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Audition Information / Announcements

Auditions: Three Little Birds

12/22/2018


Raleigh Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Three Little Birds on Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15 with callbacks on Wednesday, January 23. The production will be directed by Deb Royals-Mizerk.

The callback list has now been posted.

Important dates

Auditions: Monday and Tuesday January 14 and 15 at 7:00PM in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre.  Registration from 6:30pm. Please sign up for an audition slot on our SignupGenius page.

Callbacks:  Wednesday January 23 at 7:00 pm in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre.

First cast meeting: Monday, January 28 at 6:30-9:00 PM

No conflicts after February 15.  No more than 5 conflicts for the entire duration of the rehearsal process.

Preview: Thursday, March 7.

Opening night: Friday, March 8.

Performances: March 8 through March 24, with a possible extension week of shows through to March 31.

Strike: March 24 (or March 31 if the run is extended) following the final performance.  All actors are expected to participate in strike.

About the show

Meet Ziggy, a shy boy who would rather stay at home and watch television than explore the island of Jamaica. Over the course of his onstage journey, with some help from his friend Nansi, he realizes that the real adventures can be found outside, amid the birds and jungles and beaches. Their worldly adventure is enlivened by the fantastic songs of renowned Reggae artist, Bob Marley.

About the roles

The ages suggested below are just that – suggestions. I will consider actors outside of these age ranges.

Ziggy – a timid girl or boy with long dreadlocks. Age 10-13

Nansi – a trickster girl or boy. Age 10-13

Duppy – an evil Spirit with long dreads. Fe/male. Age Open

Doctor Bird – a mystical bird, Ziggy’s pet and best friend, 20s-30s

Cedella – Ziggy’s mother, 40s

Tacooma – a bird, Age Open

Ensemble:

Spanish Conquistador Bird 1

Spanish Conquistador Bird 2

Sister Indian Bird

Great Grandfather Spanish Bird

Great Grandmother British Bird

British Colonizer Bird 2

Cousin Chinese Bird

Villager #1

Villager #2

Montego Bird

Great Aunt African Bird

About the auditions

Each audition will need to prepare a one-minute long, contemporary monologue and 16 bars of music. Please respect the one-minute monologue and music time length. It’s good to leave the director wanting to see more! Please sign up for an audition slot on our SignupGenius page.

The callback list will be posted on the RLT website by Noon on Wednesday, January 16. Callbacks will be held Wednesday, January 23 in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. Callbacks will consist of a group warm up that will include a dance component and reading from selected sides. The sides will will be posted along with the callback list.

Production Team

Director – Deb Royals-Mizerk
Costume Designer – Jeremy Clos
Scenic Designer – TBA
Choreographers – Aya Wallace and Chanda Branch
Music Director – Ronzel Bell
Stage Manager – LaNeisha Farrar

Audition forms

Interested in auditioning?  Here are some forms to fill out and bring with you to auditions:

Contact Patrick Torres at patrick@nullraleighlittletheatre.org with any questions.