Auditions in Kansas City MO



Below are the Most Recently Posted Gigs Consisting of Acting, Modeling, and Musical Auditions and Job Opportunities

Crew Needed For Theater In Atchison – 1478493
03-05-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – This Theatre equally values our roles as both community and theatre. If you are not called to be on stage (yet!), we invite you and your family to join us in a variety of activities that make up community theatre. Let us know your talents. Don’t worry – we’ll find a place for you to contribute! — Project Type: 1

Once Upon A Mattress Ottumwa Auditions – 1478473
03-05-15 – Des Moines, IA>Kansas City, MO – In this hilarious tweaking of the fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea”, Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes off to the swamps and brings back Princess Winnifred (”Fred” to her friends). The queen is horrified and immediately begins to scheme, but Winnifred, with some help from Sir Harry, the King, and the Jester, isn’t going to be quite so easy to get rid of.

Please prepare a short song and bring the sheet music. We will also teach a short dance/movement and do cold readings from the script. There are 3 female and 6 male principal roles available and several fun featured roles as well as a large chorus. — Project Type: Live Event

Crew Wanted For Theater In Missouri – 1478322
03-04-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Theatre needs many hands to get the show to the stage. We meet at scheduled times during the rehearsal process at our Limelight Studio space. Volunteering is a great way to be involved with the show that your child is rehearsing, to meet new friends and get to know other parents, and to stretch yourself while learning new skills.

If you are interested feel free to apply now. — Project Type: 1

Legally Blonde The Musical Audition – 1478230
03-04-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – The international award-winning hit Legally Blonde The Musical is coming to Columbia this summer! This romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got!

Elle Woods can handle anything. So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School and win him back. With some help from new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her Chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it’s so much better to be smart. Legally Blonde The Musical is the funniest and most fabulous musical around. The best show in town, case closed!

To Prepare: 1-1.5 minutes of a contemporary musical theatre song (a musical from 2000 or newer.) Please provide an accompaniment track (YouTube link acceptable.) Wear comfortable clothing for a dance call.

Ages: 14-18 — Project Type: Live Event

Casting Call for Into the Woods – 1478108
03-03-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Starting with the words “Once Upon a Time,” the Narrator introduces four characters who each have a wish: Cinderella, the daughter of a wealthy man who has been reduced by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters into becoming their skivvy, wishes to attend the King’s festival; Jack, a simple poor boy, wishes that his cow, Milky White, would give milk; and a Baker and his Wife wish they could have a child.

While Little Red Ridinghood wishes for bread from the Baker to take to her grandmother’s house, which they reluctantly give, Jack’s weary mother, who wishes for gold, nags him into selling the cow, and Cinderella’s stepmother and stepsisters Florinda and Lucinda tease her about wanting to attend the King’s festival. — Project Type: Live Event

Castings for Forever Plaid – 1477703
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Forever Plaid has been an off-Broadway smash hit and supports many touring companies throughout the USA. The story is of the clean-cut, close harmony male quartet, The Plaids, pursuing their dream of recording an album. This dream ended in a collision with a bus filled with Catholic schoolgirls on their way to New York to see the Beatles’ American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. The play begins with The Plaids returning from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory. The songs are all from the 1950’s, including Three Coins in the Fountain, Sixteen Tons, Cry, Heart and Soul, etc. etc. etc.

This will include music for vocal and dialogue for acting. The dance audition will be the Mambo. — Project Type: Live Event

Is He Dead Auditions for Actors – 1477701
02-27-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich “widow,” he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie.

There are additional roles that may include doubling.

Some actors may be asked to present either French, German, Irish, and “American-Chicago” accents.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script.
Please bring all conflicts from March 23rd – June 14. — Project Type: Live Event

Crew Needed For Theater In St. Peters – 1477677
02-27-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – We are a Volunteer-based Non-Profit Organization. Every show requires thousands of hours of volunteer help. Can you spare four or more hours?

Volunteers are needed for our 2015 season! We need volunteers for Box Office, Concessions, Ushering as well as run crew! You will be able to see the show for free! We are a diverse group of people from all walks of life who have a common love of theater and the performing arts. We’re so glad you want to join us. AND, if you volunteer, you will have the opportunity to see shows for FREE and be a part of the team that brings “art-to-life” for our community.

