Thursday, August 30, 2012

"The Rocky Horror Show" Cast List

To All Those Who Auditioned,

It was an absolute pleasure to get to hear and see all of you over the past three days.  We were completely blown away by the amount of talent we saw throughout the audition process.  It truly broke our hearts to not be able to cast each one of you who auditioned.

The cast list is as follows:
(U.S. = understudy)

Dr. Frank N. Furter: Quinn Matney

Brad: Richard Walden

Janet: Amberly Nardo

Columbia: Mary Stewart Evans

Magenta: Gentry Hodnett

Usherette: Maggie Poole

Rocky: Max Bitar

Riff-Raff: Alex Thompson

Eddie: Matt Verner U.S. Dr. Frank N. Furter

Dr. Everett Scott: Jackie O’Shaughnessy

Narrator: Doug Pass

Phantoms:       Maggie Poole 
                        Mary Williams  U.S. Columbia
                        Cressler Peele  U.S. Brad
                        Rosalee Lewis  U.S. Magenta
Abigail Coryell U.S. Janet
Jess Errera  U.S. Usherette
Hayley Wright
Noah Fisher  U.S. Dr. Scott

Rocky Body Double:  Raymond Stanton

Please contact Producer Mary Morris ( by Friday, August 31 at noon to accept your role.

We will be having a read-through of the show tomorrow on Thursday, August 30 in the Student Union Room 2518 at 6:00 pm till 9:00 pm.  If you will be unable to attend the read-through on the 30th, please let Emily Illig know at  Please bring computers so you will have a script to read from, the pdf is attached to this email.  Actual scripts will be distributed at the next rehearsal.        

Also, tomorrow Thursday, August 30th please bring ALL REHEARSAL CONFLICTS with you. This is very important as we need to make the rehearsal schedule for the next month and distribute before the next rehearsal.  If you would prefer to email the conflicts, please do so before the read-through tomorrow to

If you have any questions or concerns regarding casting or the show in general, please do not hesitate to contact producer Mary Morris at Again, please e-mail Mary by noon on Friday to ACCEPT OR DECLINE your role.

Thank you to all who auditioned and congratulations to all those who were cast.  We hope to see you again soon!



Emily Illig
"The Rocky Horror Show" Stage Manager

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

"The Rocky Horror Show" Audition Information

Auditions for Pauper Players' fall production of "The Rocky Horror Show" will be held on Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with callbacks for all roles on Wednesday, August 29th. Both auditions and callbacks will be held in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union, room 2518.

Anyone who would like to audition should sign up for a time slot on a sheet in the Union Information Hub. The sign up sheet will be available by the first day of classes, Tuesday, August 21st. All who audition should prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song that shows both vocal and acting range (no selections from the show, please). Those auditioning will also be required to do scales. Please bring sheet music as an accompanist will be provided. A capella and/or prerecorded music will not be allowed. Those auditioning should also plan to attend a dance audition on the night of their vocal audition. The dance call for both men and women will be at 9 p.m. In order to ensure that auditions run on time, please plan to arrive 10 minutes before your vocal audition and 10 minutes before the dance audition.

Rehearsals for "The Rocky Horror Show" will begin August 30th, with the show running at The ArtsCenter from November 9th to 12th. Rehearsals are generally every night, Sunday through Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., though depending on your role you may not be called for the entire time. The production staff will do its best to stagger call times as needed.

We would like to encourage anyone who is interested to audition, no matter their previous experience. A headshot and resume are not required, but please be prepared to list your previous experience on an audition sheet that will be available at the door.

More information about the show and auditions will be available at the Interest Meeting on Thursday, August 23rd at 7 pm.

At the meeting we will also discuss our season in detail as well as other ways to get involved with Pauper. We hope to see you there!

All questions regarding auditions should be emailed to