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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)


Selma Arts Center Head Over Heels Auditions:
OPEN CALL AUDITION
HEAD OVER HEELS
Monday, March 9th at 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 10th at 6:30pm
Callbacks – Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30pm

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A NEW DATE. AUDITIONS WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 21ST AND 22ND, 2020.

Auditions: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084bacaa2ea3fa7-audition6). Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits. Please come prepared with 16-32 bars of a musical selection that will match the style of the show. You must have sheet music for a provided accompanist or accompanying tracks. Those interested in auditioning MUST be at least 17 years or older.

Head Over Heels is rated ‘PG-13’.

Video Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an in-person audition), an accompanying video recording of your audition song, with a scale run for range, maybe submitted before March 10, 2020, to submissions@selmaartscenter.com Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday, March 11th in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please email flores.16000@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: A singing and reading round, as well as two choreography rounds, will be required at callbacks.

Audition forms, packets, and tentative schedules may be downloaded below and 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, March 13, 2020
• Extra music rehearsals may be called for principal roles. Should you be cast, you will be contacted by the vocal director for your availability and scheduling.
• Rehearsals for this production will be held Sunday through Thursday from 6:30pm – 10:00pm. Some Friday and Saturdays rehearsals may be scheduled with ample notice. There will be a cast meeting/orientation on Monday, March 30th at 6:00pm. First official vocal rehearsal scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2020
– PLEASE NOTE there will be dance rehearsals on Sunday’s for the month of April required by those cast in specific roles such as, Philoclea, Pamela, Musidorus, Mopsa, and Dancers (Ensemble) starting Sunday, April 5, 19, 26, 28 and 30th at 6:00pm – 9:30pm
– *The roles of Gynecia and Basilius may be called for one or two of the scheduled dance rehearsals in April.*
– These one day a week rehearsals will focus on strengthening, conditioning, and learning the beginning stages of choreography. Official rehearsals will begin May 3, 2020
If you have any additional questions about auditions or the production, please call Nicolette C. Andersen (559) 891-2238 or email
This production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council
• Communication will be done through email and Facebook groups- please list a valid email clearly on the audition form.
• Performances: June 12,13(2),14, 18,19, 20(2) 21, 25, 26, 27(2) 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 or email nicolettea@cityofselma.com

This production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council.

Directed and Choreographed by Michael Christopher Flores
Producer Nicolette C. Andersen
Vocal Director Mindy Ramos
Music Director Jordan Williams
Costume Designer Damen Pardo
Wig Designer Garrett Ruiz
Stage Manager Sami Moore Valles

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

AVAILABLE ROLES

PAMELA
Mezzo-Soprano
Young Adult/Adult
Basilius and Gynecia’s older daughter. Princess of Arcadia. Confident and obsessed with her appearance. Known to be the most beautiful bachelorette throughout Arcadia. Falls in love with Mopsa. Any ethnicity. Strong movement.

PHILOCLEA
Soprano
Young Adult/Adult
Basilius and Gynecia’s younger daughter. The younger princess of Arcadia. Shy and a “good girl”, she yearns to follow her heart rather than obey her father’s orders. Any ethnicity. Strong movement.

BASILIUS
Tenor
Adult/Mature Adult
King of Arcadia. Husband to Gynecia. A hothead, but not a despot. Blindly thinks Arcadia is doing great under his masculine rule, which will be sorely tested during the course of the show. Any ethnicity.

GYNECIA
Alto
Adult/Mature Adult
Gynecia is the queen of Arcadia. Wife to Basilius. Wise, beautiful. Like any longstanding spouse, knows how to get her way with her husband when push comes to shove. Any ethnicity.

MUSIDORUS
Tenor
Young Adult/Adult
Is a poor shepherd living in the 16th century kingdom of Arcadia. A young shepherd who courts after Philoclea. Comfortable with gender fluidity and crossdressing. Strong movement.

MOPSA
Mezzo-Soprano
Young Adult/Adult
Daughter of Dametas and handmaiden to Pamela, whom she also falls in love with. Warm, skeptical. Growing up without a mother has made her wise beyond her years about everyone and everything. Strong Movement. Any ethnicity.

