Lakeshore Players Theatre Auditions for 'La Cage Aux Folles'

Rate of Pay: 
$225.00

Lakeshore Players Theatre is thrilled to announce auditions for non-union actors for their production of:

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

Book by Harvey Fierstein

Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Directed by Joe LaForte, Music Directed by Wesley Frye

 

LAKESHORE PLAYERS’ INCLUSIVITY & DIVERSITY STATEMENT

At Lakeshore Players Theatre, we recognize the systemic change that needs to be made in the theater industry to promote diversity and equity and to celebrate inclusion. We strongly encourage actors of all races, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and backgrounds to audition for this production.  

For ‘La Cage Aux Folles’, we especially welcome actors that identify with the LGBTQ community, and who have experience dressing in drag.

We are actively investing in creating an environment that is safe, accessible and welcoming for all.

DATES

Rehearsals will take place on evenings and potentially weekends from March 6th-April 27th at Lakeshore Players Theatre. 

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have proof of vaccination in order to participate. A booster is encouraged but not required to participate.

You must be available for all performances to be considered. 

Performance dates: 

Fri. April 28th 7:30pm

Sat. April 29th 7:30pm

Sun. April 30th 2:00pm

Fri. May 5th 7:30pm

Sat. May 6th 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Sun. May 7th 2:00pm

Fri. May 12th 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Sat. May 13th 7:30pm

Sun. May 14th 2:00pm

Mon. May 15th 7:30pm

Fri. May 19th 7:30pm

Sat. May 20th 7:30pm

Sun. May 21st 2:00pm

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS

In person auditions will take place between 6:00-9:00PM on Monday, Dec. 12th & Tuesday, December 13th  at Lakeshore Players Theatre:

4941 Long Ave.

White Bear Lake, MN 55113

VIDEO SUBMISSION

We are also accepting video submissions until Monday, December 12th at 11:00AM. 

Video submissions may be sent to: [email protected]

*If you are selected for a callback from a virtual audition, please be prepared to attend in person.

CALLBACKS

Callbacks will take place on Wednesday, December 14th from 6:00-9:00pm at Lakeshore Players Theatre.

HOW TO SIGN UP

You may schedule an audition time HERE.

Please submit your headshot, resume & conflicts by uploading them on THIS FORM.

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare one monologue (one minute or less), and 16-32 bars of one piece of music  in the style of the show that shows off your voice. An accompanist will be provided at auditions, so please make sure your music is legible and clearly marked. 

ROLES AVAILABLE

ALBIN (Male-Identifying): A performer of star quality; mature; great powerhouse of a Broadway voice; fine comic actor

GEORGES (Male-Identifying): A star; mature, good singer; energetic, loving and caring; must move well

JEAN-MICHEL (Male-Identifying): Well-mannered, educated; desperately in love with his fiancee, Anne; acts, sings, and moves well

JACOB (Male-Identifying): butler; brilliant comedian who sings and moves well

ANNE (Female-Identifying): Jean-Michel's fiancee; spunky; a superb dancer who acts well

EDOUARD DINDON (Male-Identifying): Anne's father; right-wing radical politician; pompous; quirky; must sing, move well, and be a fine comedian

MARIE DINDON (Female-Identifying): Anne's mother; shy, retiring, sexually repressed and sex-starved; good singer and actress who moves well

JACQUELINE (Female-Identifying): Mature, female friend of Georges and Albin; owns a chic restaurant; attractive, charming; very theatrical; not necessarily a singer

RENAUD (Male-Identifying): Mature friend of Georges and Albin; owns a small cafe

FRANCIS (Male-Identifying): Stage manager in Georges' club; strong actor/dancer.

THE LES CAGELLES- Chantal, Monique, Dermah, Nicole, Hanna, Mercedes, Bitelle, Lo Singh, Odette, Angelique, Phaedra, Clo-Clo. Must dance & move well in heels. 

TOWNSPEOPLE - Some include Madame Renaud, Paulette, Hercule, Etienne, Babette, Colette, Tabarro, Pepe

COMPENSATION

A modest travel stipend will be provided.

 

Contact information

Lakeshore Players Theatre
Email/contact
Web site

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