the Ordway Center for Performing Arts is auditioning for their 2018 summer production of MAMMA MIA! Full time commitment 6/22/2018 - 8/5/2018
Equity Principal Auditions: Monday, February 5th 2:00pm-9:00pm and Tuesday, Febraury 6th 10:00am-1:00pm. Please prepare a short song in the style of the show.
AEA and Non-AEA Male Singers: Tuesday, February 6th. 2:00 pm. Sign in at 1:30 pm. Prepare a short song selection- 32 bars in the style of the show. Bring your book in case you are asked to sing more. No need to schedule appointment. EMC and non-union performers will be seen after AEA members.
AEA and Non-AEA Female Singers: Tuesday, February 6th. 4:30pm. Sign in at 4:00 pm. Prepare a short song selecton-32 bars in the style of the shows. Bring your book in case you are asked to sing more. No need to schedule appointment.EMC and non-union performers will be seen after AEA members.
AEA and Non- AEA Male Dancers: Thursday, February 8th. 10:00 am. Sign in at 9:30 am. Be warmed up and ready to dance. Musical Theatre and Athletic Contemporary Style Dance. Wear sneakers or supportive shoes. Bring music- you may be asked to stay and sing. No need to schedule appointment.
AEA and Non- AEA Female Dancers: Thursday, February 8th 1:00 pm. Sign in at 12:30 pm Be warmed up and ready to dance. Musical Theatre and Athletic Contemporary Style Dance. Wear sneakers or supportive shoes. Bring music- you may be asked to stay and sing. No need to schedule appointment.
Non-AEA Appointments: Wednesday, February 7th. 10:00 am- 6:00 pm and Thursday February 8th 4:00 pm-7:00 pm. Please prepare 32 bars in the style of the show.
All auditions will be held at the Ordway Center. 345 Washington St, St Paul, MN 55102. Please enter through the STAGE DOOR. Bring current photo and resume.
To schedule appointment for MAMMA MIA, call Reid at 651-282-3021 during the following times. Please no messages.
AEA call in day: Tuesday, January 16th between the hours of 11:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Non AEA call in day: Wednesday, January 17th betwwen the hours or 11:00 am and 5:00 pm.
To sign up after these dates, please email [email protected]
MAMMA MIA! will be directed by Martha Banta.
MARTHA BANTA (Director) was the Associate Director for MAMMA MIA! on Broadway, the National tour, the 2nd Vegas Company, and for Royal Caribbean. Martha served many years as Artistic Associate at New York Theater Workshop. She was the Resident director for the original production of RENT, and directed RENT in Germany and Japan, as well as supervised London, Broadway and tour productions. Some NYC productions include new work at The Public Theater, Rattlestick, EST, New York Theater Workshop, New Georges, Lambs Theater, Clark Theater/Lincoln Center, and Urban Stages. Regionally she has directed at Portland Center Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Pittsburgh Public Theater, St. Louis Rep, Westport Playhouse, Merrimack Rep, Capital Rep., Vineyard Arts, and Berkshire Theater Festival. She was the founding Artistic Director for the first 13 seasons of the Adirondack Theater Festival in Glens Falls, NY where it is entering its 24th season of producing new work.
And will be choreographed by Mitch Sebastian:
Sebastian devised, directed and choreographed RatPack Live from Las Vegas (Olivier Award nomination and WhatsOnStage Award) currently playing on London’s West End at Theatre Royal Haymarket .Other West End: La Cava (Piccadilly Theatre) West End Men (Vaudeville Theatre). Romance, Romance (Gielgud Theatre) and Pippin (Menier Chocolate Factory). International: arena productions of Evita, Fame and Chicago. As Artistic Director of Kilworth House Theatre: Pirates of Penzance, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, Legally Blond, Guys and Dolls, Crazy for You and many more. As a performer, Mitch appeared in videos and toured with Tina Turner, Elton John, Meatloaf, Pet Shop Boys, Boy George and Duran Duranin and in the West End productions in Cats, Cabaret, Starlight Express, Les Miserables and Follies.
Audition for BROADWAY MIXTAPE LIVE!: SHOWSTOPPERS
Friday, January 26th 10:00 am-6:00 pm.
email [email protected] by Friday, January 19th to schedule an audition. Please preapre a short Broadway Showstopper.
Remember those show-stopping Broadway performances that turned performers into stars? Now you can relive those unforgettable moments in the theater that grabbed your heart and made your jaw drop as the greatest, most recognizable hits of Broadway are delivered with all their punch and power by some of the Twin Cities’ finest musical theater artists. Be moved again by some of your favorite Broadway musical numbers from throughout the ages, including tunes from Dreamgirls, Funny Girl, and Dear Evan Hansen. You won’t want to miss these songs come to back to life onstage at the Ordway!
Performances May 10th and 11th in the Ordway's Concert Hall. Conceived by Reid Harmsen.
The Ordway is committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity in casting and encourages performers backgrounds to audition.