Auditions

CATCO is Kids will hold General Auditions for Non-Equity actors for Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude on Saturday, December 2nd, from 1-3:30 pm and Sunday, December 3, from 1-3 pm.

Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude
Book by Michael L. Bobbitt and Jim Davis
Music and lyrics by John L. Cornelius II
Director: Andrew Protopapas
Music Director: Quinton Jones

*Please arrive at the audition start time - auditions are being conducted in a large group format. You do not need to attend both days*

Auditions will be held at:
The Columbus Performing Arts Center
549 Franklin Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

***All adult roles are non-union, paid.


Actors auditioning for Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude are being asked to prepare one 32 bar cut of an upbeat song. Actors may be asked to sing and read from the script. Please bring two copies of a recent photo/headshot and resume. Please bring your calendar and be prepared to provide us with any potential rehearsal conflicts. A more detailed rehearsal schedule and performance calendar will be available at auditions.

Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, February 4th, 2018. Garfield will have 6 performances during the school day.

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule:
2/4/18 – Rehearsal from 4:30 – 7:00pm
2/5/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/6/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/7/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/8/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/11/18 – Rehearsal from 4:30 – 7:00pm
2/12/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/13/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/15/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/18/18 – Rehearsal from 4:30 – 7:00pm
2/19/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/20/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/21/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/22/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:00pm
2/25/18 – Rehearsal from 4:30 – 7:00pm
2/26/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:30pm (TECH)
2/27/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:30pm (TECH)
2/28/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:30pm (TECH)
3/1/18 – Rehearsal from 6:30-9:30pm (TECH)


Performance Schedule:
Friday, March 2, 2018 – school matinees - 9:45 AM & 11:00 AM
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:00 PM & 2:30pm
Sunday, March 4, 2018 – 1:00pm & 2:30pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 – school matinees - 9:45 AM & 11:00 AM
Friday, March 9, 2018 – school matinee - 9:45 AM & 11:00 AM
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 1:00 PM & 2:30pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:00 PM & 2:30pm


Character List:
Garfield - a lazy tabby cat with a large ego. Db - G baritone/tenor voice; male in late teens to late twenties.
Nermal - a kitten, Garfield’s arch nemesis. D - D treble voice; male (unchanged voice) or female; 8 – 12 years old.
Odie - a simple-minded dog, Garfield’s friend. This role has already been cast. D - E range; male or female; late teens to late twenties.
Jon Arbuckle – a nerd. Garfield’s Human. C - G baritone/tenor voice; male; early to late twenties.
Arlene - a cat, Garfield’s friend and perhaps, love interest. This role has already been cast. D - D adult female voice; late teens to late twenties.


 

CATCO will hold General Auditions for Non-Equity Actors on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 5-9 pm and Monday, November 13, 2017 from 5-9 pm for:


The Realistic Joneses
By Will Eno
Directed by Joe Bishara
Rehearsals begin: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Opening: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Closing: Sunday, March 25, 2018

Educating Rita
By Willy Russell
Directed by Steven C. Anderson
Rehearsals begin: Friday, March 16, 2018
Opening: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Closing: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Auditions will be held at:
Vern Riffe Center, Studio Three (4th floor)
77 S. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215


Equity and Non-Equity actors must email CATCO 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 two copies of your headshot/resume with you to the audition. 

 

 

CATCO and CATCO is Kids - Theatre Roundtable Unified Auditions


CATCO and CATCO is Kids will be attending the Theatre Roundtable Fall 2017 Unified Auditions. For more information about this event, please click here.