Audition Opportunities Castaways Repertory Theatre is a community theatre; as such there is no pay involved. Both seasoned actors and first timers are encouraged to audition.AUDITION INFORMATIONWe do color-, gender-, and age-blind casting. The actor’s abilities are more important than their race, gender, and age for every role in the show. The only exception is when children are required or where historical accuracy or traditional roles outweigh blind casting.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~FOR PRING 2018 MAINSTAGE* PRODUCTION OF:

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast

Director Zina Bleck

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman Tim Rice

Book byLinda Woolverton

Directed by Zina Bleck:  artisticdirector@castawaystheatre.org

Musical Director – Jack Dusek

Choreographer – Caroline Scarborough

Stage Manager – Michelle Macdonald

Auditions:

February 8, Thursday – 7:00-9:30

February 10, Saturday – 10:00AM–1:00 PM

Auditions will consist of:

1) Song – It’s fine to select a song from the show (please bring your own accompaniment music. Recorded music on an electronic device is fine. A piano is available.)

2) One minute monologue – does not have to be memorized.

3) A short dance routine will be taught.

4) There might be readings from the script TBD

Any questions: Contact – zina.bleck@gmail.com, (703) 615-6626 (texts preferred to calls).

Location:  The Ferlazzo Building, 15941 Donald Curtis Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191. Look for signs to audition room.

Performances:May 4 Evening May 5 Matinee May 5 Evening May 11 Evening May 12 Evening May 13 Matinee May 18 Evening May 19 Matinee May 19 Evening May 25 Evening May 26 Evening May 27 Matinee

Character Breakdown:

Belle A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life. Gender: Female Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3

Beast A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior.  (The role of the Beast and the Prince may be played by two different actors) Gender: Male Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: A2

Gaston The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest.Gender: Male Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: A2

Maurice Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world.Gender: Male Vocal range top: Db4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Cogsworth A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough.Gender: Male Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: A2

Mrs. Potts A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful.Gender: Female Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: F#3

Lumiere A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant.Gender: Male Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: F#2

Chip An enchanted teacup and Mrs. Potts’ darling little boy. He is innocent, playful, and bright-eyed.Gender: Male Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Babette A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere’s affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid.Gender: Female Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: C4

Madame De La Grande Bouche A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality.Gender: Female Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: C#4

LefouGaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.Gender: Male Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: B2

Monsieur D’arque The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle.Gender: Male Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D3

Ensemble

Wolves

Enchanted Objects

Townspeople ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer and help out in any capacity (training is available), please email  the Beauty and the Beast Director, Zina Bleck: artisticdirector@castawaystheatre.org or email info@castawaystheatre.org or call the Castaways number 703-232-1710.

Rehearsals: Ferlazzo Building, Woodbridge.• Rehearsals Schedules will be based on cast availability. Actors are called only when needed.• Dates may be subject to change according to Weather, Space Availability, Etc.• Any conflicts not listed after final production schedule has been developed is on the actor/actress to resolve; otherwise attendance is still required.• Closed Rehearsals:  Cast, Crew, and Production Staff Only. No guests allowed without Director authorization.Note: Rehearsal dates may be subject to change. Keep checking this page and/or Facebook Specific Production cast page for more specific information as the audition date approaches.*Ferlazzo Mainstage Location Map and Directions: Please see Directions under the “Productions” tab above._______________________________________________

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