Upcoming Auditions

Join us for upcoming auditions at the Sioux City Community Theatre! Auditions are open to the public and anyone can try out. Auditions usually run two nights and require participants to read a passage from a script by themselves or with another actor, and sing if they are trying out for a musical.

Before you come to the audition, please fill out an Audition Form.

Upcoming Auditions:

Into the Woods (July 12 – 28, 2019)

Auditions: Monday, May 13 at 7:00 PM and Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 PM
Location: Sioux City Community Theatre, 1401 Riverside Boulevard in Sioux City
Performance Dates: 10 performances; July 12 – 28, 2019.
Director: Wayne Blum

ABOUT THE SHOW:

The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

Please arrive early to fill out the audition form (be sure to bring a list of all conflicts). Everyone auditioning will be asked to sing 16-32 bars of a prepared song and read aloud from the script. Please bring your own accompaniment – a CD/MP3 player will be provided.

SHOW DATES:

Friday, July 12 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13 – 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 14 – 2:00 PM

Friday, July 19 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 20 – 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 21 – 2:00 PM

Thursday, July 25 – 7:30 PM
Friday, July 26 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 27 – 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 28 – 2:00 PM

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Roles are available for 7+ men and 11+ women. Youth and adults will be considered for the roles of Jack and Little Red. All roles are available and casting is open. Newcomers are welcome and encouraged to audition.

NARRATOR (Baritone [Low G2 to High E4]): An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.

CINDERELLA (Soprano [Low G3 to High G5]): A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.

JACK (Tenor [Low B2 to High G4]): The feckless Giant killer who is ‘almost a man.’ He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.

JACK’S MOTHER (Soprano [Low Bb3 to High Gb5]): Browbeating and weary, Jack’s protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.

THE BAKER (Baritone [Low Ab2 to High G4]): A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.

THE BAKER’S WIFE (Mezzo-Soprano [Low F3 to High G5]): Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.

CINDERELLA’S STEPMOTHER (Mezzo-Soprano [Low A3 to High F#5]): The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.

FLORINDA and LUCINDA (Mezzo-Sopranos [Low C4 to High Ab5]): Cinderella’s stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD (Mezzo-Soprano [Low Bb3 to High F5]): A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.

THE WITCH (Mezzo-Soprano [Low F3 to High G5]): Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.

CINDERELLA’S MOTHER (Alto [Low E4 to High F5]): Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.

MYSTERIOUS MAN (Baritone [Low G2 to High Eb4]): A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.

WOLF (Baritone/Tenor [Low Bb2 to High Gb4]): Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.

RAPUNZEL (Soprano [Low B3 to High A5]): A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.

CINDERELLA’S PRINCE (Baritone/Tenor [Low B2 to High F4]): Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.

RAPUNZEL’S PRINCE (Baritone [Low C#3 to High E4]): Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.

GIANT: Voiceover. The Giant’s wife is an angry and vengeful ‘monster.’ She is seeking restitution for her loss.

If you are interested in getting involved with the show but do not want to appear onstage, there are many areas in which you can help, including backstage, technical work, costuming, and set construction.

For more information, please contact the theater at (712) 233-2788 or email the director, Wayne Blum, at blum.wayne@gmail.com.

See you at auditions!

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