Lyric Auditions

Lyric has multiple auditions scheduled for its 2017 season.  You may find these dates below.  Please note the special nature of IN THE HEIGHTS and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.

Lyric encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to audition.

An accompanist will be provided at all auditions. Unless specifically stated (as in LYRIC’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL), no acapella singing is permitted.

NO video or email submissions will be accepted at this time.
If you have questions, please contact Ashley Wells at (405) 524-9310 x102, or Ashley@LyricTheatreOKC.com
February 26 - March 6, 2017

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

WHEN YOU WISH

WEST SIDE STORY

ROCK OF AGES

WHEN:
February 26th – March 4th

Call backs March 5th & 6th

(See times below)

WHERE:
Lyric Theatre and Thelma Gaylord Academy Building: 1801 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

WHAT TO BRING:

Please bring a non-returnable headshot and resume cut to 8×10 and stapled back to back.

Singers:
Please prepare your best 16 bars in the style of the show. If there is a particular role you are interested in, please feel free to sing that character’s song. You may be asked to sing more than one song — please be prepared.  Character breakdown may be found here.
NO pre-recorded music; an accompianist will be provided. You are responsible for bringing legible sheet music in your desired key.

Dancers: If you have attended a singer call you will be invited to the dance call.
Please bring ballet shoes, tap shoes, character shoes and jazz shoes. Dancers will be asked to sing if you did not attend the singer call.

Character breakdown may be found here.

TIMES:

Sunday February 26th      

Auditions for Young Girl 8-15yrs old WHEN YOU WISH (must be 8yrs old by the audition)

Auditions for Teen Apprentices 16-18yrs old.  Teen Apprentice roles are available for WHEN YOU WISH & WEST SIDE STORY (must be 16yrs old by the first day of rehearsal)

No Appointment Necessary.

Sign up begins at 12:30pm; we will start hearing children and apprentices sing at 1pm and end at 3:30pm. We will dance Young Girl at 3:30pm. (must have sung before the dance call)

Apprentices may be invited to the Dance call on Sun. February 26th at 4:00pm or Sat. March 4th. Must be available to attend on either dance call to be considered.

Sunday February 26th

Open Dancer call – Sign up begins at 3:30pm; dance audition begins at 4:00pm.  No Appointment Necessary.  Please bring ballet, tap, character, and jazz shoes.  (Apprentices who audition may be invited to come to this dance audition.  Dancers will be asked to sing.)

Wednesday March 1st     Character breakdown may be found here.

Singer auditions – 3pm-8pm. Please click here to reserve an appointment.

Thursday March 2nd         Character breakdown may be found here.

Singer auditions – 3pm-8pm. Please click here to reserve an appointment.

Friday March 3rd                 Character breakdown may be found here.

Singer auditions – 3pm-8pm. Please click here to reserve an appointment.

Saturday March 4th          Character breakdown may be found here.

Out of State College/Adult Singer auditions – 10am-1pm. Please click here to reserve an appointment.
These appointments are for people who are traveling from out of state ONLY.
If you live in Oklahoma, please schedule an appointment on an alternate day.
Children coming from out of state please come to the Feb 26th call.

Saturday March 4th           

Open Dancer call – Sign up begins at 1:30pm; dance audition begins at 2pmNo Appointment Necessary. Please bring ballet, tap, character, and jazz shoes.

(Singers & Apprentices who audition during the week may be invited to come to this dance audition. Dancers will be asked to sing if you did not sing during the week.)

Sunday March 5th               Call Backs for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, WHEN YOU WISH & ROCK OF AGES

Call backs will begin at 12pm.
If you are called back, you will be given a specific time.
If you are unable to come to call backs on the 5th, let us know and we will try to work something out.

Monday March 6th               Call backs for WEST SIDE STORY.  Times TBD.

NO video or email submissions will be accepted at this time.

IN THE HEIGHTS Callbacks- February 6

IN THE HEIGHTS – Director Michael Balderrama (resident choreographer for HAMILTON Chicago)

(Rehearsals begin May 2nd , performs June 8-July 2 at ZACH Theatre)
This Show is in conjunction with the ZACH Theatre in Austin. Once it performs there, it will come to Lyric Theatre and run from August 8th – 12th. 

WHEN:
Call Backs will be on February 6th at 6pmThe Director will be in OKC on this day. If called back, you must be present to be considered.  Calls will be made by Jan. 26th.

Additional audition dates in Austin, TX, for same production. Please go to ZACH Theatre’s website for details http://zachtheatre.org/about/join-our-teamcast/auditions-casting/ on (dates at Zach)

WHERE:
Lyric Theatre and Thelma Gaylord Academy Building: 1801 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

TIMES:

Call backs beginning at 6pm.

WHAT TO BRING:
Please bring a non-returnable headshot and resume cut to 8×10 and stapled back to back.

Please prepare your best 16 bars in the style of the show. If there is a particular role you are interested in, please feel free to sing that character’s song. You may be asked to sing more than one song — please be prepared.  Character breakdown may be found here.

Ensemble Dancers: Women bring sneakers and heels. Men sneakers and dance/character shoes. Hip hop and salsa movement. Must be able to partner well.

Ensemble Singers/Movers: Women bring sneakers and heels. Men sneakers and dance/character shoes. Must sing very well. Must be good with rhythms.

NO pre-recorded music; an accompianist will be provided. You are responsible for bringing legible sheet music in your desired key.

May 7, 2017

A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Adult and Children auditions.  Character breakdown may be found here.

WHEN:

May 7, 2017

WHERE:
Lyric Theatre and Thelma Gaylord Academy Building: 1801 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

TIME:

1PM-5PM – open call – no appointment necessary

WHAT TO BRING:

Please bring a non-returnable headshot and resume cut to 8×10 and stapled back to back.

Please sing a Christmas carol A’ Capella. You will be asked to perform a cold read of any sides.

September 10, 2017

SPRING 2018 SHOWS

WHEN:

September 10, 2017

WHERE:

Lyric Theatre and Thelma Gaylord Academy Building: 1801 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106

TIME:

3pm-8pm open call – no appointment necessary

Sign up begins at 2:30pm.

 

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma works with Actors’ Equity Association under the University/Resident Theatres Association (URTA) contract. Union performers work alongside our resident non-union company members, who may choose to participate in the EMC (Equity Membership Candidate) program.

Lyric does not provide housing* for non-AEA performers that audition locally. Each show rehearses for approximately two weeks prior to its opening night.

*Good housing is available at a reasonable cost and within biking distance. Please contact Company Manager, Matthew Sipress, for housing referrals: Matthew@LyricTheatreOKC.com.

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