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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)

2020 tba


Workshop 44 Open Auditions
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 1 PM – 3:30 PM

Dance Explosion
1032 6th St, Los Banos, California 93635

Auditions for the three upcoming Workshop 44 productions.

“Santa Baby: A Classic Holiday Special”

“Puffs”

“Mamma Mia”

Please prepare the following for your audition:

1) A one-minute comedic monologue

2) 1 Ballad song
(Please bring recorded accompaniment)

3) 1 Uptempo song
(Please bring recorded accompaniment)

Cold reading material will be provided.

If you wish to audition only for “Puffs” you will only need to prepare a one-minute comedic monologue.

To guarantee a spot in front of the casting team or for more information on the shows and Workshop 44, send an email to:

Casting.Workshop44@gmail.com


Theatre Alliance auditions for Annie:
Dates November 28-December 8 (210 Center)
Large star vehicles for children and adults

1. Audition Round One is THIS Saturday Sept. 14 at 1 PM at the 210 Center
2. If you auditioned for Peter Pan with a video, you may use that video for round one—please just let us know that you are interested in doing so. You must tell TAA that you would like to be considered for Annie for us to review your video. WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE LIVE AUDITION 1 min of an upbeat song.

3. If you are not able to be at the 210 center this Saturday, you may also submit a video audition (1 min of an upbeat song) to theaterartsalliance@gmail.coml, or text to 559-300-4111. Be sure to say your name and age.

4. If you submitted a video audition, we encourage you to attend live auditions if you are able.

5. We will be casting all lead parts are cast as color-blind casting. Some of the leads (children) may be double cast to encourage opportunity for as many people as we can.

PRINCIPALS
Annie
Orphan girl, looking for her parents.
Pre-teen, girl
Strong vocal (Belt), dancing and acting
Miss Hannigan
Orphanage matron. Hates children.
Adult (any age), female
Strong vocal and acting
Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks
Billionaire businessman, who opens his home and heart to Annie
Older adult, Male
Strong vocal (Baritone), dancing and acting
Grace
Warbucks’ secretary, who loves Annie
Young adult, female
Strong vocal and acting
“Rooster” Hannigan
Miss Hannigan’s disreputable brother
Young adult, male
Strong vocal, dancing and acting
Lily St. Regis
Rooster’s girlfriend
Young adult, female
Strong vocal, dancing and acting
Molly, Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, Kate
Orphans with speaking parts
6 – Pre-teen, girls
Strong vocal, dancing and acting
President Roosevelt
Aids in the search for Annie’s parents
Older adult, male
Some vocal, strong acting
Louis Brandeis
Supreme Court Justice, who aids in Annie’s adoption
Older adult, male
Speaking part
Bert Healy
Radio announcer, who agrees to broadcast an appeal to Annie’s parents
Adult (any age), male
Strong vocal
The Boylan Sisters
Trio that sings on the radio
3 – Older teen or young adult, females
Strong vocal (harmonies)
Lt. Ward
A policeman sent to find Annie
Adult (any age), male
Speaking part
Drake
Warbuck’s butler and good friend
Older adult, male
Some vocal, strong acting
ENSEMBLE
Warbuck’s Mansion staff
Maids, cooks, servants, etc.
Older teens and any adults
Vocal and dancing
Roosevelt’s Cabinet
Cabinet Secretaries
Adult (any age), males & 1 female
Some vocal
Other orphans
Girls in the orphanage
Pre-teen, girls
Vocal and dancing
Citizens of NYC
All types to include “Hooverville” citizens
Adults and children
Some vocal


Auditions for Men on Boats for Playhouse Merced:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11 AM – 3 PM

Playhouse Merced
452 W Main St, Merced, California 95340

WHO: The characters in MEN ON BOATS were historically cisgender white males. The cast should be made up entirely of people who are not. We are looking for racially diverse actors who are female-identifying, trans-identifying, gender fluid, and/or non-gender-conforming.

WHAT: Please prepare the following:

1. One minute CONTEMPORARY Comedic Monologue. Sides will be available but prepared monologues are preferred.

2. A clear list of conflicts during the rehearsal process. You must be available for all performances of the run. You will only be called to rehearsals that you are directly involved in until we get closer to tech week.. You will likely not be called to every rehearsal date listed below, rehearsals are mandatory. As much as possible we will honor conflicts, but after you are cast you may not add more except in case of emergency. Please list all your conflicts.

