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Auditions

(Updated 4/2/2015)

Gretna Theatre 2015 AUDITIONS have been completed! 

Many thanks to everyone who came out to share their talents with us.

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Gretna Theatre casts locally and in New York City, and we cast both union and non-union.  We are working under an Actors’ Equity Association Letter of Agreement referenced to a COST contract.  Below is the casting information for the 2015 season.  The following is a snapshot of our audition dates – details follow below:
  • Lebanon, PA:  Equity Performer Auditions (EPAs) and Open Non-Union Auditions, Saturday March 7.  Local callbacks in late March.
  • Note we are not attending the StrawHat Auditions this year.
  • NYC: Equity Performer Auditions (EPAs), Open Non-Union Open Call, Appointments, and Final NYC Callbacks, March 23-26.
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Show Season:

  • THE PIANO MEN: A TRIBUTE TO ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL
    • Touring Concert – Already Cast.  Opens June 18, Closes June 21.
  • FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY
    • Touring Production – Already Cast.  Opens June 25, Closes June 28
  • Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID
    • Rehearsals begin June 30, Opens July 9, Closes July 19
  • Agatha Christie’s MURDER ON THE NILE
    • Rehearsals begin July 21, Opens July 30, Closes August 1
  • RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
    • Rehearsals begin August 11, Opens August 20, Closes August 23
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General Audition & Season Info:

  • Gretna Theatre hires Equity and Non-Equity Performers for its summer season.
  • Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
  • If you are an AEA member, always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
  • AEA CONTRACTS available:  four principal contracts for MURDER ON  THE NILE and RING OF FIRE.  For THE LITTLE MERMAID there will be three principal contracts & one chorus contract with a rider to play a principal role.  Also one stage manager contracted per show.  All under LOA-COST.
  • You may also email your picture and resume immediately for consideration to Casting Director Christian Saint-Girardplease note which role(s) you wish to be considered for in the subject line of your email.
  • We will hold auditions by appointment ONLY FOR SPECIFIC ROLES in New York on March 25 in addition to our season EPA in Lebanon, PA on March 7 and our season EPA in NYC on March 23.
  • NON-EQUITY ACTORS are hired both in NYC and locally.  Note that we will consider non-Equity actors for roles listed as “seeking AEA submissions/auditions” as well.
  • Especially seeking terrific non-singing actors for the play MURDER ON THE NILE (see breakdown below).
  • CHILDREN:  Seeking one boy for only one role this season, that of “Flounder” in THE LITTLE MERMAID (see description below).  Note we will not see children in any of the NYC audition calls.
        • REHEARSALS are Tuesdays through Sundays during the day, typically 9:30 – 5:30, with Tech and Dress rehearsals prior to opening in the afternoons & evenings.
        • PERFORMANCES are five per week – Thursdays at 2PM & 7:30PM, Fridays at 7:30PM, Saturdays at 7:30PM and Sundays at 2PM (There will be no performance of MURDER ON THE NILE on Sunday August 2, but there will be a special SATURDAY MATINEE of that show on August 1. Note that Saturday evening performances of THE LITTLE MERMAID will begin at 7:00 PM.)
        • Monday is the typical cast day off, though crew and actor/interns may be called that day for load in / load out of shows.
        • PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE AUDITION TIMES, PLACES AND REQUIREMENTS. We are unable to schedule “special” auditions outside those times listed due to the availability of our accompanists and directors.
        • It is incredibly rare for us to cast without an ‘in person’ audition.
        • IMPORTANT!  At the audition, please have your resume attached to the back side of your photograph, and be sure your full contact information is on your resume including where you live (we need to know for housing purposes if you are local, have the possibility of local housing, or are an out of town artist – whether we audition you in New York or locally). Note your correct height and weight as well as your vocal type on your resume. Have your music ready for the accompanist in your key and with the start and end places clearly marked. We may or may not have you sing your second piece, so sing what you consider your very best first.
        • Sides and/or Music are available for each character within the individual show breakdowns (as PDF files noted in red below); HOWEVER for EPAs and Open Calls please be prepared with your own song or brief monologue. The sides and/or music are to be used for auditions BY APPOINTMENT or CALLBACKS ONLY.

