Auditions

The Elephant Man
& Peter and the Starcatcher

CATCO will hold General Auditions for Non-Equity actors and Equity Actors on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 4:30-8:30PM and Monday, August 31, 2015 from 6-9PM for:

The Elephant Man
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
By Bernard Pomerance
Directed by Steven C. Anderson
Rehearsals begin 9/25/15
Opening 10/21/15
Closing 11/8

Peter and the Starcatcher
A play by Rick Elice
Music by Wayne Barker
Based on the novel by Dave Barry
and Ridley Pearson
Directed by Steven C. Anderson
Rehearsals begin 11/6/15
Opening 12/2/15
Closing 12/20/15

Auditions will be held by appointment at:
The Columbus Performing Arts Center (CPAC)
549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43215

Equity and Non-Equity actors must email Associate Producing Director Joe Bishara at jbishara@catco.org to schedule an audition time. No walk-ups please. Actors will have three minutes to audition and may choose to present two contrasting monologues or one piece with considerable range. These are Equity Principal Auditions. No monitor will be provided. The producer will run all aspects of the audition. Actors of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition. Please bring your two copies of your headshot/resume with you to the audition.

THE ELEPHANT MAN ROLES:
Frederick Treves/Belgian Policeman Male, 30–40
 
Carr Gomm/Conductor Male 40–60
 
Ross/Bishop Walsham How/Snork Male 40–60
 
John Merrick Male late 20's–30's
 
Pinhead/Nurse Sandwich/ Princess Alexandra/Duchess/ Jelly Willow Female 20's–30's
 
Pin Head/Mrs. Kendal/Countess Female mid to late 30's
 
Pinhead Manager/English Policeman Porter/ Lord John/Willow Male 20's–40's

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER ROLES:
Boy (Peter)– a teen age boy with pluck and the ability to imagine something fine.
 
Prentiss Male –a teen age boy prone to pose as smarter and braver than others or himself.
 
Ted – A teen age or tween boy who would be plump if he had the opportunity.
 
Lord Leonard Aster – 50–60's Englishman through and through, the father of Molly
 
Molly Aster – a teen age girl who can handle anything.
 
Mrs. Bumbrake/Teacher – 30–40's – Male – plays both Molly’s governess and a salmon who has been transformed into a mermaid
 
Captain Robert Falcon Scott 30–50's – A man of military bearing and stiff upper lift
 
Grempkin (School master), Fighting Prawn, Mack ∓ Sanchez –40-50's – male the actor plays two viscious villains and two timid victims
 
Bill Slank/Hawking Clam –Male of any age with a flash for the cruel as Slank and a timidness when playing the heir to the Fighting Prawn
 
Alf–a sort of waif like man in passionate love with his dear Betty Bumbrake
 
Black Stache– 30-40's– a swashbuckler of the first order. One day he will be Captain Hook.
 
Smee –20–30's male –the timid but faithful sidekick to Black Stache

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