Tuesday, April 23, 2019

audition notice - THE PAJAMA GAME - Scottsdale Musical Theater Company - May 11 & 14



Audition Dates/Times:     Saturday May 11th: Dance audition starts at 1:00pm
                                                                          Singing auditions start at 2:00pm

                                         Tuesday May 14th:  Dance audition starts at 7:30pm
                                                                          Singing auditions start at 8:30pm

                                                                 
Callbacks:                         TBD, if required

Location:                      Conservatory of Dance
                                     13637 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix
                                     (on the southeast corner of Tatum and Thunderbird)

To schedule an audition time slot, please email auditions@scottsdalemusicaltheater.com or call (602) 909-4215. Everyone auditioning, including ensemble roles, needs to reserve a singing time slot. All ensemble roles need to attend the dance call. Please see the character description below for dance call requirements.

SMTC encourages all ethnicities to audition.

Performance Dates:          July 11th – July 21th, at Tempe Center for the Arts

Pay:                                 There will be a $350 performance stipend provided

Rehearsals start: End of May and will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights plus Saturdays and Sundays, with an occasional Friday night. All rehearsals will be held at Conservatory of Dance in Phoenix. There will be a rehearsal schedule with specific dates provided at auditions and a conflict sheet to fill out.

Director – David Hock 
Choreographers – Bill  Hotaling & Hillary Conrad
Musical Director – Joni Van Rossum
Conductor - Kevin Hayward

Audition Requirements:

Singing/Acting Call

Audition times must be reserved and will be assigned every 5 minutes. Please prepare one vocal selection of 32 bars or less. You will need to have sheet music in the proper key; an accompanist will be provided. No CDs or acapella singing will be allowed. You may be asked to do a second vocal selection and/or a monologue not to exceed 1 minute, so please have those ready.

Dance Call

As the dance call is first on both days, please arrive in enough time to warm up and be ready to dance. Please wear dance appropriate clothes and shoes. All adult females should wear character heels if possible. There will be a jazz routine routine taught at the dance call,.

Character Breakdown

Sid Sorokin (Cast, Cory Mccloskey)

Babe Willimas (Cast, Liz Blair)

Hines (Cast, Hector Coris)

Gladys
Gladys is an exceptional singer and dancer. needs strong acting skills as well. Needs to have very strong stage presence.
Age range: early 20s. Vocal Range: Mezzo w/belt

Prez
Must have great comic timing and strong acting and singing skills and be able to move.
Age range: Early 40s to Mid 50s. Vocal range: Baritone

Hasler
Great character part. Needs to have good comic timing and strong acting and singing skills. Does not need to attend dance call.
Age range: 50 and up; Vocal range: Baritone

Mabel
Sid’s secretary. Must have great comic timing and be a solid singer and dancer.
Age range: Mid 30s to mid 40s; Vocal range: Alto/Mezzo w/belt


Ensemble

All minor and smaller roles including Mae, Brenda, Rita, Poopsie, Charley and Joe will be cast from the ensemble. This show has many roles that will come out of the ensemble cast. Must be good with harmonies and move well for the ensemble work in this show.

Age range: Early 20s to 40s; Vocal Range: All ranges

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