Singin’ In The Rain

Early Auditions: May 7 (Call-backs on May 8)
Read through & costume measurements: May 15th 6:00-9:00pm
Rehearsals: July 22-August 28
Rehearsals Onstage: August 29-September 2
Tech: Sept. 4-7
Performances: September 8-24 

Director Jeff Anderson who has directed Mr. Popper’s Penguins and Frosty The Snowman. Choreography by Britta J Peterson who has choreographed White Christmas, Disney’s Aladdin Jr. and High School Musical 2. Music direction by Kristen Mattick who has musically directed White Christmas, Grease and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

cast list

Thank you to everyone who auditioned! Our next auditions are on August 28th and 29th for “Junie B Jones Is Not A Crook” and “It’s A Wonderful Life.”  Hope to see you there!

Here is our cast list for “Singin’ In The Rain.”  If cast, your first read through/costume measurement rehearsal is Mon. May 15th 6:00-9:00pm at GREAT Studios, 919 St. Germain (Third Floor.)  Please bring binder for script/music and fill out your cast registration prior to the first rehearsal. 


Kyle Seamans: Don Lockwood

Brad Hoelscher:Cosmo Brown      

Megan Seamans: Kathy Selden

Abby Schnobrich: Lina Lamont

Barb Schoenleben: Dora Bailey, Company

Megan Hollenhorst: Zelda Zanders, Lady-In-Waiting, Dance Ensemble

Jessica Fahey: Olga Mara, 1st Workman, Stagehand, Company

Jennifer Schroeder: Mary Margaret, 3rd Assistant Director, Company       

Jason Schommer: R.F. Simpson       

Jared Walz: Roscoe Dexter, Policeman, Company

Matthew Beckius: Villain, Sid Phillips, Company        

Chad Holien: Rod, Stagehand, Company

Nick Benner: Butler, Dance Ensemble

Jessica Scherer: 1st Assistant Director, Wardrobe Mistress, Company     

Lucille Guinta-Bates: 2nd Assistant Director, Miss Dinsmore, Company   

Nathan Hampton: Sound Engineer, Company  

Joey Siemieniak: Male Diction Teacher, Dance Ensemble

Allison Legg: Girl, Pedestrian #1, Dance Ensemble

Mckenna Prill: Fan #1,Dance Ensemble

Jamie Skeate: Fan #2, Dance Ensemble

Annah Frost: Pedestrian #2, 2nd Workman, Stagehand        

Tom Hergert: J Cumberland, Man on Screen, Stagehand, Company              

Luke Anderson: Sam, Dance Ensemble

Ross Resley: Tenor, Company

Colin Nord: Dance Ensemble


Thank you to everyone who auditioned!

 
 

Rehearsals: Cast Read Through May 15th 6:00-9:00pm then rehearsals will begin July 22 (individual singing and tap dance rehearsals will be scheduled on days actors are available prior to rehearsals beginning.) See draft of rehearsal schedule below.

Character Breakdown: We will be auditioning teens and adults for this production.
Character - Age - Vocal Range - Description – Dance!

MEN:

  • Don Lockwood 28-40 G to F# --Famous movie star, romantic lead, charismatic and charming, tap dancer, strong singer.
  • Cosmo Brown 28-40 C to G --Don’s best friend, high energy comedic sidekick, tap dancer, acrobatic skills and/or ability to play piano would be a plus. 
  • R.F. Simpson 40+ No singing.-- Big time studio executive and producer with Monumental Pictures. No dancing.
  • Rosco Dexter 30+ No singing.-- Director of Lockwood and Lamont pictures, high strung No dancing.
  • Rod 30+ No singing. Public Relations man for Monumental Pictures, may also be in ensemble. No dancing if not in ensemble.
  • Featured Tenor Soloist in Beautiful Girl, also in ensemble. Dancing yes.
  • Male Ensemble Age: 18-50 Various vocal ranges. Various speaking roles, most will also dance and sing.


WOMEN:

  • Kathy Selden 20-30 G to Eb --Classic ingénue, Don’s love interest, sweet but spunky, tap dancer, strong singer.
  • Lina Lamont 28-40-- Don’s leading lady onscreen (but not off), air headed starlet with a big ego, nasal irritating voice. Minimal dancing.
  • Zelda Zanders 25-35 Any vocal range. --Actress, Lina’s friend, on her ninth husband, also in ensemble for dancing and singing.
  • Dora Bailey 35-50 No singing. --Red carpet commentator, gossipy society reporter. No dancing. 
  • Miss Dinsmore 35-55 No singing. --Lina’s exasperated diction coach No dancing.
  • Female Ensemble 18-50 --Various singing and dancing roles, including featured dancer in Broadway Melody. Most will dance and sing.

