Online registration will begin on Sunday, January 14th at 8:00pm PST.
Rehearses: Mon/Wed from 4:00-6:30, some Fridays from 4-7, and two Saturdays from 1-4 (exact dates/times will be in rehearsal schedule)
Performances: Friday, May 4th at 7pm, Saturday, May 5th at 3pm and Sunday, May 6th at 11am.
Rehearses: Tues/Thurs from 4:00-6:30, some Fridays from 4-7, and two Saturdays from 1-4 (exact dates/times will be in rehearsal schedule)
Performances: Saturday, May 5th at 11am and 7pm, Sunday, May 6th at 3pm
Ages: 13 and up, age 8 to 13 with parent also in cast
Rehearses: Tues/Thurs from 7pm-9pm, some Fridays from 4-7, and two Saturdays from 1-4 (exact dates/times will be in rehearsal schedule)
Performances: Friday, May 11th at 7pm, Saturday, May 12th at 1pm and 7pm, Sunday, May 13th at 1pm
Not all actors will be called every rehearsal. Any conflicts (standing appointments, trips, etc.) need to be noted in the “conflicts” area of registration. A full rehearsal schedule will be provided after casting that will tell which actors are rehearsing on what day.
Mandatory Parent Meeting
Please plan on attending one of our mandatory parent meetings on either:
Wednesday, March 7th or Thursday, March 8th at 8pm.
Important dates, parent participation information and rehearsal expectations will be covered. Please let Susan know if you will be unable to make it.
Includes: all dramatic/vocal/dance coaching, show t-shirt, script, music CD, costume use (shoes, tights, underclothes not included) and digital access to show photos following performance.
One Actor: $300
Two Actors from same family: $570
Three Actors from same family: $855
All auditions are at Hoover Theater. Two preferred audition times need to be provided at registration. Exact audition time for actor will be confirmed via email. Actors unable to make auditions must arrange for an alternate audition with Susan Rojas.
Auditions will be held hourly on: Friday, 1/26 from 4-9; Sat, 1/27 from 9-12; Sun, 1/28 from 10-1
Actors should arrive with approximately 1 minute of a song prepared to sing a cappella and from memory. They should expect to do some cold reading from the script and possibly some other acting exercises. They should come in comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement.
Needed for Online Registration
– Actor information (name, birthdate, allergies/medical conditions, t-shirt size)
– Email contact for at least one family member. Please be ready to provide email address for any family member that will want cast updates.
– Rehearsal Availability-which day(s) actor is available/unavailable for rehearsal and specific conflict dates for days where actor is available but has a conflict (examples: available Mondays except 3/23 for overnight trip; will leave at 5pm Tuesdays for ___; cannot rehearse Wednesdays).
– Tech Week/Show Availability-same as above but for Tech Week and show dates.
– Parent/Guardian information (name, cell phone, email address)
– Audition Preferences – Top two choices need to be made
– Credit card for payment
The following information will be collected after registration: Actor Measurements, Parent Job Choices, Authorization for other adults to pick Actor up from Rehearsal, Actor Bio information
Parent Participation Hours
For each participating cast member, 15 hours of adult volunteer work is required (25 hours for two cast members/35 hours for three). If unable to fulfill hours of participation, a buyout option is available at $150/$250/$350. Information on Job Choices coming soon.
Q: I need to work out a payment plan or ask for a full/partial scholarship. How do I do that?
A: Please contact our Business Director Tanessa Daw BEFORE registration to work out details. We don’t want to turn families away for financial reasons and will do our best to make it work!
Q: I am having problems with the registration program. Who do I contact?
A: Contact our Program Administrator, Susan Rojas. Sending emails/texts to Barb and/or Katie in addition will only add confusion to our team!
Q: I have/know of a teen who is interested in being an Intern. Who do I contact?
A: Please contact Barb Galiotto, Executive Producer.
Q: What is Playful People’s Refund Policy?
A: Playful People Productions refund policy for cast members who withdraw from a production is as follows: from registration to date cast lists are posted, a full refund minus a $50.00 administrative fee is given. From the date cast list(s) are posted to the end of the first week of rehearsals, a refund of 50% of tuition will be given. No refunds will be given after the first week of rehearsals.
Peter Pan is the boy who would never grow up. He is a hotheaded, adventurous adolescent who is also very caring. A boy or a girl can play the role. Peter Pan has a few solos.
Tinker Bell is Peter Pan’s fairy. She is full-size and able to speak English when talking to the audience, but is two inches tall and only able to speak through bells when in scenes.
The Fairies are Tinker Bell’s friends and have been roped into telling the story with her. Silvermist is sweet and supportive. Rosetta has southern charm. Fawn is spunky and fun. Iridessa is the most cautious and sensible. And Vidia can’t believe she has to put up with being in someone else’s story. The performers should be able to bring an individual personality to their character and be confortable with group singing.
Wendy is the eldest Darling child, a gifted storyteller with a maternal sensibility. Look for a mature performer who isn’t afraid of showing emotion. Wendy sings several solos that are fairly high.
John is the middle Darling child who acts quite mature for his age. He is a smart, analytic thinker who is a natural leader, who is capable of sophistication while still being a kid at heart. While some solos are required, most singing is done in groups.
Michael is the youngest Darling child, baby brother to Wendy and John. He is sensitive and playful. The role contains a few short solos, but requires mostly group singing.
Mr. Darling is the Darling children’s father. He is a moody, pompous man who actually has an extremely caring heart underneath it all.
Mrs. Darling is the Wendy, John and Michael’s mother. She is wise and maternal, the calming opposite to Mr. Darling’s fussing.
Nana is the Darling children’s nursemaid and a dog. She cannot speak, but takes very good care of the Wendy, John and Michael.
Captain Hook is a dangerous villain who seeks revenge on Peter Pan for the loss of his hand. He is pompous, gaudy and without a conscience. The role includes several solos.
Smee is Captain Hook’s right-hand mate, and the show’s comic relief. The role requires only group singing.
The Pirates are Captain Hook’s roughhouse gang of henchmen. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding. They include Jukes, Starkey, Noodler, Skylights, Cookson and Murphy. Only group singing is required.
The Crocodile ate Captain Hook’s hand, and is now following him to eat the rest of him. This is a non-speaking role.
The Lost Boys
The Lost Boys are Peter Pan’s right hand pals. They are fellow orphans like Peter Pan, and together form his gang of faithful friends in Never Land. They include Cubby, Skunk, Foxy, Hop and the Raccoon Twins.
Chief Tiger Bamboo
Chief Tiger Bamboo is the leader of the native Indian population on Never Land. Only group singing is required for this role.
Tiger Lily is the Indian Chief’s daughter. She is a strong and proud young woman.
The Indians are the native inhabitants in Never Land. They include Brave Pine, Brave Oak and Brave Shrub.
The Mermaids are also native to Never Land and live in Mermaid Lagoon. They very friendly to Peter, but resentful of Wendy when she arrives in Never Land. The mermaids include Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Allana and Adella. These roles require group singing only.