STAGE MANAGERS:  We are seeking one or two AEA stage managers.  Particular emphasis will be afforded to local AEA stage managers, who live within a 50-mile radius of Gretna Theatre and are able to commute to work daily.  Also seeking non-union stage managers to assist all season.  Stage Managers please email resume to Producing Artistic Director Larry Frenock immediately.  Stage Managers may also attend the auditions for an initial interview if they choose to do so.

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LOCAL AUDITIONS – HELD IN LEBANON, PA:

SATURDAY, MARCH 7:  EQUITY PERFORMER AUDITIONS AND OPEN NON-UNION AUDITIONS (including for the role of Flounder in THE LITTLE MERMAID).  ANYONE MAY ATTEND SATURDAY’S CALL,  BUT BE AWARE AEA MEMBERS ARE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY AND WILL BE SEEN IN ORDER OF THEIR ARRIVAL AND SIGN-UP.  There will be time slots to sign up for throughout the day as you sign in.

At MOVEMENT LABORATORY, 720 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
Time: 10AM – 6PM
              • AEA Performers will have a specific sign-up sheet and they will be seen first and in the order of sign-up.  AEA Actors are required by our agreement with the union to be seen first.  Official AEA sign-up list for union performers will be posted no earlier than 9AM, and unofficial lists will NOT be honored. AEA Monitor is not required at this call.
              • NON-UNION Performers – Official non-union sign-up list will be posted no earlier than 9AM, and unofficial lists will NOT be honored.
              • CLICK HERE FOR: AUDITIONS DIRECTIONS TO MOVEMENT LABORATORY
              • For musicals, all must be prepared with 16-32 bars of an up-tempo song and a ballad with sheet music in their key ready for the pianist. Sing what you feel is your very best first as we may not need to hear your second song.  For those auditioning for RING OF FIRE we prefer to have you sing and play your musical instrument in the style of the show.  We prefer to hear something legit for THE LITTLE MERMAID.  Accompanist will be provided and if you choose to sing from the shows we will have the musical scores.
              • For MURDER ON THE NILE, for this local call only sides (script parts) will be provided for those who do not have a prepared monologue, so arrive a little early to peruse them before your audition.  Actors may perform a prepared monologue, preferably appropriate to the character(s) for which they wish to be considered (note accents required for individual characters in breakdown below).
              • ALL must have a recent photo and current resume. Resume must include your contact info (address, telephone(s) and email).  In lieu of a resume with ALL the above info, you may print the audition form (Local Audition BLANK FORM 2015), fill it out fully and staple it to the back of your photo.
              • Please do NOT submit your materials by email if you plan to attend the EPAs and/or open auditions – we will collect your materials in person at that time!
              • For those requested to attend, LOCAL CALL BACKS in LEBANON, PA will be held at the same location, Movement Laboratory (see link to directions above) later in March.

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NEW YORK CITY AUDITIONS:

MONDAY, MARCH 23 – AEA: Equity Peformer Auditions 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM (One Hour Lunch)

LOCATION:  Actors’ Equity Audition Center, 165 West 46th Street, New York City, NY (Studio A)
Contract:  AEA-LOA referenced to COST (pending approval).  AEA Minimum $500/week for Actors / $600 for Stage Managers.

 

Equity Performer Auditions Rules in effect, a Monitor will be provided.

 

Note:  Gretna Theatre is required to hire one of the four AEA actors under a Chorus (Pink) Contract for THE LITTLE MERMAID, but that performer will be signed to a rider to play a principal role.  All AEA contracts for the other two shows being cast are principals.

 

Seeking performers for the 2015 summer season for the roles noted in the casting breakdowns below.

 

Please prepare songs, 16 to 32 bars of an up-tempo and a ballad, bringing music in your key. Total audition time should not exceed two minutes.  Non-singing roles bring a monologue appropriate to the character.  Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

 

Callbacks from this EPA will be held Thursday, March 26 at Nola Studios, 250 West 54th Street, NYC.

 

Please do NOT submit your materials by email if you plan to attend the EPAs – we will collect your materials in person at that time!

