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Audition 2019: Draper Historic Theatre – Oliver!

Draper Historic is proud to present Oliver!, coming to the stage in August 2019. The award-winning musical based on the classic book by Charles Dickens, Oliver! takes us to the streets of Victorian London, where a young orphan is taken in by a gang of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the sinister Fagin. Featuring a beautiful score and a large cast, Oliver! is a musical masterpiece and classic tale brought to life.

Come and audition!

WHEN: June 4 & 5 from 7-9 PM

Sign up for an audition time here: https://forms.gle/evHSo9YPY2JujuWY7

WHO: Man & Women 18+, Children Ages 6 and Up

Please note that families auditioning together will still need to sign up for each individual’s time slot

WHERE: Draper Historic Theatre, 12366 S 900 E, Draper, UT

PREPARE: Please prepare 36 bars of a song in the style of that show that demonstrates your range. Aux cord and Bluetooth will be available for minus tracks. There will also be a piano in the room if you would like to bring your own accompanist.

Adults, please also prepare a 30-second monologue. This is not necessary for children.

CALLBACKS: Singing callbacks will be held the evening of Thursday, June 6 from 7-9 PM by invitation only. Dance callbacks will be held on Saturday, June 8 from 9 AM-12 PM by invite only.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us via Messenger on the Draper Historic Theatre Facebook page.

Audition 2019: Colonial Heritage Festival

Needed men, women and teens including African American actors. There will be no set auditions as this is mostly solo work. Contact Programming Chair, Sharon Rogers 801-505-3897 by text if interested. There will be a couple of rehearsals but most of this opportunity is a deep character study in a historical person. There are about 20,000 visitors to this event so the exposure is substantial as the interactions will be more intimate than a traditional theater. This is a complete immersion into the role.

Performance Date: July 4-6, 2019

Performance Time: Festival is 9-6 but depending on the role, you will only to be at the festival for a shorter time frame TBD by role and need.

Performance Place: SCERA Park in Orem

This is an unusual opportunity to do a deep character study as would be needed for a historical role in movies, TV, or stage. Think of HBO mini-series John Adams, Hamilton, or 1776. The Colonial Heritage Festival is a living history interactive event with character interpreters portraying historical persons such as George Washington, John Adams, or Benjamin Franklin. We are looking for actors for programs telling the untold stories of women, children, and slaves during the colonial time period. We are looking for men, women, and teens including African Americans. Contact the Programming Director listed above for possible characters and more details.

Audition 2019: Murray Arts in the Park – Little Women

Auditions will be held on May 28th and 30th from 7:30-9:30pm at Viewmont Elementary, located at 745 W. 5720 S., Murray, Utah.

Those auditioning should be 16 years or older and need to be prepared with 16 – 32 bars of a Broadway song in the style of the show, and bring a resume and head-shot. An accompanist will be provided. Callbacks are scheduled for Saturday June 1st at 1:00 PM by invitation only.

Directed by Jim Smith, rehearsals are scheduled to begin mid June. Performances are scheduled for August 9th, 10th, 12th, 15th, 16th, and 17th. For more information, email murraylittlewomen2019@gmail.com or call (801) 264-2614.

Audition 2019 – SCERA: Beauty and the Beast

The SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre announces auditions for the third and final show of its 2019 summer season, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast. It will be directed by Jerry Elison, with music direction by Dana Cardon and choreography by Dani LeCompte. Crysta Powell will serve as stage manager.

“Beauty and the Beast” will play August 2-17 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays @ 8:00pm. It will also tour to BYU Education Week August 19-23.  The 2019 season marks the Shell’s 35th Anniversary season.

Auditions will be held Monday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 21 from 7:00-9:30pm at SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem. Callbacks, for those invited, will be held Wednesday, May 22, and will include a movement/dance audition.

All roles are available. Auditioners 14 and older should prepare to sing 16 bars in the style of the show. An accompanist or IPOD playback will be available – please bring your music. Boys interested in the role of Chip should be between the ages of 8 – 12.

