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Audition Notice
 

KISS ME, KATE

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AUDITION DETAILS

Friday, May 2 - 7:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, May 3 - 4:00pm-8:00pm

Callbacks: Sunday, May 4 - 4:00pm-7:00pm

at Dreamlight Studio, 230 Anchor Road #6, Hamilton

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.Individual auditions will occur every 10 minutes. Pre-booking a timeslot is recommended.
Drop-ins are welcome, but will have to wait for an open slot to be seen.
To pre-book a timeslot online, click HERE.

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PLEASE NOTE: Those who receive a callback will be assigned a specific time to arrive on the 4th. All auditioners must be available to attend the callback session if requested to do so.
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PREPARATION DETAILS

Prepare two contrasting songs (minimum one from a classic Broadway show -- click HERE for examples of classic Broadway shows) OR prepare one contemporary Broadway song and a one minute monologue from a classic play/musical.

There will not be an audition pianist - singing to CD/iPod karaoke tracks is allowed. A capella is also acceptable. Auditioners may be asked to read from the script.


Callbacks may consist of auditioners learning a short dance piece, performing additional readings and/or vocal scales.
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ROLE DETAILS

We are looking to cast the following roles:

Bill Calhoun (Lucentio)
A Broadway hoofer. Lois' partner. A chronic gambler.
Role: Lead / Sex: M / Age: 20-30 / Voice: Baritone / Dance: Heavy
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Hattie
Lilli Vanessi's dresser. Helpful and can get things done. Leads the opening number.

Role: Supporting / Sex: F / Age: 30-40 / Voice: Alto with Belt / Dance: Medium

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Paul
Fred Graham's dresser. Leads the showstopper "Too Darn Hot".
Role: Supporting / Sex: M / Age: 20-40 / Voice: Baritone / Dance: Medium-Heavy
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General Harrison Howell
Career military officer and politician. Lilli's new man.

Role: Supporting / Sex: M / Age: 40-60 / Voice: Baritone / Dance: Light

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Harry (Baptista Minola)
A veteran character actor who portrays "Baptista Minola" in their production of Shrew.
Role: Supporting / Sex: M / Age: 50+ / Voice: Spoken / Dance: None

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Gangster #1
One of two east end London gangsters sent to make sure Fred pays his debt. Comedic part.

Role: Supporting / Sex: M / Age: 27-40 / Voice: Baritone / Dance: Light-Medium

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Gangster #2
One of two east end London gangsters sent to make sure Fred pays his debt. Comedic part.
Role: Supporting / Sex: M / Age: 27-40 / Voice: Baritone / Dance: Light-Medium

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Ralph / Ensemble
Stage manager for production of Shrew. Loud, full of energy. Doubles as ensemble in Shrew.
Role: Featured Chorus / Sex: M / Age: 25+ / Voice: Flexible / Dance: Flexible

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Flynt (Gremio) / Ensemble
Featured solo dancer. Plays "Gremio" in Shrew.
Role: Featured Chorus / Sex: M / Age: 18-30 / Voice: Tenor / Dance: Heavy

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Riley (Hortensio) / Ensemble
Featured solo dancer. Plays "Hortensio" in Shrew.
Role: Featured Chorus / Sex: M / Age: 18-30 / Voice: Tenor / Dance: Heavy

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Pops (Padua Priest) / Ensemble
The stage door man at the theatre. Doubles as priest/ensemble member in Shrew.
Role: Featured Chorus / Sex: M / Age: 50+ / Voice: Flexible / Dance: None-Light

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Dance Ensemble
Strong dancers who play various chorus roles throughout.
Role: Chorus / Sex: M & F / Age: 16+ / Voice: Flexible / Dance: Heavy

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Vocal Ensemble
Strong vocalists who play various chorus roles throughout.
Role: Chorus / Sex: M & F / Age: 16+ / Voice: Flexible / Dance: Light-Medium
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Please note the roles of Lilli (Kate), Fred (Petruchio), and Lois (Bianca) have already been cast.

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PRODUCTION DETAILS

Kiss Me, Kate runs August 15-24, 2014.
For more information about the production, visit the show's page here.

Click here to reserve your audition time online.


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