- Check this page to learn about upcoming auditions for the exciting Alfresco Productions shows we have planned.
All auditions will be held at the ALFRESCO ARTS CENTER (Please use side door across from parking lot)
DAMES AT SEA
Director – Lisa Garcia Fensterman
Music Director – Cathy Cassey
Choreographer – Ashley Pavlige
PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES: July 20,21,27,28, 2018
AUDITION DATE AND TIME: Sunday, April 8th beginning at 430 pm.
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule and audition slot
REHEARSALS: Rehearsal schedule to be determined after show is cast
PLEASE BE PREPARED TO LIST ALL CONFLICTS. BETWEEN MAY1 AND JULY 27. CONFLICTS NOT LISTED ON CALENDAR WILL NOT BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION
Please be prepared to sing 32 to 64 bars of music with an upbeat tempo. You will also be asked to sing a song from the show. The song will be indicated below under the character roles. Accompaniest will be provided.
There will also be cold readings from the script
All actors will also be required to learn a dance combination. Those auditioning for lead roles will also be required to learn a tap combination, ensemble performers wishing to tap in dance numbers must also learn the tap combination. Please b ring dancing shoes and wear appropriate attire for movement
CASTING THE FOLLOWING ROLES
Dick Male Tenor
Ruby Female Mezzo-Soprano
Lucky Male Baritone
Joan Female Mezz0, soprano, alto
Mona Female Mezzo-Soprano, Alto
Captain Male Baritone
Hennesey Male Spoken
Singing and dancing ensemble
Captain and Hennessy may be dual roles
When talented young hopeful Ruby arrives in New York City with nothing but a pair of tap shoes in her suitcase, she is determined to break into show business. She stumbles into the cast of troubled show “Dames at Sea”, in which broke and pessimistic producer Hennesey is terrorized by Mona Kent, the aggressive, seductive, and surprisingly shady leading lady. Ruby seems to be in luck, as she makes a friend in clever chorus girl Joan, and falls in love with Dick, a singing sailor with songwriting ambitions, who just happens to be from her own hometown of Centerville, Utah. But things take a turn for the worse when Mona sets her sights — and her claws — on Dick, and Hennesey loses the theatre, which is promptly bulldozed out from under the cast and crew. Can Dick and his pal Lucky save the show by producing it on their battleship? Will the reluctant Captain be persuaded by Mona Kent, who just happens to be his tropical fling from long ago? Will Ruby go out there a chorus girl, but come back a star? The answer is a resounding yes in Dames at Sea, a light, bright, and hilariously tuneful homage to the glamorous and hopeful movie musicals of the 1930s.
ALFRESCO PRODUCTIONS IS A NOT FOR PROFIT COMMUNITY THEATRE ORGANIZAION. PERFORMERS ARE NOT COMPENSATED.