Auditions

To schedule your audition or for more information, email auditions@cfrt.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.

Frequently Asked Questions: 

 

What if I can’t make it to the audition?

If you absolutely cannot make it to the audition, video submissions will be accepted. E-mail auditions@cfrt.org for more information.

Can I send you my headshot/resume?

Yes please! E-Mail it to auditions@cfrt.org with Audition Submission in the subject line – or mail it to the theatre: Cape Fear Regional Theatre. 1209 Hay Street. Fayetteville, NC 28305.

What if I do not have a headshot/resume?

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.

The Wizard of Oz Auditions 

Auditions | Glass Block Room @ Cape Fear Regional Theatre (by appointment only) 
Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 11:00am-4:00pm (Youth) | 5:00pm-7:00pm (Adult)
Sunday, November 7, 2021 | 12:00pm-2:00pm (Adult) 

Callbacks | Glass Block Room @ Cape Fear Regional Theatre (by invitation only) 
Youth Dance Call Back: Sunday November 7, 2021 | 2:00pm-2:45pm
Adult Dance Call Back: Sunday November 7, 2021 | 3:00pm-3:45pm
Callbacks: Sunday November 7, 2021 |4:00pm-9:00pm 

About this show: Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy, and her little dog, too. They’re off to see the Wizard in the magical land of Oz, but in order to make it there, they have to face the Wicked Witch of the West. This iconic musical reminds us that there truly is no place like home. Join us for this beloved family friendly musical that has entertained generations. 

Directed by: Tiffany Green (CFRT’s Shrek the Musical)
Choreographed by: Becca Vorvoulas (CFRT’s Peter & the Starcatcher, Annie, & Shrek the Musical)
Musical Direction by: David Maglione (CFRT’s Shrek the Musical)

Important Dates: 

  • Youth rehearsal begins: Tuesday, December 27, 2021
  • Full company rehearsal begins: December 28, 2021
  • Previews: January 20-21, 2022
  • Opening: January 22, 2022
  • Closing: Saturday, February 13, 2022 (with possible extension closing Sunday, February 20, 2022)

**Note: Student and Public matinees may be added after casting. 

Rehearsals are from 2:00-10:00 PM Tuesday – Friday and various times on weekends. We rehearse up to 42 hours a week. Your schedule and hours will vary pending the size of the role. Pay ranges from $200+ per week for non-union and a one-time stipend for youth. Housing available for out-of-town artists.  

To request an appointment, please email: auditions@cfrt.org with your headshot (if available), resume, audition form and role you would like to be seen for. 

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment with your headshot, resume, and filled out Audition Form 21-22 and WOZ Conflict Calendar. 

Youth Preparation: Please prepare Munchkin Land audition cut Score and the included side provided for the role (found below with character breakdown.) Practice track available here.  

Adult Preparation: Please prepare the side provided for the role (found below with character breakdown) and ONE of the following songs- If I Only Had a Heart cut Score or Over the Rainbow cut Score. Practice tracks available here. 

We are only casting the following roles; all other roles have been filled: 

Adults: 
Uncle Henry/Guard: (Baritone) Dorothy’s pleasant uncle. Strong comic actor, big presence. Uncle Henry Side
Hickory/Tinman: (Baritone/Tenor) A kind-hearted romantic who is desperate for a heart. Tinman/Hickory Sides   
Prof. Marvel/Wizard: Older father figure with an eccentric flair. Prof. Marvel/Wizard Sides
Ensemble: A robust ensemble of performers who play Ozians, Winkies, Jitterbug and all other characters. Ensemble Side
Understudy/Swing: to cover all male tracks. Ensemble Side
Understudy/Swing: to cover all female tracks. Ensemble Side

Youth: 
Munchkins (Ages 6-10, must have completed kindergarten): The long oppressed little people of Munchkin Land are happy to be freed. Two companies of six. Munchkin Land Side
Winkies / Flying Monkeys / Ozians / Adult Munchkins (Ages 11-19): The chorus of the show, with featured speaking/vocal/dancing roles available. Casting four at most, will perform in all shows. Munchkin Land Side

Please note, for Munchkins, there will be 2 youth casts of 6 performers. They must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances scheduled for their cast. For Winkies/etc., there will be one cast of up to four that must be available for all performances. 

CLUE Auditions

Auditions | Glass Block Room @ CFRT (by appointment only)
Saturday July 17, 2021 | 1:00-6:00pm

Callbacks | Glass Block Room @ CFRT (by invitation only)
Sunday July 18, 2021 | 10:00am-1:00pm

About this show: It’s a dark and stormy night, and the host of a dinner party has turned up dead in his own mansion. Inspired by the board game and film, join Miss Scarlett, Colonel Mustard, Professor Plum, and other colorful guests for this hilarious murder mystery. As the guests race to find the killer, audiences will be in stitches to try and figure out WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!

Directed by: Mary Catherine Burke

Important Dates:

  • Rehearsal Begins: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
  • Previews: Thursday, April 7-8, 2022
  • Opening: Saturday, April 9, 2022
  • Closing: Saturday, April 24, 2022

**Note: Student and Public matinees may be added after casting.

Rehearsals are from 2:00-10:00 PM Tuesday – Friday and various times on weekends. We rehearse up to 42 hours a week. Your schedule and hours will vary pending the size of the role. Pay ranges from 200+ per week for non-union. AEA Guest Artist Tier 3 Contract: $628/week plus per diem, health/pension/dues. Housing available for out of town artists.

To request an appointment, please email: auditions@cfrt.org with your headshot, resume, audition form and role you would like to be seen for.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment with your headshot, resume, and filled out AUDITION FORM

What to prepare: Please prepare the sides provided for the role(s) of your choice (sides will be uploaded by Tues. July 6):

Roles:

Wadsworth: Male; A traditional British butler in every sense: uptight, formal and “by the book.” He is the driving force in the play. Wadsworth Sides

Colonel Mustard: Male; A puffy, pompous, dense, blow-hard of a military man. Col Mustard Sides

Professor Plum: Male; An academic Casanova who woos women with his big … brain. Prof Plum Sides

Mrs. White: Female; A pale, morbid, and tragic woman. Mrs. White may or may not be the murderer of her five ex-husbands. Mrs. White Sides

Mr. Green: Male; A timid, yet officious, rule follower. He’s a bit of a klutz and awfully anxious. Mr. Green Sides

Miss Scarlett: Female; A dry, sardonic D.C. Madam who is more interested in secrets than sex. Miss Scarlet Sides

Mrs. Peacock: Female; The church-going wife of a Senator. A bit batty, neurotic, and quick to hysteria. Mrs. Peacock Sides

Yvette: Female; A sexy, French Maid, with her own secret aspirations. (Also plays THE REPORTER in the final scene). Yvette Sides

Ensemble Man: MR. BODDY – A mobster type fella. A dark cloud follows this guy wherever he goes; THE COP — A “Regular Joe”; AUXILIARY MUSTARD – The back of Colonel Mustard during a scene of theatrical trickery; AUXILIARY WADSWORTH – Wadsworth during two scenes of theatrical trickery; AN AGENT – An FBI agent who helps to save the day. Man Sides

Ensemble Woman: THE COOK – A threatening presence; THE MOTORIST – A benign gentleman who rings the wrong doorbell; AUXILIARY SCARLET – The back of Miss Scarlet during a scene of theatrical trickery; AUXILIARY WADSWORTH – Wadsworth during two scenes of theatrical trickery; AN AGENT – An FBI agent who helps to save the day. Woman Sides