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Cats – Open Auditions by Appointment (2 days)

Compass Rose Theater
Category:Performer

Description:

Compass Rose Theater | Annapolis, MD

Call Type
Non-Required Principal


Contract
Special Appearance
$216/week

Personnel
Founding Artistic Director: Lucinda Merry-Browne
Stage Director: Lucinda Merry-Browne
Author: Andrew Lloyd Webber, text by T.S. Eliot
• A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Other Dates
1st rehearsal: October 20, 2014. Runs November 14, 2014 – December 21, 2014 (Thursday - Saturday evenings, Saturday and Sunday matinees, select weekday matinees)

Seeking
Equity and non-Equity performers for various roles in CATS.

see breakdown.

Breakdown
Audition Instructions:
Bring a one minute monologue, and prepare 16 bars of two songs, one upbeat and one ballad. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. No a cappella auditions. Please also wear or bring comfortable dance attire, as all auditioners will be required to learn a short dance/movement combination. There will also be cold readings from the script/songbook.


SEEKING:

Asparagus / Gus – The theatre cat. Dramatic, lives in memory. He was once an actor.

Bombalurina – A saucy red female. A principal vocalist and dancer.

Bustopher Jones – A fat cat, a “twenty-five pounder.” Elegant and refined.

Demeter – A very skittish female cat, principal vocalist.

Grizabella – The former Glamour Cat who has lost her sparkle and now only wants to be accepted. Strong vocalist.

Jennyanydots – The old Gumbie cat. Calm, self-possessed. She sits all day and rules the mice and cockroaches at night.

Macavity – A villain, clever, lives in shadow.

Mr. Mistoffelees – A young black tom with magical powers, which he doesn’t fully control. Strong dancer.

Mungojerrie – Half of a pair of notorious cat-burglars, fun loving, feisty.

Munkustrap – The show’s de facto narrator. A black and silver tom, second in command to Old Deuteronomy.

Old Deuteronomy – The lovable patriarch of the Jellicle Tribe. Wise, dignified, elder statesman.

Rumpleteazer – Female half of a pair of notorious cat-burglars, with Mungojerrie.

Rum Tum Tugger – The ladies’ tom. Wild temperament, clownish and serious, sensual.

Skimbleshanks – The railway cat, indispensable to the trains operation, organized, officious.

Victoria – A pure white kitten.”Jellicle Ball begins with her solo dance.

Appointments
For appointment email audition@compassrosetheater.org.
Questions - please call 443-534-9033. Leave short message or text.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Company:
Compass Rose Theater

Contact:

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Phone: 443-534-9033

Response Method(s):

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Audition Information

When:

OPEN Auditions by APPOINTMENT (2 days)
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
4 PM - 8 PM
Monday September 15, 2014
2 PM - 8 PM


Where:

Compass Rose Theater
49 Spa Road
Annapolis, MD 21401


What to Prepare:

See breakdown for full preparation instructions.


Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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