The Addams Family


Welcome to The Addams Family Blog.
Please refer to this page for information regarding the production.
Have a question? Email Mr. Buttner at mbuttner@wcpss.net.

Production Dates:
April 4-6, 2019


AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS AND MATERIALS

Auditions: October 15 & 16, 2:40-7:00 PM

STEP 1: Students will sign up for a 5-minute audition slot. CLICK HERE (begins on 9/28)

STEP 2: Complete the Audition Application. CLICK HERE (begins on 9/28)


Students need to prepare their 2 vocal selections and 1 monologue. Review the following sections:

#1 VOCAL SELECTIONS

STEP 1: Carefully review the vocal instructions here!  AND watch this video!

STEP 2: Review the following resources:

SHEET MUSIC

RECORDING WITH VOCALS (for learning purposes)

PIANO ONLY TRACK (for audition)


#2 MONOLOGUE SELECTION

STEP 1: Choose a monologue from this list: CLICK HERE

(TIP: these monologues are NOT inherently comedic – however Mr. Buttner wants to see how actors can use comedic timing, movements, and clever delivery choices to make the monologue funny)

OR STEP 2: Source a 1-minute comedic monologue from an established play. (Not from a movie. Not a stand alone piece. Not from The Addams Family. No stand up.)

Monologue Rubric:

Vocal & Physical Characterization 1-4
Movement / Blocking (Storytelling tactics) 1-4
Voice and Articulation 1-4
Preparation and Confidence 1-4


TECH CORNER

Coming soon!

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