For all of our auditions, please try to arrive early to ensure you have time to fill our forms and have audition photos made. Resumes and head shots are not expected or required.
DRACULA, THE VAMPIRE STRIKES BACK…AGAIN!
Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 7pm
Monday, August 31, 2015 at 7pm
Director: David Middleton
Choreographer: Rodney Hamilton
Music Director: Jessica Burchfield
Production Dates are October 22 through November 1 – Thurs, Fri, and Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm both weekends.
Information about the show and auditions.
This is a bonus show for City Theatre and styled in the traditional British form of entertainment called Panto. David Middleton (Director), Jessica Burchfield (Music Director) and Rodney Hamilton (Choreographer) will be looking for male and female actors/singers/dancers, ages 7 and up.
The show is a revised version of last season’s highly successful presentation and some roles may be reprised. The chorus/ensemble will be asked to provide a basic black leotard, tights and/or dance wear for the production. For the audition, please wear clothing and shoes suitable for dance movement.
Rehearsals begin on September 8, 2015 and will run from 6:30 to 9:30.
Young cast members will be released at 8:00pm, except for rehearsals during tech week.
Casting will include the following roles:
Narrator – Male or Female: The Narrator makes the audience feel welcome, and intervenes now and then to tell a bit of story. This role needs someone with a lot of sparkle – capable of connecting with the grownups and kids. A good singing voice would be helpful, but brio I also important!
Songs: Normal Workaday People; Initial Diagnosis; Don’t Be Scared; Finale
Sapphi Van Helsing, the vampire slayer – Female: Sapphi is the young heroine. Fighting evil and vampires wherever she finds them, she wins the affection of the audience with ease. Strong singing and confidence are both a must.
Songs: My First Love; Don’t Be Scared; The Train Song; Finale
Lucy Lastic – Female: Lucy is Sapphi’s best friend. A happy-go-lucky, enthusiastic type who gets mad crushes on people like Doctor Renfield. A talent for physical comedy and a strong singing voice are what this part needs.
Songs: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun; Initial Diagnosis; Don’t Be Scared; The Train Song; A Second Opinion; Finale
Doctor Renfield – Male: Doctor Renfield appears to be a plain local Doctor, but he has a dark secret. Someone who can manage both light character humor to get laughs, but also show the audience a tortured soul without getting laughs! Also Needs good singing voice.
Songs: Initial Diagnosis; A Second Opinion; Finale
Sheerluck Jones – Male: An incompetent detective who is bumbling, bumptious and foolish with fast comic delivery.
Songs: Workaday People; I Never Get It Wrong; Finale
Dr. Whatsup – Male: Sheerluck’s long-suffering sidekick. He never says anything at all, but the actor should have a good facial expressions.
Van Helsing – Male: Coco’s long lost husband and Sapphi’s father- an older man with German accent.
Evileen, The Witchy Queen – Female: Dracula’s meddlesome mother. A good comedic role.
Songs: Kids; Finale
Flower Seller – Female: Good comedic role with reoccurring scenes.
Songs: Workaday People; Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, The Train Song, Finale
Stay tuned for more information regarding auditions for the remainder of the season. **dates are subject to change**
All auditions begin at 7pm unless otherwise stated.
DRACULA - Sunday, August 30 and Monday, August 31.
Production dates: October 22 – November 1, 2015
Director: David Middleton; Music Director: Jessica Burchfield; Choreographer: Rodney Hamilton
MEMPHIS (Musical) – Sunday, October 4, and Monday, October 5; Callbacks Wednesday, October 14.
Production dates: January 22 – February 7, 2016
Director: Erica Sutherlin; Music Director: Latoya McCormick; Choreographer: Rodney Hamilton
THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER – Sunday, October 11 and Monday, October 12.
Production dates: December 4 – 20, 2015
Director: Rob Colwell
AGATHA CHRISTIE’S BLACK COFFEE - Sunday, January 10 and Monday, January 11, 2016.
Production dates: March 10 – 20, 2016
Director: Jessica Burchfield
LITTLE WOMEN – Sunday, February 28 and Monday, February 29, 2016.
Production dates: April 22 – May 1, 2016
Director: David Middleton
PRELUDE TO A KISS – Sunday, April 10 and Monday, April 11, 2016.
Production dates: June 2 – 12, 2016
Director: Jared O’Roark