ANNOUNCING TARZAN AUDITIONS

The Owosso Community Players are seeking actors with contemporary musical theater voices as well as dancers/gymnasts for their upcoming production of Disney’s Tarzan.

Auditions for actors/vocalists will be held on December 18 and 19 at the Lebowsky Center in Owosso.  Auditions are open to high school students through adults, with the exception of two boys age 10-13. Sign-in will begin at 6 p.m. with auditions beginning at 6:30 pm.

Those who audition will be asked to sing a prepared selection, preferably with sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.  All those who audition will be asked to learn a short dance combination and may be asked to read some sides.

A separate audition for dancers and gymnasts ages 8 and up will be held on December 27 at the Lebowsky Center. Doors will open for sign-in for dancers age 8-12 at 5 p.m. with auditions beginning at 5:30 pm. Dancers age 13 and up will sign-in at 6 p.m. with auditions beginning at 6:30 pm.

There will be eight performances from February 22 to March 3.  For more information please contact Garret@owossoplayers.com

The following roles will be cast:

Kala
A gentle mother ape. Kerchak’s mate and Tarzan’s protector.
Gender: female

Kerchak
The gruff leader of the gorillas and Kala’s mate.
Gender: male

Leopard
A fierce carnivore that threatens both gorillas and humans.

Young Tarzan
An innocent young boy. Loses his parents and is raised by the apes.
Gender: male

Young Terk
A sarcastic adolescent ape. Tarzan’s best friend.
Gender: male

Terk
A sarcastic ape and Tarzan’s best friend.
Gender: male

Tarzan
A vulnerable, fearless young man raised by apes. Terk’s best friend who falls in love with Jane. Our story’s protagonist.

Jane
An adventurous young English botanist. She falls in love with Tarzan.
Gender: female

Porter
A bumbling English professor of biology. Jane’s father.
Gender: male

Clayton
A brutish, greedy hunter and guide. Leads Jane and Porter’s expedition.

Ensemble
Apes; Expedition Crew