Auditions

TexARTS, located in Lakeway, TX, is a professional theatre company now in our fifth season.

Working for TexARTS is a large commitment, and auditioners must be available everyday for the rehearsal and production periods of a show. The production run includes four to five performances per week.

Rehearsal times are decided prior to the first day of most rehearsal.


Audition Notice:  TexARTS Professional Series 

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On

 

TexARTS, located in Lakeway, TX, welcomes audition submissions from nonunion performers for the upcoming production of The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On.

**Resumes will be screened prior to granting an audition appointment.

 

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On

Book: Roger Bean

Musical Arrangements: Michael Borth

 

Audition Location

TexARTS

2300 Lohman’s Spur, STE 160

Austin, TX 78734

 

Callback Location

TexARTS

2300 Lohman’s Spur, STE 160

Austin, TX 78734

 

Date(s) and Time(s) of Auditions

Monday, October 14th

Auditions by appointment only from 6-10pm

 

Tuesday, October 15th

Callbacks*

*Callbacks are by invitation only

 

Personnel

Executive Producer: Jarret Mallon

Director: Kimberly Schafer

Music Director: Lyn Koenning

 

Other Dates

First Rehearsals:  January 25, 2020

Performances: February 14 – March 1, 2020. Twelve performances are scheduled. Shows at 7:30pm on Thursdays – Saturdays and 2pm on Sundays.

 

Rehearsals will be held weekday evenings and during the daytime on weekends at TexARTS in Lakeway. The show will perform at the TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theatre, 2300 Lohman’s Spur, STE 160, Austin, TX 78734

 

Contract

All roles are paid.

Breakdown

Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend. All roles open. Looking for versatile performers who sing and dance.

 

Style of the Show: Girl group hits of the 60s and classic pop and rock hits of the 70s.

Setting: Springfield High School Gymnasium, 1969 and 1978

Roles
Betty Jean (29, 38) is the class clown and tomboy of the group, best friends with Cindy Lou. Always quick with a comeback, Betty Jean has a loving heart that is easy to break. She finally leaves her philandering husband, and discovers the inner strength to survive on her own. (Alto with strong low range.)

Cindy Lou (29, 38) was always the prettiest girl at Springfield High. While her hopes were previously shattered, this beauty takes one final chance to make her childhood dreams of stardom come true. Sassy, wicked, with a heart of gold. (Mezzo Soprano with belt–sings lead on many songs.)

Missy (29, 38) is the over-achiever of the group, keeping control of everything in her path as the group’s organizing force. With her new husband Mr. Lee watching from the front row, this type-A personality reveals that she has a baby on the way, and all bets are off as she prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. (Soprano with wide range and very high vocals.)

Suzy (29, 38) is giddy, happy-go-lucky, slightly ditzy, and best friends with Missy. Forever in love with her childhood sweetheart (now husband), she worries that her marriage might be on the rocks as the Matchbox plant in town closes and husband Ritchie is forced to look for work out of town. (Mezzo Alto with a sweet, soulful sound and big belts.)

 

Preparation

Please prepare two cuts of songs that are in the style of the show (one up tempo and one ballad) no longer than a minute and a half. Okay to sing from the show. Please bring sheet music as well. In addition, please bring a resume and headshot.  Actors who would like to be considered for adult roles should be 18 years old by Oct. 1, 2019.

 

Appointments

Email employment@tex-arts.org with subject line:

“LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, Marvelous Wonderettes.”  Attach headshot/resume in PDF/Word format. Please only send one email request. Due to the volume of submissions, confirmation emails may take several business days. All resumes will be screened prior TexARTS granting an audition appointment.

 

 

Local hires only.  We do not accept video submissions.  No phone calls please.

 


TexARTS, the Lake Travis nonprofit for the visual and performing arts

2300 Lohman’s Spur, Suite 160 Austin, Texas 78734
Tex-ARTS.org
512.852.9079
employment@tex-arts.org

***TexARTS is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to cultivate a thriving arts community by exposing all people to the visual and performing arts. We prepare and promote exceptional young talent to achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders and global citizens. We are recognized throughout the region for our world-class professional theatre and educational programs.