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INA, Ill. (Aug. 20, 2019) – Actors are called to come live out a thrilling classic adventure this fall for the Rend Lake College 2019 Fall Play “Sinbad.” Auditions for the show will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3 in the RLC Theater. The play will hit the stage this fall Nov. 7-10.

Actors and community members age 16 and older are invited to audition. Each individual will be asked to cold read from the script, which will be provided during auditions, and perform some dance steps that will be taught at the top of the auditions. Actors should dress professionally and bring appropriate footwear for dancing. 

After the cast announcement, rehearsals will be held from 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays in the RLC Theater, with some exceptions. Cast and crew members will also be expected to assist with the set construction during a couple Sunday afternoons.  Those particular dates will be announced the first day of rehearsal.  For more information about auditions, contact Webb at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1295 or .

“Sinbad” is an imaginative retelling of the famous Arabian Nights character and his adventures written in 2000 by author Craig Sodaro.

“Sinbad is going to provide tons of comedy and adventure for our community this fall, so I need a large cast of colorful characters to make this family-appropriate play come to life; I am hoping for a great turn out on Sept. 3rd,” said RLC Theatre Professor and show director Tracey Webb.

“Sinbad” will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, with additional show times at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. A 2 o’clock matinee will be held Sunday, Nov. 10. Tickets cost $12 and will be available for purchase on Oct. 21. Contact the Box Office for additional information at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1467.

RLC students in the fall play will register for the tuition-free Practicum in Theatre (THEA 1102) class to participate. Students will earn three credit hours at the end of the semester. There is a technology fee associated with the class of $60.


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