The City of San Marcos Theatre West invites youths ages 7 to 17 to audition for the musical “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at the San Marcos Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive, San Marcos on Monday, Jan. 19 anytime between 5 and 8 p.m.  Be prepared to sing a one-minute excerpt from a song of your choice.  Bring an instrumental CD if desired.  Also bring a school photo and a short list of past experiences you have had speaking, singing, or dancing in front of a group.  Beginners are welcome.

The performances will be held at the San Marcos Community Center on Feb. 19, 20, 21 and 22. For further information call (760) 744-9000 or go to www.san-marcos.net/theatrewest.