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 24 – OPEN CALL 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM (One Hour Lunch) 

 

NOLA STUDIOS, 250 WEST 54TH STREET, New York, NY 
11th FLOOR

 

Official sign-up list will be taken OUTSIDE the building by a theatre representative at 8:00AM, unofficial lists will NOT be honored whether downstairs or upstairs. Waiting room upstairs will NOT be available until 9:00 AM.  Audition appointment times will be assigned when you sign in, so that you may leave and return without losing your place. There will be stand-by slots per hour as well. Be prepared with photo & resume stapled together. For musicals, prepare 16-32 bars of an up-tempo and a ballad, bringing music in your key.  Accompanist provided. Sing what you feel is your best first as we may not need to hear the second song. For the play MURDER ON THE NILE prepare a brief monologue appropriate to the character, noting accents as required in breakdown.

 

Please do NOT submit your materials by email if you plan to attend the open auditions – we will collect your materials in person at that time!

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 – BY APPOINTMENT*

*Equity and Agent Submissions only – please see the cast breakdowns below, especially for major roles. We will be happy to consider other submissions as well, however our appointment slots are VERY limited. Submissions by Email please to Casting Director, Christian Saint-Girard.

 CALLBACKS from all NYC auditions will be THURSDAY, March 26 in NYC to dance/read/sing as needed.

 

Please be sure to check the rehearsal and performance dates of each show for your availability. Housing and round-trip transportation or reimbursement is provided to out of town artists.

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CAST BREAKDOWNS FOR 2015 SEASON

DUE TO THE SHORT PERIOD OF REHEARSAL FOR EACH SHOW, SPECIAL CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE PERFORMED THESE ROLES PREVIOUSLY.

THE PIANO MEN: A TRIBUTE TO ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL

by Craig Meyer Entertainment

Touring Concert – Already Cast.

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FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY

by Greg White

Touring Production – Already Cast.

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Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID

Rehearsals Begin June 30, 2015

Opens July 9, Closes July 19 (five performances per week for two weeks)

Director/Musical Staging:  Jason Summers
Choreographer: Judy Williams Henry
Musical Director: Steve Smith

NOTE: The doubling of roles, use of interns and assignment of ensemble vocal types listed below may change during the audition process. There will be 4 AEA performer contracts (3 Principal and 1 Chorus with a principal rider) – of the roles listed with an asterisk (*) we will be happy to consider both AEA and non-union talent for all, but only FOUR will be cast AEA, the others will be cast non-union.  Note also the original Broadway cast recording differs from the new revised script; some numbers are deleted, others have been added or changed.

Males (15)

*Prince Eric (Tenor/Lyric Baritone 20’s) Excellent actor /singer. The handsome, charming and adventurous prince who captures Ariel’s heart. Leading role.  Prince Eric Music  PRINCE ERIC SIDES

*Grimsby (Any vocal type 45-55) Excellent comic character actor who “speak/sings” his music. Faithful servant and friend to the prince and close ally of his father the late king. Featured role.  Grimsby Music    GRIMSBY SIDES

*King Triton (Baritone 45+) Excellent actor/singer with commanding presence. King of the Sea, father of Ariel and the Mersisters and brother to the evil Ursula. Typically cast African-American. Leading role.  King Triton Music  KING TRITON SIDES

*Sebastian (Bari-tenor 25+) Excellent comic actor/singer. A crab who is Ariel’s musical guardian, Triton’s faithful servant and court composer. He is the main comic relief. He is listed as a baritone but requires some strong tenor notes.  Jamaican accent required. Typically cast African-American. Featured role.  Sebastian Music   SEBASTIAN SIDES

Scuttle (Baritone 35-45) Excellent comic actor/singer, who must tap well. A know-it-all seagull who thinks he is an expert on human behavior. He speaks in malapropisms. He shares the comic relief in the show with Sebastian. Featured role.  Scuttle Music   SCUTTLE SIDES

*Pilot/Chef Louis (Bari-tenor 40’s) Would like to double these roles with excellent comic actor/singer. (This MAY be an AEA chorus contract with principal rider). Pilot is the helmsman and nautical expert on Prince Eric’s ship. Chef Louis is the wild, frenetic and over-the-top head chef of the palace.   Featured role.  Note: No script sides for these roles.  Pilot_Chef Louis Music

Flounder (Boy Soprano to play/look between ages10-12) Excellent young actor/singer. Ariel’s best friend and loyal companion. Also has a crush on her. Prefer to cast someone no taller than 5’. Must also have local (commutable) housing and transportation. Featured role.  Flounder Music  FLOUNDER SIDES

