A CHORUS LINE auditions
 PERFORMANCE DATES: July 25 – 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Auditions are open to all students ages 14 – 18 (Entering freshman year of high school through recent graduates)

 

Auditions will be carried out in conjunction with REVUE! auditions. Please choose to attend one of the following:

Saturday, April 27 @ 4:00PM All those auditioning must be present at the start of auditions.

  • 3:30 PM: Registration Table Opens
  • 4:00 PM: Dance audition (all dance first!)
  • After the dance call: Vocal Auditions; please prepare 16 bars to sing
  • You may be asked to read from the script

Sunday, April 28 @ 6:00 PM All those auditioning must be present at the start of auditions.

  • 5:30 PM: Registration Table Opens
  • 6:00 PM: Dance audition (all dance first!)
  • After the dance call: Vocal Auditions; please prepare 16 bars to sing
  • You may be asked to read from the script

Auditions are held at Civic Theatre in the Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts, 3 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032. Please arrive at the Civic Theatre Education Suite by 4:00 PM on Saturday and by 6:00 PM on Sunday. We will be doing the mandatory movement/dance part of the audition first each day. Registration will close once the dance audition begins. After the dance auditions, students will sing individually in the order that they sign in.


 

Please read the following details about audition day:

You will be dancing FIRST before you sing. Please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show that best shows off your voice.

You may be asked to read a scene from the musical.

Be prepared: know what you are auditioning for, what are famous songs, who are the characters, watch the film, research productions on you tube. There are tons of resources these days to be most prepared for an excellent audition.

Relax and have fun!!!

A current photo of yourself that can be attached to your audition for

There will be a $120 supply and program fee if cast in A CHORUS LINE. Scholarships are available. More information will be available at the audition registration table about what this fee covers.

If you have any questions, please email Anne Beck, Coordinator of the Young Artists Program at Anne@civictheatre.org.

 


A CHORUS LINE CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

ZACH: The director and choreographer of the show.

LARRY: Zach’s assistant. 

ALAN DELUCA: Male. Baritone. From the Bronx . Street tough, macho, newly married to Kristine.

BEBE BENZENHEIMER: Female. Alto. From Boston. Very insecure about her looks, very funny, which is a cover for her insecurities. Feels a little excluded but just wants to be liked.

BOBBY MILLS: Male. Baritone. Flamboyant, funny, sassy and witty. Very sharp tongued. Covers everything over with a joke, had a very hard childhood. From upstate New York.

CASSIE FERGUSON: Female. Soprano. Older Dancer. Returning to the chorus after years of being a featured performer. Very strong dancer. Shy & kind hearted. Previously had a relationship with Zach.

CONNIE WONG: Female. Alto. Experienced dancer. Short. Married. A bit of a mother hen with a great sense of humor. Born in Chinatown , Lower East Side , New York .

DIANA MORALES: Female. Alto. Streetwise, a little bit tough, eternal optimist and starry eyed. A determined athletic dancer from the Bronx.

DON KERR: Male. Baritone. Ladies man, married, into cars, money, and women. Hedonist, cool, flirts with Maggie, very sure of himself. All American guy, Cocky, worked with Zach before. From Kansas City.

GREGORY GARDENER: Male. Baritone. Over sexed, over drugged, done it all before. Gay. Very conscious of how he looks and appears to others. Quite a smart-alec and has worked with Zach before. Very East Side New York.

JUDY TURNER: Female. Mezzo. Funny, gawky, nervous, scatterbrain. Warm and hopeful. Very awkward except when dancing.

KRISTINE URICH: Female. Mezzo. Wide-eyed, naive. Very nervous when not dancing. Married to Al.

MAGGIE WINSLOW: Female. Soprano. A sweetheart, little sister type. Dreamer. Fairly experienced dancer from California.

MARK ANTHONY: Male. Tenor. Optimistic, first timer, naive but charming. Great dancer and All-American kid. Very young from Arizona.

MIKE COSTA: Male. Tenor. Quite aggressive, determined, cocky, sure of himself BUT likeable. Tap dancer who worked with Zach before. Experienced and flirts with the girls. From New Jersey.

PAUL SAN MARCO: Male. Baritone. Introverted and slightly insecure, but loves performing -­‐ is only now starting to feel comfortable about being gay and accepted by his parents. From Spanish Harlem, New York. Friends with Diana.

RICHIE WALTERS: Male. Tenor. From Missouri . African American, strong dancer, enthusiastic, cool and funny. Very likeable and laid back.

SHEILA BRYANT: Female. Alto. Oldest dancer on the line. Brassy, sassy, and sophisticated. One of the more popular dancers, very funny.

VALERIE CLARK: Female. Mezzo.  Sassy, funny & foul-mouthed. A brazen, direct, attention seeker from Vermont.

OTHER DANCERS: Will dance and sing throughout the show.