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AUDITION INFORMATION
 
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THE AUDITION PIECES FOR WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND WILL APPEAR HERE SOON
 
JUNIOR WORKSHOP:
 
Date - 19th March 2017
Time - 10-2
Venue - St Peters Church Hall,                         Kinver, DY7 6HJ
 
AUDITION DAY:

Date - 26th March 2017
Time - 9.30
Venue - St Peters Church Hall,                         Kinver, DY7 6HJ
We will be holding closed auditions for this production. If you are interested in auditioning click the link below for more information about our next members auditions.
 
WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
 
 
YOU MUST BE A PAID UP MEMBER TO AUDITION. ALL MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR 2016/17 NEED TO BE PAID PRIOR TO AUDITIONING.
 
ADULTS £25, FAMILY £40, STUDENT (OVER 16 IN FULL TIME EDUCATION) £15
 
  PLEASE BRING PAYMENT WITH YOU AS YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO AUDITION WITHOUT IT.
 
WORKSHOP
19TH MARCH 2017
ST PETERS CHURCH HALL 10AM - 2PM
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING FOR A CHILD/JUVENILE ROLE IN THE SHOW. 
 
PLEASE COULD YOU ALL LEARN THE DIALOGUE AS STATED BELOW AND ALSO HAVE A WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF THE SONG
 
THIS INCLUDES ANYONE WHO IS INTERESTED IN THE PART OF SWALLOW, AMOS AND CANDY
 IRRESPECTIVE OF AGE
 
 
 THE AUDITIONS WILL BE ON SUNDAY 26TH MARCH AT
ST PETERS CHURCH HALL, KINVER.
 
PLEASE CONTACT PHILIPPA HICKINBOTTOM ON 07429095987 SO AN AUDITION TIME CAN BE ALLOCATED TO YOU .
 
 
AUDITION PIECES
 
 

Character

Description

Dialogue

Song

The Man

Demanding lead male role.  A manic, hunted man, must have power to move audience emotionally.  Needs to be able to go from quite soft to violent and scary.  Wide vocal range – both operatic and rock and roll style songs

Pg 48

Pg 54 from ‘I have a favour’ to song

The Man.pdf

 

The Man part 2.pdf

Annie Christmas

Try not to be afraid

 

The Man Annie Christmas.pdf

 

The Man Try not to be Afraid.pdf

Swallow

18 year old female role (needs to look 18).  Stuck between the innocence of youth and the maturity of adolescence.  Has to be able to interact with the younger children but also gain the respect of adults.  Wide vocal range.  Southern American accent.

Pg 33 into song

 

Swallow.pdf

 

If Only be 46 – end

 

Swallow If only.pdf

 

Poor Baby

Swallow’s younger brother. 8-13 but must look older than Brat.  Bossed around by older sisters.  Good singer and actor.  Needs to be able to dance. Southern American Accent.

Pg 21 (scene 7) to song

 

Poor Baby.pdf

I always prayed

 

Poor baby I Always Prayed.pdf

Brat

Swallow’s younger sister.  8-11 but must look older than Poor Baby.  Confident and bossy.  Good singer/actor/dancer.

Pg 21 (scene 7) to song

Brat.pdf

I always prayed

 

Brat I Always Prayed.pdf

Dad (Boone)

Father of Swallow, Brat and Poor Baby.  Recently widowed and struggling to cope with his young family.  Southern American Accent must be able to sing.

Pg 69-70 (Scene 3)

 

Boone.pdf

Whistle down the wind

 

Boone Whistle Down the Wind.pdf

Amos

Must look Late teens to early 20’s.  Swallows love interest.  Local bad boy.  Cocky and rebellious.  Rock and roll voice.  Southern American accent

Pg 160

 

Amos.pdf

A Kiss

 

Amos A Kiss.pdf

Candy

Late teens to early 20’s.  Amos’ girlfriend. Rebellious.  Strong vocals.  Southern American accent

Pg 187

 

CANDY.pdf

Tyre Tracks bar 197-end

CANDY TYRE TRACKS.pdf

Edward

40-60.  looks out for Boone and family.  Must be able to sing.  Peoples person.

Pg 104

 

EDWARD.pdf

Cold pg 120

 

EDWARD COLD.pdf

Sheriff

Small town sheriff.  Concerned with safety of the townsfold whilst the convict is on the loose.  Mostly dialogue – small amount of singing.

Pg 68/69

 

SHERIFF.pdf

Whistle down the wind

SHERIFF Whistle Down the Wind.pdf

Preacher

Leader of revival meetings.  uses snakes to gain religious recruits.  Small amount of singing required.

Pg 191

 

PREACHER.pdf

Wrestle with the devil

PREACHER.pdf

Minister

Town’s church minister.  Strong singing voice – opens show with Vaults of Heaven.

Pg 4

 

MINISTER.pdf

Vaults of Heaven

 

MINISTER VAULTS OF HEAVEN.pdf

Ensemble

Lots of great part singing in this show – possible solo lines.

Pg 34 Swallow/Man dialogue

ENSEMBLE.pdf

Whistle down the wind

SHERIFF Whistle Down the Wind.pdf

Children

Integral to the show all need to be strong actors

Pg 27 Swallow dialogue

 

CHILDREN.pdf

Children rule the world

 

CHILDREN CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD.pdf

Children Workshop

 

Pg 148 children to learn all lines

 

WORKSHOP DIALOGUE.pdf

 

 

 

 

Long overdue for a miracle/children rule the world

 

CHILDREN CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD.pdf