AUDITIONSDecember 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2019. You may request your preferred time-slot. Audition spots will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.
To audition you must be at least 14 years old (as of January 1st, 2020).
Please bring a recent photograph of yourself, that you can leave with us, to your audition. This photograph will not be returned.
Please also bring information regarding any conflicts you may have with the rehearsal schedule outlined below.
VIDEO AUDITIONSIf you are unable to be physically present at any of the audition dates we will accept an audition submitted through video. To submit a video audition select "video audition" in the time slot drop down menu. Audition forms will then be sent to you for you to complete. The video and forms are to be submitted no later than Wednesday, December 4th, 2019.
CALLBACKSCallbacks are by invitation. They will be held on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 from 7pm to 10pm.
WHEREAuditions will be held at Lakeside Church (7654 Conservation Rd, Guelph)
Callbacks will also be held at Lakeside Church (7654 Conservation Rd, Guelph) Map.
PREPARATIONActors are required to bring a non-returnable photo. Please arrive fifteen minutes early to fill out an Audition Form
Please be prepared to stay approximately one hour.
Auditioners should prepare one accompanied song of their choice to reflect their voice type. Ideally, we would like to suggest that you choose a piece that suits the musical style of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, however, your song should highlight your abilities and strengths. Remember, it is your audition and you want to showcase yourself!
Please do not use a song from I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
We will have the ability to play recorded accompaniment through a CD player, MP3 player, iPhone or iPod. A piano will be available, if you have your own accompanist. There are plenty of instrumental tracks available on YouTube and iTunes.
REHEARSALSRehearsals will be held on Tuesdays: 6:45-10:00pm, and Sundays 1:45-5:00pm and 6:30-9:30pm
Rehearsals start on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020.
AVAILABILITYWhile we understand that people may have prior commitments and there are unforeseen circumstances surrounding one's availability, it is imperative that cast members attend all rehearsals that they are called for.
Please bring your calendar to your audition as you will be required to fill out a form stating your availability. This will be taken into consideration when making casting decisions.
PERFORMANCESThere will be 5 performances: Evenings on April 23rd, 24th, 25th, and afternoons on April 25th and 26th, 2020.
If ticket sales exceed expectations, an additional show may be added to the evening of April 26th, 2020.
All performances will take place at the River Run Centre. All cast must be available for all performances and the week preceding performances during the evenings and weekends.
EXPENSESYou don't need to be a member to audition, but membership of RCMPI is required to take part in the show. Individual membership is currently $25.00 per year, $10 for youth aged 15 or under.
There will be a participation fee of $50.00 for cast members of this production. The participation fee is set by the Board of RCMPI and is used towards show and cast-related expenses.
VOLUNTEERINGRCMPI is a community, volunteer organization. Cast members are expected to volunteer at least 5 hours outside of rehearsals to assist with painting, set building, sewing, publicity, etc. to make the show a successful and rewarding experience for everyone.
CONTACT INFORMATIONThe online form for requesting an audition time will be available until December 4th, 2019. (or until audition spots are filled). If you have any questions about this process please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
RCMPI is a volunteer organization. If you would like to participate in a different role please contact us through our feedback form.
In the original production, all characters were played by a cast of four, 2 men and 2 women. However, each scene in the revue introduces new characters who are not seen again, and therefore it can be cast with virtually as many actors as desired. We’re looking at a cast size of 20-25.