auditions for the musical “9 to 5”at
7 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28 in Cutlip Auditorium. All interested community members, high school
students, William Woods University and Westminster College students, faculty
and staff are invited to try out for the cast. There are no children’s roles
available for this show.
casting preferences will be shown, and no one will get first choice of roles. There are 13 principal roles
available, plus a small-size singing and dancing ensemble. To be considered for
a role, a person must be available to
attend the auditions on both Aug. 27 and 28 and for the callbacks on Aug. 29.
tune from a pop/modern musical, showcasing voice, energy and acting, are
required. Those interested in the role of Doralee should prepare 16 bars of an
up-tempo country song.
Accompaniment will be provided, as well as a CD player. Live accompaniment is
preferred; no a capella singing.
concern for modesty and
hard soled shoes, are suggested.
actor or actress will present a monologue and song. Then everyone will learn
music from the show. The show music will be sung in groups first and then
individually. The choreographer will teach a combination of dance steps and
movements to perform, first in a group and then in smaller groups. Everyone must dance and move.
will be asked to sing specific music from the show and to read specific scenes
at the director’s discretion.
will be posted, if necessary, and a final call back audition, if needed, will
be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 29. At the conclusion of that callback session, a cast
list will be posted. Rehearsals will start at 7 p.m. Aug. 30.
artistic director of theatre, at 573-592-4281.