Equity Actors For Chorus Dancer Parts In 2023 SeasonNew York, NY, United StatesID: 216690Exp: 2/6/2023
Seeking Dancers for 2023 season. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: Seeking Equity actors for chorus dancer parts in Playhouse's 2023 Season - Musicals. Rate: COST $863 weekly minimum pension / welfare + travel & housing Additional info: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET SEEKING SWINGS/UNDERSTUDIES FOR THE PRINCIPAL ROLES. 1st Rehearsal in Maine: 3/13/2023 Open: 3/24/2023 Close: 4/09/2023 BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL 1st Rehearsal in Maine: 5/1/2023 Open: 5/13/2023 Close: 6/10/2023 SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1st Rehearsal in NYC: 5/29/2023 Open: 6/17/2023 Close: 7/15/2023 TOOTSIE - Regional Premiere 1st Rehearsal in NYC: 9/11/2023 Open: 9/30/23 Close: 10/29/23 ALTERNATE LIST: If all audition appointments are taken, an Alternate List for Equity members will be started the morning of the appointment. Members will be required to show proof of membership in order to add their name to the Alternate List. Equity members on the Alternate List will be seen if time permits. NO UNOFFICIAL LISTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Sign-ups for the Alternate List will begin at 9:00am. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions. PREPARATION: Please arrive warmed up and ready to dance. Bring a stapled headshot and resume. Equity encourages everyone participating in the auditions to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Equity encourages members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms. Holding/Audition room information: 2/7/23 AUDITION ROOM: Pearl Studios (Studio D) - 38 dancers HOLDING ROOM: Pearl Studios (Studio C) - 35 max capacity 2/8/23 AUDITION ROOM: Pearl Studios (Studio H) - 20 max capacity HOLDING ROOM: Pearl Studios (Studio G) - 35 max capacity.
Male identifying. Excellent singer and lead guitar player. Perkins was the American pioneer of rockabilly music and best known for his song "Blue Suede Shoes". Resembles and sounds like Carl Perkins without being an impersonator. D3-C6. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Male identifying. Must be familiar with his music and style (vocal and movement), able to play guitar and sing. Presley is often referred to as ‘The King of Rock and Roll”. Looks and sounds somewhat like Elvis without being an impersonator. A3-C6. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Male identifying, 6’ or taller. An excellent singer and guitar player; Looks and sounds like Johnny Cash without being an impersonator. D3-E5. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Male identifying. Speaking role. Both towering and charismatic, he was considered the father of rock and roll. He was the founder of Sun Records, discovered Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and many others. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Female identifying. A powerful pop/rock belt vocalist. An aspiring singer and Elvis’ girlfriend; she is quiet, but friendly with all the musicians. Her sex appeal gives Elvis a run for his money. A3-Eb5. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Male identifying,. Carl Perkins’ drummer; loyal, but not interested in the politics of the business. Non-Speaking/Singing role. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Male identifying. Carl Perkins’ brother and bassist; similar to Fluke, he is also loyal but unwilling to get involved in the politics of the industry. Extremely skilled bass player. Non-Speaking/Singing role. "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET"
Female Identifying. Charismatic singers/movers to portray multiple characters. LUCILLE – Don’s tough as nails secretary. SHIRLEY – a Shirelle who sings lead on “Will You Love Me Tomorrow ”. LITTLE EVA – Carole’s babysitter, turned singing sensation of “The Locomotion”. JANELLE WOODS – a gorgeous singer who sings lead on “One Fine Day”. Extremely strong singers and movers. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Male Identifying. Charismatic singers/movers to portray various roles, including THE DRIFTERS, who are featured in songs including “On Broadway”, “Up on the Roof” and “Some Kind of Wonderful”. Extremely strong singers and movers. High tenors & high baritones. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Male Identifying. A strong singer to play multiple roles. NICK – an attractive, friendly guitarist at the Bitter End. LOW RIGHTEOUS BROTHER (Bill Medley) – acts as half of the Righteous Brothers duo who sing “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” & others. An excellent singer with low baritone/ bass notes. This role understudies GERRY GOFFIN. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Male Identifying. A strong singer to play multiple roles. LOU ADLER – a genius music producer. HIGH RIGHTEOUS BROTHER (Bobby Hatfield) – acts as half of the Righteous Brothers duo who sing “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” & others. High pop/rock tenor. This role understudies BARRY MANN. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Female Identifying. A strong singer. MARILYN – a gorgeous singer with a great voice & others. Soprano/Belt. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Female Identifying. An extremely strong singer. BETTY – Carole’s appealing, perky best friend in high school. Mezzo/Soprano belt. FEATURED ENSEMBLE. "BEAUTIFUL"
Strong dancers with very strong singing voices to play various roles. Extremely strong tappers, as well as ballet and theatre jazz, with an impeccable sense of style and ease. Sing well. "SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN"
Male identifying. A failing actor, Michael is a nightmare to work with—abrasive, stubborn, outspoken, yet talented. In desperation to achieve his dreams, he reinvents himself as Dorothy Michaels, who is playful, loveable, and humorous. An extremely strong comedic actor. Sings and moves very well, with a high falsetto. A2-Bb4. "TOOTSIE"
Female identifying. Current Broadway star who is self-assured and focused. Knows exactly what she wants at every step of her life (to a fault). Longs for connection, but masks her vulnerability with heartfelt humor. Has a strong belt voice. E3-Eb5. "TOOTSIE"
Female identifying. Out-of-work actor; pessimistic, neurotic, and self-deprecating, but with a big heart. A strong comedian with excellent patter skills. A3-E5. "TOOTSIE"
Male identifying. Self-obsessed, dim-witted, and superficial reality star, now Broadway actor. Believes himself to be extremely sexy and hugely successful. Sings and moves very well. C3-G4. "TOOTSIE"
Male identifying. An unsuccessful playwright, Jeff is Michael’s roommate and best friend; he is a bit lazy and lacks ambition. The voice of reason in Michael’s life. Sings. Baritone, Tenor, with a bit of falsetto. "TOOTSIE"
Female identifying. Broadway producer; remains level- headed and sane during moments of pure chaos and panic. Always one step ahead, she is sarcastic and very likeable. Sings. Alto, Mezzo-Soprano. "TOOTSIE"
Male identifying. Broadway director and choreographer; though determined, he is argumentative, impatient, and arrogant (despite his self-proclaimed humility). Sings. Baritone. "TOOTSIE"
Male identifying. Michael’s overworked agent; he is frustrated by Michael and his career choices. Very knowledgeable and experienced, but exhausted. Speaking Role. "TOOTSIE"