Auditions

Little Theatre of Norfolk announces auditions for “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

Audition Dates:

Monday, March 16, 2015 – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (must be checked-in by 8:00 PM) 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (must be checked-in by 8:00 PM) 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (must be checked-in by 8:00 PM)

Callbacks will be Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Location 

Little Theatre of Norfolk
801 Claremont Ave
Norfolk, VA 23507
www.ltnonline.org

Performance Dates

May 22, 2015 – June 14, 2015 (
13 Performances; Double Saturday. Jun 6, 2015 @ 2:00PM (tentative))

Fridays / Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:30 PM

Directed by Jason C. Martens and Missy Sullivan
Musical Director: Shelley Cady
Choreographer: Chris Hogan 


Contact Information:  Jason Martens – stagejay757@gmail.com 

What you need to know to prepare for Auditions.

1. You will need to prepare a one minute selection in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music. No accappella or CD’s will be permitted.  

2. All those who audition will be required to undergo a dance audition. The routine will be simple. It is strongly advised that you wear comfortable clothing that allows movement and appropriate shoes. You will not be able to dance bare foot. 

3. If your desired character speaks/sings in an accent you will be asked to read a brief monologue. The side will be provided for you.  

4. The Read Through will be Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Librettos/Scores will be distributed at that time. You will need a check written out to the Little Theatre of Norfolk in the amount of $ 50.00 to secure your copy of the Libretto/Score. Checks will not be cashed and are securely stored until the Libretto/Score are returned in good condition.  

5. You should expect at least four rehearsals per week, 3 during the week and one weekend afternoon. Times and dates to be determined. Rehearsals will be broken down into singing, dance and acting. Call sheets will be available to announce which rehearsals you should attend. 

6. As we get closer to opening additional rehearsals may be added. 

7. All cast members are required during tech week (May 16 – May 21).

8. There will be at least one talk back (TBD). 

9. All cast members are required to assist in strike on June 14, 2015 immediately following the show. Assignments will follow as we get closer to that date. 

Character Breakdown

Lawrence Jameson; age 45-60

Act / Sing / Good Dance

Middle European, German/Austrian
G2 – Bb4
Tenor
An experienced British con Artist. Sophisticated, suave and elegant. Takes Freddy under his wing.


Freddy Benson; age 20-35
Act / Sing/ Good Dance / Physical Comedy
A2 – B4
Tenor
A young in-experience American con-artist. High energy. Sloppy, yet an attractive womanizer. Plays a wheel chair confined vet and Lawrence’s crazy younger brother.


Christine Colgate; age 30-45
Act / Sing / Some Dance
American, Brooklyn Accent
A3 – F#5
Mezzo-Soprano
An American heiress vacationing in the French Riviera. Naïve and clueless at first, but becomes cunning and mischievous.


Andre Thibault; age 40-55
Actor / Singer / Some Dance
French
F2 – F4
Bari-Tenor
The Chief of Police and Lawrence’s assistance. Official and serious, is light-hearted in nature with a quirky sense of humor.


Muriel Eubanks; age 40-50
Act / Sing / Some Dance
E3 – C5
Alto
A wealthy American socialite from Nebraska. Andre’s love interest.


Jolene Oakes; age 20-35

Act / Sing / Good Dance
Southern
A3 – D5
Alto
An American Oil Heiress from Oklahoma on vacation. She is new money. High Energy. Southern Fire Cracker.


Lenore (ensemble); age 17-30
Act / Sing / Good Dance
A wealthy socialite and Lawrence’s victim.


Sophia (ensemble); age 17-30
Act / Sing / Good Dance
A wealthy socialite and Lawrence’s victim.


Renee (ensemble); age 20-40

Act / Sing / Good Dance
French
A wealthy socialite and Freddy’s victim.

Gerard
(ensemble)
20-40
Act / Sing / Good Dance
French

Renee’s Jealous Husband

ENSEMBLE; age 17 +
Act / Sing / Good Dance
Plays a variety of other roles.