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CHILD AUDITION AGREEMENT FOR PARENTS OF YOUTH 17 & UNDER

CASTING GUIDELINES

AUDITION SONG EXAMPLES Unless specific audition music is required (read below), we suggest choosing one of the following popular, well-know songs for your audition.

Youth Audition Example – Do-Re-Mi

Male Adult or Teen Audition Example – Edelweiss

Female Teen Audition Example – On My Own

Female Adult or Teen Audition Example – I Dreamed a Dream


 

CVFT Summer 2016
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN (Revised)
Auditions May 23 & 24, 2016
LOCATION – Pioneer Ridge Middle School
1085 Pioneer Trail, Chaska MN 55318
Artistic/Vocal Director: J.C. Lippold

FROM THE DIRECTOR:
The world of Peanuts, created by Minnesota native Charles Schulz, is one that offers a rich view of the struggle we all face to be happy, to find purpose, and to form relationships with the people around us. The musical adaptation of the Peanuts’ movie “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” has the power to touch audiences of all ages, in cast and in audience, by sharing a mixture of fun music and scene with smartly woven in life lessons about how to see one’s self positively amidst a world that sometimes seems like it’s against you. The 1999 Broadway Revival brought a needed dose of Broadway energy, jazz and excitement to the script and score and received massive acclaim for the added pieces of music by Tony Nominated Andrew Lippa and featured Broadway superstars Roger Bart, Kristen Chenoweth, Anthony Rapp and BD Wong.

AUDITIONS:
May 23 & 24 – 6:30 to 9:00 pm.
Pioneer Ridge Middle School Choir Rom
1085 Pioneer Trail, Chaska MN 55318
Call Backs the 26th if needed.

Prepare a 1 minute vocal selection. Bring sheet music as an accompanist will be provided. Your selection should come from a Broadway musical and speak to your strengths as an actor, singer and story teller! Samples for use are posted above, or bring your own.

We will not dance at auditions but if you have a background in dance or movement, please make note of it on your audition form.

Please provide a resume and head shot (a snapshot, selfie or any other photo is more than fine!)

REHEARSALS:
Chaska Community Center Theater.
1661 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN  55318

Sunday June 5 through July 27. Generally, 6:30 to 9pm, Sunday-Thursday, no rehearsal July 3rd-4th.
Tech and Cast: Saturday July 16th 9am – 6pm and Sunday the 17th 1:00pm to 6:00pm.

PERFORMANCES:
All performances (ten) at Chaska Community Center Theater.
1661 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN  55318

Fri 7/29 7 pm
Sat 7/30 7 pm (Note: Actors also needed for event appearance late afternoon at River City Days, downtown Chaska).
Sun 7/31 2 pm afternoon matinee
Mon 8/1 7 pm
Tues 8/2 7 pm
Wed 8/3 7 pm
Thur 8/4 10 am morning matinee
Thur 8/4 7 pm
Fri 8/5 7 pm
Sat 8/6 7 pm

Casting:
Cast size approximately 30. The majority of the cast is adults (age 14-100) who play the 6 primary characters and the rest of the Peanuts’ children. A chorus of Woodstock-birds will be cast from ages approximately 8-14 and will be integral to creating the larger Peanuts’ world.