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LOCAL AUDITIONS!

This is a page of listings for local theatre auditions. If you are an actor looking for a role, be sure and check back here often. If you are a local theatre company and would like your auditions included please email us at life@kingsriverlife.com

River City Theatre Company is always looking for help. From Acting on stage to ushers, there is something for everyone! Please email your name & email address to info@reedleyrivercitytheatre.org to be placed on the list for future audition reminders.

Auditions are open to all! Auditions for musical productions require a memorized song. Please bring sheet music. Scenes for reading will be provided for stage play auditions. All auditions are held at the Reedley Opera House. At the audition be prepared to fill out an audition form (vocal range, experience, etc.). On this form please list all rehearsal conflicts. The director will consider rehearsal conflicts during the audition process. Individuals with performance conflicts unfortunately cannot be considered for casting. It is the goal of River City Theatre Company to help you succeed during the audition process. Please relax and enjoy the experience.

Auditions begin at 2pm (unless noted below)
Audition date and time are subject to change.

More info coming soon


Fresno City College Theatre Dept auditions:
Audition for …

…at Fresno City College.
When: Aug. 15 @5pm & Aug. 16 @4pm (Callbacks follow)
Where: Fresno City College Main Stage Theatre
What you need: 16 bars of song (Bring sheet music) & 1-2 Minute Contemporary monologue
Performance Dates: October 3-11th. Rehearsal Period: August 18th-October 2nd (Exact times and dates TBA)
Open to community and non FCC Students.
Contact: Chuck Erven @559-977-7409 or chuckerven@gmail.com

Avenue Q Character Breakdown/Vocal Types & Ranges

Princeton – Bari-tenor (Bb2 – G4) Man
Rod – Bari-tenor (A2 – G4) Man
Kate – Mezzo or Soprano (F#3 – F5) Woman
Lucy – Alto/Belt Voice (F3 – F5) Woman
Trekkie – Baritone/character voice (Bb2 – Eb4) Man
Trekkie Puppeteer #2/ Mrs. Thistletwat – Mezzo or Soprano (C4 – E5) Woman
Gary Coleman – Alto/Belt Voice (D3 – C5) (This role has been pre-cast)
Christmas Eve – Mezzo or Soprano (B3 – F#5) Woman
Girl Bear/Moving Boxes – Mezzo or Soprano (C4 – E5) Woman
Boy Bear/Newcomer/Ricky – Baritone (C3 – E4) Man
Brian – Baritone (B2 – G4) Man
Nicky – Bari-tenor (B2 – B4) Man
Nicky Puppeteer #2/Moving Boxes – Baritone (C3 – E4) Man

We will be casting a total of 5 Women and 7 Men

Fresno City College is inviting you to be a part of the hilarious cast of:

Auditions: Friday Aug. 15th @ 5pm & Saturday Aug. 16th @ 4pm
Callbacks: Sunday Aug. 17th @ 2pm

Where: Fresno City College Main Stage Theater

Please bring a prepared 2-minute contemporary monologue.

This audition is open to all members of the community. You do not have to be a registered student of FCC.

Scripts will be available for a limited time check out from the Fine, Performing & Communication Arts Division Office (OAB 110).
Performance Dates: Nov. 14th-22nd
Rehearsal Dates: Sept 29th –Nov. 13th (Dates are subject to change)

If you have any questions please contact:
Bob Creasy at 559-900-5996 or rjcreasy@gmail.com


The COS Department of Theatre announces auditions for its
Fall 2014 Season:

the hilarious farce,
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
and Stephen Sondheim’s brilliant musical,
COMPANY

Tuesday, August 19th and Wednesday, August 20th from 4pm – 7pm in the COS Theatre

You need only attend one of the dates to receive full consideration for casting.

NOTE: Auditions are open to all members of the community.
Actors cast in either production must enroll in the proper class for college credit. Actors are ENCOURAGED to read both shows before auditioning. SCRIPTS FOR EACH PRODUCTION ARE AVAILABLE NOW! Contact chrism@cos.edu for a copy.

SPECIFIC AUDITION INFO BELOW:

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
Written by Richard Bean
Based on Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni
Directed by Nick Terry & James McDonnell

CAST – 8M/3W plus ensemble (Actors will PLAY the age range listed. They do not need to be the listed age to be cast.)

-Charlie “The Duck” Clench (M, 45-55) A retired gangster whose chunky physique indicates a man who can take care of himself in a fight.
-Pauline Clench (F, 18-20) Charlie’s beloved daughter and the dumbest of blondes.
-Alan Dangle (M, 20-25) An attractive, aspiring actor and Pauline’s fiancé.
-Harry Dangle (M, 45-55) Alan’s father and Charlie’s solicitor. Dapper and faintly sleazy.
-Lloyd Boateng (M, 35-45) An old friend of Charlie’s, originally from Trinidad, now retired from a criminal career. Currently the proud owner and chef of a popular pub.
-Dolly (20-30) Charlie’s bossy and voluptuous employee .
-Rachel Crabbe (F, 25-35) A young woman who has disguised herself as her murdered twin brother, Roscoe, a small-time East End hood.
-Francis Henshall (M, 25-35) The cheeky, chubby protagonist who will stop at nothing to take advantage of an opportunity. He finds himself employed by two separate bosses and will stop at nothing to keep them from learning about one another.
-Stanley Stubbers (M, 25-35) A lounge lizard who strides about confidently, strong on arrogance but weak on ethics. He is in love with Rachel.
-Gareth (M, 35-45) A waiter. Efficient and streamlined with a superior expression on his face.
-Alfie (M, 45-60) A waiter. Ancient and bewildered.
-Various others including a Policeman, Bar Tender, and Cab Driver.

