Auditions

Thank you to everyone who submitted. We are no longer accepting applications at this time.

Those of you who have received an audition please refer to your audition package that was included in your email for materials to prepare.
*Please note – those auditioning for SCHLOMO, IRIS, GOODMAN and GRACE are asked to prepare the vocal selection of Bring On Tomorrow that best suits your range for your music audition.

please direct any questions to admin@winnipegstudiotheatre.com

For more information on FAME you can visit these sites
FAME the musical (MTI)
The Fame Network
FREE Cast Recording (YouTube)

FAME: the musical

MARCH 31st- April 8th, 2023

Directed by
Erin McGrath
Choreographed by
The Withermets
(Matthew Armet & Tyrell Witherspoon)

Conceived and developed by  David De Silva

Book by             Lyrics by                   Music by
Jose Fernandez          Jacques Levy               Steve  Margoshes

An iconic show reimagined for the modern stage.
Set in New York’s High School for the Performing Arts in the 1980s, FAME follows the journey of aspiring stars as ambition, triumph, heartbreak, and romance all conspire to steer them off course, but these artists are determined to “live forever”.

This production is part of our new professional research initiative. We will be innovating a new rehearsal process with the goal of becoming a more accessible and brave space to work, using an extended rehearsal schedule, part time format, with remote learning tools available starting February 2, 2023.
*A detailed schedule will be made available upon offer.*
Equity members will be contracted under the DOT Agreement

CHARACTERS

Serena Katz – ACTING STREAM
A shy and timid, yet keen and enthusiastic actor. Serena is attracted to and pursues Nick actively.
For this role, we are encouraging submissions from Filipino performers, prioritizing Winnipeg’s IBPOC performers to better reflect Winnipeg’s Musical Theatre community and the student body of our local Performing Arts Schools.
Age: Teen
ALTO
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: G#3

Nick – ACTING STREAM
Classical actor who is very serious about his craft. Has a strong and complicated friendship with Serena. Is struggling with his sexual identity.
Age: Teen
TENOR
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Joe Vegas – ACTING STREAM
An acting student. Loud, funny, and comical. Pays special attention to Carmen, lots of flirting and teasing. Extreme teenager “horniness” exudes from Joe. Everyone is attractive!
BARITONE
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: C3

Carmen Diaz – DANCE STREAM
A confident,  cocky, dancer with a big ego. Makes dangerous decisions in the pursuit of fame. Becomes addicted to drugs. We are open to the potential of this role being  gender fluid. If you are not cis female and would like to audition for Carmen, we encourage you to do so.
SOPRANO/TENOR
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Mabel Washington – DANCE STREAM
A dancer and singer well liked, fun and funny. She wrestles with the pressures of an ideal body in the performing arts world. Bold and outspoken, but is hiding behind self-deprecating humour. 
ALTO/SOPRANO
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Tyrone Jackson – DANCE STREAM
An African Canadian or Caribbean Canadian performer. His ethnicity plays a large part in his journey and relationship to school, career, and peers.  Tyrone is a talented hip hop dancer, and struggles with undiagnosed dyslexia. He has a complicated relationship with Iris.
BARITONE
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Iris Kelly – DANCE STREAM
Talented ballet dancer who comes across as snobbish and mean. She is wrestling with deep insecurities and a need to prove herself. Iris has a complicated relationship with Tyrone.
SOPRANO/MEZZO/ALTO
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Schlomo Metzenbaum – MUSIC STREAM
A classical musician who starts a rock band. Wise and academically clever. Falls in love with Carmen and proves to be a loyal friend through intense and devastating situations.
TENOR
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Grace Lamb (Lambchops) – MUSIC STREAM
A loud, confrontational rocker who plays the drums for Schlomo’s band. This character is gender fluid.
ALTO
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A3

Goodman King – MUSIC STREAM
Schlomo’s best friend. A musician in the band. Great sense of humor and loves to tease his friends.
TENOR/BARITONE/BASS
Age: Teen
Vocal range top: G#4
Vocal range bottom: F3