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Free Audition #1
DAMN YANKEESCabrillo Music Theatre - Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is casting “Damn Yankees.” First Rehearsal: Non-AEA: September 8th, 2015; AEA: September 21st, 2015. Performance Dates: October 16th through 25th, 2015 (9 performances). Choreo: John Todd. Seeking 3 A.E.A. Guest Artist contracts available, to be cast from among these roles: Joe Hardy, Lola, Applegate, Meg, Gloria, Van Buren. Performances to take place at the Kavli Theatre, Bank of America Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Thousand Oaks, CA. There is pay for all roles for ages 18 and up. All roles are available. DIVERSITY: All ethnic types encouraged for all roles. APPLEGATE (to play 40-60): Humorous, cynical devil, skilled actor, great comic timing. Applegate is consumed with winning the soul of Joe Boyd, and makes the deal with Joe that the play hinges on: Joe being transformed to a great baseball player for the Washington Senators, in exchange for his soul at the end of the season. Movement a plus. Must sing (Bb2-Eb4); LOLA (to play 25 - 40): The ultimate seductress, Lola works for Applegate. She is assigned to seduce Joe and take his mind off his wife, thus fulfilling his contract and losing his soul to the devil. Deep inside, Lola has a soft heart- especially for Joe. Excellent dancer/singer/actress with comic gifts and a vulnerable heart beneath her bravado. Must dance and sing (F3-C5); JOE HARDY (to play 18 - 30): Respectful, athletic, clean-cut, all-American baseball hero, but with the conflicted soul of a man much older. Must move and sing (Bb2-F4); MEG BOYD (to play 40 - 60): Joe's devoted and understanding wife. When Joe disappears, she continues to hope against hope that he will return. Must sing (G3- F5); JOE BOYD (to play 50 - 65): An aging baseball fanatic, Joe would do anything to help his beloved Washington Senators take the pennant, including selling his soul. In fact, he does strike a deal with the devil, who transforms him into a young slugger who helps win the pennant for the Senators. However, the deal also requires Joe to give up his life at the end of the season. Must sing (A2-G4); GLORIA (to play 25 - 40): Spunky, ambitious young reporter with a love of baseball and a fearless quality. Not afraid to hang with the boys. Must move very well. Strong brassy belt voice (Bb3-Db5); VAN BUREN (to play 40-60): The crusty, hard-working manager of the Washington Senators with great heart but no luck. Must sing well (Eb3-F4); ROCKY, SMOKEY, VERNON (to play 18 - 40): Baseball players for the Washington Senators, varied physical types, good sense of comedy, featured in the number “Heart.” Must move well, hold harmony and sing (Eb3-Bb4); DORIS (to play 40 - 65): Meg’s best friend. Strong character actress, any size or ethnicity, great comedic timing. Must sing, will double as singing ensemble; SISTER (to play 30 -70): Strong character actress, any size or ethnicity, great comedic timing. Will double as singing ensemble. Must sing (Mezzo, Bb3-Eb5); SOHOVIK, LINVILLE, HENRY, BRYANT, BOULEY, LOWE, MICKEY, LYNCH (to play ages 18-40): Ballplayers, strong dancing needed, tumbling/gymnastic ability a plus. Featured in the number “Who’s Got The Pain” with Lola. Must sing (various ranges from Bb2-A4). One of the above to double as EDDIE (Bb2-D4); MR. WELCH (to play 40 - 65): Owner of The Washington Senators. Hard, enthusiastic, wealthy, high-strung. Must sing, doubles as singing ensemble; THE COMMISSIONER (to play 50 - 80): Male, fun-loving alcoholic, strong character actor. Must sing, doubles as singing ensemble; ENSEMBLE: MALE and FEMALE singers who move, to play ages 30 and up, all types, to portray husbands, sports widows, etc; FEMALE dancers who sing, to play ages 20-30, to portray a variety of roles; CHILDREN (to play 8-12, under 4’10”) to sing and move. All children at audition will be taught a song from the show - no prepared song needed. Please bring picture and resume. Bring sheet music in the style of the show, and in the proper key, accompanist provided. No recorded music or a capella, please. Non-union and children please limit song to one minute. Adult roles limited to age 16 and up. Contract: Guest Artist Tier 3; $510/wk min. By appointment only. Please call 805-497-8614 ext 5.