DAMETAS
Baritone, Bass
Adult/Mature Adult
The King’s viceroy; father to Mopsa. Any ethnicity.

PYTHIO
Alto/Bass
Can be either Young Adult/Adult/Mature Adult
The Oracle; powerful, mysterious. Demanding. Great sense of humor–can see through everyone–they are the Oracle of Delphi, after all. Strong movement.
Isn’t limited to gender identity and ethnicity.

ANGELS and DEMONS
Consisting of only 8 individuals
Any gender, any ethnicities
Unique, charismatic individuals to inhabit the kingdom of Arcadia. Must be strong vocalists, and dancers.



Selma Arts Center’s Auditions for Hair:

OPEN CALL AUDITION
HAIR, THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL
Monday, March 16th at 6:30PM
Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30PM
Callbacks – Wednesday, March 18th at 6:00PM

Auditions: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F084BACAA2EA3FA7-audition7). Those without an appointment will be seen as time permits. Please come prepared with 16-32 bars of a Pop-Broadway, Classic Rock, or Indie selection. You must have sheet music for a provided accompanist or accompanying tracks. Those interested in auditioning MUST be at least 18 years or older.

HAIR is rated ‘R’.

Video 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 March 17, 2020 to submissions@selmaartscenter.com Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday March 18th in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please email domgrijalva@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: A singing and reading round, as well as a choreography round, will be required at callbacks.

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, March 20th, 2020 unless you are told otherwise by the time of callbacks.
• Extra music rehearsals may be called for principal roles. Should you be cast, you will be contacted by the vocal director for your availability and scheduling.
• Rehearsals for this production will be held Monday through Friday from 6:30pm – 10:00pm. Some Saturdays rehearsals may be scheduled with ample notice. There will be a cast meeting/orientation on Monday, March 23rd at 6:00pm. The first official vocal rehearsal is scheduled for Monday, June 22nd.
• PLEASE NOTE there will be a mandatory cast orientation week, “Hippie Life Camp”, the week of Monday June 29th thru Sunday July 5th (excluding Saturday, July 4th). Cast members will delve into the historical timeframe and themes of HAIR with a weeklong introductory course focusing on The Vietnam War, the counterculture movement, astrology, spirituality, movement, and more. There will be required text, as well as required audio and visual material assigned for research. You must be able to attend this very important week of rehearsals to be considered for casting. Questions or concerns please email domgrijalva@gmail.com

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

This production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council and TeeRico by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

• Communication will be done through email and Facebook groups- please list a valid email clearly on the audition form.
• Performances: August 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 or email nicolettea@cityofselma.com

Director – Dominic Grijalva
Choreographer – Michael Christopher Flores
Producer – Christina Robles
Vocal Director – Mindy Ramos
Music Director – Frankie Velasco
Scenic Designer – Mitchell Lam Hau
Costume Designers – Juan Luis Guzmán & Damen Pardo
Wig Designer – Garrett Ruiz
Stage Manager – Madisen Padilla
Assistant Stage Manager – Cyndle Cee

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

AVAILABLE ROLES

Claude – Tenor (A2-F4)
Any ethnicity. Claude Hooper Bukowski is a idealistic young man from Flushing, Queens. He loves film, especially the movies of Fellini, Antonioni, and Polansky, and hopes to become a filmmaker someday. In contrast to his traditional upbringing, Claude has wholeheartedly embraced the hippie lifestyle. When Claude receives his draft notice, he is deeply conflicted. Claude is against the war, and his gentle nature rebels against the idea of killing, in addition to his fear of dying in Vietnam. His parents put pressure on him to go to war, and his father threatens to stop supporting Claude financially.