Flotsam (Tenor 20’s) Excellent comic actor/singer/dancer. Sly and slippery henchman to Ursula who partners with Jetsam. Unctious and overly solicitous like a used car salesman but without the charm. Underhanded and devious. MAY double in ensemble roles.   Any ethnicity. Featured ensemble role.  Flotsam_Jetsam Music  FLOTSAM & JETSAM SIDES

Jetsam (Tenor 20’s) Excellent comic actor/singer/dancer. Sly and slippery henchman to Ursula who partners with Flotsam. Unctious and overly solicitous like a used car salesman but without the charm. Underhanded and devious. MAY double in ensemble roles.   Any ethnicity. Featured ensemble role.   Flotsam_Jetsam Music    FLOTSAM & JETSAM SIDES

Windward (Bari-tenor 20’s) Excellent singer/dancer. Seahorse (trumpet fish) herald to King Triton. Partners with Leeward. Doubles in other ensemble roles and MAY be cast with an intern from our TYA company. Featured ensemble.  No sides for this role.

Leeward (Bari-tenor 20’s) Excellent singer/dancer. Seahorse (trumpet fish) herald to King Triton. Partners with Windward. Doubles in other ensemble roles and MAY be cast with an intern from our TYA company. Featured ensemble.  No sides for this role.

Ensemble Male (Tenor 18-25) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sailor, sea creature/mer folk, seagull, chef. MAY understudy one or more principal roles. No sides for this role.

Ensemble Male (Tenor 18-25) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sailor, sea creature/mer folk, seagull, chef. MAY understudy one or more principal roles. No sides for this role.

Ensemble Male (Baritone 18-25) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sailor, sea creature/mer folk, seagull, chef. MAY understudy one or more principal roles. No sides for this role.

Ensemble Male (Baritone 18-25) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sailor, sea creature/mer folk, seagull, chef. MAY understudy one or more principal roles. No sides for this role.

Females (10)

*Ariel (Mezzo/Belt 20’s but able to convincingly portray ages 16-21). Excellent singer/actor with star quality and exceptional voice. Must be able to carry the show even when not speaking or singing. A beautiful mermaid princess and the youngest daughter of King Triton who longs to be human.  Leading role.   Ariel Music   ARIEL SIDES

*Ursula (Alto/Belt 45-55) THIS ROLE IS CAST.  Will accept submissions for possible replacement only.  Excellent singer/actor with exceptional voice, comic timing and presence. The manipulative sea witch who tries to overthrow her brother King Triton by taking advantage of her niece Ariel’s naivete. A true villainess. Leading role.

For the following roles especially seeking ethnically diverse performers who will also double in other ensemble roles:

Arista (18-25 Mezzo/belt) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the prettiest of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Andrina (18-25 Mezzo/belt) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the smartest of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Allana (18-25 Soprano) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the sweetest of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Atina (18-25 Mezzo Soprano) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the oldest of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Adella (18-25 Soprano) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the plainest of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Aquatta (18-25 Mezzo/belt) Excellent singer/dancer. One of the “Mersisters” to Ariel and the most ambitious and forceful of the remaining daughters of King Triton. Will also double as needed/cast as sea creature, maid, chef, princess, etc. Usually cast African American. Featured ensemble.  No Script sides for this role, see music sides.  Mersisters Music

Ensemble Female (18-25 Soprano w/belt) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sea creature/mer folk, maid, chef, princess. MAY understudy one or more principal roles and MAY be cast with an intern from our TYA company.  No sides for this role.

Ensemble Female (18-25 Alto/belt) Excellent dancer/singer to portray multiple roles which may include sea creature/mer folk, maid, chef, princess. MAY understudy one or more principal roles and MAY be cast with an intern from our TYA company.  No sides for this role.

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MURDER ON THE NILE

by Agatha Christie

Rehearsals begin July 21, 2015

Performances July 30 – August 1 (five performances over three days)

Director:  Daniel Winerman

NOTE: There will be 4 AEA principal contracts – of the roles listed with an asterisk (*) we will be happy to consider both AEA and non-union talent for all, but only FOUR will be cast AEA, the others will be cast non-union. Almost all roles require an excellent British RP accent. Some require French, Scottish or Arabic accents. The action of the play takes place in the late 1930s.

