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The On Broadway Thespians production of "The Addams Family Musical," will be holding auditions monday June 20th, and tuesday June 21st at 7:00 PM at the Little Theater On The Bay (LTOB) located at 2100 Sherman Avenue, North Bend OR. Yes, the old historic Liberty Building.
We urge everyone to dress comfortably but come prepared with a song and monologue as part of the auditioning process. The Director is looking to fill 6 principal males and 4 principal females roles, as well as an additional mix of both for other smaller roles to further round out the comedic ensemble.
Again, experience is not necessary. Great way to break into theater and be a part of something fun and rewarding, either on stage or behind the scenes! Come paint a set, or help with props and costumes! It helps if you bring an Audition Form already filled out to your audition.
For more information about the auditions, Leatha Gonzalez-Vos can be reached at 541-217-7405.
In the meantime, we hope you will consider trying out for other plays, Opry, etc. going on in our area at other venues (like LTOB, Sawdusters, Dolphin Players, Bandon Players, Bay Area Teen Idol, etc.). It's important to lend support to our local performing arts.
Stay tuned to this page as auditioning information for additional plays becomes available. Thanks to everyone that came to audition for us over the past 18 years. We want you to know your support is very important to us and much appreciated. We hope you'll continue to patronize us in the coming year with tryouts, play attendance, backstage crew recruitment, directing, ushering, and so forth. Drop us an email that you're interested in volunteering or else speak to one of our many directors.
Even if you're too shy to be on stage, PLEASE consider joining one of our tech crews. We have such great fun staging productions so why not come be a part of it?!
Previous experience is not necessary, we can teach you! Keep in mind we are also looking for stagehands and costumers as well, a great way to break into theater if you're nervous about getting up on stage. Please bring an Audition Form already filled out to your audition. For more info, please contact the Director Leatha Gonzalez-Vos at 541-217-7405.
General Audition Guidelines:
Auditions are generally held 2 months prior to the Play's opening. Musicals and Shakespearean plays are the exception, as they have longer lead times due to the tremendous amount of material for the Actor to learn. Plan on auditions for those to run 3 to 4 months prior to opening weekend.
In any event, dress comfortably but appropriately for each audition, be punctual, and come prepared to read, dance, or sing (depending on the script).
Sometimes, would-be-actors are divided into groups and asked to read various parts from a script. In doing so, this simple excersize often aids in locating chemistry between actors, an important element in any play.
Other times, Monologues are required to help Directors gauge an actor's additional strengths & experience. These can range from poetry and song to excerpts from a script.
There are many good online sources available for getting audition Monologues; here are a few favorites:
The Monologue Archive
The Stage Agent
TheatreHistory.com Script Archives
The Internet Theatre Bookshop
At the Audition, you will be asked to fill out an official Audition Form listing contact info, special skills or experience, and other pertinent information to help the Director in choosing both a cast and a tech crew. You have the choice of either filling out a form at the actual Audition OR downloading one here in MS Word format and bringing it already prepared ahead of time.
In general, OBT seeks enthusiastic people who look and feel comfortable on stage, who listen well and follow directions easily, and for folks open-minded enough to try new & different roles than originally intended when auditioning. Some really terrific talent has been discovered this way.
In some instances, Musicians are needed for Musicals. If you are a musician interested in playing for one of our upcoming musicals, please contact us and let your talent be known, or else come attend an audition and talk to the Director directly!
As always, there's a need for Light Techs, Sound Operators, Stage Managers, Stagehands, Choreographers, Vocal Coaches, Costumers, Makeup Artists, Poster designers, Program cover artists, Set Construction, Graphic Artists, Concessions personnel, Directors & Assistants, and Producers.
If you have free time on your hands, or would like to break into theater this way, please give us a call or come to one of our open auditions and talk to the Director.
Experience is helpful BUT NOT mandatory. We can teach you! Come join the fun, make new friends!
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(This page last updated May 20, 2016)
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