Each show may require something different please read this section carefully for every audition so you are prepared
Everyone will receive a note at the end of their groups audition letting you know when casting will be announced.You may get a note that you are on standby because of :
AUDITION PAPERWORK click attachment below
Please complete all forms carefully. We read all the information you provide and take it all into consideration during the casting process.
Forms must be signed by a parent or guardian before audition.
Please be sure to include contact information including a phone number and email address that you access frequently. We send the cast list here!!
Please note that this is a shorter rehearsal period.
Too many conflicts or conflicts on mandatory days mean you probably don't have time to do well in this production and we may not be able to cast you.
Excessive conflicts added after the audition may result in being moved out of a role or the production.
Here is a summary of selected policies. Click on the button to download our complete Information and Policies document.
Auditions are free of charge and open to the public. All auditioners must be at least 8 and under 19 years old at time of audition.
1. Participation Fee
Major Musical: $225 per participant
Studio Show: $150 per participant
(discounted rates are available for families with 3 or more participants)
2. You will also need to write a Volunteer deposit check for your volunteer hours.
Major Musical: $200 deposit
Studio Show: $150 deposit
Add'l Performers: $50 deposit
3. We are able to offer a limited number of scholarships through grants and the generosity of donors. Payment plans can also be arranged. Please contact us for more information.
Costume rental fee is included in your participation fee and covers rental, cleaning and materials to build your child's costume. All costumes remain the property of GO-FAME.
To keep participation fees affordable, we ask for your time as a volunteer.
* Preshow: Tasks such as costumes, props, set construction, and more.
* Show: Cast supervision, stage crew, concessions and more.
* Load-in: bringing sets, costumes to performance facility
* Strike: clearing everything out of the performance facility
Major Musical (two parts)
(1) 20 hours Preshow or 4 Show shifts
(2) Load-in OR Strike
(1) 10 hours of Total Work (can be combination of Preshow and Show)
(2) Load-in OR Strike
Studio Show (two parts)
(1) 15 hours of Total Work (can be combination of Preshow and Show)
(2) Load-in OR Strike
If you have more than 1 performer in the show, we ask you to work either 5 additional preshow hours or 1 additional show shift for each additional performer.
GO-FAME is committed to the safety and protection of all participants, volunteers, audience members, and staff. We conduct criminal background checks of all volunteers and staff who have direct, supervisory contact with minors participating in our programs. All production staff members are cleared using LiveScan fingerprint-based background checks. Volunteers are cleared through Verified Volunteers.
GO-FAME does not require a certain number of ticket sales but we depend on ticket sales to fund the shows. You will want your family and friends to see your show.
*New this show we will reward a prize to the person who has sold the most tickets for each week. Flyers will be sent home with details!!
Attendance at all rehearsals you are scheduled for is mandatory unless we cast you with excused absences on your calendar. We are unable to cast performers who have too many conflicts. Unexcused or last minute absences may result in removal from a lead role or exclusion from the scene rehearsed while absent.
Everyone who wants to be in the show must audition.
Don't worry The audition is set up to be a teaching form.
So if you've never done it we will show you how.
It's a chance for you to sing for us and tell us about yourself. So we can get to know you and give you a part that that we think you'll be good in.
Remember we want to cast you but we can't if you do not audition.
GO-FAME is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation.
Office address:2005 Palo Verde Ave, #218, Long Beach,CA 90815
Dress nicely for your audition. Clean and comfortable.
Roles ( those in RED may be double cast )
Ladahlord M/F - Mysterious magical person. Seems to control what's happening. Serves as narrator though out the story.
Needs to be charismatic and can sing and dance well sings G3 to Gb5
James- M or F (must be played as boy.) A Young boy on an epic quest sings G#3 to E5
Lady Bug - F motherly figure with a regal demeanor and great singing voice A3 to D5
Grasshopper - M Leader of the Insects. Fatherly to James. Sing and Dance sings A3 to C5
Spider - F Clever older sister type Spunky sings B3 to C5
Earthworm- M/ F? a coward that has a crazy song and dance number. quite the character sings B3- A5
Centipede- M grouchy pessimist about everything. sings G3 to F#5
Spiker and Sponge - F the scary aunts Spiker is described as the brains, tall and thin and Sponge shorter and loves to eat.
Great character roles. sings F3 to E5
Zoo crowd 3 have lines M/F Matron Nurse at orphanage F
Billy and Bobby Bobby Cops of Scotland Yard played as Male
The Vagrants 4 have lines M/F Garden chorus all
Reporters m/F 1 has lines Ladies F 1 has lines
Hollywood Agents 1 with lines
Farm Animals, Willy Wonka, and Oopa-Loompas
Angry Crowd Cruise Ensemble
Sharks and Seagulls need dancers and movers
The New Yorkers 4 speaking and group of screaming women
Special note for anyone auditioning on
Tuesday October 8th
We will be auditioning from 5-6 PM only
We will have call backs immediately after to read people for Lead roles.
We also hope to learn our first song that night !
We will be done at 8 PM
Parents please fill out the two forms before coming if you can. We will have some copies at the auditions.
First time auditioning? No problem we will talk and walk you through it. Everyone here has had a first audition.
I can't wait to see you all and have you join us for this wonderful production.
Location : Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Road, Long Beach CA 90808
Park in back parking lot and come to gate by class rooms.
If you have any questions call my cell and leave a message I'll call you back as soon as I can