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Auditions Announced for OLIVER! at Royal Theatre Company

RTC_logoThe ROYAL Theatre Company is excited to announce that we will hold auditions on August 15th & August 16th for OLIVER!

About the Musical:
The streets of Victorian England come to life in Oliver, the timeless, award-winning musical based on Charles Dicken’s Oliver Twist.  Oliver begins his struggle-filled life as a malnourished workhouse orphan who becomes the neglected apprentice of a slimy undertaker and his selfish, controlling wife.  Eventually he escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a gang of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin.

When Oliver is arrested for a theft that he did not commit, the victim, Mr. Brownlow, shows mercy – which Oliver has never seen, and takes him in. Unfortunately, Fagin fears for the safety of his criminal hideout and employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap Oliver and bring him back.  The smothering life of crime once again threatens Oliver’s chances of ever fully escaping the harsh streets and discovering the true love of a family.

Audition Information/Requirements:

Audition Dates/Times: Select one time slot on Monday, August 15 OR Tuesday, August 16 between 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Audition Sign up: Click here to sign up

Audition Location: Mason Municipal Center, 6000 Mason-Montgomery Road, Mason, OH 45040

Audition Requirements:

  • You must be at least 6 years old to audition.
  • You must complete the online audition form and submit your headshot (does not need to be a professional photo) with your online audition form. No walk-ins will be accepted.
  • You will be asked to perform one song of your choice from this list of audition song options.
  • You will perform a monologue of your own choosing that can be up to 45 seconds. Please use a published monologue, and do not perform more than one character. Actors are welcome to perform their monologue using a British/Cockney accent if they chose, but it is not required.
  • All performers must be available for callbacks on August 17 and 18.

Audition Process:

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition time slot and come directly to the registration desk.
  • Please note that although audition time slots are listed in 20-minute increments, performers will be called in to audition one-at-a-time during your chosen time window. Therefore, we recommend that you bring a quiet activity for while you wait.
  • You are able to leave immediately after your audition is complete.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Do NOT come to your in-person audition if you feel sick. Please call Karen Kilgore at 513.295.4541 if that should happen.

If you have a conflict with the audition schedule, you may submit a video audition. You will need to complete the online registration form (including a headshot) by following this link to audition sign-ups (select “Video Audition – Will Submit Video”) and send your video to production@ROYALTheatreCompany.com by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 16 at the latest. Videos received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

Performance dates: Nov. 11-13.

Click here for the complete audition notice.

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CINDERELLA Runs May 27-29

RTC_Cinderella logoCINDERELLA
Royal Theatre Company
May 27-29
Mason High School

Official cast list (scroll down)

It’s the classic story.  Boy meets girl.  Boy falls in love.  Girl is not who she claims.  Girl disappears leaving only a small clue.  Boy turns the entire kingdom upside-down searching for his lost love.   Then add in Girl lives under the thumb of a less-than-loving step family, talks to animals, but also has an unconventional Godmother who has more than a small dose of magic up her sleeve.  What could possibly go wrong?

  • Fri, May 27 at 7pm
  • Sat, May 28 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sun, May 29 at 2pm

Official page |

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Auditions Announced for CINDERELLA at Royal Theatre Company

RTC_logoAudition Dates: 

  • Mon-Tue, Jan 24-25 from 6-10pm

Audition Location: FBC Mason Gymnasium (735 Reading Rd., Mason, OH – Enter through FBC Family Life Center entrance)

We ask you to come prepared to sing one of these songs.

Please arrive 15 minutes early and REMAIN in your car. We will text you when it is your turn to come into the FBC Mason Family Life Center entrance.

You must complete the online audition form available here.

If cast in this production, performers must be available for rehearsals which take place on Tuesdays (6-9 PM), Thursdays (6-9 PM), and Sundays (1-5 PM), and Tech Week Rehearsals May 23-26 from 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM each night. Show Dates: May 27-29, 2022. There may be additional rehearsals scheduled if needed for choreography.

All currently known conflicts between auditions and the show should be listed on the audition application. No absences are permitted during tech week or performances unless an emergency occurs. Any additional excused absences must be for school functions required for a grade. These must be shared with the production manager as soon as they are known. Having a large number of conflicts with the rehearsal schedule may restrict someone from being cast in the show, or cause a change in roles.

All Cast communication is via email and the ROYAL website (ROYALTheatreCompany.com)


Sundays: 1-5 PM, Tuesdays: 6-9 PM, and Thursdays: 6-9 PM. Performers will be expected to follow social distancing guidelines as outlined by the Directors during any in-person rehearsals. Rehearsals will be held at either ROYAL Theatre Company’s studio (308 W. Main St., Mason, OH) or FBC Mason (735 Reading Rd., Mason, OH). Performers will be notified of rehearsal location(s) in advance.

Mandatory Informational Meeting for Performers and Parents: Sunday, February 6 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at FBC Mason (735 Reading Road, Mason)

PARTICIPATION FEE: $150 per performer to be paid by February 6. More details will be provided to those cast in the show.

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Auditions Announced for ROYAL NIGHT ON BROADWAY at Royal Theatre Company

RTC_logoThe ROYAL Theatre Company is thrilled to announce our next show, “ROYAL Night on Broadway” featuring Chris Lee from the cast of Hamilton! In this unique event, young singers will perform some of Broadway’s best with this Hamilton star! This dynamic evening will showcase the brilliance, inspiration, and magic of musical theatre!

Auditions: August 24-25 from 6-10pm

Ages 7 & up.

Performance date is Jan. 22.

Sign up today at https://royaltheatrecompany.com/shows-and-tickets/upcoming-shows/audition-signups/

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2020 Camps and Classes Cancelled at Royal Theatre Company

RTC_logoDear Students and Families,

We hope this message finds you healthy and well. These are certainly strange times that we are living in and navigating through. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ROYAL Theatre Company Board of Directors has come to the very difficult decision to cancel our summer camps and fall classes for the remainder of 2020. We are very sad to have to make this decision, but we know this is the right decision to make to preserve the integrity of the experiences that we want students to gain from our classes and camps.

Please don’t worry, we are NOT going away. We are using this time to assess and redesign our class curriculum for new and exciting growth opportunities. ROYAL Theatre Company will continue to share updates and information about future opportunities to get involved with us via our social media channels. Be sure to like us so you get the most up-to-date news!

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Twitter – @ROYALTheatre_Co
YouTube – ROYAL Theatre Company

Please know that we genuinely appreciate your interest and support of ROYAL! We miss seeing our young friends, but we know that we’ll be back together again soon!

Wishing you well,
ROYAL Theatre Company Board of Directors

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