NORTH RALEIGH ARTS AND CREATIVE THEATRE ANNOUNCES

AUDITIONS FOR DOGFIGHT

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Auditions for NRACT’S 2017-18 Season Opener, DOGFIGHT, will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 8 & 9, 2017 at NRACT.  Callbacks will be Saturday,  May 13, 2017  at 10 AM at NRACT.  This production will be directed by Managing Artistic Director, Timothy E. Locklear.  Joanna Li is Music Director with David Wilk in the Stage Manager Chair. 

 

Please prepare a one minute PREPARED monologue appropriate for the style of the show.  You will also need to be prepared with 32 Bars of a song in the style of the show.  PLEASE DO NOT SING FROM THE SHOW!   An accompanist will be provided.  Come with sheet music and acapella auditions are discouraged. 

Please complete the audition form below at this link:

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Come prepared to fill out a conflict calendar at your audition. 

Character Breakdown

EDDIE BIRDLACE

A Marine private first class. He is well respected and a natural leader amongst his comrades. Initially a hothead; a cocky smooth talker. He eventually sheds his brash exterior when he falls for Rose.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 28

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: A2

ROSE FENNY

A diner waitress who dreams of life as a musician. She is a naturally shy girl, naive of the world around her. Becomes smitten with Birdlace and discovers a lot about her self-respect and confidence along the way.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: G3

BERNSTEIN

A Marine private first class and Birdlace's good friend. A bit nerdy and very inexperienced with the opposite sex.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 28

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: B2

BOLAND

A Marine private first class and Birdlace's closest friend. A poor Southern cad, he is the most vocal supporter of the dogfight and fairly crude in his behavior and language.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 28

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: B2

MARCY

Boland's date for the dogfight. She is a nearly toothless and homely prostitute. Crass and brash, but sneaky and cunning.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

MAMA

The owner of the local diner. She is unamused by the Marines' antics and protective of her daughter, Rose.

Gender: Female

Age: 40 to 55

ENSEMBLE

Marines (Sergeant, Gibbs, Fector, Stevens); Bus Passengers; Singers; Hippies