Directed by Julia Kemp

WHEN & WHERE

 

Audition Date & Time

  • Sunday, November 27, 2022 - 3:00pm

If you are unable to attend day of auditions but would like to audition, please email jkemp@theacademytheatre.org.

Audition Location

WHAT TO PREPARE

Music

  • Prepare 30-60 seconds of any Broadway/Jazz-style song.

  • Bring your own accompaniment (sheet music or instrumental track on a Bluetooth capable device.)

  • A pianist and Bluetooth speaker will be provided. 
     

Dance

  • Dance auditions will take place at the start of auditions. A dance combination will be taught.
     

*There is no need to prepare a monologue. Auditions sides will be provided.

*Those auditioning must be 17 years or older .

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

EMCEE: The host/master of ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub--presented as a gender-fluid character comfortable with being close to both men and women; comedic, lovable; requires agile stage movement and dance; age range and appearance flexible, speaks with a German accent.

Sally Bowles: Female, 20s-30s, a transient English second rate cabaret singer living in Berlin. She entangles herself with Clifford and they begin a fated relationship. Speaks with a British accent. – Mezzo: low A to high C, strong belt.

Clifford Bradshaw: Male, 20s-30s, a budding American and somewhat closeted homosexual novelist searching Europe for inspiration for his next novel. Upon reaching Berlin he quickly gets entangled with its underground party scene and political climate. – Tenor: low A to high E.

Fraulein Schneider: Female, 50s-60s, the owner of a boarding house in Berlin. She rents rooms to several of the show’s characters. Speaks with a German accent. – Alto: low D to Ab above Middle C.

Herr Schultz: Male, 50s-60s, A Jewish fruit-stand owner and the love interest of Fraulein Schneider. Speaks with a German accent. – Tenor: low G to High F.

Ernst Ludwig: Male, 30s – 40s, an up and coming political figure in the Nazi political party. Speaks with a German accent. – Tenor, flexible voice preferred,

Boy Soprano: “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”

Fraulein Kost: Female, 20s-30s, a prostitute living and working in Fraulein Schneider’s boarding house and often at odds with Schneider. Speaks with a German accent. – Alto/Mezzo: low A to high F. *Will be doubling as a Kit Kat Girl*

The following roles will double as Kit Kat Girls/Boys and various roles throughout the show. seeking strong singers in all voice parts; the Kit Kat Girls can be of various shapes and sizes–the key is that they are comfortable with their femininity and scanty costumes that show off sex appeal; The Kit Kat Boys should be comfortable with portraying free in gender depictions. (“Two Ladies,” “If You Could See Her,” etc.) will be drawn from this group; excellent dance skills required. 

The Kit Kat Girls:
Rosie
Lulu
Frenchie
Texas
Fritzie
Helga

 

The Kit Kat Boys:
Bobby
Victor
Hans
Herman

CREW & VOLUNTEERS

Not a fan of the spotlight, but still want to be involved? We need volunteers for everything from hair and make-up to crew and lights. Send an email to jkemp@theacademytheatre.org

SHOW DATES:

Friday, February 3, 2023 at 7:30pm

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 7:30pm

Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 2:00pm

Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:30pm

Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 2:00pm

Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:30pm

Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 2:00pm

Friday, February 17, 2023 at 7:30pm

Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 7:30pm

Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 2:00pm

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