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Audition Announcement: A Christmas Concert & Christmas Carol
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for a CHRISTMAS CONCERT and A CHRISTMAS CAROL- a staged reading. The concert and staged reading will play December 1st through 19th, with the concert performing Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and the staged reading performing Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. Possible Saturday matinees could be added for either production.
The Production Team for the CHRISTMAS CONCERT will be Maurie Tarbox as Director and Music Director, Jessica Merrill as the Choreographer and Jim Christian as the Artistic Producer. The CHRISTMAS CONCERT will feature Christmas music from popular movies and musicals featuring 12 adult performers.
The Production Team for A CHRISTMAS CAROL- staged reading will be Shelby Ferrin as the Director, Brittney Ann Mosher as Music Director and Bailee DeYoung will provide movement and light choreography direction. A CHRISTMAS CAROL- staged reading will utilize 15 performers to portray over 60 different roles, with most performers playing multiple roles. This version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be a musical, utilizing Radio City Entertainment’s script that was performed at Madison Square Garden.
Vocal auditions are open to all performers 8 years and older, but please note that those under 18 will only be considered for A CHRISTMAS CAROL. All ethnicities are welcome. If you are auditioning for the CHRISTMAS CONCERT please sing 30 seconds or less of a Christmas song from a movie or musical. If auditioning for A CHRISTMAS CAROL, please find the assigned music to read on our google folder. If you are auditioning for both shows, please prepare and submit both set of requirements. Documents and audition material can be accessed here: Google Docs Folder
All auditions should be submitted by video to firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and all audition documentation filled out. An email confirmation should be received that all files were accepted. Submissions are due by Saturday, October 24th.
All performers and production team members will be required to wear a mask to rehearsals and performances. Masks can be removed for the performance, but will be required at all other times. The staging of this production will minimalize the interaction and proximity of performers in order to maintain safety protocols. Hand sanitation and a temperature check will be required upon entering the building for every rehearsal and performance. Any individuals with a temperature over 100.4 will not be allowed to stay inside the theatre. Audience members will be socially distanced and also required to wear masks.
|Show||Audition Date||Callbacks||Director||Choreographer||Music Director|
|The Scarlet Pimpernel||June 27th||June 29th & 30th||Emily Wadley||Marilyn Montgomery||Gary Sorenson|
Audition Notice: Saturday June 27th
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’ on Saturday, June 27th. Vocal auditions will take place by appointment from 9:00 AM- Noon. The show runs September 25th through October 24th. Emily Wadley will direct, Gary Sorenson will music direct, and Marilyn Montgomery will provide the choreography.
Callbacks are scheduled for Monday, June 29th and Tuesday, June 30th. Callbacks are by invitation only. First Cast Meeting and rehearsals will start Friday, July 15th.
Auditions are open to all performers 18 years and older. All ethnicities are welcome; all roles are open. Come prepared to sing 30 seconds or less of music in the style of the show; Frank Wildhorn selections are not required. Lyrical ballads are encouraged for those interested in auditioning for the roles of Percy, Chauvelin and Marguerite. A pianist will be provided. Please no acapella singing or pre-recorded music.
All those auditioning will be required to wear a mask to auditions. The mask can be removed to present your audition piece. Hand sanitation and a temperature check will be required upon entering the building. Any individuals with a temperature over 100.4 will not be allowed to stay.
Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North, 400 West in Centerville. Enter in the building through the main entrance on the south side. To schedule an audition time please set up an account through Casting Manager (www.castingmanager.com/signup) and access the audition at http://castingmanager.com/audition/info/Ki6ila529qpUI4H. There you can also find all audition documents and safety protocols that will be conducted for this audition.
Note: ages listed are approximate and represent how the characters read onstage, not necessarily the ages of the performers.
MARY LENNOX – Female, 10 (Range: Young Voice, Ab3-D5) Proper British Dialect
A ten year-old girl sent to live with her uncle, Archibald, when her parents die from cholera in India. Quite the curious explorer, and often finding herself in trouble. Stubborn and always fighting for what she believes in.
COLIN CRAVEN – Male, 10 (Range: Young, unchanged Voice, A3-E5) Proper British Dialect Archibald’s ten year-old son. Spent his life in bed due to a heart condition. He is very stubborn and throws temper tantrums to get what he wants. He believes his father hates him for causing Lily’s death.
LILY – Female, 28-38 (Range: Soprano, Bb3-D6) Proper British Dialect
Mary’s aunt and Archibald Craven’s wife. Died of a tragic accident within her garden and metaphorically haunts the walls of Misselthwaite Manor.
ROSE LENNOX – Female, 28-38 (Range: Soprano, A3-D6) Proper British Dialect
Mary’s mother. A “ghost” from the past who doesn’t understand how her sister Lily could truly love Archibald.
CAPTAIN ALBERT LENNOX – Male, 30-40 (Range: Tenor, D3-A5) Proper British Dialect
Mary’s father. Also, a “ghost” from the past.
ARCHIBALD CRAVEN – Male, 35-45 (Range: Baritone, C3-A4) Proper British Dialect
Mary’s uncle and lord of Misselthwaite Manor. He has a hunch-back. Haunted by the past and afraid of the future, he locks himself away both physically and mentally. Mary painfully reminds him too much of his wife, Lily, who died ten years ago.
DR. NEVILLE CRAVEN – Male, 35-45 (Range: Baritone, C3-F#4) Proper British Dialect Archibald’s brother. Trapped by the idea that he is responsible for the caretaking of Colin. Even though he was never loved back by Lily, he is still in love with her. This adds to his unwillingness to move on and leave Misselthwaite.
MRS. MEDLOCK – Female, Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part/Flexible) Proper British Dialect
Archibald’s housekeeper. As cold as the Misselthwaite Manor.
BEN WEATHERSTAFF – Male, Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible, E3- D#4) Yorkshire Dialect
Head gardener. Secretly entrusted to take care of the garden after Lily’s death. Knows a great deal about the history of the garden and the grounds it sits on. He has worked for the family for many years.
MARTHA – Female, 18-30 (Range: Mezzo-Soprano Belt, G3-D5) Yorkshire Dialect
A faithful housemaid. Grew up near Yorkshire and has the accent to prove it. Although she is from a lower class family, her wisdom is often far beyond her age.
DICKON – Male, 16-25 (Range: Tenor, D3-G4) Yorkshire Dialect
Martha’s younger brother. Looks after the sick plants and animals within the Misselthwaite grounds—including Mary. He is a young man who is between the world of child imagination and adult reasoning. Befriends Mary and convinces her to take care of the Garden.
MRS. WINTHROP – Female, Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible) Proper British Dialect
Headmistress of a private school. Prides herself on nurturing girls with tempers. Mary seems to be more than she can handle.
Specific Audition Information:
Specific audition information is released 2-3 weeks prior to the audition date. Once those details are released, audition signups will begin.
Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North 400 West in Centerville. Enter the building on the west side basement entrance.