Auditions

AUDITIONS



Auditions are held Theatre Bristol, 512 State Street, Bristol. Additional details will be added to this page by each director for the auditions, such as the audition music selected, so please check back prior to auditions. Auditions are open to anyone. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes to move in. Be sure to bring your calendar to list all of your conflicts. No conflicts are permitted for tech week or performances.

The Wizard of Oz at the Paramount Center for the Arts, directed by Kenn Naegele, music direction by Steve Davis

Auditions for men, women, children and dogs on

Monday, March 11 at 6:30 pm
Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 am
Sunday, March 17 at 2:30 pm

Callbacks March 19 and 21

Casting calls March 22, 23

Being a part of this cast and crew will be memorable experience and we invite everyone to audition. Auditions will include provided readings, singing with music that will be provided and reviewed, and movement/dancing that will be taught. Please wear appropriate shoes for moving and bring your schedule to note conflicts. Minors will need an adult present to sign audition forms.

Women will be asked to sing Glinda’s opening in Munchkinland, “Come Out, Come Out Wherever you are,” men to sing, “If I Only had a Brain,” and children to sing “Over the Rainbow or “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead.” This music will be reviewed in a group before auditions. Those bringing their own music, should prepare 16 measures and bring piano music for the accompanist. 

First meeting March 24 at 2:30 pm

First rehearsal April 14 at 2:30 pm

Rehearsals Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 6:30 pm; Sun 2:30 pm (cast called on selected days)

Tech load-in June 16

Performances June 21, 22, 23, Pick up 27, 28, 29, 30, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm.

There are morning and evening performances on June 28th.

There may be Saturday matinee performances.

Character list

Dorothy Gale
Toto – dog
Aunt Em
Scarecrow
Hunk
Tinman
Hickory
Lion
Zeke
Uncle Henry
Glinda
Miss Almira Gulch
Wicked Witch of the West
Professor Chester Marvel
Wizard of Oz
Munchkin Mayor
Munchkin Coroner
Munchkin Fiddler
Munchkin Tots
Tough Munchkin Kids
Crows
Trees
Emerald City Guard
Ozians
Jitterbugs
Munchkins
Nikko — commander of monkeys
Winkie General
Popikins
Beauticians, Manicurists
Offstage Voices with the Orchestra
Snowmen, Polishers, Winkies, Monkeys

Summer Camp – Registration now open

Weekdays, July 8 – 12 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Youth Service Board presents “Sherlock Holmes” at Theatre Bristol ARTspace

July 26 and 27 at 7:30 pm, and July 28 at 2:30 pm

“The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf” at Theatre Bristol ARTspace, directed by Camille Gray

Auditions for men, women, and children on

July 13 at 10:30 am, July 14 at 2:30 pm, and July 15 at 6:30 pm

Callbacks and casting July 17-19

First rehearsal July 29 at 6:30 pm

Rehearsals Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 6:30 pm; Sun 2:30 pm (cast called on selected days)

Tech load-in September 1

Performances September 6, 7, 8, Pick up 12, 13, 14, 15, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 5:30 pm, Sundays at 2:30 pm

School shows to be scheduled September 6 and 13

“Into the Woods” at the Paramount Center for the Arts, directed by Glenn Patterson

Auditions for men, women, and teenagers

August 3 at 10:30 am, August 4 at 2:30 pm, August 5 at 6:30 pm, August 10 at 10:30 pm

Callbacks and casting August 13-15

First meeting August 19 at 6:30 pm

First rehearsal September 8 at 2:30 pm

Rehearsals Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 6:30 pm; Sun 2:30 pm (cast called on selected days)

Tech load-in November 10

Performances November 15, 16, 17, Pickup 21, 22, 23, 24, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm

“Miracle on 34th Street” at Theatre Bristol ARTspace, directed by Dottie Havlik

Auditions for men, women, and children

September 28 at 10:30 am, September 29 at 2:30 pm, September 30 at 6:30 pm, October 1 at 6:30 pm

Callbacks and casting October 3-5

First rehearsal October 6 at 2:30 pm

Rehearsals Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 6:30 pm; Sun 2:30 pm (cast called on selected days)

Tech load-in December 1

Performances December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 5:30 pm, Sundays at 2:30 pm

School shows December 13 and 20

Winter holiday musical 2020 at Theatre Bristol ARTspace, Directed by Steve Davis and Steve Baskett

Auditions for men, women, and teenagers

December 7 at 10:30 am, December 8 at 5:30 pm, December 9 at 6:30 pm, December 10 at 6:30 pm

First rehearsal December 15 at 5:30 pm

Rehearsals Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 6:30 pm; Sun 6:30 pm (cast called on selected days)

Tech load-in February 2

Performances February 7, 8, 9, pickup 13, 14, 15, 16, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm

No school shows