METRO THEATRE is holding auditions for
~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime
A METRO TRADITION FOR OVER 33 YEARS!
Written by: Catherine Morrison
Directed by: Mike Mackenzie
Music Direction: Theo Budd
Choreography: Sam Bregoliss
AUDITIONS will be held at the theatre
on Sunday, September 17th
Kids only 1 – 3 pm
Adults3:30 – 6 pm
and Monday, September 18th, 2017
from 6 – 10 pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
SHOW RUNS: December 15, 2017 – January 6, 2018
Metro’s version of the classic fairy tale in the best Panto tradition. Cinderella, the Prince, and all the characters in the castle prepare for the ball while the rivalry between the Good Fairy and Demon boils over.
Demon (m) – any age. Brash, sometimes rude, and can grab the attention of the audience
Good Fairy (f) – any age. Soft, nurturing – everyone in the audience will love her
Stepsisters ( 2 Dames ) – to be played by men, ages 25-50. Loud, brassy and funny. Great comedic timing is key!
Stepmother (f) – age 40-60. Stern, blunt.
Senor Lopez (m) – age 30-60. Aide to the Prince. Funny, with a quick wit.
Cinderella (f) age 18-30. The heroine of the story. Wants more from the life she has.
Prince (m) – age 20-30. Charming.
ENSEMBLE ROLES (May be double cast – open to all ages)
Mice ( 4 )
Minion and 2 guards ( non-speaking )
Courtiers, Members of the Village, etc – chorus.
Requirements: Requirements: Please bring a (short) musical selection and dancing shoes (character, tap, ballet). Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read.
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN TO ALL ETHNICITIES!
This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.
Please READ THIS SECTION!
December 15, 2017 – January 6, 2018
Evenings @ 7:30 pm
December 15, 16, 21, 22, 23,28, 29, 30; January 4, 5
Matinees @ 2:00 pm
December 16, 23, 26, 27, 30; January 1, 2, 6
Tickets go on sale October 1st for VIP members and October 15 for general sales
REHEARSALS begin September 2017 and continue until Opening Night. If you are cast, you will be required to become a Member of Metro Theatre and your 12-month Membership Fee of $20 will be collected at the first read-through.
You can SUBMIT your interest using the contact form below OR PRINT out the Fillable Audition Form and bring it and your headshot with you to the audition.
For Further Information Please Contact:
Mike Mackenzie firstname.lastname@example.org