San Luis Obispo Little Theatre Uncategorized

My Fair Lady Auditions!!!

Come one, come all! Auditions start in only 3 days! Directed by Rachel HockettMusic Direction by John CribbChoreography by Zach Johnson When: Mon Feb 11 OR Tues Feb 12, 6:30 pm. Callbacks if necessary Wed Feb 13, 6:30 pmWhere: Trinity United Methodist Church, 490 Los Osos Valley Road, Los Osos Audition plan: Vocal–Please prepare 16 bars of a song not from My Fair Lady. Audition accompanist provided; bring sheet music. Dance–We will teach you a short routine; be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes for dancing. Dialect–We will ask you to “repeat after me” in both Cockney and standard British.Roles–No monologue preparation necessary; reading from the script only (sides provided).A perusal script is available at the reference desk of the main branch of the SLO library, 995 Palm St (corner of Osos). Important: Please appear either Mon OR Tues promptly at 6:30, and save Wed in case you are called back.Also important: We encourage you to try out, even if you are feeling reluctant. A fun audition is promised. Remember: You gotta be in it to win it! General Rehearsal Schedule: March 3 – May 21. Rehearsals will take place at different locations in San Luis Obispo City vicinity. A more detailed schedule will be available for perusal at the audition.Preview: Thurs, May 22, 8 pmPerformances: May 23 – June 22, Fri and Sat at 8, Sat and Sun at 2 Eight principals, many featured roles, and a large ensemble, including young actors; no small parts. (Age ranges are flexible.) Women:Eliza Doolittle* (age 18-28): A streetwise, intelligent, and unschooled cockney girl from Lisson Grove working outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become a “lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering.Mrs. Pearce* (age 25-60): Higgins’s very proper housekeeper.Mrs. Higgins (age 50-70): Henry’s long-suffering and elegant mother. Ensemble singing only.Mrs. Eynsford-Hill (age 40-70) A friend of Mrs. Higgins’s and Freddy’s mother. Ensemble singing only.8-10 featured roles/ensemble, including 1 or 2 young actors (ages 8-17): Speaking in dialect, singing, and dancing required. Men:Henry Higgins* (age 38-50): Upper-class professional bachelor, an ill-mannered curmudgeon with redeeming charms, a world-renowned phonetics expert, a teacher and the author of “Higgins’ Universal Alphabet.”Colonel Pickering* (age 50-70): Retired British officer with colonial experience, kind and earnest and with all the manners that Higgins lacks, the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.”Alfred Doolittle* (age 40-60): Eliza’s father, the elder statesman of the dustman set.Freddy Eynsford-Hill* (age 20-35): Upper-class young man who becomes completely smitten with Eliza.8-10 featured roles/ensemble, including 1 or 2 young actors (ages 8-17): Speaking in dialect, singing, and dancing required. *Principal singing roles.