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Singer/Dancer/Actors For 2023 Season Shows

Indianapolis, IN, United States
ID: 196672Exp: 10/17/2022

Auditions for 2023 season. Seeking actors. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: "Footloose": Footloose is a 1984 American musical drama film directed by Herbert Ross. It tells the story of Ren McCormack, a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town, where he attempts to overturn the ban on dancing instituted by the efforts of a local minister. The film received mixed reviews from the critics but became a box office hit, grossing $80 million in North America, becoming the seventh highest-grossing film of 1984. The film is known for its music, with the song "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins. "An American In Paris": An American in Paris is a story of finding love, happiness, and a new lease on life. The musical is set in the City of Lights, Paris, as it emerges from the shadows of World War II. As the weight of the Nazi Occupation begins to lift, the city’s inhabitants come alive and rediscover life’s grandest possibilities. An American veteran and aspiring painter, Jerry, is still reeling from the war when he discovers the girl of his dreams: Lise, a captivating young dancer at the ballet. Jerry falls in love with the mystery girl as soon as he spots her in a crowd on the street. By chance or fate, Jerry and Lise are brought together at a ballet rehearsal, where Jerry has come to visit his friend Adam, the company’s composer. While there, Jerry catches the eye of Milo, an American heiress and Adam’s patron. To add more confusion to this love triangle, Lise is already engaged to marry Henri, a rich young businessman, who dreams of being a performer, himself. But does Lise truly love Henri? Or is Jerry, the American stranger, the man she is meant to love? And even if she loves Jerry, can Lise find a way to move on from the fact that Henri’s family saved her life during the war? Set to some of the George and Ira Gershwin’s most timeless music, An American in Paris brings both complexity and joy to the journey of Lise, Jerry, and their friends, as they fall in love, follow their dreams, and celebrate the most wonderful joys of being alive. **Note: The stage musical’s plot differs greatly from the 1951 film of the same name starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron. "Beauty and the Beast": Beauty and the Beast tells the story of an unkind prince who has been magically transformed into an unsightly creature as punishment for his selfish ways. To revert into his true human form, the Beast must learn to love a bright, beautiful young lady who he has impr isoned in his enchanted castle before it is too late. Additional info: Potential dance call back: Monday, October 17, 2022, 6:00 p – 8:00 p Appointments: please report to the lobby of the theatre to sign in for an audition time. Preparation: please prepare two contrasting vocal selections; one up tempo and one ballad. Music in the correct key. A one-minute monologue may or may not be requested. Please bring an updated picture and resume. Bring dance clothes and your entire vocal book for potential dance call back at 6:00 PM. "Footloose" 1st Rehearsal, January 26, 2023 Open, February 9, 2023 Close, March 26, 2023 "An American in Paris" 1st Rehearsal, March 13, 2023 Open, March 30, 2023 Close, May 14, 2023 "Beauty and the Beast" 1st Rehearsal, May 4, 2023 Open, May 18, 2023 Close, July 9, 2023 Please see the document attached.

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41 roles

ETHEL MCCORMACKFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

REN’s mother, has a duet with VI – mature vocal sound desired. "Footloose"

REVEREND SHAW MOOREMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead adult character, strong singer. Beaumont’s religious leader father to Ariel. Solos and has a duet with VI. "Footloose"

VI MOOREFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Shaw’s wife & Ariel’s mother. has duet with Ethel – – mature vocal sound desired. "Footloose"

LULU WARNICKERFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ren’s aunt, married to Wes. Character sings but does not have to dance well. "Footloose"

WES WARNICKERMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ren’s uncle, married to Lulu. Character sings but does not have to dance well. "Footloose"

COACH ROGER DUNBARMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Character sings but does not have to dance well. "Footloose"

ARIEL MOOREFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead character – SHAW & VI’s daughter. Sings and dances well. Vocal range requires a D with some soulish singing, ability for vocal improvisation a plus. Rebellious for a reverend’s daughter, like Rizzo in Grease, but more mischievous than negative. Dances very well. "Footloose"

RUSTYFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

ARIEL’s friend. Several lines, some dancing. Sings Solo & 3-part harmony with several solo lines – has F and Low A. Think girls from Little Shop, but with a few more lines. "Footloose"

WENDY – JOFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

ARIEL’s friend. Some lines, some dancing. Sings in 3-part harmony with several solo lines. Think girls from Little Shop, but with a few more lines. "Footloose"

URLEENFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

ARIEL’s friend. Some lines, some dancing. Sings in 3-part harmony with several solo lines. Think girls from Little Shop, but with a few more lines. "Footloose"

