Audition

2020-21 General Auditions

 

Seeking Video Audition Submissions in lieu of the cancelled April 25th, 26th and 27th General Auditions.

Prepare a video of two contrasting songs (16-32 bars) in the style of the show(s) and dance combinations (link below). You are welcome to sing from the show. We are seeking performers of all ethnicity. For consideration, email photo, resume and audition form (link below), along with your video to kmouser@stumptownstages.org.

Submission Deadline is April 27, 2020.

Dance Audition Link Coming Soon (link to be active by 3/31/20)

Audition Form

NEED HELP WITH YOUR AUDITION MUSIC?

Our musical director(s) Adam Joseph Young and Andrew Bray are offering to create a mp-3 music file of your audition music ($6 for 1 selection or $10 for 2 selections).

Please email your music to Andrew Bray at amichaelbray@gmail.com or Adam Young at gardenofadam@gmail.com

 

Payment can be made through Venmo at:

Andrew Bray @Andrewmichaelbray

or

Adam Young @gardenofadam13

PIPPIN

Rehearsals Begin: 9/8/20

Performances: 10/08/20-11/01/20

 

Directed/Choreographed by Christopher George Patterson

Musical Direction: Adam Joseph Young

Producing Artistic Director: Kirk Mouser

 

Character Breakdown

Leading Player

The ultimate 'ring leader.' Masterfully charming and manipulative, the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through his own story and tries to intervene at the end. excellent dancer. Obsessed with putting on a great show for the audience.

Gender: Any

Vocal range top: Ab4

Vocal range bottom: Db3

 

Pippin

Our story's young and confused protagonist. He is longing to find his purpose in life. Naive, innocent, and discontent. Eventually finds love, and meaning in life, with Catherine and Theo.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 21

Vocal range top: Ab4

Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Charles

Pippin's demanding father. As the King of the Holy Roman Empire, Charlemagne is more comfortable wielding a sword than breaking bread. He wears his years with great pride.

Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 60

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Lewis

Pippin's half-brother. 

 

Fastrada

Pippin's conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart. Skilled at using her sexual appeal to benefit her and her son.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Berthe

Pippin's saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace, and sass. She tries to help Pippin and encourages him to live his life to the fullest.

Gender: Female

Age: 67 to 67

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Catherine

A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic, who possesses graceful elegance. Encounters Pippin at his lowest point and eventually falls in love with him.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: Db5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

 

Theo

Catherine's son. 

Gender: Male

Age: 6 to 10

 

Ensemble

Charlemagnes Army, Monks, Nobility, Peasants, The Players

 

 

ANNIE

Rehearsals Begin: 10/25/20

Performances: 11/27/20-12/20/20

 

Directed/Choreographed by Christopher George Patterson

Musical Direction: Adam Joseph Young

Producing Artistic Director: Kirk Mouser

Character Breakdown

Annie

A street-wise orphan; she is eventually taken in by Oliver Warbucks. Spunky, friendly, big-voiced.

Gender: Female

Age: 10 to 12

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Warbucks

A successful businessman with a warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, bullish.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 55

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Grace Farrell

Faithful secretary to Mr. Oliver Warbucks. Poised, sweet, gentle.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

Orphans

The other girls in the orphanage with Annie. These girls are gritty, neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and potentially loveable. Includes Molly, Kate, Tessie, Pepper, July, and Duffy.

Gender: Female

Age: 6 to 13

 

Servants

The servants at the Warbucks mansion. Includes Drake, Mrs. Pugh, Mrs. Greer, Cecille, and Annette.

Gender: Any

Age: 20 to 50

 

Miss Hannigan

The orphanage matron who hates children but is fond of liquor. Very disillusioned, bitter, and cold.

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Rooster

Miss Hannigan's no-good brother looking for a quick buck. A sleazy, slick con man.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Lily

Rooster's girlfriend, who is also out for a quick buck. She is considered to be a floozy and bimbo.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Bert Healy

The ultimate radio personality. He helps Annie by broadcasting about the search for her birth parents.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: E4

 

Roosevelt

The 32nd President of the United States. A Democrat and friend of Warbucks.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 60

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

 

Ensemble

Servants (Drake, Mrs. Greer, Mrs. Pugh), Boylan Sisters, Cabinet Mambers, Hooverville Citizens

Gender: Any

 

THE FULL MONTY

Rehearsals Begin: 12/21/20

Performances: 1/21/21-2/14/21

 

Director: Patrick Nims

Choreographer: Jeff George

Musical Direction: Adam Joseph Young

Producing Artistic Director: Kirk Mouser

Character Breakdown

Jerry Lukowski

An unemployed mill worker, fighting to maintain his pride and the custody of his only son. All-American jock and the definitive man's man. Spontaneous. Very prideful.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: D6

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Pam Lukowski

Jerry's estranged wife and high school sweetheart. She wants what is best for her son. Strong business woman, but also compassionate and motherly.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Dave Bukatinsky

Jerry's best friend and fellow unemployed mill worker. Very much a man's man, but more of a follower than leader. The definitive sidekick. Prideful. Self-conscious about his size.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: E6

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Georgie Bukatinsky

Dave's wife. She loves her husband, and worries about him. Loud, outgoing and brash. She is the "leader" of her group of girlfriends.

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Harold Nichols

An unemployed supervisor at the mill. Hot Metal's choreographer. Thinks his worth comes from providing for his wife, so he hides his unemployment from her.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Vicki Nichols

Harold's wife. She enjoys the finer things in life. Loves her husband more than anything, and supports him no matter what.

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Malcolm Macgregor

An unemployed mill worker. Lives at home with his mother. Depressed, suicidal, awkward, and feeble. Pigeon-chested. Finds comfort in Ethan.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: E6

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Ethan Girard

An unemployed mill worker. Lonely. Has a blind determination and confidence to succeed. Finds company with Malcolm.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: D3

 

Noah "horse" T. Simmons

A retired mill worker. Embarrassed about being an "average sized" Black man. Despite being old and slow when walking, he still has explosive dance moves. Frequently grumpy.

Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 60

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: F2

 

Jeanette Burmeister

A piano player of indeterminate years and show-business pro. Sassy, quick-witted, and larger than life. Has slowed down in recent years.

Gender: Female

Age: 65 to 75

Vocal range top: B5

Vocal range bottom: F4

 

Ensemble

 

THE PRODUCERS

Rehearsals Begin: 4/27/21

Performances: 5/29/21-6/20/21

 

Director: Jon Kretzu

Choreographer: Christopher George Patterson

Musical Direction: Adam Joseph Young

Producing Artistic Director: Kirk Mouser

Character Breakdown

Max Bialystock

The consummate con man. Naturally animated and bombastic, he is never at a loss for charm and manners. Typically conspires with Leo.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 55

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Leo Bloom

An accountant. Boring and mousy, he is a hesitant optimist who longs for something more. Dragged into a scheme by Max.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Franz Liebkind

German loyalist playwright. From his lederhosen to his pigeon, Adolph, his love for the motherland is unmistakable. He is imposing yet tender.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 55

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: F2

 

Rogers Debris

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.

Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 60

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: G#2

 

Carmen Ghia

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.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Ulla Inga Hansen Benson Yonsen Tallen-hallen Svaden-svanson

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.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Ensemble

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

If unable to send in a video submission, please mail picture and resume to: Stumptown Stages c/o Casting: PO Box 82, Lake Oswego, OR 97034, or email kmouser@stumptownstages.org

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