Auditions for "Children of Eden"
Canby Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for the musical, “Children of Eden“ on Thursday, May 28th from 6:30pm-9:00pm, Saturday, June 6th from 1:00pm-5:00pm and Sunday, June 7th from 1:00pm-3:30pm.
** CALLBACKS (by invitation only) will be held on Monday, June 8th from 6:30pm-9pm (at Baker Prairie Middle School)
All auditions will be held at the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center (at Canby High School) 721 SW Fourth Avenue, Canby OR 97013
We are looking for actors, singers and dancers for a large cast of all ages (6 - 70+) and both genders are needed for this musical. ALL PARTS ARE OPEN. No appointment is necessary for auditions.
The cast of Children of Eden consists of approximately 30 actors (leads and storytellers), a children’s and adult choir. This performance has many opportunities for ensemble members to shine through solo moments in songs, as well as featured dance opportunities.
The ensemble of STORYTELLERS is an integral part of this production, as they observe, narrate and interact with the story. Please note that the age ranges given are only broad guidelines. How actors “read” against each other will be more important than absolute age.
Father – Age 40-60+
Vocal Range: Tenor/Baritone – legit sound with a solid high A
Adam/Noah – Age 20-45
Vocal Range: Tenor – warm full sound through whole range
Cain/Japeth – Age 17-30
Vocal Range: Tenor – with a rock edge especially in upper range
Abel/Ham – Age 17-30
Vocal Range: Tenor – warm pop sound
Young Cain and Abel – Age 10-13
Vocal range – children’s voices
Seth/Shem - Age 17-30
Vocal Range- Tenor
Eve/Mama Noah – Age 20-45
Vocal Range- mezzo soprano
Yonah, beloved of Japeth – Age 17-30
Vocal Range: alto – warm pop-sound – must be vulnerable
Aphra, wife of Shem – Age 17-30
Vocal Range- alto or soprano
Aysha, wife of Ham – age 17-30
Vocal Range- alto or soprano
Storytellers (ensemble) - Six men and six women of various ages and vocal ranges.
Also, we are considering that there be 2 lead storytellers, one male (tenor), one female (mezzo with high pop-sound)
Adult Choir – Various ages and vocal ranges
Children’s Choir – Children of various ages and vocal ranges.
For questions please email the director Kraig Williams: email@example.com
Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required.
Auditioners are asked to come prepared to sing a short song (or song excerpt) from any musical. Piano accompaniment WILL BE provided if needed. Auditioners may also be reading sides from the script and there will be a movement/dance audition, so comfortable shoes and clothing are suggested.
Rehearsals will begin June 10th (with the first readthrough) and run through July.
Performance Dates: July 30, 31, August 1, 6, 7 and 8th.
For more information, please email the director: Kraig Williams at Davyk1701@aol.com or you can message him on Facebook
** PLEASE NOTE: When cast in a Canby Community Theatre production,CCT does require at $30.00 fee per person to participate ($60 for families). This is to defray the cost and materials needed for the production. Canby's summer Community Theatre production is also a fundraiser for care and maintenance of the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center. For questions please contact Kraig Williams at the above email address