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Asolo Repertory Theatre is casting “West Side Story.” First Rehearsal: 10/13/2015. First Preview: 11/10/2015. Closing: 12/27/2015. Seeking Equity and non-Equity performers for various roles and ensemble. Actors must be available for callbacks in June (specific callback dates will be announced in May). Seeking the following roles: TONY: Late Teens – Early 20s. Handsome, sandy-haired (Polish), older teen-ager, who has outgrown the Jets. Tenor; RIFF: Late Teens – Early 20s. Glowing, driving, intelligent, slightly wacky leader of the Jets. Tenor; DIESEL: Late Teens – Early 20s. Lieutenant to Riff, big, slow, steady. Baritone; BABY JOHN: Late Teens – Early 20s. Youngest member of the Jets, awed at everything, even being a Jet; tries to act like a big man, but is vulnerable; Baritone; A-RAB: Late Teens – Early 20s. Small of stature, enjoys everything, takes nothing seriously, unaware, can be explosive. Baritone; ACTION: Late Teens – Early 20s. Most aggressive member of the Jets, a cat-like ball of fury. Baritone; SNOWBOY: Late Teens – Early 20s. Bespectacled, self-styled expert. Baritone; BIG DEAL: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; flexible voice parts; ANYBODY’S: Late Teens – Early 20s. Scrawny teen-aged girl, pathetically dressed to imitate the Jets, and wants desperately to be taken seriously by them; VELMA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Riff’s girlfriend, young, slithery, sexy, lost in a world of jive. Flexible voice parts; GRAZIELLA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Girlfriend of Diesel, impressed with herself. Flexible voice parts; MILLIE: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role. Flexible voice parts; BERNARDO: Late Teens – Early 20s. Handsome, proud, fluid leader of the Sharks, with a sardonic chip on his shoulder. Latino. Baritone; CHINO: Late Teens – Early 20s. Shy, gentle, sweet-faced young boy, the intended husband of Maria. Latino. Baritone; PEPE: Late Teens – Early 20s. Lieutenant to Bernardo, typically proud, and resentful of discrimination. Latino. Baritone; NIBBLES: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; Latino. Flexible voice parts; ANXIOUS: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; Latino. Flexible voice parts; MOOSE: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; Latino. Flexible voice parts; MARIA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Lovely young and obedient girl, excited and enthusiastic about her new life in America, but with stubborn inner strength that allows her to evolve into a strong woman. Latina. Soprano; ANITA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Older and wiser in the ways of the world, flashy, sharp-tongued, and with a knowing sexuality. Latina. Alto/mezzo-soprano; CONSUELA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Tough, young girl with bleach blond hair and lots of baubles. Latina. Mezzo-soprano; MARGARITA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; Latina. Flexible voice parts; FRANSISCA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Ensemble role; Latina. Flexible voice parts; ROSALIA: Late Teens – Early 20s. Young girl, more demure, not too bright. Latina. Mezzo-soprano; DOC: Mid 40s – Mid 60s. Drug store owner, tired and worn out. Non-singing. Also plays OFFICE KRUPKE; LIEUTENANT SCHRANK: Early 40s – Mid 50s. Plainclothes policeman used to being in charge, superficially pleasant to cover his venom, fear, and bigotry. Non-singing. Also Plays GLAD HAND; OFFICER KRUPKE: Mid 40s – Mid 50s. A not-too-bright street cop; aggressive; hard-nosed. Non-singing. Also plays DOC; GLAD HAND: Early 40s – Mid 50s. Nerdy, overly cheerful and ill-equipped social director at the local gym dance. Non-singing. Also plays LIEUTENANT SCHRANK. Please prepare a 90 second monologue and 16 bars of a song (musical theatre, pop/rock, or gospel). An accompanist is provided. For dance auditions, auditioners will learn a brief dance routine with a choreographer. (Those auditioning for all roles except Doc, Krupke, Glad Hand, and Schrank must attend the dance audition). Please bring 2 copies of picture and résumé, glued or stapled together. Please bring sheet music. If dancing, please bring comfortable dance clothes. Theatre Statement: “This program, while located at the University of Miami, is neither the responsibility of nor endorsed by the University of Miami.” Asolo Rep is also seeking mature men and women, young men and women, and children to fill understudy roles throughout the 2015-2016 season. Contract: LORT B; $836/wk min & LORT D; $618/wk min. Appts: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method) or call: 941-351-9010 ext 3313.
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Free Audition #2
Madison Square Garden Entertainment® is seeking Rockettes®!Auditions will be held for ROCKETTES ONLY for The 2015 Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York on August 10th at Alvin Ailey Studios, 405 West 55th Street in New York City. ROCKETTES must be between 5'6' and 5'10 1/2" tall (measurements will be taken in stocking feet). Rockettes candidates must be proficient in ballet, tap, and jazz. AGVA contract. Excellent salary and benefits. For full details please visit, www.radiocityauditions.com
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