Audition Workshop: Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat


Auditions for Springfield Little Theatre’s spectacular opening production of its 85th Anniversary Season, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, will be held Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9 on stage at the historic Landers Theatre, 311 East Walnut, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Children 12 and under are asked to audition Monday, July 8 or Tuesday, July 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m.  All Adults, Teens, and Children should prepare a one-minute vocal selection and bring sheet music.  (Hopefuls are welcome to sing something from the show.)  An accompanist will be provided.  A movement combination will be taught at the audition.  Participants are asked to wear non-restrictive clothing.

Springfield Little Theatre’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will be directed and choreographed by Lorianne Dunn.

Most rehearsals for SLT’s production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will be held Monday-Thursday evenings between the hours of 6:00-9:30 p.m. beginning the week of July 15. (The children’s ensemble will rehearse approximately twice a week from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. until the last couple of weeks.)

Performance dates:

Thursday, September 12, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 13, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 14, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 15, 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, September 19, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 20, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 21, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 22, 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, September 26, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, September 27, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 28, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, September 29, 2:00 p.m.

Additional promotional appearances TBA.  Cast members are expected to be available for every performance.  No exceptions.

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT requires a large cast of strong musical theatre performers of all ages.

Available roles:

Narrator, Pages (Featured Dancers), Joseph, Brothers/Potiphar’s Servants/Go Go Dancers/Egyptians (Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Napthali, Isaachar, Asher, Dan, Zebulon, Gad, Benjamin, and Judah), Wives/Potiphar’s Servants/Go Go Dancers/Egyptians, Jacob, Potiphar, Mrs. Potiphar, Ishmaelites, Butler, Baker, Pharoah, Children

With a crash of the drums and a flash of light, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is sure to delight!  Based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible, the rock musical includes catchy favorites such as Any Dream Will Do, One More Angel In Heaven, Song of the King, Benjamin’s Calypso, and Go Go Go Joseph.

An Audition Preparatory Workshop for Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be offered Thursday, June 27:  5:15-7:15 p.m.—Children 12 and Under; 7:30-9:30 p.m.—Teens and Adults.  The workshop will offer participants the opportunity to learn a portion of the audition dance ahead of time, run through their vocal selection with a live accompanist, receive feedback, and explore some of the music from the production.  Register online at or call 417-413-ACTS.

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Lorianne Dunne

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