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Auditions! Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA

Presented by Weathervane Playhouse at Weathervane Playhouse, Akron OH

Dec 04 - 06 2023
Auditions! Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA

Winner of four 2000 Tony Awards, Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty, and betrayal, chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames.

Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida

Auditions

Monday, December 4, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday, December 5, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, December 6, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
CALLBACKS Thursday, December 7, 2023: 7-9 p.m.

Director- Richard Morris, Jr.
Music Director- Ed Ridley
Choreographer- Nehemiah Spencer
Stage Manager- Kelly MJ Andrews

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR THIS AUDITION

Please bring a current headshot/resume and prepare one 32-bar cut in the style of the show, but not from the show itself. (Choose a song that highlights your vocal skills). Please bring sheet music for your song (in the appropriate key) with you to the audition; an accompanist will be provided.

Bring your calendar with you in order to declare any conflict dates for rehearsals.

Please prepare a reading selection from the ones provided in the attachment below. Actors may be asked to read during their audition.

Please arrive to your audition 15 minutes early to fill out paperwork.

There will be a dance call on Wednesday, December 6 from ... view more »

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Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida

Auditions

Monday, December 4, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday, December 5, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, December 6, 2023: 7-9 p.m.
CALLBACKS Thursday, December 7, 2023: 7-9 p.m.

Director- Richard Morris, Jr.
Music Director- Ed Ridley
Choreographer- Nehemiah Spencer
Stage Manager- Kelly MJ Andrews

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR THIS AUDITION

Please bring a current headshot/resume and prepare one 32-bar cut in the style of the show, but not from the show itself. (Choose a song that highlights your vocal skills). Please bring sheet music for your song (in the appropriate key) with you to the audition; an accompanist will be provided.

Bring your calendar with you in order to declare any conflict dates for rehearsals.

Please prepare a reading selection from the ones provided in the attachment below. Actors may be asked to read during their audition.

Please arrive to your audition 15 minutes early to fill out paperwork.

There will be a dance call on Wednesday, December 6 from 7-9 p.m. This call is for dancers who are auditioning to dance only.

REHEARSALS

Technical rehearsals are mandatory and take place:

Saturday, February 17:  2 to 8 p.m.
Sunday, February 18:  2 to 8 p.m.
Monday, February 19: 6 to 11 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20:  6 to 11 p.m.
Wednesday, February 21:  6 to 11 p.m

Aida runs for a total of 17 performances from Feb. 22 to Mar. 17, 2024.

Thursdays, Feb. 22, 29, Mar. 7, and 14:  Call at 6/6:30 p.m.  Show at 7:30 p.m.
Fridays, Feb. 23, Mar. 1, 8, and 15:  Call at 6/6:30 p.m.  Show at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, Feb. 24, Mar. 2, 9, and 16:  Call at 6/6:30 p.m.  Show at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, Feb. 25, Mar. 3, 10, and 17:  Call at 1/1:30 p.m.  Show at 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12: Call at 9:00 a.m. Show at 10:00 a.m.

ATTENDANCE AT ALL PERFORMANCES IS MANDATORY.

Characters Descriptions and Selected Readings to Prepare are attached below.

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LOCATION

Weathervane Playhouse

1301 Weathervane Ln, Akron, OH 44313

PARKING INFO

Free parking on site

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