AUDITION NOTICE FOR THE 2018 SUMMER SEASON

Rainbow Stage is now accepting electronic submissions from all
singers, dancers and actors of all ethnicities, religions, ages, sizes, shapes, and orientations for our 2018 Season production of:

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Music by: Alan Menken

Lyrics by: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice

Book by: Linda Woolverton

Directed by: Rob Herriot

Music Directed by: Paul DeGurse

Choreographed by: Sam Manchulenko

Submission Deadline: 9:00 am, February 5th, 2018

CAEA and Non-CAEA artists may apply. While we thank you for your interest in our 2018 Season, only artists selected for an audition will be contacted with an appointment. CAEA members will be seen first at all audition calls. All adults cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members please indicate your membership on your resume and bring your card to the audition

Artists who participated in our August 2017 general auditions need not re-apply. Selected artists from our 2017 General auditions will be notified via email by February 5th, 2018.

Children may apply for the role of ‘Chip’ or Chorus. Children must be 15 years old or younger as of Sept. 1, 2018 and are required to fill out and send in an application form, along with a current headshot.

In an effort to reduce paper consumption during the submissions process, Rainbow Stage is only accepting electronic submissions. All hard copy materials will be recycled without review.

Please send the role(s) you would like to be considered for, as well as your headshot and resume to:

Jeffrey Kohut, Production Administrator, Rainbow Stage submissions@rainbowstage.ca Subject Line: Submission – Beauty Beast – Your Name

Location: (Winnipeg only), Korol Studio, Pantages Theatre, 180 Market
Dates and Times: Adults: Feb 18: 1-5pm, Feb 19: 10am-6pm, Feb 21: 12-8pm
Children: Feb 24: 1-6pm DanceCalls/Callbacks (all): Feb 25, 10am-7pm
Materials: Script & Score available to read M-F, 9-5 at 200-180 Market Ave Songs/Sides to be posted at www.rainbowstage.ca by Feb 2, 2018
Rehearsals: July 23 – Aug 16, 2018
Previews: August 14 & 15, 2018
Opening: Aug 16, 2018
Closing: Aug 31, 2018
Holdover: TBC

CASTING BREAKDOWN

Rainbow Stage is committed to promote equal engagement opportunities by inclusive casting of artists who self-identify as diverse in roles where ethnicity, gender, age, the presence or absence of a disability, or any other ground of discrimination prohibited by law, is not prescribed.

BELLE – A vibrant, intelligent girl who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life. Gender: Female Age: 20 to 25 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3

BEAST – A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 40 Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: A2

GASTON – The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 40 Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: A2

MAURICE – Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world. Gender: Male Age: 55 to 65 Vocal range top: Db4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2

COGSWORTH – A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough. Gender: Male Age: 40 to 55 Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: A2

MRS. POTTS – A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful. Gender: Female Age: 45 to 55 Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: F#3

LUMIERE – A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 45 Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: F#2

CHIP – An enchanted teacup and Mrs. Potts’ darling little boy. He is innocent, playful, bright-eyed. Gender: Male/Female Age: 7 to 10 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

BABETTE – A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere’s affections. She is the playful, seductive French maid. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: C4

MADAME DE LA GRANDE BOUCHE – A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality. Gender: Female Age: 40 to 55 Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: C#4

LEFOU – Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic. Gender: Male Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: B2

MONSIEUR D’ARQUE – The scheming proprietor of the local asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 55 Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D3

ENSEMBLE – Wolves; Enchanted Objects; Townspeople