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Seeking Teens for "Mean Girls" HS Version

Nashua, NH, United States
ID: 571098Exp: 8/19/2024
Description:

"Mean Girls" HS Version is looking for performers ages 14-18 years old. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady and her friends devise a “Revenge Party” to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung. Additional info: The initial audition will consist of a singing audition and acting exercise. Please prepare a 32-bar (~30-second) cut from a song that fits the style of the show and suits your voice. This is a pop-rock musical, so consider songs from similar musicals like Rent, Legally Blonde, Six, Heathers, Aida, 9 to 5, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, School of Rock, The Wedding Singer, etc. Selections from the show are also encouraged. If you are auditioning for a lead who belts, we need to hear your belt! Avoid classic musicals from very different genres (“The Sound of Music”, for example, will not tell directors how your voice will fit into this show!) Your audition should be memorized and show your ability to portray the character’s emotions, mannerisms, etc. The dance will not be done until the invitational callback. The invitational callbacks will include dance, singing, and readings from the script. Callbacks for the show will be on Thursday, Aug 22nd by invitation. Note that the participation fee will be applied. REHEARSALS: Rehearsals will be held 3 times per week: Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays, 6-9 pm. Tech Week rehearsals are mandatory and will be Sun 11/10 through Thurs 11/14, 5-9 pm. The first rehearsal will be Monday, August 26th. PERFORMANCES (November 15-24) See the attachment for the audition form. If interested, please apply.

10 roles

CadyFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A new junior at North Shore High School, Cady grew up in Africa and was homeschooled by her wildlife biologist parents. She is warm, bright, and strong enough to take on The Plastics. Is the emotional heart of our story. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: G3

ReginaFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Regina is the Queen Bee of the Plastics. When she shines her light on you, you feel like the most important person in the world. When that light goes cold, you want to die. She is regal, still, and “hot”, but at her most vulnerable moments, she is just a kid in over her head. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: F#3

JanisFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An “Art Freak” and social outcast, Janis is not afraid to be weird or make others uncomfortable. She paints herself as an objective observer, but, like so many of us, she longs to avenge the devastating events of eighth grade. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: Ab3

DamianMale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Outgoing and an active member of the student activities committee, Damian is a fiercely loyal friend to Janis and they have the close rapport of a comedy team. Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: F2

GretchenFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

One of the Plastics. Desperate to please Regina and to maintain her position in the Plastics, Gretchen is a nervous wreck. She is a “banker” meaning she befriends people to “bank” their secrets so she can trade them later for her own benefit. Her fragility at times is heartbreaking. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3

KarenFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

One of the Plastics. Although her intellect and personality never had a chance tto develop, Karen is essentially kind, relaxed, and a generous laugher. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: G3

AaronMale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A cute boy with a good moral compass and a backbone. He’s not immune to all the female attention he gets, but he’s not going to let himself be a pawn in their chess game either. Broadway and pop tenor. Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: B2

Mrs. George/Ms. NorburyFemale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mrs. Heron is Cady’s intellectual mom who can’t understand why her daughter is devolving before her eyes. Ms. Norbury is Cady’s world-weary Calculus teacher who pushes Cady to be her smartest self. Mrs. George is Regina’s “cool mom.” She’s desperate to look young and feel like one of the teens. She’s also desperate for Regina not to repeat her mistakes. Great singer. Distinctly defines these three characters. Eclectic Broadway vocal mix. Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Mr. DuvallMale14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The principal of North Shore High. Mr. Duvall may have once taught computers at Joliet penitentiary, but nothing prepared him for the harsh realities of out-of-control junior girls. Funny and a strong singer.

Kevin G.Male14-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Kevin is the extremely driven captain of the North Shore Mathletes. He is a confident student and a decent rapper.