Auditions: Teens on Stage 2020
On February 10-11, Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Lost Girl, a new play by Kimberly Belflower. The production is the culmination of the Teens On Stage summer intensive for students aged 14-18. Students attend daily performance classes in addition to rehearsals.
Important Program Dates
Auditions: Monday February 10 or Tuesday February 11 at 7:00-9:00pm in the Gaddy Goodwin Teaching Theatre. You only need to attend one evening of auditions.
Please arrive by the start time of your audition block and plan to stay for the full time. Depending on the numbers auditioning, candidates may finish up early.
Call Backs: Thursday, February 13, 7:30-9:00pm in the Gaddy Goodwin Teaching Theatre
Costume Measurements: 6:30pm, Wednesday, May 20 in the lobby of the Gaddy Goodwin Teaching Theatre
Parent/Student Information Meeting: Wednesday, May 20 7:00pm in Gaddy Goodwin Teaching Theatre following measurements.
- Teens on Stage/Teens Backstage Kick Off Day: Saturday, June 20 10:00am-4:00pm
- Evening Rehearsals: June 22-26, 7:00-9:00pm
- Conservatory Dates: Mon–Fri, June 29–July 24 (off July 3), 9:00am – 5:00pm
- Tech Saturday: July 18, 9:00am – 5:00pm
- Preview performance: July 23, 7:30pm (actors are at theatre 9:00am until after preview)
- Opening night: July 24, 7:30pm (actors are at theatre starting at 1pm until after opening)
- Performance Dates: July 24-Aug 2 (see conflict calendar)
About the Auditions
Please prepare a memorized, one-minute monologue from a contemporary play, and be prepared to take direction and play collaborative theatre games with other auditionees.
Callbacks will consist of reading sides (scene selections) from the script and some movement activities.
Perusal copies of the script are available for a 48 hour check out from the RLT office which is located in the rear of the building and open from 10:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri. Please call the business office to check on availability (919) 821-4579.
If you need any specific accommodations to audition, please contact Director of Education, Meredyth Pederson Cooper, at email@example.com or 919-821-4579 x245 to request what you need. Examples of accommodations made in the past are: wheelchair accessible audition space, large print materials, prompters in the audition room, volunteers to help fill out forms, and auditions by appointment.
Interested in auditioning? Please fill out the following two forms and bring them with you to auditions.
- TOS Audition Form — please fill out
- TOS Conflict Calendar –please note any days when you are unable to attend
About the Show
What happened to Wendy Darling after her adventures with Peter Pan? After returning from Neverland, Wendy decides that she must find Peter in order to reclaim her kiss and move on with her life. Along the way, she meets other girls who went to Neverland and learns she is not alone. A coming-of-age exploration of first love and lasting loss, Lost Girl continues the story of J.M. Barrie’s beloved character — the girl who had to grow up. Lost Girl is a new play about standing in the center of your own story instead of the shadow of someone else’s.
This year, the Teens on Stage program has the unique opportunity of working directly with the playwright, Kimberly Belflower, during this process. The playwright will be present for part of the rehearsal process and also available during the program to answer questions as they arise. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the role of a playwright, the art of playwriting and how a play develops.
About the Roles
RLT is seeking a diverse cast of 12 actors aged 14-18 to play the following characters:
WENDY: Female. A storyteller. She might gravitate toward melancholy, but she’s still openhearted and hopeful, with an undercurrent of tough determination.
PETER: Always well-intentioned, and so charismatic you could just die. He’s not a villain. He’s just a boy.
A, B, C FEMALE CHORUS: Different versions of Wendy from her past, memories distorted through time, and other girls who went to Neverland. All of the above.
MOTHER: Adult. Tired, thoughtful and patient.
CORA: Same age as Wendy. No-nonsense.
CALLIE: Same age as Wendy. Romantic, but self-aware.
KRISTA: Same age as Wendy. Empathetic.
NINA: Same age as Wendy. Curious and kind.
SLIGHTLY: A lost boy. Careful, caring, and fiercely loyal.
TOODLES: A lost boy. Silly and sincere.
NIBS: A lost boy. Logical. Acerbic.
CURLY: A lost boy. Laidback but observant.
DETECTIVE: Adult. Single-minded, always on the edge of defeat.
THERAPIST: Adult. Trying his best.
DOCTOR: Adult. Even-tempered.
BOY: Quiet confidence
Though gender presentation is noted for some characters, all genders will be considered for the roles.
Teens on Stage Program Team
Director: Meredyth Pederson Cooper
Scene study/acting instructor: Jess Barbour
Movement instructor: TBD
Assistant Director: Samuel Walker
Teens on Stage Tuition
Admission to Teens On Stage is by audition only. The total cost for the Teens On Stage Program is $675.00. Once you have been accepted into the program, we will provide you information on how to register. Participants will register with non-refundable 20% deposit by April 30. The balance is due by June 1.
Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Contact Kathleen Rudolph at (919) 821-4579 ext 225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.