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The Hammond Centenary 1917-2017

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Auditions

ALL LOWER AND SENIOR SCHOOL AUDITIONS TO BE HELD ON A MONDAY.

LAST CHANCE TO AUDITION FOR SENIOR SCHOOL POST 16 ENTRY SEPTEMBER 2017- MONDAY 20TH MARCH 2017


AUDITION DATES FOR 2017 ENTRY - 

Lower School

14th November 2016

16th January 2017

6th February 2017

27th February 2017

Recall - 24th April 2017

Senior School

21st November 2016

9th January 2017

23rd January 2017

13th March 2017

20th March 2017

Recall - 26th April ( DaDA) 2017

BA (Hons) In Musical Theatre Performance

31st January 2017

14th February 2017

7th March 2017

To see our downloadable application form please CLICK HERE

(Please note that this form must be completed by hand and returned by post).

Large print forms are available upon request

 

 Audition Information and Itinerary

1.         Vocal                         Vocal Warm up, followed by vocal solo:

Please prepare two contrasting songs.  Sheet music must be provided and clearly marked.  Backing tracks/CD's are NOT acceptable.

2.        Monologues                        Prepared text:

A Contemporary speech of your own choice from a published play (post 1960) which is within your age range, and a classical speech - Shakespeare.

If possible, these Pieces should be committed to memory.

Each Piece to last no longer than one minute.

  1. Interview -you will be interviewed by the Audition Panel and asked relevant questions to ascertain your suitability for the course.

Shakespeare Pieces for Audition:-

Romeo and Juliet

 

Juliet           Act 2, Scene 2 - from line 33 "O Romeo, Romeo" to line 49

                                                "take all myself"

 

Romeo         Act 2, Scene 2 - from line 10 "It is my lady" to line 25

                                                "That I might touch that cheek".

As You Like It

Male/female role      

Act 2, Scene 7 lines 139 - 167 "All the world's a stage".

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Puck       Act 2, Scene 1 - from line 42 "Thou speakest aright" to line 58

                                                "here comes Oberon"

 

Helena    Act 3, Scene 2 - from line 145 "Oh Spite! Oh Hell" to Line 161

                                                "all to make you sport".

 

 Audition Itinerary.

9.45  a.m.      Arrival at The Hammond- Please report to Main Reception

 Welcome by The Hammond Principal/Course Co-ordinator

 Discussion with BA Course Co-ordinator

 

11.00 - 12.30            Musical Theatre Dance Repertoire Class

12.30 - 1.00              A light lunch (Provided by The Hammond)

1.00 - 2.15                Vocal warm up - vocal solo

2.15 - 2.30                Break

2.30 - 4.30       Acting - Monologues and Interview with Audition Panel

Candidates will have the opportunity to view The Hammond facilities during the day.

RECALL AUDITIONS DETAILS AND ITINERARY:

PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS - RECALL AUDITION  

9.00am                Arrive at Hoole Bank House

Welcome by Principal

9.30 - 10.30       Audition - Ballet

10.40- 11.15      Creative Movemen

11.15 - 11.30     Light refreshments will be provided

11.30 - 1.00       Audition - Musical Theatre Workshop

Following the Audition external candidates are free to leave the site.

Hammond Students  must return to class.

LOWER SCHOOL - RECALL AUDITION - ITINERARY


9.00am    Arrive at Hoole Bank House

Welcome by Principal

9.30 - 10.30       Audition - Ballet

10.40 - 11.15     Creative Movement

11.15 - 11.30     Light Refreshments will be provided

1.30 - 1.00       Audition - Musical Theatre Workshop

Following
the Musical Theatre Audition you are free to leave the site.

Parents
please note - if you are accompanying your son/daughter on this day, you will
be expected to drop off and collect only.