Mary Poppins Audition Sign-Up
Tue, Jan 28 3:15pm - Tue, Feb 4 5:05pm
Wicklund Elementary MPR
1 day before, 2 days before

 

Group Auditions

  • Grade-Group Sessions!  So that we can better see all kids, we are holding smaller sessions for group auditions.  Dates are listed below, with specific session times on the sign-up.
    • TK-2nd Grade:  Tuesday, 1/28 (3:15-3:45 or 3:55-4:25)
    • 6th-8th Grade:  Tuesday, 1/28 (4:35-5:05 or 5:15-5:45 or 5:55-6:25)
    • 3rd-5th Grade:  Tuesday, 2/4 (3:15-3:45 or 3:55-4:25 or 4:35-5:05)
  • Everyone will participate in Group Auditions and all are expected to stay for the entire time.
  • Everyone attending will need to pre-register online here.
  • All those auditioning will need to submit a picture (head shot only, preferred) prior to auditions.  Pictures should be emailed to Vicki Beckman at vicki@mhwsf.org.  These pictures are used during the casting process to help us remember the kiddos.
  • Group Auditions are closed. Parents may not observe.
  • Group Auditions will involve many activities — singing, dancing, acting games — and everyone will be expected to participate in all activities as part of their audition.
  • All students will need to memorize a song for the Group Auditions.  The sheet music and recording are currently available on Konstella in the “Mary Poppins Jr. Auditions” group.  It is expected that everyone will be able to preform without sheet music for the audition.
  • Students should come to auditions in comfortable clothes and shoes and should bring a reusable water bottle.  Flip-flops, slides, and sandals without backs are not allowed as they are dangerous on stage.  No bottled water will be allowed due to issues with bottle flipping.
  • Every student who participates in the entire Group Audition will be offered a role!

 

Call Back Auditions:  Friday, February 7th

  • Call Back Auditions are for those kids who demonstrated during the Group Auditions that they have what it takes to be in a featured role.  They had the song memorized and were, at least, confident singers.  They actively participated in all activities.  They followed instructions and took direction.  They were comfortable preforming in front of a group.  And, they exhibited the characteristics of a leader.
  • Call Back Auditions are by invitation only.  Invitations will be sent after Group Auditions via Konstella.
  • Students will be asked to prepare for two specific roles but may prepare one additional role if they would like to.
  • Audition materials will be available online in the “Mary Poppins Jr. Auditions” group on Konstella.  All will include lines and some will include singing.  It is expected that these are memorized prior to the call back audition.
  • We will work very hard to not fall behind but need your help in arriving on time for check in — five minutes before your Call Back appointment. In the interest of keeping things moving, if a child is not present at their call back time, we will move to the next person on the list. If your child misses their time slot or arrives late, they should check in and we will take them as soon as there is an opening.  If a student does not show up at all, we will assume they are no longer interested in one of the featured roles.
  • Auditions are closed.  Parents may not observe.

 

Casting

  • Everyone who completes the Group Audition will be offered a role regardless of ability!  We do our best to see the potential in each kiddo and find a role that is a good fit for them.
  • Competition for featured roles will be stiff.  We’ve designed the audition process to quickly identify those kids who can do a featured role and help us find a good fit for everyone.
  • Some kids might be offered two roles, depending on the size of the roles and their abilities.
  • Casting decisions will be made based on what the Audition Panel thinks is the best role, for the student, and for the production as a whole.  We highly encourage students to be open to any role — even the smallest parts were put in the show for a reason!
  • Beginning the week of February 10th, we will be offering roles via Konstella.  You will be expected to accept the role as soon as possible but definitely within 24 hours or we will offer the part to the next person in line for it.

Jobs

TK-2nd Grade: 3:15-3:45 Signed Up: 12 / 20

Tue, Jan 28 3:15pm-3:45pm
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TK-2nd Grade: 3:55-4:25 Signed Up: 6 / 20

Tue, Jan 28 3:55pm-4:25pm
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6th-8th Grade: 4:35-5:05 Signed Up: 6 / 15

Tue, Jan 28 4:35pm-5:05pm
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6th-8th Grade: 5:15-5:45 Signed Up: 9 / 15

Tue, Jan 28 5:15pm-5:45pm
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6th-8th Grade: 5:55-6:25 Signed Up: 4 / 15

Tue, Jan 28 5:55pm-6:25pm
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3rd-5th Grade: 3:15-3:45 Signed Up: 15 / 15

Tue, Feb 4 3:15pm-3:45pm

3rd-5th Grade: 3:55-4:25 Signed Up: 10 / 15

Tue, Feb 4 3:55pm-4:25pm
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3rd-5th Grade: 4:35-5:05 Signed Up: 12 / 15

Tue, Feb 4 4:35pm-5:05pm
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