He is a member of the Tribe, with whom Claude finds close friends and a supportive family. He lives in the East Village with his best friends Berger and Sheila. The three coexist in a loving, but emotionally confusing menage à trois. As their friend Jeanie — who is herself in love with Claude — explains: “I’m hung up on Claude. Sheila’s hung up on Berger, Berger is hung up everywhere. Claude is hung up on a cross over Sheila and Berger.” Though Claude has been intimate with Jeanie in the past, he brushes her feelings to the side more than once, though not unfeelingly. Claude is an artist with a kind and sensitive soul. He is inspired by his friends and dreams of creating a more beautiful world. He tells Berger that he wishes he could be invisible, so that he could perform miracles in others’ lives. He knows that if he goes to war, he will likely die in combat, but cannot figure out a way to escape his fate in time.

Berger – Tenor (A#2/Bb2-B4)
Any ethnicity. George Berger is the charismatic, unofficial leader of the Tribe. He is dynamic, a showman, able to rally the Tribe to follow him in whatever pursuit he wants. He is a wanderer; he boasts of having lived in San Francisco, India, and South America before arriving in New York City. He is anti-establishment, anti-war, and anti-status quo. At the Be-In, he sets his draft card on fire. He likes to do drugs, protest, make love, and do anything that goes against society’s expectations. He lives with his two best friends, Claude and Sheila, in menage à trois in a small East Village apartment. Sheila is in love with Berger, but Berger is too self-involved and capricious to return her love in the same capacity. Berger is showy and loves being the center of attention. He is loud, funny, wild, and brash. Underneath, he has a level of confliction and darkness that constantly threatens to explode out of him at any moment. He flips his mood on a whim, and can be volatile, hurtful, and borderline cruel. When caught in this behavior, especially by Sheila, he is quick to show his remorse, and his honest heart always shines through in the end.

Sheila – Mezzo-Soprano, Alto (G3-C5)
Any ethnicity. Sheila Franklin is an NYU student. She is a passionate protester, willing to fight for any cause she believes in. She is a member of the East Village Tribe, and they are her closest friends and chosen family. She shares an apartment with Berger and Claude. The three live together in a loving, but emotionally confusing menage à trois. As Jeanie puts it, “Sheila’s hung up on Berger, Berger is hung up everywhere. Claude is hung up on a cross over Sheila and Berger.” Sheila is in love with the charismatic Berger, but Berger is too volatile and temperamental to be a reliable lover. As a result, Sheila is hurt by Berger often. She is vulnerable to Berger’s manipulations due to her feelings. She is not the type to take his behavior lying down, though; Sheila has no problem putting Berger in his place. She is strong, smart, and grounded, a voice of reason within the Tribe. She is opinionated, passionate, fierce, and has a wild, strong spirit.

Woof – Tenor, Baritone (D3-G4)
Any ethnicity. Neil “Woof” Donovan is a member of the Tribe. They are his friends and chosen family, and he spends every day in the park in the East Village with them. He is the classic 1960s hippie; he has long hair, believes in free-love, and enjoys doing drugs and getting high — he even grows his own. He’s against the Vietnam War, protesting with the other activists and burns his draft card at the Be-In. Woof is somewhat androgynous, blurring the lines of stereotypical gender and sexual norms. He is masculine and sexy, and also sweet and caring. He identifies as heterosexual but is openly in love with and sexually attracted to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. His laidback, warm nature makes him close to everyone in Tribe.

Hud – Baritone (B2-F4)
African American. Hud is a member of the Tribe. They are his friends and chosen family, and he spends every day in the park in the East Village with them. He believes in justice, equality, and changing the status quo. He takes part in the protests, Be-Ins, and other activist activities. He’s against the Vietnam War and burns his draft card at the Be-In. Hud is energetic and dynamic. He is quick to introduce himself and make his voice heard. He is smart, opinionated, and acts as a commentator and voice of reason in the group. Hud is hip, cool, and smooth, a fun and captivating member of the group.

