Auditions

Auditions - Auditions at Casa Mañana Theatre


The Wizard of Oz Auditions – TYA Collection
Apprentice Auditions (ages 14-19) – Carrie: The Musical
The Producers Auditions


The Wizard of Oz Auditions

TYA Collection
 
Director: Joe Sturgeon
Choreographer: Merrill West Music Director: Chris Widomski
Producer: Wally Jones
 
Rehearsals begin on Monday, April 8, 2019
Performances are April 18 – May 14, 2019 at Casa Mañana Theatre.
Please note that Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day time hours.
 
All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in a binder for 16-32 bars in the standard Broadway or style of the show. An accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.
 
No submissions at this time please.
 
Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio B, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (located directly behind the theatre). Please arrive on time and sign in.
 
Casa Mañana and Actor’s Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Equity and Non-Equity contracts available.
 
Sunday, February 10, 2019 – Vocal appointments
By appointment only!
Vocal appointments begin at 9:00am
Callbacks will be the same day. Movement will be required at callbacks.

Roles:

 
Uncle Henry (Male, 45-65, vocal range Eb3-F4)
A Kansas farmer and Dorothy’s uncle.
 
Aunt Em (Female, 45-65, vocal range D4-A5)
Dorothy’s aunt and Henry’s wife. A typical midwestern farm worker, her main concern is the upkeep of her farm.
 
Dorothy (Female, 15-20, vocal range C4-B5)
The pretty young heroine, she is transported to Oz from her home in Kansas. Initially dreams of leaving her dull Kansas life, but discovers that home is where her heart is.
 
1st Munchkin (20-30, vocal range D3-F4)
One of the residents of Munchkinland, he talks in a high-pitched voice with zany, comedic characterizations.
 
2nd Munchkin (20-30, vocal range D3-G4)
One of the residents of Munchkinland, he talks in a high-pitched voice with zany, comedic characterizations.
 
Glinda The Good (30-50, vocal range D4-G5)
The Good Witch of the North. Beautiful and graceful. Both ethereal and somewhat whimsical, she helps guide Dorothy once she lands in Oz.
 
Wicked Witch Of The West (30-60, vocal range F#3-E5)
The villain of the story, she is bent on grabbing Dorothy after she accidentally kills her sister and takes her shoes. A comedic villainess who is also crafty and menacing.
 
Scarecrow (Male, 20-50, vocal range C3-G4)
A corn field fixture who joins Dorothy to get a brain from the Wizard. Kind and clumsy, he realizes that a new hat is all he needs to unlock the potential of his brain.
 
Tin Man (Male, 20-50, vocal range C3-F4)
A very mechanical man who believes he doesn’t have a heart. Joins Dorothy on her quest. Wide-eyed and gentle, but moves like a robot.
 
Cowardly Lion (Male, 20-50, vocal range C3-F4)
A beast of the forest, venturing to Oz to get courage from the Wizard. He is frightened of everything, and his terror and subsequent sadness is extremely over-the-top. By the end, he is able to find his confidence.
 
Adult Ensemble/Youth Ensemble

Additional Munchkins
Emerald City People
Additional Winged Monkeys


Apprentice Auditions (ages 14-19) – Carrie: The Musical

For more information, please visit our Apprentice Program page.
 
Book By Lawrence D. Cohen
Music By Michael Gore
Lyrics By Dean Pitchford
Based on the novel by Stephen King
 
Rehearsals begin on July 15, 2019
Performances are August 2-4, 2019 at Casa Mañana Theatre.
Please note that Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day time hours.
 
All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in a binder for 16-32 bars in the standard Broadway or style of the show. An accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.
 
No submissions at this time please.
 
Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio B, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (located directly behind the theatre). Please arrive on time and sign in.
 
Casa Mañana and Actor’s Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
 
Sunday, March 17, 2019 – Vocal appointments
By appointment only!
Vocal appointments begin at 1:00pm
Callbacks, if warranted, will be held immediately following. Movement may be required.