Auditions are done by appointment, and you can register online and sign up for a time in CASTING MANAGER. If this is your first time using Casting Manager, you will be asked to create an account, and upload a resume and headshot if you have them. If you don’t have a resume or headshot, there is space where you can add in your education, training, experience, shows, etc. However, if you are new to theatre and the audition process, don’t be intimidated…we welcome talented first-timers!

Rehearsals will begin after Memorial Day. If you have questions, please contact stage manager Crysta Powell – her information is listed in Casting Manager.

2019 – Western Short Film: Elsewhere

Paid! Casting call for the LEAD FEMALE ROLE in an independent short Western film.

We’re happy to see anyone within the age range of mid-twenties to late thirties, any ethnicity.

Prepare a one minute dramatic monologue. Sides will also be provided. Please email carlosperdomo1998@gmail.com if you’d like to receive your sides before the audition or if you have any questions.

Sign up for an audition time slot here:
https://docs.google.com/…/1UonCPWglodyKCBK_QsTp9Hp5xc…/edit…

Please be sure to read carefully all the instructions on the audition sign up.

Shooting dates are still being finalized, but we will be shooting for a few days over this summer.
Total compensation for playing this character is $300.

Film title and premise:

ELSEWHERE
Luella deals with the guilt of not being there the night her husband was murdered because she was elsewhere with another man. Set in the old west. A story of love, loss, redemption, and forgiveness.

Character Description:

Luella is a silent-suffering wife and widow dealing with inner conflict stemming from being discontent with her marriage on one side, but feeling dutiful to her husband and his memory on the other. She’s let her frustration simmer below the surface for too long. But will she be able to take her revenge? Or will she find it in herself to find empathy and forgive?

Audition 2019: Hale Centre Theatre Sandy – The Addams Family & Seussical

Date: May 18, 2019
Title: The Addams Family & Seussical ADULT Auditions

ADULT auditioners – needed are men & women to play character roles, ages 21 and older. Please prepare 16 bars of a song that will show YOU off best, for the show(s) you are interested in. Please no handwritten or transcripted music, computer generated music only. An accompanist will be provided – all singers MUST come with music, as we don’t allow acapella singing or minus tracks. There will be a separate aerialist audition, once you’ve completed the initial audition.

Call backs will be by invitation only. Dancing, additional singing and reading will be done at the call backs. All cast members are paid and pay rates for adults, depending on the role, ranges from $65 to $95 per performance. Pay rates by character will be posted at the audition.

Those wishing to audition, may make an appointment beginning Saturday, May 11, 2019 by going to www.castingmanager.com/hct. Please make sure you complete your profile before signing up for an appointment. Questions? Email tammym@hct.org.

Audition 2019: Sandy Arts Guild – Mamma Mia

Auditions for the Sandy Arts Guild’s production of Mamma Mia will be held on May 14, 15, 16, 6:30-9:30 pm. Callbacks are by invitation on May 18. Rehearsals will be on selected weeknights and Saturday mornings in late May, June and July. The show plays at the Sandy Amphitheater August 2-10. Nolan Mitchell is the director, Eric Richards is the music director and Jann LeVitre is the choreographer.

Needed are men and women 14 and older.  The director is looking for a diverse cast so all ages/sizes/races are encouraged to audition. All roles are open.  Please be prepared with a 16-bar cut of music similar to the style to the show, non-musical songs are appropriate. No ABBA music.  Please bring music properly marked with starting and ending points. An accompanist will be available. Minus tracks are accepted, but sheet music is preferred. If a minus track is used, it needs to be on a device that will plug into a standard aux cord or headphone jack. Please, no CD’s. No acapella, please.  The directors have requested that all those auditioning bring a list of scheduling conflicts between May 18 and August 10, a current photo and resume.

Although this is a dance heavy show, roles are available for strong movers with less dance training.  Please see character description breakdown for additional details.

All auditions and callbacks will be held at the Sandy Parks and Recreation building, 440 East 8680 South, Sandy, UT. Reserved audition times are recommended, but not required.

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