We need a lot of volunteers to supply the energy to produce four quality shows each season. There are a variety of areas in which YOU can help. Whether you are a Senior or a high school or college student who is pursuing theater studies we highly encourage you to get involved. Any age, any background, experience or no experience, you are welcome to get involved! — Project Type: 1

Crew Needed For Theater In Carthage – 1477671
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Volunteers urgently needed to help set the dinner tables and wash the tablecloths for each performance night. Help is needed with cleaning the Theatre and yard maintenance. All other functions are run completely by volunteers. Besides the obvious volunteer CASTS, there are many behind the scenes jobs that are needed to help the organization run smoothly. — Project Type: 1

The Curious Savage Auditions for Actors – 1477658
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – The warmhearted comedy revolves around Mrs. Ethel Savage, a slightly eccentric widow who has been left ten million dollars by her late husband. She wants to use the money to establish a fund which would help others realize their hopes and dreams, in spite of the efforts of her grown stepchildren to get their hands on the money. Fearful that she will squander away the money before they can get it, the greedy siblings have their stepmother committed to a sanatorium, where she meets a most interesting group of social outcasts. With the help of her new-found friends, Mrs. Savage leads her stepchildren on a merry chase, and along way she learns the true meaning of family.

This is a very funny, sweet, poignant show about greed, treachery, clever revenge, loyalty, love, and understanding.
— Project Type: Live Event

Theater Play Auditions – 1477628
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Seeking actors for Five Women Wearing The Same Dress.

During an ostentatious wedding reception, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. The ladies alternately complain about the dresses, the bride, their lives, and their mutual involvement with a mysterious stud named Tommy Valentine, who is also at the wedding chasing after a female guest in a backless blue linen dress.

WHAT TO PREPARE: No monologues are needed, however please be familiar with the show and the characters as there are adult situations and language. “Warm” readings from script sides will be the formality, whereas you will have time to work scenes with groups then audition for the director. Please be aware that the Director is looking for you to showcase your character, show chemistry with your fellow actors and be creative.

WHAT TO BRING: Current Resume and a complete list of conflicts from March 13 – May 10, 2015. Regarding conflicts, please remember vacations and your summer schedule before auditioning, as these may be a factor in the casting process. Headshots are welcome, but not required. Rehearsals will begin on Friday, March 13 with a Read-Thru and will then run Monday-Friday, with a Technical Rehearsal with all cast and crew scheduled for Sunday, April 19. — Project Type: Live Event

Auditions For Seussical – 1477618
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – The story begins with a bare stage, save for an odd red-and-white striped hat. A small boy discovers it and imagines what it could belong to, finally conjuring up the Cat in the Hat. The Cat creates the Seussian world around him and the Boy (”Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!”), and he acts as the narrator for the remainder of the musical, and is the Boy’s mentor during the play. The Cat also plays some of the minor roles. At the Cat’s encouragement, the Boy thinks up the Jungle of Nool, where Horton the Elephant is bathing.

Children ages 8 and up to adults of all sizes and ethnicities and experience level are encouraged to audition.

Auditioners: must note ALL conflicts on the calendar provided at auditions for April 13-June 14 on their audition form. Any absences during dress rehearsals, and performances, you will not be cast. Dress rehearsal begins May 25th.

Children under 13 must have a parent or legal guardian signature to participate and must attend rehearsals with their child or have arrangements made with another parent to supervise their child during rehearsals.

Dance Auditions: Wear comfortable clothing for a short choreography/movement combo.

Vocal Auditions: Seussical is a sung-through musical with little dialogue.

Song Choices:

> Sing an upbeat song that features your vocal range & character. No slow ballads please. Something fun & quirky will fit nicely for this musical.
> Be creative in your choices!
> Please do NOT prepare a song from a movie musical (i.e. Frozen.) Let it go!
> No acapella singing or singing with a CD will be allowed. If your song is too long or we are short on time the music director may ask you to stop. This does not mean you did bad job. We have very little time to move through the first part of auditions.

