 7.
Splashin’ Safari’s opening day is May 13.