Thank you for joining us in the wild for OWEN & MZEE auditions! Below you will find the sides for each role - just click, print and prepare! If you have any issues accessing this material or questions, please email me at vitaltheatreauditions@gmail.com

ANTELOPE/SPRINGBUKS 

FATHER HIPPO/GIRAFFE 

MAMA HIPPO/AFRICAN EAGLE 

MONKEY/FLAMINGOS 

NARRATOR/MZEE 

OWEN 

CALLBACK MATERIAL FOR THE ROLES OF OWEN & MZEE:

OWEN SONG - Higher Ground

MP3 - Higher Ground

MZEE SONG - Stop!

MP3 - Stop

FLAMINGO SONG - I Am Home
*ALL Women who are called back should learn the Flamingo line in this song - this is just to test for range!

MP3 - I Am Home

This play takes place in Kenya, East Africa. Special skills are a definite plus such as percussion, African drums, acoustic guitar, stilt walking, African dance, gymnastics, puppetry. African accents helpful. We are looking for a company that looks like modern day Kenya yet expresses the diversity of the African diaspora.

SEEKING PERFORMERS OF VARIOUS ETHNICITIES WHO ARE SKILLED STORY TELLERS AND EXCITED TO WORK IN A DEVELOPMENTAL AND COLLABORATIVE ENSEMBLE. MUST SING AND MOVE WELL. AFRICAN DANCE AND PUPPETRY/INSTRUMENT/ACRO SKILLS A PLUS.

If you have any special skills you would like to demonstrate for us a the initial audition, please do! We’d love to see them!

If you are interested in more information about the story of OWEN & MZEE (which is a true story)...

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