A piano accompanist will be provided. Please provide sheet music for the accompanist with your bars marked and highlighted. Note: The accompanist will not transpose your music. The sheet music must have a piano part as well as vocal part with lyrics so they can follow you. Please inform the accompanist about the tempo of your song. — Project Type: Live Event

Actors Needed For Assassins – 1477592
02-27-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – ‘Assassins’ is the groundbreaking musical that takes a murderous carnival game and intertwines the stories of 9 individuals (Leon Czolgosz, John Hinckley, Charles Guiteau, Giuseppe Zangara, Samuel Byck, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Sara Jane Moore, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald) who over time have attempted to (or succeeded to) assassinate the President of the United States.

The show explores the inner motives of each assassin raising questions that sometimes cannot be answered. Eventually, each individual must confront the fact that committing the ultimate crime failed to assuage their personal problems. In the end, the assassins return in 1963 to convince Lee Harvey Oswald to shoot President Kennedy, thus holding firm to their delusion that Oswald is a Savior who can justify the assassins’ actions.

WHAT TO PREPARE: Please prepare 16 bars of a Broadway style song that will showcase your vocal range and in your key. Please make sure your audition piece should be completely memorized and please have a copy for the accompanist (whom will be provided) with your vocal part highlighted. No A Cappella singing or music from a device (i.e. CD, I-POD, MP3, etc.) Please, try to be familiar with the concept of the show, the characters & music from the show; the more you are prepared, the better chances you have to get a role.

WHAT TO BRING: Current Resume and a complete list of conflicts. Regarding conflicts, please remember vacations and your summer schedule before auditioning, as these may be a factor in the casting process. — Project Type: Live Event

Harvey Auditions All Roles – 1477542
02-26-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood’s hallucination have caused her to see Harvey also! The doctors commit Veta instead of Elwood, but when the truth comes out, the search is on for Elwood and his invisible companion. When he shows up at the sanitarium looking for his lost friend Harvey, it seems that the mild-mannered Elwood’s delusion has had a strange influence on more than one of the doctors. Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn’t so bad after all. – Dramatists Play Service.

Characters Available:
6 Men 5 Women.

Download the audition materials that pertain to the character(s) you are auditioning for.

IMPORTANT:
Please download ALL materials listed for the character(s) you are auditioning.
— Project Type: Live Event

Unto The Least Of These Auditions – 1477497
02-26-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – What happens when a man depends solely on God for his financial support? In this amazing true story, you will discover how a man of faith went to God daily for his needs and the miraculous ways in which God met those needs. George Mueller learned to depend on God-and God alone-to support more than ten thousand orphans at a cost of over eight million dollars. Don’t miss this remarkable and challenging story of a man who dared to take God at His Word. — Project Type: Live Event

Lucky Stiff Auditions – 1477277
02-25-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – This murder mystery farce propels a mild-mannered English shoe clerk into a lunatic mix of murdered Atlantic City croupier, his near-sighted jilted mistress, her hen-pecked brother and several hundred (off-stage) dogs. Witherspoon will inherit six million dollars if he can successfully go on holiday with his uncle, the late departed croupier, in Monte Carlo for a week. If he doesn’t pull it off, the money goes to the Universal Dogs Home of Brooklyn – and if there is one thing in life that Harry hates, it’s dogs! With a tuneful score and a well-oiled plot, plus the ultimate happy ending, Lucky Stiff guarantees hilarity for one and all.

This is not a chorus but many different roles. These folks will b the busiest folks in the show–playing many roles and handling many tasks…

Bring a piece to sing and be prepared for movement.
Choose a song that will emphasize your vocal range and will allow the director to hear you clearly. Even if you just sing Happy Birthday, practice it before you audition. During a musical audition an accompanist is available if you wish to bring sheet music. A CD player and cassette player are also available.

