BPA's Mainstage Combined Summer Auditions are July 20 & 28

BPA Mainstage Combined Summer Auditions
Monday July 20 & Tuesday July 28 @ 6:30-9:00 p.m.
at Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA)

Bainbridge Performing Arts is thrilled to present our Combined Summer Auditions for the 2015 – 2016 Season of Love. Schedule ONE audition for TWO great shows! Interested parties are requested to email BPA’s Production/Stage Manager Deirdre Hadlock at dhadlock@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to schedule an appointment.

The iconic rock-musical HAIR, directed by Teresa Thuman, runs October 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview on October 8 and Industry Night on October 19. Rehearsals are August 22 – October 8: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 6:30-9:30 p.m. plus Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p. m. BPA is seeking five principal women, five principal men and a Tribe of 20-35 adults to play 50+ characters. Must be 18 and older. A widely diverse cast, including gender identity, age, and ethnicity is strongly desired for this production; several specific roles require performers of color. Actors who play musical instruments are encouraged to audition. There will be full and partial nudity in this production, however this is not a prerequisite for being cast, and the audition forms will include an opportunity for actors to express their comfort level. We are committed to providing a safe and professional environment for all cast members.

MARY POPPINS, the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure, directed by Ken Michels, runs December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20, with a Pay-What-You-Can Preview December 3 and Industry Night on December 14. Rehearsals are September 26 – December 3: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 6:30-9:30 p.m. + Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p. m. BPA is seeking 10 principal men, 10 principal women and an ensemble of six or more teens and adults. NOTE: This production will also feature a 9-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl, as well as a youth ensemble. Auditions will be held September 16 for all youth roles, ages 9-15.

Audition requirements: Please prepare a one-two minute monologue and 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre piece. An accompanist will be provided but you must bring sheet music – clearly marked and in a three-ring binder. Please - no outside accompanists or acapella singing. All roles are open to audition. Youth auditions (ages 9-15) for MARY POPPINS will be held September 16.

BPA’s 2015 – 2016 Mainstage Combined Summer Auditions are Monday, July 20 and Tuesday July 28 at 6:30-9:00 p.m. Auditions are by appointment only, and interested parties are requested to email dhadlock@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to schedule an audition. Don’t miss the opportunity to play a role in BPA’s 2015 – 2016 Season of Love.

BPA is supported, in part, by Bainbridge Community Foundation and One Call for All.

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