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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)

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Selma Arts Center Audition for Puffs:
OPEN CALL AUDITION

Selma Arts Center
1935 High St, Selma, California 93662

Monday, December 2nd at 6:30pm
Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30pm
Callbacks- Wednesday, December 4th at 6:30pm

Auditions: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084bacaa2ea3fa7-audition4). Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits. Please come prepared with a 1-2 minute comedic monologue from a published play. If you do not have a prepared monologue, one will be provided to you at the time of your audition; however, it is strongly encouraged you come with one prepared. Anyone interested in auditioning MUST be 16 years or older. #SACPuffs

Puffs is rated ‘PG-13’

Video Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an in-person audition), a video recording of your prepared comedic monologue must be emailed to adamchavez@mail.fresnostate.edu and bdeghand91@gmail.com by no later than 8:30pm on December 3rd, 2019. Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please email the directors with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: Scene readings will be required at callbacks. All callback material and information will be emailed to you the night of your audition should you be asked to attend.

Audition forms, packets, and tentative schedules may be downloaded at selmaartscenter.com/audition.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
• Audition forms, tentative schedule, and video submission forms are available online and will be available at the audition.
• Due to the tight rehearsal schedule, all conflicts must be presented during your auditions. Conflicts presented after the first rehearsal will not be honored. Please note that excessive conflicts will affect casting decisions.
• PERFORMANCE CONFLICTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
• Casting notification will occur no later than Friday, December 6th.
• Rehearsals for this production will be held Sunday through Thursday from 6:30pm-9:30pm starting January 5th, 2019. Some rehearsals may extend to 10pm as we get closer to performances; any changes will be communicated prior to rehearsal. Some Saturdays will be scheduled for set work days, please see schedule.
• There will be a mandatory cast meeting/read-through on Sunday, December 15th at 6:30pm
• Communication will be done through email and Facebook groups- please list a valid email clearly on the audition form.
• Performances: February 14, 15(2), 16, 20, 21, 22(2), 23, 27, 28, 29(2) for a total of 13 performances (3 weekends)

If you have any additional questions about auditions or the production, please call Nicolette C.Andersen (559) 891-2238.

This production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council.

Directed by Adam Chavez and Ben Deghand
Producer – Nicolette C. Andersen
Stage Manager – Scott Chapman
Asst. Stage Manager – Kaitlyn Kirby
Scenic Designer – Erik Andersen and Nicolette C. Andersen
Costume Designer – Theo Hill
Props – Kimi Houston

THE SELMA ARTS CENTER
1935 High St.
Selma, CA 93662
(559) 891-2238
Selmaartscenter.com
nicolettea@cityofselma.com

AVAILABLE ROLES

WAYNE HOPKINS:
Male. The hero. Totally uncool, but full of charm and heart. Loyal to a tee. Likes comic books and video games, knows nothing about magic or this weird magic world he is now a part of. Best friends with Oliver and Megan.

MEGAN JONES:
Female. One of the main trio; begins the show by only desiring to live up to her mother’s reputation: a dark wizard currently in Wiz Priz for being such a bad-a$# Death Buddy in her youth. Favorite store: Hot Topic. Favorite color: black. Over time, her tough veneer begins to soften, as a budding romance with Oliver becomes apparent. Defiant and headstrong on the surface, the audience begins to see that her adamance of being completely unique and independent really stems from her desire to be loved and accepted.

OLIVER RIVERS:
Male. One of the main trio. Incredibly smart and cerebral, he is a math wiz, and proud of it; lovingly a nerd from New Jersey. After ending up at wizarding school, he finds out he isn’t the top of his class, and instead begins a fantastical journey of friendship and even some love, better than any algebra class could ever promise. Real comic chops, incredibly appealing, youthful.

NARRATOR:
All Genders. The narrator of the story. She/he guides us through our entire show of Puffy-ness. British accent. Must be a great storyteller, as she/he must keep the audience engaged and updated on all the goings-on. Can be a bit of a know-it-all, but still relatable and appealing. Comedy skills a must, improv background is a plus.

SUSIE BONES/HARRY/OTHERS:
Female. Susie: Sad. Gloomy. Think Eeyore from “Winnie the Pooh.” Constantly in fear of her or her family dying. Harry: Young, plucky, and famous. Struts around school like he owns it. Gets into a few wacky situations, but it’s nothing the bonds of friendship can’t overcome.

