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Child and Teen Singing Audition for "Anastasia" Play

Scottsdale, AZ, United States
ID: 570620Exp: 7/26/2024
Description:

Audition opportunity for child singers for the play "Anastasia." Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Theatre is excited to present the mystery, excitement, and adventure of Anastasia. Based on the animated film, this musical transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the bustling Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the help of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find a home, love, and family. Additional info: Callbacks will be on Tuesday, July 30th between 5 pm and 8 pm Performances will be October 25-27, 2024 If you are interested please apply.

8 roles

ANYAFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

When we first meet Anya she is a lost soul but with great strength, pride, and dignity. As the story progresses she begins to discover her sense of self and the possibility that she may be the missing daughter of Tsar Nicholas. Must possess a sense of humor, wit, and determined spirit. Her transformation into Anastasia should be breathtaking. Soprano with a very strong, controlled belt. Vocal range: A3-Eb4.

DMITRYMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An opportunist trying to make it on the streets of Russia by selling stolen objects from the Tsarist past. He is the prince of St. Petersburg’s black market. He creates the scheme to find an Anastasia impersonator in order to gain the reward for her safe return. He is smooth, persuasive and a real operator. Must have a sense of danger, edginess, and charm. Not a typical romantic leading man although he and Anya eventually fall in love. Baritenor. Vocal range: A2-A4.

DOWAGER EMPRESSFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

She is the formidable and imperious grandmother of Anastasia. Anastasia is her favorite grandchild and she loves her with all her heart. She never truly gives up the belief that her granddaughter might be alive but finally after years of enduring Anastasia pretenders she becomes hardened and bitter. It is only when she meets Anya that her old spirit begins to return. Actress must have elegance, beauty, and a regal bearing. Alto or actress who is very comfortable with singing. Vocal range: F3-Bb4

VLADMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Before the revolution, Vlad was a minor functionary at the imperial court. He is Dmitry’s right hand man and because of his romantic relationship with Lily he arranges a meeting between Anya and the Dowager Empress. Actor must have wit, style and be a character comedian with panache with generosity of spirit. He cares deeply for both Anya and Dmitry and doesn’t want either of them to get hurt. Baritone. Vocal range: A2-F4.

GLEBMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A member of the Chekist secret police. A zealot with tremendous intensity and a dangerous sexuality. As the play progresses we see him rise in power and position within the political party. He is in love with Anya but would not be above killing her if necessary. Not the typical villain; he must be likable. Baritenor. Vocal range: A2-Gb4.

LILYFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

She is the Dowager Empress’s confidante/lady-in-waiting. She’s compassionate, respectful, and good at her job, but when she’s away from the Dowager she knows how to have a good time and rules the Russian expat roost. A character comedienne, but with allure and sex appeal. Strong movement or dance ability. Alto. Vocal range: Eb3-A4.

LITTLE ANASTASIAFemale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The willful, brave, and sweet youngest daughter of the Tsar of Russia. She’s heartbroken that her grandmother, the Dowager, is leaving Russia. Strong movement ability; beautiful soprano voice.

ALEXI ROMANOVMale8-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Son and heir of the Tsar, a high-spirited boy afflicted with hemophilia. Strong movement ability; beautiful soprano voice.