Audition

 

Current Auditions
AUDITION DATES ANNOUNCED FOR  Amazing Grace.

Please join us! WCP/BHCT is a nonprofit community (amateur) theatre and neither prior experience nor membership is required to audition. WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Black Hawk Children’s Theatre is casting

Amazing Grace

a play by Shay Youngblood

From the book by Mary Hoffman

 

Audition Dates: Sunday, February 19 at 1:00

Wednesday, February 22 at 6:00 pm

 

Production Dates: April 28-May 6, 2017




 

Cast of Characters

GRACE: (9-11 year-old girl; African-American) Grace is a creative, imaginative, happy-go-lucky, confident girl. She knows what she wants and takes the risk to go and get it.

NANA: (Adult female; African-American) Grace’s grandmother from Trinidad who teaches Grace the value of her imagination through stories.

MA: (Adult female; African-American) Grace’s mother who wants Grace to be independent and responsible. She would like Grace to grow up to be a doctor or lawyer.

ROSALIE: (16-25; African-American) A ballet dancer and daughter of Nana’s friend who helps Grace understand that she can achieve her dreams.

JIN: (9-11 year-old girl) Grace’s friend who allows herself to dive wholeheartedly into Grace’s stories.

FIONA: (9-11 year-old girl) Grace’s friend who is more hesitant than Jin but still enjoys playing in her stories.

IMANI: (9-11 year-old girl; African American) A new girl in the neighborhood who lived in Africa and who generously shares the family’s bounty with her new friends.

NATALIE: (9-11 year-old girl) Grace’s classmate. Natalie doesn’t think Grace can be Peter Pan.

LILA: (9-11 year-old girl) Lila is another classmate who encourages Grace to be who and what she wants.

FELIX: (9-11 year-old boy) Felix is Grace’s friend who enjoys playing roles in her stories..

SEAN: (9-11 year-old boy) Grace’s friend who isn’t always sure about Grace’s plays and stories but eventually allows himself to play along.

KOFI: (9-11 year-old boy; African-American) Grace’s friend who gets caught up in her plays and stories.

RAJ: (9-11 year-old boy) Grace’s classmate who thinks Grace cannot play Peter Pan.

 

Synopsis:

Grace loves the stories Nana, her grandmother, tells her. She also loves to recreate those stories and bringing them to life with her friends in school and the neighborhood. When a couple of her classmates tell her she cannot play Peter Pan in a school production, Grace finds strength, support, and encouragement within herself and her community to try to be anything she wants.

 

Additional Details:

We look forward to welcoming a diverse cast for this production. All are welcome to join us regardless of previous experience or membership.

Auditions will be held in the WCP/BHCT Walker Building at 224 Commercial Street in Waterloo. Interested individuals need only attend one audition session. Neither experience nor membership is required to audition.

 

WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


Scripts will be available for a week-long perusal with a $10 deposit. Please stop by the WCP/BHCT Walker Building during normal business hours (Tuesday-Friday; 8:00am - 6:00pm ) to pick up a script.

 UPCOMING AUDITIONS - DATES ARE TENTATIVE - PLEASE CONFIRM CLOSER TO THE DATE

Auditions will be held in the WCP/BHCT Walker Building at 224 Commercial Street in Waterloo. Interested individuals need only attend one audition session. Neither experience nor membership is required to audition.  WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Scripts will be available for a week-long perusal with a $10 deposit. Please stop by the WCP/BHCT Walker Building during normal business hours (Tuesday-Friday, 8am-6pm) to pick up a script.

 

 

 

SPAMALOT
Sunday, March 19 at 6 pm; Saturday, March 25 at 2 pm   (note this is an earlier date than those posted before)
 

Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
Tentative Audition Dates (call to verify in mid- March) April 12 & 15
 

Further Notes:

Auditions will be held in the WCP/BHCT Walker Building at 224 Commercial Street in Waterloo. Neither experience nor membership is required to audition. WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

WCP/BHCT is committed to a policy of open auditions. Our success depends on the full participation of talented people, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Scripts will be available for a week-long perusal with a $10 fully refundable deposit. Please stop by the WCP/BHCT Walker Building during normal business hours (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm) to pick up a script.  Questions? Call 319-235-0367.