West End Players Guild will hold open auditions for the first three plays of its 2019-2020 season on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 1 p.m. in the theatre at the Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union Blvd. There is ample free parking at the back of the church. Auditioners should use the outdoor stairs to the basement entrance (it will be marked).
The plays to be cast are:
Bill Cain's Equivocation, directed by Tom Kopp. Equivocationis a Shakespearean tale of intrigue starring the Bard himself. A playwriting commission from the King leads to a perilous choice between the truth and the Crown. Can Shakespeare walk this tightrope without losing his head (literally)? Equivocationwill be presented in seven performances Sept. 27-Oct. 6, 2019. Equivocationhas roles for one adult woman, age range late teens-early 20s, and five adult men, age range 20s-40s. Auditions for Equivocationwill consist of cold readings from sides.
Vladimir Zelevinsky's The Cricket on the Hearth, directed by Steve Callahan. West End Players Guild is proud to present the world premiere of Vladimir Zelevinsky's The Cricket on the Hearth, a stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens story. It is a heartwarming holiday tale of unlikely and undying love, to be presented in seven performances December 6-15, 2019. The Cricket on the Hearthhas roles for three adult woman, age range teens-20s, and five adult men, age range 30s-50. Auditions for The Cricket on the Hearth will consist of cold readings from sides.
The Roommateby Jen Silverman, directed by Sean Belt. The Roommatewill be presented in seven performances February 21-March 1, 2020. The Roommatehas roles for two adult women, age range 50s-60s. Auditions for The Roommatewill consist of cold readings from sides.
Auditioners should bring a resume and head shot for each director for whom they wish to read. More information on the shows – including plot and character synopses and downloadable audition sides -- is posted at www.westendplayers.org/auditions. Audition appointments are not required.
West End Players Guild is a non-Equity professional company. All actors will be paid a stipend.
Inquiries (including inquiries for the directors) are welcome, either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 314/667-5686. But... please be sure to read the information on our auditions web pagebefore contacting us, as many of your questions will be answered there.
AUDITION LOCATION: On Your Toes Dance Studio;
4835 Lemay Ferry Rd # D, St. Louis, MO 63129
PRODUCTION DATES: Friday, July 26th at 7:00pm, Saturday July 27th at 2:00pm and Saturday July 27th at 7:00pm
DIRECTOR: Kelley Brandt
Prepare 16-32 bars of a song with sheet music for the accompanist or you can sing a capella. No pre recorded music accompaniment please.
Bring a Headshot/Resume if you have one - if you don't that is fine; just bring any kind of picture of yourself that we can keep when we're casting.
The Alpha Players are holding non-Equity auditions for their upcoming production of the musical “The Bridges of Madison County” on Sunday, July 7th, at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. by appointment only.
Audition appointments will be grouped by primary role of interest. Please email email@example.com to request an appointment time and audition form in advance. Please include the following information in your request for an appointment: Name, Roles of interest, Age (if under 30), and phone number. You will be given an appointment time, audition form and additional information. Those auditioning should bring a completed audition form (including identification of schedule conflicts), a recent photograph and sheet music to sing.
Please prepare at least 24 to 32 measures of a song that best shows off your range. Those pursuing named roles should sing a song from the show. We will give you suggestions when you are given your appointment time. If you are only interested in ensemble, you may sing any song in a style similar to the show - that blends folk, country, pop and modern musical theater. (There is no dance audition for this show.)For additional information please visit the audition Event on The Alpha Players Facebook page.: