AUDITION NOTICES

SPRING AWAKENING auditions:
Sept 5th – 7-9pm, Sept 7th – 12-3pm, Callbacks Sept 9th – 7-10pm
Wendla-Innocent. With every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her and her changing body. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution. Explores her newly-found sexuality with Melchior.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Melchior-A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society's rules. An atheist and radical student. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla and his awakening sexual urges.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G2
Martha-A schoolgirl who faces constant physical abuse from her father. She harbors a secret crush towards Moritz.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Moritz-Melchior's best friend, a troubled student. He desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. His haunting sexual dreams and academic failures eventually drive him to suicidal thoughts.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3
Thea-Wendla's best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Hanschen-A rather narcissistic schoolmate of Melchior's. He is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to captivate Ernst. Optional Doubling as RUPERT.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Anna-A German schoolgirl and Martha's best friend. Optimistic and a bit naive, she has a difficult time understanding Martha's trials.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Ernst-A schoolmate of Melchior's. Naive and easily manipulated, which allows him to fall in love with Hanschen. Optional Doubling as REINHOLD.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Ilse-Martha's sister, who was also abused and has run away from home to live in an artists' colony. She reaches out to her old friend Moritz in the last moments of his life.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Georg-A clumsy schoolmate of Melchoir's. He is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. Optional Doubling as DIETER.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Otto-A classmate of Melchior's. He struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. Optional Doubling as ULBRECHT.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2
Adult Woman-Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: FRAU BERGMAN, Wendla's mother; FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK; FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER; FRAU GABOR, Melchior's mother; and FRAU BESSELL, Martha's mother.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Adult Man-Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: HERR SONNENSTITCH, the boys' teacher; HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH; HERR NEUMANN, Ilse's father; HERR RILOW, Hanschen's father; HERR STEIFEL, Moritz's father; FATHER KAULBACH; DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVER; HERR GABOR, Melchior's father; and SCHMIDT.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: D3

FOR AUDITION
Please prepare 1 min song – I min dramatic monologue – Pianist will be provided.

If under the age of 18 must have a signed waiver from parent or guardian. This show requires vulnerability and being comfortable with doing things that may be uncomfortable. And difficult topics.

Rehearsals will be during the week AND potentially weekends, please be transparent with your conflicts. From Sept 9- Nov 24th.

If you would like to SECURE an audition time please contact:
Stephanie Dennehy 734-717-8776

PERFORMANCES - Nov 21-24, 2019 at Nederhouser Community Hall in Olander Park -

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