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Cinderella

Director: Derek Hulse
Music Director: Mark Megill
Choreographer: Sean Openshaw

CINDERELLA AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

YOU MUST FILL OUT THIS AUDITION FORM PRIOR TO AUDITIONS:

https://tinyurl.com/CinderAuditions

Please submit the following via this form:

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Vaccination Status

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS:
February 7th, 2022 @ 7:30PM
February 8th, 2022 @ 7:30PM
at Algonquin Arts Theatre

FOR THE AUDITION:

  • All roles are open. Auditioners should be prepared to:
    • Sing 16 bars of music from Cinderella or a style reminiscent of the classic musical theatre genre.
    • Provide their own sheet music in their desired key.
    • Dance as well as perform a short, cold reading following the audition.

CALLBACKS:
February 9th, 2022 @ 7:30PM
at Algonquin Arts Theatre

REHEARSAL INFO:
Rehearsals begin February 14, 2022

ROLES:

Cinderella (A charming young lady with the kindest heart in the kingdom. Dreams of a better life for herself. Must sing very well.)
Songs: In My Own Little Corner, Fol-De-Rol, Impossible, It's Possible, Ten Minutes Ago, Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful, When You're Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night

Prince (Handsome, "charming" and in search of something more. Must sing very well.
Songs: Ten Minutes Ago, Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful

King (The Prince's fuddy-duddy, well-intentioned father.)
Song: Boys and Girls Like You and Me

Queen (The Prince's lovely, affectionate and at times, serious mother who does her best to keep her husband in line.)
Songs: Boys and Girls Like You and Me, Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful

Stepmother (Cinderella's cruel, vain and unapologetically dismissive Stepmother. Sings)
Songs: When You're Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night

Portia (One of Cinderella's stepsisters. An obnoxious, self-centered and unintelligent woman with a goofy laugh. Character singing.)
Songs: Stepsister's Lament, When You're Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night

Joy (One of Cinderella's stepsisters. A brash, bratty and dim woman, who never passes up the opportunity to be the center of attention. Character singing.)
Songs: Stepsister's Lament, When You're Driving Through the Moonlight, A Lovely Night

Fairy Godmother (An extremely pragmatic, no-nonsense and mysterious character, who helps fulfill Cinderella's wish to go to the ball and change her destiny. Character singing.)
Songs: Fol-De-rol, Impossible, It's Possible

Herald (The keeper of the court who announces all events. Must sing well.)
Song: The Prince is Giving a Ball

Ensemble* (Chef, Steward, Coachman, Footman, Guards, Minister, Tailor, Guests at the Ball, Townspeople and Children of varying ages. Must sing and dance.)
Songs/Dance Numbers: The Prince is Giving a Ball, Gavotte, The Cinderella Waltz, Ten Minutes Ago, The Search, The Wedding

*NOTE: The Ensemble will be an integral part of several important dance numbers including the transformation and ballroom dance scenes. Additionally, ensemble members will have opportunities to sing solo as well as perform as part of small singing/dancing groups

Into The Woods

Performances will run from May 7 - May 22, 2022

Director: Ian Moore
Musical Director: Kara Leigh
Choreographer: Sean Openshaw

THE INITIAL AUDITION WILL BE VIRTUAL.

YOU MUST FILL OUT THIS AUDITION FORM PRIOR TO AUDITIONS:

https://tinyurl.com/WoodAudition

Please complete your audition form no later than Monday, February 14, 2022.

Please submit the following via this form:

  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Vaccination Status
  • Please prepare a 32-measure cut of a song in the style of the show that shows your vocal range.

CALLBACKS:
In person callbacks, including a movement call will be held the week of February 14th 2022.

REHEARSAL INFO:
Rehearsals will be at Algonquin Arts Theatre or in a nearby location and will not begin before March 1.

PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES:
Visit our ticket sales event page for details.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS & PROCEDURES:
We are asking for the cooperation of all cast members to help us produce this show in a unique circumstance. We will only be considering fully vaccinated cast members*. Actors must bring proof of vaccination to the call back. Masks may be required at times during the rehearsal process.

With safety in mind, we have policies & procedures in place designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, we cannot guarantee that you will not become ill and participation in this show could increase your risk of contracting COVID-19. As such, our cast member agreement will include a COVID-19 waiver.

Pandemic-related protocols are subject to change based on public policies and recommendations of the CDC, NJ Department of Health and other agencies.

ROLES:
The Brothers Grimm hits the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. 18 named characters in the original script and score. The decision whether to cast any additional ensemble members will be determined during the audition process.

Roles Available:

Narrator / Mysterious Man (G2-Eb4)
NARRATOR
An intellectual and pleasant storyteller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: G2

MYSTERIOUS MAN
A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: G2

CINDERELLA
A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3

JACK
The feckless Giant killer who is 'almost a man.' He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

JACK'S MOTHER
Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.
Gender: Female
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

THE BAKER
A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

THE BAKER'S WIFE
Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

CINDERELLA'S STEPMOTHER
The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F#5
Vocal range bottom: A3

FLORINDA and LUCINDA
Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: C4

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

THE WITCH
Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.
Gender: Female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

RAPUNZEL
A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3

RAPUNZEL'S PRINCE
Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince Brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

STEWARD
Servant to Cinderella's Prince. A self-important, surly servant to the royal family.

CINDERELLA'S FATHER
A pushover, Cinderella's Father is out-of-touch with his family

Cinderella's Mother / Granny / Giant (E4-F4)
CINDERELLA'S MOTHER
Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: E4

GRANNY
Little Red Riding Hood's Grandmother.

GIANT
Voiceover. The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster.' She is seeking restitution for her loss.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60

Wolf / Cinderella's Prince (Bb2-Gb4)
WOLF
Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

CINDERELLA'S PRINCE
Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Mary Poppins

Dates TBA

The Who's Tommy

Dates TBA

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