Please submit an audition form AND sign up for an audition slot using these links.
You will need to complete BOTH parts below in order to audition.
Note: You will have the opportunity to attach an optional resume and/or headshot with the audition form.
We are not accepting any physical form submissions, only forms submitted through the website.
We are looking for:
A diverse mix of Youth and Adult Actors, Ensemble Cast, Singers/Dancers/Actors
Performers with specialty skills like gymnastics, magic, etc.
A Musical in 2 acts
Director - June A. Bayless
Choreographer - Ron Chisholm
Music Director - Ellen Robison
Sunday, May 7th 2:00pm-5:00pm
Monday, May 8th 6:30-9:00pm
Tuesday, May 9th 6:30p-9:00p
Matthews Community Center
100 E McDowell Street
Matthews, NC 28105
Performance Run: July 14-30, 2023
Friday, July14th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, July 15th @ 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, July 16th @ 2:00pm
Friday, July 21st @ 7:30pm
Saturday, July 22nd @ 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, July 23rd @ 2:00pm
Friday, July 28th @ 7:30pm
Saturday, July 29th @ 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, July 30th @ 2:00pm
*Additional Performances May Be Added
*3 possible weekday evening performances July 19, 20, 27th
All auditionees should prepare 16 bars of music to sing from a musical (music does NOT need to be from "Hello Dolly"). All auditionees are required to provide their own sheet music. No acapella or CD auditions will be allowed.
Please come prepared to move or bring a change of clothes with you. Some auditionees will be asked to stay and dance after their vocal audition.
Some auditionees may be asked to cold read from the show. Side will be provided at auditions.
Please plan to stay longer than your half hour slot allotted on the sign-up.
Generally, rehearsals will be Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday or Sunday afternoons/evenings.
Rehearsals tentatively begin with music on June 3, 2023.
You must be available for all performances.
Cast size: Large, 25-30
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirement: Standard
MRS. DOLLY GALLAGHER LEVI - female, a widow, 40- 50’s local matchmaker in Yonkers, NY
ERNESTINA MONEY - female, any size, any shape, any age
AMBROSE KEMPER - male, An artist, in love with Ermengarde age 30ish
HORACE VANDERGELDER - male, A wealthy curmudgeon 40-60
ERMENGARDE - female, Horace’s niece. 18 – early 20’s
CORNELIUS HACKL - male, Horace’s chief clerk. Single. 25-35
BARNABY TUCKER - male, Asst Clerk. younger than Cornelius- early 20’s
IRENE MOLLOY - female, a widow- runs a hat shop in NYC early 30’s. matches Cornelius
MINNIE FAY - female, Irene’s assistant – 19-20’s young- matches Barnaby
MRS. ROSE - female, any age- chorus
RUDOLPH - male, Head Waiter at the Harmonia Gardens (doubles as chorus)
JUDGE - Doubles as chorus
COURT CLERK - Doubles as chorus
8 FEMALE ENSEMBLE/CHORUS - ages 14 and up, adults and teenagers who can perform as adults, singers/dancers
10 MALE ENSEMBLE/CHORUS - ages 14 and up, adults and teenagers who can perform as adults, singers/dancers
4 CHILDREN CHORUS - ages 6-10, chorus only