Carrollwood Players Theatre announces open auditions for
Elton John & Tim Rice’s
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls & Henry David Hwang
Directed by Aaron Washington
A CWP Mainstage Musical
Winner of four Tony Awards, Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal, chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love.
With an unforgettable score, featuring soaring ballads and rousing choral numbers, Aida is a modern triumph that embraces multicultural understanding and love.
Sunday, November 17th, 2019 – 7 p.m.
Monday, November 18th, 2019 – 7 p.m.
Callbacks: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 – 7 p.m.
Auditions are at Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa, FL, 33618
February 14th – March 7th, 2020
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 3 pm
Most rehearsals will be weekday evenings from November, 2019 through tech week. More information about the rehearsal schedule will be available at the auditions.
February 9th – 13th, 2020
Must be available for all tech week rehearsals and all performances.
PLEASE BRING A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL POTENTIAL DATE CONFLICTS WITH YOU TO AUDITIONS.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
THIS IS A NON-PAID OPPORTUNITY
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN
Head shots and resumes are encouraged but not required.
Please prepare 16 measures of a song in the style of the show.
You may bring sheet music in the correct key or provide a backing track on your device with a standard headphone jack.
There will be cold readings from the script at the main audition or at callbacks.
Please be prepared to learn a dance routine and dress accordingly.
All ethnicities are welcome.
Amneris: A beautiful and materialistic Egyptian Princess who is the betrothed of Captain Radames. Daughter of the Pharaoh. Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: E3
Radames: An Egyptian Captain and the son of Zoser. A strong, handsome, adventurous soldier who falls in love with Aida. Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: B3
Aida: A beautiful, brave Nubian Princess who is loyal to her people but is torn between her heritage and love for an Egyptian Captain. Daughter of King Amonasro. Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: F3
Mereb: A young Nubian slave and servant to Radames. He is faithful to his Nubian heritage and befriends Aida upon her arrival to Egypt. Vocal range top: Bb5, Vocal range bottom: G3
Zoser: The manipulative and evil Chief Minister hungry for power. He attempts to poison the Pharaoh and is father to Radames. Vocal range top: Ab5, Vocal range bottom: F4
Pharaoh: The Leader of Egypt and father to Amneris. An older, distinguished gentleman.
Nehebka: Nubian slave who is friendly with Aida. She creates a robe for the Nubian Princess. Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: A3
Amonasro: An honorable and peaceful man who is imprisoned by Egypt. The King of Nubia and father to Aida. Gender: Male. Age: 45 to 55
Ensemble 12-15 members:
Ministers, Soldiers, Egyptian Men, Palace Women, Nubians, Guards, Dancers.
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Presented with the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners
Elton John and Time Rice’s Aida is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com