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Coming This Summer: SISTER ACT- The Musical

bannerCASTING CALL FOR SGTG’S “SISTER ACT”

St. Gregory Theatre Group will host another round of auditions for it’s Summer Production of SISTER ACT-The Musical.  We are seeking the role of Deloris, male featured roles, Mother Superior.  Please see character Breakdown below. 

Saturday June 2nd  @ 1PM.

St. Gregory’s Oak Room 242-20 88th Ave (Entrance on 88th Rd) Bellerose, NY

Tuesday June 5th  ( by appointment , please call 718-989-2451 or email sgtgproductions@gmail.com to schedule appointment)

St. Gregory Convent Basement  8819 Cross Island Parkway Bellerose NY 11426

Any Questions:

Contact: SGTG at

718.989.2451

sgtgproductions @gmail.com

 

Performance Dates:

August 9 – 19th

Thursday August 9 – 11th  @ 8PM, August 12th @ 2PM

Wednesday August 15 – 18th @ 8PM, August 19th @ 2PM

Audition Requirements:  What to prepare for the Sister Act auditions:

Dance Audition

Everyone will learn about a 1 minute dance (Except those auditioning for Mother Superior or Eddie)

Not all parts will need to exhibit great dancing skills, but we’d like to see if you can move – and how you can sell it, even if you don’t do the steps correctly!!

What to Wear:

NO JEANS PLEASE

Ladies: – Character shoes, Jazz shoes, or Sneakers . Comfortable clothing that doesn’t restrict your movement such as gym shorts, sweats, leggings, yoga pants etc. Remember to have fun and smile! we not looking for perfection. We are looking for someone who is having fun and is trying their best!

Men: – Jazz shoes or Sneakers. Comfortable clothing that doesn’t restrict your movement such as gym shorts, sweats, etc. Remember to have fun and smile! we not looking for perfection. We are looking for someone who is having fun and is trying their best!

Acting Auditions:

EVERYONE Male & Female Leads and Ensemble – Prepare a 1-2 minute monologue memorized NOT read.  Can be funny or serious should showcase your acting talents.  Does not have to be from a play or musical.

Vocal Audition:

Nuns & All Women (leads and ensemble, 2 components)

Please prepare 32 bars (about 1 minute of music) that showcases your belt.

Please prepare 32 bars (about 1 minute of music) of a church hymn that showcases the more classical side of your voice, we strongly encourage you to choose a church hymn other than Amazing Grace.

Men (leads and ensemble, 2 components)

Please prepare 32 bars (about 1 minute of music) of a song that shows off your falsetto range (it is preferred that you pick a song traditionally performed by a woman).

Please prepare 32 bars (about 1 minute of music) that best showcases your natural singing voice.

Sister Act Synopsis

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

 

Character Descriptions:  

Mother Superior – Female – Lead
Vocal Range – Mezzo-Soprano. Mother Superior is the head of the convent, sarcastic and a bit stiff. Extremely protective about keeping her sisters away from the outside world, which puts her in direct opposition to Deloris and her musical teachings.

Deloris Van Cartier – Female – Lead
Vocal Range – Alto/mezzo (vocal range E3 – F5)
African – American , aspiring performer trying to find both fame and a place in the world. After being forced to hide in a convent, and initially refusing to embrace her new lifestyle, she learns to embrace it after working with the choir. Loud mouthed, and sassy, but ultimately caring.

Monsignor O’Hara – Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Baritone
Must appear between 40 -60. The Monsignor will try anything to raise money to save the convent. Constantly concerned with financial matters, though soul music surprisingly puts him in a different mood.

Curtis Jackson – Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Baritone
Must appear between 30-40. Curtis Jackson is a slime ball club owner and gangster and Deloris’s boyfriend. Cocky and controlling, always on the verge of violence.

Eddie Souther – Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Tenor
Must appear between 25-35. The desk chief at the Philadelphia police station and a high school classmate of Deloris who helps get her into hiding. Faces a lot of nerves when under pressure, causing him to sweat profusely. He still yearns for Deloris after all these years, and dreams of being her hero.

Tj – Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Tenor
Must appear between 16-30. Tj is one of gangster Curtis Jackson’s’ cronies, also his nephew. Deft and cognizant of the fact, constantly in a state of ignorant bliss.

Joey – Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Tenor
Must appear between 30-40. Joey is one of gangster Curtis Jackson’s’ cronies. He thinks very highly of himself. Believes himself to be quite the ladies’ man.

Pablo – Spanish Speaking Male – Supporting
Vocal Range – Tenor
Must appear between 25-40. Pablo is one of gangster Curtis Jackson’s’ cronies. A natural follower, constantly speaks in Spanish.

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Meet Our Audrey

Meet Deanna:Audrey

Deanna is playing the role of Audrey in SGTG’s production of the Little Shop of Horrors. She joined the SGTG family back in 2007 as a street kid in My Fair Lady & she’s been here ever since along with her parents. You can often find her sharing the stage with her talented mom, Debra but this summer you can see her mom’s talents in the costumes on the stage! You also have the chance to see her dad’s incredible art work on the stage in the Oak Room! She is a Theatre/Accounting double major at Muhlenberg College & an alumni of Molloy High School where she shined with the Stanner Players. Her favorite musical is Rock of Ages & she can make a four leaf clover with her tongue. You have 10 chances to see her this August as Audrey in the Little Shop of Horrors at St. Gregory’s Theatre Group in Bellerose! You won’t want to miss this! Aug 4 at 8p, Aug 5 at 8p, Aug 6 at 2p & 8p, Aug 7 at 2p, Aug 10 at 8p, Aug 11 at 8p, Aug 12 at 8p, Aug 13 at 8p, & Aug 14 at 2p. Tickets available now at 718.989.2451, tickets@sgtg.org, or after mass on Sundays in the gathering space.

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