You must be between the ages of 12 and 23 to be a member of PQPC. This is the only requirement.
Where and when are actor auditions? WHEN:
*Actor auditions completed. See below for pit auditions or contact us about stage crew*
*NOTE* If needed call backs will happen after the last audition time on Saturday.
Calls will be made Sunday the 26th
What roles are available? There are named characters and ensemble members! For this show many of the named characters can be casted as either gender (ex: It's likely that James could be played by a female actress because of the higher vocal range required to sing his songs). Named Characters:
Quince is looking for dedicated young people who work hard and strive to achieve goals. Being in a production like ours is a very goal-oriented project. It involves teamwork, communication, and challenges. Members of our company work together to create theatre, and in doing so we become a family.
Actors, singers, dancers, stage hands, painters, carpenters, hair/makeup/costume crew, spotlight operators are different roles a member of Quince can fill.
Who should come to auditions?
Anyone interested in being part of the cast. If you are auditioning for the cast you will do singing, dancing, and readings. If you are interested in being on any of the crews, you will meet with some of the production staff and exchange contact information and discuss availability.
Can I audition for pit orchestra? Of Course you can!
Where: Manitowoc Lutheran High School's Band Room 4045 Lancer Circle When: June 1, 2019 from 10-4 and June 2, 2019 from 1-6
What should I bring to auditions?
Your schedule/calendar for the summer or a list of schedule conflicts.
5 dollars to become a member. (If you participate in the production you need to be a member. Crew should pay dues at auditions. Becoming a member does not guarantee casting. Cast and pit can pay dues at the first rehearsal.)
(For pit) Please bring a prepared piece and this form.
What should I wear to auditions?
Those auditioning for the cast should wear comfortable clothing in which you can move freely and dance.
Wear shoes for dancing. (no flip flops/sandals/boots/bare feet)
If wearing a skirt, please make sure to wear shorts/spandex/etc. underneath.
What will happen at auditions?
Arrive 10-15 minutes early to fill out your audition form, stretch, and get accustomed to the space.
Everyone will learn and perform a short dance sequence from the show.
There will be a brief break while the directors discuss.
Immediately following there will be callbacks.
During callbacks there will be additional readings/ singing. You will be given a short time to look over lines and briefly rehearse with scene partners.
What happens if I don’t get a callback?
Not getting a callback does not mean you will not receive a role. Likewise, getting a callback does not guarantee a role. If you do not receive a callback, you will be free to go after checking in with the directors.
Where will rehearsals take place? St. Francis of Assisi Middle School 2109 Marshall St, Manitowoc, WI 54220
What time will rehearsals be? Rehearsals are from 6pm to 9pm Monday through Thursday with small groups from 2-4pm on Saturdays. Please be ready to start rehearsals at 6pm. During the week leading up to the performances, rehearsals will go until 10pm.