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AUDITION NOTICE: 'The Drowsy Chaperone' by Swich Up Productions

Audition Notice: The Drowsy Chaperone by Swich Up Productions

Are you ready to step into the spotlight and unleash your comedic talents? Swich Up Productions invites you to audition for their uproarious musical comedy, "The Drowsy Chaperone"! If you're a talented singer and a master of comedy, this is your chance to shine! Join us as we bring to life a side-splitting production filled with unforgettable characters and show-stopping tunes.

Audition Date: Saturday, April 13th (choose AM or PM)

Location: Firestation 101, 101 Limestone St, Ipswich

Callbacks: Sunday, April 14th at 2:00 PM (by invitation)

Audition Schedule:

  • Individual Auditions: Saturday, April 13th (as per your allocated audition time)

  • Group Choreography Audition: Saturday, April 13th (10:30 AM or 2:30 PM)

How to Apply:

  • Apply online: Audition Form

  • Choose your preferred audition slot (AM or PM)

  • Research the show and select two songs in the show's style (one can be from the show itself!)

  • Email us at for assistance.

What to Expect:

  • Arrive 10-20 minutes early to sign in and get settled.

  • You'll perform for the audition panel (Director, Musical Director, and Choreographer).

  • Prepare to read scenes for your chosen characters and showcase your singing talent (up to 32 bars of each chosen song). Bring sheet music – an accompanist will be provided.

  • All auditionees will participate in a group choreography session, so wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

  • Callbacks are by invitation only. If selected, you'll perform specific song selections and readings related to your designated character(s) on Sunday, April 14th.

Important Notes:

  • Show Fee: $40 (includes membership, insurance, and a free ticket to any performance)

  • Libretto Deposit: $50 (refundable upon return of the script)

  • Rehearsal Period: 28th April - 25th July. Rehearsing on Sundays 2-5pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-10pm at Firestation 101. Schedule subject to change after casting

  • Tech Week: 21st - 25th July

  • Performances: 26th July - 4th August, 2024. Additional performances may be scheduled based on ticket sales.

About Swich Up Productions: Established in 2023, Swich Up Productions is dedicated to delivering top-notch theatre experiences in Ipswich. The debut performance of "It's a Wonderful Life" last year was met with widespread acclaim, setting the stage for our commitment to excellence. Join us as we continue to raise the bar and contribute to the vibrant artistic community of Ipswich! This is your chance to be part of an unforgettable theatrical experience. Join us for auditions and let your comedic talent shine bright.


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