Anna in the Tropics, 2016. Photo by Gregg Le Blanc.

Auditions

Open Auditions

Ross Valley Players holds open auditions for every show we produce. To receive all audition notices, please click HERE. We welcome you to join our wonderful group of collaborators in making professionally-oriented, high-quality live theatre in Marin. We are the oldest continually operating theatre company on the West Coast. Wonderful Non-AEA actors come from throughout the Bay Area to play on our historic stage. Our houses our well-attended, parking is free and easy, and we offer a stipend. We have been nominated for and have received Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards, Dean Goodman Awards, and Theatre Bay Area Awards.

PRIDE and PREJUDICE ~ The Musical

Adapted by Josie Brown; Music and Lyrics by Rita Abrams; Directed by Phoebe Moyer

Performances Thursday through Sunday, July 24 – August 23, 2020

Auditions

Saturday, November 16, 12pm – 6pm
          The First Church of Christ, 1618 Fifth Ave., San Rafael
Sunday, November 17, 6pm – 10:30pm
          The First Church of Christ, 1618 Fifth Ave., San Rafael

1618 Fifth Avenue is the front of the church. Walk up the path to the left of the church building until you reach Mission Avenue. Take a right turn and the auditions are the first door on the right. If you get lost call 415-272-7375

Callbacks
Monday, December 16, 6:00pm – 10:00pm 
          The First Church of Christ, 1618 Fifth Ave., San Rafael
Tuesday, December 17, 6:00pm – 10:00pm 
          The First Church of Christ, 1618 Fifth Ave., San Rafael

What to prepare and bring:

  • Headshot, resume, and sheet music for audition pianist
  • One 2-minute monologue (English accent)
  • One verse from an up-tempo song>comedy welcome
  • One verse from a ballad
  • A list of all conflicts between 6/8/2020 (1st rehearsal) and 7/22/2020 (final dress)
    (Rehearsals: Mon-Th (6:30-10 PM) and Sat (noon to 6 PM)

Characters (Note that while not all are major singing roles, singers must have strong voices)

ELIZABETH BENNET (20’s-30’s): intelligent and spirited with a keen wit;  enjoys studying people’s characters.

DARCY FITZWILLIAM (30’s):  handsome, proud, arrogant, slightly reclusive; honorable to his friends.

MRS. BENNET (50’s):  foolish, unrestrained mother; obsessed with finding husbands for her daughters.

MR. BENNET (50’s):  ironic, often apathetic, very patient.

JANE BENNET (20’s-30’s):  gentle, kind-hearted, Elizabeth’s confidant; careful about revealing her feelings.

MARY BENNET (early 20’s):  pretentious, 3rd Bennet daughter, lacking in social skills; prefers reading.

CATHERINE (KITTY) BENNET (early 20’s):  peevish, 4th Bennet daughter; loves flirting with soldiers.

LYDIA BENNET (early 20’s):   immature, irresponsible, youngest  Bennet daughter;  Mrs. Bennet’s favorite.

CHARLES BINGLEY (30’s):  good natured, handsome, attractive to women, genuine; avoids conflicts.

CAROLINE BINGLEY (30’s):  shallow, haughty, fair weather friend; jealous of others’ happiness.

CHARLOTTE LUCAS (30’s):  Elizabeth’s sensible and intelligent friend; very practical and unassuming.

GEORGE WICKHAM (30’s):  handsome, personable; a fortune hunter

LADY CATHERINE de BOURGH (50’s-60’s):  arrogant, manipulative; protective of her status.

MR. COLLINS (late 30’s and on):  ridiculous and pompous; obsequious to his betters.

COLONEL FITZWILLIAM (20s-30s):  well-mannered, pleasant cousin to Darcy

SIR WILLIAM LUCAS (50’s):  aristocratic, reserved.

LADY LUCAS (50’s):  aristocratic, reserved.

HILL/SOLDIER/FOOTMAN/etc. (Open):  a wonderful chance to play multiple roles.