Staged! Conservatory, a pre-professional training program for young actors, recently put out a casting call for teens living in the greater Portland area. Auditions will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17 and Friday, Aug. 18 for "1980's Teen Musical," a satirical take on the John Hughes generation.
The auditions will be held at Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., Portland. Roles are open for 23 actors to play high school students ages 16 to 18. There are no adult roles open.
The production begins rehearsals in mid-March and runs May 3-20. Those auditioning should prepare 32 bars of a pop song, and bring sheet music, a resume and a recent picture. Times are not assigned, and auditions are on a first come, first seen basis until 6:50 pm.