Chatswood Musical Society is proud to present a Music Theatre Audition Masterclass with Musical Directors – Kellie Dickerson & Guy Simpson.
Our distinguished panel features 3 times Green Room Award winner for Musical Direction, Kellie Dickerson (Wicked, Once & City of Angels). Kellie is the Musical Director for the current production of Fiddler On The Roof and the upcoming production of The Book Of Mormon. Kellie sits on industry panels for the Helpmann Awards, The Australia Council, New Musicals Australia, The Rob Guest Endowment and consults for the AMEB musical theatre syllabus.
Our panel also features Guy Simpson, Musical Director of Opera Australia’s new production of My Fair Lady, directed by Julie Andrews. He is currently working on the big band arrangements for the new musical Dream Lover and recently finished the season of the new musical Ladies In Black for QTC/MTC for which he was Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator. Guy has been Musical Director/Supervisor for Phantom Of The Opera and Miss Saigon productions throughout the world.
Auditionees will be required to pay an audition fee of $25 which gives them membership of Chatswood Musical Society in order that they may audition. This $25 can be paid in cash on the day of the audition or prior to your audition via credit card during the audition booking process.
Should you be selected as one of the final 8 people to audition on 13 June for Kellie & Guy, you will be required to pay a production fee of $150 and be available from 6pm to 11pm on 13 June 2016.
For the preliminary auditions on 28 & 29 May, auditionees are required to sing only one legitimate Broadway song appropriate for your voice type and acting skills. Sheet music in the correct key must be provided – no backing tracks are permitted. All auditionees must be over 18 years of age. Auditions will be held at Level 1, 60 Atchison Street, St Leonards, NSW.
If you are chosen as one of the final 8, you will be required to present 2 contrasting songs for 13 June.
Fee details: Fee of $25 for preliminary audition.