Auditions

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This production is open to people ages 10 and up

Performances will be October 9 through 12

Rehearsals begin August 5. Dance rehearsals will be on Mondays, Vocal Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays and

Blocking Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Cast Needs:

KATHERINE BLAKE

30s-40s – Single mother who runs her own catering business. Over-protective and type A, Katherine believes she can have it all by doing it all: event planning, designing, and catering her own perfect wedding. Must also portray Ellie in Katherine’s body. Strong belter.

ELLIE BLAKE

16 years old – The hero of the story, and a rumpled, disorganized “everygirl.” Ellie is smart, funny, and passionate about her school’s underground scavenger hunt, but sees herself as a “Whats-her-name,” easily forgotten — unlike her “perfect” mom. Must also portray Katherine in Ellie’s body. Principal role-strong belter.

FLETCHER BLAKE

8-12 years old – Katherine’s eccentric son and Ellie’s younger brother. He is a budding puppeteer who habitually annoys his sister (but secretly looks up to her.) Principal role-strong singer.

MIKE

30s-40s –  Katherine’s fiancé and a contractor by trade. A warm, reliable, easy going guy, he adores Katherine and her kids. Principal role-Bari-tenor.

ADAM

16-18 years old – Love interest for Ellie. Slouchy and scruffy, he is a paragon of adorable cool. Acts as the “List Master” of the school’s annual underground scavenger hunt. Principal role-Tenor.

TORREY

20s-30s – Katherine’s assistant – a high-strung perfectionist. Supporting role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

SAVANNAH

Teen – The villain – brilliant, aggressive, a winner. Dancing a plus. Supporting role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

HANNAH

Teen –  Ellie’s best friend – intense, emotional, lacks confidence. Supporting role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

GRETCHEN

Teen – Also Ellie’s best friend – hacker-geek, self-described nerd. Supporting role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

WELLS/PHOTOGRAPHER

Teen – Ellie’s friend – dorky but not meek, best friends with Parker. Dancer. Featured role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

PARKER

Teen – Ellie’s friend – completely average, best friends with Wells. Featured role-comfortable singing the contemporary/pop musical theatre style.

FEATURED ADULTS

Four strong singers to cover 13 diverse featured roles. More adults will be cast pending auditions

#1 Pastor Bruno / Dr. Ehrin / Officer Kowalski

#2 Ms. Meyers / Journalist / Officer Sitz

#3 Grandma Helene / Mrs. Luckenbill / Mrs. Time

#4 Grandpa George / Mr. Blumen / Señor O’Brien

TEEN ENSEMBLE

Ten singers/dancers/movers to play select catering staff, Savannah’s minions, high school students, vendors, wedding guests.

 

 

Here is what you need to do to prepare for the audition:

Please bring a headshot, resume and the audition form found at the bottom of this page.

Be prepared to bring fill out a conflict schedule when you come. A large number of conflicts or missing too many major rehearsals will likely lead us to not cast you. We only have 10 weeks to rehearse a show with a lot of dance numbers =)

Dance auditions will be held July 29 from 5pm to 7pm and Make ups will be held July 31 from 5pm to 7pm. You do not need to attend both dates, but you MUST ATTEND ONE DANCE AUDITION DATE OR YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A ROLE. Dance auditions will be held at Desert Sun Performing Arts, located at 19756 N JOHN WAYNE PKWY SUITE 107, Maricopa, AZ 85139

Vocal auditions will be held July 30 and 31 from 7pm to 9pm. This is an open call, so please arrive no later than 7pm. Be prepared to sing 32 bars from a musical or similar music genre and cold read from the script. Vocal Auditions will be held at 43300 W Wild Horse Trail, Maricopa, AZ 85138

Callbacks will be held August 1 from 7pm to 930pm at the same location as vocal auditions.

Questions? Email us at maricopacommunitytheatre@gmail.com

 

Community Theatre Audition Form – This will need to be filled out for each production. There will be copies available at auditions, but feel free to print it out and fill it out before you come. Theatrical resumes are welcome and encouraged, and can replace the second page of the audition form. Headshots, or copies of head shots are welcome, especially if you are new to the MCT Family.

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