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AUDITION FOR ARTS CENTER PRODUCTION OF

 XANADU

 

Auditions for “XANADU,” the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina's summer musical production, are Friday, March 13 from 12:00 NOON – 7:00PM.  

The production will be directed by DJ Salisbury, well known to the Arts Center for directing “Man of La Mancha” and “Full Monty” among others.

Rehearsals for XANADU begin on May 29, and performances run from June 17 – July 26, 2015. Actors must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Auditions are by appointment only. Performers should prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show. If you dance, please bring in character shoes men and women. Please wear clothing that shows off your figure.

Bring a picture and resume, stapled together. A monitor is not provided. Character descriptions are below. For more information about roles and to schedule an appointment, call Gail Ragland at 843-686-3945 ext. 236 or email her at GRagland@artshhi.com.

ALL ROLES ARE AVAILABLE:

KIRA (18-30 Female) - The youngest of eight sisters, she is good-looking and perky. Killer pop/rock voice (pop soprano with strong mix to A). Must be able to rock a toga, be a skilled comedienne, and a great mover. Roller skating is a MUST.

SONNY (18-30 Male) - Good-looking, energetic, naïve with a strong pop/rock voice (pop bari-tenor with strong extension or reinforced falsetto to E). Must be comfortable in 80s short-shorts.Roller skating is a BIG PLUS.

DANNY, ZEUS (50-60 Male) - Male-baritone. Danny: Good-looking, straight-talking businessman with lots of heart. Soft shoe or some dance ability is a plus but not required. Ability to play a clarinet and basic roller skating skills a real plus but not required.

CALLIOPE, APHRODITE (30-45 Female) - Calliope is the sidekick to her evil sister Melpomene. We are seeking a skilled comedian with strong voice (rock pop belt to E flat).

MELPOMENE, MEDUSA (30-45 Female) - Melpomene is one half of the sinister sister duo, opposite Calliope. Conniving and evil.

ERATO, 40’S SINGER, EROS, HERA (18-35 Female) - Strong pop/rock voice (pop/rock soprano, alto) and great musicality needed. Must be an excellent dancer with very strong comedic ability. Tumbling, instruments, extreme flexibility, and clowning all pluses, Roller skating is a MUST.

EUTERPE, SIREN, 40’S SINGER, THETIS (18-35 Female) - Strong pop/rock voice (pop/rock soprano, alto) and great musicality needed. Must be an excellent dancer with very strong comedic ability. Tumbling, instruments, extreme flexibility, and clowning all pluses, Roller skating is a MUST.

THALIA, SIREN, YOUNG DANNY, 80’S SINGER, CYCLOPS (18-35 Male) - Strong pop/rock voice (pop/rock tenor, baritone) and great musicality needed. Must be an excellent dancer with very strong comedic ability. Tap dancing, tumbling, instruments, extreme flexibility, and clowning all pluses. Roller skating is a MUST.

TERPSICHORE, SIREN, 80’S SINGER, HERMES, CENTAUR (18-35 Male) - Strong pop/rock voice (pop/rock tenor, baritone) and great musicality needed. Must be an excellent dancer with very strong comedic ability. Tap dancing, tumbling, instruments, extreme flexibility, and clowning all pluses. Roller skating is a MUST.

 





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