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AUDITIONS - James and the Giant Peach JR.
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James and The Giant Peach, JR features a robust cast of supporting, featured, and ensemble characters to tell the story. These roles are the mainstay of this energetic musical production. JGP, Jr is adapted for the youth stage and provides a unique experience for each performer to explore and create memorable characters in an ensemble, developing invaluable skills to grow as an actor.
WHAT TO BRING
Bring your calendar. Directors must be notified of all rehearsal conflicts at the time of auditions. Absences during TECH WEEK (the week leading up to performances) are not permitted.
Bring a headshot and resume if available
Bring your audition sides
Bring a smile and lots of energy!
Parents: Bring your $75 refundable volunteer deposit due at auditions - REQUIRED
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE
Sign-in when you arrive
Fill out auditions forms
Review the audition sides
Stretch, play, relax, warm-up your voice
During the audition - When you audition you will sing the audition song(s), as well as read, recite, or repeat from the audition sides (depending on ability). You will be invited to present a monologue, tell a joke, showcase gymnastics, martial arts, or dancing talents. Showcasing Contemporary, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap dance skills is encouraged.
Please prepare to sing the audition song “Right Before Your Eyes” and at least ONE ADDITIONAL SONG BELOW:
Right Before Your Eyes
Lyrics - Right before your eyes, marvel as magic is on display, Right before your eyes, All might seem tragic, but then it’s okay, Poof! A new surprise, Right before your eyes!
Poor Unfortunate Souls
For singers with a strong belt sing Poor Unfortunate Souls from 3:00 to 3:40
On YOur Way Home (Reprise)
Estuary, RP, Cockney - Do your best!
Ladahlord, James, Mrs/Mr. Trotter, Insects - British Estuary Dialect
Spiker, Sponge - British Cockney Dialect