Auditions for Romeo + Juliet

When: Sunday, November, 7th 12-2pm and/or 3pm. (Only some auditioners may be asked to stay until 3pm.)
Where: MacGuffin at The Adrienne, 2030 Sansom Street, 2nd Floor
Who: Students ages 10-18 (must be in Elementary, Middle, or High School)

It is important to read through the audition information prior to auditioning. All audition information can be found here, including:

  • audition form link
  • casting information
  • audition scenes/monos
  • rehearsal and production dates
  • general production information

 

Please feel free to reach out to Liz Fredette with any questions. LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this production is free of charge. Actors will be expected to raise money for the production by selling patrons and ads for the program. Costumes and props will be a combination of items provided by MacGuffin and items provided by the cast. If any of this is a hardship, please speak to Liz at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com prior to the audition. Your ability to contribute these things will not determine whether or not you can participate in the production.

Pictures in the image are from our 2015 production of Romeo + Juliet.


Auditions for Matilda
Monday, September 13 from 6-8:30 PM
Actors between the ages of 8 & 18 are welcome to audition.
All auditioners must be masked or they will not be allowed to enter the space.

Rehearsals will be held at 2030 Sansom Street, 2nd Floor (purple door) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6-8 PM. No rehearsals on Fridays.

Actors can expect 2-3 rehearsals per week starting September 20. In general, Mondays and Tuesdays will be blocking and music rehearsals. In general, Wednesdays and Thursdays will be choreography days. Rehearsals from 6-8 PM.

Currently we are scheduled to perform it on December 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7 PM and December 5 & 12 at 3 PM.***

Directed by John Rea
Choreography by Liz Fredette
Production Management by Emma Ditnes

Vocal Auditions (click the link for the sheet music)
Matilda - 'Naughty'
Bruce, Lavender, Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Tommy - 'Revolting Children'
Agatha Trunchbull (can be male or female) - 'The Hammer'
Miss Honey - 'This Little Girl'
Mr. Wormwood - 'All I Know'
Mrs. Wormwood - 'Loud'
All other characters - 'School Song'

Please note that your audition song should be memorized. We recommend that actors work on their diction and interpretation of the song.

Liz Fredette will lead a dance audition, as well.

All actors auditioning will need to fill out the Audition Form prior to the audition date. 

***There are a variety of ways this production may be presented. As we are in an ever-evolving COVID safety scenario we will continue to explore those options as the fall begins and will notify cast families as we know more and are able to make final decisions. If you have further questions about this, please contact Liz at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Participation in this production is free of charge. Actors will be expected to raise money for the production by selling patrons and ads for the program. Costumes and props will be a combination of items provided by MacGuffin and items provided by the cast. If any of this is a hardship, please speak to Liz at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com prior to the audition. Your ability to contribute these things will not determine whether or not you can participate in the production.



Auditions for
The Singin' Bohemians Cabaret Troupe*
Directed by John Rea, Choreography by Liz Fredette
When: Tuesday, September 14 from 6-7 PM
Where: 2030 Sansom Street, 2nd Floor (purple door)
Please check out the information about The Singin' Bohemians here and fill out the Audition Sheet in advance of the auditions.

Performers between the ages of 12 and 18 should prepare a Broadway song that shows off their range and talents. Please bring sheet music. There will also be a dance audition led by choreographer, Liz Fredette.



Auditions for
This Side Up Comedy Improv Troupe*
Directed by Jen Jaynes
When: Tuesday, September 14 from 6-7 PM
Where: 2030 Sansom Street, Mainstage (1st floor, rear)
Please check out the information about This Side UP Comedy Improv Troupe here and fill out the Audition Sheet in advance of the auditions.

Actors between the ages of 12 and 18 will perform comedy improvisations with the current members of This Side Up. We recommend watching the tv show 'Whose Line is it Anyway' to get the feel for the kind of improvisations you'll perform.


Auditions for
The Mechanicals Acting Troupe*
Directed by Liz Fredette
When: Tuesday, September 14 from 7-8 pm
Where: 2030 Sansom Street, 2nd Floor (purple door)
Please check out the information about The Mechanicals' Acting Troupe here and fill out the Audition Sheet in advance of the auditions.

Actors between the ages of 12 and 18 are welcome to audition. Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue.

* All of our troupes are both elite training programs and performance troupes. In addition to rehearsing and performing in and outside of our community, troupe members function as ambassadors for MacGuffin and leaders within our program.

Troupes rehearse on Saturdays following our class session schedule:

The Mechanicals Acting Troupe 1-2:30 PM
This Side UP Comedy Improv Troupe 2-3:30 PM
The Singing' Bohemians 2:30-4 PM

Tuition for the Troupes is $250 each for the fall and winter sessions and $150 for the spring session.

For more information, please check out our Troupes page or contact Associate Artistic Director, Liz Fredette at LFredette@MacGuffinTF.com.