South Arkansas Arts Center will stage "James and the Giant Peach JR."

The South Arkansas Arts Center in El Dorado has audition call for youth, grades 2-8, interested in trying out for "James and the Giant Peach, JR,” the upcoming Youth Community Theatre Production.

Auditions will be held at 2 p.m. January 11 and 4 p.m. January 13 at SAAC.

Production dates are April 24-25.

There is no fee for participation.

Parts are available for more than 30 roles. Auditioners should fill out an audition form and review the rehearsal schedule. Children should plan to be at SAAC for auditions on January 11. Directors will see new faces and call backs on Monday, January 13.

Everyone will be taught two songs and some simple dance steps. Wear appropriate footwear and be prepared to move.

Those wishing to be considered for a primary role will be asked to read at auditions. No preparation is required. There are parts including featured roles for a mysterious narrator, a lonely orphan, a sweet ladybug, a smart grasshopper, a sassy spider, a nervous earthworm, a grouchy centipede, two horrible aunts, and many ensemble roles.

SAAC will also host a Back to School Peach Party on stage from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 4. All Arts Academy students and their parents are invited to find out more about what is happening at SAAC this Spring at the party.

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