Dress appropriately for the audition. Women – Do not wear tight skirts, dresses or clothing that will impede your movements. Also bring comfortable shoes to wear. High heels and sandals will get in the way. Men – Don’t wear ball caps or sunglasses during the audition. These items are a distraction to the director. Wear clothes that you would work out at the gym with. If you have dance shoes Please bring them otherwise bring tennis shoes. — Project Type: Live Event

Rhinoceros Auditions – 1477194
02-24-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Written in three acts, Rhinoceros tells the hilarious and absurd tale of the inhabitants of a small town slowly turning into rhinoceroses. The protagonist and everyman figure, Berenger, meets his friend Jean for a drink when two rhinoceroses run across the town square. Did that just happen? Was it an Asian rhino, or Asiatic? If all cats die, and Socrates is dead, does that make him a cat? Irrational theories and thoughts begin to form, and logic does not seem to have the answers, especially when it becomes increasingly more apparent that the rhinos are, in fact, the townspeople who are transforming into the beasts themselves.

Ionesco’s work demonstrates how individual wills are easily manipulated by the collective, absorbing the thoughts and opinions of those around them. Written in 1959, it reflects the power and attractiveness of collective mentality and outlines how some mob mentalities often become more and more violent, and when not challenged, become quite dangerous.

Prepared monologues are suggested, but not required.
Everyone will have an opportunity to do cold readings from the script.
Scripts are on reserve at the SCC Library.
Auditions are open to the community.
— Project Type: Live Event

Season Casting Call All Roles – 1477049
02-24-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Male and female actors for the upcoming 2015 season.

Prepare a comedic monologue.

For musicals, prepare two contrasting songs.

Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided.

2015 Season:

“The Curious Savage”
“Pump Boys & Dinettes”
“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum”
“Arsenic And Old Lace”
— Project Type: Live Event

The Odd Couple Auditions In Carthage – 1476977
02-23-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – The play takes place in New York City in 1985. Unger and Madison are at it again–Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, but instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Costazuela brothers–but the hilarity remains the same.

Cold readings from script.

— Project Type: Live Event

Darker Shores Auditions – 1476911
02-23-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Darker Shores is an old-fashioned, Victorian ghost story, taking place in foggy London and a haunted mansion overlooking the sea. A professor finds his anti-Darwin writing sessions interrupted by “hauntings.” He consults an American spiritualist to solve the mystery of Sea House.

Critics praised the interweaving of suspense and playfully intelligent dialogue when the play premiered in London in 2009.

Cold readings from script and improvisational exercises.
— Project Type: Live Event

Now Needed Production Staff Designers – 1476828
02-23-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Seeking production staff and designers for their upcoming production of Singin’ in the Rain!

If you are interested to be one of us. Please feel free to apply now. — Project Type: 1

Heathers Audition – 1476826
02-23-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Three high school girls named Heather run an iron clad social clique at high school. One of their anointees, Veronica, isn’t sure she wants to fit into the clique, particularly when she has to snub some of her old friends at the Heathers’ behest. When Veronica meets the new guy at school, she starts pulling away from the clique, while some of the more popular students start showing up dead with suicide notes.

We do not cast anyone under 17 (though many of these characters are high school students). We need intelligent, fearless, singing actors. Performers are asked to bring a prepared contemporary theatre song, preferably in rock or pop style, with printed piano music for our pianist (no tapes and no a cappella). Performers may also be asked to sing from the score and learn a dance combination.

Note: The age on each characters are reference only. — Project Type: Live Event

American Idiot Casting Call – 1476815
02-23-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award winning hit musical American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on an exhilarating theatrical journey. Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, American Idiot is an energy-fueled rock opera that boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before.

Looking for a multi-racial cast of 16 adult men and women — we are very eager to cast actors of color. We do not cast anyone under 17. We need intelligent, fearless, singing actors.

Performers are asked to bring a prepared contemporary theatre song, preferably in rock or pop style, with printed piano music for our pianist (no tapes and no a cappella). Performers may also be asked to sing from the score and learn a dance combination. — Project Type: Live Event

Mary Poppins Auditions – 1476741
02-20-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Based on the classic Disney film, Mary Poppins is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks.

Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. Featuring an irresistible story, eye-popping sets and costumes, breathtaking dance numbers and beloved songs such as the Academy Award-winning “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Feed the Birds,” “Step in Time” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” You’ll have a “Jolly Holiday” with Mary and discover a world where “Anything Can Happen” if you let it!

