Auditions

AUDITION INFORMATION FOR ANYTHING GOES

 

 

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Auditions for Roberts Wesleyan College Community Theatre's production of Anything Goes will be held:

Monday, October 2

Tuesday, October 3

6PM: Registration

6:30PM: Auditions

Those auditioning are asked to prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song that shows off their range and acting skills.  An accompanist will be provided.  NO A CAPPELLA auditions. All will be asked to do a dance audition as well.  Please bring jazz shoes for the dance audition or tap shoes if you want to be considered for a lead or tap role. 

Callbacks will be held on:

Thursday, October 5 at 6:00PM.  Those asked to come back for callbacks will be asked to prepare a music from the show as well as some readings.

If you are interested in auditioning, but have a conflict for the audition dates and times, please email Eric at rwcctheatre@gmail.com to schedule an audition PRIOR to the scheduled audition dates.

 

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:

Rehearsals for the show will be Tuesday, Thursday evenings from 6-9PM and Saturdays 9am-12 or 1PM beginning October 10.  The Full rehearsal schedule is available upon request.  There will be additional rehearsals in Dec/January.  

PRODUCTION DATES:

January 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7:30PM

January 21, 28 at 2PM

PRODUCTION TEAM:

Director: Eric Traugott

Vocal Director: Jessica Stevens Volpe

Choreographer: Kim Swaisgood

Orchestra Director: Terry Bacon

Assistant Director/Sets/Props: Marcia Stevens

Technical Director/Lights: Nate Clark

Set Design: Jim Price

Set Construction: Gene Vogler

Sound: Bob Puff

Costumer: Mary Farmer

Accompanist: Teressa Bala

 

Character Breakdown for RWCCT's ANYTHING GOES

RENO SWEENEY - A charismatic nightclub singer and former evangelist, she is clever, funny, persuasive and extremely confident. Strong singing and dancing required, as well as comedic timing. VOCAL RANGE: Alto/Belt STAGE AGE: 30+

RENO'S ANGELS- Four (4) backup singers/dancers in Reno's act, they are showgirls with pizzazz and personality. All roles require strong singing and dancing skills. VOCAL RANGE: Various.

HOPE HARCOURT - A beautiful heiress with a strong sense of duty, she is willing to sacrifice love and marry to satisfy her mother's wishes. Strong singing and dancing required. VOCAL RANGE: Soprano.  STAGE AGE: 20+

BILLY CROCKER- A young businessman who is in love with Hope, he charismatic and charming. Strong singing required and should be able to dance or move well. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone/Tenor. STAGE AGE: 25+

 LORD EVELYN OAKLEIGH - Hope's energetic, quirky, and good-natured aristocratic fiance. English accent, strong singing and the ability to move well also required. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone. STAGE AGE: 30+

EVANGELINE HARCOURT - Hope's overbearing mother who is mainly concerned with money and social status. Sings with ensemble only. STAGE AGE: 40-50

MOONFACE MARTIN - A gruff loveable gangster who is also loyal and willing to go the distance for a friend. Requires strong comic timing, plus the ability to sing and move well. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone. STAGE AGE: 40-50

ERMA- A playful, independent, impulsive, and loveably clueless dame. STRONG CHARACTER ACTOR. Strong singing and dancing. VOCAL RANGE: Mezzo/Belt. STAGE AGE: 30+

ELISHA WHITNEY - A successful Wall Street banker who is nearsighted and thinks he is always right. Ability to move well is a plus. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone STAGE AGE: 40-50

LUKE AND JOHN- Two mischievous Chinese cousins.  Comedic timing a must. Must be able to sing and move well.  STAGE AGE: 15+

REGINALD STRONG- Captain of the S. S. American. Mature with authority. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone. STAGE AGE: 40-50

SAILOR QUARTET- Strong singers. Move Well.  STAGE AGE: 15+

MALE / FEMALE ENSEMBLE- Passengers, stowaways, and members of the crew of the S.S. American. All must sing and be able to move.  Tap experience a plus, but not necessary. Various roles will be cast from the ensemble.  Open to ages 12 and up!