Synopsis: Take a trip over the rainbow and up the yellow brick road with Dorothy and her little dog Toto, in the all-time family favorite The Wizard of Oz. Suitable for young children, this adaptation tells the beloved story of a girl transported to a strange land who teams up with a Scarecrow, a Cowardly Lion and a Tin Man in her quest to return home.
Breakdown: Child/teen actors and actresses, ages 4 to 17 only, no adults The Munchkins - Friends of Dorothy and Glinda. Cute with lots of personality. Spunky. Cheery.
The Wicked Witch - Evil and loud. Big voice and presence.
Glinda - Princess like. Very over the top leading lady type. Helpful and kind with great stage presence.
The Tinman - Needs a heart. Stiff and robotic but smart and thoughtful. Very loyal like the other friends.
Cowardly Lion - Scared and cowardly, but lovable and loyal to his friends.
The Scarecrow - Dumb but lovable. In search of a brain. Loyal and a good friend with great physical presence and energy.
Dorothy - Wide eyed young girl full of goodness and energy. Pure and wonderful at heart homesick for her family and home.
The Gatekeeper - Very proper and authoritative. Stern, almost like a prison guard.
Toto - Able to walk around on all fours for the entire show. Cute and energetic.
The Narrators - The narrators are onstage storytellers who furthers the story. Must have great personality, welcoming.
Schedule an Audition: Auditions are scheduled for Saturday, February 1st by appointment only. Please visit this link to schedule your audition: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AlphaNYC/Wizard_of_Oz_-_Kids_ONLY What to Prepare: You should prepare a monologue, commercial, or knock knock jokes of their choice.
What If I Can’t Make Any of the Scheduled Audition Times?: You can also take advantage of our digital audition option. Simply record your audition video with a webcam or phone and e-mail it, dropbox it, or iMessage it to Adam@TheAlphaNYC.com
For Those Previously Scheduled, Where Are Auditions?: Auditions & rehearsals will be held at The Producers Club Theaters and Rehearsal Studios, located at 358 W 44th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. Please sign-in when you arrive and wait there until your name is called for your audition.
What Should I Bring to the Audition? You must have a stapled headshot and resume with you at the time of audition for consideration. If you do not have a resume and headshot, please bring a piece of paper with your full name, cell phone number and e-mail address.
Rehearsal Guidelines: The complete rehearsal schedule is posted below for both casts. You may not leave early and you may not be late for any rehearsals. Sickness is also not an excuse for missing rehearsal. Rehearsals are also held at the Producers Club in Midtown New York City.
Performance Guidelines: This production is non-equity and there is no pay. There are no fees to participate. Performances will take place at the Producers Club (50 seats) in Midtown New York City.
Mandatory Rehearsals Saturday, March 7th 9AM till 11:30AM - Cast W 12PM till 2:30PM - Cast X 3:30PM till 6PM - Cast Y
Saturday, March 14th 9AM till 11:30AM - Cast W 12PM till 2:30PM - Cast X 3:30PM till 6PM - Cast Y
Saturday, March 21st 9AM till 11:30AM - Cast W 12PM till 2:30PM - Cast X 3:30PM till 6PM - Cast Y
Mandatory Dress Reharsals 9AM till 11:30AM - Cast W 12PM till 2:30PM - Cast X 3:30PM till 6PM - Cast Y
Mandatory Performances Saturday, March 28th Performances between 9AM and 6PM TBA
Sunday, March 29th Performances between 9AM and 6PM TBA
The AlphaNYC Theater Company Audition Technique Workshop
3 Consecutive Saturdays - 3 Hours of Instruction Total Saturdays - March 7th, 14th, 21st from 2:30PM till 3:30PM $50 Total for All 3 Weeks Work on a monologue and scene with top acting kids coaches Adam Roebuck and/or Elizabeth Figols Producers Club Theaters & Rehearsal Studios 358 West 44th Street, Between 8th & 9th Avenues