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Howard Community College’s Arts Collective Announces Open Auditions for “Urinetown”

January 12, 2012

AC is seeking approximately 16 to 18 actors for spring production of Tony Award-winning musical

(Columbia, MD) - Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) is seeking actors of all levels of experience, ages 16 and up, for their May production of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Urinetown.” Auditions will take place in HCC’s Smith Theatre on Sunday, February 12 from 7 to 10 p.m.; Monday, February 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 15 from 6 to 9 p.m.

All those considering auditioning are highly encouraged to sign up for a 90-minute audition slot and read all the recommended audition materials on AC’s website ( Performers will be required to read a brief scene from the script, as well as sing 16 bars of a song from one Broadway musical.

 An audition information session will be held on February 1 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in HCC’s Smith Theatre. Rehearsals are to begin after February 22. Performances run from May 3 through 13. For more information on AC, visit or email

The Smith Theatre is located inside the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center (HVPA) on the campus of HCC, located at 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, MD, 21044.

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Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to nearly 29,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.