Dancer/Singer/Actors For Musical "Mamma Mia!"
Location: Mobile, AL
Gender: Male and Female
Ethnicity: All ethnicities
Open auditions for 71st-Season-Opener, "Mamma Mia!" Directors want everyone to do well so whether you're an old pro or a first timer, know that you are welcome!
Callbacks (if needed) on Tuesday, June 5th at 6:30 p.m.
In-person auditions will be closed with the director, musical director/pianist, choreographer and stage manager. After the singing audition, a group dance audition will conducted. All auditionees must complete a dance and vocal audition in order to be considered for the production. Looking for a diverse group of individuals with experience in voice, dance, gymnastics, and other various skills to perform in the upcoming musical, "Mamma Mia!"
Directors will need a chorus of singing and dancing men (ages 18-30) who are comfortable performing shirtless.
If you play an instrument, please let know on your audition form.
Please have a 16 to 32 bar cutting (30 to 90 seconds) of a musical theatre or ABBA song prepared to sing. Sheet music preferred with clearly marked start and stop points. Directors will have their music director/accompanist available to play your audition selection.
Please wear dance-appropriate attire for your audition. If you have jazz or character shoes, go ahead and bring them. Clothing should be flexible and easy to move in, but not too baggy. All body types are welcome. Please be prepared to move, bend and balance.
Please have a list of conflicts ready upon arrival at auditions and check performance dates carefully before auditioning. There will be a performance for visiting schools on Thursday, August 23rd at 9 am. Attendance for this performance will be mandatory as all performances.
Read-through will be Thursday, JUNE 7 and the first rehearsal will be Saturday JUNE 9. From there a subsequent rehearsal schedule will be provided. Rehearsals are generally weekday evenings and some mandatory Saturday and/or Sunday rehearsals will also be scheduled.
Set build/paint/work days are every Saturday beginning June 23 at 10:00 a.m. and all actors and others are encouraged to do their part.
Tech Week/Dress Rehearsal: August 4-9, 2018.
August 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m.
& August 12, 19, 26 at 2:00 p.m.
School Performance: Thursday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding - one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn't know who he is! Her mother Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970's pop group Donna and the Dynamos, refuses to talk about the past, so Sophie decides to take matters into her own hands. Sneaking a peek in her mother's old diaries, she discovers three possible fathers: Sam, Bill, and Harry. She secretly invites all three to the wedding, convinced that she'll know her father when she sees him. But when all three turn up, it may not be as clear as she thought! Told through the legendary music of ABBA, Mamma Mia! has become a worldwide sensation that has audiences everywhere dancing and JJP is bringing to Mobile for the very first time!
*Note: Age limits and minimums are flexible, so please do not let that deter you from auditioning.