Rehearsal Schedule Draft: Not every actor will be called to every rehearsal.

REHEARSALS:

Mon. May 15th 6:00-9:00pm
Read Through, Cast Meeting & Costume Measurements, provide “MTI rehearse score” for each actor’s songs

May 16-July 21- Individual singing rehearsals with each actor & Tap Dance Basics/Refresh

Saturday July 22
12-1 Warm Up
2-5  Singin’ in the Rain Act 2 (Full Cast)
5-9 Singin’ in the Rain Act 2 (Full Cast) 

Sunday July 23
12-1 Review
2-5 Broadway Ballet (Ensemble, Kathy, Don, Lina)
5-9 Broadway Ballet (Ensemble, Kathy, Don, Lina) 

Monday July 24
5-6 Warm Up (Full Cast)
6-10 Review (Full Cast) 

Tuesday July 25
5-6 Review
6-10 Moses Supposes – 4 hours (Cosmo, Don, Male Dance Ensemble)

Wednesday July 26
5-6 Review
6-10 You Were Meant For Me (6 select dancers + Don and Kathy)
BLOCK SCENES 6:00-10:00pm
Act 2 Scene 2
Act 2 Scene 3
Act 2 Scene 4
Act 2 Scene 5 

Thursday July 27
5-6 Review
6-8 Singin’ In The Rain 1 (Don + Ensemble + Dance Assistant)
8-10 Beautiful Girls (Female Ensemble + Production Tenor_

       Don Review w/ Dance Assistant
BLOCK: 6:00-10:00pm
Act 1 Scene 4
Act 1 Scene 12
Act 2 Scene 1 

Friday July 28
5-10 Review w/ Dance Assistant 

Tuesday August 1
5-6 Review
6-10 Good Morning (Don, Kathy, Cosmo)
Ensemble Review w/ Dance Assistant

Wednesday August 2
5-6 Review
6-8 Fit as a Fiddle
8-10 All I Do (Kathy + Female Ensemble)
Don/Cosmo Review w/ Dance Assistant
BLOCK: 6:00-10:00pm
Act 1 Scene 2
Act 1 Scene 3
Act 1 Scene 6 

Thursday August 3
5-6 Warm Up
6-10 Review

Monday, August 7th  6:00-10:00pm
BLOCK:
Act 1 Scene 1
Act 1 Scene 5
Act 1 Scene 7
Act 1 Scene 11
MUSIC: ENSEMBLE

Tuesday, August 8th  6:00-10:00pm
Act 1 Scene 8
Act 1 Scene 9
Act 1 Scene 10
Act 1 Scene 13
MUSIC: ENSEMBLE

Wednesday, August 9th 6:00-10:00pm
MUSIC- LEADS
DANCE- Review

Thursday, August 10th 6:00-10:00pm
MUSIC- ALL
DANCE- Review

Monday, August 14th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW

Tuesday, August 15th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW

Wednesday, August 16th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW

Thursday, August 17th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW

Monday, August 21st 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW

Tuesday, August 22nd 6:00-10:00pm
MUSIC & DANCE

Wednesday, August 23rd 6:00-10:00pm
MUSIC & DANCE

Thursday, August 24th 6:00-10:00pm
MUSIC & DANCE

Monday, August 28th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW @ Paramount

Tuesday, August 29th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW @ Paramount

Wednesday, August 30th 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW @ Paramount

Thursday, August 31st 6:00-10:00pm
RUN SHOW @ Paramount

Friday, September 1st 6:00-10:00pm
DRY TECH @ Paramount

Saturday, September 2nd 10am-5:00pm
TBD

Monday, September 4th Noon-5:00pm
First TECH

Tuesday, September 5th 5:00-10:00pm
Second TECH

Wednesday, September 6th 5:00-10:00pm
Third TECH

Thursday, September 7th 5:00-10:00pm
Fourth & Final Tech

Friday, September 8th 7:30pm
OPENING NIGHT

 

If interested in an ADULT beginner/refresher tap class please complete the form below. 
This class is open to adults interested in auditioning as well as those who are just looking for an intro tap class for fun.  The choreography routine for auditions will not be taught at this class.  Space is limited and you must sign up below. Contact Jamie@GreatTheatre.org with questions.