The Pied Piper

Production Company
Metro Theatre
Producer(s)
Metro Theatre
Director(s)
Directed by Catherine Morrison, Choreography by Allyson Riley, Musical Direction by Nicola Davies
Casting Director(s): 
Catherine Morrison
Union Status
Non-Union
Project Type
Theatre / Live Performance
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions.

Audition Date(s)
CHORAL AUDITIONS: Saturday, December 11 ; ACTING AND DANCE AUDITIONS: Monday, December 13
Audition Location
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC
Shoot / Performance Date(s)
Thursday to Saturday, March 18 – to March 27, 2022; Sunday matinees are March 20 and March 27, 2022
Shoot / Performance Location(s)
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC
Submission Deadline
Friday, December 10, 2021
Submission Instructions

Resume and Headshots: to be included with your on-line audition form - email to https://metrotheatre.com/auditions-the-pied-piper/ or, you may bring these with you to the audition.

People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.

Ethno-cultural casting statement:
We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will be casting on who is best for the role.

Project Synopsis
based on the story The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Additional Information & Safety Protocols: 

All COVID protocols to be observed

Requirements:
CHORAL AUDITIONS:
Saturday, December 11 at 2:30–to–4:30pm
Please bring a Musical theatre selection that shows your range; and bring music in binder with music double-sided. Choose a verse and chorus to sing. Masks required; socially distanced on the stage.

ACTING AND DANCE AUDITIONS:
Monday, December 13 – Children at 7:00pm –to–7:30pm; Adults from 7:30 pm –to– 9:30pm; Please bring character shoes (or other comfortable dance shoes) and tap shoes if you have them. Also wear comfortable clothing. Masks required; socially distanced on the stage.

Rehearsal period: January until opening night; 2 week nights and one weekend afternoon

Character 1
Pied Piper
Age
30 – 60
Gender
Open
Description
strong singing voice needed
Character 2
2 Guards to Mayor
Age
25 – 55
Gender
Open
Description
very funny, not too bright; have a song with Mayor and Assistant and chorus songs
Character 3
Robert
Age
25- 45
Gender
Male
Description
conscience of the village; educated; chorus songs
Character 4
Frederick
Age
25-45
Gender
Male
Description
sidekick to Robert; leading dancer. And chorus songs
Character 5
Mayor
Age
40 – 65
Gender
Male
Description
has a song with 3 other actors; is pompous, and crafty
Additional Characters

Assistant Mayor: male; 40 – 65; a bit crooked; funny; has one song with 3 other actors
Narrator/ Greta: female; aged 30 – 55, leading acting role and doubles as a Villager
Gretchen / Hilda / Heidi: 3 Women of the Village – a variety of ages; chorus so singing and dancing primarily.
Hans / Fritz / Thomas: 3 Men of the Village; a variety of ages; chorus so singing and dancing primarily.
Children: ages 7 – 14, singing, dancing, and a little dialogue.