Audition Date: November 27th
Callbacks: November 29th & 30th
Director: Kristin Callor
Choreographer: Aaron Ford
Music Director: Jessica Rampton
Stage Manager: Ashley Weller
COME PERFORM WITH US!
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for ‘Seussical’ on Monday, November 27th (children 5-6 PM and adults 6-9 PM) and Tuesday, November 28th (children only 5-6 PM). The show runs March 15th through April 13th. Kristin Callor will Direct, Jessica Rampton will Music Direct, Aaron Ford will Choreograph, and Ashley Weller will Stage Manage.
Bring any conflicts from November 29th through April 18th along with a headshot and resume to auditions. Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday, November 29th and Thursday, November 30th. First Cast Meeting will be December 7th and rehearsals will start January 8th.
Auditions are open to performers 7-12 years older and 15 and older. All roles are open and all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Auditioners 15 and older, please come to your audition prepared to sing 30-60 seconds of any song from the show. Auditioners 7-12 years old will be given a selection from the show to prepare for auditions. A pianist will be provided. Please no acapella singing or pre-recorded music.
Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North, 400 West in Centerville. Enter in the building on the west side basement entrance. Please email the theatre at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition time. An Actor Reimbursement of $500 is available to all those cast in the show.
Seussical – Character Breakdown
The Cat In The Hat- Our story’s omniscient narrator, he is fun loving and enjoys rhyming. Pops up throughout the story to help the audience. Wise and attentive.
Gender: Any- Age: 20+- Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: F2
Jojo– The Mayor’s son, he is a Who that is always finding trouble. Bright, creative, and inadvertently mischievous. Possesses a wildly expansive imagination and finds solace in his friendship with Horton.
Gender: Male Age: 7 to 12- Vocal range top: C5- Vocal range bottom: Ab3
Horton The Elephant– Our story’s main character, he is a compassionate and gentle elephant. Commonly misunderstood because of his larger size. He is protective and loving of all creatures in the jungle.
Gender: Male- Age: 20 to 45- Vocal range top: F4- Vocal range bottom: A2
Gertrude Mcfuzz– Horton’s one-feathered-tail bird neighbor. Gertrude is sweet and timid. Though kind and loyal, she is also self-conscious of her shortfalls.
Gender: Female- Age: 18 to 30- Vocal range top: F5- Vocal range bottom: F3
Mayzie La Bird– The most beautiful bird in all of the jungle. Oblivious to her self-centered ways, she relies on her talent of manipulation, and intoxicating beauty, to navigate her way through life. STRONG DANCER
Gender: Female- Age: 18 to 40- Vocal range top: Eb5- Vocal range bottom: G3
The Sour Kangaroo– The ‘leader’ of the jungle. She is loud, brassy, and stubbornly set in her ways. A caring mother, but unabashedly sassy and soulful.
Gender: Female- Age: 25+- Vocal range top: F5- Vocal range bottom: F#3
Little Kangaroo– the mini me version of the Sour Kangaroo– as loud, brassy and stubborn as her Kangaroo mother.
Gender- Female- Age: 7-12
Wickersham Brothers– The protagonists to Horton- the Wickersham Brothers are not bad guys! They’re simply a lot like kids who tease and play pranks- important to the storytelling process – STRONG DANCERS!
Gender: Male/Female- Age: 16+
Bird Girls: Mayzie’s gaggle of girls! Sassy, self assured and powerful! Serve as Mayzie’s back up singers and dancers- play an important part of the storytelling process- STRONG DANCERS! Female– Age: 16+
Mr. Mayor and Mrs. Mayor– Mr. Mayor and Mrs. Mayor are parents trying hard to raise a child with a big imagination. These Whos may get aggravated with JoJo, but they love him dearly. They try their best to make the right choices as parents, even if JoJo doesn’t always understand them. They are also upstanding members of their community.
Mr. Mayor Range- D3-F4
Mrs. Mayor- A3-E5
Male/Female: Age 20+
General Schmitz– is an Old World soldier who is past his prime. He has an authoritative bearing and commands with a loud voice and intimidating presence.
Gender- Male- 20+
Ensemble: (Adults Age 15+):
Jungle Creatures Ensemble – STRONG DANCERS, Jungle Ensemble, Yertle the Turtle and Vlad
The Who Ensemble (Adults Age 15+ and Kids ages 7-12)– Mr. Mayor, Mrs. Mayor, General Genghis Khan Schmit- Grinch- Military Cadets- Cindy Lou Who- Who Families
CenterPoint is a community theatre that welcomes local talent. We have open auditions for every show, so don’t be afraid to join us for an upcoming audition. We look forward to seeing you!
Specific Audition Information:
Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North 400 West in Centerville. Enter the building on the west side basement entrance.
Theatre is subjective. The most important part is the audition itself. However, many factors go into casting a production, such as height, weight, look, personality, acting ability, conflicts, past experience, presence, work ethic, doubles, doubles conflicts, age, etc. If we were not able to use you in a past production, please continue to audition. Our production team strives to provide a safe environment in which to promote artistic expression. Break a leg!