Open Auditions for Dorothy in Wonderland the Musical

Open Auditions for “Dorothy in Wonderland The Musical”

Mercury Momentum, local Reno nonprofit group that produces the Reno Earth Day Event, is pleased to announce auditions for Dorothy in Wonderland, The Musical on August 11th, 12th, or 13th from 11am to 3pm at The Reno Little Theater; 147 E Pueblo St, Reno, NV 89502. Callbacks, if needed will be during the following week.

We are casting male and female singers, dancers and actors for leading, supporting and featured characters. All ages welcome; if under 18, guardian must sign permission slip; if under 13, guardian must be present at all rehearsals. Musical numbers will be choreographed to the ability of cast members. Previous dance experience not necessary. ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION – untapped potential welcome!

Please prepare one song of your choice with karaoke version for accompaniment. There will not be an accompanist at auditions, so please remember to bring a cd, mp3, iphone, ipod, etc. With a karaoke version of your song. There are likely to be cold readings from the script. Most auditions are expected to take 5-10 minutes each.

Performances will be at Cargo @ Whitney Peak in December on Saturday the 10th and 17th and Sunday the 11th and 18th at 2pm and 7pm for a total of 8 performances.

Rehearsals will be held 3 days per week beginning Tuesday, September 13th at 7pm. Additional rehearsals may be scheduled as needed. A mandatory final dress rehearsal will take place on Friday, December 9th. Additional rehearsal information will be provided at auditions.

Cast List:
DOROTHY, poor girl who’s still hoping to find her way back to Kansas
SCARECROW, extremely smart
LION, very brave and always ready for the fight
TIN MAN, soft-hearted and tender; recites poetry
WIZARD, not so wonderful and still a humbug, but also wise in his ways
GLINDA, lovely witch of the North
WHITE RABBIT, very skittish and tardy servant to the Queen
ROSE, beautiful flower that talks tough
TIGER LILY, flower afraid of dogs
TULIP, friendly flower
CATERPILLAR, thoughtful, inquisitive and blunt to the point of rudeness
HUMPTY DUMPTY, clumsy and overly sensitive egg
KING OF HEARTS, ruler of Wonderland along with the Queen of Hearts
PAWN, red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers
ROOK, red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers
KNIGHT, red chess piece; one of the king’s soldiers
TWEEDLE DEE, twin who wants to have a battle
TWEEDLE DUM, twin who wants to have a battle
ALICE, curious girl who’s hoping to find her way back to England
MAD HATTER, hat maker who’s absolutely bonkers
MARCH HARE, crazy rabbit; just as bonkers as his hatter friend
DORMOUSE, sleepy mouse
FROG FOOTMAN, wizard’s difficult-to-deal-with servant
FISH FOOTMAN, Queen’s messenger
CHESHIRE CAT ONE, vanishing cat who grins a lot
CHESHIRE CAT TWO, vanishing cat who grins a lot
CHESHIRE CAT THREE, vanishing cat who grins a lot
QUEEN OF HEARTS, angry tyrant who rules Wonderland
FIVE, card and servant to the Queen
SEVEN, card and servant to the Queen
KNAVE OF HEARTS, card and servant to the Queen, but also a sneaky thief

CHORUS
OZIANS, TORNADO DANCERS,
CHESS PIECES, PLAYING CARDS,
FLOWERS, WINKIES, MUNCHKINS

For more information visit: www.dorothyinwonderland.com

About Mercury Momentum
We are a volunteer run 501(c)3 organization in Reno, NV that seeks to inspire personal action and positive change through educational activities and events that promote greater awareness of multicultural heritage and diversity, social and environmental responsibility, creativity, expression and community spirit. Our All the Earth’s a Stage program focuses on bringing the arts to all groups in our community, building the area’s future artists and education for both the public and aspiring artists in music, theatrical, performing and all other types of art. One of the ways we do this by providing all inclusive events and productions for local artists to participate in such as Reno Earth Day and the Oktoberfest Harvest Jamboree.

Contact: Heather Howell; 775-771-1828 (call/txt); howellderosa@gmail.com; www.mercurymomentum.com

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