NHCT Announces Auditions for "13 the Musical"

Upcoming NHCT Auditions for 13 The Musical!

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges Of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in - and standing out! This high energy musical requires a very talented and dedicated cast, intent on having such a great time on stage that the fun spills into the audience.

Casting males and females, ages 13-young adult, for 13 primary roles, understudies, and ensemble roles. Casting musicians for bass, drums, two guitars, and keyboard, ages 13-young adult.

AUDITION INFORMATION (Preparation is Necessary)
  • Acting auditions will be held on Thursday, July 14th (6pm) and Saturday, Ju1y 16th (by appointment) at New Horizon Theatre in downtown West Point, GA. Email to schedule an audition.
  • Band auditions will be arranged by appointment only. Email for information.
  • Callbacks (if necessary) will be held Sunday, July 17th at 3pm.
  • ALL conflicts (specific dates and times) from July 19th to August 27th, must be listed on your audition form.
  • Headshots and acting resumes are encouraged, but not required.
  • Singing: Auditioners will be asked to sing (two minute maximum) of a song of their choice. This song should be in the style of the show, while showcasing vocal ability and the ability to to convey character through song. For primary roles, please choose a song from 13 The Musical (karaoke versions will be available) that features the character you wish to perform.
  • Reading: Scripts will be provided for group scenes. Prepared monologues (two minute limit) are highly encouraged, especially if seeking a lead role.
  • Dancing: All performers in 13 The Musical will be required to dance with a group. The dance portion of the audition will include both choreographed and unchoreographed segments.
  • Additional Skills: Come prepared to show the casting committee any special skills that may be valuable to the show. For example, cheerleading, skateboarding, flips, beatboxing, etc.
  • Come prepared to move and dress comfortably in closed-toe shoes.
  • Only the casting committee and those auditioning will be allowed into the auditorium during auditions.
  • Rehearsals begin on Saturday, July 19th at 1pm.
  • Three rehearsals will be held each week. Saturday rehearsals (7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, and 8/20) will be from 1pm to 6pm and weekday rehearsals will be arranged to minimize cast conflicts. Extended daytime rehearsals will take place until school is in session. Once school begins, weekday rehearsals will be held from 6 to 9pm.
  • Band rehearsals will be scheduled after conflicts are received.
  • Performance/tech week is August 22nd to 27th. It is mandatory for all cast and band members to be present at all rehearsals and performances during this week (no conflicts).
  • August 25th at 8pm, August 26th at 8pm, August 27th at 2pm and 8pm.
  • Full company mandatory strike and optional cast party will follow the last show.

Directed by Amy McDow.
For more information, email or call/text 706-518-9089. 

*All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time. 

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