Friday, November 4, 2016
audition notice - THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - Hale Centre Theatre - December 3
Hale Centre Theatre will hold auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie, playing February 16, 2017 – April 1, 2017.
The show is produced by David and Corrin Dietlein, directed by Cambrian James, music directed by Liz Spencer, choreographed by Cambrian James, and casting directors David and Corrin Dietlein.
Performances are Wednesday through Saturday nights, with 3:00 PM Saturday matinees.
All ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount from Kansas, who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East, her wealthy boss is slow in
proposing marriage and the man she actually falls in love with doesn't have a dime to his name... or
so he tells her.
Audition Information: Saturday, December 3rd at 10:00 AM
● Be prepared to sing 16 bars of music.
● Bring your own sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.
● The casting directors use Casting Manager during the casting process. Please post your head
shot and resume to your Casting Manager profile.
Call backs for Thoroughly Modern Millie will be held Saturday, December 10th at 10:00 AM (at the
Hale rehearsal space) with the first read through scheduled for Monday, January 2nd at 7:00 PM.
Auditions will be held at the theater located at the Hale Theatre Rehearsal Space at 1730 West
Sunrise Boulevard, Suite B-103 in Gilbert, Arizona 85233.
How to make an appointment
You can sign up for appointments by CLICKING HERE
Each adult actor 16 years of age and older will receive a payment of $25.00 per performance. Actors
will be given a flat rate rehearsal pay of $150.00.
Runtime: Approximately 2 hours. Auditions are by appointment only. Any questions may be emailed
MILLIE DILLMOUNT: (20-25; Female; G#3–E5) A spunky, modern woman trying to make it in New
York City. She falls in love with Jimmy. Our story's protagonist. Must tap dance.
JIMMY SMITH: (20-30; Male; C3–A4) A suave city slicker who unexpectedly becomes the story's
hero. He falls in love with Millie.
MRS. MEERS: (45-55; Female; E3–Bb4) A former actress turned human trafficker pretending to be a
kindly chinese woman. She oversees the Hotel Priscilla where she secretly sells her tenants.
MISS DOROTHY BROWN: (20-25; Female; B3–C6) A naive, wealthy girl who has moved to New York
to change her lifestyle. She becomes Millie's roommate and confidant.
CHING HO: (18-25; Male; Bb2–E4) A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United
States. Younger brother of Bun Foo and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in chinese.
BUN FOO: (20-30; Male; E3–E4) A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United
States. Older brother of Ching Ho and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in chinese.
MISS FLANNERY: (35-45; Female; Bb3–D5) An uptight, stern office manager. She runs the
stenographer pool at Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Must tap dance.
TREVOR GRAYDON: (30-40; Male; A2–G4) An executive at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. He
is sharp, ambitious, and secretly romantic.
MUZZY VAN HOSSMERE: (35-45; Female; G#3–D5) A glamorous actress and singer at a nightclub.
She becomes Millie's friend and mentor.
ENSEMBLE: (20-30; C3–A4) Moderns; Stenographers; Hotel Priscilla Girls; Muzzy's Boys All must tap
Cambrian James is well-known for his versatile staging throughout the Valley and nationally. He is a
multi-award winning director and choreographer for Tarzan, The Wizard of Oz, Footloose, Damn
Yankees and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Cambrian has enjoyed a long career as an actor and dancer in
Annie (Daddy Warbucks), Crazy For You (Bobby Child), The King and I (the King) and Hairspray (Edna