Audition Information

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For those who are interested in auditioning and who can commit to the show production schedule please review the below information.

Audition Form (there will also be forms available at auditions)

Audition Breakdown, Dates, and Times:

Sunday, May 20, 2018
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Munchkin Auditions (Children ages 7-12)*
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Open Auditions

Monday, May 21, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Open Auditions

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm Call Backs (please note there will be callbacks)

*If your child is interested in auditioning to be a Munchkin and you are unable to attend Sunday’s audition time you are able to audition during any of the general audition times however the dance audition will be by themselves.

Not Able to Audition at the time and dates above but Want to…
If you are unable to audition you may submit a video audition by sending the link or video to auditions@mvctohio.org no later than May 20, 2018, or you will not be considered.

Audition Location
The Armory Arts and Events Center (127 E Clinton St, Napoleon, OH 43545)

AUDITION DETAILS

General Auditions

Open Auditions

  1. Completed Audition Form (available on the website and on the day of auditions) Please ensure ALL conflicts are noted on the audition form.
  2. A 15-bar song of their choice. No longer than 2 minutes. Vocal selection from a musical that best showcases vocal range. Music from the show is allowed. (preferred a cappella or may use a cd or sheet music –accompaniment is available if necessary).
  3. A dialogue excerpt from the script below (or website)
  4. Be prepared for a short dance routine. All who are auditioning must participate in the dance audition no matter what part you are auditioning for.
  5. Have prepared one of the show songs listed below. You may be asked to sing it during Open Auditions

Munchkin Auditions (Children ages 7-12)

  1. Parent or Guardian (however will not be in audition room)
  2. Completed Audition Form (available on the website and on the day of auditions) Please ensure ALL conflicts are noted on the audition form.
  3. Prepared to sing one of the following songs or something similar to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, It’s Bitsy Spider, Bingo.
  4. Familiar with short dance routine available via YouTube approx. 2 weeks prior to auditions and will have time to review at auditions (All who are auditioning must participate in the dance audition no matter what part you are auditioning for.)
  5. A dialogue excerpt from the script below (or website)
  6. If necessary, we may play a few notes and have you sing them back.

Participation Fee
Please note there will be a participation fee (costume fee) if cast of between $25 – $50 dollars depending on the part you are cast in. If you are unable to afford the participation fee but want to audition please doPlease do not let the fee get in the way of auditioning. There are many ways for you to pay the fee (i.e. program ad sales and donations collected).  If you have questions please email us at auditions@mvctohio.org

Audition Song Selections (Only if Judges Ask for you to sing)

Dorothy – Over the Rainbow
Scarecrow – If I Only Had a Brain
Cowardly Lion – If I was the King of the Forest
Tinman – If I only had a Heart

Audition Script Selections (click to download and print specific audition script selection)

Munchkin: All Munchkins should prepare to read the lines of the Mayor. A member of the audition team will read the other Character lines.

Munchkin Audition Side

General: Please prepare one side listed below. Please note that you may be asked to read another side during General Auditions. You may also audition with a monologue of your choice as well.

Dorothy Audition Side

Scarecrow Audition Side

Tinman Audition Side

Lion Audition Side

Wicked Witch Audition Side

The Great Oz Audition Side

*If you are interested in auditioning for the Chorus please select whichever side you prefer.

Chorography Auditions

Munchkin:
Ding Dong the Witch is Dead (Video will be posted approx. 2 weeks prior to auditions)

General:
Jitterbug (A portion of the dance will be taught at auditions.)

Call Back Auditions – May 22, 2018

Each person called back will be provided a scene from the script and a specific song to sing. All who are called back should review We’re off to See the Wizard song as well. These callbacks you will more than likely be paired up with others who have been called back.

Scenes will be emailed and/or handed out before callbacks.

Call Back Choreography:
We’re off to See the Wizard
Jitterbug

Casting List

The Final Cast List will be posted after auditions. Please note that some parts may not be cast until during rehearsal

Dorothy Gale
Aunt Em (Glinda*)
Uncle Henry (Emerald City Guard*)
Hunk (The Scarecrow*)
Hickory (The Tin Woodman*)
Zeke (The Cowardly Lion*)
Miss Almira Gulch (The Wicked Witch of the West*)
Professor Chester Marvel (The Wizard of Oz*)
Chorus/Ensemble
Munchkins (Children 7-12)

 

*This indicates this part can be split into two parts if necessary

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