A Chorus Line (non-eq) Open Call in New York, NY - March 1, 2018


A Chorus Line (non-eq) Open Call in New York, NY - March 1, 2018

Heritage Theatre Festival
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Job Details




A Chorus Line (non-eq) Open Call in New York, NY - March 1, 2018



Heritage Theatre Festival

Charlottesville, VA

$300 per week + housing

Artistic Director: Jenny Wales

Director/Choreographer: Matthew Steffens

Auditions: March 1

First Rehearsal: May 29

Preview: June 21

Open: June 22

Closing: July 1

NOTE: Heritage Theatre Festival is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work, including casting. We seek to hire actors who reflect our world to tell the stories we put onstage, and therefore strongly encourage people of underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to audition.

For more information, check out the theatre’s website:  www.heritagetheatrefestival.org

SYNOPSIS: This singular sensation burst on the Broadway scene in 1975 with a never-before-seen look inside the hearts of dancers willing to give their all for a spot in a Broadway show. Now, more than four decades later, the Tony award-winning show continues to resonate with sizzling dance numbers and unforgettable characters whose passion and stories ring as true in today’s world as they ever have before.


ZACH: Male. The director and choreographer of the show. Former dancer. Has had a past relationship with Cassie. Strong actor who moves well.

LARRY: Male. Tenor. Zach’s assistant. Confident in his role. Strong dancer.

AL DELUCA: Male. Baritone. From the Bronx. Street tough and newly married to Kristine. Strong singer and dancer.

BEBE BENZENHEIMER: Female. Mezzo. Natural and unaffected, quiet, funny and kind. Masks her insecurity with humor. Strong singer and dancer.

BOBBY MILLS: Male. Baritone. Witty and sharp tongued.  Had a very hard childhood; covers everything over with a joke. Strong comic timing.

CASSIE FERGUSON: Female. Soprano. Returning to the chorus after years of being a featured performer. Very strong dancer. Previously had a relationship with Zach. Strong actor, singer & dancer.

CONNIE WONG: Female. Alto. Asian. Small in stature, but great amounts of energy. Strong dancer who sings.

DIANA MORALES: Female. Alto. Latinx. Determined and street smart, a little bit tough, eternal optimist and starry eyed. Funny, charming and vulnerable. Strong actor, singer & dancer.

DON KERR: Male. Baritone. Very sure of himself. Married and from the Midwest. Strong dancer.

GREGORY GARDENER: Male. Baritone. Confident. Wicked wit. Very East Side New York. Strong dancer.

JUDY TURNER: Female. Mezzo. Funny, nervous, warm and hopeful. Very awkward except when dancing. Strong actor and dancer.

KRISTINE URICH: Female. Comedic sensibility and nervous energy. Married to Al. She can’t sing. Strong dancer.

MAGGIE WINSLOW: Female. Soprano. A sweet, giving, trusting dreamer. Dreamer. Strong singer and dancer.

MARK ANTHONY: Male. Tenor. Optimistic, naïve and charming. Youngest of the group. Strong dancer.

MIKE COSTA: Male. Tenor. Determined, charismatic and confident. Experienced & flirtatious. Strong dancer and singer.

PAUL SAN MARCO: Male. Baritone. Latinx. Introverted and slightly insecure but loves performing; only now starting to feel comfortable about being gay and accepted by his parents. Strong actor and dancer.

RICHIE WALTERS: Male. Tenor. African-American. From Missouri. Enthusiastic, charming and very funny. Strong dancer and singer.

SHEILA BRYANT: Female. Alto. One of the more experienced dancers on the line. Confident, sophisticated and humorous. Sexy. Strong actor and dancer.

VAL CLARK: Female. Alto. Sexy, sassy, direct and funny. Brazen. Strong actor, singer and dancer.


May 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018




May 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018



Audition Information


2018-03-01 10:00 :


Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave, Studio 414, New York, NY 10018


Prepare for dance call: Please be warmed up and prepared to dance at the beginning of the call. Men bring jazz shoes and sneakers. Women bring heels and flats. Bring hardcopy headshot/resume.  If called back to sing and/or read: Please prepare a 16 bar cut of an up-tempo song that shows off your personality. You may also sing from the show if you wish. Please also bring your book and be prepared to sing a second brief cut, if asked. An accompanist will be provided. Bring hardcopy headshot/resume. Sides and songs from the show will be provided for callbacks. Additional callbacks may occur on Fri, March 2.

Please note: We may film auditions for artistic staff who cannot be present.


Personnel in Attendance: Jenny Wales, Artistic Director; Matthew Steffens, Director/Choreographer


10am - Non-union Female Dancer call

12:30pm - Non-union Male Dancer call

2pm - Male Dancer & Female Dancer Callbacks

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