Keyano Theatre Co. Auditions
Thank you all for the wonderful response. Our sign up is officially full. If you are interested in being part of auditions for these two great shows you are welcome to come down to Keyano Recital Theatre and wait for any space that may open due to a "no show." It does happen occasionally when nerves prevent someone from making it to their audition.
The original information is still below:
Auditions are being held for Keyano Theatre Company's productions of All Together Now! and Mary Poppins. Auditions are open for any interested actors, singers and dancers that wish to participate. Children 7+, Youth and Adults are all welcome to Audition. Commitment to the productions are important for both the rehearsal process and the performances. Performances for All Together Now! take place November 12-14, 2021 and Mary Poppins is February 10-19, 2022. The rehearsal dates can be found in the Audition handbook at the following link. Feel free to print those calendars and post them on your fridge or enter them into your electronic calendars. While not all actors will be needed for every rehearsal we do want to have you available if you are scheduled.
Rehearsals and Covid-19
KTC will be taking steps to protect everyone in our facility. Keyano College is applying the Restriction Exemption Program and only those as outlined in the program will be eligible to participate in our shows. There will also be masks worn for much of the process, lots of hand sanitizing and emphasis on good respiratory etiquette.
To be considered for a part in All Together Now! candidates must prepare for an individual singing audition AND attend a group dance/movement audition. Preparing an acting audition is not required for those only auditioning for All Together Now!
To be considered for a part in Mary Poppins candidates must participate in ALL THREE elements of the audition process over two separate times. Attend the individual acting and singing audition as well as a group movement/dance audition. Dance Auditions take place Saturday morning. Please sign up for ONE of the Beginner or Advanced Dance. The Tap Dance is optional if interested in the parts of Mary, Bert, Chimney Sweeps or anyone that has experience (not required) or is interested in this style. Beginner Dance from 10am-11am for those with little to no experience, Advanced Dance from 12:15-1pm for those with experience dancing. Please place yourself where you feel most appropriate. Tap Dance is from 11am-12pm.
If you wish to be considered for both productions, please prepare the same as for Mary Poppins.
If you are interested in auditioning but cannot attend one of the times listed below then please contact [email protected] to ask about other arrangements.
Individual auditions will be comprised of an acting portion (Mary Poppins only) and singing portion. The acting will involve reading a short scene from Mary Poppins. These readings will be Provided to you on the day of the Audition or you can go to our audition materials link and choose one character from one scene to read for in advance. Singing will be to one of the preselected tracks. Please click on the music link and prepare ONE song on the provided list. All additional information, backing tracks and sheet music are located on the link, please read carefully.
The group dance/movement auditions will be held Saturday, October 16. Each actor MUST attend one of the dance auditions listed below. Please select either the beginning or experienced dance call. There is nothing to prepare but please wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you can move in. PLUS Even if you have never tap danced before you are encouraged to also attend the Tap Dance part of the Audition! Please wear hard soled shoes or tap shoes to the Tap Dance Audition.
Callbacks will be held Sunday, October 17 12:30pm-5:30pm. Please keep this time available as it may be important for the Directors to see you again prior to casting.
About the Shows
All Together Now!
MTI's All Together Now! - A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre is an opportunity for schools and theatres around the world to locally produce and perform an exclusive musical revue featuring songs from MTI's beloved shows. Keyano Theatre Company will be joining thousands of theatrical organizations around the globe in producing this musical revue, all on the weekend of November 12, 2021.
Rehearsals for All Together Now! will take place:
October 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30,31
November 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
With performances on:
November 12, 13 and 2 shows November 14.
One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and astonishing stagecraft. The characters of Mary and Bert will fly!
Rehearsals for Mary Poppins will take place
Vocal - December 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18
Full Rehearsal - January 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31
- February 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9,
Performances - February 10, 11, 12, 13 (matinee), 16, 17, 18, 19
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