Upcoming Auditions

PIPPIN AUDITIONS

Tuesday, May 24
2:00-10:00 PM

Jennie T. Anderson Theatre

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Artistic Director // Mary Nye Bennett
Casting Director // Skylar Burks
Directors // Heidi McKerley & Jeff McKerley
Music Director // Warren Lankford
Choreographer // Ashley Chasteen
Book by Roger O. Hirson
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

First Rehearsal // 09/27/2022
Opening // 10/27/2022
Closing // 11/06/2022

For In-Person Audition: Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Anyone wishing to be considered for Leading Player, Fastrada, or Ensemble must sign up for a dance call.

For Virtual Submissions: Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. If you are auditioning for the Leading Player, Fastrada, or Ensemble- please include a dance reel or footage.

***All actor’s must be fully vaccinated by the first rehearsal***
***Callbacks will not happen until July***

 


CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

LEADING PLAYER
The ultimate ‘ring leader.’ Masterfully charming and manipulative, the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through his own story and tries to intervene at the end. excellent dancer. Obsessed with putting on a great show for the audience.
Gender // Any
Vocal range top // Ab4
Vocal range bottom // Db3

PIPPIN
Our story’s young and confused protagonist. He is longing to find his purpose in life. Naive, innocent, and discontent. Eventually finds love, and meaning in life, with Catherine and Theo.
Gender // Male/Non-binary
Age // 18 to 21
Vocal range top // Ab4
Vocal range bottom // G2

FASTRADA
Pippin’s conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart. Skilled at using her sexual appeal to benefit her and her son.
Gender // Female/Non-binary
Age // 35 to 45
Vocal range top // F5
Vocal range bottom // A3

BERTHE
Pippin’s saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace, and sass. She tries to help Pippin and encourages him to live his life to the fullest.
Gender // Male/Non-binary
Age // 60 to 70
Vocal range top // C5
Vocal range bottom // E3

CATHERINE
A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic, who possesses graceful elegance. Encounters Pippin at his lowest point and eventually falls in love with him.
Gender // Female/Non-binary
Age // 23 to 35

LEWIS
Pippin’s half-brother. He loves the limelight.
Gender: Male/Non-binary

THEO
Catherine’s son.
Gender: Male/Non-binary

ENSEMBLE
Strong dancer/singers with an understanding of Fosse style dance to play Charlemagne Army, Monks, Nobility, Peasants, The Players

*The role of Charles has been cast.

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