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Audition Information

Membership and Show Fees - Membership Form Download

To become a performing member of ELOC you have to join to be part of our membership. There are two ways to become a performing member of the company: by successfully gaining a singing part in our open auditions (see below for details) or by doing a company audition in front of the committee. Our annual membership fee is £35 (there are reduced rates for students). We also ask for a £75 show fee. For further details please speak to any committee member.

Auditioning For A Principal Part In An ELOC Show

Our next set of main auditions will be for our Spring 2019 show: 'Hot Mikado'. Details as follows:

Dates:
Monday 12th and Wednesday 14th November 2018
Time:
7.45pm onwards
Venues:
Monday 12th Nov: The Good Shepherd Church Hall, Station Approach Road, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 5AH
Wednesday 14th Nov: The Vale School - Beaconsfield Road, Langley Vale, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 6HD

AUDITION FORMS:
Please click here for a PDF version of the Hot Mikado audition form
Please click here for a word version of the Hot Mikado audition form

When filling out your audition form you must be clear about any holiday commitments or any other periods of unavailability, if you are worried about this, please discuss this with the production team ahead of your audition. ELOC are pleased to hold open auditions, meaning you don't have to be a member of the society to be able to audtion. Any non-member wanting to audition is required to pay an audition fee of £5, which, if successful in joining the company after the auditions, is redeemable against your annual membership fee.

If you have any questions about the ELOC audition process or becoming an ELOC member please contact the ELOC Committee by emailing:
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Launch Pack

A detailed 'pack' of information about the show (the launch pack) will be put together soon. This includes all the important information you need to know in one place. Please check back soon for this useful document, which will be available a little closer to the Launch Date (Monday 29th October).


Character Audition Pieces

The full list of audition pieces and available characters for 'Hot Mikado' will be available here soon. Please keep checking back for info!

 CHARACTER DESCRIPTION  SPOKEN AUDITION SINGING AUDITION 
Ko-Ko Male
Lead
Voice Type: Tenor
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: Lord High Executioner
Pages 22-23  TBC
Nanki-Poo Male
Lead
Voice Type: Tenor
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: The son of the Mikado. Has to be able to play the trumpet (badly!)
 Pages 15-16  TBC
Yum-Yum Female
Lead
Voice Type: Soprano
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: The Ward of Titipu’s Lord High Executioner
 Pages 15-16  TBC
Pooh-Bah Male
Supporting
Voice Type: Tenor
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: Lord High “Everything Else”!
Pages 11-12  TBC
Pish-Tush Male
Supporting
Voice Type: Tenor
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: The ‘coolest’ gentleman of Japan
Pages 11-12
(read Pooh-Bah's lines)
 TBC
Pitti-Sing Female
Supporting
Voice Type: Alto
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: Yum-Yum’s sister
Pages 34-35  TBC
Peep-Bo Female
Supporting
Voice Type: Alto
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: Yum-Yum’s sister
Pages 34-35 TBC 
Katisha

Female
Supporting
Voice Type: Alto
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: Nanki-Poo’s spurned suitor

Pages 50-51 TBC
The Mikado

Male
Supporting
Voice Type: Tenor
Playing Age: TBC
Character Info: The big “cat” of Japan

Pages 46-47 TBC
Gentlemen of Japan

Male
Ensemble
All voice types
Playing Age: TBC
The male ensemble

Ensemble:
No audition

Ensemble:
No audition

Ladies of Japan

Female
Ensemble
All voice types
Playing Age: TBC
The female ensemble

Ensemble:
No audition

Ensemble:
No audition


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