Upcoming Audition Dates
April 21, 2016 – “Rapunzel Untangled”
June 2, 2016 – “Elijah”
July 14, 2016 – “The Hiding Place”*
Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater
Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age and bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a Polaroid picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.
Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue around one minute in length.
Auditions for “Rapunzel Untangled”
Open auditions for “Rapunzel Untangled” will be Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.
Rapunzel – (female, age 17-25) Rapunzel is 18 years old and has never left her tower. She longs to experience the outside world. Despite her circumstances, she remains cheerful and hopeful that she will one day find love and adventure.
Gothel – (female, 30-50) Gothel has lived an unnaturally long life, thanks to her magic flower. After the flower is taken by Matthias, Gothel retaliates by kidnapping baby Rapunzel, whose hair possesses the healing qualities of the flower. Though she sometimes acts like a loving mother, her only care for Rapunzel is her magic hair.
Gypsy – (female, 20-40) The storyteller.
Matthias – (male, 25-50) Rapunzel’s father. After Rapunzel disappears and his wife dies of heartache, Matthias spends 18 years searching for his daughter.
Emma – (female, 20-35) Rapunzel’s mother. Dies of heartache after Rapunzel is taken.
Sebastian – (male, 18-25) The charming young prince who, upon his father’s death, inherits the throne. Sebastian feels he is not ready to lead the kingdom, but wants to make his father proud.
King Charles – (male, 50+) Sebastian’s father. He believes that his son will be a great king upon his passing.
Queen Anna – (female, 40+) Sebastian’s mother. She is Sebastian’s support as he tries to cope with his father’s death and the new responsibility of leading the kingdom.
Prime Minister – (male, 30+) Tries to aid the prince in finding a wife.
Other speaking, singing and ensemble parts include villagers, princesses, and palace attendants.