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9/17 The Color Purple at The Aurora Fox

The Aurora Fox Announces Auditions for The Color Purple
by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Alee Willis and Stephen Bray

The Aurora Fox will be holding auditions for THE COLOR PURPLE – The Musical About Love (directed by donnie l. betts) on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 6pm – 9pm. Available roles include:
5 women (ages 18-45), 2 girls (ages 12-17), 1 man (age 18-40), 3 men (age 30-60), 1 girl (age 8-14) and 1 boy (age 8-16). There are five Equity contracts available for this show. All auditions are by appointment only. To schedule an audition appointment, actors should call (303) 739-1970.

Looking for strong actors with soulful, bluesy, gospel voices with passion, power and range. All actors should prepare a 1-minute dramatic monologue and a song in the style of the show or from the show/role they are interested in. Bring sheet music in correct key; an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. No cd’s. No unaccompanied singing. All performers must be able to move. Bring headshot and resume, stapled together. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

Vocal scores and scripts are available for perusal on request. Rehearsals start March 11, 2013. Performances are April 12-May 12, 2013 on the Aurora Fox mainstage.

About the show: An inspiring family saga based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The Color Purple is the unforgettable story of a downtrodden woman who, motivated by the free-thinking women she encounters,
finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this is a story of hope, inspiration and triumph.

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