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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)

More info coming


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.


COS Theatre Arts – Fall Auditions
August 20 & 21 at 4 p.m.

College of the Sequoias Performing Arts
915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277

Auditions Announcement:

Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)
Written by Christopher Hampton
Directed by James McDonnell

Hookman
Written by Lauren Yee
Directed by Chris Mangels

Tuesday, August 20, and Wednesday, August 21, from 4-6pm in the COS Theatre. You need only attend one of the dates to receive full consideration for casting

To audition, please be prepared to read from the scripts, provided at auditions. For perusal copies, please contact Chris Mangels at chrism@cos.edu. PLEASE NOTE: Auditions are open to all members of the community. Those cast in a production must enroll in the proper class for college credit.


Encore Theatre in Tulare Auditions for
324 S N St, Tulare, CA 93274
The Servant of Two Masters
by Carlo Goldoni and Adapted by David turner and Paul Lapworth

More info on their website

Audition dates: August 5,6,7 – 6:00pm
Materials provided
Mature High School to Adult
Bring comfortable clothes to play improv games

Show Dates: October 4,5,6, 11,12,13, 17,18,19,20, 2019


Selma Arts Center audition for Cabaret:
Selma Arts Center
1935 High St, Selma, California 93662
Aug 26 – Aug 27 at 6 p.m.
Auditions: Performers are welcomed to make an appointment via Sign Up Genius (www.signupgenius.com/go/20F084BACAA2EA3FA7-audition1). 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. Those interested in auditioning MUST be 18 years or older.

CABARET is rated ‘R’

Video Auditions: If you are unable to make the general auditions (we strongly recommend an inperson audition), an accompanied video recording of your audition song, with a scale run for range, may be submitted before August 27, 2019 to flores16000@gmail.com. Please send via unlisted YouTube link. You MUST attend callbacks on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in order to be considered for a role. If this is not possible, please email flores16000@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

Callbacks: A singing and reading round, as well as a choreography round will be required at callbacks. Please note there will be two choreography rounds at this callback. A general round, and then another for those to be considered for the role(s) of Sally Bowles, Emcee and The Kit Kat Club.

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, August 30th
• Extra private 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 rehearsals may be scheduled with ample notice. There will be a cast meeting/orientation on Sunday, September 1st at 6:30pm.
• Communication will be done through email and Facebook groups- please list a valid email clearly on the audition form.
• Performances: November 8, 9 (2), 10, 14, 15, 16 (2), 17, 21, 22, 23(2) for a total of 13 performances (3 weekends)
– PLEASE NOTE there will be dance rehearsals required by those cast in specific roles such as, Sally Bowles, The Kit Kat Club, and the Emcee. Starting Sunday, September 8,15, and 22nd at 6:00pm – 9:30pm
– these one day a week rehearsals will focus on strengthening, and conditioning, as well as learning the beginning stages of the choreography. Official rehearsals will begin September 29, 2019

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 & Selma Arts Foundation.

Director/Choreographer – Michael C. Flores
Producer – Nicolette C. Andersen
Vocal Director – Mindy Ramos
Music Director – Matthew Smoke
Costume Designer – Damen Pardo

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

AVAILABLE ROLES

Emcee – Master of Ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub / Vocal Range – Middle C to High C# – Tenor –
The host of the Kit Kat Klub – presented as a gender-questionable character comfortable with being close to both men and women-comedic, and enduring. Requires agile stage movement and dance.
Speaks with a German Accent.

Sally Bowles – A British Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Club / Vocal Range – Low A to High C – Soprano – Strong Belt.
A quirky character that comes across as flighty – yet at times struggles with knowing the darkness of the reality of her life. Comfortable with stage movement an dance Age
Range 20s to 30s. Speaks with a British Accent.

Clifford (Cliff) Bradshaw – An American novelist and English teacher traveling to Berlin / Vocal Range – Low A to High E – Tenor
Presented as a man exploring his sexuality. Comfortable with stage movement. Age range 20s to Mid 30s. Speaks with an American accent. Strong actor.

Fraulein Schneider – A landlady who rents rooms in her large flat / Vocal Range – Low D to Ab above middle C – Alto
Comfortable with stage movement and light dance – waltz. Age range 40s, 50+. Speaks with a German accent.

Herr Schultz – One of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers and the proprietor of a Fruit Shop. Vocal Range – Low G to High F – Tenor.
Comfortable with stage movement and light dance. Age Range 50+.
Speaks with a German accent.

Fraulein Kost – Another of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers. Vocal Range – Low A flat to High F – Alto/Mezzo
She earns money by offering favours to sailors – presentation of the character should exhibit a strong sexual comfort and commanding nature. Comfortable with stage movement. Age Range – 20s to 40s. Speaks with a German accent.

