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2018-2019 REPERTORY COMPANY

August 15 & 16 from 6:30-9pm

About the Repertory Company

Directed by Angela Miloro-Hansen

The Repertory Company is composed of auditioned teens who perform entertaining and thought-provoking plays. Members alternate roles onstage and offstage and take part in monthly master classes. Members are ages 13-19 and there is a maximum 20 participants.

$25/month from September-May or one time payment of $220 
Monthly master classes included (Shakespeare, Auditioning, Musicals, Movement, more) 

Each member is guaranteed 3 shows as an actor.
3 week rehearsal process per show with a minimum 2 weeks off in between every production.

*NEW THIS YEAR: Each member will apprentice one production staff position of their choosing during one show. Optional group events to other shows for an additional price

Audition Information

Auditions will be held at The Geauga Lyric Arts Center, 106 Water St, Chardon, OH 44024      

The GLTG Repertory Company is open to ages 13-19. Five shows are performed throughout the school year. Company members are guaranteed 3 shows as actors upon acceptance. It's possible to do all 5 shows, but not required! That means if you have a conflict with one or two performances, you can still be part of the Company, Just bring a list of conflicts and what shows you are available for at auditions. 

Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue (returning Company members do not need to) and be prepared to read from the scripts. 

Any questions please contact Angela at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Rehearsal & Performance Information

3 week rehearsal process per show with minimum 2 weeks off in between every production.

The Veldt & The Lottery: October 12-13
Sense and Sensibility: Dec. 4-5 at GLTG, Dec. 8 at West G Library
The Magician's Nephew: January 14-15
Lafayette No. 1: March 20-21
The Brother's Grimm Spectaculathon: April 23-24 

The Shows

The Veldt

Set in the future, George and Lydia live in a "Happy Life Home," a technological marvel that takes care of their every need and provides a "nursery" for the children, a room where anything they imagine comes to life. But when the only thing the children imagine is an African Veldt filled with murderous lions, George calls a psychologist to investigate. The children do not approve.

George Hadley (Male): married to Lydia; has always spoiled his children; becomes increasingly angry as the children start to act like they are in charge 

Lydia Hadley (Female): married to George; has become very scared with the Veldt; is concerned with her diminishing importance as a mother as the“Happy Life Home" takes over all of her duties and alienates her from her children 

David McClean (Male): the psychologist George calls to look at the nursery, an experienced professional, but the Hadley's nursery is the worst he's seen

Peter Hadley (Male): 10-12 years old, has been spoiled by technology his entire life; he will not accept it when George locks him out of the nursery

Wendy Hadley (Female): 10-12 years old, has been spoiled by technology her entire life; she will not accept it when George locks her out of the nursery

The Lottery

The story describes a fictional small town which observes an annual ritual known as "the lottery", which results in the killing of one individual in the town. "The Lottery" was originally published in the New Yorker. Readers cancelled subscriptions and sent hate mail throughout the summer.

Tessie Hutchinson (Female): the unlucky loser of the lottery and is stoned to death. She is excited about the lottery and fully willing to participate every year, but when her name is drawn, she protests that the lottery isn’t fair. 

Old Man Warner (Male): the oldest man in the village, has participated in seventy-seven lotteries. He condemns the young people in other villages who have stopped holding lotteries, believing that the lottery keeps people from returning to a barbaric state. 

Mr. Summers (Male):the man who conducts the lottery. The childless owner of a coal company, he is one of the village leaders.

Bill Hutchinson (Male): Tessie’s husband. Bill first draws the marked paper, but he picks a blank paper during the second drawing. He is fully willing to show everyone that his wife has drawn the marked paper.

Various Villagers including: Tommy, Dickie, Martin, Delacroix, Mrs. Dunbar, Mrs. Watson, Miss Besson, Jack Wilkins, Belva Summers

Sense and Sensibility

The three Dashwood sisters move with their widowed mother from the estate on which they grew up, Norland Park, to their new home, Barton Cottage. The four women must move to a meagre cottage on the property of a distant relative, where they experience love, romance, and heartbreak.

