Audition: Draper Historic Theatre 2018 – Thoroughly Modern Millie

Draper Historic Theatre is excited to announce auditions for their production of Thoroughly Modern Millie

AUDITION DATES AND TIMES: May 15th from 7-9 & May 16th from 7-9
Make your Appointments at the Following Link: https://goo.gl/forms/YiD5HkjQxjUsTdA22
LOCATION:
Auditions will be held at the theatre: 12366 South 900 East, Draper, Utah

Callbacks, by invitation only May 19th from 10-2

This production will be COLOR BLIND CASTING for all roles except for Muzzy, Ching Ho and Bun Foo where color appropriate casting is required. All genders and body types are also welcome to audition. Casting is open for all roles and for ages 14 and above.

Auditioners are asked to prepare to sing 16-32 bars of a song in the style of, or from, the show and a short (less than 30 second) comedic monologue. No accompanist will be provided, plugins for MP3 players/phones and tablets with a standard 2.5 mm or lightning plug (for iPhones) will be provided. We would prefer NO A CAPELLA SINGING! Please find the karaoke or minus track, we want to hear your voice! Headshots and resumes are preferred but not required.

ROLES:

Millie Dillmount
A spunky, modern woman trying to make it in New York City. She falls in love with Jimmy. Our story’s protagonist.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G#3

Jimmy Smith
A suave city slicker who unexpectedly becomes the story’s hero. He falls in love with Millie.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Mrs. Meers
A former actress turned human trafficker pretending to be a kindly chinese woman. She oversees the Hotel Priscilla where she secretly sells her tenants.
Gender: Female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: E3

Miss Dorothy Brown
A naive, wealthy girl who has moved to New York to change her lifestyle. She becomes Millie’s roommate and confidant.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: C6
Vocal range bottom: B3

Ching Ho
A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States. Younger brother of Bun Foo and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in chinese.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Bun Foo
A Chinese immigrant working to bring his mother to the United States. Older brother of Ching Ho and henchman to Mrs. Meers. Sings and speaks in chinese.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: E3

Miss Flannery
An uptight, stern office manager. She runs the stenographer pool at Sincere Trust Insurance Company.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Trevor Graydon
An executive at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. He is sharp, ambitious, and secretly romantic.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Muzzy Van Hossmere
A glamorous actress and singer at a night club. She becomes Millie’s friend and mentor.
It is the authors’ preference that, for thematic reasons, the role of Muzzy be played by an actress of color as an African-American character.
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G#3

Ensemble
Moderns; Stenographers; Hotel Priscilla Girls; Muzzy’s Boys, etc.

If you absolutely cannot make the auditions or the callbacks please either message Todd Taylor or email him at tetaylor12@gmail.com and we can make arrangements.

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