When:
June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
2018-06-08T19:00:00+10:00
2018-06-09T22:00:00+10:00
Spring Awakening

GTC is super excited and proud to announce auditions for our first ever musical by arrangement with Hal Leonard PTY LTD:

Spring Awakening
(music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater.)

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director – Tony Bird
Musical Director – Timothy Wilson
Choreographer – Lizzie Pereira

AUDITION DATES
Auditions will be held on the 8th of June from 7pm onwards and on the 9th of June from 10am-afternoon by appointment only.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Please prepare one song from the show, preferably of the character you wish to audition for (feel free to send us an email if you’re unsure which song you should choose) and one contemporary rock number from a musical. Depending on the number of auditionees please be prepared to only sing a section of your song.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN
Wendla
Innocent. With every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her and her changing body. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution. Explores her newly-found sexuality with Melchior.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Melchior
A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society’s rules. An atheist and radical student. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla and his awakening sexual urges.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Moritz
Melchior’s best friend, a troubled student. He desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. His haunting sexual dreams and academic failures eventually drive him to suicidal thoughts.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Ilse
Martha’s sister, who was also abused and has run away from home to live in an artists’ colony. She reaches out to her old friend Moritz in the last moments of his life.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Martha
A schoolgirl who faces constant physical abuse from her father. She harbors a secret crush towards Moritz.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Hanschen
A rather narcissistic schoolmate of Melchior’s. He is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to captivate Ernst. Optional Doubling as RUPERT.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Ernst
A schoolmate of Melchior’s. Naive and easily manipulated, which allows him to fall in love with Hanschen. Optional Doubling as REINHOLD.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Thea
Wendla’s best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Anna
A German schoolgirl and Martha’s best friend. Optimistic and a bit naive, she has a difficult time understanding Martha’s trials.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Georg
A clumsy schoolmate of Melchoir’s. He is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. Optional Doubling as DIETER.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Otto
A classmate of Melchior’s. He struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. Optional Doubling as ULBRECHT.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Adult Woman
Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: FRAU BERGMAN, Wendla’s mother; FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK; FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER; FRAU GABOR, Melchior’s mother; and FRAU BESSELL, Martha’s mother.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Adult Man
Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: HERR SONNENSTITCH, the boys’ teacher; HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH; HERR NEUMANN, Ilse’s father; HERR RILOW, Hanschen’s father; HERR STEIFEL, Moritz’s father; FATHER KAULBACH; DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVER; HERR GABOR, Melchior’s father; and SCHMIDT.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: D3

REHEARSAL
The first cast and crew catch up will be on the 17th of June at 7:30pm.
Rehearsals will be commencing on Sunday the 19th of July and will be every Thursday from 7-10pm and Sunday from 4-8pm. There may be the chance of adding in an extra week night closer to the shows but we will confirm that.
Rehearsal Venue Montrose or Lilydale hall
There will be a compulsory rehearsal camp held at Casa Palloti in Mulgrave. The dates will be confirmed on the first rehearsal.

SHOW DATES AND VENUE
The show will be held on from the 4th-13th of October at St Martins Youth centre in South Yarra

SHOW FEES
GTC has a mandatory cast fee of $30 and a rehearsal camp fee of $20 which is to cover you under our insurance and to help cover expenses for rehearsal camp.

HOW TO BOOK
Send us an email at [email protected] with you preferred day and we’ll reply with your time slot.

Please note we will only be accepting auditionees over the age of 18.

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