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Full Audition Schedule for 2020-2021 Season

(Audition Requirements Will be Decided and Posted Closer to Actual Audition Date) 

 Audition Requirements - Please self record one of the following four selections from this book of short stories:

 

Female Selection #1 - The Window

Female Selection #2 - Wedding Day

Male Selection #1 - Crazy People

Male Selection #2 - Union Wages

(Please note that all roles are open to all people regardless of gender identification.)

These auditions are due to Talon (beesont@apsu.edu) by September 11. Rehearsals begin September 14th. Remember to slate before your audition: "Hi this is Talon Beeson reading Crazy People."  If you are not going to be physically present on campus this semester, you can still audition. However, your audition will be judged for sound quality as well. If your sound quality is not up to snuff, you will have to come to campus to record.

 

If you would like a PDF of the entire book, please email Talon. 

 

This project will be a professional credit for your resume/imdb page. All those who are cast will receive a free copy of the audio book. After production is finished in the new APSU Theatre & Dance recording studio, the book will be for sale on Audible.com. 

 

Audition Packet Can Be Downloaded HERE.

Audition Requirements: 

Submit a high quality video of your performance of the selected cut for the character in which you are

interested. Videos of insufficient quality will eliminate your audition!

o Full body view required

o Must be able to hear your voice clearly

o Must be able to hear the piano backing track

o Email video link to Dr. John Ray at rayj@apsu.edu NO LATER than MIDNIGHT, September 4

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ: CAST MUST HAVE ACCESS TO A CHROMAKEY GREEN SCREEN, MUSIC PLAYING DEVICE WITH BLUETOOTH, BLUETOOTH EARBUDS, A COMPUTER WITH CAMERA, AND INTERNET ETHERNET AND/OR A STRONG WIFI CONNECTION.

MAN #1

Tenor; range: D3-C5; Energetic optimist with an extended upper register.

Prepare "Flying Home" bars 47-74.

Ethnicity: Black / African Descent

MAN #2

Baritone, range F2-Ab4; Worldly wise, subtle.

Prepare "She Cries" bars 96-155.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

WOMAN #1

Soprano/belt, G3-F5; Youthful ingénue type with a light but powerful voice.

Prepare "I'd Give It All For You" bars 47-84.

Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

WOMAN #2

Belter, F3-F5; Character actress with excellent dramatic sensibility and comedic timing. Must be able to perform

with dialects (New York Jewish, German).

Prepare "Surabaya Santa" bars 60-113.

Ethnicity: White / European Descent

THERE IS A POSSIBILITY WE MAY CAST UP TO TWO MORE MALES AND TWO MORE FEMALES TO FILL OUT AN ENSEMBLE/UNDERSTUDIES

Audition Packet Can Be Downloaded HERE.

Self-tape auditions are due February 8th to beesont@apsu.edu. To download the full script click HERE. To download the auditions sides click HERE.

The cast will be 8 people doubling roles. 

Gladys - Kitty 1/ Candida/Eudine/Gorilla

Maxine - Julie/Amelia/Dani

Phil - Nick the Fence/Alex Mezaros/Palumbo

Man 1 – Stephen Mezaros/Luca/Porter/Frank/Lucritia/Francine

Man 2 – Edgars/Umaras/Salvatore/Egor/Larry/Harry/Dr. Biclops

Man 3 – Director/Scardone/Thebes/Conductor/Guard/Shaughnessy/Gordon

Trixie – Elana Mezaros/Stage Hand/Carny/Countess

Midge – Kitty 2

Audition Instructions: You must self tape one of the scenes, we will then have in person call-backs. Read the instructions for each scene. The self-tape audition is due on February 8th. Please email a link to beesont@apsu.edu. In your email, please indicate two things: 1) are you interested in doing live foley and 2) can you play the Ukulele. Call backs will be in-person that week and we will start rehearsal on Feb.15th. 

Kitty (Gladys & Midge), Julie (Maxine), & Nick (Phil): If you are auditioning for these roles, please prepare and self tape 32 bars of a pre-1950 standard from the Great American Songbook (early 20th century jazz standards and popular songs).  

 

 

 

 

 

 "...while the mouse sings the bassline..."

 

 

 

 

Please Note That These Dates and Times are Subject to Change