Local Theatre Auditions/Calls for Entry

Updated: Wednesday, January 26, 2021

 

AUDITIONS

February 5 & 6: Drinking Habits, Here Lies Jeremy Troy, and Silent Sky - Richmond Hill Barn TheatreAuditions for the comedy Drinking Habits by Tom Smith, directed by Mike Skiles, with the show running March 31-April 7; the comedy Here Lies Jeremy Troy by Jack Sharkey, directed by Dana Skiles, with the show running in June 2-12; and the drama Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Jennifer Kingry, with the show running July 14-24; roles are available for up to seven males and 11 females, ages ranging from 20s through 50s; be prepared to read from the scripts; Richmond Hill Barn Theatre (600 Robinson Drive, Geneseo IL). For information, call (309)944-2244. Saturday, February 5 (1 - 3 p.m.), Sunday, February 6 (1 - 3 p.m.).

February 11 & 12: Delval Divas - Prairie Arts CouncilAuditions for Barbara Pease Weber's comedy about six women in a correctional facility, running April 29 - May 1, directed by Ellen Marincic. Seeking six women ages 30s to 60s. Be prepared to read from the script. Prairie Arts Center (24 Park Avenue East, Princeton IL). For information, e-mail Ehmarincic@sbcglobal.netFriday, February 11 (7 p.m.), Saturday, February 12 (1 p.m.).

February 12 & 13: Tuck Everlasting - The Spotlight TheatreAuditions for the Broadway musical based on the children's novel by Natalie Babbitt, running June 3 - 12, directed by Becca Johnson. Bring a prepared 16-32 bar song of your choice in the style of contemporary Broadway or a folk song; an accompanist will be provided so be sure to mark your music so it is easy to read. You may also bring in a track to sing along with if that is more comfortable, as we will have a blue tooth speaker available. Wear or bring comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes for the dance call; you will learn a short combo to be performed in a small group in front of the production staff. Mst be 11 years old at the time of the audition. Rehearsals begin April 18; callbacks Sunday February 13, if needed. The Spotlight Theatre (1800 Seventh Avenue, Moline IL). For information, call (309)912-7647 and e-mail info@thespotlighttheatreqc.comSaturday, February 12 (noon - 2 p.m.), Sunday, February 13 (12:30 - 2 p.m.).

February 18, 19, 20, & 26: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella - Quad City Music GuildAuditions for the Tony-winning fairytale musical, running July 8 - 17, directed by Harold Truitt. Prepare to sing, dance, and read from the script. February 27 callbacks if needed. Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue, Moline IL). For information, call (309)762-6610. Friday, February 18 (Kids Only: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.), Saturday, February 19 (12:30 - 2:30 p.m.), Sunday, February 20 (3 - 5 p.m.), Saturday, February 26 (10 a.m. - noon).

February 19, 20, & 26: Something Rotten! - Quad City Music GuildAuditions for the Tony-winning musical slapstick set during the Renaissance, running June 10-19, directed by Steph Delacy. Prepare 32 bars of an upbeat and comedic song that shows your vocal range as well as your comedic chops. All auditionees will take part in a 32-count tap combo taught onsite; bring tap shoes if you own them, otherwise jazz shoes or clean tennis shoes are fine. February 27 callbacks if needed. Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue, Moline IL). For information, call (309)762-6610. Saturday, February 19 (3 - 5 p.m.), Sunday, February 20 (10 a.m. - noon), Saturday, February 26 (12:30 - 2:30 p.m.).

 

CALLS FOR ENTRY

Through April 30: Disney's Beauty & the Beast - Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse. Seeking performers for the Tony-winning fairytale musical based on the Oscar-winning animated classic running May 18 - July 16, directed by Shane Hall, music directed by Ron May. Seeking actors ages 18 to 50 to play Belle, Beast, Gaston, and members of the ensemble. Submit a resume and headshot, a verse and chorus of a traditional up-tempo Broadway song (numbers from the show are acceptable), a dance reel, and a brief comedic monologue. Rehearsals begin May 2; all roles in the professional production are paid. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 Third Avenue, Rock Island IL). For information, contact producer Denny Hitchcock at dpjh@circa21.com. Through Saturday, April 30.

 

Send information on forthcoming auditions and calls for entry to calendar@rcreader.com.

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