Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II)

AUDITIONS: Seussical Jr.

Producer: Lynn M. Hamilton
Director: Kathryn Wyckoff
Choreographer: Beth Jordahl 

Auditions: November 28 – December 2 (By appointment)
Audition Call Backs: December 10 
Performances: April 20-30, 2018

IT IS IMPORTANT TO READ ALL THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THIS PAGE.

Auditions 

AUDITION & CAST DETAILS

Audition Information

Auditions: November 28 – December 2* (By Appointment Only)
*If you are unable to attend any of the audition dates listed, please contact us at Director@ACTcolorado.net 

Location: 2314 Vickers Dr.

Casting Eligibility:  Anyone from 6-19 years old may audition. (Those who are 19 must still be enrolled in High School to audition.) The majority of roles will be filled with students between 11-19 years of age. There are two roles for students between 6-10 years old: Young Kangaroo and Elephant Bird. 

Tuition: There is no fee to audition.  IF cast, tuition will be charged.  (See section on tuition for further details.)


Cast Information

Character Descriptions

Male Only Roles: Horton, Mr. Mayor 

Female Only Roles: Gertrude, Mayzie, Bird Girls, Sour Kangaroo, Mrs. Mayor

Male or Female Roles: Cat in the Hat, Jojo, Wickershams, Nools, Vlad Vladikoff, Citizens of Whoville, Yertle the Turtle

Younger Children Roles: Young Kangaroo (About 8-10 years old), Elephant Bird (About 6-8 years old)

THE AUDITION PROCESS

The Audition Process

1.  Schedule your audition time.

Auditions: November 28 – December 2* (By Appointment)
*If you are unable to attend any of the audition dates, please contact us at Director@ACTcolorado.net

Once your audition has been scheduled you will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours. If you do NOT receive a confirmation e-mail please contact us at director@ACTcolorado.net to confirm we received your audition time.                                

2.  Complete audition form (Bring to AUDITION)

Audition Form

3.  Fill out consent form. (Bring to AUDITION)

Parental Consent Form

4.  Audition (60 minutes)

A maximum of 10 people will be scheduled for each 60 minute audition time.

Vocal Audition: Please choose only one song for the character that you would like to audition for. If there are multiple characters you would like to audition for please choose the song that fits your voice the best.  (The songs and the sheet music are posted in the tab for Audition Songs.)

Dance Audition: Please come in clothing and shoes that you will be able to dance in.  At the audition, the choreographer will teach a dance routine and rehearse it with you.  Near the end of your audition time, you will then perform what you have learned for the production team as your audition.

5.  Bring your completed audition form, your consent form and a recent photo of you to your audition.

6.  By December 5, you will receive an email letting you know if you are being called back for a second audition or not.  (If you are not called back, you are not in the running to be cast.)

8.  Call backs will be held on December 10 (Sunday) from 2:00 – 8:00 PM.  (We will be calling back actors in groups depending upon the roles for which they are being considered. Those who are called back will be given a schedule for the day and acting scenes to read over.)

9.  The show will be cast by December 11. All performers who are called back will receive an email announcing if they were cast or not.

10.  There will be a cast and parent meeting December 12 at 5:30 PM in the studio.  If cast, your tuition payment will be due at this time.

11.  Once cast, each performer will schedule a 20 minute costume fitting appointment in December .

SCHEDULE AUDITION

Schedule Audition

Audition Dates: November 28-December 2 (By Appointment)

Those interested in auditioning, will schedule one audition time of 60 minutes.  There will be 10 people scheduled for each 60 minute audition slot.  If you are unable to attend any of the audition dates, please contact us.

Once your audition has been scheduled, you will receive a confirmation email within 2 business days. If you do NOT receive a confirmation email, please contact us at director@ACTcolorado.net.  

AUDITION SONGS

Audition Material

Memorize ONE of songs for ONE of the characters posted here.
If the role you want is listed more than once, you may choose which selection to sing for your audition.  Those interested in an ensemble role or a role not listed may choose any one of the selections.