SHOWS

January 3rd-5th / January 10th-12th / January 17th-19th

SETTING

On boats in 1869. Traversing the Green & Colorado Rivers from Wyoming to a Big Canyon on the government’s first Sanctioned Expedition.

NOTE ON CASTING

The characters in MEN ON BOATS were historically cisgender white males. The cast should be made up entirely of people who are not. We are looking for racially diverse actors who are female-identifying, trans-identifying, gender fluid, and/or non-gender-conforming.

*In reference to the characters and casting of the show- most characters we encounter currently are on the binary and are written with he/him or she/her pronouns and you will see that in the descriptions. But however limiting the descriptions may be, our casting seeks to be as inclusive as possible and we invite the gender non-conforming, gender queer, transgender and non-binary actors to submit for the roles they most identify with. We will also list race/ ethnicity when specific to characters but are otherwise seeking all races and ethnicity. Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns or if there is any accommodation we can provide.

NOTES ON THE PLAY

This play is based largely on John Wesley Powell’s journals of his 1869 expedition, published as The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons.

REHEARSALS:

November 4th -6th

November 11th-16th

November 18th-20th

December 2nd- 8th

December 9th-12th

December 14th-17th

December 29th- Jan 2nd

SHOWS

January 3rd-5th / January 10th-12th / January 17th-19th

CHARACTERS

John Wesley POWELL—one-armed leader of the expedition

William DUNN—hunter and trapper

John Colton SUMNER—former soldier, current explorer

OLD SHADY—Powell’s older brother, Civil War vet

BRADLEY—lieutenant, manic with youth

O.G. Howland—printer and hunter

SENECA Howland—O.G.’s quiet little brother

Frank GOODMAN—British, so excited

HALL—mapmaker, old soul

HAWKINS—the cook

TSAUWIAT—a Ute chief (doubles with O.G. Howland)

THE BISHOP—Tsauwiat’s wife (doubles with Seneca Howland)MR.

ASA—a desert settler (doubles with Goodman)

THERE WILL ALSO BE AUDITIONS FOR:
Matilda October 19th, and auditions for Fun Home on October 26th!


SHREK THE MUSICAL Auditions!
Come one come all!! October 2nd with callbacks Oct 3rd, main auditorium 5:30pm.
Modesto Junior College Theatre, Music and Dance Departments will be holding open casting for the musical Shrek.
All roles open.
The show will open the end of March and run until the first weekend in April.
Please prepare 16 bars of music from a contemporary Broadway musical.
If interested in auditioning, you may complete the early registration form in the link below.

https://forms.gle/3qeq29zPu7F8a7Kf6

Please message Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell for further info 209-575-6621
borrellil@mjc.edu

Dancers, message Kim Davis if you are only interested in the dance ensemble
209-575-6496
davisk@mjc.edu

Thank you and hope to see you at the Theatre!


Auditions for Mysteryrat’s Maze Mystery Podcast-ongoing-
This is produced by Kings River Life
We will continually be having auditions for upcoming podcasts. To keep up to date with them all please join our KRL Podcast Facebook group.

If you are not on Facebook, feel free to email Kings River Life for audition info at krlmagazine@gmail[dot]com

You can check out the podcast on Podbean and on iTunes.




Children’s Musical Theaterworks-
Auditions for FROZEN are
Sat October 5th or Sun October 6th at 1pm
at 1pm at our space in Sierra Vista Mall.

Choose a day, and doors will be open 30 minutes before – plan to arrive with all paperwork filled out and your $25 audition fee. Please have 16 – 32 bars of a song memorized and bring sheet music (no auditions can be a capella).
A piano accompanist will be provided.

Looking for a fun & creative Fall/Winter activity for
performers ages 9-20?
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Children’s Musical Theaterworks puts on a full-scale musical starring your young performer in an 8-week process!
All experience levels welcome.

Visit cmtworks.org/on-stage for audition tips
and to download our audition packet!


Encore Theater Auditions for Beverly Hillbillies:

Monday & Tuesday, October 7 and 8
Encore Theatre, in Tulare 7:15 p.m.
Show Dates December 6-8, 10, 13=15, 19-21, 2019
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE
CALL DIRECTOR BOB BARNIER AT
559-303-8177


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