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James and The Giant Peach Auditions

James and The Giant Peach Auditions

Victoria, Australia

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HAVE YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO WORK IN A PROFESSIONAL MUSIC THEATRE PRODUCTION?

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH AUDITIONS ARE HERE!

CPS is a Performing Arts Facility that has trained, mentored AND represented talent in MANY professional productions and contracts.

We have opened a Theatre School for young performers who want to learn how to become professional artists. Have you been too young to audition for anything? Do you need more individualised training to to become a triple threat? Are too young to go into a full-time course? Are you uncertain whether you have what it takes to work in the professional field? Are you yearning for more of an artistic challenge? This pre-professional course is targeted for kids, teens and young adults who want to make the most of their talent! We have access to so many talented tutors who have had incredible success in their own careers that are ready to support and nurture YOU to find professional success!

Here are just some of our credits with clients and alumni from our facility:

X Factor
42nd (US Tour)
Aladdin
Young Talent Time
Once the musical
The Voice Kids
Chitty Chitty Bang bang
Matilda the Musical
Australia’s got Talent
Universal Singapore
Kinky Boots
Ordinary Days
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Connected
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Titanic the musical
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Annie the Musical
South Pacific
Sound of Music
King Roger
The King and I
Evita
Les Miserable’s
Strictly Ballroom

Off the back of our highly successful production of "The Greatest Showman" at The Melba Spiegeltent in 2018, CPS Theatre School is extremely excited to give Melbourne's talented performers another amazing opportunity to push their talents in our 2019 Benj Pasek and Justin Paul musical production - JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH!

JATGP is part of our theatre course, where you will work with professional Choreographers, Vocal and Dialect Coaches and Musical Directors currently working in the industry! CPS Theatre School is for those young performers wanting a professional career in musical theatre! The auditions are run by a panel of professionals who have performed in multiple musicals, film, t.v. and theatre. They will work with you one on one AND give you vital feedback so you can improve your audition skills, you will be given a rehearsal schedule, script and work with leading performers.
Our purpose is to give all our talent true, consistent training to set a high standard of performance expected in the industry.

WE WANT: SINGERS! ACTORS! DANCERS OF ALL GENRES - TAP,BALLET, HIP HOP, JAZZ AND ACRO!
WHERE: 17 HALSEY RD, AIRPORT WEST
WHEN: FRIDAY JANUARY 25th and MONDAY JANUARY 28th - AUDITION TIMES WILL BE ISSUED UPON REGISTRATION!

SINGER/DANCERS and SINGER/ACTORS:
Please prepare TWO contrasting commercial musical theatre/pop songs, similar style to the show. You will be asked to sing a verse and chorus (32 bars approx) of your chosen piece/s. Make sure your audition songs show off your range and ability. Please supply your own backing tracks, in the correct key on an iPod or USB. Please prepare an age appropriate 1 minute monologue (comedic or dramatic) if you would like to be considered for a role. Be aware all successful singers may be asked to attend a dance callback.

DANCERS
All dancers are to attend an open dance call. Please wear loose comfortable clothing or dance attire and bring jazz shoes (if you have any) or shoes you can dance in.

ACTORS
All actors will be required to prepare a dramatic OR comedic 1 minute monologue of your choice. If successful, you may be asked to present a cold read of a piece of script from the show.

All successful applicants will be notified by THURSDAY 31st JANUARY. The creative teams decision is final. All offers must be accepted in writing via email.


All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

IMPORTANT REHEARSAL INFO:

When: Sundays 10am - 1pm.
Where:17 Halsey Rd, Airport West
A detailed schedule of the year will be emailed to any successful applicants. There will be no rehearsals on public holidays.
We expect an 80% commitment from all cast whilst the show is in production.

PERFORMANCE DATES:
September 7th - 8th with an optional additional show on September 6th.

Job payment

This job is unpaid

Fee details - Weekly Course/Rehearsal Fee of $60


Ladahlord

A mysterious, strange, magical storyteller. Often inserts himself into the story, in disguise, to help push the action forward.Though he may seem a bit off, he carefully watches over James, making sure James moves towards a better life, as a guiding narrator throughout the story. Must sing and dance well.
Vocal range: G3 - Gb5

Anyone, aged 15 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

James

The hero of the story, on an epic quest to find a family of his own and gain confidence in himself. A lonely young boy who lacks confidence. Having lost both his parents in a freak accident, he feels he belongs nowhere in the world. However, when given the right encouragement he becomes resourceful and innovative. A good friend.Must have an unbroken voice, be a strong actor and able to win over the audience.
Vocal range: G#3 - E5

Males, aged 8 to 12 from Victoria, Australia

  • Height: Any - 152 cm / 5ft 0in

Ladybug

Ladybug immediately takes on a doting, maternal role in James life. She must have a great singing voice and regal demeanor.
Vocal range: A3 - D5

Females, aged 14 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

Grasshopper

Grasshopper, the leader of the Insects, is ever the optimist and assumes a paternal role in James life. Must be a strong singer/actor with a warm, inviting presence.
Vocal range:A3 - F#5

Males, aged 14 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

Spider

A normal spider who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Her husband was killed and eaten by Spiker and Sponge. She is warm and friendly to James.
Vocal range: B3 - C5

Females, aged 13 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

Matron Nurse

She runs the Painswick Orphanage, and hasn't had a vacation in years. This role requires a strong actor.

Females, aged 14 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

Earthworm

Earthworm is a gentle spirit, although he can be a bit of a coward. Luckily, he gains enough courage to save the day by baiting some gullible seagulls. Earthworm looks at James as a brother figure. Must be able to sing well, and more importantly, someone who isn t afraid of being a little outlandish.
Vocal range: B3 - A5

Males, aged 12 to 16 from Victoria, Australia

Centipede

Centipede may be a bit of grouch, but he is ever-loyal to the pack, and by the end of the story, he s won over by James. James sees Centipede as that cranky uncle with a heart of gold. Centipede should have a good singing voice, and be able to make strong, specific acting choices.
Vocal range: G3 - F#5

Males, aged 10 to 16 from Victoria, Australia

Spiker and Sponge

Spiker and Sponge are the sort of Aunts that you fear ever being stuck with. They take James into their home but only so that he can be their own personal servant. Spiker is the brains of the operation, and Sponge is more concerned with finding something to eat. These characters must be fantastic singers and actors.
Vocal range: F3 - E5

Females, aged 14 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

Billy and Bobby Bobby Cop

Billy and Bobby Bobby-Cop are a perfectly unified pair of cops working for Scotland Yard. This is fun cameo role for two performers who work well together.

Males, aged 12 to 16 from Victoria, Australia

Ensemble

The Ensemble must be strong dancer/singers and actors. The Ensemble are widely featured all throughout the show and must be diverse in their abilities.

Anyone, aged 8 to 18 from Victoria, Australia

About the advertiser
  • Located in Victoria, Australia
  • Joined January, 2019
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Listing created: 16 January 2019
Applications closed: 26 January 2019
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