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Auditions for Xanadu!

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Auditions for Xanadu!

Character Synopsis: 

Kira (Clio) – special requirement – must be confident on roller skates – she’s on them for 90% of the show
The youngest of Zeus’s daughters and the muses. Pretty, adventurous, honest and determined, she falls in love with Sonny.

Female    Age: 20 to 35   


Sonny Malone –  special requirement – must be able to roller skate (two scenes) but needs to act like he can’t
A self-critical and depressed mortal, Sonny’s a chalk artist who falls in love with Kira. Handsome, but not particularly smart, he embodies 1980s pop culture and is very much a California dreamer.

Male   Age: 20 to 40


Danny Maguire (Zeus)
The hard-nosed ‘all work and no play’ businessman who owns the theatre he once built for his love, who looked like Kira. Used to be a budding artist like Sonny, but has since let money and greed consume him.

Male   Age: 40 to 70         


Calliope (Aphrodite) – character actress with excellent comic timing. She’s a villain!
Kira’s older sister and fellow muse. She is jealous of Kira and plots with Melpomene, to bring about Kira’s downfall.

Female   Age: 35 to 50   


Melpomene (Medusa) Villain. Instigator of evil!
Kira’s oldest sister and mother of the Sirens. She is jealous that Kira is the leader of the muses and creates the plot for her downfall.

Female   Age: 40 to 60                           


Thalia – special requirement – must performs a solo tap dance in one scene
One of Kira’s older sisters and fellow muse.  Actor doublings include: Siren, Young Danny, Tubes Singer and Cyclops.

Male or Female  Age: 20 to 35   


Euterpe
One of Kira’s older sisters and fellow muse. Muse of music. Actor doublings include: Siren, Andrews Sister, and Thetis.

Female   Age: 25 to 40         


 Erato
One of Kira’s older sisters and fellow muse.  As Eros, she is responsible for shooting Kira with the arrow of love containing Melpomene and Calliope’s spell. Actor doublings include: Siren, Andrews Sister, Eros, and Hera.

Female   Age: 25 to 45   


Terpsicore
One of Kira’s older sisters and fellow muse. As Hermes, the messenger of the gods, is deeply masculine in voice but sassy and flippant in attitude. Actor doublings include: Siren, Tubes Singer, Hermes, and Centaur.

Male    Age: 25 to 45 


Ensemble
Six multi-talented dancer / singers / skaters, male or female to play Muses and Sirens

Any age, not all need to be able to skate


Looking forward to seeing you all!

“Chain Reaction” Auditions, Dec 4 & 7

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Our first show for 2018 “Chain Reaction” is being auditioned on Dec 4 & 7 @ 19:30.

“Estate agents are trustworthy, ethical, professional, business people and upstanding pillars of the community who have an immense amount to contribute to society.” So says Derek Figge of Cascara and Figge (moving the nation since 1927).

He will do almost anything to get a sale. No, wait a minute; he will do anything to get a sale. Lie, cheat, steal, de-fraud you name it. However, it is all about to come crashing down around his neck.

Estate agent’s “For Sale! Boards are going missing all over town but, strangely not Derek’s. The office gets burgled. Derek puts in an ambitious insurance claim. A disgruntled client decides to take the law into her own hands and takes Derek, his pregnant assistant and an off duty Policeman captive (albeit unintentionally) at the point of a loaded Baguette. In an effort to get Derek to tell the truth (for once) his assistant uses her newly found skills in hypnotism on him. Oh dear, oh dear! He’s in trouble now.

Who is Sid and will somebody shut that bloody alarm up?

There is no need to book a time (auditions are open) and also no need to have a prepared piece.

Characters

·         Derek Figge, Owner of Cascara and Figge – 50s

·         Jane Howarth, Derek’s assistant – 18-25

·         Janice Hollis, beleaguered client – 40s

·         DCI Kevin Goodwin, CID Officer – 50s

·         Sid: The mysterious Sid, 20-40s

·         Little Sid & Shane: both 16-20

For more information check our website or contact the director David Coleman on 0408 074768.

Spamalot is coming in November! Audition July 31 or August 3

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Auditions for Spamalot (to be directed by Linda Gefken) will be Monday 31 July (7:30pm) and Thursday 3 August (7:30pm) at the Coolum Civic Centre.  Callbacks, if required, will be Mon Aug 7th.

The first rehearsal is Monday 14 August and then continue every Monday (8pm – 10pm) and Wednesday (6:30pm – 9:30pm).

Tech weekend is 11/12 Nov (notional 10am – 5pm).

The 6 shows are all in November – Fri 17, Sat 18, Sun 19, Fri 24, Sat 25 and Sun 26.

More information will be posted as it’s available on our auditions page (http://coolumtheatre.com.au/auditions/) or sign up to our auditions Email list to be kept informed.