ABT holding auditions for elite youth troupes

Arizona Broadway Theatre will hold auditions for young performers ages 13 to 19 for the new elite teen performance troupes known as HyRev. Auditions will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. June 25 in the Arizona Broadway Theatre Encore Room, 7701 W. Paradise Lane.

Led by Lynzee and Mark Foreman, HyRev is the mash-up name of two new elite teen performance troupes coming to Arizona Broadway Theatre this fall: Sonic Revolution and HyperToneZ.

HyRev is specifically for performers ages 13 to 19 with some previous music theater/dance/show choir experience. The group is looking to help youths become the best performers they can be.

The program’s purpose is to build upon and improve participants’ performance strengths and includes Valleywide performances, with future out-of-area performances as time and scheduling allow.

HyRev rehearsals will occur in the ABT Encore Room on Monday nights throughout the school year. HyperToneZ will rehearse from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Sonic Revolution will rehearse from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Performers should prepare two 16-bar cuttings: one from a pop/mainstream song and one from a musical theater piece. Take sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist. Auditioners should also take a current headshot and resume.

Audition information can be found at azbroadway.org/hyrev. Follow the link to register for an audition slot. If you are unable to attend, but would still like to be considered for any of the roles/shows, email a headshot, resume and a video link to auditions@azbroadway.org to be reviewed for casting purposes.