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AUDITION NOTICE: Cinderella ~ Pantomime

METRO THEATRE  is holding auditions for

CINDERELLA

~ 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
Adults
3:30 – 6 pm

and Monday, September 18th, 2017

from 6 – 10 pm

Callbacks: TBA 

AUDITION ADDRESS: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

SHOW RUNS: December 15, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Synopsis

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.

Characters Needed

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)
Buttons
Mr. Bear
Dandini
Cat
Mice ( 4 )
King
Queen
Friar Tuck
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.

Notes:

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!

PERFORMANCE DATES:
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.

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For Further Information Please Contact:

Mike Mackenzie media@metrotheatre.com

METRO THEATRE PRIVACY POLICY:  Metro Theatre is collecting personal information about you.  If you are cast in this show, your contact information will be provided to other members of the company.  Unless you ask us not to:  you will be added to our mailing list; the information on this form will be made available to directors or other Metro shows for audition and casting purposes.  You may request to be removed from our mailing list at any time.

 

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