Announcing Nunsense auditions

 

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Audition Dates:       Feb. 12 & 13 @ 7:00pm – 9pm

 

                                                          Callbacks:     Feb. 17  Dance Auditions will be held – TBA

                                                          Location:    Unitarian-Universalist Church of Stamford, 20 Forest St  

                                                           Performance Dates:   April 27-29, May 4-6 & May 11-13

Auditions:

  • Prepare 16 bars of 2 contrasting songs - can be from a musical, pop/country, church hymn

  • An accompanist will be provided, so bring sheet music in your key. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes to dance in.

Character Breakdown

Sister Mary Regina (Mother Superior)

Head of the convent, respected greatly by the sisters. While strict she has a hard time keeping the craziness of the convent at bay. Keeps her guard up in front of the sisters but has an extroverted side.  Part requires some very physical humor, can be played with an Irish accent.  Gender: Female; Voice part: Mezzo/Belter; Age 40’s to 60’s

Sister Mary Hubert

She is in charge of the novices, but fancies herself a Mother Superior & is in constant competition with Mary Regina. She exudes maternal wisdom to the novices but also like to let loose. Gospel singing style a plus. Ability to tap encouraged by not required. Gender: Female; Voice part: Mezzo/Belter; Age 40’s to 60’s

Sister Robert Anne

Once child delinquent herself, this rough tough nun is jokester & constantly challenging authority. She speaks with a thick Brooklyn accent & constantly displays her lack of refinement.  Gender: Female; Voice part: Mezzo/Belter; Age 30’s to 50’s

Sister Mary Amnesia

As the name suggests, she has lost her memory & does not know who she is except that she is a nun.  She is spacey & incoherent, often slipping into displays inappropriate for a nun. Must be able to sing in classical & country styles.  Gender: Female; Voice part: Soprano/Belter; Age 30’s to 50’s

Sister Mary Leo

Leo is the novice nun, still learning the way & coming to terms with her decision to give up “civilian life”. She is a ballerina & displays her talents through much of the show. She is easily swayed to join in the mischief. Gender: Female; Voice part: Mezzo/Belter; Age 20’s to 30’s

Ensemble

Three to five jovial nuns with great personalities & singing voices.  There will be featured moments for all. Ability to learn choreography including tap a must.  Age 20’s to 50’s

 

                   

For questions please contact the Director, Deejay Lindo

deejaylindoproductions@gmail.com