Males (7 OR 8?)

*Canon Ambrose Pennefather (50’s to 60’s) The “unofficial sleuth” of the play. Although not a detective he possesses the same curious and analytical mind. A fanatical British clergyman who also speaks fluent French. Guardian/honorary uncle to Kay Ridgeway-Mostyn. Originally intended to be a Hercule Poirot type and portrayed as such in the film and television versions, in the play he is a sort of British version of that venerable Christie character. Well educated, large and imposing. Excellent character actor with great stage presence. Starring role. Could be played by a “name.”  CANON PENNEFATHER SIDES

*Simon Mostyn (28-30) Attractive, boyish charmer, shallow but seemingly devoted to his new and very rich bride Kay. Former fiancé of Jacqueline. Not born to wealth or position. British RP accent. Leading role.  SIMON SIDES

William Smith (20’s) Youthful revolutionary with a communist outlook but underneath a well educated man with a secret background. Disheveled but attractive.   British RP accent. Featured role.  SMITH SIDES

*Dr. Bessner (45 – 55) Middle-aged, rather tubby doctor with a thick middle European accent (leaning toward German/Slavic). He is from a country whose economy was ruined by the dealings of Kay’s father. Featured role.  DR. BESSNER SIDES

Steward (25-35) Nubian, speaks Arabic. The headwaiter and greeter of the paddle steamer Lotus. African- American. Small supporting role.  STEWARD – BEADSELLER SIDES

1st Beadseller/Voice of Cop (20’s or any age) Peddler of cheap jewelry, souvenirs, postcards and assorted goods. Always seems to have just the kind of item to suit each passenger. Partnered with the 2nd Beadseller. Arabic accent. MAY be cast with Intern from our TYA company and MAY double as Voice of Cop. Small supporting role.  STEWARD – BEADSELLER SIDES

2nd Beadseller (20’s or any age) Peddler of cheap jewelry, souvenirs, postcards and assorted goods. Always seems to have just the kind of item to suit each passenger. Partnered with the 1st Beadseller. Arabic accent. MAY be cast with Intern from our TYA company and MAY double as McNaught with Scottish accent. Small supporting role.  STEWARD – BEADSELLER SIDES

McNaught (35+?) Ship’s Manager. MAY double with 2nd Beadseller and MAY need either British RP or Scottish accent TBD by director. Cameo role.  MCNAUGHT SIDES

Females (5)

*Miss Helen Ffoliot-ffoulkes (60) Wealthy, autocratic snob. Can’t be bothered with trivial things or people. Aided by her niece/traveling companion Christina. The quintessential British upper class lady type. Featured role.  MISS FFOLIOT-FFOULKES SIDES

*Kay Ridgeway-Mostyn (mid 20’s) Fair haired and complexioned. Attractive, self-assured and used to her own way. Supposedly the richest girl in England. Newly married to Simon, the former fiancé of her good friend and former classmate Jacqueline. Her guardian/uncle is Canon Pennefather. British RP accent. Leading role.  KAY SIDES

Christina Grant (20’s) Sweet natured and even-tempered niece and traveling companion of her aunt Helen. She was raised and spent her whole life in Edinburgh. Attracted to Smith and his ideas. MAY do either Scottish or British RP accent TBD by director. Featured role.  CHRISTINA SIDES

Louise (30’s) Attractive but not overtly so with good figure. She is Kay’s French maid. She “knows something.” Must have excellent French accent and has some dialogue in French. Preferably brunette.   Featured role.  LOUISE SIDES

*Jacqueline De Severac (mid 20’s) Dark haired and complexioned. Vivacious. Kay’s ex-best friend and classmate and Simon’s ex-fiancee. Obsessed with Simon. Can be both cool and emotional. On the “edge.”   Educated in English so has British RP accent but speaks fluent French from her heritage. Leading role.  JACQUELINE SIDES

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RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH

(Small Cast Version)

Rehearsals begin August 11, 2015

Peformances August 20 – 23 (five performances over four days)

Director/Musical Director: Scott Wakefield

NOTE: ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN THOSE WHO HAVE DONE THIS SHOW BEFORE due to the short rehearsal period.  There will be 4 AEA principal contracts – of the roles below we will be happy to consider both AEA and non-union talent for all, but FOUR will be cast AEA, the other will be cast non-union. It is possible, depending on the director, that we may cast two women and three men. Final determination of vocals/parts and instrumentation will depend on actual instruments played by those cast.

