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Director – Nicholas True

Assistant Director – Rachel Jones

Music Directors – Lindsey Wortham

Choreographer – Q Rankins

Stage Manager – Katy Buck & Amani Yassin

 

Audition Dates and Times:

Sunday, April 28th (7:00pm-9:30pm) & Monday, April 29th (7:00pm-9:30pm)

Callbacks (*if needed) – Wednesday, May 1st  (7:00pm-9:30pm)

 

Audition Signup:

Click here to sign up for your audition day and time

Click here to complete your audition form (Please note that paper forms will not be available, all audition forms must be completed electronically)

 

Audition Material:

For auditions:

  • Prepare a 1-minute song in the style of the show. Please come prepared with a track for your song as there will be no accompanist. You can use a cell phone, tablet, etc. We will have the appropriate cables to connect your device.

  • Dress to move in case you are asked to stay for a dance audition. Not everyone will be asked to stay and dance.

  • This show is ages 16 and up (with the exception of the roles of “Young Tarzan” & “Young Terk” which age limit is 10 and up)

  • If callbacks are needed, you will be notified the morning of Tuesday, April 31st if you are being asked to callbacks on Wednesday, May 1st  

 

Rehearsals:

Rehearsals will be on:

  • Monday, Tuesday, & Thursdays (6:45pm-9:00pm – Moving to 9:45pm in June)

  • Sundays – 6:00pm-9:00pm

 

Please bring a list of all known conflicts to auditions as this will help to determine the final schedule.

The first rehearsal is on Monday, May 6th at 6:45pm – It will be an ALL CALLED Read-Through in the Gallery.   It is mandatory for everyone to attend and fill out paperwork.

 

A final schedule with conflicts and scene/music breakdown will be provided at the read-thru

Tech Week is Saturday, July 13th – Wednesday, July 17th. NO CONFLICTS WILL BE ALLOWED DURING TECH – There are no exceptions to this.

 

SHOW DATES:

PLEASE NOTE THAT SHOWS WILL TAKE PLACE AT TUCKER THEATRE ON MTSU CAMPUS

  • Thursday, July 18th at 7:30pm

  • Friday, July 19th at 7:30pm

  • Saturday, July 20th at 2:00pm

  • Saturday, July 20th at 7:30pm

  • Sunday, July 21st at 7:30pm

 

Character Descriptions:

Please know that age ranges are just that, a range. If you are interested in auditioning for a role, but do not fall between the age range of the character, please do not let that hinder you from auditioning.

 

Kala

A gentle mother ape. Kerchak's mate and Tarzan's protector.

Gender of Character: Female

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Kerchak

The gruff leader of the gorillas and Kala's mate.

Gender of Character:  Male

Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: Gb4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

 

Leopard

A fierce carnivore that threatens both gorillas and humans.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 18 to 35

Needs Gymnastic Experience

 

Young Tarzan

An innocent young boy. Loses his parents and is raised by the apes.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 10 to 13

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Young Terk

A sarcastic adolescent ape. Tarzan's best friend.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 10 to 13

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Terk

A sarcastic ape and Tarzan's best friend.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

 

Tarzan

A vulnerable, fearless young man raised by apes. Terk's best friend who falls in love with Jane. Our story's protagonist.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Jane

An adventurous young English botanist. She falls in love with Tarzan.

Gender of Character: Female

Age: 20 to 35

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

Porter

A bumbling English professor of biology. Jane's father.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 45 to 60

Vocal range top: C4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Clayton

A brutish, greedy hunter and guide. Leads Jane and Porter's expedition.

Gender of Character: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Non-Singing Role

 

Ensemble Roles:

 

Father

A strong, determined man who braves the unknown to provide for his wife and son after a shipwreck leaves them stranded in an unfamiliar jungle.

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Mother

Protects her son with all her might, braving the shipwreck, storm, and jungle to keep him

alive

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Snipes

Is head of the expedition crew.

Non-Singing role

 

Apes & Expedition Crew

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