Auditions for Annie

MESA ENCORE THEATRE
Announcing:

AUDITIONS FOR

Director/Choreographer: John Staniunas
Music Director: Jay Melberg

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including “Tomorrow.”

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations… and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

WHERE:
M.E.T at 933 – Black Box – BACK SPACE
933 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85203

WHEN:
Sunday, September 10 starting at 6pm
Monday, September 11 starting at 7:30pm

CHARACTERS:
Men: Oliver Warbucks, baritone, age 30s-50s
Rooster Hannigan, tenor, age 20s-40s

Women: Miss Hannigan, alto, age 30s-50s
Grace Farrell, soprano, age 20s-30s
Lily St. Regis, Soprano, age 20s-30s

Girls:  age 8-15, must sing and dance

Ensemble: Dozens of featured ensemble roles available

Callbacks will be held the evening of Tuesday Sept 12, by invitation only.
For callbacks – Be prepared to read from the script. Also, additional songs per character will be taught.

Please use the calendar below to schedule your audition.

PRODUCTION DATES:
Nov 3, 2017 through 19, 2017

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Begins very soon after auditions at Mesa Encore Theatre – 933 E. Main St., Mesa AZ

AUDITION PROCESS:

Our audition is in two parts.  

First all singers, will perform THEN all singers stay to dance. 

Singing: 7:30 – 8:30

Children dance – 8:30 to 9:00

Adults Dance 9:00 to 9:30

(If your signing time is after 9:00pm, we will hear you sing! It could be before dancing if you are checked in, if not we will see you after)

Doors will open 1/2 hour earlier on Sunday and Monday for sign-in and sign-ups.

For Vocal audition please prepare (2) two selections from musicals each totaling no more than 32 bars.
Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key.

Headshot and Resume are REQUESTED but not REQUIRED.

**Please list All/Any conflicts that fall during the dates of September 25th – November 19th**

Please click on the GREEN date to sign up for your audition.
(if you have trouble submitting please email Jason for help)

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