Tuck Everlasting Auditions - Chaska Valley Family Theatre

Monday & Tuesday, December 9-10, 2019

Chaska Community Center

1661 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN 55318
 

Monday, December 9th, 2019
Children Ages 8-13 Vocal Auditions 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Adults Ages 14+ Vocal and Dance Auditions 7:00-9:30p.m.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Children Ages 8-13 Vocal Auditions 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Adults Ages 14+ Vocal and Dance Auditions 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Please note that ages 8-13 should attend the 6:00 pm audition time either Monday or Tuesday and DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE AUDITION FORM. Auditioners 14 years and up should sign up using our theatre forms sign up link: 

https://www.theaterforms.com/cvft/tuckeverlasting/auditionform/

Callbacks
Thursday, December 12th, 2019 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Chaska Community Center
Exact callback times to be determined by artistic staff after the completion of open call auditions.

Shows runs March 13th-March 22nd, 2020 (10 performances) at Chaska Community Center
First Rehearsal is scheduled for January 20th, 2020
Rehearsal Schedule is Sunday-Thursday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. *Children under the age of 12 will be out by 8:30 p.m.

Audition Preparation
Please prepare a 16-32 bars of a classic musical theater selection. Please provide sheet music in the appropriate key; an accompanist will be provided. Dress for movement, there will be a dance call. Actors of all racial and social backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

Character Descriptions

Winnie Foster
To portray 11 years old; a little girl without cuteness; she has lost her father and is too skeptical for her age, but with an unknown longing for romance and adventure; must sing very well and be a subtle actress with the ability to hold a stage; must have comic timing.
Gender: Female
Age: 11-18
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Soprano (A3-E5)

Jesse Tuck
To portray 17; the youngest of the Tuck family; light and laughing, he is eternal youth writ large, the lightness shown all the brighter for the shadow of loneliness that he has.

Gender: Male
Age: 16-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (F3-C5)

Miles Tuck
Jesse's older brother; a burned and bitter man, his natural sweetness shut away; he lost his wife and child and is doomed to live with regret.
Gender: Male
Age: 18-30
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Baritenor (F3-C5)

Mae Tuck
Jesse's mother; still beautiful after all these years; a matriarch, a mother, a wife; her homespun wisdom is leavened by her humor and still girlish delight.
Gender: Female
Age: To portray 40-55
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano (A3-E5)

Angus Tuck
Jesse's father; once awakened, a vibrant, virile man; he is an indulgent father, a fond if forgetful husband, but a true soul with a deep well of love and profound understanding of the life around him
Gender: Male
Age: To portray 40-55
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (E3-B4)

The Man In The Yellow Suit
A nefarious leader of a traveling carnival, in search of the fountain of youth; creepy and persuasive; a man with an obsession, a secret.
Gender: Male
Age: To portray 40-69
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (G3-B4)

Constable Joe
Head of the police force in Treegap; seemingly a buffoon, his simple manner belies a sharp wit and kind heart.
Gender: Male
Age: 40-65
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (F3-B4)

Hugo
Constable Joe's sidekick and son; painfully shy, awkward, and goofy; but smart and eerily observant; his father (Constable Joe) knows this; the two of them have a routine that fools most of the people all of the time.
Gender: Male
Age: 16-25
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Tenor (G3-C5)

Betsy Foster
Winnie’s mother; a gentle woman almost broken by grief and fear and loss; adversity finds her brave and unbending.
Gender: Female
Age: 30-45
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano (A3-E5)

Nana
Winnie’s grandmother; a loopy old woman, but a loving grandmother and mother
Gender: Female
Age: 50-70
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Vocal Range: Alto (A3-C#/Db5)

Ensemble
Carnie, Various Memories, Spirits, Travelers, Townsfolk, Carnival Workers, and Patrons; the chorus functions as the audience’s gateway into the past and future, representing the passage of time; the ensemble sings and dances as the physical expression of the joy and energy we all have when we are most alive and free; should be strong singers/dancers. *We will be looking to cast 5 children to include in a few scenes/songs.

​Again, teens and adults ages 14+, please register for an audition slot here:

https://www.theaterforms.com/cvft/tuckeverlasting/auditionform/

If you have any questions regarding auditions please e-mail [email protected][email protected].  

Contact information

Chaska Valley Family Theatre
952-250-7206
Email/contact
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