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Tarzan, The Musical
Kitsap Forest Theater/Mountaineers

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  • Tarzan, The Musical
  • Kitsap Forest Theater/Mountaineers
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Open to All
  • Seattle & Bremerton, WA
  • Project Begins: Jun 5, 2017
  • Project Ends: Aug 20, 2017
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  • Contact Person: Gala Lindvall
  • Primary Phone: 206-542-7815
  • Secondary Phone: 206-941-4168
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    The Mountaineers Players
    7700 Sand Point Way NE
    Seattle, WA 98115


    APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Bremerton audition TBA;
    Seattle auditions are held at the Seattle Center, TPS Rooms, 4th floor.

    Submission instructions:
    Email or phone for audition appointment: please include cell phone number on email submissions & approx. time requested.

Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas who name him Tarzan. Apart from striving for acceptance from his ape father, Tarzan's life is mostly monkey business until a human expedition treks into his tribe's territory and he encounters creatures like himself for the first time. Tarzan struggles to navigate a jungle, thick with emotion as he discovers his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts. Need all ages – most roles require strong singing and dancing.

Performance dates at the Kitsap Forest Theater are July 29-30, August 5-6, 12-13; 19-20. All shows are at 2:00 pm. There is a required preview performance on Friday, July 28.

 

Other details:
Rehearsals start June 5. Weeknight rehearsals are held in Seattle at TPS, 4th floor, Seattle Center House. Weekend rehearsals are held at the Kitsap Forest Theater. Not all actors are called to every rehearsal.

Tarzan auditions are running concurrently with our summer show auditions: Wizard of Oz. We encourage actors to audition for both shows if your schedule allows. Rehearsal schedules for both shows are on our web site.

We typically have actors from both sides of the sound and carpool opportunities are available.

The Mountaineers Players have been producing high quality shows at the unique Kitsap Forest Theater since 1923. Read about our theater, its history and see pictures at www.ForestTheater.com. Please call with questions: 206-542-7815

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
TARZAN: A vulnerable, fearless young man raised by apes. Terk’s best friend; Range: B2 – Bb4
TERK: A sarcastic ape and Tarzan’s best friend; Range: EB 3 – B4
KERCHAK: The gruff leader of the gorillas and Kala’s mate; Range: Ab2 – Gb4
KALA: A gentle mother ape. Kerchak’s mate and Tarzan’s protector; Range: E3 – Eb5
JANE: An adventurous young English botanist who falls in love with Tarzan; Range: F#3 – F5
PORTER: A bumbling English professor of biology, Jane’s father; Range: B2– Bb4
CLAYTON: Brutish, greedy hunter and guide. Lead’s Jane and Porter’s expedition
LEOPARD: A fierce carnivore that threatens both gorillas and humans – dance role
YOUNG TARZAN: An innocent young boy. Loses his parents and is raised by apes; Range: C3 – E4
YOUNG TERK: A sarcastic adolescent ape. Tarzan’s best friend; Range: G3 – B4
SNIPES: Head of the expedition crew
ENSEMBLE: Animals of the forest, expedition crew, small featured roles
APE TRIBE: Tribe of gorillas who become Tarzan’s family – strong singing and dancing

Audition/Interview Dates:
Season auditions held in Seattle & Bremerton. Bremerton: Wed., Feb. 22, 7:30 pm; Seattle: Sat., Feb. 25 (10-4) & Mon., Feb. 27 (7-9 pm)

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Saturday, March 11, 10 am - 2 pm

Audition Requirements:
Please prepare one song (bring taped accompaniment or use our accompanist) and a 1 – 2 minute memorized monologue or scene cutting.

Monetary compensation:
Stipends available for some roles.

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