Ernst Ludwig – A friendly and Likeable German. Sings in the Chorus –Takes English lessons from Cliff and smuggles funds for the Nazi Party. Comfortable with stage movement and light dance–waltz. Age Range – flexible. Speaks with a German accent.

Kit Kat Club Girls and Boys- Bobby, Victor, Herman, Hans, Lulu, Rosie, Texas, Fritzie, Frenchie, and Helga
Gender neutral. Vocal Range – Strong Singers in all voice parts.The individuals to be considered should be comfortable with their sexuality and movement. Excellent dance skills required/flexibility.
Should be comfortable with Jazz, and Contemporary dance styles.


THE ENCHANTED PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY
BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH THE CS LEWIS COMPANY LTD PRESENTS
PRINCE CASPIAN

The Sequel To “The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe”
ADAPTED BY NICOLE CHAVERS STRATTON
DIRECTED BY KELLY VENTURA
ADAPTION BASED ON THE NOVEL “Prince Caspian” by CS LEWIS
AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: AUGUST 19TH & 20TH
WITH CALLBACKS ON AUGUST 21ST
AT GATEWAY CHURCH (1100 SOUTH SOWELL STREET VISALIA, CA 93277)
ROOM 67 6:30PM
SETTING: It has only been a year in the “real world” since the Pevensie children first stepped through the
wardrobe into Narnia. In Narnia, however, thousands of years have passed and the children return only
to discover that Narnia is in desperate need of their help.
Prince Caspian has been denied his right to the throne by Miraz, his power hungry uncle. The exiled Prince
must summon an army of Narnian creatures to fight with him. It is up to King Peter, Queen Susan, King
Edmund, and Queen Lucy to rally their loyal subjects and fight for freedom!
This is an open casting call, and everyone is welcome to audition. Although this is a sequel, all roles are
open for audition. However, the director is looking for actors primarily in the age range from early teens
(or actors that can play early teens) through adult. Previous stage combat experience is a plus for actors
cast in this show.
PRINCIPLE CHARACTERS:
(* indicates a stage combat role)
PETER* (Male, Late teens) Peter is older now and has taken on more of the role of a guardian and
protector of the other three. At the same time, he fights single-handedly for the freedom of Narnia
SUSAN* (Female, Late teens) Older now she has taken on the role of the “mother” of the group.
EDMUND* (Male, mid to late teens) Having learned a great lesson about forgiveness, he is ready to move
on and lead Narnia into battle as Edmund the Just.
LUCY* (Female, early teens) Even though she is older and a bit wiser she still has a readiness to believe
that Aslan will save the day.
PRINCE CASPIAN* (Male, late teens/early 20’s) Though he is very brave, he has been forced into exile. He
has the ability to inspire others to action. The actor cast for this role should have previous stage combat
experience.
MIRAZ* (Male late 30’s/40’s) The scheming uncle to Prince Caspian. Miraz is a proud man and very much
a “Richard the Third” type of a character as he is willing to do anything to take the throne from Caspian.
The actor cast for this role should have past stage combat experience as well.
CORNELIUS (Male late 40’s/50’s) A mentor to Caspian, he reveals the truth and defends Caspian’s rightful
claim to the throne. Great opportunity for an experienced actor who is able to convey the nuances of a
Gandalf type character.
ASLAN* (Male 30’s-50’s) Absent from the realm for many years, Aslan is believed to be only a myth by
humans and Narnians alike. Heralded by Lucy, he appears at a pivotal moment to rescue the fledgling
army. Aslan appears more as a guiding force for the children, and embodies the spirit of Narnia.
TRUFFLEHUNTER THE BADGER* (Male, teens/early 20’s) A bit of a trickster, but is a wealth of knowledge
on Narnia. He is skeptical of Prince Caspian, but he is ready to fight in defense of Narnia at the slightest
provocation.
REEPICHEEP* (Male or female early-late teens) While only a mouse, Reepicheep is indeed a warrior by
nature. This little swashbuckler is also a source of comic relief for obvious reasons. The role is very Errol
Flynn-esque. The actor cast in this part must also have good comedic timing, much like a Shrek sidekick.
TRUMPKIN* (Male or female early teens-early 20’s) A cynical dwarf with a fiery personality. Trumpkin is
skeptical about the children at first but soon comes to be their fiercest and most loyal protector.
Trumpkin’s over all personality is very much like Gimlli the Dwarf.
There will be various other roles available (Telmarines and Narnians) for male and female actors from
early teens (or younger actors that can play early teens) through adult.
AT THE AUDITION:
1. You will be asked to read a scene from the show. Everyone present will be asked to read at least
once. Some may be asked to read more often than others. However, that does not neccesarily
indicate that a casting decision has been made regarding that actor.
2. You will be asked to complete an audition form that night. However, please attach a resume
highlighting your past theatre experience and special skills as well.
3. Please include a photo of yourself with the resume. A cell phone picture is perfect.
4. At the initial audition, the director will be looking for volume, pronunciation, and presence.
5. After the audition, the director will notify you via text or email regarding call backs.
Please make sure that you are available for call backs on August 21st at 6:30pm, in case the director
invites you to return.