Jeanie – Alto (G3-F4)
Any ethnicity. Jeanie is a member of the Tribe. They are her friends and chosen family, and she spends every day in the park in the East Village with them. She is especially close to Sheila, Crissy, and Dionne. Jeanie is pregnant with her first child and has no relationship with the father. She is in love with Claude, her fellow Tribe-member, and wishes he was the father instead. Though Claude views Jeanie as a friend and has been intimate with her in the past, he brushes off her feelings and takes Jeanie’s presence for granted. Jeanie is a caring maternal figure in the Tribe. She is the earth-mother type of flower child. She cares deeply about nature and the atmosphere. She is a comforting presence and confidant to her friends. She is nonjudgmental, giving Claude her support whether he joins the army or not. She has a wry and honest outlook, seeing the truth in her friends’ feelings and behavior.

Dionne – Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano (F4-F5)
African American. Dionne is a member of the Tribe. They are her friends and chosen family, and she spends every day in the park in the East Village with them. She is especially close to Sheila, Crissy, and Jeanie. Dionne is a joyous participant in the hippie lifestyle. She believes in justice and equality. She is involved in the protests and Be-Ins, believes in free-love and free-thinking, and enjoys doing drugs and tripping with her friends in the park. She is supportive of her friends, and cares for her fellow Tribe-members. She is vivacious and dynamic, and has a strong presence in the group.

Crissy – Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto (A3-C5)
Any ethnicity. Crissy is the youngest member of the Tribe. They are her friends and chosen family, and she spends every day in the park in the East Village with them. She is especially close to Dionne and Jeanie. Crissy is in love with a man she met only once. This man, Frank Mills, lives a very different lifestyle than Crissy — he lives in Brooklyn, has multiple tattoos, and is a member of the Hell’s Angels motorcycle gang. She hasn’t seen for a long time and misses him. Unfortunately, she lost his address, so she has no way of finding him. Instead, she lingers in the park, hoping he’ll come by and find her once more. Crissy is sweet and loving. She can be flighty, as is made evident by the loss of Frank Mill’s address. She is hopeful, optimistic, and perhaps a little naive; her vulnerability adds to her endearing nature.

Other Members of the Tribe
Ronny
Leata
Paul
Walter
Steve
Hiram
Suzannah
Mary
Emmaretta
Diane
Marjorie
Linda
Natalie

All ethnicities. The Tribe is a group of hippies living in New York City. They congregate in the East Village, where they hang out, plan protests, do drugs, and live out their free-loving, free-thinking lifestyle. All care about each other as if they were members of a family.
Throughout the show, the Tribe plays a number of different featured roles — some when the group is play-acting little scenes from their lives, some when on drug-induced hallucinogenic trips. They play: 3 moms; 3 dads; 3 high school principles; Margaret Mead and her husband, Hubert; 2 policemen; Electric Blues quartet (“Oldsters”); White Girls Trio; Black Boys Trio; “The Supremes” Trio; army sergeant; A. Lincoln; J.W. Booth; C. Coolidge; Clark Gable; Scarlett O’Hara; Aretha Franklin; Colonel Custer; shoeshine boy; 3 Buddhist monks; 1 thousand-old monk; 3 Catholic nuns; 3 Astronauts; 3 Chinese people; 3 guerrillas; and 1 Native American Indian.
Some members of the ensemble sing featured solos numbers:
• Ronny (Baritone/Tenor/Alto/Mezzo, E3-A4) is the featured soloist in “Aquarius,” the opening number of the show. To bbe played by any gender.
• Margaret Mead (Tenor, E3-A4) is a tourist visiting New York City with her husband, Hubert. The couple meets the hippies and asks them questions about their lifestyle. Charmed, Margaret voices her support of the Tribe in “My Conviction.” This role has been played in the past by a male performer in drag, though a female could play Margaret as well.



