Audition Process at DCP

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SnowWhite at DCP Theatre
  • DCP COVID-19 policies for auditions:

    • Face masks are not required but strongly recommended for all actors and volunteers.

    • All auditioners, regardless of age, must show proof of vaccination upon being cast in a production at DCP Theatre. 

    • Actors will not be required to wear masks during performances while on stage.

  • Auditions for all DCP productions are open to the community. We welcome all talents onstage and behind the scenes. 

  • All positions are volunteer (non-union/non-paid)

  • All auditions take place at DCP Theatre unless otherwise noted.No appointments needed. 

  • Audition material will be cold readings from the script provided at each audition.

  • Headshots and resumes appreciated but not required. 

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete paperwork.

  • DCP Theatre embraces diversity in its membership, its volunteers and its patrons. Additionally, all auditions are open to anyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. 

Audition With Confidence

Follow the links below for audition advice from Broadway World, MasterClass, and Backstage!

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Upcoming Auditions

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Audition Dates

Sunday June 12th 7:30pm

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Monday June 13th 7:30pm

Please review the audition material prior to the audition dates.

Audition Details:

Set in pre-women's liberation 1955, Mrs. California is a peek into the past as home makers vie for the titles of the "ideal-woman", a happy, good and beautiful home-maker. Judged in categories such as ironing, sewing and cooking, the competition is cutthroat and culminates when Dot, a finalist, follows her conscience instead of the rules. 

The actors playing the contestants MUST believe in their presentations. Do whatever you can to not condescend them. This play is not about the cuteness of the 1950s. It is about the dangers of the “housewife state”.

Dot – Mrs. Los Angeles (early 30s to early 40s) - former WAVES ensign and proud of her role during WWII.  Wife and mother to 3 little girls. She’s nervous and hates to lose, but is she sure she wants to win?

 

Dudley (mid 20s to early 40s)- Dot’s sponsor from the gas company - Young but stiff, by the book. Male

 

Babs (late 30s to late 40s)- Dot’s neighbor and friend - Wired airplanes during WWII.  Female.

 

Mrs. Modesto (late 30s to mid 40s)- mother to several children; Enjoying time away from said children.

 

Mrs. San Bernadino (mid 30s to mid 40s)- Perfectionist.  Really wants to win.

 

Mrs. San Francisco (mids to late 40s)- Composed, stand-offish.  Doesn’t look directly at the other contestants.  

 

Stage Manager (early 30s to mid 50s)- Male.  Chauvinist.  Somewhat condescending. 

The Judges (Any gender) (mid 40s)- These characters are offstage or recorded voices.

Announcers- (Any gender) (Any Adult age)- These characters are offstage or recorded voices.

Law and Order Fairy Tale Unit

Audition Dates

July 17th & 18th 

7:30pm-10:30pm

Please review the audition material prior to the audition dates.

Audition Details:

In the fairy tale criminal justice system, the characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes are represented  by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups: The fairy tale police who investigate the fairy tale crime, and the fairy tale district attorneys who prosecute the fairy tale offenders.

These are their stories. 

All Characters are adults (unless otherwise specified). Children welcome to audition to perform any role regardless of age.

(Please note: Cast members may be asked to perform two or more roles.)

 

H.D. - Recently injured in an incident with a wall, A sharp Detective with a hot temper.

Cindy - H.D’s partner, missing a shoe for the whole show. Equally sharp Detective.

Zelle - Crime Scene tech with a lot of hair. 

Jack and Jillian - Health conscious joggers and possible witnesses.

Hansel and Gretel -- *Children who were abandoned by their stepmother for talking in ridiculously fake German accents. (German accents required for these roles. GOOD German accents not required.)

Ugly D - Attractive and competent crime scene tech. Called Ugly D because H.D. is a bit of a jerk.

Officer Gold - Blonde (or wigged) police officer.

Pinocchio - Long nosed witness who experiences pain when telling a lie or an inaccuracy.

Captain Hook - Cranky police captain who wants results.

The 7 Dwarfs - Doc, Happy, Grumpy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey - Doc does most of the talking. Others are characterized by their names.

BB Wolf - Ex-convict accused of a crime.

Pig 1 - Victim of a crime. (Brooklyn accent required for this role.)

Pig 2 - Victim of a crime. (Southern accent required for this role.)

Pig 3 - Brother of other pigs (British accent required for this role.)

Stilzkin - Lead Assistant District Attorney on this case. Discovers the solution to the mystery.

Merm - Assistant DA on this case. Walks with a cane.

Peep - BB Wolf’s defense attorney.

Queenan - District Attorney, Merm and Stiltzkin’s boss.

Judge Godmother - Oversees the trial. In a tiara.

Bailiff - Non-speaking roll. Maintains order in the court.

Chuh-Chunk - Says literally that to signal a scene transition.

Location - Tells us where the next scene takes place.

Time - Tells us what time of day the next scene takes place.