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6/9 & 6/10 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Inspire Creative

Inspire Creative will be holding open auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

 

When:

Saturday, June 9, 2012 6pm-9pm

Sunday, June 10, 2012 1pm to 6pm

Children only Sunday, June 10, 2012 1pm to 3pm

Call backs if needed

Sunday, June 10, 2012 6pm-9pm

 

Where

The Parker area

Auditionees will be notified of the exact location via email.

 

AUDITIONS:

1.       RequiredHead Shot and Resume of past experience.  (Past experience not required).

2.       Wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and shoes for movement (no sandals or flip flops).

3.       There will be a dance audition; we will teach it, then see how you are able to repeat it.

4.       Come with a prepared song that shows character with an accompaniment track 1 minutes in length.  A cappella songs not permitted!  Do not sing with the artist on the track.  Time does not permit singing complete songs, so understand we will stop you when we have heard what we need to hear.  We may also ask you to sing something we choose.

 

Sign up for an audition time by Friday, June 8 by filling out the audition request form on-line atwww.inspirecreative.org, e-mailing auditions@inspirecreative.org or calling the office at 303-790-0875.

 

REHEARSALS

Rehearsals will be Sundays from 2-6 pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9pm, starting June 12, 2012

 

PERFORMANCES

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opens on August 10 and runs for two weekends August 10-12 and 17-19, with an option of adding a third weekend August 24-26. We are proud to present it at the brand new PACE Mainstage Theatre in Parker, CO.

A NOTE FOR PARENTS:

These auditions are for our Main Stage performance series. The Main Stage program represents our highest level of skill and experience and while our auditions for the adult roles are open to everyone, it is only those individuals (children) that have participated with us in the past, or are currently enrolled in an Inspire Kids program who will be considered for a role.

All participants in the Main Stage performance series must demonstrate a “professional” attitude, desire, and commitment.   If you feel your child would benefit from additional training and experience please check our website for information on our Inspire Kids and Inspire Young Artist programming.

 

SYNOPSIS

Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Licensed by Rogers & Hammerstein Organization

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. He is purchased by Potiphar where thwarting advances from Potiphar’s wife lands him in jail. When news of Joseph’s gift to interpret dreams reaches the Pharaoh (wryly and riotously depicted as Elvis), Joseph is well on his way to becoming second in command. Eventually his brothers, having suffered greatly, unknowingly find themselves groveling at the feet of the brother they betrayed but no longer recognize. After testing their integrity, Joseph reveals himself leading to a heartfelt reconciliation of the sons of Israel. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless.

 

Cast of Characters

Men:

Joseph – singing, dancing
11 Brothers – singing, dancing
Jacob – singing optional
Potiphar – singing optional
Pharaoh – singing
Baker – singing optional, dancing
Butler – singing optional, dancing

Women:

Narrator – singing, dancing
Potiphar’s Wife – singing, dancing
12 women needed. All must sing and dance

Doubling will occur with all women and 11 brothers as needed.

Children:

There will be a children’s choir of 15-20. Audition and rehearsal information will be posted on our website by June 7, 2012.

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