Pippin Audition Dates:

April 28th, 4pm or April 29, 5pm 

Callbacks: April 29, 6pm June 17-July 20 Rehearsals: Mon-Fri. 2-5:30pm  Performances: July 19-20

 

Frozen Audition Dates: 

May 5, 4pm or May 6, 5pm Callbacks May 7, 5pm June 17-July 13

Rehearsals: Mon-Fri. 9-12:30pm  Performances: July 12-13

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION:

The audition will take place at St. Paul Catholic High School Theater, 1001 Stafford Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010—- Any questions contact us at  info@revolutionaryyouththeatre.org 

Revolutionary Youth Theatre staff will be stationed in the main lobby to check you in.

 

MINIMUM AGE:

To audition prospective students for 4 week Junior Intensive they must be entering grades 6-8, this 2019-20 school year. (Some exceptions may be made)

 

To audition prospective students for 5 week Intensive they must be entering grades 9-12, this 2019-20 school year.

 

MAXIMUM AGE:

Prospective students may audition up to and including the summer after their high school graduation, to a maximum age of 22.

 

 

AUDITION COMPONENTS

 

Audition Photo

Once you apply, you can email your audition photo as part of your application process. Your audition photo is needed solely for identification at your audition and is not used for determination of acceptance. A school photo, cell phone snapshot is sufficient. Send to: info@revolutionaryyouththeatre.org

 

Your Appearance

Dress professionally as done in the theatre and appropriate for your audition. Casual comfortable clothing and footwear are best. Be sure that your clothing does not restrict your movement. Your hair should be clean and neat, not distracting or obscuring your face.

 

Vocal Audition

Prospective students should select a portion of a song from a musical that best demonstrates your vocal range, musicality, interpretive skills, and acting ability. Bring sheet music in a binder or single sheets taped together that contain full piano accompaniment, not just chord symbols. An accompanist will be provided. Students may not perform a cappella or to an audio recording.

 

HIGH SCHOOL (You can choose a contemporary Broadway Show for your vocal audition) Music from Godspell, Aida, Last 5 Years, Newsies, Rent, Legally Blonde, Anastasia, Spring Awakening, Wicked, Addams Family and a host of others)

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL  (Please choose music that is age appropriate from shows like Suessical, Little Mermaid, Annie, Lion King, Aladdin, Oliver, Schoolhouse Rocks, Once On This Island)

 

 

Dance Audition

Everyone will be asked to dance. Students will be taught a dance combination which will then be performed in small groups. Evaluation will be based on skill, potential, and the ability to learn the routine. Preferably jazz shoes or low-soled sneakers should be worn. No sandals or flip flops are permitted.

 

(Parents will not be permitted into the audition room.)

 

Digitally recorded auditions are accepted only for prospective students who live out of state. Submissions must contain a singing performance of a Broadway song with accompaniment. Video submissions are due by April 30th. Submit your video to info@revolutionaryyouththeatre.org 

 

 

Monologues

This is your opportunity to showcase your acting ability. Be ready to perform a well-prepared, memorized monologue from published plays or musicals. They can be dramatic or comedic, classical or contemporary, 1 minute to 3 minutes. (length is not a priority)

 

Cold Reading

Know that you may be asked to read aloud a selection of text and/or a monologue from material that will be provided during the audition. You will be given a short time to read the selection to yourself and ask any questions you may have.

 

 

Monologue Audition

 

Tips for Choosing Your Audition Monologue

 

  1. Choose material that fits you right now. Select a monologue that is age appropriate, allows you to express the uniqueness of who you are and speaks to your strengths or is in your sweet spot. A minute is more than enough, but if it’s longer thats okay too.

 

  1. Choose a monologue that's active. An audition monologue should be active and in the moment, not a character telling a story or a memory.

 

3.   Choose a piece that showcases your acting, not some other skill. We can tell from your    

      résumé that you have, for example, movement skills.

 

4.   Choose pieces that have a clear arc. Don't choose pieces that are one note. There's nothing 

      that ruins an audition more efficiently than delivering a monologue that's one long, shouted,   

      angry rant or nonstop weeping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

Mark Mazzarella: info@revolutionaryyouththeatre.org

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                               Barnes Family Fund

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