Auditions!

Those auditioning will be asked to fill out an information sheet, providing basic contact information and detailing upcoming conflicts during the rehearsal and performance schedule. See each show’s description for detailed information regarding specific material that may be requested to be performed. Each audition date has an individual Facebook event created for it– RSVPing to these events is not required. Call backs are not listed. Call back information will be provided at the auditions. If you have any questions regarding any of our auditions, please do not hestitate to contact us at (319) 541-2980 or at info@citycircle.org.

Auditions for Little Women

Audition Forms Accepted Starting Tuesday, January 2, 2018

 

Rehearsals
Starting date: Sunday, February 11 from 7 pm – 10 pm.
Rehearsals 7: 30 pm to 10 pm Monday – Friday and Sundays 2 pm – 5 pm.

 

Auditions
Friday, 1/26 : No more times available and no walk-ins accepted
Saturday, 1/27 (2PM – 5PM)
Sunday, 1/28 (4:30PM — 6PM)
Callbacks: Sunday, 1/28 (6PM – 10PM)

 

NOTE: Audition locations have changed to the following:
Friday: Coralville Public Library
Saturday: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday: Coralville Public Library
Sunday Callbacks: Coralville Public Library

 

SIGN-UP FOR AUDITION TIME SLOT
Fill out an Audition Form to secure an audition appointment. Walk-ins are always welcome, but those with appointments will take priority. Once you fill out an Audition Form, our producer, Liz Tracey will contact you with your appointment time. If you submit a form, and don’t hear back from us within a couple of days, please email etracey@coralville.org.

 

PREPARATION
Prepare a one minute cutting of a song that shows off range and acting choices.  Please bring clearly marked sheet music.  Accompanist provided.

 

Casting Requirements – 
Parts for auditionees age 10 and up!

 

Jo March – (female 18-23) Our story’s protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.
Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Professor Bhaer – (male 35-45) is a German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.
Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Amy March – (female 14 – 18) can double as a Troll. The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie.
Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: -1

 

Meg March – (female 21 – 25) The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Can double as Clarissa.
Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: A#3

 

Beth March – (female 17 – 21) The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Can double as Rodrigo II.
Vocal range top: G5Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Marmee March – (female 45 – 55) The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Can double as Hag.
Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: Eb3

 

Laurie Laurence – (male 18 – 23) The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.
Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2

 

Aunt March – (female 45 – 60) A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk.
Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Mr. John Brooke – (male 30 – 40) Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.
Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: C#3

 

Ensemble – male and female ages 10 and above

 


Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet

Audition Forms Accepted Starting Friday, March 9, 2018

 

Rehearsals
Starting date: April 16 and will tentatively run Monday through Thursdays (7pm – 10pm) and Sundays (2pm – 10pm). On June 10, Tech Week begins. Tech rehearsals will run 6:00-11:00pm all week (Jun 11-16), with daytime rehearsals added as needed.
Additionally, the cast will perform at Iowa City Arts Fest during the weekend of June 2-3, exact date and time TBA.

 

Auditions
Friday, 3/30 (6pm – 9pm)
Saturday, 3/31 (2pm – 6pm)
Callbacks Sunday, 4/1 (6pm – 10pm)

 

Community of Christ Church
1212 South Ridge Dr, Coralville, IA

 

Casting Requirements – 
City Circle’s Teen Show; must be in grades 7 through 12 at the time of auditions.

Captain Tempest – A captain’s captain. Square jaw, rocking voice. Think Commander, Captain or Space Ranger.

Prospero – scientist who has been marooned on the planet D’illyria. Is he a mad scientist, or is he just being driven crazy by his teenage daughter? Is there a difference? Baritone, sings “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”.

 

Miranda – Prospero’s daughter; a teenager discovering men for the first time—‘nuff said. Alto/Mezzo, sings “Teenager in Love”.

 

Ariel – (male or female) Robot loyal to Dr. Prospero. Alto/Tenor/Baritone, sings “Who’s Sorry Now”.

 

Science Officer (aka Gloria) – a woman with history with Dr. Prospero (spoiler alert – she’s his wife & Miranda’s mom!) Alto/Mezzo, sings “Gloria”. Navigation Officer – a woman who knows where she’s going. Alto/Mezzo, sings “Tell Her”.

 

Cookie – the ship’s cook, a hopeless romantic. Killer guitar skills a plus, bring yours if you have one, killer air guitar skills a must. Baritone – sings “She’s Not There”.

 

Bosun Arras – the ship’s bosun (look it up). Tenor/Baritone, sings “The Shoop Shoop Song”

 

The Crew – (Chorus/Ensemble) (male & female) comprised of Ensigns/Petty Officers, etc. How many on the CREW has yet to be determined.