Auditions will be held on Friday, August 18, with call-backs on Saturday, August 19 at the Cooke-Haley Theater in the Louisa Arts Center 212, Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa, Virginia.
Central Virginia Theatre will be holding auditions for its inaugural productions of “Dracula” and “Best Christmas Pageant Ever – The Musical” on August 18 at Louisa Arts Center, 125 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA.
“Best Christmas Pageant Ever – The Musical” auditions at 4pm and Dracula auditions at 7pm.
Call-backs will be conducted on August 19 at 11am.
Dracula will open October 20 and Best Christmas Pageant Ever – The Musical opens December 8.
“Dracula” A Vampire Play in two acts, dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston from the novel by Bram Stoker. Auditions at 7:00Pm and call back times TBD.
Dracula – A tall, mysterious man….Polished and distinguished…Continental and aged around 50
Maid – Attractive young girl of middle “downstairs” class
Harker – A young man of about 25; handsome, a typical Englishman of the middle class, sometimes explosive, incisive and excitable
Dr. Seward – Played in this production by a woman of late 40’s / early 50’s; intelligent, but a typical specialist who lives in a world of textbooks and patients, and whom strongly disagrees with anything not supported by science
Renfield – Repulsive young man; border line maniac with a disgusting habit of eating flies, under the tutelage of Dracula, must be very athletic
Attendant – Young man of the lower class; guard, watchman, and charged with controlling Renfield
Lucy – A beautiful girl of 20, unnaturally pale, walks with difficulty; a focus of Dracula
Abraham Van Helsing – A man of medium height, in the early 50\’s Gray hair, nervous, alert manner; an air of resolution; a man of resourceful action. Very Continental and able to speak many languages but is of Dutch decent. (May be played by the director)
Various Vimpirettes – Walk-ons with limited dialogue but capable of personality changes and subject to occasional attacks from other female vampires.
We also need the following Production Support:
Contact: Jeffrey B. Bowen
Executive Director, Louisa Arts Center / Central Virginia Theatre