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Violet (Expired)

  • Individual vocal auditions – Sunday 26th November (afternoon) and Tuesday 28th November (from 7.30pm)
  • Callbacks (upon invitation) – Wednesday 29th November (evening)

Rehearsals:

  • Monday 11th December 7.30pm to 10.30pm
  • Wednesday 13th December 7.30pm to 10.30pm

Then, from Sunday 21st January through to April:

  • Monday evenings, 7:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Wednesday evenings, 7:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Sunday afternoons, 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Rehearsal weekend (Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm) to be advised
  • Production week – Cast must be available for all evenings from 1st April until opening night on 6th April.
  • Performances – 6th April to 21st April 2018. (Ten shows total, April 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21)

AUDITION INFORMATION

To book an audition, please email fabnobsauditions@gmail.com with the following information:

Name:
Email:
Phone number:
Age in April 2018:
Preferred vocal audition night(s):
Role(s) you are auditioning for:

You will receive a confirmation email with your vocal audition time.
Auditions will take place at The Fab Factory – 33 Industry Place, Bayswater – and will comprise of a short monologue and a vocal audition, lasting between 5 and 10 minutes in total.

Monologues:
Please familiarise yourself with one of the five monologues available here https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wQaRpiI_j5xSOAAQt2B6po4W4QjR9ZFy (or via email at fabnobsauditions@gmail.com). There may also be cold reads on the day. Actresses auditioning for Young Violet are asked to use the Teen monologue provided.

Vocal Audition Requirements

  • Those auditioning for Violet, Monty or Flick – Please prepare two contrasting songs in the style of the show.
  • Those auditioning for Lula / Landlady – Please prepare one gospel or blues song with belt.
  • Those auditioning for all other roles – please prepare one song that showcases your voice.

Bring a non-returnable headshot and CV detailing previous theatrical experience and training.

CHARACTERS

Fab Nobs supports colourblind casting and welcomes performers of all genders, nationalities, body type and adult ages to audition for Violet. Please note all age brackets listed below determine ideal stage age.

Violet
The title character, a young North Carolina woman whose face was scarred in a childhood accident.
Stage age: 20 to 35
Vocal range: G3 – F5

Flick
An African-American soldier; a dreamer and go-getter.
Gender: Male
Stage age: 20 to 35
Vocal range: C4-E6

Monty
A paratrooper and Flick’s friend from basic training.
Gender: Male
Stage age: 20 to 35
Vocal range: A3-G5

Young Vi
Not quite as guarded or prickly as her older self, but still tough and stubborn.
Gender: Female
Stage age: 13 (Actress must be 12-17)
Vocal range: A3-E5

Father
A simple, widowed man who lovingly raises his daughter alone doing the best he can with the little knowledge and resources he has to do so.
Gender: Male
Stage age: 30 to 50+
Vocal range: A3-F5

Old Lady / Hotel Hooker
A former beauty in her heyday. Staunch, tired and frustrated with life.
Gender: Female
Stage age: 40+
Vocal range: F3-E5

Preacher / Other Featured Roles
An impassioned, theatrical man who preaches with all the bravado he can muster.
Gender: Male
Stage age: 30+
Vocal range: B3-G5

Lula Buffington / Almeta
This is an African-American role. Lula is a member of the volunteer choir that sings for the Preacher’s telecast.
Gender: Female
Stage age: 30+
Vocal range: F3-G5

Radio Singer
The singer at the dance hall in Memphis. Sings the song “Who Will Be The One”.
Gender: Male
Stage age: 20+
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Music Hall Singer
The singer at the dance hall in Memphis. Sings the song “Lonely Stranger”. The actor doubles as a Bus Passenger.
Gender: Female
Stage age: 20+
Vocal range: A3-G5

Ensemble
We are looking to cast between 2-5 versatile performers who, between them, will cover the following multiple featured roles: Virgil, Leyroy Evans, Bus Driver, Waiter, Bus Passengers (multiple), Mabel, Gospel Singers, Billy Dean, and Earl.
Stage age: 18+
Gender: Any
Vocal Ranges: Varied

Thank you for your interest in Violet. We are looking forward to meeting you. Hopefully all the information you need is contained above, but if you have any further questions please feel free to email fabnobsauditions@gmail.com.

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Starts
Sunday 26 November, 2017
Ends
Tuesday 28 November, 2017
Venue
The Fab Factory
Venue Address
33 Industry Place
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

Category
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