AUDITIONS

Auditions for

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare

 

Saturday, June 18   1:00 PM

Monday, June 20   6:30 PM

Director: Joel Longstreth

Performance Dates: September 16-18, 23-25

 

18-20 strong actors needed, ages 16 and up.

Please familiarize yourself with at least two of these monologues and be prepared to deliver them. Memorization not necessary. British or Scottish accents not necessary.

In place of the second monologue, you may substitute a one-minute monologue from another Shakespeare play.

There will also be cold reads from the script.

 

Be ready to share a complete list of conflicts for July, August, and September (other productions, work, vacations, etc.). 

Please remember we'll be looking for actors who can make local audiences understand Shakespeare (and his language), and prepare accordingly.

Preregister for auditions here.

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Auditions for

Hello, Dolly!

By Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart

Saturday, July 16   1:00 PM

Monday, July 18   6:30 PM

Director/Choreographer: Danelle Afflerbaugh

Music Director: Roy Adams

Performance Dates: November 11 - 13, 18 - 20

Requirements:

Please prepare to sing 60 seconds of a song in the style of the show. Do not sing a song from the show. A speaker and cord will be provided.  No cds.

You will be asked to read from the script.

Please be prepared for a short musical theatre style dance audition.  Wear clothes that allow movement and dance shoes/shoes you can dance in.  No sandals.

Be ready to share a complete list of conflicts for the run of the show (other productions, work, vacations, etc.) 

Plot:

Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, a matchmaker, and also a professional meddler --but everything changes when she decides that the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself. Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Hello Dolly! is boisterous and charming from start to finish, featuring such memorable songs as “Before the Parade Passes By,” “It Only Takes a Moment,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes,” and - of course - the title number, “Hello, Dolly!”

Character Descriptions:

Dolly Levi: Matchmaker, widow, meddler, opportunist, life-loving, commanding, strong stage presence. Stage age: 45-65. Vocal range: alto-soprano. Dance ability: medium.

Horace Vandergelder: Well-known half-a-millionaire, widower, business owner, gruff, set in his ways. Stage age: 45-65. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: some.

Cornelius Hackl: Head clerk at the Feed Store, energetic, enthusiastic, and adventurous.
Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Barnaby Tucker: Assistant to Cornelius at the Feed Store, naïve, energized, follower.
Stage age: 25-30. Vocal range: baritone. Dance ability: strong.

Irene Molloy: Owns the Hat Shop, widow, beautiful, smart, fun-loving.
Stage age: 30-35. Vocal range: soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Minnie Fay: Irene’s assistant, naïve, straight-laced, fresh, follower.
Stage age: 18-25. Vocal range: mezzo-soprano. Dance ability: strong.

Ambrose Kemper: Struggling artist, good-natured, accommodating, wants to marry Ermengarde. Stage age: 19-23. Vocal range: tenor. Dance ability: strong.

Ermengarde: Horace’s niece, whining, high-strung, wants to marry Ambrose.
Stage age: 17-20. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: strong.

Ernestina: Accommodating, good-time girl.
Stage age: 30-45. Vocal range: any. Dance ability: none.

Rudy: Maitre’d of the Harmonia Gardens, proper, commanding.
Stage age: 40-60. Vocal range: bass. Dance ability: some.

Waiters and Chorus Members: Stage age: 15-70. Vocal range: all vocal types. Dance ability: medium to strong.

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