Elinor: sensible and reserved eldest daughter. Always feeling a keen
sense of responsibility to her family and friends, she places their
welfare and interests above her own and suppresses her own
strong emotions in a way that leads others to think she is
indifferent or cold-hearted 

Marianne Dashwood: romantically inclined and eagerly expressive. 16 years old. She is the object of the attentions of Colonel Brandon and Mr. Willoughby

Edward Ferrars: proposes to Lucy Steele, the niece of his tutor. The engagement has been kept secret owing to the expectation that Ferrars' family would object to his marrying Miss Steele. He is disowned by his Mother

John Willoughby: a philandering nephew of a neighbour of the Middletons, a dashing figure who charms Marianne and shares her artistic and cultural sensibilities. 

Colonel Brandon: falls in love with Marianne at first sight, as she reminds him of his father's ward whom he had fallen in love with when he was young.He is sent into the military abroad to be away from her 

Mrs. Dashwood: the second wife of Henry Dashwood, who is left in difficult financialstraits by the death of her husband. 

John Dashwood:intends to do well by his half-sisters, but is easily swayed by his wife

Fanny Dashwood: vain, selfish, and snobbish 

Mrs. Jennings: A widow who has married off all her children, she spends most of her time visiting her daughters and their families

Thomas: the husband of Charlotte Palmer who is running for a seat in Parliament, but is idle and often rude. 

The Magician's Nephew

The prequel to the Narnia books; Digory and Polly decide to explore the attic connecting their houses, but take the wrong door and surprise Digory's Uncle Andrew, a magician. He transports them to Narnia and meet Aslan and Jadis, and their adventures unfold. 

DIGORY KIRKE: a young boy. Will eventually become Professor Kirke in the next Narnia books 

POLLY PLUMMER: a young girl. Digory’s friend, who lives next door

UNCLE ANDREW: Digory’s uncle, a minor magician

AUNT LETTY: Uncle Andrew’s sister

ASLAN: the Lion who was the King of Narnia, and who will eventually kill Jadis 

JADIS: Empress of Charn, who becomes the White Witch in future Narnia books

TALKING ANIMALS: Bird, Monkey, Rabbit, Bear 

Lafayette No. 1

As the yellow fever epidemic ravages the streets of 1816 New Orleans, no one thinks of the orphans known as the Forgotten--except for Lizzie Landry. Lizzie brings bread from her mother's kind employer to the band of homeless youths she's befriended, even though local police and politicians consider them nothing but a nuisance. But when the epidemic entangles Lizzie's fate with those of the Forgotten, they all must band together to hold the city accountable for their most vulnerable citizens. 

LIZZY LANDRY: 16 years old

ANNA LANDRY: 33 years old, works for Margaret

JULIEN POYDRAS: 45, a French merchant and businessman 

MARGARET HAUGHREY: bread lady

CONSTABLE/YELLOW JACK

HARRIS CARROLL 17 years old, leader of the Forgotten

WILLIAM LIMON: born with one arm, spiritual 

MAGGIE MCCARTHY: 15 years old, worldly 

MARIE WAGNER: 15 years old

MARGARETTE WAGNER: 19 years old (but her mental age is 6)

GEO JACKSON: 14 years old, arrogant, full of himself

PETER HATCHER: 16 years old, smart, a bookworm

FELIX ZALLESKY: age 13, sneaky but a chicken

HANNAH MEYERS: age 16, tough, sarcastic, mean 

CATHERINE BLAKE: age 13, quiet and afraid 

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon

The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories ranging from classics like Snow White, Cinderella, and Hansel and Gretel to more bizarre, obscure stories like The Devil's Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands.

2 NARRATORS

3-15 More Actors needed for roles like FROG PRINCE, SLEEPING BEAUTY, LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD, VARIOUS DEVILS, VARIOUS WITCHES, CINDERELLA, WOLF, VARIOUS PRINCES, GRANDMOTHER, RAPUNZEL, SNOW WHITE, RUMPELSTILSKIN, AND MANY MORE