Singers Needed for "Fiddler on the Roof" Show
The company is holding an audition for the "Fiddler on the Roof" Show and looking for singers, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, his wife Golde and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof's universal theme of “tradition” cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. Rate: All roles are non-union and unpaid. Additional info: No experience necessary. Callbacks by invitation only: June 11 from 1 to 5pm Rehearsals are three evenings a week, beginning June 25th with a full week of technical/dress rehearsals. Performance Dates: September 8th, 8pm September 9th, 8pm September 10th, 2pm September 22nd, 8pm September 23rd, 2 pm, and 8 pm September 24th, 2pm September 28, 7:30 pm September 29, 8 pm September 30, 8 pm CONFLICTS: Please refrain from auditioning if you have any conflicts with tech week - the last week of August and first week of September and/or show dates (see above). Please see the attachment for more details. When applying, please include a photo and a resume.
Male presenting. Vocal Range: Tenor/Baritone (Ab2 – F5) Acting: VERY strong actor who must carry the show and have a strong connection to the audience. He is the heart and conscience of Fiddler on the Roof. Movement: move well Songs: Tradition, If I Were a Rich Man, Sabbath Prayer, To Life, Tevye’s Monologue, The Dream, Sunrise Sunset, Tevye’s Rebuttal, Do You Love Me?, Chava Sequence, Anatevka. Tevye is the humble but wise narrator and main character of the story.
Male presenting. Vocal Range: Strong Tenor (E3 - F#4) Acting: Great character role needing someone who can show Motel’s sensitive, nervous but loveable character. Must have good comic timing and the ability to show vulnerability. Movement: move well Songs: Miracle of Miracles (solo), Tradition, Anatevka Motel is the meek and very poor village tailor.
Male presenting. Vocal Range: Tenor (B2 – E4) Acting – Strong acting skills. Actor must show intensity and an unfailing commitment to his radical beliefs. Movement: move well Songs: Now I Have Everything (solo), Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset Perchik is a visitor and outsider to Anatevka. He brings with him radical views that challenge traditions.
Male presenting. Mainly speaking role but may have short solo in “To Life” Acting: Good actor who can use a Russian accent. Gentle with Chava but stands up to Tevye Movement: Strong dancer preferable. Dances a Russian dance in “To Life” Fyedka is a Russian soldier who falls in love with Chava, Tevye’s third oldest daughter.
Male presenting. Vocal Range: Baritone (C3 – F#4) Acting: Strong, feisty actor with good comic skills. Movement: move well Songs: Tradition, To Life, Sunrise, Sunset, Anatevka Lazar Wolfe is the brawny and feisty butcher of Anatevka.
Male presenting. Non-singing Role. Acting: Strong character role The constable is a Russian military official stationed near Anatevka.
Male presenting. Small mostly acting role Songs: Tradition, The Dream, Anatevka The Rabbi is the Jewish spiritual leader.
Male presenting. Small mostly acting role and part of chorus Songs: Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, The Rumour, Anatevka
Male presenting. Small acting role and part of chorus Songs: Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, The Rumour, Anatevka Mordcha runs the local bar and is a friend of Tevye
Male presenting. Small acting role and part of chorus Songs: Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, The Rumour, Anatevka
Female-presenting. Vocal Range: Mezzo/Alto (A3 – Eb5) Acting: Strong actor, good comedic timing Movement: Moves well Songs: Tradition, Sabbath Prayer, The Dream, Sunrise, Sunset, Do You Love Me?, Anatevka Golde is the strong mamma and wife who can run a household while providing strength for her husband.
Female-presenting. Vocal range: Soprano/Alto (B3 to D5) Acting: Strong dramatic actor Movement: move well, part of Chava’s dance sequence Songs: Matchmaker, Tradition, Anatevka, plus some chorus songs Tzeitel is the first daughter to challenge tradition.
Female-presenting. Vocal Range: Soprano with strong chest voice (B3 – E5) Acting: Strong dramatic actor Movement: move well Songs: Far From the Home I Love (solo) , Matchmaker, Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, Now I Have Everything Hodel sings her haunting solo as she says goodbye to her father at the train station.
Female-presenting. Vocal Range: Soprano/Alto Acting: Strong dramatic actor Movement: Ballet and/or Lyrical Modern dance training preferred. Songs: Matchmaker, Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, Anatevka Chava is Tevye’s scholarly, middle daughter
Female-presenting. Vocal Range Soprano/Alto (F3 – F5) Acting: Strong comedic talents Movement: move well Songs: Tradition, Sunrise, Sunset, The Rumour, Anatevka Yente is the village matchmaker.
Female-presenting. Vocal range: Mezzo/Alto (C#4 – D5) Acting: strong actor Movement: move well Songs: The Dream Grandma Tzeitel is Golde’s deceased grandmother.
Female-presenting. Vocal Range: Mezzo/Alto (C4 – Eb5) Acting: very strong Movement: move well Songs: The Dream Fruma-Sarah is Lazar Wolfe’s dead wife. Her solo is a show stopper and the actor must carry this challenging solo. Note: The performer cast in this role will be asked to fly around the stage in a harness.
Female-presenting. Motel’s mother. Vocal Range: Mezzo/Alto (A3 – Eb5) Acting: Strong actor, good comedic timing Movement: Moves well
Gender Neutral. Small stature. Move well.
Will portray the villagers of Anatevka, as either Mamas, Papas, Sons or Daughters.
Russian, Bottle, Jewish/Chassidic/Hora, all types of Ethnic Dances.