NEW The Drowsy Chaperone audition dates!
Friday, August 9 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM OR Saturday, August 10 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (choose one)
Callbacks Sunday, August 11 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Directed by Alberta Lanceta Labrillazo
Choreographed by Diana Evans Pulliam
Vocal Direction by Karina Johnson

Auditions will consist of vocal and dance components (see below). If called back on August 11, you will be asked to read sides and may do a more extensive vocal and/or dance audition. Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out an application or bring a completed application (found here). Auditions will begin for everyone at the beginning audition time and may last the entire three hours.

Perusal scripts may not be available until closer to auditions.

Roles

For character descriptions, please visit: https://www.mtishows.com/the-drowsy-chaperone

Please Prepare

Vocal audition:
Men- Please choose one of the excerpts (Accident Waiting to Happen, Cold Feets, and Aldolpho) from the show found here.

Women- Please choose one of the excerpts (Showoff, As We Stumble Along) from the show found here.

Dance audition:
Please dress comfortably to move. If you tap, bring your tap shoes.  We will teach a basic dance routine which you will present in a small group.

Rehearsals and Performances

First rehearsal is Monday, August 12 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. We will read/sing through the script and measure for costumes. Rehearsals will generally run M-F 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM and some Saturdays through the end of September.

We hope to have a tentative schedule to share at auditions so you’ll know what the commitment will look like.

Performances are October 4-6 / 11-13 / 17-20, with additional daytime school performance TBA.


ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS: THE TWELVE DATES OF CHRISTMAS

Auditions by Appointment Only:
Saturday, August 10 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM OR Sunday, August 11 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM  (choose one)
Callbacks for Mary Only 6:00 PM on Sunday

Directed by Vanessa Becker Weig

Roles
Mary: Can play age 20’s-40’s. Mary does not need to be a singer.
Singers: Looking for 3-8 singers who sing  acapella Holiday tunes throughout the show helping Mary tell her story. They will also do a pre-show.

Please Prepare
Singers: Please email emmabella96@gmail.com to schedule an audition appointment. Prepare an acapella 1- 2 minute Christmas tune.
Mary: Please email emmabella96@gmail.com to schedule an audition appointment. Once you sign up we will send you some sides to prepare and bring with you for the audition.

Rehearsals and Performances

Rehearsals will begin mid-October and will be limited for the singers. We will request that Mary be mostly off book by the time rehearsals begin. The schedule will be set once we know availability of the cast. Tech week will be during Thanksgiving week (with Thanksgiving day off).

The production will be in rotating rep with Frozen Jr. The performance dates are:

-Saturday 11/30 at 8:00 PM / Sunday 12/1 at 2:00 PM
-Friday 12/6 at 8:00 PM / Saturday 12/7 at 8:00 PM
-Saturday 12/14 at 8:00 PM / Sunday 12/15 at 2:00 PM
-Thursday 12/19 at 7:30 PM / Friday 12/20 at 8:00 PM / Saturday 12/21 at 8:00 PM

** There is a possible school matinee, date/time TBA

Learn more about The Drowsy Chaperone, The Twelve Dates of Christmas, and all our 2019-2020 MainStage Productions here!


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