CSP is a volunteer-based community theatre that is open to non-traditional casting which is color conscious, disability-inclusive, and accepts actors identifying as any gender.

Audition :: Pippin

Audition dates: Mar 4 & 5 (Mon & Tues) @ 7:00pm

Audition Information

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music to the audition (there will be an accompanist). Be prepared to learn a short dance from the show, and wear shoes and clothes you can move in.

    • Leading Player
      A physical embodiment of Pippin’s fears and longings. Alternates between tempting Pippin to destruction and helping him find his path. Must be a very strong actor, singer, and dancer.
      Gender: Any
      Age: Any
      Vocal Range: Db3 – Ab4
      Dance: Required
    • Pippin
      A young man full of ambition, excitement, longing, and frustration. Must be a strong actor and singer.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 18-30
      Vocal Range: G2 – Ab4
      Dance: Required
    • Charlemagne
      King of the Holy Roman Empire, a very proud and war-obsessed man.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 40+
      Vocal Range: G2 – E4
      Dance: not required
    • Fastrada
      Pippin’s beautiful, clever, and manipulative stepmother, desperate to secure the throne for her own son, Lewis.
      Gender: Female
      Age: 30-40
      Vocal Range: A3 – F5
      Dance: Required
    • Lewis
      Charlemagne and Fastrada’s son, athletic but not intelligent, and completely full of himself.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 18-30
      Vocal Range: not applicable
      Dance: not required
    • Berthe
      Pippin’s wonderfully wise and sassy grandmother who teaches him to live life to the fullest.
      Gender: Female
      Age: 50+
      Vocal Range: E3 – C5
      Dance: Required (minimal)
    • Catherine
      Pippin’s love interest, a widow and mother who shows him the joy and misery of a normal life.
      Gender: Female
      Age: 25-35
      Vocal Range: F#3 – Db5
      Dance: not required
    • Theo
      Catherine’s young son.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 7-10
      Vocal Range: not applicable
      Dance: not required
    • The Players
      Ensemble of sideshow-esque performers. Must sing and dance. Other circus/sideshow style talents (acrobatics, baton twirling, etc.) are a plus!

    Show Date: Jun 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 @ 8pm / Jun 9, 16 @ 2pm / 2019

* Before the Audition

  • Download CSP Audition Form before you show up! In order to save your time, please download the audition form, complete and email to the director. ( Download Free PDF Reader )
  • Please review the CSP Code of Conduct CSP Code of Conduct ensures that we not only have fun but that all feel welcome and that it is a safe environment for all. The purpose is to define accepted/acceptable behaviors, to promote high standards of practice and to establish a framework for professional behaviors and responsibilities.
*Copies will be available at the audition if you can not print at home.

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