Auditions - Call for Artists
Fort Bragg, CA, Unknown
Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th, at Eagles Hall in Fort Bragg.
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.
Please bring a headshot, if possible.
A monologue no longer than one minute. Memorization is preferred but not required. The character in the monologue should be one of the same age and gender as the actor.
The song, or part of a song, should be no longer than two minutes and should demonstrate the singer’s range.
It is your choice as to whether you would like accompaniment or would prefer to sing a cappella. If you want accompaniment you will need to bring sheet music.
You must note all conflicts for rehearsals on your audition form
Please arrive 10 minutes before your audition time
You must be available for all rehearsals during the last two weeks before opening night
You must be available for all performances
CASTING: Ages 14+ The role of Amy will be cast by an actress who can play both a 12 and 20 year old.
PERFORMANCES: July 24 – August 16. Performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 3:00.
JO MARCH– The main character who stands up for everything she believes in. Passionate, adventurous and brave. (Vocal Range E3-A5 (Belt/Mix), Age Range 18-23)
MEG MARCH – The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. (Vocal Range A#3-Gb5 (Soprano), Age Range 20-25)
BETH MARCH – The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, giving and optimistic. (Vocal Range A3-G5 (Soprano), Age Range 16-21)
AMY MARCH– The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. (Vocal Range Cb4-Gb5 (Soprano/Mix), Age Range 14-18)
MARMEE MARCH –The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, courageous in spite of difficulties. (Vocal Range Eb3-Eb5 (Mezzo Soprano), Age Range 45-55)
LAURIE LAURENCE– The bright-eyed-boy-next-door with considerable charm. (Vocal Range Bb2-Bb4 (Tenor), Age Range 18-23)
AUNT MARCH– A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. (Vocal Range E3-F5 (Soprano), Age Range 35-60)
MR. JOHN BROOKE – Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion until he falls in love with Meg. (Vocal Range C#3 – F#4 (Bari-Tenor), Age Range 25-35)
PROFESSOR BHAER – A German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house. (Vocal Range G2-F#4 (Baritone), Age Range 25-45)
MR. LAURENCE – Laurie’s grandfather who lives next door. Slightly crotchety. (Vocal Range D3-E4 (Baritone), Age Range 55-70)
MRS. KIRK & WEEKLY VOLCANO PRESS CHARACTERS (Troll, Clarissa, Rodrigo II, Knight, Rodrigo, Hag, Braxton) – These roles will be double cast with the leads. There will be no ensemble.