Auditions

Announcing auditions for our Spring Musical Tuck Everlasting!

 

Show Information
Runs March 13th-March 22nd, 2020 (10 performances)
First Rehearsal is scheduled for January 20th, 2020
Rehearsal Schedule is Sunday-Thursday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. *Children under the age
of 12 will be out by 8:30 p.m.


Auditions
Monday, December 9th, 2019
Children Ages 8-13 Vocal Auditions 6:00-7p.m.
Adults Ages 14+ Vocal  and Dance Auditions 7:00-9:30p.m.
 


Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Children Ages 8-13 Vocal Auditions 6:00-7p.m.
Adults Ages 14+ Vocal  and Dance Auditions 7:00-9:30 p.m.

 

Please note that ages 8-13 should attend the 6:00 pm audition time either Monday or Tuesday and DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE AUDITION FORM.

 

Any auditioners 14 years old or older should sign up using our theatre forms sign up link: 

 

https://www.theaterforms.com/cvft/tuckeverlasting/auditionform/


Callbacks
Thursday, December 12th, 2019 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Exact callback times to be determined by artistic staff after the completion of open call
auditions.


*Auditions and Callbacks will take place at the Chaska Community Center in Chaska.

 

 

Audition Preparation
Please prepare a 16-32 bars of a classic musical theater selection. Please provide
sheet music in the appropriate key; an accompanist will be provided. Dress for
movement, there will be a dance call. Actors of all racial and social backgrounds are
encouraged to audition.

Character Descriptions


Winnie Foster
To portray 11 years old; a little girl without cuteness; she has lost her father and is too
skeptical for her age, but with an unknown longing for romance and adventure; must
sing very well and be a subtle actress with the ability to hold a stage; must have comic
timing.
Gender: Female
Age: 11-18
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Soprano (A3-E5)


Jesse Tuck
To portray 17; the youngest of the Tuck family; light and laughing, he is eternal youth
writ large, the lightness shown all the brighter for the shadow of loneliness that he has.
Gender: Male
Age: 16-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (F3-C5)


Miles Tuck
Jesse's older brother; a burned and bitter man, his natural sweetness shut away; he lost
his wife and child and is doomed to live with regret.
Gender: Male
Age: 18-30
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Baritenor (F3-C5)


Mae Tuck
Jesse's mother; still beautiful after all these years; a matriarch, a mother, a wife; her
homespun wisdom is leavened by her humor and still girlish delight.
Gender: Female
Age: To portray 40-55
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano (A3-E5)


Angus Tuck
Jesse's father; once awakened, a vibrant, virile man; he is an indulgent father, a fond if
forgetful husband, but a true soul with a deep well of love and profound understanding
of the life around him
Gender: Male
Age: To portray 40-55
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (E3-B4)

The Man In The Yellow Suit
A nefarious leader of a traveling carnival, in search of the fountain of youth; creepy and
persuasive; a man with an obsession, a secret.
Gender: Male
Age: To portray 40-69
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (G3-B4)


Constable Joe
Head of the police force in Treegap; seemingly a buffoon, his simple manner belies a
sharp wit and kind heart.
Gender: Male
Age: 40-65
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (F3-B4)


Hugo
Constable Joe's sidekick and son; painfully shy, awkward, and goofy; but smart and
eerily observant; his father (Constable Joe) knows this; the two of them have a routine
that fools most of the people all of the time.
Gender: Male
Age: 16-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (G3-C5)


Betsy Foster
Winnie’s mother; a gentle woman almost broken by grief and fear and loss; adversity
finds her brave and unbending.
Gender: Female
Age: 30-45
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano (A3-E5)


Nana
Winnie’s grandmother; a loopy old woman, but a loving grandmother and mother
Gender: Female
Age: 50-70
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Alto (A3-C#/Db5)


Ensemble
Carnie, Various Memories, Spirits, Travelers, Townsfolk, Carnival Workers, and Patrons;
the chorus functions as the audience’s gateway into the past and future, representing
the passage of time; the ensemble sings and dances as the physical expression of the
joy and energy we all have when we are most alive and free; should be strong singers/
dancers. *We will be looking to cast 5 children to include in a few scenes/songs.

If you have any questions regarding auditions please e-mail cvftmail@gmail.com

General Audition Information

  • Auditions are open; family involvement is encouraged

  • Productions may have specific age or gender requirements

  • Auditions are conducted on a first-come, first served basis

  • Bring your calendar to note any conflicts on your audition form

YOU MAY FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO YOUR AUDITION

CVFT AUDITION FORM

CVFT CHILD AUDITION AGREEMENT FORM Parents of 17 and under

CASTING GUIDELINES

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