Oct 142016
 

Audition Notice: 9 to 5
Audition Dates – Sun 6th Nov – 10am-5pm, Mon 7th Nov 7-8pm.
Dance audition – Mon 7th Nov 8:15-10:30pm. Dance audition is compulsory. (Girls – please wear chorus shoes if you have them)
Call backs – Thursday 10th November – 7:30-10:30pm.
Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of audition.
Please prepare two contrasting songs in the style of the show. There will be an audition pianist present. Please bring sheet music in a display folder, with any cuts or changes clearly marked and ensure it is in the correct key. iPads and tablets will not be accepted. No backing tracks or acapella auditions.

There will also be cold reads of short scenes at the audition. Please familiarise yourself with the style of the show to understand what you are auditioning for and how you should interpret any material provided to you.

Please note that for our records, parts of your audition may be filmed.
Also note that this is an unpaid opportunity.

Rehearsals:
Wednesday evenings, Sunday afternoons – Wed 16th Nov – Sun 18th December, and Wed 11th Jan – Sun 22nd Jan
Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons – Mon 23rd Jan – 2nd April.
Production week Sun 2nd April – Thurs 6th April
Show dates :
• Friday 7th April @8pm
• Saturday 8th April @ 8pm
• Sunday 9th April @ 5pm
• Monday 10th April & @ 8pm
• Friday 14th April @ 8pm
• Saturday 15th April @ 8pm
• Wednesday 19th April @ 8pm
• Thursday 20th April @ 8pm
• Friday 21st April & 8pm
• Saturday 22nd April & 8pm

All auditions, rehearsals and performances will take place at The Fab Factory, 33 Industry Place, Bayswater.
Any rehearsal unavailability needs to be clearly stated upfront at your audition – there will be a place on the paperwork provided to mark such details.

If accepted into the cast, membership fees and show fees for 2016 total $100, payable within the first month of rehearsals.

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To book an audition, please e-mail fabnobsauditions@gmail.com with your name, contact number and preferred audition date and time.

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Director: Kim Edwards
Musical Director: Sally McKenzie
Choreographer: Karen Ingwersen
Production Manager – Colin Morley
Synopsis
Based on the 1980 movie and with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, 9 to 5 The Musical is the witty revenge tale of three determined but downtrodden office workers Violet, Doralee and Judy who hatch an outrageous plan to overthrow their obnoxious boss Franklin Hart Jr and take over the company. With the office snitch Roz getting suspicious, it’s going to take a miracle for the three women to get away with this, but hey – a girl can scheme, can’t she?!
Characters
(Please note that the ages are ‘stage age’ and are a rough guide depending on casting)
Violet
The company’s Head Secretary and Mr. Hart’s Administrative Assistant, she is a single mother and typically stands up for what she believes in. Attractive, strong, ambitious.
Gender: female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Doralee
A young, sexy spitfire who works at Mr. Hart’s office. She is proof that there is more to a woman than just her looks.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Judy
The “new” girl at the firm, she has been burned by her husband’s affair and is searching for personal empowerment. Insecure, determined, and hopeful.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Franklin Hart
One of the firm’s executives and a notorious chauvinist. He is capable of faking charm but usually shows his true colors as an arrogant, self-absorbed boss.
Gender: male
Age: 45 to 50
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Roz Keith
The attentive office gossip queen and snitch. She has an unrequited love for Mr. Hart and will do anything she can to win his approval.
Gender: female
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Joe
A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Dwayne
Doralee’s attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: E2

Josh
Violet’s awkward teenage son.
Gender: male
Age: 15 to 18

Missy
Franklin Hart’s wife, clueless to her husband’s true nature.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 35

Maria
A young and vibrant secretary in Hart’s office.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F4

Dick
Judy’s soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45

Kathy
A secretary in Hart’s office who just loves a good gossip.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: G4

Margaret
The unashamed office lush.
Gender: female
Age: 30 to 40

Tinsworthy
Franklin Hart’s boss and Chairman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart’s ways than he lets on…
Gender: male
Age: 50 to 65

Ensemble
Supporting roles will double as other cameo characters including the Doctor, the Candy-Striper, policemen, and office staff
Looking for a total cast of 14 including a small ensemble of mixed ages and genders

Type of production
Musical

If other

Company Name and Suburb
Fab Nobs Theatre, Bayswater

State
Victoria