Jekyll and Hyde Auditions
A musical thriller based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Saturday January 9th, 2016 2:30pm-6pm
Sunday January 10th, 1:30pm-4pm
Sunday January 10th, 5pm-7pm (By invitation only)
The Ballet Studio 41581 Date St, Murrieta, CA 92562
Suessical Musical Auditions
Performing at Old Town Temecula Community Theatre on October 9th-11th, 15th-18th, 22nd-25th
Directed by Brittany Campbell, Musical Direction Heather Keeney, Choreography by Julie Geary
Audition Dates: Saturday, July 25th @ 1pm-7pm
Callbacks: Sunday, July 26th @ 1pm (by invitation only)
Audition Location: The Ballet Studio 41581 Date St, Murrieta, CA 92562
What to bring to the audition:
- Current Headshot/Resume
- Backing Track for your audition song on CD, or iPod/iPad. Please No Vocals on Tracks
Please Be Prepared:
- To sing 16 bars of your audition song
- To learn a short dance routine
- Dress comfortably
- NO FLIP FLOPS
- If you have any special talents be prepared to present them (ex: juggling, bring pins/balls)
Auditions will run first come, first served.
Groups will learn the dance combination throughout the day.
......Seussical Character Breakdown (ages are character descriptions, not necessarily actor’s ages)......
THE CAT IN THE HAT (age 16-30): M/F (Lead role) Narrator, Soloist, some improvisational interaction with audience is required. MUST NOT BE AFRAID TO BE A MISCHIEVIOUS COMEDIAN! Baritone/Tenor
JOJO (age 8-12): M/F (Lead role) Child with a wild imagination. Must be able to sing alone. Tenor
HORTON (age 20-35): Male (Lead role) He is honest and faithful and kind. Tenor/Baritone
GERTRUDE (age 18-30): Female (Lead/support) A comedic bird who likes Horton, but he doesn’t notice her. Soprano
MAYZIE (age 25-35): Female (Lead/support) A bird who is completely irresponsible, selfish, and always takes the better offer. Boisterous character. Must have a very strong voice. Alto Belt voice, Second Soprano range.
THE SOUR KANGAROO (age 25 -40) and YOUNG KANGAROO (age 6): Female (Lead/support) The diva queen of the jungle. Crabby until the end. Voices her negative opinion about everything. Alto. Able to sing gospel style, strong voice. Opportunities to use improvisation in singing.
WICKERSHAMS (age 17 -35): Male (support) 3 of them. They are monkeys. Picture tough guys hanging out on the street corner like West Side Story. Opportunity to be goofy. Bullies. Must be able to sing harmony. Tenors and bass
BIRD GIRLS (Age 19- 30): Female (support) Females. Must be able to sing harmony. These girls will be like backup singers/narrators. They usually backup Mayzie and Gertrude. Individually, each is a gorgeous, tropically decked-out, hot jungle bird. Preferably 1 soprano, 2 seconds, and 2 altos.
MR. MAYOR (age 30-50): Male (support) The Mayor of Whoville. Jojo’s father. Mr. Mayor wants to be a good leader and father.
MRS. MAYOR (age 25-45): Female (support) The Mayor’s wife. Jojo’s mother. Mrs. Mayor wants, above all else, to be a good wife and mother.
THE GRINCH (age25-45): Male (support) The Grinch is a green beastie who lives in Whoville. Bass/baritone voice.
GENERAL GENGHIS KHAN SCHMITZ (age 30-60): Male. (support) Adult male. Tenor/baritone. A general that takes Jojo to the military academy. Sings an entire song alone. Some lines.
JUDGE YERTLE, THE TURTLE (age 20 -40): Male. Yertle believes he has been endowed with some superior gifts not shared by the other animals and deserves a higher stature. Bass
VLAD VLADIKOFF (age 19-35): Male. The eagle. Vlad Vladikoff does the Wickershams’ dirty work. In his full glory, with his large imposing wing spread, he is scary and formidable. Has one line.
JUNGLE ANIMALS (age 7- 40) Male/Female. Chorus. Will also be in the Circus McGurkus, and possibly other scenes. Must be willing to do movement/choreography. Strong voices and able to sing harmony. Must be very energetic.
WHOS CITIZENS (all ages): Male/Female. (support) All ages including some kids. Must be good singers. Will be singing harmony, doing a small amount of choreography.
Dance group: Male/Female. 8-10 people. Looking for people with dance experience. You will be doing choreography as Hunches, Fish, etc.
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