Auditions For Titanic The Musical Are Jan. 13-16

Friday, January 03, 2014

Auditions for Titanic the Musical will be held Jan. 13-16 at The CDE Loft, 105 Maple St., Ste. 3000 in Rossville.  Closed Door Entertainment is looking for singers and actors of all ages, race, voice part, and size,

Open call for auditions will be Jan. 13-15 from 6-8 p.m.  Participants may come at any point during that time with 32 bars of music of a song of their choosing and a dramatic monologue of up to one minute. Callbacks will be posted at the end of each evening. Callbacks do not indicate a casting decision, either positive or negative. Dress warmly.

Callbacks for those needed will be Jan. 15, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Arrive for check-in any time beginning at 6:15 p.m. and not later than 6:25 p.m.   Participants will learn choreography and then perform it for directors. Following that, they will be taught music based on their voice part to be performed for directors in octets and quartets. Please dress warmly but capable of moving. Final cut callbacks will be posted that evening. Callbacks do not indicate a casting decision, either positive or negative.

Specific auditioners may be sent specific show music after Open Call in order to prepare for this callback on Jan. 16, from 6:30-8 p.m. 

Mandatory cast meeting will be held Jan. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m.  Participants arrive for check-in any time beginning at 6:15 p.m. and not later than 6:30 p.m.  They will be measured for costumes, have a headshot taken, and be addressed by the directors who will discuss full rehearsal and performance procedures, go over the performer contract they will sign at the audition, and address any questions the group may have. 

Rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights from 6:30-9 p.m., beginning Monday, Jan. 27. Saturdays will be added from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning in March 22. Wednesday and Friday night rehearsals will be added beginning the week of April 1 with rehearsals going until 10 p.m. beginning that same week and the week of the show.

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