Tadcaster’s got talent search

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Local producers are looking for talented people of any age to go along and audition on Sunday, February 5 between 2-6pm at the Riley Smith Hall, Tadcaster for a chance to take part in an entertainment extravaganza.

For the successful auditionees there will be a series of weekly workshops in song/dance and stagecraft leading up to a performances on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.

Anyone interested must take sheet music or a backing track as accompaniment.

Any form of entertainment is encouraged from singing to magicians.

An organiser said: “People who just want to sing or dance in a group rather than perform a solo are very welcome but must come and audition also.”

The show is being organised by Pancake Productions - an independent company run by Angela Edwards and Jilly-Anne Wilson - that stages shows solely to raise money for charities.

From past shows they have presented large cheques to Breast Cancer Research, The Dogs Trust and NSPCC among many.

Their chosen charity this year is the Riley Smith Hall Tadcaster.

“Locals are passionate about The Riley Smith Hall and work hard year after year to keep this magnificent building alive as a venue for shows such as this,” added the spokesman.

“It is part of Tadcaster and district’s heritage.

The organisers are looking for anyone interested in auditioning or being involved in this spectacular as a helper backstage or front of house .

Anyone interested should contact Angela and Jilly-Anne on 07957 124922.

Otherwise people can turn up to the Smith Hall on February 5 between 2-6pm.