Open Audition Dates  and                    information for our 2014-15 Season


                            

                                             gypsy

          OPEN AUDITIONS SUNDAY & MONDAY

                  APRIL 26 & 27, 2015  AT 7:00 PM

​                                                         MAIN STREET THEATRE                                               

ROSE
GENDER             Female
AGE RANGE       Adult 45-?
PART SIZE          Lead
DANCING            Mover
VOICE                 Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE        C5
LOW NOTE         F3

Overbearing charismatic powerful strong suffocating mother 

 aggressive domineering pushy ambitious loving longing survivor brassy stage mother driven


LOUSIE
GENDER             Female
AGE RANGE       Late Teen, Young Adult
PART SIZE          Lead
DANCING            Dancer
VOICE                 Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE        D#5/ Eb5
LOW NOTE         C#4 /Db4

Loyal shy introverted stripper damaged determined survivor star mysterious intriguing complex transformation



JUNE
GENDER             Female
AGE RANGE       Early Teen, Late Teen
PART SIZE          Supporting
DANCING            Dancer
VOICE                 Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE        D5
LOW NOTE         G#3/Ab3


Pretty frustrated rebellious willful talented blonde ballet gymnastics pointe dainty



HERBIE


GENDER             Male
AGE RANGE       Adult, Mature Adult 40-?
PART SIZE         Supporting
DANCING           Mover
VOICE                Baritone


Salesman manager loving patient frustrated
gentleman classy refined


YONKERS


GENDER            Male
AGE RANGE      Early Teen, Late Teen
PART SIZE        Featured
VOICE               Tenor

adolescent performer chorus boy smitten
boyish




RICH MANS SON


GENDER                  Male
AGE RANGE            Child
PART SIZE               Featured
DANCING                 Dancer
VOICE                      Treble/Boy Soprano
HIGH NOTE             E4
LOW NOTE              E3

son kidnapped boyish youthful performer
chorus boy.
The son of the driver, the Rich Man’s Son is kidnapped by Mama Rose, and becomes a singer



MISS CRATCHITT


GENDER                  Female
AGE RANGE            Adult
PART SIZE              Featured
DANCING                Mover
VOICE                     Spoken

jaded cynical self-important opinionated

The jaded secretary to the producer at Grantziger’s Palace.
 

BABY JUNE


GENDER                    Female
AGE RANGE              Child
PART SIZE                 Featured
DANCING                   Dancer
VOICE                        Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE               D#5/Eb5
LOW NOTE                D#4/Eb4


adorable cute dancer performer sweet     outgoing extroverted child star charismatic
energetic sister daughter blonde ballet
gymnastics



BABY LOUSIE


GENDER                  Female
AGE RANGE            Child
PART SIZE               Featured
DANCING                 Mover
VOICE                      Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE             D#5/Eb5
LOW NOTE              D#4/Eb4

introverted ,awkward,boyish,shy,sister
daughter
 


TULSA


GENDER                  Male
AGE RANGE            Late Teen, Young Adult
PART SIZE               Featured
DANCING                 Dancer
VOICE                      Baritone
HIGH NOTE             G3
LOW NOTE              F2

Tap dancer ballet performer ambitious
dreamer charming boy next door


​​L.A.


GENDER                 Male
AGE RANGE           Early Teen, Late Teen
PART SIZE             Featured
DANCING               Mover
VOICE                    Tenor

TAGS:
adolescent ,performer cocky charming
chorus boy



 ANGIE 


GENDER                Female
AGE RANGE          Early Teen, Late Teen
PART SIZE            Featured
DANCING              Dancer
VOICE                   Tenor

adolescent  farm boy  chorus boy performer
ensemble


​LITTLE BOY SCOUT


GENDER                Male
AGE RANGE          Child
PART SIZE            Featured
DANCING              Dancer
HIGH NOTE           E4
LOW NOTE            E

The Little Boy Scout is kidnapped by Rose, and becomes a singing and dancing member of the Newsboys 


KRINGELEIN


GENDER                 Male
AGE RANGE           Adult, Mature Adult
PART SIZE             Featured
DANCING               Mover
VOICE                    Spoken

hotel manager jaded skeptical unimpressed
stricT
Kringelein is a hotel manager in Akron, Ohio, who has seen all of the antics show business people...


NEWSBOYS


GENDER                 Male
AGE RANGE           Child
PART SIZE             Ensemble
DANCING               Dancer


Singing and dancing young boys who backup Baby June’s vaudeville act.


TESSIE TURA


GENDER                        Female
AGE RANGE                  Adult
PART SIZE                     Featured
DANCING                       Dancer
VOICE                            Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE                   C#5/Db5
LOW NOTE                    C#4/Db4
VOCAL TECHNIQUE      Belting

TAGS: ballet stripper    burlesque performer experienced
 wisened jaded flighty seasoned


MAZEPPA


GENDER                        Female
AGE RANGE                  Adult
PART SIZE                     Featured
DANCING                       Dancer
VOICE                            Alto
HIGH NOTE                   A#4/Bb4
LOW NOTE                    G3
VOCAL TECHNIQUE     Belting

stripper trumpet player experienced
wisened jaded wisecracking brash
ballsy intimidating


ELECTRA


GENDER                      Female
AGE RANGE                Adult
PART SIZE                  Featured
DANCING                    Dancer
VOICE                         Mezzo-Soprano
HIGH NOTE                D5
LOW NOTE                 G#3/Ab3
VOCAL TECHNIQUE  Belting


stripper burlesque performer wisened
experienced jaded


UNCLE JOCKO


GENDER                     Male
AGE RANGE               Adult, Mature 
PART SIZE                 Featured
DANCING                   Non Dancer
VOICE                        Spoken

alcoholic vaudeville mc hapless oily


CLARINET BOY


GENDER                    Male
AGE RANGE              Child
PART SIZE                Featured
VOICE                        Silent
A child who plays clarinet, and auditions for a vaudeville act.   May sing in the ensemble.


POP


GENDER                    Male
AGE RANGE              Mature Adult
PART SIZE                Featured
VOICE                        Spoken


father unsupportive unencouraging
gruff grandfather

Pop is Mama Rose’s father, who never believed that his daughter or her girls would amount to...


WEBER


GENDER                Male
AGE RANGE          Mature Adult
PART SIZE            Featured
VOICE                    Spoken

A surly theatre manager in Los Angeles, who is completely uninterested in June’s vaudeville act....



ENSEMBLE

 
PART SIZE            Ensemble
DANCING              Dance

VOICE                   All Ranges

Members of the ensemble play additional auditioning children, mothers of auditioning children, boy...


ALL AUDITIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

What to expect at auditions


  • bring a prepared song about 16-20 bars
  • must have backing tracks
  • everyone will be shown a dance routine and will perform in small groups (dress in comfortable clothing, and no sandals)
  • there will be a cold reading from the script

Casting Information for Gypsy