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ARROW ROCK LYCEUM THEATRE 2017 SEASON - Arrow Rock Lyceum Auditions

Posted: February 6, 2017

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Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre 2017 Season - Arrow Rock EPA
Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre



AUDITION DATE

Feb 25, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (CST)


APPOINTMENTS

To reserve a time slot, contact Paula Danner, company manager, at 660-837-3311 x104. Or email arrowrockcasting@lyceumtheatre.org.


CONTRACT

LOA
LOA to LORT D; $650/wk Minimum


SEEKING

Actors: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, for guest contracts as well as resident company. The Lyceum Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.


PREPARATION

Please prepare 16 bars of 2 contrasting songs. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Non-singers should prepare a brief monologue.


LOCATION

Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre
114 High Street
Arrow Rock, MO 65320


PERSONNEL

Quin Gresham, Producing Artistic Director


OTHER DATES

Please see breakdown.


OTHER


An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


BREAKDOWN

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST- Runs June 7 – June 18
[Belle] 20’s. A classic beauty. An adventuresome, intelligent girl who wants more out of the life than an ordinary life. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life. Lyrical pop theatre voice to an F with a very strong and clear belt. All ethnicities.
[Beast] 30’s to early 40’s. A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is angry and authoritarian, but, deep within, has a warm and loving heart. Should be handsome, well-built, and 6’ or taller. Baritone to an F. All ethnicities.
[Gaston] 20’s to 30’s. The egotistical, ultra-masculine braggart determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet capable of great charm. Great comedic chops. Strong, muscular build. Baritone to an E. All ethnicities.

[Mrs. Potts] 40’s to 50’s. A warm-hearted, sweet-faced English teapot. She is both caring and playful. Lyrical alto down to a low F sharp with a convincing English accent. All ethnicities.
[Lumiere] 30’s to 40’s. A suave, debonair, and decidedly French candelabra. A loyal and steadfast servant. Great comedic chops. French accent. All ethnicities. Baritone to an F.
[Madame De La Grande Bouche] 30’s to 50’s. A former opera diva-now a wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality. C#4 to D5.
[Lefou] 20’s to 30’s. Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not very smart. Seeking an accomplished stage clown, an expert at physical comedy. Shorter than 5’8”. Baritenor to a G. All ethnicities.

MAMMA MIA– Runs July 19 – July 30

[DONNA] Late 30s-mid 40s. Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side. Sophie’s mother. Incredibly strong pop voice.
[TANYA] Late 30s-early 40s. A former singer in the “Dynamos”. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Must sing and move very well.
[ROSIE] Late 30s-early 40s. Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, bit of a clown.
[SOPHIE] 18-25. A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has a wild, zany spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Strong dancer. Pop soprano.
[SAM] 35-45. May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. High baritone.
[HARRY] 35-45. May be Sophie’s father. British financier, weathy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. High baritone, tenor.
[BILL] 35-45. May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man.
[SKY] 20s. Sophie’s fiance. Athletic, attractive – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie. Pop bari-tenor who dances very well.

OKLAHOMA!- Runs June 28 – July 8
[Aunt Eller] 40’s to 60’s. A down-to-earth 'mother to everyone'. She is Laurey's aunt and confidante, and has a very friendly personality. She sees the good in everyone. Mezzo.
[Curly] 20’s to 30’s. The young, confident cowman in love with Laurey. His heart is in the right place and he is strong in facing up to Jud. Well built and handsome. Baritone. All ethnicities.
[Laurey] 20’s to early 30’s. She has an innocence yet an air of knowledge about her. She lives with her Aunt Eller on a ranch and is in love with Curly, though she may not admit it. Will also dance the dream ballet so strong dancing skill a must. SOPRANO. All ethnicities.
[Will Parker] 20’s to early 30’s. A hapless young cowman who is very much in love with Annie. He has a pleasant happy-go-lucky disposition, but needs to assert himself strongly to get her full attention. Strong dancer. Rope tricks a plus. All ethnicities.
[Jud Fry] 30’s to 40’s. The hired hand on Laurey's farm. Sullen, mysterious and dangerous. Nobody likes him and he lives a lonely depressive existence in the smokehouse, dreaming broodily of real women, not the pin-ups on the walls. Baritone. All ethnicities.
[Ado Annie] 20’s to 30’s. A flirtatious girl who cannot resist any man. Her heart is always in the right place, but she is not the best judge of character. Strong comedic chops. Soprano with a strong belt. All ethnicities.
[Ali Hakim] 20’s to 40’s. A traveling peddler who claims to be Persian—though it is hard to believe anything he says. A shrewd salesman who likes pretty things and women. Strong comic chops. All ethnicities.


THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES– Runs Aug 5 – Aug 13
[Sherlock Holmes] 40s – 50s. Highly intelligent, confident, quick-witted, and obsessive. Lives to solve mysteries and discover the truth. Able to match his brooding thoughtful nature with immediate action. Tall and thin.
[Watson] 40s-50s. Smart, grounded, and full of heart. Doctor Watson is full of wonder. He lives to have adventures and assist his close friend Holmes. Though observant, Watson lacks Holmes's imagination and analytical ability. He is generally more sensitive to the feelings of others than Holmes is.
[Beryl] 20’s. A striking young woman with a dark secret.
[Sir Henry] 30’s Sir Henry Baskerville is the nephew of Sir Charles Baskerville, and heir of the Baskerville estate and fortune. He shows himself to be bold, practical and straightforward, but also impatient, hasty and stubborn. Though not initially superstitious, he later grows anxious over the legend. Canadian.
[Mrs. Hudson/Mrs. Barrymore] Mrs. Hudson is Sherlock’s long-suffering landlady. Mrs. Barrymore is the longtime domestic help of the Baskerville clan. Earnest and eager to please, the portly Mrs. Barrymore and her husband figure as a kind of red herring for the detectives.
[Barrymore] The longtime domestic help of the Baskerville clan. Earnest and eager to please. Gaunt.
[Mortimer] 50’s. The man who employs Holmes for this case who lives out on the moor and was a close friend of Sir Charles and doctor to the Baskerville family. Though a man of science, he somewhat accepts the legend of the hound because of a lack of evidence to the contrary.
[Stapleton] A thin and bookish entomologist. Stapleton chases butterflies and reveals his short temper only at key moments. A calm exterior masks the scheming, manipulative villain that Holmes and Watson come to fear.
[Sir Charles/Frankland] Sir Charles: The head of the Baskerville estate. Sir Charles was a superstitious man, and terrified of the Baskerville curse and his waning health at the time of his death. Sir Charles was also a well-known philanthropist, and his plans to invest in the regions surrounding his estate make it essential that Sir Henry move to Baskerville Hall to continue his uncle's good works. Frankland: Frankland is a man who likes to sue, a sort of comic relief with a chip on his shoulder about every infringement on what he sees as his rights. Frankland is for the most part a laughable jester in the context of this story. Very familiar with the moors.

GREATER TUNA– Runs Aug 19 – Aug 26

GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER– Runs Sept 2 – Sept 10

[Christina Drayton] 60’s. Runs the Drayton Gallery. Having taught Joanna to treat everyone as equals, her belief in those teachings is challenged when she meets John. Fiercely loving and determined to keep her daughter in her life. Caucasian
[Matt Drayton] 60’s. Publisher of San Francisco newspaper, The Guardian. A workaholic, Matt does not heed his doctor’s warnings to only work three days a week. While a journalist and a liberal he still finds reason to disapprove of Joey and John’s marriage. Caucasian
[Joanna Drayton] 20s. “Joey” recently interned for a medical research hospital in Hawaii, she is bold and stubborn in her love for John and unwavering in her plans to marry him. Caucasian
[Dr. John Prentice] 30’s. A medical research doctor who cautiously enters the home and his interactions with Joanna’s parents. Intelligent and respectful, he will not marry Joey without her parents’ approval. African American
[Matilda Binks] 50s. “Tillie” has worked twenty-seven years as a domestic for the Draytons, suspicious of John, she is loyal and protective of the Drayton family. African American

[John Prentice Sr.] 60’s. Schoolteacher. Protective and proud of his son, John. Initially, he disapproves of the marriage as he sees it a threat to all John has worked and built for himself.
[Mary Prentice] Late 50’s early 60’s. Department store clerk. Knowing the hurt her son has felt in the past, she can neither approve nor disapprove of the marriage but is highly concerned about her son’s heart.

BEEHIVE– Runs Sept 16 -24

[Wanda] 30’s to 40’s. All ethnicities. Wanda carries the bulk of the dialogue and narration throughout the revue. She is a leader - strong, powerful and engaging. She must have the ability to interact comfortably with the audience. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.

[Jasmine] African American. 20’s to 30’s. She portrays Diana Ross of the Supremes as well as a the lead singer of the Chiffons, Judy Craig. Sings songs “One Fine Day,” “Where Did Our Love Go?” and others. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.
[Laura] Caucasian. 30’s portrays Janis Joplin; Lulu and others. Sings songs “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” “To Sir With Love,” “Piece of My Heart,” “Try,” “Me and Bobby McGee,” and others. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.
[Alison] All ethnicities. 30’s to 40’s. Of the six actresses, Alison has the most lyrical warm voice. She sings songs “Downtown,” “Where the Boys Are,” “Society's Child” “You Don't Have to Say You Love Me” and others. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.
[Pattie] All ethnicities. sings the songs “It's My Party,” You Don't Know Me,” “Wishin' and Hopin',” “A Natural Woman,” and others. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.
[Gina] 30’s. African American. Portrays Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and the lead singer of the Starlets. Sings songs “I Sold My Heart to a Junkman,” “A Fool in Love,” “Proud Mary,” “Respect” and others. ALL roles must have an excellent sense of the 1960's female pop/rock style. Must all be able to sing in close three part harmony. Movement and/or dance experience is essential for each of the characters.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL– Runs Dec 13 – Dec 23



Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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