Cathy FarnsworthJanuary 6, 2020 at 2:10 PM #213338
MCP will hold open auditions for Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” on Saturday, March 28, 2020, and Sunday, March 29 at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean VA 22101. Callbacks are by invitation only on March 31 at 7:00 p.m. The age range for adults is 16-65; for children, 8-15. Singers, dancers, and actors are needed.
On the 28th, auditions for adult singers and actors will start at 10:00 a.m.; auditions for dancers and children will start at 1:00 p.m. On the 29th, start times are 12:00 noon for adult singers and actors and 3:00 p.m. for dancers and children.
For a singing audition, prepare up to 16 measures from a musical. An accompanist will be provided; no transpositions please. Electronic accompaniment welcome. Actors need to prepare a 60-second monologue. Dancers should dress for a ballet audition (experienced ballet dancers required).
Performance dates–Weekends, July 10-26, 2020.
Rehearsals are week nights and weekends, beginning Apr. 13, 2020.
For character descriptions and audition forms, visit MCP’s website: http://www.McLeanPlayers.org MCP is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization. There is no remuneration for performers. For “Carousel,” the producers are Mike Scott and Bunny and Jerry Bonnes; directors, Kevin and Pamela McCormack; music directors, John Edward Niles and Lori Roddy (conductor); choreographer, Kathleen McCormack; stage manager, Jerry Callistein.