Valdosta Daily Times

March 29, 2014

Girl Scout writes play, hosts auditions

Dean Poling
The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — A Valdosta-area Girl Scout hosts auditions next week for a play she has created as part of her work to earn her Gold Award, which is the Girl Scout equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle rank.

McKinley Anderson’s play is called “A Journey to Courage.” She provides a description of her play: “Four children embark on a journey that will change their lives forever. They are a part of a secret agent school called the Academy. The four are chosen to perform a mission for the mysterious head of the school. Through trials and hardships, they use their skills to combat evil and overcome fears. They are reminded of the importance of teamwork and discover new strengths, which lead them to success.”

The play calls for 10 performers, ranging in age from 9 to 17 years old.

Those auditioning are asked to memorize a one-minute, age-appropriate monologue of their


Also, they should be prepared to read from McKinley’s script and they should bring a recent photograph.

The show is scheduled to run 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., May 31.

The audition is scheduled for 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, March 31, The Dosta Playhouse, 122 N. Ashley St.