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Feel like learning an entire show and performing it in just 24 hours? Well you’re in luck!

The clock is ticking with just two more weeks until auditions for our 24 Hour Mystery Show.

We still have some time slots available for auditions on July 15th (see link below).

https://m.signupgenius.com/...

We hope to see you all there!

AssemblyACT Auditions :
SCHOOL OF ROCK

 

 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to earn a few extra bucks. To live out his dream of winning the Battle of the Bands, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. While teaching the students what it means to truly rock, something happens Dewey didn’t expect... they teach him what it means to care about something other than yourself. School of Rock Book By Julian Fellowes Lyrics By Glenn Slater New Music By Andrew Lloyd Webber. 

 

*AUDITION DATES & TIMES:

  • Monday July 29@ 6pm-8pm

  • Wednesday July 31@6pm-8pm

  • Friday August 2 @6pm-8pm

*You only need to attend ONE audition date/time.

LOCATION: The Assembly Theatre 26 East Avenue, Burrillville RI 02830

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Actors of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, and gender identities are encouraged to audition. Student roles are for those who can portray a middle school/Jr. high school student (ages 12+). Adult roles may be filled by those 18+ as well as teenagers. 

  • Persons under the age of 16 will need a parent/guardian present during the audition process.

WHAT TO PREPARE:

  • Sing a song selection ( 32 bars) from a song in the style of the show that demonstrates the style and range of the character for which you are auditioning. You may audition with a recorded instrumental track. A blue tooth speaker will be available to connect your device. Additional vocalizing may be used to determine vocal range and harmonizing ability. 

  • You may be asked to do some cold readings from the production. 

  • Brief group dance audition may be held. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate to move in ( sneakers are fine).  ( STUDENT ROLES ONLY) 

  • INSTRUMENTALISTS (Those who would like to audition for the roles of Dewey, Ned, Zack, Lawrence, Freddy, and Katie) submit a 1–2-minute video of themselves playing something that shows off their musical talents PRIOR to audition dates to assemblyact@gmail.com and should still attend one audition date/time. 

 

Performance Dates: November 15, 16, 17 ( mandatory attendance)

Tech Week: November 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (mandatory attendance)

Rehearsal Schedule: Starting week of August 12th- Monday and Wednesday 6pm-9pm (August and adding an additional weekend rehearsal (September-November).

 

For Inquiries Please contact:  Holly Dumaine-Picard (Director)

Email: Assemblyact@gmail.com

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK CHARACTERS:

Adult Roles:

  • Dewey Finn: (Range:B2-E5): A wannabe rock star with big dreams. Great comic chops with improv ability. Rock Tenor. Must Have Some Guitar Skills 

  • Rosalie Mullins (Range:A3-D6): Proper and a bit uptight, Rosalie is the headmistress of Horace Green School. She has a secret love of rock music and yearns to recapture the carefree spirit of her youth.

  • Ned Scheebly (Range:C3-F#4): Old friend of Dewey’s and former band mate. Still passionate about music but does anything Patty tells him. Rock voice. Preferably Some Guitar Skills.

  • Patti Di Marco (Range:B3-E5): Ned’s domineering girlfriend and she calls the shots. She doesn’t want Dewey in her life or Ned’s. Strong belt

  • Theo (Range D3-D5): Lead singer of Dewey’s Band “No Vacancy”  

  • Jeff Sanderson - Manager of the Battle of The Bands

  • Stanley - Owner of the record shop Dewey gets fired from

  • Security Guard 1 & 2

Adult Ensemble: All actors may play multiple speaking/solo singing roles including the parents of the band, teachers at Horace Green, and more. Strong Singing And Character Acting Ability.

Teachers: Mrs. Sheinkopf Mr. Noble Mr. Green Gabe Brown Mr. Sanders Ms. Gordon Ms. Bingham Mr. Woodward Mr. Janes Mr. Macapugay Mr. Wagner

Parents: Mr. Mooneyham Mrs. Hathaway Mr. Williams Mr. Spencer Mr. Sanford Mr. Ward Mr. Hamilton Mrs. Turner Mrs. Travis

 

Children/Student Roles:

Zack Mooneyham Onstage Guitar(Range:A3-D5)- Zack is the band’s lead guitarist and also a talented songwriter. He desperately wants to impress his father, who’s usually too busy with work to take an interest in his family. Must Play Guitar 

Freddie Hamilton Onstage Drums(Range:A3-D5)- Freddie loves a bit of rowdiness and noise, making him a great drummer. His own father doesn’t see his ability, constantly belittling his son. Must Play Drums 

Katie Onstage Bass Guitar(Range:A3-D#5)- Quiet and serious, Katie already played the cello, but switched to bass at Dewey’s suggestion to fill out the band. Must Play Bass

Lawrence Onstage Piano/Keyboard(Range:A3-D#5)- Awkward and lacking confidence, Lawrence is hesitant to attempt something “cool”, like joining a band, but he soon turns out to be a fantastic keyboardist. Must Play Keyboard 

Tomika (Range:A3-G5)- New girl Tomika is struggling to fit in at Horace Green. She conquers her shyness to reveal her phenomenal singing ability, and becomes a lead vocalist alongside Dewey in the band.  Must be able to sing "Amazing Grace" Acapella

Summer Hathaway (Range:A3-D5)- Confident and outspoken, Summer is the ideal manager for the band. Ambitious and very clever, she hopes that winning Battle of the Bands will look good on her college application.

Marcy & Shonelle (Range:A3-G5)- Quiet girls with angelic voices. Marcy and Shonelle are the band’s backup singers and dancers.

Mason (Range:A3-D5)- Mason is a total whiz with technology, and creates special effects and fantastic lighting designs for the band’s performances using his laptop.

Billy (Range:A3-D5)- Flamboyant and artistic, Billy has a passionate interest in fashion, even though his father wants him to be a footballer like the other men in his family. He designs the band’s costumes.

James (Range:Ae-D5)- James is tough and reliable, making him a good security guard for the band. Mostly, he keeps an eye out for anyone coming while the band are secretly rehearsing.

Sophie & Madison (Range:A3-D5)- Sophie and Madison are technically the band’s roadies, but also serve as backup dancers during performances.

Student Ensemble: Students at Horace Green School: Strong Singing and Dance ability.

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