KHS to hold auditions for summer production

By on May 19, 2011

KANELAND—If you love musical theatre and have a heart for performing, consider participating in the Kaneland Community Summer Theatre Production.

This year’s production is “Bye Bye Birdie,” under the direction of Diane McFarlin, vocal direction of Brandon Staker, and musical direction of Maria Dripps-Paulson.

Performances are July 8-10 and 15-17. However, auditions are coming up quickly for those who are interested in being on stage for this production. Anyone who is currently in middle school or older may audition. Auditions will be held on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 21, at 9 a.m.

Those interested should enter through the F7 door at the northeast corner of Kaneland High School (follow the signs) for auditions. There are specific audition requirements and information, so be sure to visit For questions regarding the production, e-mail

A pit orchestra for the musical is being formed and will be directed by Dripps-Paulson. Auditions are not necessary for musicians, although a recommendation from a student’s music teacher is required for students in middle or high school. Please e-mail if you are interested in playing in the pit orchestra for this production.