Upcoming Audition Dates
December 3, 2015 – “Alice In Wonderland”
January 21, 2016 – “Moses”
March 10, 2016 – “The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe”*
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 no more than one minute in length.
Auditions for “Alice In Wonderland”
Open auditions for “Alice in Wonderland” will be Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.
Henry - (male, age 40+) Alice’s Father. Grounded mad. Sees the world through facts.
Lorina - (female, age 35+) Alice’s Mother. She acts as her tutor and bridges the communication gap between Henry and Alice. She’s a comforting individual who wants everyone to be their best.
Alice - (female, age 13-15) Alice is a dreamer to a fault. Undisciplined in work and studies. She struggles to understand the adult world.
White Rabbit – (male) The White Rabbit is a time-obsessed busy-body. He’s constantly rushing about and pushes others to keep to the time.
Dodo – (male, age 40+) Dodo is a self-important know-it-all. He is condescending and feels he is too important to participate with others.
Mouse – a participant in the caucus race
Bill the Lizard – a participant in the caucus race
The Lory – a participant in the caucus race
The Owl – a participant in the caucus race
The Duck – a participant in the caucus race
Cheshire Cat (female) – Cheshire Cat acts as Alice’s guide through Wonderland, giving her advice and explanations. However, she does so in sarcastic and sometimes vague ways that frustrate Alice. She is also slightly crazy.
Caterpillar (male or female) – a wise helper to Alice but easily annoyed. Encourages Alice to learn who she is.
Mad Hatter (male) – Quite insane host to the Mat Tea Party. Constantly moves about commenting on nonsense. There is very little point in anything he says.
March Hare (male) – Companion and sometimes antagonist to the Mad Hatter. He is just as crazy as the Hatter.
Dormouse (male or female, age 10-15) – The Dormouse is the sleepy companion to the Mad Hatter and March Hare. He is oblivious to the madness around him.
Gryphon (male or female) – Authoritative creature. Friend of the Mock Turtle.
Mock Turtle (male or female) – Mock Turtle is a very sad creature. He laments over his past mistakes in education.
Tweedledee & Tweedledum (can either be 2 males or male and female) – Contradictory siblings who attempt to give Alice advice.
Walrus (male) – Con-man
Carpenter (male) – Henchman to the Walrus.
Rose (female) – Talking flower. A bit of a snob
Five of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Seven of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Two of Spades (male or female) – incompetent member of the Queen’s guards
Queen of Hearts (female) – The overbearing ruler of Wonderland. Mean-spirited, pushy and eager to chop off heads.
King of Hearts (male) – The King thinks he’s in charge, but answers to the Queen. A bit child-like and not good with details.
Knave of Hearts (male) – The Knave is a victim of circumstance, being put on trial for stealing tarts.
Dark Forest Creatures
Playing Card Guards