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DMTC-Pinocchio Auditions

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  • Audition dates: Monday, Sept 24, 2012 or Tuesday, Sept 25, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Callbacks:  Wednesday, Sept 26, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Directed & choreographed by Jan Isaacson

  • Rehearsals: Oct 1-Nov 21 Monday -Thursday 4:30-7:00pm (Note: not everyone is needed every day of course, No rehearsal on Thursday Nov 22)
  • At the DMTC Performing Arts Center, 607 Pena Drive

Authors

 

Book by Jim Eiler 
Music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy 
Lyrics by Jim Eiler 
Based on the book by Carlo Collodi  


Characters

ANTONIO-A carpenter; He narrates the story so he must have warmth and a good sense of pace.

CANDLEWICK-(boy or girl) A teen-age street urchin. He plays at being a "tough guy" who enjoys getting in trouble.

GINO-(boy or girl) A teen-age street urchin; younger than Candlewick, whom he follows and tries to keep up with.

ANGELINA-A housekeeper and cook for Geppetto. Good natured, and always concerned for Geppetto's well-fare. She should be played for comedy but not as a caricature.

GEPPETTO-A puppet maker. He is kind and generous; has a twinkle in the eye, and becomes the protective parent to his boy-puppet, Pinocchio.

PINOCCHIO-A puppet; first appearing on strings. The actor must be able to create the effect of oving like a puppet, and be able to dance well. After he is brought to life he is boyish, energetic, and easily led and influenced

THE BLUE FAIRY-A beautiful lady with an ethereal and enchanted quality. She also has a touch of the mother image. She should always move gracefully. She first appears in the disguise of an old woman.

THE COACHMAN-An evil coachman who lures children to the Land of the Toys. He is bearded, dynamic, whip-cracking villain

SIGNORE VOLPONE, THE FOX-(boy or girl) He is a fox-like character who passes himself off as a singing teacher. He is comedic, crafty, fast-talking and glib. One who takes advantage of all situations.

SIGNORE GATTO, THE CAT-(boy or girl) He is a cat-like character who is both companion and conspirator with Volpone. He is eager, silly and a bit dumb, but always lovable.

CHORUS-Townspeople and the Land of the Toys People (clowns, ballerinas, toy soldiers, dancing animals, etc.)

STREET URCHINS-Part of Candlewick’s gang

 

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