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Directed by: Angie Dee

Musical Direction by: Sandy Elliott

Choreography by: Rebecca Poole

West Side Story is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).  All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

 

Next AUDITIONS IN MAY:

Audition Requirments: Sign up for one dance audition and one vocal audition.  Arrive 15 mins prior to your time to turn in paperwork. 

Bring: headshot and resume, audition form and liability waiver (required)

(We will email you the audition form and waiver once you sign up with SIGNUP GENIUS)

Dance Audition:  Wear appropriate clothing and shoes. Men you will all learn a “Jet Style” dance as a group and will be called up in smaller groups to perform…   Women: you will learn a “Mambo Style” dance as a group and be called up in smaller groups to perform 

Vocal Audition: Prepare 16 to 32 bars of song in the style of WSS. 

Two Options:  An accompanist provided… but we need you to send your sheet music (PDF) to mtshowstoppers@gmail.com by April 30th

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Tracts: bring appropriate cable to connect your phone to a headphone jack for tracts

No CD Player option

We need all conflicts to be listed on audition form for the months of May, June and July

 

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WESTSIDE STORY 15yrs-35yrs:

Wednesday May 2nd:   Both Dance and Vocal Auditions

3:00-4:45 Vocal Auditions  (TRACTS ONLY OPTION)

5:00-6:45 Preliminary Dance Auditions…

 (Group Dance Sequences taught / you will be called up in groups and solos)

7:00-8:30 Vocal Auditions

(You will need 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song, liability form, audition form, a headshot and resume)

Cold reads instead of monologues… (sides will be providcd)

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Friday May 4th: Both Dance and Vocal Auditions

5:00-6:30 Preliminary Dance Auditions 

Registration starts at 4:15 (Group Dance Sequences taught / you will be called up in groups and solos)

6:45-8:45 Vocal Auditions

 Accompanist or Tract available as options  You will need 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song

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Saturday May 5th Vocal Auditions only 3:30-8:00 

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CALLBACKS: Sunday May 6th 6:00-8:00pm

Cast List Released: Tuesday May 8th 5:00pm

Cast/Parent meeting Thursday May 10th 7:00-8:30pm

($430 Tuition)…Scholarships available upon request (audienceonepro@gmail.com)

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Character Breakdown

Riff
A spritely, quick-tempered leader. He seeks to eliminate the Sharks and establish his own gang’s dominance. Tony’s best friend, he is eventually murdered by Bernardo.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Tony
A romantic young man and former leader of the Jets, he has found a new lifestyle now. Tony finds himself violently torn between his friendships and love. Falls in love to Maria and meets an untimely death. Genuinely sweet and sincere.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Bernardo
A proud, strong, handsome Puerto Rican man. Bernardo seeks to carve out territory as a sense of identity for he and his friends. Maria’s brother and Anita’s boyfriend. Leader of the Sharks.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Maria
A hopeless romantic and innocent young girl. She falls in love with Tony and finds herself at the center of the violent conflict between the two gangs. Bernardo’s sister. Puerto Rican.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: Bb3
Anita
Feisty and assertive. She dispenses “older sister” advice to Maria and tries to shield her from the dangers of the gangs. Bernardo’s girlfriend and Maria’s friend. Puerto Rican.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Chino
An angry and, at times, naive Shark who turns murderous and vengeful. Suitor to Maria and friend of Bernardo’s.
Gender: Male
Anybodys
A spunky tomboy who is desperate to become a member of the Jets. The other Jets mock her for her ambitions, but generally appreciate her company. Full of energy and heart.
Gender: Female
Doc
The owner of the candy store where the Jets hang out. He tries to guide the Jets youthful angst and provides a safe haven for Tony. Old fashioned and wise in his ways.
Gender: Male
Schrank
A local police detective frustrated by the ongoing violence between the Jets and Sharks. Blunt, brash, and unapologetic.
Gender: Male
Krupke
The local beat cop. He has no patience for the gangs conflict and tries to keep tensions from errupting between them. Regularly mocked by the local gangs.
Gender: Male
Ensemble
Jets, Sharks, Jets Girls, Sharks Girls

Rehearsal Schedule: will be broken down into Sharks and Jets separated and itemized.  Please be available for all rehearsals until further notice.

Rehearsals are:  (Generally Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in June 12:00pm-5:00 and some Saturday’s)

Time commitment consideration:  WE WILL BE ITEMIZING REHEARSALS AS FOLLOWS:  Jet rehearse on Monday, Sharks on Wednesdays and full cast on Fridays

***CHANGE***No Rehearsal on May 12th

May 20th (5:00-9:00pm),

(Optional Saturday May 26th 9:00-4:00pm)

June 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22 (12:00pm-5:00pm)

June 25th, 26th, 27th (9:00AM-2:00pm) 

Saturdays : June 2nd (12:00-4:00pm), 9th (9:00-2:00), 16th (9:00-2:00)

July (9:00-4:00) 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 14

Tech: July 14th (9:00-4:00pm), 16th(1:00-9:00), 17th(1:00-9:00), 18th  (1:00-9:00)

Performances: July 19th 7:00pm, 20th 7:00pm, 21st (2 shows: 1:00 & 7:00), 22nd (3:00), 26th 7:00pm,

27th 7:00pm, 28th (2 shows: 1:00 & 7:00pm)

 

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GO TO SIGNUP GENIUS TO SECURE YOUR SPOT FOR AUDITIONS: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b45aba92da4f85-aooauditions

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Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your assigned time to turn in paperwork. 

Bring with you a headshot, resume, audition form and liability waiver.  These will be emailed to you once you have signed up for a time at the website above.  
 
Vocal Audition:
Prepare 16 to 32 measures of a song of your choice or from Seussical Jr. 

Two Options:  An accompanist provided… but we need you to send your sheet music (PDF) to listwithlena@gmail.com by April 30th

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Tracts: bring appropriate cable to connect your phone to a headphone jack for tracts

SEUSSICAL JR. 5yrs. -14yrs: 

Saturday May 5th 9:00-2:00

Cast List released: Tuesday May 8th

Cast/Parent meeting  May 10th 5:00-6:30 (Tuition: $275)

Rehearsal Schedule:

Rehearsals are:  (Generally Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in June 9:00am-12:00pm and some Saturday’s )

Specific Schedule:

Sunday May 20th 2:00-5:00pm

Rehearsals: June 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22 9:00am-12:00pm

Saturdays 9:00-2:00: June 2nd, 16th, 23rd

Tech Sunday June 24th 4:00-8:00pm, (2:00-9:00: June 25, 26th, 27th)

Performances: June 28th 7:00pm, 29th 7:00pm, 30th 1:00 and 7:00pm

Remember one thing:  At Audience of One Productions you are valued and loved by the only one who matters…Your creator!  When you operate for THE AUDIENCE OF ONE… you should know that you are already CAST into the Kingdom.  All the rest is just temporal… I hope you all find peace and joy in the casting decisions and know that you are all AMAZING!!!