Call for Auditions - "Young Frankenstein"
This production requires performers, crew and pit orchestra. Auditions will begin at 6 p.m. August 21, on the Macey Center stage.
For principal roles:
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein - Brilliant brain surgeon, grandson of mad scientist Dr. Frankenstein.
The Monster - The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein.
Igor - Frederick's faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend with a hunchback.
Inga - Frederick's young assistant. Attractive and a resident of Transylvania.
Elizabeth Benning - Frederick's boisterous fiancé.
Frau Blücher - Stern housekeeper of the Frankenstein estate and former lover of Victor Frankenstein.
Inspector Hans Kemp - The head of police in Transylvania. Driven by justice.
The Hermit - A lonely, blind town hermit, hoping for a friend.
Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein - The infamous Dr. Frankenstein and Frederick's grandfather.
Ziggy - The village idiot.
Auditioners should prepare a song, or excerpt, to show your vocal strength. If you pick one of the excerpts provided in our 'audition packet' we have an electronic accompaniment. If you choose another song, please bring your own accompanist.
(You may be stopped before finishing your song; this does not mean criticism - it just means you have been heard).
You will be asked to do a 'cold read'- look over a page or two of dialogue, then read a part (or parts) with theatrical expression.
You may be asked to do some brief pantomime or improvisation.
For chorus/ensemble roles: Gravediggers, Villagers, Medical Students, Passengers, Mad Scientists, Monsters
You will be asked to sing, alone or in a group as you prefer. (A song may be taught for this purpose)
A short dance routine will be taught to the group - to assess available dance skills applicable to our choreography.
CREW & PIT ORCHESTRA
Theater needs everyone! Musicians, tech crew, costumers, makeup, set construction, stage management, and more. Come to audition night to register. Orchestra will meet Thursdays 7-9pm. Please call or text if you play one (or more) of the following instruments and would like to be considered for the orchestra. (575)418-7752
Instrumentatation for 'Young Frankenstein'
1 BASS (or 1 ELECTRIC & 1 ACOUSTIC)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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