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Auditions!

​The Friends of the Elgin Opera House with the BMCC Music and Theater Department are pleased to announce auditions for their upcoming production of
Little Women

We are looking for actors who are willing and ready to enthusiastically commit to a rigorous and challenging rehearsal schedule. The rehearsal schedule for this production will be demanding and will upset your regular life routine.  Actors will be challenged physically and vocally through the rehearsal run.  We have assembled an artistic team that will demand the very best work from each of the actors who are cast in this production. Please audition ONLY if you are willing to work hard and commit to the required practice and time needed to create an excellent performance.

AUDITION DATES AND TIME

*Thursday, December 9th at 6 pm

AUDITION LOCATION

Music Room - Mc Crae Activitiy Center BMCC Campus


Callbacks will be posted at a later date as needed.

We are requesting actors that are ages

*16 and older
 

Performance dates are set for

February 24, 25, March 3, 4 - 7:30 PM
February 26, March 5 - 12:30 & 4:30 PM

We may have 1 school day performance(s) that will require you to miss a day of school or work.
 

Little Women will be performed at the Bob Clapp Theater on the BMCC campus.

 

Rehearsal will begin in

*early January 

This show will be directed by Caitlin Marshall
Music direction by Dr. Magaret Mayer
Stage Manager: Anna Curry

Artistic Director: Terry Hale
 

For Additional Information text stage manager Anna Curry 541-571-3792

or email annacurry114@gmail.com

 

All auditioners should be prepared to:

Sing the cuts provided below. There are two links, one for the men and one for the women. Please be prepared to perform the measures posted. Accompaniment will be provided. 

 

Sheet Music Cuts: 

Men's Music Audition - Little Women
Women's Music Audition - Little Women

 

Please fill out this audition form before you come to auditions - Click here

We are auditioning for the following roles:

Jo March

Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 23

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: E3
 

Professor Bhaer

German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: G2
 

Amy March

The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Can double as Troll.

Gender: Female

Age: 14 to 18

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: -1
 

Meg March

The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Can double as Clarissa.

Gender: Female

Age: 21 to 25

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: A#3
 

Beth March

The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Can double as Rodrigo II.

Gender: Female

Age: 17 to 21

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: A3
 

Marmee March

The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Can double as Hag.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 55

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: Eb3
 

Mr. Laurence

Laurie Laurence

The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 23

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2
 

Aunt March

A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: E3
 

Mr. John Brooke

Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: C#3

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