Rise Up Performing Arts
Seeking strong singer and actors ages 8 - 18 year old.
Younger kids with be placed in the show and a pre-show prologue.
Please bring a completed audition form. We will also have these forms available at auditions. Headshots are no longer required.
AUDITION Forms (riseupperformingarts.com)
Please prepare a 1 minute musical theatre style song. Please use an accompaniment track, without vocals. There will be a speaker connection for phones and mp3 players. Please have music cued up to where your singing will begin. There will also be a dance audition. Please be prepared to stay and dance in groups after singing.
Auditions are by appointment. Walk-ins will be seen as time allows.
Auditions: September 30th & October 1st
Callbacks: If necessary, October 2nd at 2:00
Rehearsals begin: October 6th
Rehearsals: Sundays 4:00-7:00, Mondays 6-9, & Thursdays 6-9
Audition & Rehearsal Location: Rise Up Performing Arts, 228 Court St, Hamilton, OH 45011
Performance Venue: Sorg Opera House, 63 S Main St, Middletown, OH 45044
For full character descriptions, please visit our website: www.RiseUpPerformingArts.com
Location: 2nd floor. 228 Court St, Hamilton, OH 45011
Announcer, Nightly Dancers (Stanley, Daphne, Sawyer, Stella, Byron, Rose, Janie, Susie, Brenda, Hadley), Radio Chorus, Radio Host, Radio Voice Over, Hollywood creative team, Danny's Mother (Voice Over), First A.D., Director, First A.D., Cameraman, Sound Man, P.A., Midville townspeople, and Holiday Inn guests.
Jim Hardy – a performer and singer-songwriter eager to leave showbiz behind for a simpler life on a farm in Connecticut, (lyric baritone, Bb2-A4)
Ted Hanover – Jim's best friend and performing partner; a charming ladies' man looking for his big break, (lyric baritone, Bb2-F4)
Lila Dixon – a determined performer and Jim's mismatched fiancée, (high belt, B3-E5)
Danny – Jim, Ted and Lila's agent.
Charlie Winslow – a precocious bank messenger. (Eb3-C4)
Linda Mason – a school teacher with the hidden talents of a singer and dancer. (belt/mix, G3-F5)
Louise – the local fix-it woman; tough, no nonsense and extremely perceptive. (belt, G#3-F5)