Upcoming Audition Dates
January 16, 2020 – “The Rise of King David”
February 27, 2020 – “Little Women”
April 16, 2020 – “King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table”
June 4, 2020 – “Esther!”
July 23, 2020 – “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”
Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater
Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Generally, those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age. Please note that some shows may have need of actors younger than 10 or may be casting adults only. Be sure to refer to the character list of each production for more precise age requirements.
Auditioners should bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee. Prior experience is not necessary to audition, so those without a theatrical resume may indicate any performing experience such as church choirs, public speaking, etc.
Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue around one minute in length.
Auditions for “The Rise of King David”
Auditions for “The Rise of King David” will be Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 6pm – 9pm at LifeHouse Theater. The show will de directed by Jennifer M. DeWitt.
The scriptural true events in the life of a shepherd, soldier, psalmist and king stunningly unfold as the life of Israel’s greatest monarch is traced in this musical biography of King David.
Jesse – A ruthless drunk man, hurt by the reign of Saul
Saul – A man of contradictions, ruled by pride
David – A passionate Youngman who seems to prosper at everything he does, always up for a challenge, finds himself with major doubts about the future.
Samuel – A Godly Prophet, Judge and Priest
Abner – A trusted advisor to King Saul
Michal – beautiful daughter of King Saul
Joab – Faithful servant / General of David
Jonathan – Saul’s Son, educated, has a kind heart
Mephibosheth – Jonathan’s crippled son
King Achish – Pompous King of Philistia
Ahimelech – A righteous priest
Doeg – A rough man
Abiathar – A young priest (Ahimelech’s son)
Nabal – Drunk, stubborn fool
Abigail – A wise, beautiful woman
The Witch of Endor – A crazy woman who practices dark magic
Women of Israel
David’s Mighty Men