CEDRIC/MR. VOLDY:
Male. An appealing comic actor to play the pivotal roles of Cedric in Act I and Mr. Voldy in Act II. Cedric: A champion. Athletic, winning, popular, and charming. Everyone’s favorite, but still loyal, patient, and kind. A leading example of a Puff. Mr. Voldy: Evil. Like, reeeaaally evil. Wants to rule the world in shadows and darkness and terror. (Or, ya know, just an amazing Ralph Fiennes impression.)

HANNAH/FEMALE TEACHERS/OTHERS:
Female. Requires playing several different roles back to back, so the ability to play a variety of character types a plus. Hannah: Shy. Very shy. Female Teachers: Professor McG, Professor Plants, Professor T, Bath Babbles. Adults of all kind of different personalities. (Maggie Smith impression for McG.)

ERNIE MAC/MALE TEACHERS/OTHERS:
Male. Requires an actor capable of doing strong impressions. Ernie Mac: Proud. Loud. Pretty sure he’s the best. Male Teachers: Potions Teacher/ Locky/ Professor Turban/ Mr. Moody. All impressions. Strong comedic ability. (Impressions: Rickman/ Branagh/Gleeson/Whoever played Quirrell in the movie).

J. FINCH/OTHERS:
Male. Improvisational skills a plus. Boyish & fun. Chipper and happy except, when his life is in mortal danger.

SALLY/BIPPY/OTHERS:
Female. Sally: Nice. In year 3, goes through a bit of a growth spurt that attracts the other student’s attention, if you know what I mean. Bippy: A house elf. Devoted. Loyal. Kind of annoying.

LEANNE/OTHERS:
Female. A little distant. A little random. Is possibly a genius or really, really stupid. But has a really strong heart. The Puffiest of the Puffs.

OPEN CALL AUDITION
TARZAN

Monday, December 9th at 6:30pm
Tuesday, December 10th at 6:30pm
Callbacks – Wednesday, December 11th at 6:30pm

Selma Arts Center
1935 High St, Selma, California 93662

Deaf, Hard of Hearing (HoH) and hearing actors, singers and those who are fluent in A.S.L. are all needed for Tarzan, a full A.S.L. incorporated production. Main characters will be double casted as A.S.L. and Voice performers. More information is listed in the Character Breakdown. Full ensemble will be taught to use A.S.L. during all main songs. NOTE: Tarzan and Jane will both be played by one actor who will be singing, acting and communicating through A.S.L.

TARZAN is rated ‘PG’. We welcome all ages to audition; some children will be cast.

Vocal Auditions: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084bacaa2ea3fa7-audition5). Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits. Please come prepared with 16-32 bars of a musical selection. You must have sheet music for a provided accompanist, or accompanying tracks.

A.S.L Audition: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084bacaa2ea3fa7-audition5) Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits. A video will be posted for Deaf, HoH and hearing actors to learn in advance and perform at the audition.

Video Vocal Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an in-person audition), an accompanied video recording of your audition song, with a scale run for range, may be submitted before December 10th to submissions@selmaartscenter.com. Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday, December 11th in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please message nicolettea@cityofselma.com with any questions or concerns.

Video A.S.L. Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an in-person audition), a recording of yourself performing the given piece, with an additional song or short monologue performed completely through A.S.L. may be submitted before December 10th to submissions@selmaartscenter.com. Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday, December 11th in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please message nicolettea@cityofselma.com with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: A choreography, singing and A.S.L. round will be required the first half of callbacks. Please dress comfortably. You will have time to change after choreography if you choose. Second Half: After a short deliberation, some will be asked to stay for a reading round.

Audition forms, packets, and tentative schedules may be downloaded at selmaartscenter.com/audition. #SACTarzan


Encore Theatre in Tulare Auditions for And Then There Were None
March 10-12, 2020
Address: 324 S N St, Tulare, CA 93274
Phone: (559) 686-1300
https://www.encoretulare.org/


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



Good Company Player Auditions:

Upcoming auditions for Good Company Players
Auditions for Enchanted April and This Random World will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. in GCP’s 2nd Space Theatre.
For more information on auditions, go to gcplayers.com or call Good Company Players’ Business Office at 559-266-0211.

