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On Broadway Thespian's production of "Annie," (the musical) will be holding auditions Friday November 17, Saturday Nov 18, and Sunday Nov 19 at 6:00 PM at the Little Theater On The Bay (LTOB) located at 2100 Sherman Avenue, North Bend OR. Yes, otherwise known as the old historic Liberty Building.

Please dress comfortably but come prepared to attend all three evenings (Friday through Sunday). One night auditioners will be asked to recite a one-minute monologue, the next night a song of choice from Annie, followed by a group read through on the 3rd evening. Director looking to cast 8 principal roles, 9 supporting, and an ensemble that will be rounding out the cast. All ages welcome and no experience necessary.

Below is a list of song choices:
Hard Knock Life
Little Girls
I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here
Easy Street
Why Should I Change A Thing?
You Won’t Be An Orphan For Long
N.Y. Entr’acte
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Roles looking to cast includes:
Annie – Streetwise Orphan, age 10-12
Daddy Warbucks – Successful Businessman, age 40-55
Grace Farrell – Secretary To Warbucks, age 20-35
Orphans – Reside In The Orphanage With Annie, ages 6 to 13
(Molly, Kate, Tessie, Pepper, July, Duffy)
Servants – Work At The Warbucks Mansion, ages 20 to 50+
(Drake, Mrs Pugh, Mrs Greer, Cecille, Annette)
Mrs Hannigan – The Orphanage Matron, age 30-45
Rooster – Sleazy Con Man, age 20-35
Lily – Floozy and Bimbo, age 20-30
Bert Healy - Radio Personality, age 30-45
Roosevelt – President Of The USA, age 40-60
Sandy – loveable Pooch
Ensemble – Servants, Boylan Sisters, Cabinet Members, Hooverville Citizens (All ages)

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 can bring an Audition Form already filled out to your audition.

For more information about the auditions, call the Director Joe Vos at 541-217-7401.

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. For more info, please contact Leatha Gonzalez-Vos at 541-217-7405.

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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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