If you have signed up for auditions, please print and fill out the audition form before arriving. We will have copies available at the audition, but everything moves along more quickly if the paperwork is already done. Here are links to the audition form, both as a pdf and as a word document:
Also available here is the take-home information sheet. This gives you the information you need about rehearsal dates, fees, performances, etc. You do NOT need to bring this to auditions; this is information for you to keep with you.
Announcing our fall show: Romeo and Winifred
This is a fun take on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, but is modern, light-hearted, and has a happy ending!
Auditions will be Sep. 11 and Sep. 13 from 5:30-7:30 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea.
A sign-up genius is available here:
Here is what you need to know:
Show dates are Nov. 10, 11, 12 and will be at Washington Street Education Center.
Rehearsals will start Sep. 18 and will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30. The size of the child's part will determine how often he/she needs to attend; most students will not have to attend every rehearsal. Wednesday and Thursday rehearsals will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church (14200 East Old US 12); Monday rehearsals will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ Church (14600 East Old US 12).
Performances will be in the evenings of Nov. 10 and 11 and a matinee on Nov. 12. Students are expected not to miss ANY rehearsals during the week of Nov. 6 unless due to illness. Other absences, as long as they are noted in advance, are acceptable.
Audition scenes are posted below. Students will be asked to read from at least one of them. Actors are not expected to memorize any parts; however, it is recommended that actors spend some time becoming familiar with the lines and the characters before the audition. This play is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, but is modernized, shorter, and comedic. Familiarity with the original play is not required; however, knowing the basic plot and characters will help students to understand what they are making fun of. The director is looking for strong acting choices, which means not just acting in the voice, but using facial expressions as well The director also wants to hear that students can project (be loud) and speak clearly. Copies of the scenes will be available at the auditions, or students can bring their own copy.
Younger students (3rd and 4th grade) can concentrate on Audition Scene 2 only: girls on the character of Winifred, and boys on either Romeo or Mercutio.
Please direct any questions to Alex at email@example.com.