Coming This Summer!

Sleeping Beauty

Where will auditions be held?

Auditions begin at 11:00AM and will end at 2:00PM. They are held at Mckendree United Methodist Church, 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Please plan on being there promptly at 11AM and staying the whole time if possible. For scheduling conflicts, please email info@actinguptheatre.net with the Subject: Audition times.

 

What’s to be expected?

You will be given a cold reading from the show and be asked to sing the provided song, as well as learn a small dance on sight. Listen to the song below and feel free to print off the sheet music to practice.

Is there a cost involved? 

Yes. The Cost to be involved with our summer production is $50/person which includes a $10 non-refundable processing fee. There is a cap of $100/Family. This pays for your insurance, costuming, and special makeup for character roles. This is due the day of auditions. We offer scholarships based on need and work-study programs.

Scholarship Application

What should I bring?

Please bring a printed and completed copy of the Contract and Audition sheet below.

 

What should I wear?

We want you to be comfortable, since you will be doing a lot of movement, but don’t hesitate to put on your best face. Do your hair and make yourself look nice so that we can get an idea of how you might look when you’re all ready to go!

What roles are avaliable?

Take a look at the list below for what an idea of what role you might like to audition for!

  

Cast of Characters

King Cornelius

A middle-aged man. Baritone. Fun loving, but serious about protecting his family

 

Queen Julie

A middle-aged woman. Alto or Mezzo Soprano. Regal and loving.

 

Nanny

An older woman. Ivy’s care taker.  Mezzo Soprano. Loyal to a fault. A sweet but laughable character. She loves the princess like her own daughter

 

Young Princess Ivy

A young female child. Daughter of King Cornelius and Queen Julie. Can be played by an infant or toddler. If played by either, remit one line of dialogue.

 

Grizzelda

The Oldest of the Fairy-Godmother’s. Mezzo Soprano. Sagely with a loving spirit.

 

Balina

The Wicked Fairy sister. Mezzo Soprano/Power Alto. Scorned as a Young woman by Cornelius, she hates Ivy and anything to do with the idea of love. Very jazzy and fluid in her movements

 

Rosebud

 

One of the Fairy Sisters. Mezzo Soprano. Sweet and loving, Hopeful romantic

Daisy

 

One of the Fairy Sisters. Mezzo Soprano. A bit energetic and bubbly in personality.

Chrysanthemum

 

One of the Fairy sisters. Mezzo Soprano/Alto. Very energetic. A bit of a rebel, but in a good way.

Young Adult Princess Ivy

 

15 year old daughter to Julie and Cornelius. Fun loving and adventurous. Full of spirit and curiosity with a bit of a rebellious streak that gets her into trouble. Mezzo Soprano

 

Young Prince Gregory

 

Son of Uziah and Titania. About 5-7 years old.

Young Adult Prince Gregory

 

Son of Uziah and Titania. Ivy’s best friend and betrothed. Any voice range. Sweet, fun loving, a bit of a jokester at times. Very honorable and chivalrous. Between 16-20 years old

King Uziah

 

Middle aged King of a neighboring land. Father of Gregory. Baritone or Tenor

 

Queen Titania

 

Middle aged queen of a neighboring land. Mother of Gregory. Mezzo Soprano or Alto

 

Harold the Herald

 

The Herald of the Kingdom. Any age

 

Basil

 

 

The fairy “Secret Service.” Dedicated to protecting Ivy after Belina’s curse. Male, any voice Part or age.

 

Clover

 

Basil’s best friend and fellow “Fairy Secret Service.” Dedicated to protecting Ivy after Belina’s curse. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Parsley

 

 

One of the “Hippie Fairy” quartet. Very Chill. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Sage

 

One of the “Hippie Fairy” quartet. Very Chill. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Rosemary

 

One of the “Hippie Fairy” quartet. Very Chill. Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Thyme

 

One of the “Hippie Fairy” quartet. Very Chill. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Saffron

 

A fairy. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Dill

 

A fairy. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Dandelion

 

 

A fairy. Male or Female, any voice Part or age.

 

Buzzard 1 (Billy-bob)

 

 

One of Belina’s evil henchmen. Silly and a bit “Red-neck” in the goofy sense. A bit clueless at times. Male or female, any voice part or age.  

 

Buzzard 2 (Bubba)

 

 

One of Belina’s evil henchmen. Silly and a bit “Red-neck” in the goofy sense. A bit clueless at times. Male or female, any voice part or age.  

 

Buzzard 3 (Buford)

 

 

One of Belina’s evil henchmen. Silly and a bit “Red-neck” in the goofy sense. A bit clueless at times. Male or female, any voice part or age.  

 

Buzzard 4 (Bobby-Bill)

 

 

One of Belina’s evil henchmen. Silly and a bit “Red-neck” in the goofy sense. A bit clueless at times. Male or female, any voice part or age.  

 

Filtch/Prince Phineas

 

 

A frog who Belina has coerced into being her way to get to Ivy by promising him that she will turn him into a prince permanently. Sly at first, but really has a good heart and no desire to hurt Ivy or anyone. Any voice part. 16 years old -20 years old. Also plays the frog puppet.

Audition Documents For

Sleeping Beauty:

Audition Sheet, Contract, and Rules

Theatre Combat Saftey Contract and Media Release Form

(feel free to learn any and all Music for auditions)

 

Women

Black Magic sheet music

Listen with vocals

practice without vocals!

 

Men/Women/Children

Spring Sheet Music

Listen with Vocals

Practice without vocals!

 

Men - Happily Ever After Reprise

sheet music

Listen with vocals

Practice without vocals!

 

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at

678-720-1378

Or info@actinguptheatre.net

 

 

About Company

Acting Up Theatre,Inc. is a non-profit family theatre.  We believe that it is important to have a place where families can play together on stage and back stage.

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