When:
November 18, 2018 – November 19, 2018 all-day
2018-11-18T00:00:00+11:00
2018-11-20T00:00:00+11:00
Kinky Boots

    AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CAST AND CREW IN KINKY BOOTS REQUIRE A WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK
  • Please register for auditions online (cloc.org.au) and then you will be contacted to organize a time for your audition. Please upload a current photograph of yourself and a performance resumé (if you have one) when completing your audition form online.
  • Prepare two contemporary musical theatre songs that show your range, type and vocal stamina. Pieces should also display performance and acting ability. You may be asked to sing one or two songs.
  • Bring sheet music in the key in which you wish to sing (no taped music or requests to transpose). Please make sure the music pages are bound or stuck together –NO LOOSE PAGES PLEASE.
  • Please wear fitted clothes for the audition (not loose fitting) so that the panel can see your body shape.
  • You may be asked to read an extract of dialogue from the show. These extracts will be available for you to look at before you go in to the auditionAll characters require a regional English accent, but this will be refined during rehearsals, so do not get too concerned and just do the best you can at the audition.
  • Arrive early enough to talk through your song with the audition pianist and look over script readings.
  • Dance: Be available for the Dance Audition on Tuesday evening, November 20. You will be notified by SMS on the evening of Monday November 19 if you are required to attend the Dance audition and at what time. At the Dance audition, please wear fitted dance clothes, bring shoes (jazz/character or heels if you have them, but these are not essential) and be warmed up ready to start.
  • Be available for Call Backs on Thursday November 22 (evening). You will be advised on Tuesday night (after the Dance auditions) if you are required for Call Backs and at what time.  You will be emailed music/dialogue to learn and will be expected to present at performance standard at the Call Backs.  If you have heels, please bring them to the Call Backs, but these are not essential (there will be a box of heeled shoes provided for you to try on and wear).  Headshots and measurement for costumes will be taken at the Call Backs.
  • Final casting will take place on Thursday night after the Call Backs, and all auditionees who have attended the Call Backs will be rung, whether successful or not. Everyone who auditions will receive either a phone call or an email sometime on Friday November 23.  Please note that casting is not absolutely final until after the Call Backs.
  • Boys: Boys’ vocal auditions will take place on Sunday morning, November 18, with their dance auditions on Tuesday November 20 from 7.30pm-8.00pm.  Boys will be advised at their vocal audition if they are required to return for the dance audition.  Boys may be required at the Call Backs.
  • Minimum age for auditionees: Adults: 18 plus at the time of auditions. Boys: 9-12 at the time of auditions.
  • Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoon (1pm-5pm), Monday and Wednesday evenings (7.30pm‑10.30pm).

 

Note following dates (2019):     

* First Rehearsal:                      Sunday February 3, 1pm (full company)

* Costume Try On:                     Sunday February 24, 9.30am-12.30pm (before rehearsal)

* Photo Shoot:                                 Sunday March 17, 9.00am-5.00pm

* Rehearsal Weekends:                 Saturday February 23 and Sunday February 24 (all day)

Saturday March 16 and Sunday March 17 (all day)

Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28 (all day)

Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5 (all day)

* Costume Call #1:                         Sunday April 14, 9.30am-12.30pm

* Costume Call #2:                         Monday May 6, 7.30pm-10.30pm

* Sitzprobe with orchestra:       Thursday May 9, 7.30pm-10.30pm

* Bump-In:                                        Sunday May 12 (all day)

* Bump-Out:                                     Saturday June 1 (immediately following the final performance)

Performance Dates (2019):  Venue – National Theatre, cnr Barkly and Carlisle Sts, St Kilda

  • Sun May 12 Bump In                                     Wed May 22            Show 8pm
  • Mon May 13 Tech run/cast/crew/piano Thurs May 23          Show 8pm
  • Tues May 14 Full Dress/Orchestra           Fri May 24               Show 8pm
  • Wed May 15 Full Dress/Orchestra            Sat May 25               Show 8pm
  • Thurs May 16 Full Dress/Orchestra         Sun May 26              Show 2pm (Matinee)           
  • Fri May 17 Show 8pm (Opening)               Wed May 29            Show 8pm
  • Sat May 18 Show 8pm                                 Thurs May 30          Show 8pm     
  • Sun May 19 Show 2pm (Matinee)             Fri May 31               Show 8pm     
  •  Sat June 1                 Show 8pm (then Bump Out)    

          AUDITION BOOKINGS: from Friday November 2, 2018, from 9am.

          PHONE: 1300 362 547 or register online at www.cloc.org.au

  • AUDITION DATES: Vocal: Sunday/Monday November 18/19
  • Dance: Tuesday November 20 (evening)
  • Call Backs: Thursday November 22 (evening)

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