Auditions for Cinderella
Aug. 11 & 12, 6 – 7:30 p.m. (attend one)
About the Show:
Show Dates: October 21-23
It’s amazing what can happen when you have the right pair of shoes! Rodgers and Hammerstein’s enchanting adaptation of the timeless fairytale, Cinderella, brings new life to the story of a young woman forced into servitude who dreams of a better life.
Featuring local talent and directed by Fred Motley
All auditioners must be at least 17 years old at the time of auditions.
The Kirby Theater encourages actors of any ethnicity, identity, ability, etc., to audition for any role.
Those auditioning are asked to wear comfortable clothing which allows for freedom of movement
and shoes suitable for dancing.
Prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song that showcase your voice. (Sheet music/acapella)
Prepare a one (1) minute monologue
Be prepared to learn a short dance combination in small groups
Be prepared to list every weeknight and weekend day you would have a conflict.
Ella – is opinionated , charismatic, passionate, beautiful, funny, idealistic and hopeful, she courageously challenges the prince to change the policies in his kingdom and helps him discover who he truly is.
Topher- a misguided and lost prince who longs to do something important with his life. Charming but NOT a stereotypical ladies man, he is thoughtful, appealing and innocent with an unforced goofy streak.
Madame – Ella’s selfish stepmother. The epitome of vanity and fashion. A ravenous social climber who values wealth, status and material possessions above all else.
Sebastian – Though he is Topher’s trusted advisor, he is devious and selfish. Using propaganda and dishonesty, he keeps Topher isolated and in the dark about his kingdom.
Maria – The town’s resident crazy lady is actually a fairy godmother in disguise. Wise, warm, otherworldly, and charming.
Gabrielle – Ella’s stepsister and daughter of Madame. Quietly passionate, empathetic, and witty.
Charlotte – Ella’s stepsister and daughter of Madame. Brash, self-centered, materialistic, snooty, loud, sassy and bratty.
Jean-Michel – A feisty, passionate peasant determined to make a change for the starving class. A firebrand, but lacks authority and isn’t taken seriously as a revolutionary.
Lord Pinkleton – Sebastian’s right hand man. Announce royal balls, banquets, and even the weather to villagers.
Ensemble – will appear as townsfolk in the town square and Ladies and Gentlemen of the court, etc.
About the Kirby:
The Kirby Cultural Arts Complex is located at 213 North Main Street, Roxboro, NC 27573