Friday, September 16, 2016

audition notice - IN THE VILLAGE OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM - Youth Works at Theater Works - September 24


Playwright: Claudia Haas
Director: Jason Washburn

Rehearsals Begin: 09/26/2016
Performance Dates: 11/04/2016 – 11/20/2016

Synopsis
“Meet with villager’s wise and silly industrious, lazy and in love, and discover the richness of those who reside in the village of the Brothers Grimm.”

A gangster-fairy, an unlikely hero, a rhyming witch and a crying princess are some of the characters unleashed in this fast-paced play. Comedy, heroics, witches, magic, goodness, love, loss and healing are explored using eight stories of the Brothers Grimm.

Character Breakdown

NARRATORS, scattered throughout the cast
JORDINA (f), fair, playful maiden
JORINGEL (m), almost-a-hero young man
JORINDA’S MOTHER (f), a protective parent
ELVINA (f),witch, crafty, hungry, wicked
YOHANA (f or m), beggar
OLNILDE (f or m), shepherd, but not comfortable with sheep
LIZILIA (f), good enchantress
CHILDER (f or m)
MALINDA (f), a thrifty, virtuous servant
OLGA (f), a proud, lazy maiden
ABEL (m), a simple man
ALICE (f), too clever for her own good
HANS (m), proud father of Alice
ELSA (f), scattered, loving mother of Alice
BRUNHILDA (f), nose-to-grindstone servant to Alice’s family
JOHAN (m), Alice’s no-nonsense suitor
FOX (f or m),cunning -maybe
SILLY GOOSE (f or m)
SIMPLE GOOSE (f or m)
SERIOSO GOOSE (f or m)
SONOROUS GOOSE (f or m)
SOCIAL GOOSE (f or m)
SOULFUL GOOSE (f or m)
WOODY (m), an honest woodsman
GERTRUDE (f), his often shrill wife
TIMBERLY (f or m), a tree sprite with just a touch of mafioso
LIESL (f), a young girl with goodness in her heart
ALDER (f or m), upstanding citizen
JESSUP (f or m), famished and elderly and frail
KARL (m), in tatters
MALEEN (f or m), shoeless
QUEEN GOOD (f), good queen
CRYING PRINCESS ESMERELDA (f), very depressed princess
GRETCHEN (f), mother of three children
NEELY (f or m), good-looking, conceited eldest sibling
ELFIN (f or m), adventurous middle sibling
SIMPELTON (m), simple
ODD PERSON (f or m), odd person
ANNIKA (f), silly farmer’s daughter
ANALIESE (f), another silly farmer’s daughter
PARSON BRAUN (f or m), upstanding head of local church
SEXTON WHITE (f or m), works for Parson Braun
FRTZ (m), a young boy

What To Prepare

Auditions are open to performers ages 8-18. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. There is nothing to prepare ahead of time.

If cast there is a $100.00 production fee. There is no fee to audition. Scholarships are available. Additional audition information can be found at:
http://theaterworks.org/auditions-youthworks/


Audition Details

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts
8355 W Peoria Ave
Peoria, Arizona 85345


Audition Dates and Times:
September 24, 2016 2:00PM

Callback Dates and Times:
September 25, 2016 6:00PM

Primary Contact:
Chris Hamby
chamby@theaterworks.org
(623) 815-1791


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