AUDITIONS OPEN NOW
Liberty Theatre Company holds open auditions for our Company Productions - meaning that you do not need to be an existing ensemble member to be a part of one of our productions. Just a thirst for creativity!
Liberty Theatre Co is proud to present
THE ADDAMS FAMILY YOUNG @ PART
as our 2022 Spring MTP Production
Our Junior Musical Theatre Program is back this Spring with The Addams Family Young @ Part Edition.
After the success of Aladdin Jr we are stepping it up a gear and introducing returning and new cast members to higher paced, more intensive and more involved Theatre Education.
Each weekly workshop has not only been significantly extended but is also split into 2 workshop days per week.
Thursdays are our Song and Dance Days - Cast will be put through their paces with intensive vocal exercises and guided vocal instruction. As well as expert choreographic instruction.
Saturdays are our Acting Bootcamps where cast, both Principal and Ensemble learn the finer arts of Stage Craft, working to a script, taking direction and more.
Lights & Sound – We are introducing a new component to the course for aspiring Sound and Lighting engineers – Learn how to set and program lighting plots. Create and develop audio cues and learn how to operate a live sound system all from within our very own Working Theatre. * Note that tech students will not be performing in the show but rather operating sound and lighting and also working in other areas of technical theatre.
This production is open to all aspiring actors Aged 9 to 18– You Do Not Need To Be An Existing Student.
Participation is open to everyone and once registered you will automatically be cast as part of our Ensemble however if you would like to audition for a character role see below:
Character Auditions for parts will take place on Saturday 23rd July from 1:00-4:00pm.
This program begins on July 28th 4.30pm
Full cast rehearsals will take place on the following days.
Thursdays 4pm to 630pm - Movement and Vocals
Saturdays 1pm to 5pm – Blocking and Stage Craft
FULL COMMITMENT TO REHEARSALS REQUIRED
If you are successfully cast in THE ADDAMS FAMILY you will be required to be available for the entire rehearsal period and show season. Due to the nature of this show, rehearsals will be intensive, requiring discipline, professionalism and a high level of energy and commitment from the outset.
Please do not audition if you are not in a position to fully commit to the rehearsal schedule. While talent is a primary consideration when casting, level of commitment will be also be a consideration, and final choices for principal and ensemble roles will be made with this in mind.
5 Performances Only
Friday, 28th Oct - 7:00pm
Saturday, 29th Oct - 2:00pm & 7pm
Sunday, 30th Oct – 2pm & 7pm
MTP Course Fee - $375
Ready to audition?
Send Us An Email For Your Audition Pack to Info@libertystudios.com.au
Gomez Addams - Casting Age 12-18
A suave man of Spanish descent who adores his wife and children and takes immense pride in being an Addams. He struggles with having to keep his daughter’s secret from his wife, whom he adores more than death.
Morticia Addams - Casting Age 12 - 18
The strength of the Addams family who believes strongly in family tradition. Morticia is unnerved thinking that Gomez is hiding something from her. She is confident with a side of dry wit. Feels her husband is hiding something from her and will use any tactic to lure the secret out.
Wednesday Addams - Casting Age 12 to 16 - Flexible age
Big sister Wednesday who has her father’s heart and her mother’s sensibility and dry wit falls in love with a “normal” boy who she brings home to meet the family. Wednesday is trying to balance her relationships with her “strange” family with that of her new love and his “normal” family. Wednesday showcases compassion, a bit of stubbornness and strong will.
Pugsley Addams - Casting Age 9 - 16
The youngest of the Addams Family, Pugsley loves to be tortured by his big sister. He is lost trying to figure out his place now that she has a new boyfriend and family dynamics are changing. He wants to ensure he won’t lose his sister to her new boyfriend so he takes matters in to his own hands.
Uncle Fester - Casting Age - 9 - 18
Serving as the narrator of the show, Uncle Fester is larger than life, lovable, childish, enthusiastic and highly incorrigible.
Grandma Fun - Casting Age 9 - 18
quirky and feisty, Grandma always has a trick up her sleeve. Grandma is wise, wacky and sometimes a bit crass. Don’t mess with Grandma!
Lurch - Any Age - Looking for someone tall
A man of few words, Lurch is the Addams Family butler. His unmistakable commanding presence is accented by grunts, moans and deliberate movement.
Mal Beinecke - Casting Age 12- 18
The uptight and stuffy father of Lucas and exasperated husband to rhyming Alice, cynical Mal meets the Addams with skepticism. He finds the Addams to be too bizarre for his liking and cannot fathom being related to them.
Alice Beinecke - Casting Age 12 - 18
Lucas’s mother and Mal’s wife, Alice is strongly devoted to her family. She presents herself as reserved and collected (even when speaking in rhyme) until she learns to unleash her wild side at dinner with the Addams.
Lucas Beinecke - Casting Age 12 - 16
The hopeful romantic and son of Alice & Mal, Lucas has fallen in love with Wednesday and intends to marry her. He is optimistic and hopeful yet struggles to find the balance between his “normal” family and the macabre Addams.
The Ancestors - Any Age
The Addams ancestors from various eras serve as the chorus for the show and help bring the story to life. They will be featured both singing and dancing throughout the entire show (once relapsed from the family crypt!).
Contact Tim Gibbs – Artistic Director