Wednesday, June 21, 2017

audition notice - THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Actor's Youth Theatre - June 24


Actors Youth Theatre is holding auditions for the Regional Premier of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (ages 10-18) on June 24th

Rehearsals begin July 6th

Performances Thur/Fri/Sat August 24th-September 17th

Auditions and most rehearsals will take place at the Tuscany Theatre. Performances will be split between Tuscany Theatre and Higley Center for the Performing Arts.

CLICK HERE to schedule your audition time

Auditions for Hunchback will run in 60 minute increments. Each actor must bring and be prepared to perform the following:

Bring a 32 bar musical theatre selection that demonstrates vocal range, musicianship, and performance skills. Sheet music or karaoke tracks are acceptable, no CDs please. Solo material only. (If no singing material is brought to the audition, actor will be required to perform a small musical selection as a substitute.)

Be prepared for cold reads from the sides that will be provided at the audition

There will be a dance call. Please wear clothes you are comfortable moving/dancing in.

You need to arrive 15 minutes before your audition. DO NOT BE LATE!

Photos and bios (required) & Resumes (not required) can be uploaded on this website

The rehearsal/performance schedule is available below. Please look over the rehearsal schedule carefully and note any and all conflicts. These are taken into consideration when casting. The breakout schedule is made with actors conflicts in mind. You MAY NOT add conflicts after casting.

Audition results are typically posted on the website by 9:00pm the Sunday after auditions, and an email will be sent to those who are cast.

Synopsis
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel. The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be "Out There," observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies – and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Peter Parnell

Theater
Actor's Youth Theatre
861 N Higley Rd. Suite 105, Gilbert, AZ, 85020

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