VOCAL AUDITIONS - SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012
8:30-9:00 am CHECK -IN
1. Sign in at front desk.
2. Complete Audition Form. Please bring a photo to attach to the Audition Form.
Expensive professional head shots are not required
3. Bring a Brief Resume to attach to the Audition Form. Elaborate resumes are not required.
4. Please check in and complete the Audition Form prior to 9:00am.
9:00am to Noon VOCAL AUDITIONS
All auditioners must sing with accompaniment from a live piano accompanist, a CD, an I-Phone or an I-Pod. Pre-recorded accompaniment that includes vocal backing tracks are not allowed. A keyboard accompanist will be available. Auditioners must provide their own sheet music for the accompanist.
Auditioners may sing any musical theater type of song. Songs from the show are allowed.
Any auditioner desiring to be considered for the role of Ariel must sing "Part of Your World" from the show.
Any auditioner desiring to be considered for the role of Sebastian, must sing "Under the Sea" from the show.
Some simple and appropriate movement during the singing is encouraged- but elaborate choreography is not required or encouraged.
Auditioners will sing in the order of checking in.
Upon completion of the vocal auditions a call-back list for the General Auditions on Saturday afternoon will be posted.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012
1:00 - 5:00 pm (Ending time is approximate)
GENERAL AUDITION FOR SCRIPT READING, MOVEMENT, & IMPROVISATION
Auditioners will read cold readings from the script as assigned by the Director.
Auditioners may be asked to participate in simple improvisations with other auditioners.
Auditioners will be taught and then demonstrate simple dance steps.
Approximately 30-minutes after the conclusion of the General Auditions a list will be posted indicating those auditioners being selected to attend the Call-Back Auditions.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 21, 20121:00 - 5:00 pm (Ending time is approximate)
Auditioners will be asked to read various roles.
Some auditioners may be asked to repeat their audition song from the vocal auditions. All auditioners should bring their musical materials.
At the end of the Call Back Audition a cast list will be posted. Auditioners cast in the show, and available parents, will be asked to attend a brief organizational meeting.
THE PRODUCTION IS INTENDED AS A CHILDREN'S THEATER PRODUCTION AS MOST OF THE ACTORS CAST WILL BE YOUNGER THAN AGE 20. MINIMUM AGE FOR AUDITIONERS IS 8 YEARS OLD UNLESS SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE WITH THE DIRECTOR IN ADVANCE. MAXIMUM AUDITIONER AGE IS 25.
Principal Male Roles
Note: All male and female principal roles are singing roles
Grimsby; the Valet
Flounder; the Sidekick (Could be a female)
Scuttle; a Gooney Bird (Could be a female)
Flotsam (Could be female)
Jetsam (Could be female)
Principal Female Roles
The MerSisters; 6 girls
Ursala: the Sea Witch
Carlotta; a member of the Prince's Court
Chorus Roles - Boys and Girls of various ages
Undersea Animals - fish, crabs, oysters, lobsters, sea horses, octopus, starfish, etc. All are members of King Triton's Court.
Puppeteers- will manipulate a large whale puppet and other sea creatures.
R O L L E R S K A T E S
Many of the characters in the show will be required to move on roller skates during the production. Auditioners are encouraged to bring roller skates, in-line skates, skateboards, or heel-toe skates to the General Audition if they can already skate.
A Rehearsal Schedule will be available at the Vocal Auditions
Performance Dates: The show will run during April and May, 2013
Director: Peter Wolfe Producer: Lanny Langston
Vocal Director: Dr. Dale Wallerstein
Choreographers: Peter Wolfe and Afton Parker
There is no fee to audition.
There is a $70.00 Participation Fee for those cast in the show which is due at the first rehearsal.