When: August 2019

The Hunchback

of Notre Dame

Auditions for The Hunchback of Notre Dame presented by Fine Arts Network Theater Company

PERFORMANCES @ The Old Town Temecula Theater
March 13th- March 29th, 2020


Director & Choreographer- Brittany Campbell
Musical Director and Conductor- Benjamin Goniea
Vocal Director- Samantha Maxwell


AUDITION Dates: SIGN UP @ https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4ca8aa2ea4fb6-thehunchback

Auditions- Wednesday, December 18th 6:00pm- 10:00pm & Thursday, December 19th 5:30-6:30pm
* Video Submission is allowed, but must be received by 12/17/2019
(send submissions to brittancamp@gmail.com)

 

Location: The Norris Performing Arts Center 

41640 Corning Pl, Murrieta, CA 92562

Callbacks by director's Invitation only
Thursday December 19th, 7:00pm-10:00pm


Prepare:
-1 minute (16-32 bars) musical theater song
- Accompaniment will be provided. May also bring a non-vocal instrumental track on an apple, or android device. (If bringing an iphone that does not have an auxillary port, please bring the extension)
- Bring 1 copy of resume and headshot
-Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to your audition time slot to fill out the audition form.

* Please note any familiarity with ASL on resume.


Characters;
CLAUDE FROLLO
Archdeacon of Notre Dame Cathedral, Frollo is pious and holier than thou. A strong and imposing presence, he is the reluctant caretaker of Quasimodo.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: G2

QUASIMODO
The deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame. Ringing the bells daily has left him partially deaf, but very strong. Lonely but big-hearted, Quasimodo dreams of connecting with the community he observes around him. Quasimodo has a halting speech when speaking to other real characters, but his inner monologue and songs are free from this impediment. Must be an excellent singer and actor. This actor will be physically representing Quasimodo’s deformity, much like in "An Elephant Man," therefore, must be dexterous. Director is considering the use of American Sign Language in correlation to the character's lines and songs.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

CLOPIN TROUILLEFOU
The clever and charismatic King (or Queen) of the Gypsies. Able to effectively hold the attention of a crowd, an excellent master of ceremonies. An air of mystery surrounds Clopin, who boasts a dark, serious nature when not performing for the crowd.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: D3

CAPTAIN PHOEBUS DE MARTIN
Newly appointed Captain of the Cathedral Guard, he is dashing and charismatic. Phoebus is fun-loving and overconfident, yet charming. He is conflicted when given orders that defy with his strong moral compass. He doesn’t possess the prejudice of Frollo nor his other
soldiers.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 40
Vocal range top: Ab4
Vocal range bottom: C3

ESMERALDA
Esmeralda is a strong and free-spirited woman. A beautiful Gypsy, she is able to capture the attention of all, particularly when she is dancing. She is compassionate with a strong sense of justice and morality. A strong mover, flexible dancer.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: F3

2 ensembles, a featured
acting ensemble and a choral ensemble:

THE CONGREGATION:
A group of strong and dynamic musical theatre performers who all function as Narrators and play multiple featured roles.
These actors will play 40+ roles including: Jehan Frollo, Florika, Father Dupin, King Louis XI, Tribunal, Madam, St. Aphrodisius, Gypsies, gargoyles, soldiers, and citizens of Paris.
All Ensemble members are expected to be comfortable with some movement, with some skilled dancers. Expected to work with the directing team to create dynamic characters. Any acrobatic skills are a plus and you are asked to note those on your audition form. Also, Gargoyles will be expected to puppet their Gargoyle.
Age: 16 to 99

THE CHOIR:
a talented group of singers, the choir will be a separate ensemble from the “congregation”. This choral ensemble will be on stage throughout the show and provide accompanying vocals. The choir will be not be responsible for learning choreography, or staging and will be able to hold music, therefore, the time commitment for the choir is less significant.

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