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Business Briefs - Dollywood Schedules Auditions for 2017 Season

Newspaper article News Sentinel

Business Briefs - Dollywood Schedules Auditions for 2017 Season

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PIGEON FORGE - Dollywood has planned auditions to help discover new talent ready to perform in the park's world-class shows and productions.

Auditions take place in Birmingham, Ala., on Jan. 14, Spartanburg, S.C., on Jan 28, and at Dollywood on Feb. 18-19. The auditions give performers an opportunity to showcase their abilities for members of Dollywood's award-winning entertainment team.

Registration in Birmingham and Spartanburg begins at 10 a.m., while it begins at 9 a.m. at Dollywood. Auditions at all locations are from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Performers must be at least 17 years old.

"We have an impressive level of quality talent at Dollywood," said Dollywood entertainment director Paige Bales. "Each year we challenge ourselves to continue our high standard of entertainment, and it all begins with the people we are able to find at each of our auditions. We've helped a number of entertainers launch great careers and we're excited to see who we'll discover next."

During the open call auditions, Dollywood Entertainment is looking for singers with experience in country, musical theater or pop. The auditions are only for singers or singers who move. An audition call for small, roving bluegrass groups will take place at the Feb. 19 Dollywood audition only.

Additional details and audition requirements can be found at www.DollywoodAuditions.com.

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