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Soar to New Heights by Auditioning for 'Up' at Oakton

Audition for the Performing Arts at Oakton’s production of 'Up' Sunday, October 14, and Monday, October 15.

Take the stage for a play in which chasing a dream can leave you up in the air! Audition for the Performing Arts at Oakton’s production of Up. Try outs are scheduled 12 – 3 p.m., Sunday, October 14, and 6 – 9 p.m., Monday, October 15, at Oakton’s Studio One, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines. No appointment is necessary.

Sixteen years ago, Walter Griffin flew high above the earth in a lawn chair suspended by weather balloons. Now he tinkers obsessively with failed inventions, trying to recapture his 15 minutes of fame while his disillusioned wife Helen supports the family and his teenage son Mikey languishes.

The director is seeking males ages 15 to 50 and females age 16 to 55. Prepare a contemporary comedic monologue (up to two minutes in length) or read from the script. Monologues need not be memorized.

Up will be performed November 29 – December 2, and December 6 – 9, at Studio One.

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