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Audition Information

CALL (734) 717-8776

FOR AN APPOINTMENT

Thursday, September 5, 2019  7 PM - 9 PM

Saturday, September 7, 2019  12 PM - 3 PM

10 S Holland-Sylvania Road - Room 301

Toledo, OH 43615

Director/Choreographer: Stephanie L Dennehy

  Music Director: Luke Rosen

AUDITION  PREP

Please prepare 1 minute song AND a 1 minute dramatic monologue – Pianist will be provided.

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

Rehearsals will begin Sept 9 and will be held during the week AND potentially some weekends. Please be very transparent with your conflicts. All rehearsals will be held in Room 301 at 10 S Holland-Sylvania.

Although appointments are not necessary, if you would like to SECURE an audition time in advance, please contact: Stephanie Dennehy 734-717-8776
 

Character Breakdown

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