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Auditions - Young Frankenstein



Young Frankenstein

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks

Auditions for Young Frankenstein will be held on August 24th and 25th from 6:30pm - 10:00pm in Room 206. Sign in and holding will be in Room 205. ALL MUST AUDITION.

Callbacks will be held on August 26th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Location TBA.

An Audition Sign-Up sheet will be posted on the Messick Callboard on August 10th (Thursday). Please sign up in pairs and DO NOT leave spaces between audition slots. The cast of Sense and Sensibility will have a chunk of time blocked off for them on August 25th starting at 6:30pm and they should be the ONLY ones who sign up in the designated slots.

*Cast members of S&S, please sign up in your designated time slots --- you will audition first and then attend the 8pm Dance Call.*

Dance Calls will take place in Studio 114. Those auditioning from 6:30pm to 7:50pm will attend the 8pm Dance Call. Those auditioning from 7:55pm to 10pm will attend the 6:30pm Dance Call. Please wear appropriate dance attire.

An announcement will be made when the Script, Sides, and Character Breakdowns have been placed in the Workroom (Room 107). Copies of sides, script, and character breakdown MUST stay in the workroom. Sides and Character Breakdown will be posted to the SoTD website.

A headshot and resume are required for auditions, if you do not have the following, Stage Management will have an alternative option for you to fill out while signing in. Please show up at least 30 minutes early to sign in, hand in headshot and resume, and warm-up. Auditions usually run ahead of schedule.

Audition cuts can be from the show or in the style of the show. Cuts should showcase voice and range, please be familiar/comfortable with your audition cut. If anyone is interested in running their music cuts with Evan Whitfield, accompanist for auditions and music director, he will be available the weekend and week before auditions. Music should be in plastic sheet protectors in a small binder. Chord changes over the music are helpful, especially if music is in a wild sharp or flat key, like C# maj, or Cb maj. If transposing a song, please make it an easy sight-readable key. Contact Evan at whitfielde16@ecu.edu to set up a time to run your audition cut or with any questions.

Rehearsals will begin October 11th. The normal rehearsal schedule will be Monday - Friday from 7:00-10:30pm and Sundays (Time TBD) in the Studio Theatre. Performances for the show will run November 16th through the 21st on the McGinnis Stage.

Artistic Director: Bryan Conger

Music Director: Evan Blair Whitfield

Choreographer: Tommi Galaska

Stage Manager: William K. Brooks

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me at johnsonlo13@students.ecu.edu or 704-796-4164.

Thank you,

William K. Brooks

Stage Manager

Young Frankenstein

Assistant Production Manager

School of Theatre and Dance

East Carolina University

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 12:00pm

Messick Theatre Arts Center, 205
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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