Good Company Players’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
in Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater at 1226 N. Wishon, Fresno, CA

(For more information, call Good Company Players’ Business Office at 559-266-0211 or email us at info@gcplayers.com)

The King & I

Music by Richard Rodgers Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein

Rehearsals Begin: Feb 3, 2020 Performs: March 19 – May 17, 2020

Director: Dan Pessano

Civilizations collide in this rich tapestry of history, romance, and friendship. The beloved story of Anna and The King of Siam is set to a magnificent Rodgers and Hammerstein score, delighting audiences everywhere. Set in Siam in the 1860s, The King & I is the story of prim Victorian school teacher, Anna Leonowens, who is hired by the King of Siam to teach his numerous offspring and wives. By turns hilarious and heartrending, The King and I follows the contest of wills between the feisty Anna and the intelligent but autocratic King. The two begin as adversaries but slowly find a common bond in their love for Siam and its people. As wary respect grows into a deep and sincere regard for each other, a sudden turn of events catapults them into an ideological battle that threatens to destroy them both. Rated PG.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

KING OF SIAM (Male, 35-60) Brilliant, thoughtful, curious, progressive; yet bound by traditional roles and concepts of duty and the monarchy. He has a good sense of humor and loves his country and his people and his children. Must be able to polka and match pitch. Most of his songs are conversational. Baritone.

ANNA LEONOWENS (Female, 20s-40s) British school teacher hired by the King of Siam to teach his many wives and children. She is warm, funny, feisty, intelligent, loving, compassionate, curious, opinionated, and determined. She is a widow and mother of a young son, Louis. Must sing very well and act extremely well. Should be able to polka and waltz. Needs a received pronunciation British dialect. Soprano with strong alto range.

LADY THIANG (Female, late 20s-50s) The King’s favorite wife. She is strong, wise, faithful, devoted, proud, loving, and totally loyal to the King. A good friend to Anna. Must sing beautifully. Mezzo-Soprano.

LUN THA (Male, 18-35) Burmese emissary to Siam who escorts Tuptim to wed the King, but he and Tuptim are secretly in love with each other. Courageous and desperate, he plots their escape. Must sing very well. Tenor.

TUPTIM (Female, 16-30) Burmese Princess sent against her will to wed the King of Siam. Beautiful, smart, rebellious, daring. She should be able to dance a little and must be able to sing very well. Soprano.

PRINCE CHULALONGKORN (Male, early teens) the King’s eldest son and crown prince of Siam. Very bright, opinionated, proud, strong-minded, somewhat resistant to new ideas. Sings a little and dances a little. Tenor/Alto.

LOUIS LEONOWENS (Male, child/early teen) Anna’s son. Smart, innocent, open to new people and experiences, RP British accent. Should sing and dance well. Countertenor (sings in the female contralto or mezzo range).

THE KRALAHOME (Male, 30+) The Prime minister of Siam. Imposing, intelligent, completely loyal to the king, a traditionalist, impassive, and a little scary. Does not sing or dance.

CAPTAIN ORTON (Male, 30+) British captain. Might have any British accent (Cockney, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, RP, etc.). He is kindly, worldly-wise, and protective. Non-singing, non-dancing.

SIR EDWARD RAMSAY (Male, 20s-40s) British diplomat and old friend of Anna’s. Handsome, elegant, charming, and romantically interested in Anna. RP British dialect. Should be able to waltz a little. Non-singing.

THE INTERPRETER (Male, teen+) Siamese. Probably will be double-cast at least, and could double as a dancer.

PHRA ALAK (Male, 20+) Siamese secretary, member of court, servant. Might double as dancer.

PRINCESS YING YAOWALAK (Female, child) Siamese princess in favor with the King. Truthful and adorable.

ENSEMBLE (All Ages) ROYAL CHILDREN, ROYAL WIVES, VISITING BRITISH, AMBASSADORS, etc.

