Cincinnati Young People's Theatre (CYPT)
Announces Audition Dates and Times
For its 36th Annual Summer Musical
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice;
Book by Linda Woolverton
Perrino, Director; Steve Goers, Music Director; Maggie Perrino, Choreographer
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017
Auditions held at
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45238
As of Wednesday, March 1st
you may set up your audition appointment (and request a particular time slot)
email Jennifer Perrino, Producer at
OR call the box office at 513.241.6550 Monday – Friday, 11:00 am to 5:00
(See scheduled audition time slots below – item #3. Read further for
information about tech positions)
1. Must be 13 - 19 years of age at the time of the audition
2. All auditionees MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO AUDITION by:
Email Jennifer Perrino at
the box office @ 513 241 6550 – Monday – Saturday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Please note: You must provide your age, a good phone number and an email
address when setting up your audition.
You may request a specific time slot as listed in #3 below:
3. Audition times include:
May 13, 2017 @ 11am, Noon, 1pm and 2pm.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 @ 6:30pm, 7:30 pm, and 8:30 pm.
Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 6:30pm, 7:30 pm, and 8:30 pm.
y, May 15, 2017 @ 6:30pm, 7:30 pm, and 8:30 pm.
4. It is important you arrive 15-20 minutes BEFORE your scheduled audition
time to fill out paperwork.
5. Please prepare a song from a musical theater show that best represents
your singing voice (please bring sheet music for our accompanist).
Please note: Do not expect to sing
a cappella or with pre-recorded music.
6. Dress appropriately as you will be required to complete a dance
7. You will be asked to read from the script as well.
All auditionees must complete all three parts of the audition process (singing,
reading script, dancing). If all areas are not completed, then he/she will
not be considered for a role in the show.
Participation Fee: All participants (on stage and off) are required to pay
a participation fee for this summer program. Fee will be due at the first
rehearsal: $175.00 for performers (includes costume and show t-shirt); $50.00
for Techies (includes show t-shirt).
Attention Techies: Interviews will be set up for those interested in
working tech for this production.
Set up your audition by calling
the box office at 513.241.6550 Monday – Saturday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Or
email Jennifer Perrino, Producer at
to request a particular time slot.
Interviews slots include:
Saturday, May 13 @ 1:00 and
Sunday, May 14 @ 6:00
and 7:00 ???????
Tuesday, May 3rd @ 5:00 and
A limited amount of funds are in place to assist with the participation fee.
Funds are distributed on a confidential basis. Everyone is encouraged to
audition, regardless of ability to pay! Choosing the cast of the show is based
upon talent, enthusiasm and availability only. Ability to pay the participation
fee is never a factor in casting decisions.
The classic story tells of Belle, a
young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince
trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be
loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But
time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his
household will be doomed for all eternity.
What is CYPT?
Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre (CYPT) provides a summer of great experience
for performers and techies alike. Many of our members are now professional
actors, singers, dancers, technicians and musicians. Others are Drama,
Opera, Music Theatre, Voice, Music and Broadcasting majors at colleges all over
the country. To date, over 2,200 teens have been a part of CYPT!
CYPT has produced 35 years of exciting shows, including: Jesus
Christ Superstar, Footloose, 42nd Street, Children of Eden, Hello Dolly, Joseph
and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Anything Goes, The Pajama Game,
Les Miserables, Crazy For You, The Wedding Singer, Grease, Footloose, Hairspray,
West Side Story
and many more!
is the recipient of the Post-Corbett Award for Outstanding Arts Organization,
plus, the National Recreation and Parks Arts and Humanities Award, and the Ohio
State Award for Best Student Program.
brings together 100 teens each summer, on stage and off.
In 2015, participants came from 38
different schools, from all over the Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and
Southeast Indiana region.
CYPT is for you!
The teenage performer/techie interested in three things: 1) Theatrical
Experience; 2) A Summer project with a difference; 3) A lot of new friends with
the same interests.
Disney’s Beauty & The Beast Complete Performance Dates:
July 27 7:30 pm
Wednesday August 2
Friday July 28
August 3 7:30 pm
Saturday July 29 8:00 pm
Sunday July 30 2:00
August 6 2pm and 7:30 pm.
Tickets go on sale Monday, November 14, 2016!
Adult $18; Senior $16; College Students
$16.00; High school $14.00. Tickets
may be purchased by calling the box office at 513 241 6550