Audition Information & FAQs
To schedule your audition or for more information, email CFRT Company Manager Ashley Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre employs both Equity (Guest Artist Tier 3) and Non Equity Performers. All positions are paid, the Non Equity pay ranges depending on the role.
DREAMGIRLS: September 14 – October 8, 2017
WAIT UNTIL DARK: October 26 – November 12, 2017
SEUSSICAL: February 1 – 25, 2018
DISGRACED: March 15-25, 2018
SENSE & SENSIBILITY: April 12-29, 2018
CROWNS: A GOSPEL MUSICAL: May 17 – June 3, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What if I can’t make it to the audition?
A: If you absolutely cannot make it to the audition, video submissions will be accepted. E-Mail Ashley at email@example.com for more information.
Q: Can I send you my headshot/resume?
A: Yes please! E-Mail it to Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org with Audition Submission in the subject line – or mail it to the theatre: Cape Fear Regional Theatre. 1209 Hay Street. Fayetteville, NC 28305.
Q: What if I do not have a headshot/resume?
A: We will be taking a photo of you with your audition number at the auditions, but we’d always appreciate a good quality & recent shot of you in lieu of a professional headshot. If you do not have a resume, there will be a space on our audition form for you to fill out any theatre experience you may have.
Monday, June 19th 11:00 AM-3:15 PM | Auditions by appointment
Monday, June 19th 3:30 PM-4:15 PM | Women’s Dance Call
Monday, June 19th 4:15 PM-5:00 PM | Men’s Dance Call
Monday, June 19th 6:00 PM-10:00 PM | Auditions by appointment
Where: CFRT Glass Block Room & Stage (1209 Hay Street, Fayetteville 28305)
What to prepare:
For the auditions, please prepare a 32 bar selection from a song of your choice (Motown/R&B/Soul recommended). Bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. Sides are provided here:
More information about Dreamgirls: http://www.tamswitmark.com/shows/dreamgirls/
For the dance call, women please wear a heel or character shoe. Men please wear a character shoe if available. If you are auditioning for the role of Jimmy Early, please bring knee pads.
You will need to attend the dance call if you are auditioning for Dreamgirls.
Email CFRT Company Manager, Ashley Owen, at email@example.com to schedule your appointment.
Wait Until Dark
Wait Until Dark Auditions
When: Saturday July 22, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM-6:00 PM (by appointment only)
Where: Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Glass Block Room
1209 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC
About the show: This season’s Classic Theatre Series production by Frederick Knott is best known for the 1967 film adaptation starring Audrey Hepburn. Set in an apartment in 1960s Greenwich Village becomes the site of theater’s most terrifying game of cat and mouse. Desperate to reclaim a mysterious doll stuffed with illegal drugs, a con man lays a trap to ensnare a blind woman. With the help of his criminal sidekicks and a few clever disguises, he spins a tale to fool the innocent and unsuspecting woman. But when the doll cannot be found and darkness falls, the situations spins out of control and the game comes to a deadly end. (Suspense Thriller)
Rehearsals begin: Tuesday October 3, 2017
Previews: Thursday October 26, 2017 & Friday October 27, 2017
Opening: Saturday October 28, 2017
Closing: Sunday November 12, 2017
As part of the Classic Theatre Series with Cumberland County Schools, Wait Until Dark will have 6 Student Matinees (SMATs) during the run of the production. All actors cast must be available for performances at 9:30 AM on October 31st, November 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 9th.
Rehearsals are typically on the nights and weekends. We rehearse up to 42 hours per week. Your schedule and hours called will vary pending the size of the role.
To Request and appointment, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and state the role(s) you would like to be seen for. Additionally, attach digital copies of your headshot (.jpeg or .pdf) and resume if you have them.
What to prepare: Please prepare the side provided at www.cfrt.org/auditions
*A perusal script is available in the CFRT Business Office, 1209 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC (Highland Ave entrance) Monday-Friday; 9:30am-4:30pm
Roles and sides:
Susy Hendrix: Adult female (late 20’s-mid 30’s). She is blind, she lost her sight in an auto accident about a year ago. She has smart, ingenious methods to manage her loss of sight. She has been married to Sam for 6 months. There was recently a murder in her neighborhood, which has made her more on edge than usual. She has a feisty relationship with Gloria who Sam hires to help her do errands. Sam/Susy Side Gloria/Susy Side
Harry Roat: Adult male (late 20’s-50’s). Mastermind criminal. Duplicitous, cunning, violent, intimidating and leery. He will stop at nothing to get what he wants and enjoys manipulating people. He sets Mike and Carlino on a plot to steal the doll from Susy. Roat/Mike/Carlino Side
Mike Talman: Adult male (late 20-40’s). Conman who used to be partners with Carlino. He is coerced into working for Roat. He is the brains and the heart of the operation. He is able to size people up quickly and successfully. Roat/Mike/Carlino Side
Sgt Carlino: Adult male (late 20-40’s). He is the Lenny to Mike’s George, he is the brawn not the brains of the operation. He used to be partners with Mike, until they got sent away to jail. Acts on impulses more than Mike. Roat/Mike/Carlino Side
Sam Hendrix: Adult male (30-40’s). An ex-Marine who is now a photographer. He is married to Susy and is very disciplined in training her to navigate her blindness. He is dedicated, smart and gives Suzy tough love. Sam/Susy Side
Gloria: Young girl (age 8-14). Precocious, street smart girl with glasses who lives in an apartment near Susy. At first she is Suzy’s antagonist, and they bicker like young siblings. When the night becomes more and more off kilter, Suzy deploys Gloria on errands that thrill her and allow her to shine. Gloria/Susy Side
Patrolman 1 & 2: Two policemen (late 20’s-50’s) who come in at the climax of the play and discover the scene. They restore order to the Hendrix household efficiently and effectively. Roat/Mike/Carlino Side
Any and all ethnicities encouraged to apply for all roles.