Males (4 or 5)

Jason (Typically baritone/bass, 35+) Strong Country Vocalist playing acoustic guitar. He is the main narrator of the piece and though he does not imitate or portray Johnny Cash, he is the closest in ‘type.’  JASON SIDES & MUSIC

Dave (35+) Strong Country Vocalist playing electric guitar, banjo and fiddle.  DAVE – MUSIC ONLY

Eddie (35+) Strong Country Vocalist playing acoustic and electric guitar.  EDDIE – MUSIC ONLY

Mark (35+) Strong Country Vocalist playing bass (preferably double bass but electric bass can be used along with various percussion.  MARK SIDES & MUSIC

Females (1 or 2)

Trenna (Vocal Range TBA, 35+) Strong Country Vocalist playing acoustic guitar.  TRENNA – MUSIC ONLY

Female #2 TBD?

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Theatre For Young Audiences (TYA) Performers

NOTE: The primary responsibility of ALL that are cast as TYA Company members is the rehearsal, preparation and performance of 5 original one-hour musicals (usually based on classic fairy tales) performed on the main-stage of the playhouse in front of a large audience of children and adults. Each show rehearses for three hours per day for two weeks with a performance scheduled for specific Saturday mornings during the season.  SOME members of the company MAY be contracted as “Interns” to appear in one or more of the main-stage AEA productions. SOME or ALL MAY be contracted as TYA performers ONLY. This will be determined when all casting is complete and official offers are made.   With the exception of one or two roles which might require actual child performers to job in, TYA company members must be at least 17 years of age. ALL must be charming with an ability to “connect” to the children in the audience. Good comic timing, improvisational skills and ability to move well are also needed. ALSO would like to hire member of the TYA Company to act as Choreographer for each show and be responsible for movement ranging from simple staging to actual dance forms (tap, ballet, jazz where appropriate to the shows).

Males (4)

Young Leading Man (Lyric Baritone 17+) Tall, attractive singer/actor with great voice to play mostly “Prince” or other “hero” type leading roles. Charming with a “winning” smile.  tya leading man (prince) sides

2nd Juvenile Lead (Tenor 17+) Attractive and fun singer/actor with strong voice to play secondary leads like the “brother” or “best friend” to the leading man or woman in each show. Fun-loving and out-going personality.  tya 2nd male (jack) sides

Young Comic Character (Bari-tenor 17+) Excellent singer/actor with strong comic ability to play the “comic-relief ” roles like “Court Jesters” or “Elves” or “Animals”.   Often the narrator or storyteller of the troupe. Physical comedy and agility (like acrobatics, pratfalls, etc.) is a plus.  tya comic male (baker) sides

Older Character (Baritone 17+). Excellent young character actor/singer who can convincingly play “older” roles     like the “Fathers” or “Kings” or “Villains”. Big voice and imposing physical presence is a plus.  tya character male (narrator) sides

Females (4)

Young Ingenue Lead (Soprano 17+) Attractive singer/actress with strong “legit” soprano voice to play mostly “Princess” or other young “heroine” type leading roles. Charming and warm personality.  Must move well and actual dance ability would be a plus.  tya leading female (cinderella) sides

2nd Ingenue Lead (Alto/Belt 17+) Attractive singer/actress with strong “belt” voice to play mostly “sister” or “best friend/sidekick” to the leading woman or man in each show. Fun-loving and out-going personality. Preferably a dancer.  tya 2nd lead female (baker’s wife) sides

Young Comic Character (Alto/Belt) Excellent singer/actress with strong comic ability and big “brassy” sound to play the “comic-relief” roles like “Step-sisters” or “Red-Riding Hood” or “Bad girls.” Big voice with ability to do physical comedy.  tya comic female (little red riding hood) sides

Older Character (Mezzo/Alto 17+) Excellent actress/singer who can convincingly play “older” roles like “Queens” or “Mothers” or “Witches”.   Ability to be both warm and scary as needed. Big voice and good comic timing.  tya character female (jack’s mom & witch)

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We look forward to seeing you at one of our 2015 Season Auditions!