Encore Theatre in Tulare Announces Auditions for Agatha Christie’s
And Then There Were None Directed by Kylee Robinson

March 10 & 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Callbacks: March 12, 2020
Performance Dates: May 1,2,3 – 8,9,10 -14,15,16,17, 2020
Age Requirements: Mature High School through Adult All audition materials will be provided at auditions. For further information: contact Kylee at kylee@mypromisefm.com
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CMT auditions:
Aladdin

Ages: 6-13*

Auditions: May 16 & 17, 2020 at 1 PM

Rehearsals: M-F • 9 AM to 12 PM • June 15 – July 30th

Performances: July 31st to Aug 9th

Les Misérables

Ages: 14-18*

Auditions: May 16 & 17, 2020 at 4 PM

Rehearsals: M-F • 6 to 9 PM • June 1 – July 9

Performances: July 10 – 19

CMT’s Got Talent

Friday, July 24, 2020

Matilda

Ages: 9-20**

Auditions: Oct 3 & 4 – Time TBA

Rehearsals: M-F • 6 to 9 PM • October 19 – December 3

Performances: December 4 – 13

?*13 year-olds may audition for both Aladdin and Les Misérables.

**7-8 year-olds with prior experience may audition, casting at the director’s discretion.

More info on their website.


ScienceTellers is looking for energetic and animated performers to present our fun, interactive 45-minute science programs this summer.

There is no need to be a scientist — we will teach you all the science you need to know!

Compensation: $2,760 for up to 23 shows, plus $120 bonus for a completed, approved dress rehearsal. We guarantee payment for 23 shows but in many cases we will book you for more, at a rate of $100 per show and $20 travel stipend per show. We also reimburse for all tolls and parking.

Preferred: experience working with children and a background in theater, drama, performing or teaching.

This is a great opportunity for actors looking for part-time work!
To apply/audition, you must fill out an application at www.sciencetellers.com/jobs


PLAYHOUSE MERCED IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE AUDITIONS FOR TARZAN, THE MUSICAL! FEBRUARY 29th 10-3, INVITED CALL BACKS MARCH 11th.

PLEASE CALL OUR BOX OFFICE AT: 209-725-8587 between 12-6 Tuesday through Saturday to schedule an audition slot. http://www.playhousemerced.com/auditions-1
Auditions FEBRUARY 29th, 10 am – 3pm—–Invited Movement/Dance Callback MARCH 21st 11-1

Please prepare the following:
1. 16-32 bars (measures) of memorized music, along with the piano accompanist music cut and labeled for the audition.
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. As much as possible we will honor conflicts, but after casting you may not add more except in case of emergency. Please list all your conflicts.
3. A resume of past and current theatrical endeavors ( if you have one) and a head shot (if you have one.

TENTATIVE REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (Please note this is the Maximum amount of rehearsals allotted. Not all will be used but should be planned for. Not all cast members will be needed at every rehearsal. 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. However Tech week is non negotiable In general rehearsals run from 6:30pm-9:30PM with some weekend rehearsals generally between the hours of 11 and 5PM:

Week 1
May 11th – May 16th

Week 2
May 18th- May 23rd

Week 3
May 25th -30th

Week 4
June 1st- June 6th

Week 5
June 8th -June 13th
Week 6
June 15th – June 20th

Week 7
June 22nd- June 27th

Week 8
June 29th – July 2nd

Week 9
July 6th – July 11th

Week 10 ( Tech Week)
July 13th- July 16th

Shows July 17th – 19th
July 24th -26th
July 31st- August 2nd

ABOUT THE SHOW: Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. High-flying excitement and hits, like the Academy Award winning “You’ll Be in My Heart,” as well as “Son of Man” and “Two Worlds,” make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.
Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan’s life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his tribe’s territory, and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion, as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts.

Character Breakdown: Opportunities for featured casting in the ensemble. Please note this is an ensemble and movement driven show. The ensemble moves the story forward and the production team intends to use the ensemble as much as possible to create the world of this piece.

*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, genderqueer, 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 ethnicities. PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE CASTING AGE APPROPRIATELY. This will be a highly physical show, however daunting that may seem, Playhouse Merced is committed to creating an inclusive space for all performers. If you need or seek accommodations we will do our best to work with you. Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns or if there is any accommodation we can provide.

ROLES:
TarzanYoung
Tarzan
Kerchak
Porter
Clayton
FatherSnipes* (Can be played by Male or Female)
Jane
Kala
TerkYoung
TerkMother
Snipes* (Can be played by Male or Female)
Jaguar *(Ensemble featured role)-Must be able to dance and move to music well. Timing and precision in movement is key for this role.

