Bright Star Audition Form
Artisan Center Theater

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Audition song (if you know what you will use):

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Please tell us about any recent theatrical training you have had, or list special skills you have that might be useful in this production.
Please select at least one.
- plays both 16-17 and 36-37. Alice at age 36-37 is an editor of a southern literary magazine; intelligent, attractive, professional – but with an air of melancholy. Young Alice at age 16-17 is rebellious, high-spirited, adventurous – looking to break out of small-town life and experience the world. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano, F3-C5
- a young soldier returning home from WWII; an aspiring young writer; fresh, open, optimistic, charming, and a little naïve. Vocal Range: Tenor, C3-A4
- Billy’s father. A widower. Spry, good looking. Kind hearted, if a bit lonely. Vocal Range: Tenor, C3-A4
- a small-town bookstore owner; a childhood friend of Billy’s who now harbors romantic feelings towards him; a natural beauty with a keen intellect. Vocal Range: Soprano, B3-F#5
- The flamboyant assistant at a literary magazine. Funny, with a dry and officious sense of humor. Insecure, and perhaps a bit socially awkward, but endearing and innately likable. Vocal Range: Tenor/Baritone, C3-E4
- A junior editor at a literary magazine. An ambitious, professional young “modern” career woman of the 1940’s. Strong, forthright and provocative with a sharp sense of humor. Vocal Range: Soprano, A3-D5
- plays both age 18-20 and 38-40. Jimmy Ray in his early 20s in flashbacks is Mayor Dobbs’ son and young Alice’s beau; handsome, boyishly charming, well-built and intelligent; from a family of wealth and power and is being groomed by his father for a similar future in the family business; an independent thinker who is not afraid to stand up to his father for what he believes in; he has a sense of personal responsibility and morality as well as a deep reserve of passion and emotion. Vocal Range: Tenor, C3-A4
- Alice’s mother. A caretaker to her family and her rural community. A warm, loving, sensible woman. Hardworking, with great inner strength and compassion. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano, G3-C5
- Alice’s father; an authoritative and a stern disciplinarian; devoutly religious, hard-working, a poor but proud farmer. Vocal Range: Baritone, A2-G4
- the Mayor of Zebulon; a political and financial powerbroker – distinguished, an imposing and controlling presence; has a genuine interest in protecting his son’s future and his family name, but in doing so, is ultimately pushed to a point of extreme and irrevocable cruelty. Vocal Range: Baritone, A2-G4
- An employee at Margo’s bookstore. Part of the ensemble, Mezzo-Soprano
- an employee at Margo’s bookstore and a childhood friend of both Billy and Margo. Part of the ensemble, Mezzo-Soprano
- a customer at Margo’s bookstore, at first, he has a crush on Margo, but later becomes Edna’s beau. Part of the ensemble, Speaking Role
- Loyal assistant to Mayor Josiah Dobbs. Part of the ensemble, Tenor/Baritone
- The local family doctor in Zebulon. Part of the ensemble, Speaking Role
- A clerk at the Office of Records in Raleigh. Part of the ensemble, Speaking Role
- A woman (38-40) living in Raleigh. Part of the ensemble, Speaking Role
- Guides for the show, appearing throughout the ‘20s and ‘40s. Looking for strong singers and movers ages 16+: Include - Dr. Norquist, Edna, Florence, Government Clerk, Max, Stanford, Well-Dressed Woman
Please mark any conflicts you have with these rehearsal dates.
Rehearsals begin December 28, 2023 and are generally Mondays, Tuesdays, (no Wednesdays), Thursdays, and Fridays from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm and Saturdays from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Not everyone will be called to all rehearsals)
February 9 - March 2 performances will be Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, and Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Additional performances may be scheduled based on cast availability.
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No absences allowed (shown in bold):
All tech rehearsals and performances are required for all cast members, this is generally the 6 rehearsals leading up to opening.
February 9 - March 2 performances will be Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, and Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Additional performances may be scheduled based on cast availability.
Conflict notes

Schedule your Audition
Choose an audition appointment time slot.
Monday, December 18
Tuesday, December 19

Roles you won't accept:
Are you willing to accept any role? If not, please list which roles you will NOT accept.
Single or Double Cast:
Please select below if you are able and willing to be single cast or if you prefer to be double cast.
Do you play in instrument?:
Do you play an instrument? If so, what do you play?
Do you have dance experience?:
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By digitally signing below, I agree to the Model Release. (This is your permission to Artisan Center Theater for us to use and publish your pictures and videos on our website and in the program or other places. As always, we promise to do this professionally and tastefully.) I hereby grant to Artisan Productions Inc. and its legal representatives, successors, assigns, licensees, advertising agencies, and all persons or corporations acting with its permission, the right to use, re-use, publish and re-publish, and copyright my performance, likeness, picture, portrait, photograph, sound and/or voice recording, including the negatives, transparencies, prints, film, video, tapes, digital or other information pertaining to them in all forms of media now or hereafter known and in all manner, including electronic media, in still, single, multiple, moving or video format, in whole or part and/or composite representations, in conjunction my own or a fictitious name, including alterations, modifications, derivations and composites thereof, throughout the world for advertising, promotion, trade, or any lawful purposes.
By digitally signing below, I agree to the Waiver of Liability. Artisan Center Theater has strongly advised me to avoid bringing valuables to the theater during the course of the production with which I am involved. I hereby waive any claim against Artisan Center Theater arising out of the loss or theft of my personal property brought onto theater premises. I also agree not to allege or impose any liability on Artisan Center Theater in the event of any injury during the course of rehearsals and productions. Further, I acknowledge that Artisan Center Theater and I have entered into an agreement designating me a ‘Contract Player’ and that any monetary gift I receive following the production will not have taxes withheld from it; and that any tax responsibilities arising from this are solely mine.
Technical/ backstage positions:
If you are not cast, are you interested in technical positions? And if so, what are you interested in?
Director's Question:
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