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Bye Bye Birdie Callback Auditions

  • Sanger High School Multipurpose Room 1045 North Bethel Avenue Sanger, CA, 93657 United States (map)

PROGRAM CREDITS: Book by MICHAEL STEWART / Music by CHARLES STROUSE / Lyrics by LEE ADAMS / Originally Produced by EDWARD PADULA / Directed by BRITTANY ZENZ / Choreography by SHANNON PELLETIER / Music Direction by ANDREW ESQUER

SCHEDULE: Initial Auditions take place Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5, at the Sanger High School Multi-Purpose Room, 1045 Bethel Avenue, Sanger, CA 93657. Registration begins at 5:30 pm; auditions begin at 6:00 pm. Advance registration is not required but is greatly preferred. Callbacks take place Thursday, April 6 at Sanger High School, Room 903, at 6:00 pm. Rehearsals begin Monday, May 1, and generally take place during the evenings at the Sanger High School MPR; specific times and locations TBD. Performances on June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and July 1 at the Sanger High School MPR; times TBD.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY: Participants must be age 8 and older; participants between ages 8 and 13 must have parents present; participants between ages 14 and 17 must have parents present and/or have in hand parental consent form filled out. All participants must be available for all scheduled rehearsals, meetings, and performances. Those selected to join the cast will be asked to contribute a $20 costuming fee.

WHAT YOU NEED: Prepare 32 bars from one song in the spirit of the music of the show. Songs from Bye Bye Birdie are not recommended. An accompanist will be provided; bring clearly marked sheet music in the same key in which you will be singing. At your own preference, you may provide your own accompanist, but CDs, iPods, etc. with pre-recorded accompaniment will not be accepted. Sheet music for suggested audition songs will be made available for participants whom cannot secure their own sheet music. Bringing your own water to drink is recommended. Due to association with Sanger Unified School District, please bring a valid form of ID. 

CAST BREAKDOWN: Please visit for casting information.

DETAILS: Non-AEA. Volunteer participation only; no compensation or stipends.

TO REGISTER FOR AUDITION: Advance registration is not required but is greatly preferred. Online registration and printable registration form available at No phone calls, please. For more information, send email to, and include the word "AUDITION" in your subject line.

Earlier Event: April 5
Bye Bye Birdie Auditions
Later Event: May 1
Bye Bye Birdie Rehearsal