ENSEMBLE ROLES:
May be cast in double roles. Ape Families/Expedition Crew

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:
FATHER-is a strong, determined man who braves the unknown to provide for his wife and son after a shipwreck leaves them stranded in an unfamiliar jungle. This role is featured at the top of the show and briefly in the second act, but sets the tone for the entire musical.
MOTHER-protects her son with all her might, braving the shipwreck, storm, and jungle to keep him alive. Together with her husband, she builds a house in the canopy of the trees, trying to create a safe haven for her family to live in.

THE APE ENSEMBLE-The tribe of gorillas who become Tarzan’s family. They are fun, loving and fiercely protective of their own. Performers comfortable with movement, singing and physically demanding roles will be considered for this ensemble.

YOUNG TARZAN-is an innocent ten-year-old human, raised by apes. He is immensely curious and possesses a keen ingenuity. Tarzan is daring but desperately wants to fit in with the rest of the family. Young Tarzan is written for an unchanged voice. His solos are challenging as many of them sit in a high register.

YOUNG TERK-is a sarcastic adolescent ape. An outcast due to their meager size and inability to keep up with his brothers and sisters physically. Terk replaces their physical inadequacy with eloquence and intelligence. Terk finds a kindred spirit in Tarzan, the other outcast of the family. A teenage tenor.

KERCHAK-is the gruff bull-ape who leads the tribe and insists that Tarzan, even as a baby, poses a threat to the family. He is conflicted by his dedication to his mate Kala and his responsibilities as leader of the tribe. This performer should have a strong, authoritative presence while being able to display key glimpses of the silverback’s tenderness. Kerchak can be a musical theater baritone but must have a big sound and commanding presence.

KALA-is a motherly ape who raises Tarzan after he loses his parents to the leopard. She is incredibly strong, even after suffering the loss of her own child. She shows a depth of emotion equal to that of any human, if not greater. Kala must have a warm sound that is more mature than Tarzan’s voice. Ideally, she should understand pop phrasing. Needs be able to sing the low G in full voice but can cheat the lower notes if necessary.

TERK-is a young adult ape whose friendship with Tarzan has only grown stronger through the years. Other than Kala, Terk is the only ape who visits Tarzan in exile. Terk would like to think they know it all and often relies on a great sense of humor. Terk is written to be a rock/pop/soul tenor with good understanding of groove and some ad-lib skills; must be comfortable singing consistently in her upper register

TARZAN-is twenty years old and still untainted by civilization. His curiosity has grown as his skills develop. Tarzan is very athletic. He has great integrity and a strong sense of fairness. Tarzan falls passionately in love with Jane at first sight and wonders if she is the key to unlocking his mysterious past. Tarzan should be a pop high baritone or tenor. His solos primarily sit in a high register, but it works best if he can mix and belt equally well.

JANE -is a proper, British young lady, but has a sense for adventure too. She is very much the turn of-the-twentieth-century independent female adventurer and scientist. Jane is an ingénue with a bit of a motor mouth brought on by her fascination and passion for all the expedition has to offer. Jane should be able to belt to D5; D5-F5 can be sung in a legit voice. She can have a bright, youthful sound, must understand pop phrasing and have some power in both her high and low registers.

ENSEMBLE -Must be able to dance well and sing, including holding harmonies.

PORTER-is a British professor and gentleman who is traveling to Africa to prove his theory on the social habits of apes. A single father to Jane, he maintains his temper and demeanor to the very last moment. He offers a bit of humor through his slightly eccentric, mad-scientist enthusiasm. Porter is a baritone, but most of his solos can be spoken if necessary; looking more to cast a strong actor in this role.

CLAYTON-is a British expedition guide and the villain of the show. He has been hired by Professor Porter to lead a scientific research trip but is actually planning to hunt apes for profit. Clayton is a greedy and self-centered macho male who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

SNIPES- head of the expedition crew.


