Auditions


Winnie the Pooh Auditions


 
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Description:
Citadel Theatre is pleased to announce non-AEA auditions for its Theatre for Young Audiences' production of the Disney musical "WINNNIE THE POOH," directed by Gregg Dennhardt. Created by Cheryl Davis with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez with music adapted and arranged by Will Van Dyke and based on the stories of A.A, Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film; "WINNIE THE POOH" is presented by special arrangement with MTI (Music Theatre International from its Broadway Junior Collection. “POOH” is a delightful adaptation of Milne’s classic books. All the favorite characters are brought to life by a cast of nine: Piglet, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Christopher Robin and, of course, Winnie the Pooh. The Bear with little brain is on his perpetual quest for honey. Along the way, his best friend, Christopher Robin, is missing. Pooh and his friends go on a search for the boy fearing that he has been kipnapped by the mysterious “Backson”. Ten delightful songs including the well-known “Winnie the Pooh” and “The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers” musically enhance the story.This is a very special one hour Theatre for Young Audiences piece to introduce young that kids (and adult kids) of all ages to theatre.

Auditions:

September 3 and 4 – Tuesday/Wednesday: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

1020 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL

 Callbacks:

September 10 – Tuesday: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Citadel Theatre

300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Characters:
WINNIE THE POOH – (male/female – any age) Christopher Robin's stuffed bear and best friend

TIGGER – (male/female – any age) a bouncy and boisterous tiger

PIGLET - (male/female – any age) a shy and loyal pig

RABBIT - (male/female – any age) a nervous and fidgety rabbit

KANGA/ROO – (female – any age) a kind and motherly and her puppet joey

EEYORE - (male/female – any age) a quiet and gloomy donkey

OWL/CHRISTOPHER ROBIN – (male – young boyish) a semi-knowledgeable and confident owl doubles as a curious boy who lives near the Hundred Acre Wood

Time Commitment:

Regular rehearsals will be on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday beginning September 16. Rehearsal locations and Tech/Dress rehearsals TBA. Performances are Saturday and Sunday, October 12, 13, 26, 27 at 11:00am and 1:00pm.  Performances will be held at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, IL.

Material To Prepare: 

Please prepare a 60-90 second humorous monologue, and please remember this is for a Theatre for Young Audiences show so choose your monologue accordingly, and 16-32 bars of an up-tempo theatre song. An accompanist will be provided. 

Contact Info:

Please submit your resume and headshot to auditions@citadeltheatre.org. You will receive an audition time and audition form by return email. If you have a definite preference, please let us know in your initial audition request, and we will try to accommodate you. If you can only submit a video audition, it must be received at the above email address NO LATER than Saturday September 1, 2020

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