Seeking excellent dancers. Strong ballet technique and tumbling skills a plus, must also be strong singers. Smaller roles will be cast out of the ensemble.
Charismatic leader of a children's band of thieves, age range 45-60, singer/actor/ good mover. He is sly, cunning, likeable despite his despicable actions.
Vibrant, earthy barmaid/ prostitute. She was trained, in her youth, as a thief by Fagin. Age range 20-30, alto with a belt to a C, must be an excellent mover. She lives with and loves the abusive Bill Sykes. She longs for a better life and empathizes with Oliver.
Stoic sociopath. He is a master thief who is feared for his murderous temper. Age range 25-40 actor/singer (baritone).
The Master of the Workhouse, age range 40-55, singer (high tenor). A large, pompous and corrupt bureaucrat.
The Mistress of the Workhouse, age range 40-55, singer (soprano- belt). Sharp-tongued widow, also corrupt. Later marries Mr. Bumble.
The undertaker, age range 40-55. An alcoholic, he is manipulated by his nagging wife..
The undertaker's wife, age range 40-55, actress/singer (mezzo). A savvy, penny-pinching nag.
Undertaker's apprentice, age range 18-25. Threatened by Oliver, he torments him.
Sowerberry's promiscuous daughter, age range 16-21, actress.
Older gentleman, age range 50-60, actor/singer. Kind, upper class gentleman, Oliver's grandfather.
A housekeeper, age range 45-60. Works for Mr. Brownlow. Warm personality.
Friend to Mr. Brownlow. Age range 40-50
First rehearsal: March 11, 2013
First performance: April 4, 2013
Closing: June 2, 2013
Material To Prepare:
Men should wear jazz shoes, women should wear heels. Please prepare a song (32 bars) in the style of the show. You MAY be asked to sing a second song, so please be prepared with an additional selection. Please bring headshot and resume.