The Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival will hold auditions for singers, actors, dancers and other performers in a few weeksfor the 2013 festival, a spokeswoman said today.
The festival will hold casting calls on October 13-14 for the musical
pageant, "The Sultan, the Sea Princess and the Hunchback,'' which will be
performed nightly at the festival February 15-24. Auditions will be held at
fairgrounds' Fullenwider Auditorium, 46350 Arabia St. in Indio, festival
spokeswoman Veronica Casper said.
Starting Monday, the audition application form and updated schedule
information will be posted at www.datepageantinfo.com. Dancers are asked to
arrive at 11 a.m. and others at 12:45 p.m.
People who are auditioning should bring an acting resume. Actors should
expect to "cold read,'' singers should bring an instrumental track on CD/MP3
or sheet music and other performers should prepare a routine, Casper said.
For information, email DatePageant@aol.com or call (760) 406-5873.