Nexus BYT Les Misérables Cast Announced!

Greetings Nexus BYT 2019 Les Misérables Cast,

CONGRATULATIONS! 

You were all so amazing! We were blown away with how much talent you all have.

We particularly loved the supportive and encouraging atmosphere that you created throughout the auditions and call backs. 

Thank you to students and parents for your time, energy and patience. A special thank you goes to all Alumni who auditioned as potential understudies, you are all greatly appreciated! Lastly, to the team who help in all areas of auditions and casting this show: what a mammoth effort. Well Done!

When you read the following, please look through the castings. If you have been listed as ‘Ensemble’, please don’t think you’ve missed out; we have a nineteen-page document that explains the full casting for everyone, but especially the ensemble. Many of you will have featured roles and some of you have solo lines, but due to the size of the casting we are not posting it here. Instead, we will be going over all entire casting tomorrow at our first rehearsal at 4pm. It will all be clearly explained then.

See you then. Well done to all of you!!

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Les Misérables – Cast A and B (year 7/8 students)

Lead Cast / Alumni Understudy Cast

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'On Stage Rivals' - key casting announcement.

Congratulations to all the students called back for the 1st set of call backs last night, you all worked hard and really stepped up vocally and in your performance.

Tonight we wish to announce the successful casting of Jon Valjean and Javert for both the Cast as well as the understudying alumni. Congratulations;

Jon Valjean:

Kody Austin

Alexander Zegelin (alumni)

 

Inspector Javert:

Jacob Lovell

Jordan Gleeson (alumni)

We are looking forward to seeing the talent of those called back for 2nd Call backs this Friday. Please come voice warmed up and knowing the material as listed on the call back list, (please note: we do not expect you to know all the lyrics of the songs. however, we do expect to know the timing and melody of the songs.) Come ready to bring your best, as we saw on Monday the talent in the room is amazing and the competition was competitive.

The full cast will be announced this coming Sunday 17th of February.

Les Misérables Call Backs

WELL DONE TO THE ENTIRE CAST AT AUDITIONS! IT IS EXCITING THAT THIS YEAR ALL STUDENTS WHO AUDITIONED ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE CAST IN THE SHOW.

WE ARE PROUD OF ALL OF YOU AND SO EXCITED ABOUT THE TALENT WE HAVE SEEN.

We are looking forward to announcing the full cast on Sunday, February 17th.  Please make sure that you ALL check the cast list next Sunday. Please note that there are still singing, speaking and dancing rolls that are not required for callbacks. 

They will be announced next Sunday based on your auditions from Friday and Saturday. Below are the students we would like to CALL Back and the roles they will be reading/singing for. Please read the entire list that follows carefully as your name might appear in multiple places.

Well done everyone – Be encouraged! You were awesome!

Call Backs

 (Names listed alphabetically by first name)

Jon Valjean:

Jacob Hooke, Kody Austin, Samuel Kelly,

Songs: Bring Him Home pg 230; Prologue pg110; Cart Crash / Who am I?; Fantine’s Death; Epilogue/Final

 

Fantine:

Charlie Clarke, Erin Howell, Jade Cuskelly, Taylah Chisholm

Songs: I dreamed a dream; Fantine’s Death/Come to me.

 

Cosette:

Charlie Clarke, Erin Howell, Linda Kidd, Sophie Le Rossignol

Songs: Epilogue/Final; Heart Full of Love.

 

Marius:

Daniel Rose, Jacob Hooke, Jacob Lovell, Kody Austin

Songs: Empty Chairs; Heart Full of Love; Little Fall of Rain

 

Javert:

Daniel Rose, Jacob Lovell, Keoni McRae, Samuel Kelly

Songs: Stars; Suicide/Who is this man?

 

Eponine:

Jade Cuskelly, Linda Kidd, Taylah Chisholm

Songs: Epilogue/Finale; Little Fall of Rain

 

Thenardier:

Keoni MacRae, Leroy Miller, Samuel Kelly, Thomas Chisholm

Songs: Dog Eats Dog; The Bargain; Master of the House

 

Madam Thenardier:

Ashley Taylor, Erin Howell, Isla Byrne, Jade Cuskelly, Martie Byrne,

Songs: The Bargain; Master of the House

 

Enjolrus & Bishop:

Daniel Rose, Damon Marwood, Jacob Hooke, Jacob Lovell, Kody Austin, Leroy Miller, Samuel Kelly,

Songs: Prologue; ABC Café (The time is near)

 

Young Cosette:

Isabella Ellis, Melyce Cook, Uzzielle Santos

Songs: Castle on a Cloud

 

Young Gavroche:

Dan Chisholm, Ethan Bailey, Oliver Sexton, Toby Kingston-Brown

Songs: Beggars (Look Down Reprise); Javert at the Barricade

Call Back Times

Monday 11th February Call Backs

4:00pm – 4:30pm                  Jon Valjean   

4:30pm –  5:15pm                   Javert  (& Jon Valjean)                                         

5:15pm–  6:00pm                    Fantine (& Jon Valjean)             

6:00pm– 6:45pm                   Cosette (& Jon Valjean & Fantine)

6:45pm – 7:15pm Dinner Time

7:15pm –  8:00pm Marius (& Cosette)

8:00pm – 8:45pm* Eponine (& Marius)

 

Noodles are provided for students required for call backs on either side of the dinner time

*Please note the end time has changed

Friday 15th February  Call Backs

4:00pm – 4:30pm Little Cosette

4:30pm –  5:00PM Gavroch

5:00pm–  5:45pm Bishop / Enjolrus

5:45pm –  6:00pm Snack Break

6:00pm – 7:00pm Madam Thenardier & Thenardier  

7:00pm– 7:30pm Thenardier

 

‘Due to the new audition structure in 2019, we missed some of the audition fees being paid. Please ensure that you pay your audition fees prior to call backs tomorrow if you are coming for a call back. If you are not coming to call backs, your fee will need to paid prior to receiving a script at the first rehearsal.

