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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, May 13, 2013

Beauty and the Beast Auditions Saturday June 1st

Lompoc Youth Theater will be holding auditions for this summer’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Saturday June 1st. Each summer, Lompoc Youth Theater provides a 3 week youth theater camp that involves approximately 60 elementary through college age students and culminates in four live performances. Actors in grades 4 through college are welcome to audition and must first register with the City of Lompoc Parks and Recreation.


Zach Schmidt as Harold Hill conducting the River City Boys Band in Lompoc Youth Theater's 2012 production of The Music Man.
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Zach Schmidt as Harold Hill conducting the River City Boys Band in Lompoc Youth Theater’s 2012 production of The Music Man.

Cost for the 3 week camp is $325(early bird $300). Limited scholarships are available. To register and receive an audition appointment, please contact City of Lompoc Parks and Recreation at 805 875-8100.

The rehearsal period will take place during a 3 week performing arts camp held M-F July 15-August 2, 9am-noon at the Lompoc Civic Auditorium. Students will learn acting, dance, singing and live performance skills from seasoned professionals, complete with brilliant costumes, lights and live accompaniment. Students of all ages learn hard work, teamwork and make lasting friendships. Performances of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be August 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7pm at the Lompoc Civic Auditorium.

Founded in 2009 by director Joyce Mayhew, LYT seeks to supplement school curriculums with professionally taught Performing Arts classes, workshops and productions. Last summer’s heartwarming production of The Music Man was enjoyed by large audiences. All Lompoc Youth Theater workshops and classes are funded entirely by participants and community member donations. For more information about auditions or to donate to LYT, please visit LYT’s website at http://www.lompocyouththeater.org or email lompocyouththeater@yahoo.com.

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