(Childrens and Teens) Come prepared to sing and dance!
(Adults) Prepare to sing 32 bars! — Project Type: Live Event

Loves Labours Lost Auditions – 1476589
02-19-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – This is one of Shakespeare’s earliest comedies, probably written
in 1580s. It may have been first performed in 1588. It was
certainly performed in 1597.The play tells the tale of the King of
Navarre and his three friends who swear off of women for one
year.

Except the Princess of France and her three friends come on a
diplomatic mission.

What to do?
Also, the play spoofs the academics, the Spanish, the local
constable, and the country lads and lasses.

It is a play about love (at least 5 couples) which sets men’s wits
against women’s.

There are 16 named characters:
6 men, 5 women, and 5 can be either.

Another character in this play is definitely language.

The king and his, friends all write a bit of poetry, some better than others.

For auditions, I would like to hear you read and perhaps dance a
bit.

— Project Type: Live Event

Vocalists For RB Trio – 1476487
02-19-15 – Kansas City, MO>St Louis, MO – Searching for two vocalists (male or female) to help me complete an album that was started late last year. Upon completion of the album, I’m looking for us to gig locally and possibly perform nationally if everything goes according to plan.

Style-wise, the original lineup had somewhat of a modern-day Jodeci/Guy/Blackstreet vibe in terms of vocals and production, so I’m definitely looking for singers with either Gospel or Jazz backgrounds to fill the void created by the prior vocalists, even though it’s not mandatory. — Project Type: 1

Actors Casting For Theater – 1476444
02-19-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Please be prepared to sing NO MORE THAN 16 measures of a song of your choice (preferably not a song from one of our 2015 shows). We’ll provide the accompanist for your vocal audition, but you need to bring the sheet music (in the proper key) with you for your song. (It’s a huge help if you can prepare your music by copying it to single sheet(s) of paper and attaching the individual pages to a file folder or cardboard so that the music stays open and upright on the piano.) Also, please highlight the portion of the song that you’ll be singing. A volunteer will direct you into the vocal room when it’s your turn. There will be about 12-15 people in the room to hear you sing (directors, vocal directors, stage managers, theatre staff, etc.). When you enter the room, please hand your sheet music to the accompanist then take your place on the “X” marked on the floor. Introduce yourself to the people in the room and then sing your best for us. Collect your music as you leave the room and then return to the hallway where a volunteer will direct you to the waiting area for the dance portion of your audtion. Everyone is required to participate in the vocal portion of the audition. — Project Type: Live Event

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Auditions – 1476386
02-19-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – Set at a Catskills resort in 1960, this is the sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge, two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, including “Where the Boys Are,” “Sweet Sixteen,” “Calendar Girl,” “Love Will Keep Us Together,” and, of course, the chart-topping title song, “Breaking Up is Hard to Do.”

Marge and her stagestruck best friend Lois arrive at Esther’s Paradise Resort in the Catskills on Labor Day Weekend in 1960, on a vacation that was intended to be Marge’s honeymoon — until the groom left her at the altar. Lois attempts to console Marge by setting her up with the resort’s handsome, self-obsessed singer DelDelmonaco. But her plans backfire when Del mistakenly assumes that Marge’s father can further his ambitions to become the next teen heartthrob on American Bandstand. Gazing forlornly at Marge from the wings is geekish cabana boy and aspiring songwriter Gabe. — Project Type: Live Event

The Addams Family Musical Auditions – 1476300
02-18-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – For 25 years uncle Fester has been missing. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Adams Family’s money. The youngest daughter has some doubts as to the sincerity of the new uncle Fester. The fake uncle adapts very well to the strange family. Can the doctor carry out her evil plans and take over the Adams Family’s fortune? — Project Type: Live Event

A Midsummer Nights Dream Auditions – 1475575
02-13-15 – Kansas City, KS>Kansas City, MO – All Athens prepares for the wedding day of Duke Theseus and his new queen. But teenagers are arguing with their parents, and now the Duke has to get involved. Everyone runs off to the forest, where they meet the woodland faeries for a bit of madness and misuse of love potion, before returning to Athens for the big community theatre performance.

Auditioners should prepare any Shakespeare monologue
(between 20-40 lines). Cold readings will be provided,
if you don’t have a prepared monologue. — Project Type: Live Event

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