or a disk to play or an I-phone or other device to play your music.
Karoake versions are available online to download.
Please don't depend on wifi or cell service. Please download before you arrive.
Visit our online booking system, Setmore, to schedule your appointment. Link below. We are happy to see walk ups but will take them on a first come first serve after appointments are taken basis.
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.
Here is a summary of selected policies. Click on the button to download our complete Information and Policies document.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE UPDATED OUR INFORMATION & POLICIES AS OF FEBRUARY 2017.
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
Small 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 the show and we ask you to invite at least 10 friends or family members.
Attendance at all rehearsals 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.
Characters in Barnum
Leads and supporting roles may be double cast
Name gender age to cast part size vocal part
Phineas Taylor Barnum - Male teen Lead Baritone
Chairy Barnum, his wife Female teen Supporting Mezzo- Soprano
Ring Master,the announcer Male teen Supporting Baritone
Joice Heth, 100 yr old Female ? supporting Alto
Tom Thumb,25" tall man M/F shorter supporting Tenor
Jenny Lind, Female Teen supporting Soprano
the Swedish singer
Blues singers (2) M/F ? Supporting Alto
Amos Scudder M ? featured ?
Julius Goldschmidt M/F ? featured ?
Chester Lyman M/F ? featured ?
James A. Bailey M/F ? Supporting Baritone
12 Clowns form the troupe of players that have bit parts through out while performing "Clown Bits" No set gender or age for this group. sing with group.
8 additional parts with lines to be pulled from ensembles
The ensembles include:
Acrobats - those with gymnastic skills performing feats of skill through out the show.
circus performers - a group that are in the big numbers and are featured in numbers for their circus skills ( that we teach them)
Featured singers and dancers- the core of the vocal/dance numbers also appear as other featured characters.
These ensembles will also play the bricklayers, passersby, museum patrons, the pageant choir, band members, and The mob in general.
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.
This is NOT a competition. 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.
Dress nicely for your audition. Clean and comfortable.
Please Note: We are auditioning for all parts ( some of which will be double cast) We will only be casting to the needs of the show. This means we may not be able to cast everyone who auditions but we always try.
Audition Questions ? Contact Elaine Zofrea, GO-FAME's Artistic Director,