2019 Season Auditions

Website URL Ozark Actors Theatre

Auditions for the Ozark Actors Theatre 2019 Season are coming soon! This year, we will be auditioning in both St. Louis and Rolla, so make your appointment today!

The Rolla auditions will include a dance call. Please make plans to be at a dance call following your audition. Not all those who audition will be asked to dance.

Audition Day, Times, and Locations:
January 19, 2019 – 11AM-8PM – ST. LOUIS AUDITIONS
Held at the Metropolitan Artists Lofts Rehearsal Space
500 N. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO

The building is located across from the Fox/Kranzberg

January 26 and 27, 2019 – ROLLA AUDITIONS
1-9 on 1/26, 1-7 on 1/27
Held at the Rolla Middle School Auditorium
1111 Soest Rd
Rolla, MO

These auditions include a dance call.

Register for your audition time for both auditions here: https://ozarkactorstheatre.appointlet.com

Be sure and email a headshot and resume to casting@ozarkactorstheatre.org and mention where you’ll be auditioning in the body of the email.

We do accept video auditions. Those wishing to submit a video should send a headshot and resume as an attachment to casting@ozarkactorstheatre.org. In the body of the email, please include a link to a Vimeo video of you performing a 16-bar cut in the style of either Mary Poppins or My Fair Lady. Please do not sing from either show. If you wish to be considered for the plays, please include a 30-second monologue. We will not look at videos submitted in a fashion that is not Vimeo. You may password protect the video, but please be sure to include the password in the email. We will send callback materials to you if we are interested.

All roles for our 2019 Season: Before the Great War
Many roles will be double cast. Particular interest in creating multi-show contracts. Particular interest in creating multi-ethnic casts.

The Ozark Actors Theatre Production of Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins

First rehearsal: May 28, 2019
Opening Night: June 13, 2019
Closing performance: June 30, 2019

Roles and Anticipated Doubling:
Mary Poppins – female, 20s
Winifred Banks – female, 30s
George Banks – male, 30s
Katie Nanna/Miss Smythe/Miss Corry – female, 30s
Miss Lark/Queen Victoria – female, 30s
Mrs. Brill – female, 50s
Bird Woman/Miss Andrew – female, 50s
Policeman/Northbrook – Male, 30s
Bert – Male, late 20s/early 30s
Admiral Boom/Von Hussler/Park Keeper – male, 50s
Chairman – male, 50s
Jane Banks – female, 11
Michael Banks – male, 9

Our Town
By Thornton Wilder

First Rehearsal: June 25, 2019
Opening Night: July 11, 2019
Closing Performance: July 21, 2019

Roles Available (there will be additional doubling in this production. All ages are highly flexible due to the production concept)

Stage Manager – THIS ROLE IS CAST
Dr. Gibbs
Joe Crowell
Howie Newsome
Mrs. Gibbs
Mrs. Webb
George Gibbs
Rebecca Gibbs
Wally Webb
Emily Webb
Professor Willard
Mr. Webb
Woman in the Balcony
Man in the Auditorium
Lady in the Box
Simon Stimson
Mrs. Soames
Constable Warren
Si Crowell
Sam Craig
Joe Stoddard

My Fair Lady
by Lerner and Loewe

First Rehearsal: July 16, 2019
Opening Night: August 1, 2019
Closing Performance: August 11, 2019

Roles Available and Potential Doubling:
Eliza Doolittle: THIS ROLE IS CAST
Henry Higgins: Male, mid-40s
Colonel Pickering: Male, mid-40s to mid-50s
Alfred Doolittle and others: Mature Male
Mrs. Higgins/Mrs. Hopkins: Mature Female
Freddy and others: Young Adult Male
Jamie and Others, including Zoltan Karpathy: Adult male
Harry and Others: Adult Male
Adult Female Ensemble Members
Adult Male Ensemble Members

William Shakespeare’s King Lear
Adapted by A.S. Freeman

First rehearsal: August 20, 2019
School Preview: September 5, 2019
Opening Night: September 6, 2019
Closing Performance: September 15, 2019

Roles Available:
King Lear: THIS ROLE IS CAST
Regan: Lear’s Daughter, of African descent
Goneril: Lear’s Daughter, of hispanic/latinx descent
Cordelia: Lear’s Daughter, of Asian descent
NOTE: Lear’s daughters may not be cast with this specific ethnic breakdown, but we are highly interested in people of non-caucasion descent for all three of these roles

Male Chorus: age/ethnicity open
Female Chorus: age/ethnicity open

Charle’s Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Angela Sauer and A.S. Freeman
Directed by A.S. Freeman

First Rehearsal: November 25, 2019
School Preview: December 5, 2019
Opening Night: December 6, 2019
Closing Performance: December 16, 2019

Carole: THIS ROLE IS CAST

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