Good Company Players Auditions:
More info can be found on their website

Good Company Players’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, April 25, 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)

Guys and Dolls

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Rehearsals Begin: June 1, 2020 Performs: July 16 – Sept. 13, 2020

Director: Elizabeth Fiester

The tale of a New York gambler who falls in love with a beautiful missionary trying to reform him (along with a gaggle of lovable gangsters) in classic musical comedy fashion! Rated PG.

Good Company Players’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, April 25, 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 Addams Family

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Rehearsals Begin August 3, 2020 Performs Sept. 17 – Nov. 8, 2020

Director: Dan Pessano

Based on the cartoon that inspired the popular television series. This frightfully fun musical comedy about the original creepy, kooky, spooky Addams Family is hilarious and tuneful, requiring actors with good pipes and excellent comic abilities. RATED PG

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

GOMEZ ADDAMS (Male, 40-60) Wealthy and dashing ladies’ man, although he only has eyes for his wife, Morticia. Loves his family and is in quite a quandary when he has to keep secrets from his wife to prove his love for his daughter. Spanish accent. Smart, comedic actor. Should be able to dance. Tenor

MORTICIA ADDAMS (Female, 35-60) Gomez’s beautiful and sexy wife. She adores Gomez and her children but is a force to be reckoned with when crossed. Black is her favorite color. Dry sense of humor. Strong dancer. Alto/mezzo soprano.

WEDNESDAY ADDAMS (Female, 16-25) A little psychotic. In love with Lucas, a ‘normal’ young man, who can actually make her smile. Carries a crossbow and is a dead shot. Enjoys torturing her little brother. Strong pop belt.

LUCAS BIENEKE (Male, 18-30) Attractive and earnest. In love with Wednesday and wants to marry her. Desperately wants his family to make a good impression on the Addams family. Contemporary pop tenor.

PUGSLEY ADDAMS (Male, 8-14) Charming and funny. Treasures the times his sister makes him scream. Doesn’t want to lose his sister and plots to derail her impending engagement. Strong, high vocals. Voice not yet changed.

UNCLE FESTER (Male, 30+) Gomez’s unmarried younger brother. The musical narrator of the show. Possesses a childlike joy. Strong comic chops. Tenor.

GRANDMA ADDAMS (Female, 45+) Feisty 102-year-old. Fun and quirky but scary when crossed. Alto belt.

LURCH (Male, 18-50) Very tall and sinister. The Addams’ butler. Moves very slowly and speaks in moans and groans. Bass.

MAL BEINEKE (Male, 40-60) Lucas’ stuffy father. Always irritated with his wife. Long ago lost touch with his inner Grateful Dead fan. High Baritone/Tenor.

ALICE BEINEKE (Female, 35-60) Lucas’ sweet, quirky mom who has set aside her own desires for her family. Often speaks in rhyme. Good comedic actress. Soprano with a strong belt.

ENSEMBLE (All ages) Mostly portraying the Addams Family ancestors, the ensemble members of this show have lots of vocal and dance fun in store!

** 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’ Upcoming 2nd Space Auditions
Saturday April 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in GCP’s 2nd Space Theatre at 928 E. Olive, Fresno, CA

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

By Robert Bolt

Rehearsals Begin: July 6, 2020 Performs: August 14 – October 11, 2020

Director: Denise Graziani

The gripping story of Sir Thomas More’s fall from favor for refusing to support King Henry VIII’s request for a divorce. The ageless and inspiring echo of the small voice that calls to us: “To thine own self be true.” A masterpiece. Rated PG

Good Company Players’ Upcoming 2nd Space Auditions
Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in GCP’s 2nd Space Theatre at 928 E. Olive, Fresno, CA

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

Living on Love

By Joe DiPietro

Based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin

Rehearsals Begin: May 11, 2020 Performs: June 19 – August 9, 2020

Director: Robert Sanchez

Sparks fly in this delightful and hilarious romantic comedy when a demanding diva and her larger-than-life maestro husband each hire attractive young scribes for their respective autobiographies. Rated PG.

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