Disney's Peter Pan, Jr.
Announcing Auditions for Theatre Charlotte's TCjr Summer Intensive production of Disney's "Peter Pan, Jr."
March 1, 2014 at 10am at the theatre, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Selected students will work for 2+ weeks with professional directors, choreographers, designers, technicians and performers experiencing and creating musical theatre.
In addition to these professionals, college students studying the performing arts and exceptional high school performers will work alongside these young people sharing their knowledge and experience, rehearsing and performing a first rate professional summer stock production to be presented on the Theatre Charlotte stage.
All young people ages 9-14 are encouraged to audition. Auditionees will be taught a short song and a movement combination and should dress in clothing that they can move comfortably in and shoes that they can dance in. No bare feet, sock feet, flip flops or sandals.
Approximately 30 students ages 9 -14 will be selected to participate. Additional students may be placed on a waitlist should positions open.
Rehearsals will be held: Monday, June 23, to Friday, June 27, 9am to 4pm; Monday, June 30, to Thursday, July 3, 9am to 4pm; Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8, 9am to 12 noon. Performances are July 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13.
Participants will be expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. A more detailed schedule will be available at the auditions.
The tuition for TCjr is $225 and is due April 1, 2014. A cast list will be posted to the Theatre Charlotte website announcing the students that have been chosen to participate.
Save the date! Theatre Charlotte will hold auditions for "Hair" on Sunday, March 23 and Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7pm.
A musical celebration of life, a love letter to freedom, and a passionate cry for hope and change, "Hair" tells the story of the 'tribe,' a group of hippies living in New York City and fighting against war, their conservative parents, and society.
The first great rock musical, "Hair" features music by Galt McDermot with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado. "Hair" will be presented at Theatre Charlotte May 16-June 1, 2014 under the stage direction of Ron Law, music director Ryan Deal, and choreographer Eddie Mabry.
Everyone auditioning will be required to sing 16 bars from a song selected from the accompanying list and be dressed to dance. Bring a head shot and resume if applicable, but this is not required. Everyone auditioning must be at least 17 years old or older. Those who are 17 will be expected to provide written parental approval.
Below are the approved songs suitable for audition purposes. Please note which songs are approved for male characters and which are approved for female characters.
A Natural Woman
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Ain't too Proud to Beg
Always Something There to Remind Me
Angel of the Morning
Baby I Need Your Loving
Bad Moon Rising
Blowin' in the Wind
Born to Be Wild
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Brown Eyed Girl
Chain of Fools
Dancing in the Street
Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
Dream a Little Dream
For Once in My Life
For What It's Worth
Gimme Some Lovin'
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
He's a Rebel
Higher and Higher
House of the Rising Sun
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
I Will Follow Him
I'm a Believer
In the Midnight Hour
It's My Party
Leaving on a Jet Plane
Light My Fire
Long and Winding Road
Midnight Train to Georgia
My Boyfriend's Back
Nowhere to Run
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
People Got to Be Free
Piece of My Heart
Puppet on a String
Put a Little Love in Your Heart
River Deep Mountain High
San Francisco (Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
She's Not There
Sign of the Times
Somebody to Love
Son of a Preacher Man
Stand By Me
Stoned Soul Picnic
Summer in the City
Tell It Like It Is
The Look of Love
To Sir With Love
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
When a Man Loves a Woman
When Will I Be Loved
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
Wishin' and Hopin'
With a Little Help from My Friends
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
You Don't Own Me
You've Made Me So Very Happy
Sweet CharityAuditions for "Sweet Charity" will be held May 17 at 10:00am and May 19 at 7:00pm at Theatre Charlotte on Queens Road. The summer intensive rehearsals will be July 7-18 (weekdays) from 1:00-8:00pm. Performances will be July 18-20. Any interested high school or college student is eligible to audition. The fee if selected to participate is $300.00 per student.
Please bring sheet music in the proper key and be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song that best exhibits your vocal abilities. An accompanist will be provided. All who audition will be expected to be dressed for movement for the dance portion of the audition. NO MONOLOGUE is necessary but you may be asked to read from the script or improvise a scene. Resumes and headshots appreciated but not required.
Please do not audition if you are unable to attend ALL rehearsals and performances.
Anyone interested in performing on stage at Theatre Charlotte is welcome to audition. For musicals, generally you will be required to prepare a song and bring the sheet music to the audition and come dressed to move. For non-musicals you will most likely be asked to read scenes from the script. Perusal copies of scripts are often available for those interested in auditioning. Rehearsals are usually held Sunday through Thursday evenings.