Sunday, April 24, 2011
Open Auditions for Next Fall's Musical BRIGADOON
Open Auditions for the musical BRIGADOON
by Lerner & Loewe
Thursday, April 28, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Music 131
Friday, April, 29, 2011, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Music 131
[Note: Auditioners need attend only one evening of the open auditions but must be available at 7:30 on that evening for the dance portion of the audition.]
Music: For open auditions, prepare no more than one refrain (plus introductory verse if desired) of a song from the musical theatre canon. An accompanist and CD player will be provided. If you choose to use the accompanist, bring clearly marked, legible sheet music. For callbacks, sheet music from the show will be provided.
Monologue: For open auditions, prepare a monologue no more than one minute in length. Memorization is recommended, but auditioners may read from a prepared script. For callbacks, scenes and monologues from the show will be provided.
Movement/Dance/Combat: For open auditions, auditioners will be asked to participate in group movement/dance auditions. For callbacks, this aspect of the auditions also will include combat choreography for some individuals. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows for free movement.
NOTE: PERFORMANCE OF MUSIC/MONOLOGUES MAY BE CUT OFF IF THEY RUN TOO LONG. THIS WILL BE NO REFLECTION ON THE QUALITY OF YOUR AUDITION.
Scripts are available for checkout in the Theatre, Film & Dance main office (Theatre Arts Room 20). Scores are not available.
Monday, May 2, 2011
6:00-7:00 p.m.: TA 115 (Studio Theatre) – Dance/movement/combat
7:00-9:00 p.m.: Music 131 – Vocal and scene work
[Note: Auditioners must arrive promptly at 6:00 p.m. for the movement/dance/combat segment of the audition.]
October 13-15 and 20-22, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Sunday October 16 and 23, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.
School Matinee: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
Brigadoon is a large cast show where the ensemble is a highly-featured and integral element of the production. Most roles require dance and/or singing to varying degrees. Some listed roles are non-speaking.
* indicates a solo singing role.
RESIDENTS OF BRIGADOON:
Andrew MacLaren (50s)
Angus MacGuffie (30s)*
Archie Beaton (50s)
Charlie Dalrymple (20s)*
Fiona MacLaren (20s)*
Harry Beaton (20s; dancer)
Jean MacLaren (late teens; dancer)
Kate (late teens)
Meg Brockie (20s)*
Mr. Lundie (50s)
Stuart Dalrymple (50s)*
Maggie Anderson (20s; dancer)
Sword Dancers (two)
Townsfolk (singers and dancers)
Tommy Albright (30s)*
Jeff Douglas (30s)
Jane Ashton (Tommy’s fiancé; late 20s)
For More Information Contact:
Bernadette Cheyne, Stage Director: x5492, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elisabeth Harrington, Musical Director: x5437, email@example.com
Sharon Butcher, Choreographer: x3549, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to audition but for extenuating reasons cannot attend at the scheduled times, please contact Bernadette Cheyne to make alternative arrangements.