Upcoming Audition Information

 

We are thrilled to announce
open auditions for our
spring children's production:

Auditions will be held at

10 a.m. on 

Saturday, March 7  

 at the theatre

1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island

 

Director Ashley Mills Becher and music director Shelley Walljasper are excited to be returning to the Circa '21 directors' chairs after last summer's adorable children's musical The True Story of the Three Little Pigs.

 

A Charming Star-Spangled Musical! One day in class, Grace Campbell discovered there has never been a female president. "Where are the girls?" she asked, as her third-grade teacher rolls out a poster with all of the U.S. presidents. Frustrated by the lack of female faces in the White House, Grace decides she wants to be president and inspires a school election. Through the throes of campaigning and pep rallies, service projects and posters, Grace and her classmates discover what it takes to be the best candidate and find the fun and hilarity in the wonderful world of politics! Join us in Mrs. Barrington's classroom this election year!

 

 

GRACE FOR PRESIDENT

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

 

3rd grade student Grace Campbell (Role is cast) 

 

Mrs. Barrington/Clara (alto/mezzo) - 3rd grade teacher

 

Robbie (baritone) - student,

 

Sam (tenor) - student - shy, tentative, not popular, kind of nerdy, smart

 

Rose/Mrs. Phillips (soprano) - 3rd grade student/Mrs. Phillips the librarian,

 

Anthony/Mr. Waller (baritone) - 3rd grade student/3rd grade teacher,

 

Thomas /Henry (tenor) - overly confident super achiever who runs for 3rd grade president /3rd grade student.

 

We're looking for adults 18 and older to play all roles, and we are looking for strong singers and movers who feel comfortable with a variety of styles. Those auditioning should dress comfortably, bring a resume and photo, prepare 16 bars of music from the show or a song in similar style and be prepared to dance if asked to do so. Please bring sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. A cappella or recorded accompaniment will not be allowed.

 

If an actor is unable to attend, video submissions will be accepted. Please include a resume, headshot, song, dance reel and brief monologue ASAP and send submissions to Denny Hitchock at dpjh@circa21.com.

 

Production dates, including 2 weeks rehearsal, 
are April 7 - May 16, 2020.

 

All roles in this professional production are paid. 

 

Please address any questions to Producer Denny Hitchcock 

at dpjh@circa21.com.

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309-786-7733       1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island, IL 61201