Audition – A Day in Hollywood / A Night in Ukraine

Renton Civic Theatre
Dates: 9/26-27/2022, 7-10 PM

This six-cast member show is an energetic fun and funny romp through the music, dance and comedy of the movies of the 1930’s. The cast is required to sing, dance (including tap) and act in the style of the movies of those years, with scenes often found online for reference. Act II is a stage version of a Marx Brothers film that would feature Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Madam Dumont, and a lovely ingénue couple.

The auditions will take place at Renton Civic Theatre, 507 S Third Street, Renton, on Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27, from 7-10 PM both days. Callbacks (on Wednesday, September 28, 7-10 PM) will require those who audition to read from the script in imitation of these six characters. You will also be asked to sing particular songs and participate in a dance audition.

A stipend of $125 is paid to all actors

SHOW DATES: February 17 – March 4, 2023, Thursday – Sunday. Ten performances in all.

Please prepare a short comic monologue, or story joke in the style of delivery of this show. One minute maximum, but long enough to establish a character portrayal and style in your delivery.
In addition, you may be asked to demonstrate simple movement/dance skills, and/or basic tap steps. Wear or bring whatever shoes may help you. Also Please prepare 16-32 bars of an up-tempo song in the vaudeville comic style. Be prepared to show the ability to use a character voice as appropriate to the song. You may be asked to demonstrate range and/or other styles of voice if necessary. Bring sheet music in the right key. The accompanist will NOT transpose! No CD tracks, karaoke, or a cappella singing Bring a headshot and resume.

All roles, unless otherwise announced, are open. RCT encourages anyone who is interested to audition and is always eager to welcome new faces and fresh talent to its stage. Except as specifically required by the author for certain roles, Renton Civic Theatre has a non-discrimination casting policy, open to members of all races, sexes, creeds, orientations, and abilities. We encourage members of diverse backgrounds and abilities to audition for our productions To schedule an audition time, email your requested time to auditions@rentoncivictheatre.org

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