A Christmas Carol - The Musical - Arvada EPA (7.23.19)

A Christmas Carol - The Musical - Arvada EPA (7.23.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
Arvada, CO

Job Details

DESCRIPTION


CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep Minimum - $941/wk

PERSONNEL
Rod A. Lansberry - Producing Artistic Director
Gavin Mayer - Director
Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck - Choreographer

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal - October 29, 2019
Opening - November 22, 2019
Closing - December 22, 2019

OTHER
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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.

SEEKING
Experienced performers with strong acting and singing abilities are needed. Strong dancing abilities are required.

BREAKDOWN

BEADLE / CREDITOR - A worker in Scrooge's bank. C#3 - Bb3 (Baritone)

BOB CRATCHIT - A hardworking clerk in Scrooge's employment. Dedicated to his family, especially his young son Tiny Tim. Cratchit maintains a kind heart, even in the face of Scrooge's mean- spiritedness. G#2 - E4 (Baritenor)

EMILY - Young, lovely, and goodhearted. Truly in love with young Ebenezer. Happy with the simple things in life - friends, family, and the joy that comes from loving someone and being loved in return. D4 - F (Soprano)

FRED ANDERSON - Warm and compassionate, Scrooge's nephew, feels sorry for the old man, yet still obligated to him, being family. C3 - D4 (Baritenor)

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS FUTURE / BLIND OLD HAG - C4 - D5 (Alto) (Doubles as Blind Old Hag)

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST / LAMPLIGHTER - A young, twinkly, spritely apparition, full of the Christmas spirit. Eb4 - G5 (Doubles as Lamplighter)

GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT - A large jovial man who wears a long cape and has a wreath on his head. D3 - D4 (Baritone) (Doubles as the Sandwich Board Man)

GRACE SMYTHE - The young daughter of Mr. Smythe. Accompanies her father to ask Scrooge for leniency following her mother's death. Respectable, but poor. Db4 - Db5 (Soprano)

JACOB MARLEY - Returned from the grave to warn Scrooge of the consequences of living the life of a miser. D3 - Ab4 (Baritenor)

MR. FEZZIWIG - A portly, jolly man. A kind-hearted bank-owner who helps Ebenezer Scrooge get his start. Later, must ask Scrooge for help and is turned away. D#3 - B4 (Tenor)

MR. SMYTHE - Recently widowed and left with a young daughter, Grace. Hopes Scrooge will be lenient and give him time to pay his debt. Respectable, but poor. C3 - C4 (Baritone)

MRS. CRATCHIT - A wonderful wife and mother, hopeful and generous. G#3 - D5 (Alto)

MRS. FEZZIWIG - The cheerful wife of Mr. Fezziwig the banker. Happy to reach out and help her fellow man. Later, becomes poor and can't understand why Scrooge won't help her husband. D4 - Ab5 Soprano

OLD JOE - A rag picker who scavenges off the dead. F3 - E4 (Baritone)

SALLY ANDERSON - The wife of Scrooge's nephew Fred. Tired of having "Uncle Scrooge" over for Christmas dinner each year. C4 - C5 (Alto)

EBENEZER SCROOGE - An old man whose great wealth has turned his heart to stone. Deaf to the needs of his fellow men, Scrooge must journey through his past to regain the spirit of charity and kindness he had as a young man. A2 - Eb3 (Baritone)

SCROOGE AT 12 - A poor orphan who works all day at a boot-making factory. Tired of poverty, he vows to save his money and make his fortune. He desperately misses his parents and wants to find a home of his own. F#3 - A4 (Tenor) (Please sign up for an appointment in the Young Performers Auditions)

SCROOGE AT 18 - Saving his money and running from a life of poverty, young Ebenezer is still happy and sociable and deeply in love with Emily. He is still searching for a place to call home, but has found a second family in the Fezziwigs. D3 - D4 (Tenor)

THREE CHARITY MEN - D3 - F4 (TTB) THREE RICH WIVES - C4 - D5 (SSA

Union

AEA

Audition Information

Where

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
6901 Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO 80003-3448

WHEN
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lunch: 1:00PM - 2:00PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Actors should prepare 16-32 bars from a song appropriate to the style of show. Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. No recorded music or a cappella allowed. A current headshot and résumé are required.

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