Audition Announcement – “Mamma Mia”

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce auditions

for “Mamma Mia”

 

Auditions:       Cultural Arts Center, 4477 Black Ave., Pleasanton
Sunday:           June 24th 6:30-10pm
Monday:          June 25th 9-10:30pm

Prepare 16 – 32 bars of any pop/rock song.
Also, be prepared for a movement/dance audition if requested.

Callbacks:        Cultural Arts Center, 4477 Black Ave., Pleasanton
Sunday:           July 8th 6:30 – 10pm
Monday:          July 9th 6:30 – 10pmRehearsals:
Non-Equity beginning January 2, 2019
Equity beginning January 9, 2019

Performances:
Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton
January 26 – February 10, 2019 (including Thursday’s during weeks 2 and 3) 

Artistic Director:         David Judson
Music Director:           Brett Strader

 

For an audition appointment, please contact Katie at pcrtcasting@gmail.com
(and also include your headshot and resume in your initial email) 

Casting
DONNA (late 30s-early 40s – the mother of a 20-year old girl) Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side. Principal role.

 

SOPHIE (18-25) A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has a wild, zany spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Pop soprano. Principal role.

 

TANYA (late 30s-early 40s) A former singer in the “Dynamos”. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Supporting Principal role.

 

ROSIE (late 30s-early 40s) Also a former singer in the “Dynamos” who now writes for and runs a feminist press. She’s confident, strong, and funny on the outside but shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, bit of a clown. Actress who sings. Supporting Principal role.

 

LISA (18-25) Sophie’s friend who arrives to be a bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Should sing and dance well.

 

ALI (18-25) Sophie’s friend. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie.

 

SAM (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Baritone. Supporting Principal role.

 

HARRY (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. High baritone, tenor. Supporting Principal role.

 

BILL (35-45) May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man. Supporting Principal role.

 

SKY (late 20s) Sophie’s fiancé. Athletic, attractive – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s tavern and marry Sophie. Featured Ensemble role.

 

PEPPER (20s) Sky’s friend. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be a good mover/dancer. Acrobatic skills a plus. Baritone/tenor. Featured Ensemble role.

 

EDDIE (20s) Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Also a mover/dancer role. Baritone/tenor. Featured Ensemble role.

 

DYNAMO UNDERSTUDIES (30’s) Females with great pop voices, comedic skills and move well to be in the ensemble and understudy the Dynamos (DONNA, ROSIE, TANYA). Ensemble roles.

 

DAD UNDERSTUDIES (30’s) Males with great pop voices, comedic skills and move well to be in the ensemble and understudy the Dads (SAM, BILL, HARRY.) Ensemble roles.

 

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