Conejo Players Announces Auditions For ROCKY HORROR SHOW 5/2-4

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Conejo Players Announces Auditions For ROCKY HORROR SHOW 5/2-4

Rocky Horror features a Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O'Brien

Directed & Choreographed by ARRYCK ADAMS
Music Directed by PAUL DUFFY
Produced by SHAWN W. LANZ

AUDITION DATES & TIMES:
7:30 PM May 2nd through May 4th, 2011
(Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday)

AUDITION LOCATION:
Conejo Players Theatre
351 South Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361-1008

PERFORMANCE DATES:
June 24th through July 23rd, 2011
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sunday Matinees at 2:00 PM
PLUS TWO Special "Audience Par-tici-PATION" Performances at Midnight on July 8th and July 15th.
NO CONFLICTS ACCEPTED FOR PERFORMANCE DATES OR THE WEEK BEFORE OPENING

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
ALL ACTORS MUST BE STRONG SINGERS and DANCE or MOVE WELL. All actors must be comfortable in skimpy or tight fitting clothing, showing flesh (no nudity), liberal theatrically sexual situations, walking and dancing in stilettos (except Narrator, Eddie, Dr. Scott), being wild and outrageous and taking chances.

Any auditioner under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian consent if cast.
All auditioners should arrive no later than 7:30pm.
Bring a resume and picture (if you have it) and a list of all potential conflicts including travel, etc.
Prepare about 1 minute of a song - no songs from the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key (accompanist provided). You may also sing to an "instrumental only" (no vocals) CD. NO A CAPPELLA.
Come prepared to read from the script.
Please dress to dance (wear something you can move in and proper shoes).
No appointment necessary. These are Open Call Auditions.
No AEA. There is NO PAY.
PLOT SUMMARY:
A story of creation, love, hate, adventure (and sex), The Rocky Horror Show begins in Denton, Ohio, with the engagement of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss. As they travel through a rainstorm to see "the man who began it," they stumble upon the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Upon taking refuge inside, the doctor's odd servants (Magenta and Riff-Raff) usher them into the lab for a party celebrating the unveiling of Frank's newest creation: the perfect man, Rocky. Over the course of the night, Frank seduces the unsuspecting couple, Janet gets in touch with a new side of herself, and with the arrival of Dr. Everett Scott, the guests discover that Frank is actually from another place entirely - the planet Transsexual in the galaxy Transylvania, to be specific! With the clock ticking, the servants rebel and Janet and Brad are thrown to the mercy of the aliens... What will happen to these two lovebirds? You'll have to do the Time Warp to find out! Visit www.conejoplayers.org for more details.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Please contact Shawn W. Lanz, Producer at shawn@swlanz.com. Auditions are open; no appointments will be given.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
Frank 'N' Furter - male, age 20 & up. A sweet transvestite! Must be comfortable wearing lingerie, corset, fishnet stockings, stiletto heels, showing flesh, and physical contact with both men and women. High Baritone or Versatile Tenor.
Brad Majors - male, age 20-27. An Everyman. Nerdy and romantic. Must be comfortable performing in underwear only. Tenor.
Janet Weiss - female, age 20-27. Brad's innocent fiancée. Must be comfortable performing in bra, panties and slip only. Mezzo-Soprano.
Riff-Raff - male, age 20-40. The Butler. An alien with an agenda. Rock-n-Roll Tenor Belt.
Magenta - female, age 20-40. The Maid. Another alien with an agenda. Alto Belt.
Columbia - female, age 20-35. A Fan. Rockabilly chic. Loves dressing like a movie musical, must tap or have tap experience. Mezzo or Soprano Character Voice.
Rocky - male, age 20-30ish. A Creature; the perfect man. Must be muscular with blonde hair or willing to bleach, must be comfortable performing in a speedo. Rock Tenor.
Eddie - male, age 20-35. A Punk. This bad boy has a complicated relationship with both Frank and Columbia. Also rockabilly. Jerry Lee Lewis type Tenor. (Saxophone player a plus, could also play in the band)
Dr. Everett Scott - male, 40-60. A Scientist. German accent, in a wheelchair, but does show legs in fishnets and heels. Bass / Baritone.
The Criminologist - A Narrator. Stuffy, older. May be male or female. Some singing.
Usher / Usherette - A Dutiful Employee. Male and/or female (2). May double as Phantoms or other character(s).
Phantoms - 3-4 men and 3-4 women. All vocal ranges, some tap a plus.

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