Kings Players Auditions for Paradise Lost and Found
Auditions: Sept. 15 & 16, 6:30, Kings Players Theater in Hanford



Good Company Players Auditions:

AUDITION DETAILS
Good Company Players’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 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)
Elf The Musical

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin – Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

Music: Matthew Sklar Lyrics: Chad Beguelin

Rehearsals Begin: Sept. 30, 2019 Performs: Nov. 14, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020

Directors: Emily Pessano & Robert Sanchez

Buddy, everybody’s favorite elf, is a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities force him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Despite his father being on the Naughty List and his half-brother not believing in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York reclaim the magic of Christmas. This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Rated PG.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

BUDDY (Male, Tenor, 20-35) Innocent, good-natured, well-meaning. Often finds himself in sticky situations (with syrup and without). Actor should have excellent comedic chops and sing well.

JOVIE (Female, Mezzo, 18-35) Works as a store elf at Macy’s. Her years of working in customer service have made her cynical but she is not without charm and a sense of humor. When Buddy comes on the scene, her hardened exterior begins to melt.

WALTER HOBBS (Male, Bari-Tenor, 35-65) Buddy’s real father. Initially a workaholic with no time for family or fun. He is selfish, tense, and angry. Buddy reminds him of the importance of family and what it’s like to be a child.

EMILY HOBBS (Female, Mezzo, 35-55) Walter’s devoted wife who would prefer her husband to spend a little more time at home. She is a problem solver and an excellent mother who is doing everything she can to provide a positive family dynamic.

MICHAEL HOBBS (Male, Alto, 9-14) The smarter-than-average 12-year-old son of Walter and Emily. He quickly befriends his new adult brother, Buddy, and does everything he can to make sure Buddy becomes a permanent part of the family.

DEB (Female, 20-55) Walter’s secretary, has the big responsibility of keeping her boss and the whole office happy. Though she aims to please and is a bit of a suck-up, she feels underappreciated.

MANAGER (Male 30+) As the manager of Macy’s, he’s doing everything he can to make sure all the employees stay in line.

GREENWAY (Male 40-65) A tyrannical, workaholic who cares nothing about the people around him or who work for him.

SANTA CLAUS (Male, Baritone, 40+) He is annoyed with the Elves, tired of lying to Buddy and sad that people seem to be losing their Christmas spirit. He is still the same jolly old St. Nick underneath it all, but the job is getting to him. A natural story teller.

ENSEMBLE (All Ages) Plays the roles of ELVES, CUSTOMERS, FAKE SANTAS, SECURITY GUARDS, EMPLOYEES, 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’ Upcoming Musical Auditions
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 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)
Something Rotten

Book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick Music and lyrics by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick

Rehearsals Begin: Dec. 2, 2019 Performs: Jan. 16, 2020 – March 15, 2020

Director: Laurie Pessano

Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten. 16th century brothers, Nick and Nigel Bottom, are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of the Renaissance rock star, William Shakespeare, A.K.A., “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer fortells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self, and All That Jazz. Something Rotten features large song and dance numbers and a wacky cast of over-the-top characters, each given his or her own special moment in the show to shine. Rated PG-13.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

NICK (Male, Bari-Tenor, 25-45) A writer. Nigel’s older brother. Despises Shakespeare for his success.

NIGEL (Male, Tenor, 20- 35) A writer. Nick’s younger brother. Sweet and a little awkward. He is in

love with Portia. A big Shakespeare fan.

LORD CLAPHAM (Male, Bari-Tenor, 40+) Patron of the theatre. He’s flamboyant and extremely posh. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings well.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Male, Tenor, 20-45) Over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time. He is the renaissance James Brown.

THOMAS NOSTRADAMUS (Male, Bari-Tenor, 40+) A soothsayer. He predicts that the next big thing in theatre will be musicals. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well.

BROTHER JERIMIAH (Male, Bari-Tenor, 40+) A Puritan. The father of Portia. He despises all things theatre related. Seeking a great comedic actor who sings very well.

SHYLOCK (Male, Baritone, 40+) An older Jewish man. Nick and Nigel are in debt to him. He becomes an investor in their musical.

BEA (Female, Mezzo-Belt, 20-45) Nick’s wife. She loves Nick despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove to her husband she can be a bread winner and support he and Nigel.

PORTIA (Female, Soprano, 20-35) A beautiful Puritan woman that Nigel meets on the street. She has golden hair and loves poetry. A big Shakespeare fan.

