ACT Theatre Co.
130 W. 17th Street
Gibson City, IL
            60936

Tel: (217) 784-5654

act@acttheatreco.org

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ACT Theatre Company Call for Auditions

The Knight at Dawn

The Knight at Dawn, Kids

April 18 & 19, 6-9pm

Gibson City United Methodist Church

Sign Up for an audition time

Fee: $40 per actor; $30 for a second sibling; $25 for a third sibling; There is a $100 maximum per family

Audition Details:

  • Actors will be asked to sing "Happy Birthday" and read a short scene
  • Please visit www.acttheatre.org beginning April 6, 2016 to read through scene choices
  • Fees are due at time of audition
  • Please bring a copy of your insurance card
  • Rehearsals will begin June 6
  • Performance dates are Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24

Cast of Characters

  • Jester
  • Jack
  • Minstrels
  • The Black Knight

  • Castle Guards
    • Mustache
    • Squinty
    • Red

    Commoners
    • Sharon The Sheep Shearer
    • Chandler The Candle Maker
    • Bartley of The Barley Meadow
    • Cartwright The Cart Builder
    • Tom The Tinker

    Members of the Royal Court
    • Lord
    • Lady
    • Duke

    Servants and Castle Staff
    • Servant
    • Yates
    • Rikki
    • Baxter
    • Suit #1
    • Suit #2
    • Suit #3
    • Other
    • Keeper #1
    • Keeper #2
    • Keenan
    • Elf

    Dungeon Prisoners
    • Youngest Vagrant
    • Oldest Vagrant
    • Harry

  • Ensemble: Guards, Commoners, Members of the Court, Kids, Suits of Armor, Dungeon Keepers, Prisoners

Shrek Jr

Shrek The Musical, Jr.

April 18 & 19, 6-9pm

Gibson City United Methodist Church

Sign Up for an audition time

Fee: $40 per actor; $30 for a second sibling; $25 for a third sibling; There is a $100 maximum per family

Audition Details

  • Actors will be asked to sing and read a short sentence
  • Please visit www.acttheatre.org beginning April 6, 2016 to read through scene choices
  • Fees are due at time of audition
  • Please bring a copy of your insurance card
  • Rehearsals will begin June 6
  • Performance dates are Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24

Cast of Characters

  • Storyteller #1
  • Storyteller #2
  • StoryTeller #3
  • Mama Ogre
  • Papa Ogre
  • Little Ogre
  • Shrek
  • Captain of the Guards
  • Pinocchio
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Pig 1
  • Pig 2
  • Pig 3
  • Wicked Witch
  • Peter Pan
  • Ugly Duckling
  • Mama Bear
  • Papa Bear
  • Baby Bear
  • Donkey
  • Lord Farquaad
  • Gingy
  • Young Fiona
  • Teen Fiona
  • Princess Fiona
  • Ogre Fiona
  • Puss in Boots
  • Knight 1
  • Knight 2
  • Knight 3
  • Knight 4
  • Dragon
  • Pied Piper
  • Rats
  • Bishop
  • Dwarf

  • Ensemble: Storytellers, Guards, Fairy Tail Creatures, Duloc Performers, Roosters, Birds, Trees, Woodland Creatures, Deer

ACT Audition Preparations

Time to get ready for auditions!

Here's how to access the information you'll want to look through before you audition:

  • Got to mtishows.com
  • On the left side select SHOWS
  • From the drop down menu select BROADWAY JR.
  • From the center tab, choose AUDITION CENTRAL
  • In the search bar, type in SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR or MAGIC TREE HOUSE THE KNIGHT AT DAWN

HOW TO USE THE INFORMATION so you can have a great audition

We will have scripts and music available at auditions. You do not need to print any of this material for your audition.

  • BREAKDOWNS - You can read a brief description of the character
  • SCRIPT - These are excerpts from the script that you can pracice with. (Have your parents or a friend read the other parts with you.)
  • SCORE - Kids auditionign for MAGIC TREE HOUSE do not need to worry about the score. You will sing Happy Birthday.

Actors auditioning for SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR: you will need to select a song to sing from the options available on Audition Central

To Find Soung Clips

  • Got to mtishows.com
  • On the left side select SHOWS
  • From the drop down menu select BROADWAY JR.
  • Scroll down to find SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR.
  • Open that page and on the right you can choose SONGS
  • Click on the song you want to rehearse! (You can also watch the stage show on youtube)

Getting to the Show

Our summer productions will be performed at North City Park in Gibson City, IL 60936

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