Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

Come one, come all! Because of our commitment to challenge traditional casting, we invite everyone who wants to participate in a production to audition. Even if you don't think you fit the role, come give yourself a chance.

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame, August 19th-28th 

PAID OPPORTUNITY 

West Works Theatre invites you to audition for our exciting multimedia concert production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame!

 

The show will be performed August 19-28 at the Silverlake Amphitheater in Eagle Mountain. Video/Zoom auditions will take place on May 3rd and 4th, and Zoom callbacks will take place on May 6th and 7th. Rehearsals will start the week of May 10th and will take place in the Ranches/Silverlake area of Eagle Mountain. 

 

West Works Theatre practices identity-conscious casting. That means we are “actively and radically making space for all the different ways that actors exist in this world.”¹ We encourage actors of all sexualities, gender identities, ethnicities, body types, and abilities to audition.

We will be casting eight principal actors and eight additional choir members. Choir members will be pre-recorded on video and will have no obligation beyond June 27th. Principal actors will be performing live on stage and must be available to perform August 19-28. All speaking roles and solos will be split up between the principals. 

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***PLEASE NOTE all cast members MUST be available on June 12-13th and June 26th-27th for audio and video recording.***

 

Choir members will be paid $150. Principal actors will be paid $300. 

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We are accepting video auditions through 11:59 PM MDT on May 4th. If you would rather audition live, we are also conducting auditions via Zoom on May 3rd from 6:30-8:30 PM MDT.

 

AUDITIONS FOR THE CHOIR (Just do your best with the latin!):

Please prepare one part (soprano, alto, tenor 1, bass) from the choir selection (link below).

 

AUDITIONS FOR PRINCIPAL ROLES:

Please prepare one part (soprano, alto, tenor 1, bass) from the choir selection and one of the five provided principal-role sides (link below).

Choir selection/principal sides sheet music and accompaniment tracks are available here:

https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/14FubzAwQ9A1BQkfLOrneXsWOWmUyK6Dh

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Video submissions are due May 4th by 11:59 PM MDT. Submit auditions here:

https://forms.gle/GpbuN9J84XqTJL1d8

 

Zoom auditions are May 3rd, 6:30-8:30 PM MDT. Sign up for a time slot here:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090B4FA9AF28A46-west


If you are auditioning via Zoom, please make sure you submit an audition form before your audition here: 

https://forms.gle/GpbuN9J84XqTJL1d8

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West Works theatre recognizes that virtual auditions are not accessible to everyone. If you need access to recording equipment or assistance recording your audition, please email us at contact@westworks.art.

 

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION:

We will be adhering to CDC guidelines regarding vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, crowd sizes, and masks at all rehearsals and performances. Actors may be required to wear masks during rehearsals and performances. [A comprehensive COVID plan is available here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rSp1u_mBRjQprZ1Dd5txVjfK0ut0hIjUbh7YBG6I2nA/edit?usp=drivesdk]

 

1 Identity-Conscious Casting

Derr et al.

https://howlround.com/identity-conscious-casting