ENSEMBLE (Adults)

** 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, August 31, 2019 at 10:00 A.M.
at 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)
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure

By Steven Dietz

Based on the original 1899 play by Williams Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle

Rehearsals Begin: Dec. 2, 2019 Performs: Jan. 3, 2020 – Feb. 23, 2020

Director: Karan Johnson

***Please note that there will be no callbacks held following auditions for Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure. All casting decisions will be made based on the audition.***

The world’s greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler. With his trusted companion Doctor Watson at his side, Sherlock Holmes first pursues the case, and then the affections of Miss Adler—and in doing so, marches right into the lair of his longtime adversary, that malevolent genius of crime: Professor Moriarty. In this spirited, fast-moving and thoroughly theatrical adaptation, Steven Dietz presents Holmes at the height of his powers—surrounded by all the elements that fans of his exploits have come to expect: danger, intrigue, wit, humor and surprise. “The game is afoot, Watson—and it is a dangerous one!” Rated PG.

SHERLOCK HOLMES (Male, 30-65) A world-renowned and brilliant English detective. A master of detection and brilliant sleuth. Straightforward but charming.

DOCTOR WATSON (Male, 30-65) Holmes’s loyal friend and trusted companion, Doctor Watson always patiently tries to help his friend and continually gets pulled into adventures – whether he wishes to or not. Droll, warm.

PROFESSOR MORIARTY (Male, 30-65) The villain, a genius of crime, and Holmes’s arch enemy, Professor Moriarty is just as brilliant intellectually and logically as Holmes, which is what makes him the perfect counterpart for Holmes.

THE KING OF BOHEMIA (Male, 30-60) Soon-to-be-married royalty of the House of Ormstein, the King of Bohemia searches out Holmes specifically to help him secure items that not only sully his reputation but, according to him, threaten the course of European history. He is ostentatious and dramatic, but sincerely admires Holmes and his work.

Good Company Players’ Upcoming 2nd Space Auditions Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10:00 A.M.
at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater at 1226 N. Wishon Ave, Fresno CA
(For more information, call Good Company Players’ Business Office at 559-266-0211 or email us at info@gcplayers.com)
She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff Music by Jerry Bock Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Rehearsals Begin: Sept, 9 2019 Performs: Oct. 25 – Dec. 22, 2019

Director: Elizabeth Fiester

***LOCATION CHANGE: She Loves Me auditions will take place at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater.***

She Loves Me is a euphoric romantic comedy with a soaring score. Set in a 1930s European perfumery, we meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg who work together, and have disliked each other from the very beginning. He thinks she’s stuck up, and she thinks he’s arrogant and mean. But each rapturously writes to a lonely hearts pen pal when the work day is done, and it doesn’t take long for the audience to see that they’re in love without realizing it. Inevitably – through some of the most iconic songs in the musical theatre canon (“Vanilla Ice Cream”, “She Loves Me”, “Will He Like Me?” – Georg and Amalia discover the truth as well and rejoice in their love for each other at the story’s sweet and musically delightful conclusion. She Loves Me showcases a small but strong ensemble cast playing a range of memorable characters of all ages. Strong comedic skills are a plus. Rated PG.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

GEORG NOWACK (Male, Bari-Tenor, 21-45) An established employee of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. He is ikeable, intelligent, hard-working, and romantic but is not adept at flirtation. Mr. Maraczek’s right hand man.

AMALIA BALASH (Female, Soprano, 20-40) The eager new employee at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. She quickly abandons all nerves and takes Georg head-on in a battle of wits. She is warm and funny with all but Georg.

ILONA RITTER (Female, Mezzo, 20-35) Employed at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. She is sexy and learned in the ways of romance, but longing for something more from the game of love.

STEVEN KODALY (Male, Tenor, 21-40) Though he is considered dapper and occasionally charming, he is more of a shallow womanizer.

MARACZEK (Male, Baritone, 40-70) Owner of Maraczek’s Parfumerie. He is kind, loyal, and dedicated to his parfumerie and employees. Firm when needed but not without a sense of humor.

ARPAD LASZLO (Male, Bari-Tenor, 14-18) Delivery boy at Maraczek’s Parfumerie. His exuberance is infectious and his commitment to his job is remarkable. He is ambitious and adorable.

LADISLAV SIPOS (Male, Baritone, 40+) A bit of a klutz and a confidant to Georg. He is very aware of the ridiculous situations in which his coworkers often find themselves.

WAITER (Male, Tenor, 35+) An eccentric and over-zealous waiter insistent on creating a romantic atmosphere.

ENSEMBLE (All Ages) The ensemble consists of CUSTOMERS, CAROLERS, BUSBOYS, WAITER, and a P.I.

** 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. **

More info on the GCP website.

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