Auditions

The Cedar Falls Community Theatre holds open auditions 4-5 times per year. The audition process is usually pretty loose and informal. Actors auditioning do not need to bring a prepared monologue. The actors will read from the script used in the show. At auditions, actors will fill out an audition form with basic information that includes education, acting background, show experience and any arts, acting, dance or musical training. Audition dates are set by the director and the theatre for each show about four months before performance is to begin. Actual auditions are usually held about eight weeks before opening night of that particular show. Check the blog on the home page on a regular basis for information about shows coming up, including information about auditions.

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13 the musical – book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

  • 13 the musical
  • AUDITION DATES: June 10 & 11 @ 6pm,Oster Regent Theatre, Cedar Falls, IA. - 3rd floor Deery Room
  • director: Bob Filippone, musical & vocal director: Rosemary Gast, choreographer: Glori Dei Filippone, conductor: Daniel Gast
  • With a cast composed entirely of young people, this show takes up the timeless dilemma of fitting in and yet standing out. Evan Goldman, through his parents’ divorce, finds himself transported from fast-paced New York City to a small mid-western town. With an unforgettable rock score by a Tony-Award winning composer, the story is full of hard reality, poignant moments, laughter, and teenage energy. 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect. Rated PG-13 “…shiny and brash new musical.” - NY Times radioactive energy that makes young teenagers so appealing." – NY Times "...has heart and charm." – Variety "...impressively contemporary...." – LA Times
  • Each person will need to:
  • VERY IMPORTANT BRING CALENDARS to NOTE CONFLICTS from mid June through August 12. Wear comfortable clothing. You may be asked to do a simple dance combination. *If you cannot make it to auditions, but wish to be considered for casting, email bobfilippone@gmail.com before June 9th.. Readings will be from sides from the script. Please prepare a 32 bar song, not from the show, for the auditions and bring your sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. We are looking for accuracy with notes and rhythms. We will also be looking for style, so please add personality to the song.
  • Casting- (we will cast anyone that looks like they could be in their teens) ARCHIE- An individual, able to laugh at the world’s problems, loyal and intelligent�Tenor�*Uses crutches/suffers from a degenerative muscle disease BRETT- A popular kid and leader, ready to succeed at another’s expense Baritenor�*This cast member should be able to go up to a high C by falsetto CASSIE- Soprano CHARLOTTE- Mezzo EDDIE- Part of Brett’s pack of popular kids�Tenor + Falsetto�*This cast member should be able to go up to a high C by falsetto for the song “Hey Kendra” EVAN-Bright, charismatic, a bit nerdy, in search of a place to truly fit in. Tenor KENDRA-Bubbly and popular, but slightly naive and impressionable Soprano LUCY- A smart, popular girl who has learned to manipulate her friends Mezzo MALCOM-Part of Brett’s pack of popular kids Baritenor + Falsetto*This cast member should be able to go up to a high C by falsetto for the song “Hey Kendra” MOLLY- Mezzo PATRICE- Sweetly shy, intelligent, mature, an outsider looking in Mezzo�*Strong vocal control and subtlety required RICHIE- High tenor SIMON-Tenor ENSEMBLE- of dancing and singing teens
  • August 9, 10, 11, 12, 2018