Auditions

THE WIZARD OF OZ

 

Due to the impending storm, we have to rearrange our audition schedule.

Please read carefully:

Tuesday auditions have been cancelled.

You may come at the same time as your original audition slot on Friday, February 16th OR Tuesday February 20th between 6:30PM to 7:30PM.

Thursday auditions remain the same.

Callbacks will now be on Tuesday, February 20th from 7:30PM-10:00PM.

If you are unable to make it to the new audition or callback day, please let us know ASAP and we will have you send in a video submission.

Please direct any and all questions to pdevlin2324@gmail.com

Sincerely,
The Wizard of Oz Production Team

 
 

Director – Paulie Devlin
Music Director – Jordan Oczkowski
Choreographer – Emily Herschlag
Stage Manager – Stefani Wood

Rehearsals: March 3-24
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30PM-9:30PM (Children released 8:30)
Tech Week: 4/28-5/1
Performances: May 3-19

Please prepare 45-60 seconds of a song in the style of the show, and to please bring clearly marked sheet music to give to our accompanist

Character Breakdown Below
 

Dorothy Gale– female presenting age range: 14-18 An innocent young lady with a streak of boldness, outspoken and headstrong, who dearly loves her family, friends, and dog. Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, but she is lonely and dreams of escaping to a wonderful, far-off place.

Aunt Em/Glinda the Good– female presenting, age range: 30-50, vocal range: G3-C5 A farmer’s wife and Dorothy’s aunt who is firm but also warm and caring. An honest, hard worker, with a strong moral compass. Glinda the Good Witch of the North watches over Dorothy and her friends. She is caring and nurturing and is a great aid to anyone in need. She must portray dignity and grace.

Uncle Henry/Professor Marble/ The Doorman/ The Wizard– Male presenting, age range 30-50. Uncle Henry is Dorothy’s Uncle and caretaker, he is a hardworking farmer who is rough around the edges, he loves Dorothy but doesn’t know how to express that. Prof Marble is a lovable con man and fortune teller with a good heart and a jolly sense of humor. He is a crafty showman with an actor’s flair for the dramatic. The Doorman is a comical character in the Emerald City who guards the city’s gates. The Wizard is a regular man behind a big charade. He uses theatrics to fool people. He is educated, resourceful, and quick-witted. He thinks he is always doing what is right.

Zeke/The Cowardly Lion– Any gender age range 18-50 A farmhand. A big talker, but he is really a softie who frightens easily. Dorothy’s third friend in Oz. An endearing character with self-esteem issues, he seeks courage but already stands up for his friends and faces his fears.

Hickory/ The Tinman– Any gender, age range 18-50. A farmhand. Kind, sweet, and friendly. A hopeless romantic. Dorothy’s second friend in Oz. Kind, polite, and gentlemanly, he seeks a heart but is already a tender spirit. (tap dancer preferred)

Hunk/The Scarecrow– Any gender age range 18-50. A farmhand. A bit of a know-it-all but also a clumsy, friendly person.Dorothy’s first friend in Oz. Silly and clumsy, but loyal and caring. He seeks a brain but is already smart and inquisitive.
Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch of the West- Any gender, age range 30-60. A rich, mean woman who lives near Dorothy and her family. She hates Dorothy and Toto and anything that exudes joy and happiness. Vengeful and mean, the Wicked Witch is ruthless in her attempt to hurt Dorothy and steal her ruby slippers.

 

Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch of the West– Any gender, age range 30-60. A rich, mean woman who lives near Dorothy and her family. She hates Dorothy and Toto and anything that exudes joy and happiness. Vengeful and mean, the Wicked Witch is ruthless in her attempt to hurt Dorothy and steal her ruby slippers.

Munchkin Ensemble– age range 7-13 the citizens of Munchkin land, many featured roles including Mayor, Coroner, Barrister, etc.

Ensemble– age range 14-60 Crows, Trees, Ozians, Winkies, Monkeys, Featured dance ensemble, etc.

THE PROM: SCHOOL EDITION

2024 Summer Teen Production


Singing audition slots:
3:30PM-6:30PM (see link to sign up for a slot)
Dance Call: 6:30-7:30
Callbacks: 7:30-9:30

Directed by: Stefani Wood
Choreographed by: TBD
Music Directed by: Trey Lundquist
Stage Managed and Costumed by: Paulie Devlin

We will be holding singing auditions from 3:30PM-6:30PM followed by a brief dance call and callbacks. Please sign up for a singing audition slot at the link provided.

There is a $25 non-refundable fee to audition. To pay the fee, you may log in to your Studio Director account and pay for the audition fee under “AUDITIONS -THE PROM: SCHOOL EDITION” OR you may sign up at the link provided and bring cash or check to the audition. Students will not be permitted to audition without paying the fee at check in or online.

Audition Requirements:

Please prepare a brief song (60-75 seconds) from the show or in the style of the show. Please provide legible sheet music, copied front to back, in a binder for our accompanist.

Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes for dancing. All students will be asked to stay for the dance call

If you are asked to stay for callbacks, callback material will be provided at auditions. Please note: Not all students will be asked to stay for callbacks, but all students will be cast in the show.

If you have additional questions, please email the director, Stefani Wood, and she will be happy to assist you! stefani@rtwboston.org

Video Submissions:

While it’s always best to try to make it to auditions in person, if you have a conflict and cannot be at auditions, please send us a video by April 25th with 1-2 brief songs from the show or in the style of the show as well as your headshot, resume and conflicts you may have between June 24th and August 4th. Please email your video submission to stefani@rtwboston.org

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