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Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this magically sweet adventure at The New Theatre on Main!

Child Auditions: Sunday, August 28 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (kids only!)

Adult Auditions: Sunday, August 28 and Monday, August 29 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Callbacks: Tuesday August 30 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. You will be notified before noon on August 30 if you are needed at callbacks. Callbacks will consist of cold readings from the script, and any potential oompa loompas will learn a very simple dance. Non-dancers don’t worry! This is not a dance heavy show. Most of the “dancing” will be more of light choreographed blocking.

Rehearsals will begin around September 20th. Performance dates are November 11- December 4; Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 4:00 p.m., plus one private performance for our corporate sponsor on Saturday, Nov 19 @ 2:00 p.m.

There are 19 roles available. The actors playing Mr. Salt, Mrs. Gloop and Mrs. Beauregarde will be wigged and quick-changed to play Grandpa George, Grandma Georgina and Grandma Josephina.

Please note, the role of Willy Wonka/Candy Man has been cast!

ADULT ROLES
Grandpa Joe – Male, age 60-70
Mr. Bucket – Male, age 30-40
Mrs. Bucket – Female, age 30-40
Ms. Teavee – Female, age 30-50
Ms. Beauregarde – Female, age 30-50
Ms. Gloop – Female, age 30-50
Mr. Salt – Male, age 30-50
Phineous Trout – Male or Female, age 25-50 (minimal/non-singing)

CHILD ROLES
An educational fee of $45 will be required from each actor under age 16 that is cast in the show. This does not apply to all that audition, only to those who are cast.

Charlie Bucket – Male, age 10-13
Violet Beauregarde – Female, age 9-15
Veruca Salt – Female, age 9-13
Augustus Gloop – Male, Age, 9-15
Mike Teavee – Male, age 9-13
Oompa Loompa Laffy Taffy – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter
Oompa Loompa Sweetart – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter
Oompa Loompa Gobstopper – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter
Oompa Loompa Pixy Stick – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter
Oompa Loompa Nerd – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter
Oompa Loompa Runt – Male/Female, 5ft tall or shorter

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
1. Please sign up for an audition appointment on SignUp Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904054fafaf22a02-willy


2. Prepare 16-32 bars of music in the style of the show. Bring your sheet music with you, an accompanist will be provided.
3. Bring a performance resume if you have one.
4. Arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition time in order to fill out an Audition Sheet.
4. Please be prepared to share all conflicts between September 20th through November 10th.
5. Children, please bring a photo of yourself to the audition. It does not need to be professional, just a photo that shows us your lovely face!

Questions? Please contact director Allision Chicorel at allichic@gmail.com

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