Audition Info

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  • CHILDREN CASTING CALL: “The Who’s TOMMY”
  • CHILDREN CASTING CALL: “Les Miserables”

CHILDREN CASTING CALL: “The Who’s TOMMY”

PRODUCTION DATES

  • First Full Company Rehearsal: Monday, December 22, 2014
  • First Performance: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
  • Closing: Sunday, February 15, 2015

AUDITIONS

What: Children’s Auditions

When: Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

SIGN UPS will begin at 10:30 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m.  No arrivals after 2:00 p.m. will be accepted.

Where: The Copley Theatre; 8 E. Galena Blvd.; Second Floor; Aurora, IL 60506

CALLBACKS

Callbacks will be held on Friday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Please DO NOT attend this initial audition if you are unable to attend the callbacks.  You will be contacted by the Tuesday after the initial auditions if we would like you to attend the callbacks.

SEEKING

Two boys, 4 and 10 years of age for the roles of:

  • Young Tommy age 4, no taller than approx. 48”  Description:  A child shocked into blindness and deafness by witnessing the murder of his mother’s lover.  Actor should have strong acting chops, a nice singing voice and intense focus.  Athletic ability and tumbling experience a plus.
  • Young Tommy age 10, unchanged voice, no taller than approx. 54”  Description: Even though he is blind and deaf, Tommy is becoming a pinball sensation.  Actor should have strong acting chops, a nice singing voice and intense focus.  Athletic ability and tumbling experience a plus.

The children will be measured for height and photographed at the initial audition.

Children must be strong, honest actor/singers with good movement skills.  They must have excellent listening skills and great focus.

PREPARATION

Please bring a current head shot and resume.  Please prepare one, 32 bar selection of a song appropriate for the show.  They are welcome to sing from the show, but they must bring their own music.  A score will NOT be provided.  Children must bring sheet music, clearly marked in the appropriate key.  Chord charts and melody lines only will NOT be accepted.

PRODUCTION TEAM

Jim Corti – Director
Katie Spelman – Choreographer
Tom Vendafreddo – Music Director
Jennette Nohl – Company Manager

Please direct any and all inquiries to:

Jennette Nohl
Broadway Series Company Manager
jennetten@paramountarts.com

Correspondence for Jim Corti, Katie Spelman and Tom Vendafreddo MUST go through the Paramount Theatre.

CHILDREN CASTING CALL: “Les Miserables”

PRODUCTION DATES

  • First Full Company Rehearsal: Monday, February 23, 2015
  • First Performance: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
  • Closing: Sunday, April 26, 2015

AUDITIONS

What: Children’s Auditions

When: Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

SIGN UPS will begin at 10:30 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m.  No arrivals after 2:00 p.m. will be accepted.

Where: The Copley Theatre; 8 E. Galena Blvd.; Second Floor; Aurora, IL 60506

CALLBACKS

Callbacks will be held on Friday, August 1 from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.  Please DO NOT attend this initial audition if you are unable to attend the callbacks.  You will be contacted by the Tuesday after the initial auditions if we would like you to attend the callbacks.

SEEKING

One boy, about 12 years of age for the role of:

  • Gavroche, no taller than approx. 58”  Description:  Thrown out by his parents, the Thenardiers, Gavroche is a precocious, streetwise urchin who courageously dies on the barricade helping the revolutionaries.  Actor should possess strong acting and singing abilities.

Two girls, about 5 years of age for the roles of:

  • Young Eponine, no taller than approx. 42”  Description: The daughter of the Thenardiers, Eponine is a tomboy who delights the lowlifes of her father’s tavern.  Actor cover the role of Young Cosette.
  • Young Cosette, no taller than approx. 42”  Description: Cosette is the daughter of impoverished Fantine who sends Cosette to live with the Thenardiers.  She is horribly mistreated by her caretakers and lives in a constant state of fear.  She uses the song “Castle on a Cloud” to comfort herself before being rescued by Jean Valjean.

The children will be measured for height and photographed at the initial audition.

Children must be strong, honest actor/singers with good movement skills.  They must have excellent listening skills and great focus.

These roles may or may not be double cast.

PREPARATION

Please bring a current head shot and resume.  Please prepare one, 32 bar selection of a song appropriate for the show.  They are welcome to sing from the show, but they must bring their own music.  A score will NOT be provided.  Children must bring sheet music, clearly marked in the appropriate key.  Chord charts and melody lines only will NOT be accepted.

PRODUCTION TEAM

Jim Corti – Director and Choreographer
Tom Vendafreddo – Music Director
Jennette Nohl – Company Manager

Please direct any and all inquiries to:

Jennette Nohl
Broadway Series Company Manager
jennetten@paramountarts.com

Correspondence for Jim Corti and Tom Vendafreddo MUST go through the Paramount Theatre.