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Augusta Junior Players

Creative dramatics is extremely beneficial as it serves to broaden and enrich the lives of young people by sharpening their talents, increasing self-confidence, communication skills, and promoting a sense of cooperation and teamwork. The Augusta Players fosters the artistic and creative development of young people through its active Jr Players (age 6 to 19.)

Through this vibrant and innovative program, children and teenagers are motivated by the desire to have fun in an atmosphere that is both comfortable and stimulating. We always have a fun-filled season planned with a variety of productions promising to appeal to young people of all ages!

Participation is encouraged through open auditions. For more information about how to become involved please call 706-826-4707 or email us at jrplayers@augustaplayers.org


Augusta Jr Players announces auditions for Tarzan, the Musical

( Posted: March 4, 2015 )

The Augusta Jr Players Announce Auditions for Tarzan!

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Tarzan is the stage musical based on the Disney film.  The synopsis can be found here: http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000368

AGES: 14-19 all roles except Young Terk and Young Tarzan
8-13 for Young Terk and Young Tarzan
AUDITION DATES: Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3
AUDITION TIME: 1-4 pm
AUDITION LOCATION:  Crossbridge Baptist Church
3130 Skinner Mill Road
Augusta, GA

 

The show will tentatively be performed July 24, 25 & 26.  No conflicts allowed after July 17.   Director–Laura Butler, Assistant Director–Eric Lloyd Mills, Musical Director–Paul Jones.
For your audition, prepare 32 bars of a song from the show or similar genre.  An accompanist will be provided, but you must bring sheet music for them to follow. Singing with cd is allowed, but you must bring your own cd player or other device. There will possibly be a cold reading from the script.
NAMED CHARACTERS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
CLAYTON: A brutish, greedy hunter and guide. Leads Jane and Porter’s expedition. Speaking Role.
JANE: An adventurous young English botanist. She falls in love with Tarzan.
KALA: A gentle mother ape. Kerchak’s mate and Tarzan’s protector.
KERCHAK: The gruff leader of the gorillas and Kala’s mate.
LEOPARD: A fierce carnivore that threatens both gorillas and humans.
PORTER: A bumbling English professor of biology. Jane’s father.
TARZAN: A vulnerable, fearless young man raised by apes. Terk’s best friend who falls in love with Jane. Our story’s protagonist.
TERK: A sarcastic ape and Tarzan’s best friend.
YOUNG TARZAN: An innocent young boy. Loses his parents and is raised by the apes.
YOUNG TERK: A sarcastic adolescent ape. Tarzan’s best friend.
ENSEMBLE:  Apes and Expedition Crew
There is no fee to be in an Augusta Players show, but if cast, there are opportunities to purchase tshirts and duffel bags.  You may also be asked to provide some costuming.
Please do not call the church as they are just providing space.  If you have questions not addressed here, please call (706)-826-4707.