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CenterStage Theatre Auditions

2018-19 Season

OKLAHOMA web

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

Directed by Ralph Meranto
Musical Direction by Casey Filiaci
Choreography by Katie Keller Groat

Auditions: Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6pm – 11pm

Performances: May 4-19, 2019

This production will be a small-cast version, color-blind casting...all races encouraged. Read below for cast details.

AUDITION SCHEDULE
MONDAY, February 11, 2019

6pm-7pm Vocal Auditions (by appointment. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .)

7pm-8pm Dance Auditions (All)

8pm-? Vocal Auditions continue (no appointment needed)
Those that come to the early vocal time will be able to leave after dance auditions.

CALL BACKS will be on Tuesday, February 12 starting at 6pm.

Those with conflicts or questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Audition prep: come prepared to sing 32 bars of a classic broadway song. Please have at least one alternate song. Accompanist provided. Please bring sheet music in the correct key with your cuts noted. Dress prepared for a dance audition as well. No bare feet.

Rehearsals will begin early March. Rehearsals will be evenings Sundays-Thursdays, 3-4 days per week. Please bring a list of all conflicts. No conflicts allowed tech week.

ROLES for 12-15 Singer/Actors that can move well. Ages 15 and up. Performers age 18 and up are paid. Actor pay: $1,000.

Laurey, Female, Soprano, (teens/20s)
Curly, Male, Baritone, (teens/20s)
Aunt Eller, Female, mezzo, (30s+)
Will Parker, Male, Tenor, (teens/20s)
Jud Fry, Male, Baritone, (teens/20s/30s)
Ado Annie Carnes, Female, Soprano, (teens/20s)
Ali Hakim, Male, (20s/30s)
Gertie Cummings, Female, Alto or Soprano, (teens/20s)
Andrew Carnes, Male, Tenor, (30s+)
Dream Laurey/Ensemble, Female, Singer/Dancer, (teens/20s)
(may be played by Laurey)
Cord Elam, Male, Tenor/Bari/Base, (20s+)
Ike Skidmore, Male, Tenor/Bari/Base, (20s+)
Ensemble – TBA. We may add 1 or 2 additional ensemble singer/dancers to play other roles.

 

All other shows for the 2018-19 Season have been cast.

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General Information for all JCC Auditions:

  • AUDITIONS FOR MUSICALS: come prepared to sing 32 bars of two prepared songs. Accompanist provided. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. Please select a song appropriate to the style of the production. Please dress prepared for a dance audition as well. No bare feet. The audition will start with a dance audition for all audition candidates. Then, each person, will since their song in the order in which they arrived.
  • AUDITIONS FOR PLAYS: involve reading from the script. It is suggested you have read the script in advance and are familiar with the characters/context. Most scripts available by email upon request.
  • REHEARSALS: typically weekday evenings and Sundays. 3-5 days per week depending on the production. No rehearsals or performances on Fridays. Please bring a list of ALL rehearsal conflicts. We try to work around minimal conflicts if identified at auditions.
  • Adult performers are paid a production stipend which varies, based on the role/track/etc. Youth performers are not paid. CenterStage casts Rochester-based performers. We do not provide housing. AEA members are considered for select roles. Please inquire in advance.
  • CenterStage auditions are open to all performers regardless of race or religion. We practice color-blind casting whenever possible. JCC membership is not required. Performers receive a free JCC membership during their rehearsal/performance period.
  • Call backs (if needed) are the day after the open auditions.
  • If you have a conflict for the audition date, please contact us at in advance and to submit a video audition or arrange a private audition time.

Questions? Contact 585-461-2000 ext 235 or email us