Mon., Jan. 24 and Tues., Jan. 25 from 3:45 to 6:00 pm
The Academy of The Company Theatre (A.C.T.) announces auditions for youth actors ages 8 to 18 for their upcoming production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, on Monday, January 24 and Tuesday, January 25 from 3:45 to 6:00 pm at The Company Theatre Center for Performing Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. The production is produced by the award-winning team of Director Zoe Bradford, Musical Director Melissa Carubia, and Choreographer Sally Ashton Forrest. Audiences love Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s high-octane musical, featuring dazzling costumes, eye-popping sets, athletic choreography, and an unforgettable score.
Actors should plan to attend both days of auditions, which include learning a song, movement, and character work. Students of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to audition. This is an audition and not all actors will be cast.
Narrator: Tells the story through word and song, guiding the audience through the story of Joseph and his brothers.
Jacob: The father of the twelve sons, Jacob favors Joseph. At times unfair and shallow, he is the prophet who recognizes the calling of Joseph, thus saving the House of Israel.
Joseph: Jacob’s favorite, Joseph shows a talent for interpreting dreams and for telling the future. This gets him into trouble with his brothers when he predicts his future will include ruling over the other eleven.
Eleven Women: Appearing in the play as many characters: Jacob’s wives, saloon girls, dancing girls, among other roles.
The Eleven Sons: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Napthali, Isaacher, Asher, Dan Zebulun Gad, Benjamin, Judah—although acting usually as a group—have their own individual personalities. They sing and dance their way through many situations and places, and also double as Egyptians.
Ishmaelites: Men of the desert, who buy Joseph and sell him as a slave.
Potiphar: A powerful and rich Egyptian, Potiphar purchases Joseph and puts him to work in his household.
Mrs. Potiphar: Beautiful and scheming.
Baker: One of Pharaoh’s servants, the Baker is in prison with Joseph who correctly interprets his dream.
Butler: Another of Pharaoh’s servants, the Butler is also in prison with Joseph.
Pharaoh: The most powerful man in Egypt, Pharaoh is considered a god on earth. When Joseph interprets his dreams, he promotes him to one of the highest positions in his government.
Ensemble: Consists of children and teens in multiple roles.
Classes rehearsing the production are held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays during the production season, beginning February 2nd. A complete production week schedule will be available at auditions.
A non-refundable audition fee of $20 is payable upon arrival. Tuition for the classes and production is $460 per student. Some financial assistance is available. Tuition is due following the casting announcement. A headshot is helpful but not required, and students should come dressed for movement. A completed emergency form must accompany audition candidates, available on the theatre’s website or upon arrival. All performers must be vaccinated and show proof of vaccination by first rehearsal.
Joseph… performs from April 21 through May 1, from Friday through Sunday, matinee and evening shows are available. Tickets are available at www.companytheatre.com.
The Academy of The Company Theatre’s mission is to build creativity and self-confidence in students through the performing and visual arts in a challenging, fun, and supportive environment.
The Company Theatre strives to provide the safest environment for our patrons, actors, and staff. We are proud to welcome all of our constituency back to the Theatre, but note that it will take a collective effort to adhere to a safe re-opening plan utilizing CDC health protocols in order that all risks may be mitigated and optimal health achieved. Please visit this link frequently (https://www.cdc.gov/ ) and look for any and all community announcements regarding COVID-19 and our effort to ensure a healthy and enjoyable experience.
For more information about auditions, please call or email the Director of Education Melissa Carubia at (339) 469-1776 or email@example.com. For more information about A.C.T.’s after school classes and workshops, The Company Theatre, or to order tickets, visit www.companytheatre.com, or follow The Company Theatre Center for the Arts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.