** AUDITION NOTICE **
Auditions for A Night On Broadway
Announcing auditions for The Newtowne Player’s “A Night on Broadway”. This is NTP’s annual cabaret featuring Broadway favorites through the ages! We plan to curate a song list with actor input, ensuring a wide array of songs from Broadway's Golden Era up through modern musical theatre.
Sunday, June 6th from 3:30-5:30PM
Tuesday, June 8th from 6:30-8:30PM
Callbacks will be scheduled at a later date if needed
If you are unable to attend these audition sessions, you may submit a video audition by 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 8th. Please see instructions below for submitting a video audition via the audition form.
Three Notch Theatre
21744 South Coral Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653
September 9 - 26, 2021
Performances will take place indoors at Three Notch Theatre Thursdays - Sundays.
Director: Sarah Gravelle
Assistant Director: Jay McKulka
Producer: Stacy Oosterink
Fill out the Audition Google Form prior to auditions: (There will be a place to upload your video on the form if you cannot attend auditions in person.)
Please prepare 32-64 measures (1-2 minutes) of a Broadway style song. Pick a song that best showcases your range and personality. It is not required to have your audition memorized, please bring your own music as there is no printer available on site.
For in-person auditions, please email an accompaniment track for your song to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Subject line [(Your Full Name) Audition Track]. (YouTube tracks, mp3s and mp4s are all acceptable formats.)
Please be sure to list ALL conflicts on the audition form. Include all potential conflicts from the audition date through the closing of the show. We know summer is busy, we can work around conflicts we know about ahead of time.
We are looking for strong singers with excellent pitch and tone, who are able to emote and show expression while they sing. Dance experience is a bonus, but not required. There will not be a dance portion to the audition, but there will be a place to note any past experience on your audition form.
For more information, please contact the directing team via email at email@example.com
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NTP will be following CDC and Maryland Department of Health (MDH) guidance for performers and crew. We will implement a regular screening process which includes CDC and MDH recommended self-check questions.
As updated guidance is released from the State and County Health departments this guidance may be modified. We appreciate your flexibility as we seek to open our first show safely.
This is my first audition, any advice?
It's easy (and very normal) to become nervous about auditioning, especially if it's your first time. Relax! You're going to be great. The most important thing is to just have fun ... that's why we're all here, right?!
What should I prepare?
Most of our auditions will include cold reading from the script. There will be select scenes from the play that the director may ask you to read from. You will be given time to look over them before you step into the limelight! Musicals require a prepared song (usually about 16 bars). Special requirements will be posted in the audition notice.
Should I come both days?
Most of our shows will have two days of regular auditions. You only need to come for one day. We hold two rounds of auditions with the hope that at least one of the days will work with everyone's schedule. If it does not, use the audition line to contact the director and make other arrangements.
What should I wear?
Always wear comfortable clothing that you can move well in, and please wear closed-toe shoes. Special requirements for dance will be noted in the audition notice.
I was cast in the show. Now What?
Congratulations! Being in a show is one of the most fun and rewarding things to do, we hope you have a blast. Make sure you check your email often, we will be in touch soon with rehearsal and performance schedules. If your email address changes, let us know immediately.
I wasn't cast this time. Now what?
Auditioning for any show is always a great experience, regardless of whether you make it or not! Keep up the good work. If you are still looking for ways to get involved, check out the show pages, there are volunteer opportunities posted and opportunities to help out in the front of house.
Equal Opportunity Statement
NTP endorses the goals of diversity and inclusion, the principle of equal opportunity, and condemns racism, prejudice, discrimination, and exclusion for all participants in NTP activities. To these ends, it is NTP’s policy that no person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in participation, membership, or production opportunities in any theatrical discipline or area of theatrical production based on race, color, culture, age, gender, physical disability, or sexual orientation. While we recognize that there can be no interference with the artistic integrity or contractual rights of the author, director, or other production members, we urge all NTP participants to challenge traditional stereotypes. We acknowledge that the growth and vitality of our theater is dependent upon the inclusion of diverse voices and impulses in writing, casting, directing, and producing. Casting decisions must be based upon the needs of the production. There shall be no agreements made to cast based on factors not inherently tied to the production.
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