Rehearsals begin August 26 and continue Mon-Fri, Time TBA. Performances run October 10-18, 2014. To audition, be prepared to read selections from the script, provided at the audition. Questions? Contact nickt@cos.edu or jamesmc@cos.edu.

COMPANY
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by George Furth
Directed by Chris Mangels; Vocal Direction by Charlotte Garcia DaRosa

CAST – 6M/8F (Actors will PLAY the age range listed. They do not need to be the listed age to be cast.)

-ROBERT (M, 30-35; Lyric Baritone) The story’s protagonist, he is a keen observer who appears happy but holds pain in his heart. He is the only one of his friends still single. Terrified of marriage and fears a lifelong loneliness.
-SARAH (F, 30-40; Mezzo) Harry’s antagonistic wife. She is an avid learner of karate and tends to overeat. Open, accepting, and full of love for Robert.
-HARRY (M, 35-45; Baritone) Sarah’s husband. He is a recovering alcoholic continually falling off the wagon. Believes the advantages of marriage outweigh the disadvantages.
-SUSAN (F, 30-40; Soprano) A delicate southern belle. Peter’s wife and ex-wife. Motherly in her affections towards Robert.
-PETER (M, 30-40; Baritone) Susan’s husband. The perfect husband and ex-husband. He is very liberal in his view of relationships.
-JENNY (F, 30-40; Mezzo) Quietly manipulative, simultaneously square and wise. Loves her husband, David, and will indulge him from time to time.
-DAVID (M, 30-40; Tenor) Jenny’s husband, he is relaxed and always in control. Believes a man should be married and that the sacrifice of freedom is worth what you get in return.
-AMY (F, 25-35; Mezzo) A frantic neurotic engaged to Paul but terrified of marriage. After a mental breakdown, she finally realizes that Paul is, in fact, her soul mate.
-PAUL (M, 30-40; Tenor) Amy’s fiancé. Mildly clingy, but patient to her neurotic nature. He is fully committed to the idea of marriage and encourages Robert to do the same.
-JOANNE (F, 35-50; Alto) Acerbic, demanding, and blunt. Too old to be part of the young crowd, but not old enough to be part of the older crowd. Puts on a brassy front that melts when she is alone with her husband.
-LARRY (M, 45-60; Tenor) Joanne’s wealthy, third husband. He is stoic and centered, but has moments of goofiness. Indulges his wife’s behavior but knows when to put his foot down.
-APRIL (F, 25-35; Mezzo) A girlfriend of Robert’s. She is a flight attendant who came to New York to live in Radio City. Ditzy and adorable.
-KATHY (F, 25-35; Mezzo) An old girlfriend of Robert’s, who is now considered a good friend. She plans to leave the City for a life of domesticity. Sweet and loving. This role will require significant dance skill.
-MARTA (F, 20-30; Mezzo) A girlfriend of Robert’s. Intensely modern, who is seeking adventure and excitement in the City.

Rehearsals begin September 15 and continue Mon-Fri from 7-10pm. Performances run November 14-22, 2014. To audition, prepare a song from the Musical Theatre canon
and bring sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Questions? Contact chrism@cos.edu.


UNIVERSITY THEATRE AUDITIONS
Fall 2014
General Audition

RACE

Directed by Thomas-Whit Ellis
THE MAIDS

Directed by Ruth Griffin
CABARET

Directed by J. Daniel Herring
6 P.M., Sunday, August 24
John Wright Theatre, Speech Arts Building

CALLBACKS

Monday, August 25, 2014

4:00-6:30pm RACE — Woods
7:00-9:00pm MAIDS — Woods

7:15-10:15pm CABARET — John Wright

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
4:00-6:30pm MAIDS — Woods

7:00-9:00pm RACE — Woods
7:15-10:15pm CABARET — John Wright
AUDITIONS ARE OPEN
TO THE COMMUNITY
(read below for additional information)

Who should audition?

Anyone who wishes to be considered for the above productions
All students in the Acting Concentration (even if you are not available for casting)

Audition Requirements:

Acting Resume – (Required for Theatre majors/minors – for a sample – click here or see callboard in Speech Arts building)
One memorized monologue, no more than two minutes
Anyone attending without a memorized monologue will be assigned material at the audition

Script will be available in the Theatre Arts Office: 278-3987

More info can be found on their website: http://www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/theatrearts/auditions.html


“Nutcracker” Auditions Open to All Valley Dancers in AUGUST

The Lively Arts Foundation invites all valley dancers to audition for the Central California Ballet’s 2014 community production of “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, August 23rd, in the Fresno State Dance Studio (Shaw and Maple).
• Ballet students, ages 8 to 12, will audition from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
• Intermediate/Advanced students ages 12 and up (ladies bring pointe shoes) will audition from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; callbacks from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Girls, ages 6 to 9 with ballet/gymnastics experience, will audition for Bon-Bon roles from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• Boys (ages 8 to 14 – some acting/dance experience) are encouraged to try out for the Party Scene from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• More info: www.livelyarts.org

Note: “NUTCRACKER” performances will be held at the Saroyan Theatre on December 12-14, 2014.


Upcoming Auditions for Good Company Players’ Junior Company:

September 27, 2014, 9 a.m. –

Pre-shows for

Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Nov. 13 – Jan. 11)

&

The 1st Show of 2015 (TBA)

Upcoming Auditions for Good Company Players productions at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater:

September 6, 2014, 10 a.m. –

Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Nov. 13 – Jan. 11)

&

The 1st Show of 2015 (TBA)

Upcoming Auditions at Good Company Players 2nd Space Theatre:

August 23, 2014, 10 a.m. –

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Nov. 1 – Dec. 21)

&

The 1st Show of 2015 (TBA)


For more info on things going on in Tulare County check out the Visalia Arts Consortium.

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