Academy of Community Theatre (ACT II)

AUDITIONS: Seussical Jr.

Producer: Lynn M. Hamilton
Director: Madison Falkenstine
Choreographer: Elyse Jett-Clark

Auditions: November 30 – December 2, 2021 (By appointment)
Audition Call Backs:
December 4, 2021

Performances: April 21-23, 2022

Audition Age Eligibility

  • Ages 10-19: Those in this age group are invited to audition for any role. (Students who are 19 but still enrolled in high school are eligible to audition!)
  • Ages 6-9: Only two children from this age group will be cast as the Baby Elephant Bird and will alternate performing in that role.  Both of these children will also play a Who, so both children will perform in all shows. 

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

Auditions 

AUDITION INFORMATION

Auditions: November 30-December 2* (By Appointment Only)
*If you are unable to attend any of the audition dates listed, please contact us at ACT2@ACTcolorado.net 

Location: 481 Windchime Place 

Audition Age Eligibility

  • Ages 10-19: Those in this age group are invited to audition for any role. (Students who are 19 but still enrolled in high school are eligible to audition!)
  • Ages 6-9: Only two children from this age group will be cast as the Baby Elephant Bird and will alternate performing in that role.  Both of these children will also play a Who, so both children will perform in all shows. 

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 Roles: Horton, Mr. Mayor, Vlad Vladicoff

Female Roles: Mayzie LeBird, Gertrude McFuzz, Mrs. Mayor, Sour Kangaroo, The Bird Girls

Male or Female Roles: The Cat in the Hat, Jojo, Wickersham Brothers, Baby Kangaroo, Whos, Yertle the Turtle, Nools

THE AUDITION PROCESS

  1. Schedule your audition time.

    Auditions: November 30-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. If you do NOT receive a confirmation e-mail from Sign Up Genius, please contact us at director@ACTcolorado.net to confirm we received your audition time.     

    Ages 6-9 Sign-Up below:

    Ages 10-19 Sign-Up below:

 

  1. Complete audition form (Fill out online BEFORE Audition)
    Audition Form
  2. Fill out the consent form. (Fill out online BEFORE audition)
    Parental Consent Form
  3. Audition (5 minutes)

    Each person will have a 5-minute time slot. 

    Initial Audition: Please choose only one song that you would like to audition with. (The songs and the sheet music are posted in the tab for Audition Songs.)

  4. Bring a headshot and resume to your audition.

  5. By December 3, 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.)

  6. Callbacks will be held on December 4 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Those who are called back will be required to attend the dance call beginning at 1:00 pm. After that, we will split into groups based on which character you are called back for.)

  7.  The show will be cast by December 6. All performers who are called back will receive an email announcing if they were cast or not.

  8. There will be a cast and parent meeting on Tuesday, December 8 at 5:00 PM in the studio. If cast, your tuition payment will be due at this time

Schedule Audition

Audition Dates: November 30-December 2 (By Appointment)

Those interested in auditioning will schedule one audition time of 5 minutes. In your 5-minute time slot, you will sing one song selection of your choosing from the provided list of audition materials. 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 from Sign Up Genius. If you do NOT receive a confirmation, please contact us at director@ACTcolorado.net

Ages 6-9 Sign-up below:

Ages 10-19 Sign-up below:

Tuition

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: $350 (If paid in full at the first cast meeting on December 8th.)

Tuition Payment Option: 

  • $100 due on December 17
  • $70 due on January 10 (at first rehearsal)
  • $70 due on February 1
  • $70 due on March 1
  • $70 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

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.)
  • Undergarments (Some actors will need a nude-colored leotard or t-shirt to wear under costumes for quick changes)
  • Shoes

Stage Makeup:

  • If you would like to use ACT II’s makeup and supplies, there will be a $15 makeup usage fee.
  • If you would like to use your own personal stage makeup, there is no additional fee.

Rehearsals

Rehearsals

First Meeting (Cast & Parents)

Wednesday, December 8: 5:00-7:30 PM

Costume Fitting (By Appointment):

Dates to be determined.

Intensives
Please note that not all performers will be scheduled for every intensive rehearsal. A calendar of who is called for each rehearsal will be e-mailed out after the first rehearsal.

Saturday, January 8: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Monday, January 10: 4:00-8:00 PM
Tuesday, January 11: 4:00-8:00 PM

Wednesday, January 12: 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Thursday, January 13: 4:00-8:00 PM
Friday, January 14: 4:00-8:00 PM
Saturday, January 15: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Weekly Rehearsals (January 18-April 14)
Please note that not all performers will be scheduled for every rehearsal.

Tuesdays: 6:00-8:15 PM
Thursdays: 6:00-8:15 PM

Saturday Rehearsals:

Saturday, February 12: 12:00-5:00 PM

Saturday, March 12: 12:00-5:00 PM

*We will NOT have rehearsal over Spring Break (March 21st & 25th)

Promotional Photo Shoot (Select Performers. Subject to change.)

Saturday, February 26: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tech Rehearsals

Saturday, April, 16: 12:00-7:00 PM (ACT Studios)
Monday, April, 18: 4:00-8:30 PM (Ent Center)
Tuesday, April 19: 4:00-8:30 PM (Ent Center)
Wednesday, April 20: 8:00 AM-8:30 PM (Ent Center)

Load-In & Strike

Monday, April 18: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM (For those available)
Saturday, April 23 (after last show) – Mandatory for all performers.

Performances

Performances & Photo Shoot

There are 8 performances: Cast will need to miss 3 days of school to rehearse and perform for local schools.*

Wednesday, April 20: 5:30 PM (Closed show for Hope Kids)

Thursday, April 21, 2022: 9:30 AM (School Show)
Thursday, April 21, 2022: 12:00 PM (School Show)

Friday, April 22, 2022: 9:30 AM (School Show)
Friday, April 22, 2022: 12:00 PM (School Show)
Friday, April 22, 2022: 6:00 PM (Public Show)

Saturday, April 23, 2022: 2:00 PM (Public Show)
Saturday, April 23, 2022: 6:00 PM (Public Show)

ON STAGE PHOTO SHOOT: TBD

*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.