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Knoxville Children’s Theatre (KCT) will hold auditions on Saturday, June 22 for the upcoming stage production of “The Ballad of Robin Hood,” written by KCT Founder Zack Allen.
The audition will take place from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at KCT at 109 E. Churchwell Avenue.
The audition will take place:
Saturday, June 22
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Knoxville Children’s Theatre
109 E. Churchwell Avenue.
The heir to the throne, Richard the Lionhearted is abroad, and forces led by The Sherriff of Nottingham seek to crown a usurper, the wicked Prince John instead! But the rightful Earl of Huntingdon, Robert Fitzooth of Locksley, also known as Robin Hood, joins with other stouthearted men and women of England to fight for the true king no matter what befalls! “The Ballad of Robin Hood” is based on one of the most famous adventure stories of all time and features many favorite characters including Friar Tuck, Little John, Maid Marion and more!
Auditions are by appointment only. Auditionees may choose from the following appointment times: 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 12:30 PM, and 1:00 PM. Six auditionees will be seen at each appointment time; a maximum of 42 auditionees will be seen.
There are at least 12 available roles, including excellent roles for both boys and girls. The minimum age to audition is 10 years old, and the maximum age is 18.
There are at least three roles for actors making their KCT debuts.
Auditionees should prepare a SHORT (one-minute) monologue from a play or novel. The monologue should feature a theatrical level of volume and expression.
The play’s genre is historical drama/ adventure. Choose an appropriate monologue with large theatrical ranges, preferably from a published play. No songs or poems. Monologues will be evaluated on volume, clearness of diction, depth of emotional expression, and comic timing or dramatic depth of emotion. Ability of physical transformation is a major plus.
Auditonees should bring their calendars. All actors will be asked to list all conflicts with the rehearsal schedule. The director will make every attempt to work around conflicts, whenever possible.
Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, June 30 and continue through Thursday, August 15. Rehearsals are generally held on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Actors should expect to attend most rehearsals. Orientation on June 30 and tech rehearsals on August 8, 11, 12, 14, 15 are mandatory.
Actors must also be available for all 14 regular performances: August 16 through September 1, Thursdays through Sundays.
Find some helpful tips at AUDITION TIPS
To make an audition appointment: visit REGISTER FOR AN AUDITION
Website submissions only for audition appointments.
No calls for appointments, please. Due to time restrictions, auditionees without an appointment will not be seen.