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Annie

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Information Night

Friday the 12th of February 2016

7:30pm at Logan Street Church Hall

4 Logan Street, Frankston.

Come and meet our friendly production team

Director: Michelle Thomas

Choreographer: Kyla Kay

Vocal coach: Talaylin Zeppa

Orchestral director: Malcom Huddle

Production coordinators: Alex Mealey & Michelle McKinnon

Audition Dates

Vocal audition and script read-through

Friday the 19th February: 6pm-10pm

Saturday the 20th February: 10am-5pm

Dance audition

Sunday the 21st February: 1:30pm-6pm

Auditionees must attend both vocal/script read-through and dance audition to be considered for a role

Callbacks Tuesday evening February 23rd

This will be an ALL ages cast

We will need a lot of adults as well as kids for this show. If you would like to audition for one of the child characters we would like you to look, or be aged between, 5 and 14 years old. Adults characters and ensemble cast members should be aged 14 years and over. You can find a list of characters and their ages here.
NB: We will be double casting  the female orphans for this show. Both casts of orphans will perform four shows each over the July school holidays. Female children who are 14 years and under may audition for a role as an orphan.

 Audition Requirements

Auditionees will be required to attend two separate auditions:

1. A vocal audition, with a script read-through.

2. A group dance audition.

Vocal audition with script read-through

For the vocal audition please sing 2 contrasting songs in the style of the show, that are NOT from the show Annie. If we are running late we may not have time to hear you sing both songs in your audition, but please have 2 ready.
Please bring sheet music for each of your songs, no backing tracks. A pianist will accompany you during the audition. Sheet music can be downloaded at www.musicnotes.com
For the script read-through you will be able to download the script for your chosen character upon booking your audition. We will also have hard copy scripts available at the audition in case you would like to arrive early and practice. We do not expect you to memorise the script, you can have the script in front of you for this part of the audition. What we are looking for is how you use your voice convey the character’s personality, emotions, and state of mind.

Please bring

A 5×7 head shot with your name written on the back

A completed audition form – download it here.

A maximum 1 page CV

Sheet music for both of your songs

Group dance audition

There will be separate group dance audition for adults, and children. The adult group audition will take 30minutes, while the kids audition will go for 45minutes.

Please bring

Comfortable clothes to wear that ar enot loose or baggy, but will allow you to move and extend to your full capacity.

Dance shoes if you have them, but it is perfectly fine if you don’t have any.

If your dance audition is before your vocal audition, please also bring:

A 5×7 head shot with your name written on the back

A completed audition form – download it here.

A maximum 1 page CV

A committee member will be present at each audition to ensure a fair selection process

How to book your audition

Auditions can be booked online through a link that will be posted here once the information night has finished on the 12th of February.
You can also keep a look out on our facebook page for this link.

On being cast…

If you are successful, do not cut, change or colour your hair until after the final performance.
The director and creative team have the final say on who is cast. Any and all correspondence is to go through the production managers at annieproductionmanager@gmail.com

Rehearsals

Rehearsals will be Friday evenings and Sundays. Plus a couple of full weekend rehearsals involving: Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon.

Show dates

Friday 1st July: Evening performance Cast A
Saturday 2nd July: Matinee Cast B, Evening performance Cast A
Sunday 3rd July: Matinee Cast B
Friday 8th July: Matinee Cast A, Evening performance Cast B
Saturday 9th July: Matinee Cast A, Evening performance Cast B
NB: There is a Friday daytime performance on the 8th of July which adults may
need to book off work.

ANNIE AUDITION CHECKLIST

Make sure you book both a vocal/script read-through and a dance audition.
Please make sure you bring the following:
 5×7 head shot with your name on the back
Completed audition form – download it here.

(Optional) 1 page maximum CV

Sheet music for 2 contrasting songs in the style of Annie (no backing tracks)

(Optional) Dance shoes for your dance audition

Your confidence and enthusiasm!!

And remember to arrive at least 15minutes early to calm your nerves and warm up your vocal cords and muscles.

2015 Annual General Meeting

Peoples Playhouse is advising all that our Annual General meeting will be held on…..

Sunday 13th September , 2.00pm

at Logan St Church Hall, Frankston.

Peoples Playhouse has been offering opportunities to Thespians of all ages for over 20 years. It has been through the dedication and hard work of our committees and volunteers that has allowed Peoples Playhouse to continue for this long. This is a public meeting and all interested parties are welcome and encouraged to attend. All committee of management positions will be declared vacant and nominations welcomed.

Please note that the positions of President and Treasurer must be filled by persons who have previously served one full term as an ordinary member of the committee of management.

All nominations must be received by the Secretary in writing at least seven days prior to the AGM. The final day for nominations is Sunday 6th September 2015. Please complete your nomination by downloading the appropriate form below and send via

email to info@peoplesplayhouse.asn.au or

post to The Secretary Peoples Playhouse POBox 4204 Frankston Heights  3199.

 

Regards

Yvette Leach

Secretary

Peoples Playhouse

Agenda – AGM 13th September 2015

Peoples Playhouse nomination form

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