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11/4 How I Became a Pirate at The Arvada Center
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold auditions for “How I Became a Pirate” on:

Friday, November 4
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Arvada Center
6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003.

Auditions are by appointment only – please call 720-898-7200 to schedule a time. Auditioners must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for a part. “How I Became a Pirate” will be co-directed by David and Julie Payne with musical direction by Keith Ewer.

Requirements:
Needed are experienced actors with good acting abilities. Individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to audition for all roles. All roles are non-equity, paid positions. Actors should prepare a one-minute comic monologue suitable for family theatre and 16 bars of an up-tempo musical theater piece published from the 1950s to the present. Please, no Sondheim. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key, as an accompanist is provided. A current résumé and headshot are required. Use of an audio CD or a cappella singing is not acceptable.

Production Details:
Rehearsals for “How I Became a Pirate” will begin Monday, January 9, 2012, weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm. The show opens on Thursday, January 26, 2012, running through April 14, 2012. Performances are Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., and noon, and various Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

AT A GLANCE

WHAT: Auditions for Arvada Center Children’s Theater Production of “How I Became a Pirate”. (Must be 18 years of age or older to audition)

WHERE: The Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003

WHEN: Friday, November 4, 2011; 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TO AUDITION: Call 720-898-7200 (Auditions are by appointment only)

For more information about the Arvada Center, visit

www.arvadacenter.org.

How I Became a Pirate Character Breakdown

Please Note: Characters may be played by male or female.

Jeremy Jacob – (male or female) to play a boy of about 10 years old.

Braid Beard – the Pirate Captain – a man of girth with a “braided beard” on his chin.

Swill the Pirate – slight build with wire–rimmed eyeglasses – philosophical – intellectual- who gets blamed for everything that goes wrong.

Sharktooth the Pirate – foreboding – scowling grin – wears a patch on one eye – but yet – a “sensitive person”

Pirate Pierre – talks with a French accent – the ships’ cook – enjoys fine French cuisine.

Max the Pirate – wears a stuffed Parrot on his shoulder – “he’s only a stuffed plush Parrot but we don’t have the heart to tell ‘im ‘ees not real”.

Pirate Seymour Braunschwagger – a typical Pirate First Mate.

Pirate Scurvy Dog – a typical Pirate Second Mate – with a tendency to “bark”.

Read more about the show here:

http://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/how-i-became-a-pirate

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