Auditions for Annie will be held at Miss Annie's Dance Studio, 615 S. Main Street, on Saturday, June 9th starting at 10am for Children 2nd-5th grade and 1pm for grades 6th- high school. *Note; Saturday's audition is for children only. Sunday, June 10th auditions will be for the Adult and Children's roles starting at 2 pm and at 6:30 pm on Monday, June 11th. If necessary, call backs will be announced. The cast size is flexible and will include Adults and Children, 2nd grade and above. Dance requirements for most roles are considered to be standard.
Show dates are August 3, 4, 10 and 11.
Annie Character Breakdown
Annie- A streetwise orphan; eventually taken in by Warbucks. Spunky, friendly, big voiced. Must be able to appear age 10-12. Vocal range: Top G5, bottom A3. Mezzo-Soprano. Strong vocal, acting and dancing.
Warbucks- A successful businessman with a warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, bullish. May have to be either bald or willing to wear a skull cap to look the part. Age: 40 to 55. Vocal range: Top Gb5, bottom B3. Baritone. Strong vocal, acting and standard dancing.
Grace Farrell- Faithful secretary to Oliver Warbucks. Poised, sweet, gentle. Age: 20-35. Vocal range: Top G5, bottom Bb3. Soprano.
Miss Hannigan- The orphan matron who hates children, but is fond of liquor. Very Disillusioned, bitter, and cold. Age: 30 and above. Vocal range: Top F5, bottom A3. Alto.
Rooster- Miss Hannigan's no good brother looking for a quick buck. A sleazy, slick con man. Age 25-35. Vocal range: Top G5, bottom B3. Tenor.
Lily- Rooster's girlfriend who is also out for a quick buck. She is a floozy and bimbo. Age: 20-30. Vocal range: Top G5, bottom B3. Soprano.
Orphans- The other girls in the orphanage with Annie. These girls are gritty, neglected, vulnerable, yet basically honest and potentially loveable. Age: 2nd grade through high school. *These roles will be double cast which means the one set of orphans will be in the shows the 1st weekend; the 2nd set of orphans will be in the shows the 2nd weekend.
Roosevelt- The 32nd President of the United States. Age: Must be able to appear 40-60. Vocal range: Top F4, bottom Eb3. Baritone.
Bert Headley- The ultimate radio personality. He helps Annie by broadcasting about the search for her birth parents. Age: 30 and above. Vocal range: Top G5, bottom E4. Tenor.
Ensemble- There is a large ensemble that includes speaking and singing roles. We will cast both men and women, boys and girls in these roles that include, Servants, Boylan Sisters, Cabinet Members, and Hooverville Citizens.