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DCP Auditions For Guys & Dolls

Dexter Community Players
Event organized by Dexter Community Players

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Thursday and Friday, April 19-20 at 6:30pm
Location: Creekside Intermediate School
Callbacks on Saturday, April 21 location TBD

Performances: July 13-15 & 20-21 at the CPA (Center for Performing Arts)
No pre-registration necessary! Sign in when you arrive and have your Audition Form filled out with your conflicts. Come prepared with 16-32 bars (sheet music, clearly marked) of a song of your choice in the style of the show and ready to learn a dance routine. Please wear or bring clothes to dance in, including proper dance shoes if you have them; jazz shoes or character shoes.

Director: Keshia Daisy Oliver
Music Director: Megan Smania
Choreographer: Reilly Conlon
Assistant Choreographer: Sydney Bramlett
Producers: Abby Briggs and Will Meurer

ALSO...Guys and Dolls will be having an AUDITION WORKSHOP!

Wednesday, April 18 at Creekside Intermediate School - Sign in and stretch start at 6:30pm, workshop 7-9pm!
Come get a head start on the dance portion of the audition process! Great learning experience for dancers and actors of all levels! At this dance workshop for DCP’s Guys and Dolls you will be learning the audition dance as well as a more difficult combination for those that want to give it a go, and those that would like to audition to be featured dancers in the show!

More information visit http://dextercommunityplayers.org/auditions

CHARACTERS (Age means the age the character needs to portray, not necessarily casting age!)

Nathan Detroit: (35-45) A good-hearted gambler and craps game organizer who could never hit the bigtime. He loves Adelaide, but cannot quit his gambling ways. A broke schemer with unwitting ways.

Miss Adelaide: (25-45) Nathan’s fiancé and a lead performer at the Hot Box nightclub. She loves Nathan more than anything in the world and desperately wants to get married. Pretty, outspoken, stubborn.

Sky Masterson: (25-35) A high-stakes gambler whose luck never seems to run out, and a wild card who surprises himself when he falls in love with the unlikeliest of women. Suave, smart, handsome.

Sarah Brown: (20-30) A pretty, bright-eyed woman who serves as Sergeant of the local Mission. She fully believes in her worthy cause and wishes to convert the gambling sinners to saints. Falls unexpectedly in love with Sky along the way. She is prudish and uptight, but eventually lets go.

Nicely-Nicely Johnson: (20-50) Just like his name suggests, he is the nicest and cheeriest of the gambling crooks. High-spirited and a bit naïve, but sincere and genuine. Nathan’s loyal friend and lackey.

Benny Southstreet: (20-40) Nathan’s right-hand man and a gambler himself. Smart, slick, always moving and shaking, but with what he thinks are Nathan’s best interest at heart.

Arvide Abernathy: (50-65) The bass drum and cymbal player in the Mission band, he is Sarah’s loving grandfather. Wise and sweet, he wants nothing but the best for her.

Harry The Horse: (20-55) A crook and gambler. He is a tough guy with dollar signs as his bottom line. Brings Big Jule into Nathan’s craps game and backs his cheating, but is also a man of his word in the gambling community.

Lt. Brannigan: (40-60) A New York police officer who is on to Nathan’s illegal craps games and is dead-set on catching him. A tough, no-nonsense character.

Big Jule: (Any age. Open to being a female role.) A big time craps player from Chicago who uses a gun and his own pair of rigged dice to bully his way into never losing. Tough looking. A bit of an oaf.

Ensemble: Mission Band (Agatha, Calvin, Martha), Crap Shooters (Liver Lips Louie, Angie The Ox, Rusty Charlie), Hot Box Girls, Sightseers, Waiters, Cuban Dancers. Several featured opportunities!!