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Furey Theatre Company is excited to present Mamma Mia, 10th – 20th December 2020 at Clubbe Hall Mittagong, in a foot tapping first for the Southern Highlands. Not only is this the first performance of this ultimate feel-good musical in the Highlands, but it is the first musical produced by FTC and what an ambitious project it is! Mamma Mia has captivated over 60 million people world wide with it’s timeless hits and brilliant characters. And now, we’re in search of the perfect team to bring it to life once more!

ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit for any theatre. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!

For more information on the roles available, continue reading…

 

 

ROUND 2 AUDITIONS: ENSEMBLE & MALE PRINCIPAL ROLES

AUDITION INFORMATION
Round 2 Auditions: Ensemble & Male Principal Roles for Mamma Mia will take place at The Highland School of Performing Arts (THSPA) on Sat 18 July & Sun 19 July, with Callbacks on Sun 26 July.

PLEASE NOTE – ALL AUDITIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED WITH NSW COVID GUIDELINES IN MIND. SANITIZERS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED AT ALL TIMES :

Ensemble auditions –

What are we looking for ? Dancers, gymnasts, acrobats and of course, singers. If you can move, if you can sing and you love ABBA, then we’d love to see you. Ensemble auditions will take place from 2.30pm – 5pm on both Sat 18th July and Sun 19th July, with a limit of 20 people per day ( as per Covid guidelines ). More audition slots will be opened up if required. Callbacks will be on Sun 26th July from 1-5pm.

The audition will consist of the following :-

– a dance call ( you will be taught a routine by our choreographer )

– the best 32 bars of a song that you feel most comfortable with, and that best demonstrates your vocal range and ability.

All Ensemble auditionees MUST be at least 16 years of age at the time of the audition.

 

Please go to https://www.trybooking.com/BKAXN to book your audition time.

 

Male auditions – These auditions will take place from 1pm – 2.30pm on both Sat 18th July and Sun 19th July.

There are five parts to the Round 2 auditions for male leads –

 

First Weekend Auditions

Singing –

We would like to hear the best 32 bars of a song ( preferably from Mamma Mia ) that you feel most comfortable with, and that best demonstrates your vocal range and ability. There will be links to the show songs attached to this document.

Acting –

You will be asked to perform a scene or scenes from the show, either individually or with other actors. The audition pieces are attached to this document. All characters will need American accents EXCEPT Harry who is English.

Second Weekend Callbacks

Those people shortlisted from the first weekend auditions will be asked to attend on Sunday 26 July from 1-5pm.

Dance –

You will be asked to participate in a group dance / movement call with our choreographer.

Acting –

More detailed scene work with the Director and our female cast.

Singing –

Working with our Musical Directors on songs from the show ( this will include harmony work and singing with our female cast. )

 

Please go to https://www.trybooking.com/BKAXN to book your audition time.

 

Cast Selection –

The audition panel will need time to consider the performances from the first and second weekends prior to deciding the final casting line up. Performers participating in the callbacks should expect to hear within 24 hours whether or not they have been successful in their auditions.

Performers may be asked to accept a role other than the one they requested. If a performer turns down an offered role, that role will be offered to the audition panel’s next choice for that role.

All unsuccessful performers from the callbacks will be informed once the casting line up has been filled.

Rehearsal times –
Rehearsals will commence the first week of September and will be on the

following days / nights –
Sundays – all day :- choreography followed by scene work. Monday evenings – scene work.
Wednesday evenings – singing.

Technical rehearsals –
Monday 7th December to Wednesday 9th December

Performance dates –
Thursday 10th December – Sunday 19th December ( 10 performances )

Before committing to Mamma Mia please check that you are available for ALL rehearsal times, even though you may not always be required for every rehearsal.

On the Furey Theatre Company website is an audition form. Please complete this, scan it, and send it, and a recent black and white photograph, via email to fureytheatreco@gmail.com. It will enable us to know who is coming to the auditions, what parts you wish to be considered for, and what availability you have for rehearsals.

CAST

SOPHIE

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
20s

ROLE
Lead

VOICE
Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

SKY

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
20s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Tenor, Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Smooth

DONNA

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Lead

VOICE
Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

TANYA

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

ROSIE

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Alto

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

SAM

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Strong

HARRY

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Tenor, Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Strong

BILL

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
40 – 50s

ROLE
Supporting

VOICE
Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Rich

LISA

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
18 – 25

ROLE
Featured

VOICE
Mezzo-Soprano

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

ALI

GENDER
Female

AGE RANGE
18 – 25

ROLE
Featured

VOICE
Mezzo-Soprano, Alto

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

EDDIE

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
20s

ROLE
Featured

VOICE
Tenor, Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Smooth

PEPPER

GENDER
Male

AGE RANGE
20s

ROLE
Featured

VOICE
Tenor, Baritone

VOCAL TECHNIQUE
Belting

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