Auditions


AUDITIONS - MAMMA MIA! 

The City of Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department and The Art Park Players will be holding open auditions for their next production of MAMMA MIA!, written by Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA composed by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Tuesday, March 5, beginning at 7 pm.

Prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. There will be NO accompanist. You must bring a CD with an accompaniment, or have a digital file (flash drive/or mobile) provided it is edited and cued correctly. A résumé and 8”×10” headshot is requested, but not required. Please also wear or bring comfortable dance attire, as all who audition will be required to learn a short dance/movement combination.

Bring a list of all potential conflicts including travel, etc. Any conflicts with the posted schedule must be discussed with the Producer and agreed to by the Director before casting can be confirmed. MAMMA MIA! will be directed by Ryan Baker, musical direction by Alex Musgrove, and technical direction by Joe Piper.

Auditions will be held at the Theatre/Courts Building at 1302 Center Street, Deer Park, TX 77536.

Performances Dates: July 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20

Rehearsals will begin on or around May 20th.

To be considered for all roles, you must be able to commit to all rehearsals during the tech weeks June 24th - through opening night on July 5th.

ROLES TO BE CAST:

SOPHIE SHERIDAN - Born and raised on the island. A very special young woman who is determined to find the romance and happiness she feels eluded her mother. Has an adventurous spirit even though she pursues a conventional marriage. Must be able to move extremely well. Principal role.

• Gender: Female

• Age: 20 to 25

• Vocal range top: E5

• Vocal range bottom: F#3

DONNA SHERIDAN (This Role Has Been Cast)

SAM CHARMICHAEL - Might be Sophie's father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect. Actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 40 to 55

• Vocal range top: Ab4

• Vocal range bottom: D3

BILL AUSTIN - Might be Sophie's father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Goodnatured, always ready for adventure. Funny, comedic actor. Should be able to move well. Supporting principal role.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 40 to 55

• Vocal range top: F#4

• Vocal range bottom: Bb2

HARRY BRIGHT - Might be Sophie's father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. Should be able to move well. Guitar playing ability a plus. Supporting principal role.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 40 to 55

• Vocal range top: F#4

• Vocal range bottom: C#3

SKY - Sophie's fiancé. Athletic, attractive – was a successful businessman. Left to help Donna with her taverna and marry Sophie.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 20 to 30

• Vocal range top: D5

• Vocal range bottom: Eb3

TANYA - Former Dynamo. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Actress who sings. Must be able to move well. Supporting principal role.

• Gender: Female

• Age: 40 to 55

• Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: E3

ROSIE - Former Dynamo. Now writes for and runs a feminist press. She acts confident, strong, and funny on the outside, but is shy underneath. Kooky and fun, good comic actress, a bit of a clown. Actress who sings. Must be able to move extremely well.

Supporting principal role.

• Gender: Female

• Age: 40 to 55

• Vocal range top: D5

• Vocal range bottom: E3

LISA - Sophie's college friend and bridesmaid. Very energetic and kooky. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

• Gender: Female

• Age: 20 to 25

• Vocal range top: Db5

• Vocal range bottom: G3

ALI - Sophie's college friend and bridesmaid. Impulsive and fun. Should contrast to Lisa and Sophie. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

• Gender: Female

• Age: 20 to 25

• Vocal range top: D5

• Vocal range bottom: G3

PEPPER - Barman at Taverna. Helps run the hotel. Charming, loves women, always flirting. Must be able to dance. Acrobatic skills a plus. Featured ensemble role.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 20 to 25

• Vocal range top: F5

• Vocal range bottom: A4

EDDIE - Another friend of Sky and hotel worker. Laid-back, easygoing. Must be able to dance. Featured ensemble role.

• Gender: Male

• Age: 20 to 25

CHORUS/ENSEMBLE

• Consists of the Islanders, who work at Donna's, Wedding-Guests.

• Gender: Male and Female dynamic dancers with vocal range and comedic chops

• Age: 13 and up

Please contact David Eck 281-478-2048 if you are unable to make auditions and would like to schedule a private appointment, or have any additional questions.