Audition

Come Perform With Us!

CenterPoint is a community theatre that welcomes local talent. We have open auditions for every show, so don’t be afraid to join us for an upcoming audition. We look forward to seeing you!

Show Date Director
 A Tale of Two Cities   July 8th  Scott Montgomery
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever  September 9th Wendy Inkley
A Christmas Carol  September 16th  Jim Christian

 

Audition Notices

Web Banner V2_A Tale copy

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ on Saturday, July 8th. Vocal auditions will take place by appointment from 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM. The show runs September 29th through October 28th. Scott Montgomery will direct, Marcie Jacobsen will music direct and Marilyn Montgomery will provide the choreography.

Auditions are open to performers 16 years of age and older and girls ages 7-13 years of age that are 4 ft. 6 inches or shorter. All roles are open. Come prepared to sing no longer than 30 seconds of music in the style of the show. A pianist will be provided. Please no acapella singing or pre-recorded music.

Bring any conflicts from July 8th through October 28th along with a headshot and resume to auditions. Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday, July 12th and Thursday, July 13th. First cast meeting will be Saturday July 15th and rehearsals will start Saturday, August 5th.

Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North, 400 West in Centerville. Enter in the building on the west side basement entrance. Please email the theatre at kdavies@centerpointtheatre.org to schedule an audition time.

CHARACTERS 

SYDNEY CARTON – Drunken, careless English Lawyer in love with Lucie Manette. (Baritone low G to G, 2 octaves) Age 30-40 

Dr. ALEXANDRE MANETTE – French doctor unjustly imprisoned in the Bastille for 17 years. Father of Lucie. (Bari/tenor sings to G) Age Range 45+

LUCIE MANETTE – Manette’s young daughter. Thought orphaned as a child. Loved by Darnay and Carton.  (Soprano sings to Bb) Age Range to play mid to young 20s

CHARLES DARNAY aka EVREMONDE – Good – Hearted, upstanding young French Aristocrat. Marries Lucie. (Bari-tenor sings to Ab) Age Range-20-30

MADAME THERESE DEFARGE – Patient wife of Defarge who supports his dream of revolution in France. (Strong belt; must belt / mix to E) Age Range 30-40

ERNEST DEFARGE – Manette’s old servant. Wine merchant and budding revolutionary. (Bari-tenor sings to G/ optional A) Age Range 30-40

JARVIS LORRY – English Banker who adopts the Manettes as a surrogate family. (Possibly non singing role). Age Range 55+

MISS PROSS – Lucie Manette’s no-nonsense English Nanny and friend. Some minimal singing required.  Age Range 50+

JOHN BARSAD – Turncoat English con-man and spy. Secretly in the pay of the Marquis. – Strong Character Actor (Baritone)

MARQUIS ST. EVERMONDE / ENSEMBLE ­ -Predatory, immoral French Aristocrat. Uncle to Darnay. (Baritone sings to F#) Age Range 50+

JERRY CRUNCHER – English odd-job man for Mr. Lorry. Moonlights as a graverobber. (Baritone)

STRYVER / ENSEMBLE – Blustering senior barrister; Carton’s employer. (Baritone)

GABELLE / ENSEMBLE – Servant to the Marquis. Friend to Darnay (Baritone) 

GASPARD / ENSEMBLE – French peasant whose child is run down by the Marquis St. Evremonde (Bartione)

LITTLE LUCIE – Charles Darnay and Lucie Manette’s little girl (will audition those 7-13 years old) Solo singing. Must be no taller than 4’6”

SEAMSTRESS / ENSEMBLE  – Timid, young woman unjustly condemned to die on the guillotine. (Lyric Soprano sings to D) Age 16+

YOUNG MAN / ENSEMBLE – Early to late teens, young Peasant mortally wounded by the Marquis.  (Tenor sings to A) Ages 16 +

ATTORNEY GENERAL / ENSEMBLE – Smug showman prosecutor in cahoots with Barsad against Darnay. (Bass/Baritone)

FRENCH PRESIDENT / ENSEMBLE – Presides over the Tribunal in Paris

TURNKEY / ENSEMBLE – Guard in the Parisian prison of La Force where Darnay is Kept. 

JACQUES #1 & #2 / ENSEMBLE – 2 French peasants working toward French Revolution

LITTLE GASPARD / ENSEMBLE ­– will cast separately

ENSEMBLE – Additional Roles will be cast from the Ensemble. Must be a strong singer and be able to move well. Men and woman of all ages and ethnicities, older than 16 years old, are encouraged to audition.