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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.

Hairspray – April 5, 2014
Call Backs April 7, 2014

Comedy Show – July 19, 2014

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – July 19, 2014


Curtain 5 Theatre Group Auditions:

April 11 – April 13
Starts at 7:00pm · Ends at 10:00pm
DeVore Studios
2224 North Fine Avenue Suite# 106
Fresno, California 93727

Auditions for the award-winning original stage play, Ben Minus Jake from local playwright.

Directed by Robert Ware.

Ben Minus Jake is a comedy exploring the struggles of young adult life – Uncertainty, youth, against, love…

Auditions are April 11th and 12th, 7pm – 10pm.
Callbacks April 13th 7pm – 10pm.

No monologue necessary – Cold reads only.

Actors are to be prompt and ready to read sides from the text.

Showdates:

July 11-12, 18-19 8:00pm
Matinees – Saturdays at 2:00pm
The Broken Leg Stage Venue

Cast Breakdown:

Ben – Slim, mid-20s (male)
Jake – Built, mid-20s (male)
Chad – Flamboyant, mid-20s (male)
Victoria – Artsy, mid-20s (female)
Aubrey – Tom-boyish, mid-20s (female)
Lisa – Elegant, mid-40s-50s (female)
Margo – A drunk, mid 30s-early 40s (female)
James – Educated Business Man – mid 50s (male)
Angel of Death – Exotic/Adonis – (male or female)
Customer #1 – Mobster (male)
Customer #2 – Business Man (male)

Please Note * This is freelance
Non-Union – Volunteer only.


StageWorks Fresno Auditions:

[title of show]

Roles Available:
Jeff – OPEN
Hunter – OPEN
Susan – This role has already been cast
Heidi – This role has already been cast

Both roles require a strong contemporary musical voice and excellent comedic and dramatic timing.

Audition Date:
Sunday, April 13th from 1:00-2:30

Audition Requirements:
Please download and prepare the sides below. Memorization is NOT required but all actors should be very familiar with the material. An accompanist will be provided.

ALL: All that are interested in auditioning must make an audition appointment. Appointments will be scheduled every 10 minutes beginning on the hour. Please email auditions@stageworksfresno.com to request an audition time. Please include your name and phone number, as well as role(s) interested in. You may also attach a headshot/resume at that time and the date/time requested. It is recommended that you submit two times that would work for you as we may not be able to fulfill your first request. A confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours of your submission.

In addition, please download the audition packet and have the audition form filled out and ready to turn in when you arrive for your audition along with a headshot and resume if available. Plan on arriving ten minutes early to check in.

It is strongly advised that all auditioning be familiar with the production that they are auditioning for.


Sierra Rep Sound of Music Auditions and Workshop Set for End of Month

Sierra Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for all youth parts for its summer production of The Sound of Music on Tuesday, April 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. No sign up is necessary. Director Scott Viets will also partner with Sierra Rep Jr. and Education Director Ralph Krumins to lead a special pre-audition workshop the day before.

The free workshop on Monday, March 31 for children ages 5 to 18 will feature theatre games and light singing and dance, all geared around The Sound of Music and preparation for auditions. Ages 5-9 will meet from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and ages 10 to 18 will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participation in the workshop is not required to attend the official open call audition the following day. Sierra Rep will hold both the workshop and auditions at the East Sonora Rehearsal Annex located at 13891 Mono Way.

Open roles include all the Von Trapp children: Liesel (age 17-21, must appear 16 and must dance), Friedrich (age 11-16, must appear 14), Louisa (age 11-15, must appear 13), Kurt (age 9-13, must appear 10 or 11), Brigitta (age 7-12, must appear 9), Marta (age 6-10, must appear 7), and Gretl (age 5-8, must appear 6). All roles require singing, movement and a strong stage presence, as well as the ability and commitment to focus, take direction and work well with others. No previous theatrical experience necessary. Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances, starting June 17 and running through August 31. There is pay.

Based on the true story of the Von Trapp family in Austria, The Sound of Music has it all – an irrepressible heroine who finds her calling, lonely children who find a mother, an aloof Naval officer who finds a wife, and a united family who find courage in one another as they escape the approaching evil of the Third Reich. The musical features beloved songs including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” and “Edelweiss.”

Sierra Rep’s production of The Sound of Music plays July 11 through August 31 at the Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park. Tickets cost $26-32 depending on date, time and seating, with student and senior rates available. For tickets and information, visit www.sierrarep.org or call the Box Office at 209-532-3120.


Centerstage Clovis Auditions:

Music Man

Saturday, May 10
at 10:00am

Open Auditions for the Summer 2014 Production of ‘The Music Man’, taking place in the Buchanan High School in Clovis, Multipurpose Room at 10:00AM (Registration starts at 9:30). Bring a prepared, memorized song, with piano sheet music and be prepared for line readings and a short dance audition.

You can register online beginning April 1 at www.centerstageclovis.com – Those registering online will audition first. Deadline for online registration is May 3 (after which, you can register at the Audition, plan on arriving early).


