Auditions for the 2021/2022 Season, Mamma Mia! and General Auditions

*Note: Those auditioning for Mamma Mia! need to prepare a song in the style of that show specifically. Those auditioning for Mamma Mia! in addition to another show in the 2021/22 season will need to prepare two songs - one for Mamma Mia! and one for the rest of the season.

PERSONNEL

Max Quinlan (Producing Artistic Director)

SEEKING

Please see individual breakdowns for available roles, dates, and details for the 2021/22 season

 

General Musical and Non-Musical Auditions for new Producing Artistic Director, Max Quinlan

Due to potential conflicts with High School graduations, as well as COVID-19 concerns, we will be accepting video audition submissions in addition to scheduling in-person auditions. If you are able and feel comfortable, we invite and welcome you to audition in person!

WHEN

Saturday, June 5, 2021 -  2021/22 Season, and Mamma Mia! Auditions

Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 2021/22 Season, and Mamma Mia! Auditions - Invited dance call for individual performers  

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - General Auditions

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - General Auditions/ Callbacks

Audition times will be appointed individually. Each actor will receive an audition time based on their submission preferences

WHAT

2021/2022 Season Auditions: Please prepare a song of your own choosing in the style of the show you are most interested in. Make sure the song does not exceed 32 bars in length or 1 ½  minutes in time

Mamma Mia! Auditions: Please prepare a contemporary musical theatre piece, or pop song of your own choosing. Make sure the song does not exceed 32 bars in length or 1 ½  minutes in time

General Auditions: See breakdown below

WHERE

Greenville Theatre

SUBMISSION

Please email all submissions to: max@greenvilletheatre.org by Sunday, May 30, 2021. 

 

Subject line: Greenville Theatre Auditions, (INSERT YOUR NAME) 


Please submit your headshot/resume (preferably as a PDF)

Please indicate the following in the body of your email:

  • If you would like a general audition appointment for future seasons

  • The show(s) you are interested in auditioning for in the 2021/22 season

  • The role(s) you are willing to accept for each production in the 2021/22 season including Mamma Mia! (Lead, Supporting, Ensemble)

  • Vaccination status

  • If you will be attending auditions in-person or submitting a video (Video audition details will be sent separately)

 Greenville Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages performers of all backgrounds, ethnicities, gender expressions, ages, and abilities to audition.

Due to the re-scheduling of our season, cast openings are now available for shows throughout the 2021/2022 season! Please see individual breakdowns for available roles, dates, and details 

BREAKDOWNS

The Producers

THE PRODUCERS

Book: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

Music: Mel Brooks
Director: Max Quinlan
Choreographer: Kimberlee Ferreira

Music Director: Victoria Adams

First Rehearsal: Monday, July 12, 2021 
Tech Begins: Sunday, September 5, 2021 
Opening: Friday, September 10, 2021 
Closing: Sunday, September 26, 2021

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING ROLES ONLY:

 

4 Female Ensemble Members: Seeking female-identifying actors, any ethnicity, 16+ age. 

All ensemble actors must have strong dance abilities. 

Guys And Dolls

GUYS AND DOLLS

Book: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Music: Frank Loesser

Director: Max Quinlan
Choreographer: Kimberlee Ferreira

Music Director: Victoria Adams

 

First Rehearsal: Monday, January 3, 2022
Tech Begins: Sunday, February 27, 2022 
Opening: Friday, March 4, 2022 
Closing: Sunday, March 20, 2022

 

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING ROLES ONLY:

 

6 Male Ensemble Members: Seeking male identifying actors, any ethnicity, 16+ age. All male ensemble actors must be comfortable with movement, strong singers, and confident in creating diverse characters. 

 

2 Female Ensemble Members: Seeking female identifying actors, any ethnicity, 16+ age. 

We are searching for a wide range of ensemble women. 1 Hotbox Girl and 1 member of the Salvation Army. Must be strong singer, actors - movement ability is a plus. 

Mamma Mia!

MAMMA MIA!

