Auditions

CABARET
Open Auditions Feb. 24-25, 2020 at 6:30
Callbacks Feb. 26 at 6:30

Open to adults 18 and older and out of high school. 

*Please familiarize yourself with the story of the show before deciding to audition

Those auditioning will be asked to sing a one minute segment from any song in the show. 

Everyone will be asked to read selected sides from the show- time will be given to review material before auditioning. 

Comfortable clothing and footwear is recommended, as a short dance will be taught.  

Scripts will be available for a week check-out from the Box Office beginning Jan.1

Emcee ‐ Master of Ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub
Vocal Range– Tenor
The host at the Kit Kat Klub – presented as a genderfluid character comfortable with him/herself and everyone else – comedic – loveable.
Requires agile stage movement and dance.
Age range and gender open
Speaks with a German Accent.

 

Sally Bowles – A British Cabaret singer at the Kit Kat Klub
Vocal Range  Mezzo Soprano
A quirky character that comes across as flighty to mask her struggle with reality and the darkness of life as a cabaret performer.
Comfortable with stage movement and dance
Age Range 20s to 40s.
Speaks with a British or American Accent
 

Clifford (Cliff) Bradshaw – An American novelist and English teacher traveling to Berlin
Vocal Range – Can be non-singing role
Charming, relaxed, and eager to please. Presented as a closeted gay man who falls in love with Sally.
Age range open.
Speaks with an American accent.
 

Fraulein Schneider -- A landlady who rents rooms in her building
Vocal Range – Alto
Her connection to reality is a stark contrast from Sally.
Comfortable with stage movement and light dance – waltz.
Age range 50-70.
Speaks with a German accent.


Herr Schultz – One of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers and the proprietor of a Fruit Shop.
Vocal Range – Tenor
A joyous man happy to have found love late in life.
Comfortable with stage movement and light dance - waltz.
Age Range 50-70.
Speaks with a German accent.


Fraulein Kost – Another of Fraulein Schneider’s roomers.
Vocal Range –Alto/Mezzo
She earns money by “entertaining” sailors –confident in her body and career.
Comfortable with stage movement.
Age Range – Open
Speaks with a German accent.


Ernst Ludwig – A friendly and likeable German.
Vocal range flexible
Takes English lessons from Cliff and smuggles funds for the Nazi Party.
Comfortable with stage movement and light dance
Age Range – open
Speaks with a German accent.


Kit Kat Klub Performers (3-10 will be cast)
Vocal Range – Strong Singers in any voice part.
All body types and genders wanted. Should be confident in their life choices and physicality. These are die-hard performers and free spirits making a living, they are not strippers.
“Two Ladies,” and Solo Singers will be drawn from this group.
Comfortable with stage movement and dance.
Age Range – Open.
Gender- Open

Feature Roles/Ensemble (3-10 will be cast) – Kit Kat Klub Waiters and Patrons and Various Features
Vocal Range – Strong Singers in all voice parts
Should be comfortable with portraying free in gender depictions.
Features (Bobby, Victor, “Tomorrow Belongs to Me,” etc.) will be drawn from this group.
Age Range – Open
Gender- Open

Wisconsin Rapids Community Theatre
220 3rd Avenue South
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

715-421-0435

wrct@wctc.net

Office Hours: Tues-Fri 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
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