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Young Talent Wanted for "The Secret Garden" Singing Audition

Mount Vernon, WA, United States
ID: 570689Exp: 9/10/2024

Seeking young talent for the singing audition of "The Secret Garden." Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: This enchanting classic of children’s literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style. Orphaned in India, 11-year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his disabled son Colin. The estate’s many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the “Dreamers,” spirits from Mary’s past who guide her through her new life, dramatizing The Secret Garden’s compelling tale of forgiveness and renewal Additional info: Callbacks: Thursday, September 12th – 6 pm-7 pm Children (Invite only. Be dressed to move comfortably.) Thursday, September 12th – 7 pm-9 pm Teens & Adults (Invite only. Be dressed to move comfortably.) *Not being invited to callbacks does not mean you won’t be cast. Although theater experience is helpful, it is not required to audition. WHAT TO PREPARE: Music A verse and chorus of two contrasting pieces (each no longer than 60 seconds) Must have accompaniment (either piano or karaoke track) A pianist will be provided Speaker will be provided for phone/device There is no need to prepare a monologue or dance routine. The directors want to see your acting skills during your song. Movement/choreography will be part of callbacks. REHEARSALS AND SHOWS September 16th-December 5th, Mondays-Thursdays, 6-9 pm** **Not all characters will be called for every rehearsal. Show Dates: 12/6: 7:30pm 12/7: 7:30pm 12/8: 2:00pm 12/12: 7:30pm 12/13: 7:30pm 12/14: 7:30pm 12/15: 2:00pm 1219: 7:30pm 12/20: 7:30pm 12/21: 2:00pm Please see the attachment for details. If you are interested please apply.

21 roles

LilyFemale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s aunt, Mr. Craven’s wife, now dead. Supporting. Soprano

Mary LennoxFemale7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

A ten–year-old girl. Lead. Soprano

Mrs. MedlockFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mr. Craven’s housekeeper. Featured. Spoken

Dr. Neville CravenMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mr. Craven’s brother. Supporting. Baritone

MarthaFemale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A housemaid. Supporting. Mezzo-Soprano

Archibald CravenMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s uncle and lord of Misselthwaite Manor. Lead. Baritone

Ben WeatherstaffMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Head gardener. Featured. Tenor

DickonMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Martha’s brother. Supporting. Tenor

Colin CravenMale7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

Archibald Craven’s ten-year-old son. Supporting. Treble / Boy Soprano

Mrs. WinthropFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Headmistress. Featured. Spoken

Rose Lennox – DreamerFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s mother. Featured. Soprano

Captain Albert Lennox – DreamerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s father. Featured. Tenor

Alice – DreamerFemale7-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Rose’s friend. Ensemble. Soprano

Lieutenant Wright – DreamerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Officer in Mary’s father’s unit. Ensemble. Tenor

Lieutenant Shaw – DreamerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Fellow officer. Ensemble. Baritone

Major Shelley – DreamerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Officer. Ensemble. Tenor

Mrs. Shelley – DreamerFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Major Shelley’s wife. Ensemble. Mezzo-Soprano

Major Holmes – DreamerMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Officer. Ensemble. Tenor

Claire Holmes – DreamerFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Major Holmes’ wife. Ensemble. Mezzo-Soprano

FakirMale7-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Tenor

AyahFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mary’s Indian nanny. Ensemble. Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano