Audition

2016/17 Season Audition Dates 

South Pacific
January 14 & 15; Callbacks January 16. Email 
southpacific@abqlt.org

Strong need for experienced singer/actors, but also opportunities for beginners who wish to gain experience in acting/singing/dancing.

The production team for South Pacific is as follows:
Directed by Bill Potenziani
Musical Direction by William & HB Williams
Choreography by Bill Potenziani

Albuquerque Little Theatre will be holding auditions for the musical production, South Pacific on the weekend of January 14 & 15 (Saturday and Sunday), starting at 1 PM. Individual vocal auditions will be scheduled from 1PM-4PM. Auditions will be held in the 2nd story rehearsal room at ALT, 224 San Pasquale SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104.

Please email southpacific@abqlt.org with your name, age, acting resume (or list of performance experience), a headshot (or recent photo), and contact information (phone number and email address). After receiving your email, you will be given a time slot for your audition.
For your audition please prepare a 1-minute (32 bars) audition song and bring sheet music for a pianist accompaniment. 

Callbacks will be on January 16. Callbacks are by INVITATION ONLY
For callbacks, actors will be doing cold readings from the script. Scripts are available for check out with a $25 deposit. To check out a script, ask to make an appointment to pick up the script in your email. DO NOT CALL THE BOX OFFICE.

ALT will be holding auditions for the following roles for South Pacific:
Auditioning for a large cast of all ethnicities.

The year is 1943 on a South Pacific Island just outside the war zone. All roles must have appropriate hair length for the period.

Ensign Nellie Forbush age range 21-27, Mezzo: Perky enthusiastic, and wears her heart on her sleeve, a Navy nurse, her life gets turned upside down. Some dance and comic timing needed, must wash her hair on stage, (a wig will not work)

Emile De Becque – age range 30-45, Baritone: Wealthy French widower and sophisticated plantation owner with two half Native children, he is charismatic and romantic lead (French Accent)

Lt. Joseph Cable USMC – age range 19-25, 2nd Tenor: A marine thrown into a dangerous Mission, who falls hard for a native woman of color

Bloody Mary – age range 40-55, Mezzo: A resourceful, boisterous, native woman with a daughter she hopes will be an American Bride, Comic Timing is a must

Luther Billis – age range 21-55, Character voice: a Seabee with Major Comic Timing and a handle on everything that will make a buck, he rules the roost, and deep down he has romantic feelings for Nellie

Capt. George Bracket USN – age range 40-55, Non Singing role: He is the CO on the Island, a Career Navy man, and a ladies man (May sing back-up for the men’s ensemble)

Cmdr. William Harbison USN – age range 28-40, Non Singing Role: Second in command, he is in charge of all non-military operations on the island (May sing back up for the men’s ensemble)

Liat – age range 16-19, Non Singing role: A beautiful Native woman who speaks only French and broken English, she falls deeply in love with Lt. Cable, Moves well (May sing back up for the women’s ensemble)

Stewpot – age range 19-35, Bass: A large Seabee who is one of Billis’ buddies, a grunt

Professor – age range 22-35, Tenor: An educated Sailor who is one of Billis’ buddies

Ngana – age range 10-11, Soprano: Emile’s daughter from his first wife, Native girl of color, speaks only French, moves well

Jerome – age range 8-9, Tenor: Emile’s son from his first wife, Native boy of color, speaks only French

Male roles from the ensemble: Henry, Lt. Buzz Adams (Pilot), Radio Operator, Yeoman, Native Chief, Native Witch Doctor

Female Roles from the ensemble: Ensign Murphy, Ensign MacGregor, Native Women, and Nurses

SOUTH PACIFIC will perform from March 10 – April 2, 2017
Curtain is at 7:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:00 PM on Sundays. There will also be at Thursday performance on March 23, and a Saturday matinee on March 18.

Rehearsals are typically Sunday through Thursday evenings (6:30 PM-9:30 PM).

Please notify ALT of any conflicts as soon as possible.

SOUTH PACIFIC, Rated PG                                                                          
March 10 – April 2, 2017

Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific” by James Michener

This epic musical romance centers on a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. Arkansas native Nellie Forbush befriends and quickly falls for Emile de Becque, a French expatriate and plantation owner, and Lt. Joe Cable finds himself in a passionate affair with Liat, the young daughter of Bloody Mary, the local grass-skirt peddler. As the war against Japan escalates, reality sets in for both Forbush and Cable, who struggle to reconcile their unconventional love affairs with their long-held prejudices and insecurities.

The Miracle Worker
February 25; Callbacks February 26

Mary Poppins
March 25 & 26; Callbacks March 27

 

ALT will release Audition information (including show contact email addresses) for each show when available. 

Please prepare the following information: your name, age, acting resume (or list of performance experience), a headshot (or recent photo), and contact information (phone number and email address).