Chico Theater Company, 166 W Eaton Rd. Suite F, Chico, United States
Camelot Auditions @ CTC
A new adaptation of Camelot is coming to Chico Theater Company! Like the original, it celebrates the full score but this tale is told with eight actors. The streamlined book focuses on the Arthur-Guinevere-Lancelot triangle by keeping Dinadan, Sagramore, Lionel, Mordred and Tom. That's it. A small ensemble insures that each performer will have a higher stake in the action. The tone is playful and tribal. Tights and pointy hats are replaced with drums and leather. Actors will be challenged outside the usual box with narration, ritual dance and swordplay. There will be an informal audition Monday, September 27th at 6pm. Please prepare a few bars of sheet music that shows off your voice. No further preparation is necessary. If you are interested in this project but cannot make the audition, or just have questions, please contact Marc Edson (Producer) at 894-3282, Jeff Dickenson (Director) at 961-3659 or Tamara Allspaugh (Musical Director) at 321-1919.
Reveler 1 Mordred, Arthur’s evil son; Dap, Lancelot’s geriatric squire
Reveler 2 Sir Dinadan, a knight of the round table
Reveler 3 Sir Sagramore, another knight of the round table
Reveler 4 Sir Lionel, yet another knight of the round table
Reveler 5 Tom, the young man who grows up to tell the tale of Camelot
Reveler 6 Arthur, the wise and foolish king of Camelot
Reveler 7 Guinevere, a maid, wife, queen and lover (this role has been precast)
Reveler 8 Lancelot, knight, lover, best friend and splendid Frenchman
Revelers 1 and 5 play other roles throughout and the 3 knights (Revelers 2, 3 and 4) have two songs that are usually omitted from the traditional version.