** We ask that auditionees for our musical productions complete all portions of the audition even though some roles are non-singing and/or non-dancing. **

Good Company Players l 1105 N. Wishon Ave. l Fresno, CA 93728 l 559-266-0211 l info@gcplayers.com

AUDITION DETAILS
Good Company Players’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater at 1226 N. Wishon, Fresno, CA

(For more information, call Good Company Players’ Business Office at 559-266-0211 or email us at info@gcplayers.com)

Freaky Friday

Book by Bridget Carpenter Music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey

Rehearsals Begin: April 6, 2020 Performs: May 21 – July 12, 2020

Directors: Steve Souza & Shawn Williams

Mother and daughter discover what is it like to walk in each other’s shoes… literally. Set in the present day, Ellie Blake is a typical insecure high school student. Loaded with attitude and teenage hormones, Ellie wants nothing more than to participate in the once-a-year, all night school scavenger hunt. The problem is that Ellie’s tightly-wound mother, Katherine, is getting married and the scavenger hunt is on the same night as the rehearsal dinner. As mom and daughter butt heads over an old hourglass given to Ellie by her deceased father, the magic of the hourglass causes them to switch bodies. Now Katherine — in Ellie’s body — must learn to fit in at school and Ellie –in Katherine’s body — finds out just how stressful and intense her mom’s life can be. Throughout this freaky Friday, mom and daughter gather a greater understanding of each other’s lives. With a little magic and a lot of love everything works out in the end, and like a good musical comedy, it ends with a wedding! Rated PG.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

ELLIE BLAKE (Female, 14-18) Smart, funny, and a bit of a tom-boy. At times a typical teenager. Easily annoyed by her little brother but ultimately she loves him. Has a huge crush on Adam. Takes on Katherine’s attributes and physicality when they trade bodies. Musical theatre pop belt.

KATHERINE BLAKE (Female, 35-50) A perfectionist. Always in control. The hardworking matriarch of the family. Runs her own catering company. Takes on Ellie’s attributes and physicality when they trade bodies. Musical theatre pop belt.

FLETCHER (Male, 8-12) Ellie’s eccentric younger brother. A 10-year-old, he loves his sister but at times cannot resist the urge to berate her. He has aspirations of taking his one-man, two-puppet act to Hollywood. Should be honest and have excellent comic timing.

MIKE (Male, 35-50) Katherine’s fiancé. Part of the family, despite Ellie’s apparent resistance. Kind, gentle, honest, and likeable. Should have good comic timing and be able to sing.

ADAM (Male, 15-18) Popular and well loved. Charming and funny. Sometimes a bit of an air-head. Sings very well.

GRETCHEN (Female, 14-18) One of Ellie’s best friends. Intense and emotional.

HANNAH (Female, 14-18) Ellie’s other best friend. Hacker-geek nerdgirl.

SAVANNAH (Female, 15-18) Popular and brutal. She dominates the social hierarchy by inspiring fear in everyone.

TORREY (Female, 20+) Katherine’s assistant. Tightly wound. Takes on all of Katherine’s stress and more.

MEYERS (Female, 25-50) The no-nonsense gym teacher. Musical theatre pop belt.

GRANDPA GORDON (Male 50+) Katherine’s father. A loving father, and a bit unaware at times.

GRANDMA HELENE (Female 50+) The mother of the bride. She knows best.

ALEXANDRA DANIELS (Female, 25+) A reporter for Weddings Magazine.

LOUIE SNAPS (Male/Female, 20+) A photographer for Weddings Magazine.

PASTOR BRUNO (Male, 25+) The officiant at Katherine and Mike’s wedding.

STUDENTS: PARKER, WELLS (Males, 14-18), LAUREL (Female, 14-18)

TEACHERS/COUNCILOR: MR. BLUMEN, SEÑOR O’BRIAN, DR. EHRIN, MS. LUCKENBILL

ENSEMBLE (13+) The adult ensemble will likely play WAITERS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS, POLICE OFFICERS, WEDDING GUESTS, ETC., some of them with solos. The teen ensemble will play students.

** We ask that auditionees for our musical productions complete all portions of the audition even though some roles are non-singing and/or non-dancing. **

Good Company Players l 1105 N. Wishon Ave. l Fresno, CA 93728 l 559-266-0211 l info@gcplayers.com

Good Company Players will be holding auditions for its renowned Junior Company on January 25 at 9:00 a.m. in Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater.

For more information on all auditions, go to https://gcplayers.com/be-in-a-show/
or call Good Company Players’ Business Office at 559-266-0211.


Enchanted Playhouse Auditions for Cinderella:

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
At Grace Christian School, 1111 South Conyer Street, Visalia, CA
(559) 972-7027
info@enchantedplayhouse.org

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