Paramount Players | Paramount Arts Center

2022-2023 Paramount Players Season

The Paramount Players are an award-winning group of talented actors from our very own community. These local actors come together to give you top-notch shows that will have you standing in applause by the end of the performance. The Paramount Players have won the Kentucky Theatre Association’s Outstanding Production for Rent, Cabaret, and Forever Plaid as well as the International Music and Entertainment Association’s Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical for CATS, Rent, and Cabaret.

Paramount Players and Paramount Kids auditions are open to the public.

AUDITION INFORMATION

Date: Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Paramount Arts Center Theater
Ages for audition: 14 and up (with parental consent) 
Performances: Friday, October 14th, and Saturday, October 15th at 7:30 pm.

Advisory: “The Rocky Horror Show” explores mature themes, and contains adult language, partial nudity, sexual content, and simulated violence. “The Rocky Horror Show” may not be suitable for patrons under the age of 18.

What to do before auditions:
Prepare your vocal cut.
You can always look online at performances done by other companies to get a feel for what your character is like. We ask that you never fully base your character on someone else’s portrayal. Always make the character your own. 
Look for excerpts of the script online to familiarize yourself with the script. 
Make sure you know any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal period. Jot those down and put them on your audition sheet. 

What to expect at auditions:
Each auditionee will learn a choreographed dance number that will be performed in small groups for the casting director and his crew. 
Each auditionee will need to prepare one of the cuts below to do in a private vocal audition.
If you are asked to stay for cold reads, those selected will read excerpts from the script with other potential characters.

What to expect after auditions:
The cast list will be posted at www.facebook.com/paramountplayers with a date and time for our cast meeting.
Rehearsals will be 6-9, Monday-Thursday. 

 

Click the character you are interested in, to download the Vocal Cut for that character.
Other parts are available, but please pick one of the vocal parts below to audition with. 

Brad Male, 26-35 (Range: Bari Tenor. Bb2-G4) 
Quirky. but very much in love with his fiance Janet. Overly optimistic at times

ColumbiaFemale, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt E4-E5) 
One of Frank’s servants.

Eddie– Male, 28-40 (Range: Tenor, A3-G4) 
The delivery man “went to pieces”. Misses the rock and roll of life. Comes back to life only to die after his solo.

Frank N’ FurterMale Transvestite, 30-45 (Range: Baritone, D3-G4)
Master of the castle. Welcomes Janet and Brad with open arms. Obsessed with creating a man to be part of his sexual entourage. Master of seduction.

JanetFemale, 26-35 (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, A3-Eb5)
Good girl who is madly in love with Brad. Always seems to be frightened of something. Keeps losing more of her clothes throughout the story. Emotionally weak and caves in to pressure easily.

Magenta– Female, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt, Bb3-Eb5)- One of Frank’s servants. 

Riff RaffMale, 25-40 (Range: High Rock Tenor, D3-B4)
Creepy man resembling more of a zombie. Often makes harmless conversation seem awkward and foreboding. One of Frank’s servants. 

Rocky– Male 18-30 (Range: Tenor, A3-G4)
Frank’s magnificent creation. Sexually appealing with prominent muscles. 

Ensemble– Same cut as Magenta

 

 

Congrats to our cast for High School Musical Jr! 

Stay tuned for audition information for the rest of our season!

 

Fall JR Show: (auditions are over for this show)
High School Musical JR- September 20th, 2022

Fall Show:
Rocky Horror Picture Show- October 14th & 15th, 2022

Christmas Show:
A Christmas Carol the Musical- December 16th and 17th, 2022

Spring JR Show:  (auditions are over for this show)

High School Musical 2 JR – February 7th, 2023

Spring Show:
Matilda- March 24th and 25th, 2023 
Spring  Show:
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