Audition at HART

Do you want to audition for a show? Check this page for information about upcoming auditions. The details of each audition can be slightly different, so read the details of each audition notice to ensure you arrive prepared.

Upcoming Auditions

Disney's Aladdin Jr.

HART Theatre is holding auditions for the musical Disney’s Aladdin Jr. This is a shortened version of Aladdin adapted for younger performers.

It is being directed by Donald Cleland
Musical Director is Kathleen Lacock
Choreographer is Amy Nelson

Auditions will be held August 4th & 6th, 6:30 pm. You only need to attend one of the dates.

Location: Hillsboro Pythian Building, 147 SE 2nd Ave, Hillsboro.

Callbacks will be either August 8th or 11th, 6:30 pm. at directors’ discretion.

Auditions are open to youth in grades 3 to age 18.

The speaking roles are:
Aladdin
Bakak
Omar
Kassim
Genie
Iago
Isir
Manal
Rajah
Jafar
Jasmine
Sultan
Agrabahns

There is also a very active ensemble.

All parts are nonpaying.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script after a little rehearsal.

Vocal auditions – No need to prepare a song for the auditions.

Dance auditions – Be prepared to move, demonstrate flexibility, learn and perform a short dance combination.

Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers.

It is encouraged to bring a headshot and resume, but not required, however we do ask you to bring a photo of the actor. It does not need to be a professional headshot.

If it’s a warm night, please bring water.

Rehearsals will begin September 3 with a mandatory parent/crew/cast meeting. We’ll rehearse Mondays through Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. There will also be some rehearsals on Saturdays which will replace many of the Mondays.

The production opens November 2 and runs for three weekends. Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees.

All are encouraged to audition regardless of experience.

If you have any question please contact the director at donaldcle@gmail.com.

Little Women the Broadway Musical

HART Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for Little Women The Musical. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, adapted by Allan Knee and featuring a score by Jason Howland and Mindi Dickstein,

Directed by Chris Byrne
Musical Direction by Lindsey Lefler
Choreography by Kate Jahnson

The March sisters come to life in this Broadway musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic and well-loved novel, Little Women. Coming of age during the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy unite to face the challenges and joys that lie before them. This classic study of love, grief, loyalty, and finding purpose has no equal. There is no better time than now to visit this family striving for happiness in an uncertain world.

Auditions: 
Sunday, August 18th: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Monday, August 19th: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday, August 21st: 6:30pm - 9:00pm (Callback by invitation only)

• Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script. 
• Please prepare 32 bars or 1 minute of a song in a similar style of the show. There will be a pianist provided so please be prepared with sheet music or accompaniment on a mobile device (we will have a speaker available)
• Please arrive at least ten minutes prior to the start of auditions to fill out paperwork. 
• Photos and resumes are welcome but not necessary. 
• Bring a complete list of conflict dates.


Rehearsals will begin September 9, 2019

Performances: 
Friday, December 6 
Saturday, December 7
Sunday, December 8 (matinee)
Friday, December 13 
Saturday, December 14 
Sunday, December 15 (matinee)
Friday, December 20 
Saturday, December 21 
Sunday, December 22 (matinee)

Roles:

Jo March
our story's protagonist and the second-oldest March sister, Jo wants to be a writer; based on Louisa May Alcott herself, a passionate young woman; has a temper and a quick tongue, although she works hard to control both; she reacts with impatience to the many limitations placed on women and girls; she hates romance in her real life, and wants nothing more than to hold her family together, moderate dancing, strong singer, driving presence of the show.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 18 to 23
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Marmee March
the strong mother; the moral role model for her girls; she councels them through all of their problems and works hard but happily while her husband is at war; she is the backbone of the March family; strong singer; also plays The Hag in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 45 to 55
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Beth March
the second youngest sister; she is a peacemaker, and always sees the good in everyone; very quiet and very virtuous, and she does nothing but try to please others; she adores music and plays the piano very well; moderate dancing, strong singer, able to hold harmonies; also plays Rodrigo II in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 17 to 21
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Meg March
the oldest March sister; she yearns for a great life; responsible and kind, Meg mothers her younger sisters; she has a small weakness for luxury and leisure, but the greater part of her is gentle, loving, and morally vigorous; she marries John Brooke; moderate dancing, strong singer, able to hold harmonies; also plays Clarissa in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 21 to 25
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: A#3

Amy March
the youngest sister, with a rather pompous manner, and via that, she rides into society; an artist who adores visual beauty and has a weakness for pretty possessions; she is given to pouting, fits of temper, and vanity; but she does attempt to improve herself; she marries Laurie; strong singer, able to hold harmonies; also plays The Troll in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 14 to 18
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: -1

Professor Bhaer
a German professor who is quite proper; he is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house; he then falls in love with Jo; strong singer; high baritone.
Gender: Male
Age: Can play 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Laurie Laurence
the boy-next-door who is the same age as Jo; becomes like a son and brother to the Marches; charming, clever, and has a good heart; he befriends Jo but is rejected when he proposes; he later bonds with Amy; strong singer, tenor; also plays Rodrigo in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Male
Age: Can play 18 to 23
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Mr. John Brooke
Laurie’s tutor, a rather stiff man, but capable of showing emotion; poor but virtuous; he marries Meg; strong singer, must be able to hold harmonies, baritone; also plays Braxton in the Operatic Tragedy.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

Aunt March
a formidable, overbearing matron and the great-aunt of the March sisters; she is very rich and cares greatly about society; although crotchety and difficult, Aunt March loves her nieces and wants the best for them; also plays Mrs. Kirk, the matron of a boarding house in New York City.
Gender: Female
Age: Can play 50+
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Mr. Laurence
Laurie’s grandfather and the Marches’ next-door neighbor; he is a stiff and stern elderly man, but he eventually shows his softer side; also plays The Knight in the Operatic Tragedy
Gender: Male
Age: can play 50+
Vocal range: baritone.