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Janus Concert Series is casting all roles for a staged concert production of Camelot (the musical) by Alan Jay Learner and Frederick Loewe. The production will incorporate non-traditional casting to tell the story of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and their idyllic Camelot. The musical has two contrasting acts and lots of characters. Act I is full of satire and light-hearted romance while Act II presents darker themes and focuses on complicated relationships amidst the fall of an empire.
To re-examine and challenge established traditions in opera and musical theater and bridge the gap between them, finding new ways to tell old stories in order to build audiences through exposure and entertainment.
Sunday 6/2 6:00-10:00 PM
Tuesday 6/4 6:00-10:00 PM
Auditions will be held in Kittler Hall
St. Benedict Preparatory School
3943 N. Bell Ave. Chicago IL 60618
Entrance on Bell Avenue.
Actors of all identities and orientations are encouraged to apply.
All roles are up for consideration, as well as understudies.
Arthur- Actor of color preferred
Guinevere- Female-identifying actor preferred
Lancelot- GNC, non-binary or lesbian actor preferred
Merlin- GNC or non-binary actor preferred
Pellinore- improv experience preferred
Mordred- male-identifying actor preferred
Dinadan, Lionel, Sargamore- male-identifying actors preferred
Morgan La Fey- voice over experience preferred
Nimue- soprano or countertenor preferred
Rehearsals will begin in August (exact date TBA) with rehearsals taking place on M-W evenings and Saturday afternoons. Subject to change with notice.
Performances are September 13, 14, and 15.
Material To Prepare:
A 32 bar musical theatre selection and a second selection that you identify with. Sides will follow, but do not need to be memorized.