Laguna Playhouse holds Open Auditions for our Youth Conservatory Program and our Youth Theatre Productions throughout the year.
2019 SPRING TYA (AEA) School TOUR
March 4 (1st Reh) March 18 (Opens) May 3 (Closes)
Male & Female ACTOR/ASM and 1 MUSICIAN *
Karana, (Female 20’s – 40’s Native American, indigenous peoples, actors of color strongly encouraged) Strong storytelling skills, athletic, physically flexible, physically adept with prop manipulation, able to run.
Actor 3 (Multiple Roles: Male 30’s – 50’s Native American, indigenous peoples, actors of color strongly encouraged) Storytelling skills, athletic, physically strong, flexible, adept with props and able to run. Roles: Chief Chowig, Kimki, Nanko, Dolphins, Missionary, Narrator, dogs, Dolphins
Musician (Male or Female- Native American, indigenous peoples, actors of color strongly encouraged) Physically strong, flexible. Simple drumming, wind instruments, didgeridoo and vocal sounds.
First Rehearsal Date = Monday, March 4, 2019
Opening Tour Date = Monday, March 18, 2019
Closing Tour Date = Friday, May 3, 2019
Production rehearses in Laguna Beach
Production tours to Orange County Elementary Schools
Contract TYA Per Performance Contract;
Actor/ASM @ $120 / performance, $13.00/hr /rehearsal
A California, Native American Story, based on fact.
Author/Playwright = Adapted by Donna Inglima from the book by Scott O’Dell
Original Music by Scott Lindsay
Treasure Island is the classic tale of pirates and buried gold. In 1775 from the Admiral Benbow Inn to Skeleton Island in the West Indies; it’s an unforgettable adventure of mayhem and treachery as the young Jim Hawkins falls in with a band of pirates who will do anything to recover Captain Flint’s map and the buried treasure.
Directed by Donna Inglima / Fight Choreography by Jo Ann Mendelson
Casting: (Ages 12 and older – Adults and Youth)
Doubling of some roles is suggested but will be adjusted to include youth. Stage Combat experience helpful, physically demanding production, fast paced and literary. Strong language skills are needed.
Adult Civilians may double as Pirates (Pre-cast)
Long John Silver – Adult, the infamous peg-legged pirate
Dr. Livesey, Adult Captain Flint
Squire Trelawney, Bailiff, Adult Job O’Brien
Captain Smollet, Adult Black Dog
Reverend Mainwaring, Adult Ben Gunn
Mrs. Hawkins, Adult Calico Jack
Blind Pew, Adult Josiah Bland
Billy Bones, Adult
Youth Roles include
Jim Hawkins – a lad of 14. George Merry,
The Parrot, Ezekiel Hazard,
Justice Death, Tom Morgan
Israel Hands, Cut Purse
Bailiff’s Son, Bristol Sailor
Inn Guests, Jeremy Rathbone
Boy with Barrow, Anne Bonny
Ensemble Members: Additional Civilians and Pirates as needed.
* AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY CALL WALLY ZIEGLER (949) 497-2787 x 294
*Audition Location: Positive Energy Dance Center, Lake Forest & Laguna Playhouse.
PREPARE (memorized) A 1 ½ MINUTE MONOLOGUE from Classical Literature or similar.
Bring a photo and resume & your calendar and be prepared to fill out a conflict sheet.
AUDITION DATES: Friday March 1, 6:00pm – 8:30pm PEDC 22600 Lambert - C #908 Lk Forest
Saturday March 2, 10:00am – 3:00pm Laguna Playhouse Suite 116
CALLBACKS Sunday March 3, Noon – 6pm (Invited) PEDC 22600 Lambert - C #908 Lk Forest
FIRST REHEARSAL Monday Marcg 18 7:00PM- 9:30PM
Tech Tue –Fri April 23 – 26 5:00pm –10:30pm
PERFORMANCES April 27, 28, May 2, 3, 4, 5 (12 Performances)
Student Matinees Thurs & Fri May 2 & 3 10:00am