Nebraska Repertory Theatre
Avenue Q - NYC EPA
Call Type: EPA
SPT Cat 7; $600.00/week
Andy Park (Director and Artistic Director) will be present at the EPA.
Saul Nache (Music Director) will be present Brad Buffum (PSM) will be present
First Rehearsal: Monday, January 29, 2018 Opening: Thursday, March 1, 2018 Closing: Sunday, March 16, 2018 Rehearsals are TU-FR 5:00-10:00, SA-SU 10:00-3:00.
Performances are TU-SA 7:30, SU 2:00
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided.
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.
Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.
Male, 20-29, any ethnicity. Princeton is a sweet, charming, cute, and sincere. Has recently moved to Avenue Q where he learns life lessons the hard way from puppets and humans alike; loveable and appealing. Rod is a conservative, uptight investment banker who is a closeted homosexual. Trying to come to terms with his sexuality with the help of Nicky, his best friend and roommate. Must be a strong singer/actor with great comedic timing and the ability to differentiate these characters with specific voices and physicalities. Vocal style: contemporary musical theatre with a pop flair. Must be able to sustain a High G comfortably. Puppeteer skills a plus but not necessary.
Nicky/Trekkie Monster/Bad Idea Bear:
Male, 30-40, any ethnicity. Nicky is an unemployed, cute thirty-something slacker who is Rod’s roommate. Charming and undeniably cute, he has no problems with Rod being gay. Trekkie Monster lives on Avenue Q in the same building that Princeton moves into; an odd monster who has a big heart, he invested in the internet and is secretly a millionaire. Bear is a cute and charming little boy bear who, with the help of his counterpart, Girl Bear, is a very bad influence on Princeton. Must be a strong singer/ actor with great comedic timing and the ability to differentiate these characters with specific voices and physicalities. Vocal style: contemporary musical theatre with a pop flair. Must be able to sustain a High A comfortably. Strong puppeteer skills a plus but not necessary.
Female, 20-29, Asian. Christmas Eve wants to be a therapist and lives on Avenue Q with her Jewish husband Brian. She is smart, blunt and edgy, but also nurturing and kind. Must be a strong singer/ actress with great comedic timing. Vocal style: Must have a strong belt to an E flat in the style of a torch song.
Male, 30-45, any ethnicity. Brian is a chubby, laid-back, wannabe comedian who doesn’t mind being unemployed. A good guy with a relaxed attitude who everyone always likes. Easy to be around. Married to Christmas Eve, who is constantly badgering him to get a job. Must be a strong singer/actor with great comedic timing. Vocal style: contemporary musical theatre with a pop flair.
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center 165 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
Actors will be asked to sing a song from the score based on the character auditioning for. Prepare one music side, which can be obtained in advance at the following link: http://go.unl.edu/ssaa. The music sides will also be available at the audition. An accompanist will be provided. Those being considered for puppet roles may be asked to sing their song while bringing a puppet to life. Bring picture and resume.