Book: Catherine Johnson

Music and Lyrics: Benny Anderson and Bjørn Ulvaeus

Director: Max Quinlan
Choreographer: Kimberlee Ferreira

Music Director: Victoria Adams

 

First Rehearsal: On/about Monday, April 4, 2022 
Tech Begins: Sunday, May 29, 2022 
Opening: Friday, June 3, 2022 
Closing: Sunday, June 26, 2022

 

Casting "'Mamma Mia!" Synopsis: The songs of the pop group ABBA provide the score and backdrop for this romantic comedy that contrasts the dreams and desires of a young woman about to get married with those of her mother, a free spirit of the 70s who never married. The show takes place at a taverna on a Greek island.

*Although pronouns are defined in the text, we welcome actors of any gender expression to audition*

 

Donna (Lead): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 38-55, any ethnicity, pop soprano.

A strong feminist with a zany, free-spirited, vulnerable personality. The mother of a 20-year-old, owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island, and is the former lead singer of a group called “Donna and the Dynamos.”

 

Sophie (Lead): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 18-30, any ethnicity, pop soprano. 

(CAST, seeking understudy only) 

A strongminded, hopeless-romantic individual with a kind, infectious personality. She is determined to find happiness and desires the conventional marriage which she feels always eluded her mother. She is in search of her biological father before getting married. 

 

Tanya (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 38-55, any ethnicity, pop mezzo-soprano.

A confident, witty, sophisticated individual. Not afraid to use what she has to get what she wants. A former singer in the “Dynamos.”


Rosie (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 38-55, any ethnicity, pop alto.

A kooky, energetic, intelligent individual with a confident exterior but shy underneath. Runs and writes for a feminist press and is a former singer in the “Dynamos.” Seeking strong comedic actor. 

 

Sam (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 38-55, any ethnicity, actor who sings, baritone. 

A charming, successful architect. Sam may be Sophie’s father. He left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman.

 

Harry (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 38-55, any ethnicity, actor who sings, baritone/tenor. 

British financier, buttoned-up, and wealthy. Harry may be Sophie’s father. He has become very conservative, but is trying to reconnect with his more free, youthful self; must be able to do a very convincing English accent.

 

Bill (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 38-55, any ethnicity, actor who sings, baritone.

(CAST, seeking understudy only)

A free-spirit, good-natured, funny individual. Bill may be Sophie’s father. He is a travel writer with a grand presence, zero possessions, and no strings attached.

 

Sky (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 20-30, any ethnicity, pop tenor, movement ability. 

An easy-going, hopeless-romantic, good-natured individual. Sky has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie. He is the life of the party, athletic, and loyal. 

 

Lisa (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 18-30, any ethnicity, pop mezzo-soprano. 

A very energetic, kooky, cheerful personality.  She is Sophie’s best friend and arrives to be a bridesmaid at the wedding. 

 

Ali (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: She/Her, 18-30, any ethnicity, pop mezzo-soprano.

A supportive, kind, methodical individual. She is one of Sophie’s friends. 

 

Pepper (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 18-30, any ethnicity, pop tenor.

A charming, flirtatious, confident individual. He is one of Sky’s friends and helps run Donna’s hotel. 

 

Eddie (Supporting): Character’s pronouns: He/Him, 18-30, any ethnicity, pop baritone/tenor.

A very easy-going, laid back individual. He is also friends with Sky and works at Donna’s hotel. 

 

Ensemble Roles: Seeking actors of any gender expression, any ethnicity, 16+ age. 

All ensemble actors must move and sing well. The ensemble plays a wide variety of roles. Seeking confident performers adept at creating strong, textured, fully-realized characters. 

General Auditions

GENERAL AUDITIONS 

Musical and Non-Musical

Producing Artistic Director: Max Quinlan
Resident Choreographer: Kimberlee Ferreira

Resident Music Director: Victoria Adams

 

For Musical Auditions: Please prepare 2 contrasting songs of your own choosing. Please select material that shows off both your personality and vocal range. Both songs should not exceed 32 bars in length or 1 ½ minutes in time. One may also choose to sing 1 song and present 1 monologue not exceeding 1 ½ minutes in length. 

 

For Non- Musical (straight play) auditions: Please prepare 2 contrasting monologues, no more than 1 ½ minutes in length each.

 

Note: Singers will need to provide their own sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist.

Note on COVID-19 vaccinations: Greenville Theatre strongly encourages all hired performers to get fully vaccinated prior to the start date of their first rehearsal.