OH THE THINKS YOU CAN THINK

Oh, The Thinks You Can Think – Pg 15
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think – Pg 16

Cat, Mr Mayor, Wickershams, Nools, Young Kangaroo, Elephant Bird:  Measures 5-19 (Sing the part for Cat)



ALONE IN THE UNIVERSE

Alone in the Universe – Page 71
Alone in the Universe – Page 72
Alone in the Universe – Page 73

Horton: Measures 30-65 (Sing the part for Horton)


Jojo: Measures 66-80 (Sing the part for Jojo)



ONE FEATHER TAIL/AMAYZING MAYZIE

One Feather Tail – Page 76
One Feather Tail – Page 77
One Feather Tail – Page 78
One Feather Tail – Page 79
One Feather Tail – Page 80

Gertrude, Mrs. Mayor, Bird Girls, Whos: Measures 9-50 (Sing the part for Gertrude)


Mayzie, Sour Kangaroo, Mrs. Mayor, Bird Girls, Whos: Measures 68-120 (Sing the part for Mayzie)



Questions about music selections may be directed to director@ACTcolorado.net.

Tuition

TUITION DETAILS

Tuition

The Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II) strives to not only produce a high-quality show, we also focus on training each actor in the process, hence the name “Academy.” Since this is an academy for training, as well as performing, a tuition is charged if you are cast in the show.

Tuition: $300 (If paid in full at the first cast meeting on December 12th.)

Tuition Payment Option: 

  • $100 due on December 12
  • $60 due on January 5
  • $60 due on February 1
  • $60 due on March 1
  • $60 due on April 1

What is included in the tuition:  

  • Training during “Intensives”
  • Scheduled Rehearsals
  • All Performances
  • Script (to keep)
  • Rehearsal CD (to keep)
  • Costume usage
  • Stage make-up usage

What is not included in the tuition:

  • Tickets to the performances
  • Seussical Jr. T-shirts or Hoodies (These may be ordered at the initial cast meeting, if desired.)
  • Shoes
  • Eye liner, mascara, and chapstick.  (These cannot be shared, so you will need to provide your own.)
  • Undergarments

Rehearsals

REHEARSAL DETAILS

Rehearsals

First Meeting (Cast & Parents)

Tuesday, December 12: 5:30-7:30 PM

Costume Fitting (By Appointment):

Tuesday, December 12: 4:30-5:30 PM
Wednesday, December 13: 4:30-7:30 PM

Intensives
Please note that not all performers will be scheduled for every rehearsal.  A calendar of who is called for each rehearsal will be given out at the first meeting.

Friday, January 5: 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, January 6: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday, January 9: 5:30-8:00 PM
Thursday, January 11: 5:30-8:00 PM
Friday, January 12: 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, January 13: 1:00-6:00 PM
Tuesday, January 16: 5:30-8:00 PM
Thursday, January 18: 5:30-8:00 PM
Friday, January 19: 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, January 20: 1:00-6:00 PM

Weekly Rehearsals (January 23-April 12)
Please note that not all performers will be scheduled for every rehearsal.  A calendar of who is called for each rehearsal will be given out at the first meeting.

Tuesdays: 5:45-8:15 PM
Thursdays: 5:45-8:15 PM

Promotional Photo Shoot (Select Performers)

        Saturday, February 10: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tech Rehearsals

Saturday, April 14: 12:00-8:30 PM
Monday, April 16: 4:00-8:30 PM
Tuesday, April 17: 4:00-8:30 PM
Wednesday, April 18: 4:00-8:30 PM
Thursday, April 19: 4:00-8:30 PM
Tuesday, April 24: 4:00-8:30 PM (Rehearsal Photo Shoot)

Load-In & Strike (ALL PERFORMERS REQUIRED)

Friday, April 13: 4:00-8:00 PM
Monday, April 30 (after last show)

Performances

PERFORMANCE DETAILS

Performances

There are 12* performances: Cast will need to miss 3 days of school to perform for local schools.**

Friday, April 20: 6:00 PM (Public Show) 

Saturday, April 21: 2:30 PM (Public Show)
Saturday, April 21: 6:00 PM (Public Show)

Thursday, April 26: 9:15 AM (School Show)
Thursday, April 26: 12:00 PM (School Show)

Friday, April 27: 9:15 AM (School Show)
Friday, April 27: 12:00 PM (School Show)
Friday, April 27: 6:00 PM (Public Show)

Saturday, April 28: 2:30 PM (Public Show)
Saturday, April 28: 6:00 PM (Public Show)

Monday, April 30: 9:15 AM (School Show)
Monday, April 30: 12:00 PM (School Show)

*We are trying to secure a larger venue.  If we are able to do that, there may be fewer shows.
**If you are unable to miss 3 days of school please contact us before the audition.  If cast, we may be able to have an understudy perform your role for one day of shows. 

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