Hi-Liners’ Auditions For “Les Miserables – Student Edition” Are June 4-6

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Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding auditions for “Les Miserables – Student Edition” on June 4, 5 and 6, and they’re looking for young actors.

While we haven’t seen the “Student Edition” of Victor Hugo’s story, but we’re pretty sure it doesn’t involve Disneyfied teens wearing cheerleader uniforms and singing about high school.

Actually, here’s what the Hi-Liners website says about it:

This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes and honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive father – violating his parole in the process. The relentless Inspector Javert, who makes a decent life for Valjean impossible, consequently pursues him. Only years later, after Valjean proves his mettle during a bloody student uprising and saves the life of a young man hopelessly in love with Valjean’s adopted daughter, does the ex-convict finally feel fully redeemed.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Hi-Liners Auditions for “Les Miserables – Student Edition”

WHEN: June 4, 5 and 6

HOW: Learn more and sign up to audition at www.hi-liners.org.

INFO: From an email:

It has been seven long years but “Les Miserables – Student Edition” is returning to Burien and the Highline Performing Arts Center. We wowed nearly 4,000 ticket buyers last time and The Hi-Liners is again looking for the best young actors and singers in the Northwest to captivate a whole new generation.

If you know a young actor who is looking for a high quality environment to study the performing arts, they need to know about this opportunity, because our alumni are being seen professionally all over town. In fact, two of the cast members from our original production of Les Miz are currently starring in Village Theatre’s production of 42nd Street, and 25% of their entire cast is made up of Hi-Liners. Burien and The Hi-Liners is the place to start a theatrical career.

How? Well on June 4, 5 & 6 the Hi-Liners will be holding auditions for Les Miserables. Although we are tuition based there is no cost to audition. Any interested students age 9-19 should go to www.hi-liners.org for information or to sign up online for an appointment to audition.

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