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2019

    Upcoming Auditions

All auditions take place at The Sauk.


Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Child (ages 8-13) Audition Dates: April 5 at 6:30 p.m., April 6 at 2 p.m.

Adult (ages 14 and up) Auditions: April 5 at 7 p.m., April 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Callbacks: April 6 in the evening

Performance Dates: June 6-9, 13-16, 2019

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song from a musical that shows off a lot of character. Please DO NOT sing songs from the show. Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. You may audition with pre-recorded music but it may not have vocals on the track. The auditions will also consist of readings from the script. A small dance audition may also be held. Be prepared to move. Children ages 8-13 will be considered for the role of Chip. We may have a few children in the ensemble but that is not currently the plan. Adult/ensemble roles will begin at age 14. Trinity Bird will direct this production with musical direction by Kristi Gautsche. Gay Shaw is vocal coach. Michele Harmon will stage manage.


Male Roles

  • Maurice, an inventor and Belle's father
  • Gaston, a pompous and dim-witted 'ladie's man'
  • LeFou, a dim-witted lackey to Gaston
  • Cogsworth, an English major-domo of the castle who is becoming a mantle clock
  • Lumiere, a French maitre d' who is becoming a candelabra
  • The Beast, master of the castle who used to be a prince
  • Monsieur D'Arque, proprietor of the lunatic asylum
  • Large ensemble, variety of ages


Female Roles

  • Belle, a smart, plucky young woman from a provincial town
  • Babette, a maid who is becoming a feather duster
  • Mrs. Potts, a cook who is becoming a teapot
  • Madame De La Grande Bouche, an opera singer who is becoming a wardrobe
  • Large ensemble, variety of ages


Role for a Boy

  • Chip, Mrs. Pott's son, who is becoming a teacup




Mamma Mia!

Audition Dates: May 10 at 6:30 p.m., May 11 at 2 p.m.

Dance Call: May 11 at 5 p.m.

​Callbacks: May 11 in the evening

Performance Dates: August 8-11, 15-18, 2019

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. We are seeking 7 men, 6 women and a large singing and dancing ensemble for this production. Trinity Bird will direct this production with musical direction by Kristi Gautsche. Gay Shaw is vocal coach. 


Male Roles

  • Sky - 20s. Sophie's fiance.
  • Pepper - 20s. Barman at Taverna
  • Eddie - 20s. Helps Sky with Water-Sports.
  • Harry Bright - 40s. May be Sophie's father.
  • Bill Austin - 40s. May be Sophie's father.
  • Sam Carmichael - 40s. May be Sophie's father.
  • Father Alexandrios - the local priest. 
  • Large singing and dancing ensemble.


Female Roles

  • Sophie Sheridan - 20. Born and raised on the island. 
  • Ali - 20. Sophie's friend.
  • Lisa - 21. Sophie's friend.
  • Donna Sheridan - 40. Sophie's mother.
  • Tanya - 38. Former Dynamo.
  • Rosie - 40. Former Dynamo. 
  • Large singing and dancing ensemble.




Plays-in-Development 2019
Audition Dates: June 10 and 11, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Public readings will be held June 28 and 29

Auditions will consist of readings from the script. No preparation and no experience is required. Please note: This is a workshop and reading of a play that will be produced in February 2020. We fully intend to keep the casts the same throughout the process. If you are cast in this reading, we are hoping you will be a part of the rehearsal and performance process that begins in December 2019 and continues through performance in February 2020. This production does contain adult language and adult content.

On Pine Knoll Street
By Mark Cornell, Directed by Trinity Bird
Thelma is a colorful and quick-witted 87-year old woman battling with her memory. Her devoted daughter, Marilyn, with whom she now lives, is trying to make the best of the situation. Curtis, her neighbor, is a writer and stay-at-home father of a special-needs child. His wife, Kristie, struggles to balance family and work. When Marilyn asks Curtis to care for her mother and her beloved cats while she is at the beach, a friendship is set into motion that tethers two families. Set in a small town in North Carolina, On Pine Knoll Street is an intimate look at the joy and fragility of life, the meaning of home, and the things we do for love.

Available Roles

  • Thelma, 87, female
  • Marilyn, 52, female
  • Curtis, 40, male
  • Kristie, 38, female
  • Mitchell, 8, male​




The 39 Steps

Audition Dates: July 19 at 7 p.m., July 20 at 2 p.m.

Performance Dates: September 5-8, 2019

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. We are seeking 3 men and 1 woman for this production. Tami Hindes will direct this production.


Male Roles

  • Richard Hannay
  • Clown 1
  • Clown 2


Female Role

  • Annabella Schmidt/Pamela/Margaret 




Lord of the Flies

Audition Dates: August 12 and 13, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Performance Dates: October 10-13, 17-20, 2019

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. We are seeking 11 young men (ages 8 to 25) for this production. We are also seeking 3-5 young women (ages 8-18) to play the role of the beast and play live percussion instruments during the production. Trinity Bird will direct this production. Mandee Leigh Howard is stage manager.


Available Roles

  • Jack - A natural psychological bully. Proud and arrogant. He is hungry for power. 
  • Ralph - A good leader. Sensible. Brave. 
  • Piggy - An outsider. Intelligent and behaves with dignity. He is bullied for his weight and speech. 
  • Roger - A dangerous loner. Cruel. Inner intensity. Becomes Jack's right hand man. 
  • Simon - Spiritual. Considered weird. Helpful. 
  • Maurice - The joker. Innocent. Childlike charm. 
  • Sam & Eric - Twins (although we do not expect to cast twins). 
  • Henry
  • ​Perceval
  • Bill
  • Naval Officer




A Christmas Carol

Audition Dates: October 14 and 15, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Performance Dates: December 5-8, 12-15, 2019

Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Jennifer Wagler and Traci Jo Hubbard will co-direct this production. 


Available Roles

  • Ebenezer Scrooge
  • Bob Cratchit
  • Fred, Scrooge's nephew
  • Two Portly Gentlemen
  • Tiny Tim
  • Jacob Marley's Ghost
  • Mrs. Cratchit
  • Peter Cratchit
  • Belinda Cratchit
  • Martha Cratchit
  • Two Smaller Cratchits, a boy and a girl
  • The Spirit of Christmas Past
  • Child Scrooge
  • Young Scrooge
  • Headmaster
  • Fan, Scrooge's sister
  • Fezziwig
  • Dick Wilkins, Fezziwig's other apprentice
  • Mrs. Fezziwig
  • Three Misses Fezziwig
  • Belle, once engaged to Scrooge
  • Belle's husband
  • Belle's daughter
  • The Spirit of Christmas Present
  • Scrooge's nephew
  • Fred's wife
  • Miss Rosie, the Plump Sister
  • Topper
  • Guests at Fred's Party
  • Ignorance, a boy
  • Want, a girl
  • The Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come
  • Four businessmen
  • Two important men
  • Man on Scrooge's Corner of the Exchange
  • Old Joe, a receiver of stolen property
  • Charwoman
  • Mrs. Dilber, a laundress
  • An Undertaker's Man
  • Caroline
  • William
  • Their Child
  • Boy in Sunday Clothes
  • Poulterer's Man
  • Fred's Maid
  • Sailors, Miners, Lighthouse Men, etc.