Fort Atkinson, WI
Call Type: EPA
$682 a week minimum
By Alan Janes
Director: Ed Flesch
Musical Director: Mary Ehlinger
1st rehearsal: August 19, 2019;
Runs September 1, 2019 – October 27, 2019
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 and musicians. See breakdown.
BUDDY HOLLY 19 – 28 singer-songwriter and star from Lubbock, Texas. Buddy is intelligent, charismatic. Must play guitar, sing and act and have a feel for rock ‘n’ roll. ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
RICHIE VALENS 19 – 25 good-looking with charisma, a dedicated eye for the ladies, and the ability to hold the stage in his own right. His key song is “La Bamba.” Must be able to act and move well. The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not required. ETHNICITY: Latino/Hispanic
JP RICHARDSON (THE BIG BOPPER) 28 – 55 a former DJ, he is a Texan with an irrepressible larger than-life character with the ability to command the stage on his own as a single performer. His key song is “Chantilly Lace.” The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not required. ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
JOE B MAULDIN 20-30 double bass player, one of Buddy’s band, The Crickets. Serious, square young man with musical ability. Must be able to sing and act. ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
JERRY ALLISON 20-30 drummer, one of Buddy’s band, The Crickets. Good looking, irrepressible cheeky guy with musical ability. Must be able to sing and act. ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
MARIA ELENA HOLLY 18-25 Buddy Holly’s wife attractive, classy, and well-educated. Must be able to sing and act.
HIPOCKETS DUNCAN late 20s-40s an exuberant hometown radio DJ from Lubbock, Texas, with an air of authority and a keen sense of humor. Must be able to sing. The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not required.
ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
NORMAN PETTY late 20s-40s a record producer from Clovis, New Mexico, with a businesslike manner and a love of making records. Must be able to sing. The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not required.
ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
VI PETTY late 20s-40s the wife of Norman with a heart of gold and a good sense of humor.. Must be able to sing and act and have exceptional rock ‘n’ roll keyboards ability, ETHNICITY: Any ethnicity
APOLLO PERFORMERS 4 males and females, any age, ability to hold the stage on his/her own. Key song “Shout” Must have good comic timing and be able to act. ETHNICITY: African American
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
Please prepare a song in the style of the show. Singing from the show is fine. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.