Roles:

 
Carrie White (Female, Lead, Soprano)
Main character; shy outcast who uses telekinetic powers for revenge.
 
Margaret White (Female, Lead, Soprano)
Main antagonist; Carrie’s overprotective and abusive mother.
 
Sue Snell (Female, Supporting, Mezzo-Soprano)
Most popular girl at school
 
Chris Hargensen (Female, Supporting, Mezzo-Soprano)
Another antagonist; bullies Carrie at the prom.
 
Miss Gardner (Female, Supporting, Alto)
Carrie’s ‘Fairy Godmother’; a teacher at the school.
 
Tommy Ross (Male, Supporting, Tenor)
Sue’s boyfriend; Carries version of Prince Charming.
 
Billy Nolan (Male, Featured, Baritone)
Chris’ boyfriend; helps pull off prank on Carrie.
 
Mr. Stephens (Male, Featured, Baritone)
Well-intentioned English Teacher and guidance counselor; overwhelmed and underpaid.
 
Ensemble

Sue’s Interrogators (Ensemble, spoken)
Freida (Female, Ensemble, Mezzo-Soprano)
Norma (Female, Ensemble, Mezzo-Soprano)
Helen (Female, Ensemble, Mezzo-Soprano)
George (Male, Ensemble, Tenor)
Stokes (Male, Ensemble, Tenor)
Freddy (Male, Ensemble, Tenor)



The Producers Auditions

 
Book By Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics By Mel Brooks
 
Director/Choreographer: Courtney Young
Music Director: Edward G. Robinson
Producer: Wally Jones
 
Rehearsals begin on May 20, 2019
Performances are June 1-9, 2019 at Casa Mañana Theatre.
Please note that Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day time hours.
 
All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in your key and in a binder for 16-32 bars in the style of Broadway or in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.
 
Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (located directly behind the theatre). Please arrive on time and sign in.
 
Casa Mañana and Actor’s Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Equity and Non-Equity contracts available.
 
You only need to make one appointment. If you are a singer who dances, a vocal appointment would suit you best. If you are a dancer who sings, make a reservation for the dance call.
 

Thursday, March 21, 2019 – Vocal appointments

By appointment only!
Vocal appointments begin at 9:00am
If called back, you may be asked to attend the dance call on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Friday, March 22, 2019 – Dance Call

By appointment only!
Men 10:00AM
Women 12:00pm
Callbacks, if warranted, will be after the dance call.
If called back, dancers may be required to sing.
Flats recommended. Women – bring heels just in case.

Roles:

Max Bialystock (Male, 40-55, vocal range A2-F#4)
The consummate con man. Naturally animated and bombastic, he is never at a loss for charm and manners. Typically conspires with Leo.
 
Leo Bloom (Male, 35-45, vocal range A2-F4)
An accountant. Boring and mousy, he is a hesitant optimist who longs for something more. Dragged into a scheme by Max.
 
Franz Liebkind (Male, 35-55, vocal range F2-G4)
German loyalist playwright. From his lederhosen to his pigeon, Adolph, his love for the motherland is unmistakable. He is imposing yet tender.
 
Rogers Debris (Male, 50-60, vocal range G#2-G4)
New York’s most famous and flamboyant stage director. Surrounds himself with deliciously beautiful clothing, people, and possessions. In a crowd, it would be impossible to miss him.
 
Carmen Ghia (Male, 25-35, vocal range C3-A4)
Roger Debris’ faithful assistant. Carmen is severe in looks and passion for Roger. He may appear younger than he actually is thanks to skilled surgeons.
 
Ulla Inga Hansen Benson Yonsen Tallen-hallen Svaden-svanson (Female, 20-30, vocal range A3-G5)
A young and hopeful actress. Though her beauty might eclipse her talent, Ulla is passionate about life and art. Quite a clueless seductress in some ways.
 
Ensemble

Accountants
Bavarian Peasants
Convicts
First Nighters
Little Old Ladies
Storm Troopers
Chorus Girls
Girl Prisoners
Usherettes