*If after reading the call backs list, you would rather not continue with call backs or being involved in Les Misérables 2019, can you please contact us on info@nexusbyt.com so we can make adjustments needed to accommodate everyone in the Call Back process. We understand some of you have other commitments and may choose to priorities in 2019.

THANKS EVERYONE!  

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The Sound of Music Cast Announced

Greetings NEXUS BYT 2018 The Sound of Music Cast,

CONGRATULATIONS! You were all so amazing! We were blown away with how much talent you all have. We particularly loved the supportive and encouraging atmosphere that you created throughout the auditions.  It was so ‘Nexonian’, it really is going to be a great year!

When you read the following please look through all the castings, as your name might appear under more than one section. If you don’t know who your character is; don’t worry it will make more sense soon. Bring your questions along to our first Rehearsal Tomorrow at 4pm. It will all be clearly explained then. Also a quick reminder: please turn in the last of your forms if you haven't already. See you then.

 Well done to all of you!!

Sound of Music Callbacks

Well done to the entire cast at Auditions! It is exciting that this year all students who auditioned will be in our Nexus BYT 2018 Sound of Music Cast. We are proud of all of you and so excited about the talent amongst the singers, actors, and dancers!

We are looking forward to announcing the full cast on Sunday, March 4th.  Please make sure that you ALL check the cast next Sunday. Please note that there are still singing, speaking and dancing rolls that are not required for callbacks.  They will be announced next Sunday based on your auditions from Friday and Saturday.

Below are the students we would like to CALL Back and the roles they will be reading/singing/dancing for. Please read the entire list that follows carefully as your name might appear in multiple places.

Well done everyone – Be encouraged! You were awesome!


CALL BACKS MONDAY 4:00 – 7:00:   

o   Please warm up before you arrive

o   Please bring a water bottle

o   Please note: Leaders must begin processing callbacks at 7:15. As a result, it would be wonderful if cast remembers could be collected at 7:00. Thanks for understanding.

TIME

WHO

SONG (available on Youtube)

4:00 – 5:30

Franz, Herr Zeller, Admiral von Schreiber

(not the Captain/Max call backs)

4:00 – 4:30 Script/Acting

4:30 – 5:30 Dancing

4:00 – 5:30

Captain and Maria – Script, Singing, Dancing

Maria - The Hills are Alive

https://youtu.be/5fH2FOn1V5g

Captain – Edelweiss

https://youtu.be/mMuTDdWXbNo

https://youtu.be/4g84dejrJXI

(2 keys available – tell us which is better for you)

Both – Something Good

https://youtu.be/RNdl-HIkDqQ

4:00 – 5:30

Dance Call Backs

Dances:

https://youtu.be/CaD9Ozdthg8

https://youtu.be/Zwb_A12zXEM

5:15 – 6:00

Mother Abbess (add Maria at 5:45)

Climb Every Mountain

https://youtu.be/EoCPuhhE6dw

5:30 – 7:00

Elsa (Baroness) and Max/Captain

No Way to Stop It

https://youtu.be/K3ROqhIv17Q


CALL BACKS FRIDAY 3:50pm – 8:00pm

PLEASE NOTE ENDING TIME CHANGE

o   Please warm up before you arrive

o   Please bring a water bottle

TIME

WHO

SONG (available on You tube)

3:50 – 4:05

SNACK

4:05 – 5:15

(Prayer Room)

Nuns, Frau Schmidt, Ursula – Script, Singing

4:05 – 4:35 Script

4:35 – 5:15 Singing

Maria – (from 1:46 – to end in harmonies)

https://youtu.be/OKZF0oG1E14

4:05 – 6:00

(Function Hall)

ALL Von Trapp Children (including Liesl) – Script, Singing

CAPTAIN & MARIA (+ all understudies)

4:05 –  4:50 Script

4:50 – 5:50  Singing #1, #2

(5:20 – 5:40 #3 Liesl and Captain – Move to Foyer for end of Edelweiss )

VON TRAPP CHILDREN AND MARIA – finished at 5:50

1.       Sound of Music (reprise) w/ Captain

https://youtu.be/BE3cTqYfb0c

2.       Do-Re-Mi w/ Maria (3:12 – 4:39)

https://youtu.be/ps52qEFiLbg

3.       Edelweiss

https://youtu.be/mMuTDdWXbNo

5:40 – 6:00

DINNER for Rolf and Liesl Call BACKS only (Pizza provided)

6:00 – 8:00

(Foyer and Function Hall)

 

NOTE ENDING TIME CHANGE

Rolf and Liesl – Script, Singing, Dancing

6:00 – 6:40 Scripting

6:40 – 7:20 Singing 

7:20 – 8:00 Dancing

Both - You are 16 Going on 17

https://youtu.be/hwK_WOXjfc0

 

 

*If after reading the call backs list, you would rather not continue with call backs or being involved in The Sound of Music 2018, can you please contact us on info@nexusbyt.com so we can make adjustments needed to accommodate everyone in the Call Back process. We understand some of you have other commitments and may choose to prioritise in 2018.

THANKS EVERYONE!