Audition Notice for

The Secret Garden

Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet
Script & Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon

Directed & Choreographed by Kelly Van Oosbree
Assistant Direction by Ken Leist
Music Direction by Eric Weinstein
Produced by Ken Goodwin
Artistic Director Alisa Metcalf

AUDITION DATES:
Saturday, March 17th, 1:00-8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 18th, 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Callbacks will be Sunday, March 18th, 6:00-10:00  p.m.
Callbacks WILL NOT include a dance call.


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AUDITION LOCATION:

Little Theater Dance Studio
9142 W. Ken Caryl Ave.
Littleton, CO 80127

Do NOT use your i-phone or Goggle Maps for directions. Use mapquest.com!
(Please do not call Little Theatre)
Please do not call the Little Theater with audition questions.

PERFORMANCE DATES:

June 15- July 1 at the Lakewood Cultural Center
Fridays - 7:30 pm (6:00 call)
Saturdays - 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm (12:30 & 6:00 calls)
Sundays - 2:00 pm (12:30 call)
Possible additional performances Thursdays, June 21 & 28

TECH WEEK:

June 11-14, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the Lakewood Cultural Center;

SYNOPSIS:

The Secret Garden is a musical with a Tony Award-winning score based on the beloved classic story by Frances Hodgson Burnett in which an orphaned girl transforms a neglected garden into a paradise and opens the hearts of all around her.

ALL ROLES AVAILABLE:

Seeking (24) strong actor/singers of all ages and ethnicities for the cast of The Secret Garden.   Accent/dialect will be required (Standard British/Yorkshire)

Mary Lennox - 9-13 years old, Soprano, Lead
Archibald Craven - 35+ Baritone/Tenor, Lead
Dr. Neville Craven - 35+ Baritone/Tenor, Supporting
Martha - 18+ Mezzo, Supporting
Dickon - 18+ Tenor, Supporting
Lily- 25+ Soprano, Lead
Colin Craven - 9-13 years old, Treble/Boy Soprano, Supporting
Ben Weatherstaff - 50+ Tenor, Supporting
Mrs. Winthrop - 30+, Featured
Mrs. Medlock - 30+, Featured
Rose- 25+ Soprano, Featured
Captain Albert Lennox - 25+ Tenor, Featured
Fakir - (male) 20+ Tenor, Featured
Ayah - (female) 20+ Soprano/Mezzo, Featured
Alice - 20+ Soprano, Featured/Ensemble
Lt. Wright - 20+ Tenor, Featured/Ensemble
Lt. Shaw - 20+ Tenor, Featured/Ensemble
Major Holmes - 20+ Tenor, Featured/Ensemble
Major Shelly - 20+ Tenor, Featured/Ensemble
Mrs. Claire Holmes - 20+ Mezzo, Featured/Ensemble
Mrs. Shelly - 20+ Mezzo, Featured/Ensemble
+ 1 ensemble man
+2 ensemble women

PREPARE:

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show
Please be familiar with the show and music.  Be prepared to sing and read from the script and score.
Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.  No taped music or a cappella.
Please bring a headshot, resume & list of conflicts.

REHEARSALS:

Regular rehearsals will begin April 14. 
All rehearsals will take place in the Littleton/Highlands Ranch area.
Rehearsals will take place on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 1-6 PM
There will be a few additional weeknight evening music rehearsals.

Actors are paid $150.00 due upon completion of show and return of your script. Stipend increased accordingly for extra performances. All actors are required to participate in strike on July 1.

 

HOW TO RESERVE AN AUDITION SLOT

Go to our website at www.performancenow.org
Click on the “Audition” button in the upper right corner
Click on the link that says Schedule your audition online!
(Please note that the calendar is Mon-Sun)
Go to March
Click on March 17 or 18
Click the availability button on the right
Select an audition time
On the lower left side, verify the audition time and select “Continue”
Fill in the required information
Hit “Continue”
You’re done!

You should receive an email confirmation of your scheduled audition from auditionconfirmation@performancenow.org.  Please remember your audition time. 
If you need to cancel your audition for any reason, refer to your confirmation email where there is a link to cancel your audition. PLEASE do this as a courtesy to us and the other actors as this will free up your original audition time for someone else.
For questions or problems regarding the audition scheduling process, email performancenow@aol.com.

Thank you!!

 

 

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