CMT Auditions:
Welcome to auditions for
Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr.
Here are a few things you should know about this production
? The performer age range for this production is 6-12 years old. (See age policy)
? Auditions for Willy Wonka, Jr. are May 3rd at 10:00am and Sunday May 4th at 1:00pm (Choose one to attend) at our space in Sierra Vista Mall. Please have 16 bars of a song memorized and bring sheet music if possible. An accompanist will be provided.
? CALLBACKS for Willy Wonka, Jr. will be Monday, May 5th at 6:00pm. If you are unable to attend callbacks please let us know at the time you audition and other arrangements can be made. Auditions, callbacks, and rehearsals are at Sierra Vista Mall (at the CMT rehearsal space next to Gold Coast Gallery, see audition section of website for directions)
? The Cast list will be posted Thursday, May 8th. Rehearsals begin MONDAY JUNE 9th (6/9 to 6/13 evening rehearsals- then starting 6/16 rehearsals are 9am to noon). Performances scheduled on July 18,19, 20, 25, 26 and 27. School shows are Friday mornings July 18 and 25.
Rehearsal conflicts that occur after June 16th will not be accepted.
? Specific information about any rehearsal time or site changes will be given when known.
? All performances will take place at the Fresno Memorial Auditorium
If you have any further questions, please email us at cmtworks@sbcglobal.net
Executive Director: Judy Stene
Director: Abigail Paxton
C.M.T.Resident Director: Jenny Myers

There will also be auditions for Disney’s Little Mermaid the same day. More info can be found on their website.http://www.cmtworks.org/#/performers/4545868687


Visalia Community Players Auditions:
Moonlight and Magnolias
a comedy

written by Ron Hutchinson

Directed by Donny Graham

Auditions will be Monday, April 7 and Tuesday April 8 at 7:00 PM
at the Ice House Theatre,
410 E Race Ave, Visalia CA

Performance dates are June 27 – July 13, 2014

Cast
3 adult men – 25 or older
1 adult woman – 25 or older

Scripts are available from the director

Donny Graham- 559-732-3750 – k.lindersmith@att.net


Bonnie and Clyde
Auditions for the new musical “Bonnie and Clyde”
(A Central Valley Premiere)

May 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m.
At: Visalia Community Players Ice House Theater
410 E. Race Ave, Visalia

The Visalia Players is proud to present “Bonnie and Clyde” as their first show of their 2014-15 Season.

The musical follows infamous outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow as they take on the law in the early 1930s. The score is upbeat and has Country and Rockabilly influence. Very non-traditional.

*** We need many, many actors for this show. 22 minimum actors!!! A lot of speaking roles with no musical experience required****

Please prepare a musical or Country Western song. Accompanist will be provided.

Cast:

BLANCHE BARROW A religious woman who disapproves of the criminal lifestyle. able and righteous. Married to Buck Barrow.
Female, 25-35 yrs old (LEAD)

BOB ALCORN The best sharpshooter in Texas. Recruited by Frank Hamer, he helps hunt down Bonnie and Clyde.
Male, 30-45 yrs old

BONNIE PARKER A beautiful girl torn between love and fame. Clyde’s ambitious, stubborn lover.
Female, 18-25 yrs old (STAR)

CAPTAIN FRANK HAMER A retired Texas Ranger who joins the hunt for Bonnie and Clyde. Recruited by Governor Ferguson.
Male, 45-65 yrs old

CLYDE BARROW A charming small-town boy who craves notoriety. Bonnie’s reckless, bold, daring lover.
Male, 18-25 yrs old (STAR)

CUMIE BARROW A kind woman among those suffering in the Depression. Loyal and selfless. Mother to Clyde and Buck.
Female, 40-55 yrs old

EMMA PARKER Bonnie’s widowed mother. Fragile, caring, sensitive.
Female, 40-55 yrs old

GOVERNOR MIRIAM FERGUSON An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh.
Female, 40-60 yrs old

HENRY BARROW A hard-working man, struggling to survive. Humble and quiet. Father of Clyde and Buck.
Male, 45-55 yrs old

MARVIN “BUCK” BARROW Clyde’s brother and an outlaw troubled by his wife’s distaste for his lifestyle. Adventurous and loyal.
Male, 25-35 yrs old (LEAD)

PREACHER The town’s evangelist. Loud, passionate, boisterous.
Male, 45-65 yrs old (LEAD)

TED HINTON A police officer struggling to separate his feelings from his duties. Kind and honest. Madly in love with Bonnie.
Male, 18-25 yrs old (LEAD)

YOUNG BONNIE Female, 8-12

YOUNG CLYDE Male, 8-12

ENSEMBLE STORE CLERKS; COPS/GUARDS; BANK CUSTOMERS; CHOIR; BREAD LINE FOLKS
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Rehearsals start May 26th and will be Monday-Thursday evenings.

Performance dates are August 8th -24th (three weekends, 9 performances)

Contact Corey Ralston for more info. coreyralston@gmail.com


Upcoming Auditions for Good Company Players’ Junior Company:

May 31, 2014, 9 a.m. –

Pre-shows for

West Side Story (Jul. 17 – Sept. 14)

&

Crazy for You (Sept. 18 – Nov. 9)

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:

May 3, 2014,10 a.m. –

West Side Story (Jul. 17 – Sept. 14)

&

Crazy for You (Sept. 18 – Nov. 9)

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:

April 12, 2014,10 a.m. –

Over the River and Through the Woods (Jun. 19 – Aug. 17)

&

The Comedy of Errors (Aug. 21 – Oct. 12)

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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