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Auditions (Calgary): Young Sherlock Holmes – Morpheus Theatre

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Auditions (Calgary): Young Sherlock Holmes – Morpheus Theatre

By Craig Hewlett
Directed by Sean Anderson
Musical Direction by Stefanie Holick
Choreography by Daisy Pond
Performances at the Pumphouse Theatre – December 5th to 14th, 2014


Elementary, Watson!…Whitsun? What’s going on? It’s Panto! Morpheus welcomes back this popular Christmas season tradition with classic characters of pantomime and fiction as everyone’s favourite detective solves the mystery at hand – young Dick Whittington has disappeared! He was last seen wearing lipstick, fishnets and high-heeled boots? Holmes and Whitsun are on the case! Join us as we flip genders, boo the villain and rejoice in the antics of the saucy Dame, Maisie Luvaduck. A sloshingly good time will be had by all. Case closed. Oh yes, it is!

Open auditions for all roles will take place:
Saturday September 6th (12:00 to 4:00pm)
Tuesday September 9th (7:00 to 9:30pm)
Thursday September 11th (7:00 to 9:30pm)
at the Morpheus Rehearsal Centre
3512 – 5th Avenue NW
(lower level of the Parkdale Community Centre)

Callbacks will take place on Saturday September 13th from Noon to 3pm. Be prepared for a movement exercise.

Rehearsals will take place from September 21st through November 30th. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings and Sundays afternoons. Morpheus Theatre requires that auditioners come prepared to commit to the rehearsal and performance schedule.

Audition Requirements:
A prepared monologue to highlight your abilities (approximately 2 minutes long)
A prepared song to highlight your range, incorporating movement (approximately 2 minutes long, either musical theatre or pop/rock)
Please bring a CD or MP3 player as an accompanist will not be provided. Do not sing acapella.
A cold read may be requested
Please bring your resume and headshot to the audition

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