YOUTH AUDITIONS FOR 2018 SEASON

AUDITIONS FOR YOUTH ROLES IN OUR 2018 SEASON will be held on February 16th from 3-7pm and February 17th from 12-5pm. Some may asked to attend callbacks on February 18th.

CASTING: Shrek The Musical TYA, Mother Goose Tales, The Tempest, A Simple Gift, and The Christmas Cup.

LOCATION:  MMT Rehearsal Studio, located at 20 Church Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011 on the 3rd floor. Free and metered parking is available nearby.

TO REQUEST AN AUDITION TIME: email conservatoryauditions@nullmillmountain.orgwith your preference of audition day and list the shows for which you are interested in auditioning.

*IF AUDITIONING FOR SHREK: you must also attend the dance call on your audition day: Friday February 16th from 4:30-5:15pm or Saturday Feb 17th from 2:00-2:45pm

PLEASE PREPARE:

If auditioning for Shrek The Musical please prepare a one minute monologue and a 32 bar musical theatre song.  Please bring clearly marked sheet music for the accompanist.

If auditioning for A Simple Gift, The Christmas Cup, and/or The Tempest please prepare a one minute monologue.

If auditioning for Mother Goose Tales please prepare a short poem or monologue.

 

Actors of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to audition for all roles.

 

CASTING:

 

MOTHER GOOSE TALES

Play by Christopher Castanho

Directed by Emma Gwin

Rehearses April 17- May 3.

Runs May 5-12

Seeking a company of elementary & middle school performers

 

THE TEMPEST

Play by William Shakespeare

Adapted by Travis Kendrick

Directed by Christopher Castanho

Rehearses April 17- May 3.

Runs May 5-12

Seeking seven middle & high school performers to play multiple parts

 

A SIMPLE GIFT, Special Event (Staged Reading)

Play Nancy Ruth Patterson

Directed by Travis Kendrick

Rehearses Nov. 1-8

Runs Nov. 10

 

CARRIE O’CONNOR, ten-year-old aspiring actor from New York

STORM SELLERS, twelve-year-old mountain boy known for failure and troublemaking

LIZA BARRETT, eleven- year- old girl; very snobby

JOHN JEREMY JONES (J.J.), ten-year-old preacher’s son with sense of humor

MATT STAMPER, JR., ten-year-old skateboarder

YONAH WOODS, ten-year-old animal lover; very kin

ROBERT WOODSON, boy at auditions who serves as sound designer; very intelligent

ROSSIE CAMPER, girl at auditions who serves as scenic designer; very artistic

MOLLY SCOTT, girl at auditions who serves as lighting designer; small girl with very big smile

WINNIFRED DRAPER, girl at auditions who serves as costume designer; always dressed very fashionably

 

THE CHRISTMAS CUP

Play by Nancy Ruth Patterson

Directed by Travis Kendrick

Rehearses Nov. 13-Dec. 4

Runs Dec. 5-23

 

LITTLE M- (Also known as Ann Megan McCallie and Megan- a girl of about ten)

CHARLIE (Megan’s older brother)

BRENDA COREY (Twin about twelve/School child/ensemble)

LINDA COREY (Twin about twelve/School child/ensemble)

WILLIS  (Mischievous boy about ten)

RACHEL YODER (young Mennonite girl, about six /child at birthday party/school child)

ISSAC YODER (young Mennonite boy, about ten/child at birthday party/school child)

 

SHREK THE MUSICAL TYA

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

Directed & Choreographed by Travis Kendrick

Music Direction by Seth Davis

Rehearses July. 9-31

 

SHREK: A big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone on a swamp. Transforms from a grumpy hermit to hero.  (Range: A2 – G#4)

PRINCESS FIONA: Quirky, blunt, and multi-talented, she is not an ordinary princess.  (Range: F3 – G6)

DONKEY: A chatterbox, easily frightened, and pushy, but also an optimistic with heart.  (Range: C3-B4)

LORD FARQUAAD: The comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. Self-absorbed, lonely, and cruel.   (Range: B2 – D5)

DRAGON: Imposing and flirtatious, eventually falls in love with Donkey.  (Range: F3 – Eb5)

PINOCCHIO: The leader of the fairytale creatures with plenty of sass. An animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies.  (Range: E3 – F#4)

GINGY: A gingerbread man initially kidnapped by Lord Farquaad; witty and resolute. Puppet.  Female (Range: B3 – C#5)

FAIRYTALE CREATURES: A ragtag band of misfits, including: Wolf, Peter Pan, Three Little Pigs, Wicked Witch, Ugly Duckling, Mama Bear, Papa Bear, Baby Bear, Dwarf, Puss In Boots, Three Blind Mice

MAMA OGRE, PAPA OGRE, TEEN FIONA, YOUNG FIONA, DULOC PERFORMERS, BISHOP, GUARDS, KNIGHTS, etc.

(Some roles may be doubled)

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