Auditions

General Audition Information.  

 

Thank you for your interest in auditions at Downriver Actors Guild.  We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.  There are some general guidelines regarding auditions that will be helpful to both the individuals auditioning and the casting committee.

 

  • Unless noted in the announcement, auditions will be held at the Second Street Performing Arts Center – 1123 2nd Street, Wyandotte, MI 48192

  • Registration opens at 6:30 pm and auditions begin at 7:00 pm. You must be registered by 8:30 to be seen for an audition that evening. No late audition forms can be accepted.

  • If cast in a production, a participation fee and possible script deposit/fee may be required.

  • In order to facilitate the audition process, you may complete the audition form prior to arriving at auditions.  Please click the button below to complete and submit your audition form online.

  • Specific audition information can be found in the audition announcement below.

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Audition Notice

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Please read the audition information below prior to filling out the online audition form.

Youth (7-12)

August 15, 2021
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Teens and Adults (13+)
(By appointment only)

August 15, 2021
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

August 16, 2021
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In the interest of all participants and in accordance with the State of Michigan (MDHHS) and CDC guidelines for children under 12 years of age a mask is recommended at rehearsals. We ask that everyone 12 years of age and older be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. These guidelines will be updated as the CDC and or MDHHS make adjustments.

Audition Specifications

PLEASE READ THE AUDITION NOTICE IN FULL!

 

Youth ages 7-12

Date:  Sunday, August 15, 2021

Time:  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Location:  Catherine A. Daly Theater on the Avenue, 2656 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI  48192

This is an open call audition. Please arrive by 2:00 pm and plan to stay until auditions are completed at 4:00 pm.

 

Vocal Audition:  Prepare a musical theater song consisting of 32 bars or less. You will not be required to sing the entire song.  We ask that you bring your accompaniment music with you and already downloaded on your own device. Karaoke or accompaniment tracks only.  Accompaniment music with vocal tracks is not permitted.

 

Dance Audition:  A dance audition is required.  We are providing two options to learn the audition choreography:

 

- You may watch the video on our website (available by Aug. 1st).  The video will be posted to this page.

 

- Attend our audition dance workshop on Saturday August 14 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am (ages 7-12 years old).

 

- The audition dance will not be taught at auditions, but the choreography will be reviewed.

 

No readings will be required and no call backs.

Please fill out the audition form prior to attending auditions by clicking the Audition Form button above.  Once you have submitted the form you will be taken to the booking page to register for a time slot to audition.  You MUST book your audition for the 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm time slot.  Youth performers will not be auditioned at any other time.

PLEASE READ THE AUDITION NOTICE IN FULL!

Ages 13 to Adult – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Date:  Sunday, August 15, 2021

Time:  5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

 

Date:  Monday August 16, 2021

Time:  6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

 

Location:  Catherine A. Daly Theater on the Avenue, 2656 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI  48192

 

Please fill out the audition form prior to attending auditions by clicking the Audition Form button above.  Once you have submitted the form you will be taken to the booking page to register for a time slot to audition.  You are not registered until you pick your audition time slot.  All performers 13 + MUST pre-register for an audition time.  The casting committee will see 10 people every 30 minutes. Please do NOT be late. If you miss your appointment, we may not be able to allow you to audition.

 

Vocal Audition:  Prepare a musical theater song consisting of 32 bars or less. You will not be required to sing the entire song.  We ask that you bring your accompaniment music with you and already downloaded on your own device. Karaoke or accompaniment tracks only.  Accompaniment music with vocal tracks is not permitted.

 

Dance Audition:  A dance audition is required.  We are providing two options to learn the audition choreography:

 

- You may watch the video on our website (available by Aug. 1st).  The video will be posted to this page.

 

- Attend our audition dance workshop on Saturday August 14 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (ages 13+).

 

- You do not need to stay the entire time.  You may leave the workshop as soon as you feel comfortable with the dance.

 

- The audition dance will not be taught at auditions, but the choreography will be reviewed.

No readings will be required and no call backs.

Rehearsals will be based on the musical numbers you are cast in. Soloists are expected to participate in some of the group numbers.

 

Performance dates are November 12-15, 2021.

All Together Now Song List

 

Be Our Guest (full cast-several solos)

 

You Could Drive a Person Crazy (trio)

 

Back to Before (solo)

 

This is the moment (solo)

 

We're All in This Together (youth/teen-4 solos)

 

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (solo)

 

The New World (quartet)

 

She Used To Be Mine (solo)

 

Seize the Day (full cast vocally-2 solos)

 

When I Grow Up (youth/teen-6 solos)

 

Stop the World (come from away) (3 solos)

 

Let It Go (solo)

 

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (full cast-3 solos)

 

Seasons of Love (small group with 3 solos)

 

You Can’t Stop the Beat (full cast-several solos)

 

Totaling 33 solos (some are full songs and others are within group numbers) plus 6 opportunities for a duet, trio, quartet, or small group.