CHESS - Catchment Players Non Equity Auditions

Posted: May 15, 2014
Audition Location: Melbourne, Australia

Back to All Non-Equity Listings



EmailEmail Audition 2014-05-15 America/New_York Audition 2014-05-15 CHESS - Catchment Players CHESS - Catchment Players

Catchment Players                                                    



 



CHESS



Music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus



Lyrics by Tim Rice



                                                                                                                     



 Banyule Theatre



26th September - 4th October 2014



 



Director – Brad Fischer



Musical Director – Nathan Firmin



Choreographer – Dior Deumer



 



-          Please prepare one song showcasing your vocal range & acting ability



-          Song should be in the style of the show but not from Chess



-          Provide two copies of sheet music



-          Sheet music to be provided in the correct key (no backing tracks/acapella)



-          A head shot must be provided at the audition



-          Part of the audition may require a vocal range test and a dialogue read



-          Auditions open to 16 years of age and above



 



Character Descriptions:



 



Florence Vassy



Stage Age: Mid to Late 30's



Vocal Range – Strong belt – E3 to E5



Born in Hungary, she has been brought up in England. She is clever, theatrical, touching, vivacious and volatile. Freddy's chess second.



 



Anatoly Sergievsky



Stage Age: Late 30's to Early 40's



Vocal Range – Baritone – A2 to B?4



A Russian chess champion who is unexpectedly charming. He is intelligent and passionate who stops at nothing to conquer his ego.



 



Frederick Trumper



Stage Age: Late 30's to Early 40's



Vocal Range – Rock Tenor – B?2 to D?5



An American chess champion who is arrogant and temperamental. Ultimately a dangerous and obsessive man.



 



Svetlana Sergievsky



Stage Age: Late 30's to Early 40's



Vocal Range – Strong belt – F3 to E5



Anatoly's wife. Domestic and wholesome. A dramatic contrast to Florence - not a contemporary cosmopolitan woman.



 



Molokov



Stage Age: Late 40's



Vocal Range – Bass - G?2 to G4



Anatoly's chess second. A conniving and vindictive Russian who manipulates the players through political genius.



 



Walter



Stage Age: Late 40's



Vocal Range – Bass/Baritone - A?2 to F4



A marketing agent who is seemingly respectful and trustworthy. He ultimately schemes his way to power.



 



Arbiter



Stage Age: 30's - 40's



Vocal Range – Rock High Baritone - B2 to A4



International businessman, who is smooth with a quick temper. The official who oversees the chess tournaments.



 



Ensemble / Pop and Lyrical Choirs



Stage Age: 18 - 40



Vocal Range: Various



Pop and Lyrical choir who will also double featured ensemble roles within the show.



 



Dancers



Stage Age: 18 - 40



Strong dancers with background in contemporary, lyrical, ballet, tap and music theatre.



 



Audition Dates: 

Mon 26th May – 7:30pm – 10:30pm



Wed 28th May – 7:30pm – 10:30pm



 



Compulsory Dance Audition:



Sun 1st June – 12pm – 1:30pm (Monday auditionees) and 2:00pm – 3:30pm (Wednesdayauditionees)



 



Callbacks (if required): 

Sun 1st June – 4pm onwards



 



Rehearsal Information:



First Rehearsal – Sunday 15th June



Rehearsal Days – Monday (7:30pm – 11:00pm), Wednesday (7:30pm – 11:00pm), Sunday(12:00pm – 5:00pm)



 



Compulsory Rehearsal Weekends:



26th and 27th July



30th and 31st August



 



 



Audition Venue:



Catchment Rehearsal Factory, 10 Malua St, Reservoir, Melways 18 B6



 



Please call Robyn on 0411 308 545 to book an audition time



 



 



 


Back to All Listings...


BROADWAYWORLD TV

COUNTDOWN CLOCK
Advertisement
Advertisement