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Audition – The Jungle Book

July, Auditions, - | Comments Off on Audition – The Jungle Book

adapted by Monica Flory based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling

directed by Sarah Christener

Auditions at Old Mill Theatre,  South Perth
on Saturday, 1st July 2017,  from 9am – 4pm

The season runs 20th October – 4th November 2017 (see webpage for details)
at MosArts at Camelot, Mosman Park

First reading will be July 15th

Plot Summary:

In this action-packed adaptation of the classic adventure story, precocious Mowgli grows up believing he’s as fierce a wolf as any of the members of his pack. When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to reconcile these very different identities, and decide whether to remain with the pack, or return to the human world from which he was born. And will he be trained in the Law of the Jungle in time to defeat Shere Khan, the most feared animal of all?

Characters:

 Tha (Mowgli’s wolf father), male 18+  yr old
  Raksha (Mowgli’s wolf mother), female 18+ yr old
  Akela (raging leader of the Seeonee wolf pack) – male, 18+ yr old
  Monkeys   Any age/gender. Must move well. May double with wolves.
  Wolves   Cubs & young adults. Any age/gender. May double with monkeys
  Kites (birds) Narrators of the story. Any age/gender. On stage 90% of the play
Must have good voice control, & focus.

We are looking for approximately 4-6 wolves, and 4 monkeys. More monkeys may be sought for scenes that are to be filmed prior to production. Anyone auditioning will be considered for this opportunity.


The auditions will run in one-hour long blocks with no more than 10 actors per block.

For further information and to book an audition slot please contact the director, Sarah Christener  on 0439 551 340, or at s.christiner@hotmail.com

First reading will be July 15th at the Old Mill. Rehearsals until August will be Monday & Thursday nights and Saturday afternoon. Venues will vary.