OVATIONS THEATRE

HAIR AUDITIONS

Music by Galt MacDermot

Book & Lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado

Featuring students in grades 8-12*

*Some roles may be multicast and others may be played by performers outside 8-12 grade at the discretion of the production team.

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AUDITIONS
Auditions will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:30-9:30 PM at 601 Harrington Road, Rockville, MD 20850. Anyone not available to audition on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 should email [email protected] to make alternative arrangements.

There is a non-refundable $150 tuition deposit payable at the time of audition that will be applied to your tuition balance. Please make checks payable to OVATIONS THEATRE. If you are NOT selected to be a member of the cast (which includes both a principal role or ensemble) the tuition deposit will be refunded.

CALLBACKS
Callbacks will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 6:00-10:00 PM at 601 Harrington Road, Rockville, MD 20850.

TUITION
Tuition for HAIR will be $950. There is limited financial aid and/or payment plan options available for this production. Those interested should contact [email protected] Please note there are NO refunds unless not cast in the production.

AUDITION INFO 
Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to check in and submit your completed paperwork. Please bring a current photo, resume and check payable to OVATIONS THEATRE in the amount of $150.00.

The cast list will be emailed by 4 PM on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Prospective cast members must email [email protected] indicating acceptance or rejection of their roles by 8PM on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Rehearsals will begin Sunday, March 10, 2019. Full tuition payment is required at the first rehearsal unless payment arrangements are made in advance by contacting [email protected]

AUDITION PREPARATION 
Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre rock or 60's pop song. Please remember to bring sheet music copied in a three-ring binder; an accompanist will be provided. NO ACCAPELLA SINGING WILL BE ACCEPTED. Your selection should demonstrate both your vocal range and acting abilities.

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS 
CLAUDE (Rock Bari-Tenor)The most beautiful beast in the forest. Smart, attractive male, with a playful side; a lover of life and the picture of a young man next door of the 60's. Strong actor. Berger's best friend, recently drafted whose only valuable possession, other than his freedom, is his hair. A charismatic leader that women adore, boys emulate and men will follow into the breach. A man of conscience who struggles with the conflict of what his heart tells him is right and what the authorities around him lead him to believe.

GEORGE BERGER (Tenor) A social activist recently banished from high school. An unrestrained animal. He knows what is right and sticks to it no matter the consequence. The leader of the tribe. High energy, athletic, wild. Strong presence and, though he may be a young man, he is looked up to. 

SHELIA (Rock Alto/Belter) A second semester student and passionate protester from NYU who lives with Berger and Claude, aspires to spread love, loves Berger but having Claude's baby. The most intelligent of the tribe. Wants to change society through peaceful protest. Not necessarily perfect on the outside, but must have a strong voice and presence. 

JEANIE (Alto) A follower, not a leader. Incredibly sweet, understands Claude better than anyone. Wise, passionate, creative woman, who is pregnant with the tribe's baby. She has taken every drug, and takes care of the tribe. Strong actress to play comedic and dramatic scenes. 

CRISSY (Mezzo, late teens) a flower child mourning a lost love - The youngest female of the tribe. 

DIONNE (Alto/Mezzo Belt) Sassy and lots of fun. Great with comedy and ad-lib vocals. 

HUD (Soul/Rock Baritone/Tenor) Speaks his mind and hopes you can keep up with him. High energy, spiritual performer with a strong voice and presence. A true tone setter that is a natural on stage in any situation. 

WOOF ( Rock Baritone/Tenor) May not want to admit it but he is gay. A young animal. High energy, versatile performer. Must be a natural with comedy. Looks up to Berger and Mick Jagger... in many ways. 

TOURIST COUPLE Two male performers, strong comic timing. One must be willing to appear as a believeable woman, while the other is her miserable husband. May double as tribe.

TRIBE This is not a "chorus", as the entire cast is a true ensemble. We are looking for performers who can create 3-dimensional characters. Tribe members sing many featured songs (and receive significant solos in many of the ensemble numbers) including "Aquarius", "Black Boys", "White Boys", "Walking in Space", "Electric Blues", "Hippie Life", etc., and play many roles in the show including the PRINCIPALS, MOTHER/FATHER, historical figures, and more. Energetic, creative performers with heart and passion. Will be on stage roughly 90% of the show.

REHEARSALS 
Rehearsals will primarily be held at 601 Harrington Road, Rockville MD 20850. Rehearsals are generally Sunday afternoons 4:30-8:30pm and weeknight evenings from 6:30-9:30pm. Some rehearsals will be held at neighboring locations and will be made clear once the full rehearsal schedule breakdown is sent out to the cast.

Sunday, March 10
Monday, March 11
Sunday, March 17
Monday, March 18
Sunday, March 24
Monday, March 25
Sunday, March 31

Monday, April 1
Tuesday, April 2
Sunday, April 28
Monday, April 29

Sunday, May 5
Monday, May 6
Tuesday, May 7
Sunday, May 12
Monday, May 13
Tuesday, May 14
Sunday, May 19
Monday, May 20
Tuesday, May 21
Wednesday, May 22

Saturday, June 1
Sunday, June 2
Monday, June 3
Tuesday, June 4
Wednesday, June 5
Thursday, June 6
Saturday, June 8

TECH WEEK
Held at the Kreeger Auditorium at the JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852.

Sunday, June 9               3:00-8:00pm
Monday, June 10             5:00-10:00pm
Tuesday, June 11            5:00-10:00pm
Wednesday, June 12       5:00-10:00pm
Thursday, June 13          5:00-10:00pm (Extended time due to rehearsal photos)

PERFORMANCES
Held at the Kreeger Auditorium at the JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852.

Friday, June 14                  7:30pm Performance
Saturday, June 15              2:00pm & 7:30pm Performances
Sunday, June 16                1:00pm Performance

CONFLICTS
Each cast member will be allowed a total of four conflicts.

Ovations Theatre reserves the right to change the theater venue or cancel the production before rehearsals begin for any reason, returning the audition fees.  Full payment of the tuition by all cast members will be due at the first rehearsal. There are no refunds.

Location: 601 Harrington Rd, Rockville MD 20852

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (EST) Available Slot
03/06/2019 (Wed.) 6:00pm - 7:00pm  

SLOT 1: 6:00-7:00pm (10)

 
3 of 10 slots filled
Elijah Fischer
Grace Corbett
Jocelyn Hamilton
7:00pm - 8:00pm  

SLOT 2: 7:00-8:00pm (10)

 
All slots filled
Molly Herson
Meghan Carey
Lilly Mckinnon
Sam Tarlov
Jack Rosenberg
Jonah Schwartz
Matthew Rubin
Madelyn Fox
Emma Spring
Mikayla Reich
8:00pm - 9:00pm  

SLOT 3: 8:00-9:00pm (10)

 
7 of 10 slots filled
Heather Kirschner
Nora Holland
Thalia Eyles
Thalia Eyles
Anna Heron
David Klos
Jorge Rodriguez
Thalia Peters
9:00pm - 10:00pm  

SLOT 4: 9:00-10:00pm (10)

 
03/08/2019 (Fri.) 5:30pm - 6:00pm  

BEFORE CALLBACKS (5)

 


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