Location: Pella Community Center 712 Union Street, Pella IA 50219
Tuesday, May 9 from 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, May 10 from 6:30-9:30pm
Saturday, May 13 from 1-4pm
Performances Jul 21-22; 27-29
Monday, May 15 from 6:30-9:30pm THIS IS FOR CALLBACKS ONLY. IF YOU CAN ONLY AUDITION ON THIS DATE, PLEASE EMAIL THE DIRECTOR BY MAY 9 FOR AN APPOINMENT.
The audition process will consist of singing and movement auditions. Those auditioning for speaking roles will have time at the audition to prepare a selection from the script we will provide for you.
Please come prepared to sing your choice of the songs listed below for your age group. Wear comfortable clothing and secure shoes (no flip-flops, please) as we will teach you a short dance for the movement section of the audition.
Adults (7th Grade and Older):
“Amazing Grace” in Key of C Major
“America, the Beautiful” in Key of C Major
Children (Kindergarten-6th Grade):
“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” in Key of C Major
“Happy Birthday” in Key of C Major
Young ladies auditioning for the role of Dorothy, be prepared to sing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in Key of Bb Major. Email director, Anne McCullough Kelly or producer, Denise Gregory, for the sheet music.
*Denotes non-singing role, if desired. Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, Zeke, Hickory, and Hunk may be incorporated into the Adult Chorus as Ozians
Dorothy Gale – female, actor cast age 16 – early 20s (please note, due to the maturity needed for this role, we will only audition girls and young women in the specified age range).
*Aunt Em – female, actor cast age 40+
*Uncle Henry – male, actor cast age 40+
*Zeke (farmhand) – male, actor cast age late 20s+
*Hickory (farmhand) – male, actor cast age late 20s+
*Hunk (farmhand) – male, actor cast age late 20s+
*Miss Almira Gultch (may be double cast as Wicked Witch of the West) – female, actor cast age mid 30s+
*Professor Chester Marvel/The Wizard of Oz – male, actor cast, age 50s+
Glinda, the Good Witch of the North – female, actor cast mid 30s+
*The Wicked Witch of the West (may be double cast as Miss Almira Gulch) – female, actor cast age mid 30s+
Scarecrow – male, actor cast age late 20s+
Tin Man – male, actor cast age late 20s+
Cowardly Lion – male, actor cast age late 20s+
Emerald City Guard – male, actor cast age late 20s+
Adult Ensemble (may include Munchkins, Ozians, Winkies, Jitterbugs, Crows, Trees, Poppies, Snowmen – specific groups will be assigned once rehearsals commence) – Maximum of 20.
Child Ensemble (may include Munchkins, Trees, Rocks, Poppies, Snowmen, Monkeys – specific groups will be assigned once rehearsals commence) – Maximum of 25.
Questions? Please contact:
Anne McCullough Kelly, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Denise Gregory, Producer email@example.com