CHUCK CRANSTONMale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

ARIEL’s boyfriend. Local “bad boy”. Doesn’t like Ren. Sings fairly well– has B with lots of A’s & G’s, sings with ARIEL with male back up. "Footloose"

LYLEMale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

CHUCK’s friend – A few lines, sings strong 3-part harmony – G, G#, A & B, some dancing. "Footloose"

TRAVISMale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

CHUCK’s friend – A few lines, sings strong 3-part harmony – G, G#, A & B, some dancing. "Footloose"

WILLARD HEWITTMale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Big guy, short temper, loves his mama. Befriended by Ren. Many lines, sings Solo & 3-part harmony with several solo lines. “Learns” to dance. "Footloose"

PRINCIPAL HARRY CLARKMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Principal of Boumont High School, enforcer of rules. Scene with REN & WILLARD. Not required to sing. "Footloose"

DANCERSBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Several big dance numbers in show – any combination of the following skills are a plus: acrobatics, gymnastics, break-dancing, line-dancing, leaps, splits. "Footloose"

Adam HochbergMale20-29 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead. Tenor New York born and bred, classically trained composer, walks with a cane; lives on the Left Bank in relative squalor. Excellent actor and singer. Piano experience a plus, but not required. Should be comfortable with some dancing, especially some tap. "An American In Paris"

Jerry MulliganMale20-29 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead, Tenor must be an excellent ballet dancer. Some tap and jazz a plus. Acting and singing experience also a plus, but please submit regardless of level of acting and singing training. Jerry is a Midwestern painter, studying in Paris on the GI bill. He is charming, ambitious, callow. "An American In Paris"

Henri BaurelMale20-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead, Tenor the handsome child of privileged Parisians, and heir to a manufacturing fortune; he secretly wants to be a song and dance man; uncertain about his sexuality. Excellent actor and singer. Should have dance ability and be able to tap. "An American In Paris"

Lise DassinFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano must be an excellent ballet dancer. Acting and singing experience a plus but submit regardless of acting and singing training. Originally from Alsace, Lise is very private with a profound inner dignity. "An American In Paris"

Milo DavenportFemale30-39 y.o.All ethnicities

Lead, Mezzo-Soprano an American art patron who is attractive, wealthy, bold, and tends to leap before she looks. Excellent actor and singer. Should have some dance ability. "An American In Paris"

Madame Baurel/OlgaFemale50-59 y.o.All ethnicities

Supporting, Mezzo-Soprano Henri’s upper middle class, comically self-righteous mother. Olga is the grand, self-important ballet mistress, who is an innocent child behind the aggressive facade. Actor with excellent comic timing and some singing ability. "An American In Paris"

EnsembleBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass. "An American In Paris"

BelleFemale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life. Beautiful actress. Warm and caring and independent. Strong vocalist - Soprano with a strong belt and princess mix. "Beauty and the Beast"

BeastMale18-40 y.o.All ethnicities

A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior. Baritone. "Beauty and the Beast"

GastonMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest. Great comedic timing, bravado, and physical comedy with. "Beauty and the Beast"

LefouMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Baritone with a deep character voice that sets Gaston apart. "Beauty and the Beast"

MauriceMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Belle's loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world. "Beauty and the Beast"

CogsworthMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast's household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough. Great comedic timing. British accent. Baritone. "Beauty and the Beast"

Mrs. PottsFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful. British accent. Warm Mezzo-Soprano voice. "Beauty and the Beast"

LumiereMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant. French Accent. Great comedic timing. "Beauty and the Beast"

BabetteFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere's affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid. French accent. Great comedic timing. Mezzo-Soprano. "Beauty and the Beast"

Madame De La Grande BoucheFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality. Soprano – ability to be operatic a plus! "Beauty and the Beast"

LefouMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Gaston's bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy. Great comedic timing and physical comedy. Baritone/tenor. "Beauty and the Beast"

Monsieur D'arqueMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry. Baritone – sings Maison De Lune. "Beauty and the Beast"

3 Silly GirlsFemale18-40 y.o.All ethnicities

A trio of girls who are infatuated with Gaston. Must be great singers who can hold harmony and move well. "Beauty and the Beast"

DancersBoth genders18-40 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. "Beauty and the Beast"

SingersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. "Beauty and the Beast"

WolvesBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. "Beauty and the Beast"

Enchanted ObjectsBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. "Beauty and the Beast"

TownspeopleBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. "Beauty and the Beast"