Hair - Watertown, MA EPA

Hair - Watertown, MA EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

New Repertory Theatre Inc.
Watertown, MA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
NEAT
CATEGORY 6 (MINIMUM WEEKLY SALARY: $473.)

PERSONNEL
Book & Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Music by Galt MacDermot
Director: Rachel Bertone
Artistic Director: Michael J. Bobbitt

In Attendance:
Rachel Bertone, Director Elena Morris, Artistic Associate

OTHER DATES
Jan 25- Feb 16/2020

OTHER
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
Actor/singers for various roles in Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. See breakdown.


BREAKDOWN

A Note

We are seeking extremely versatile, dynamic, and playful performers who will come together to create the "tribe". All must sing and move extremely well. Playing instruments is a plus and we encourage you to play at your initial audition if you can. Partial nudity may be asked of all actors. However, it will NOT be required and the amount of nudity for each individual involved will be fully discussed and agreed upon between director and actor.

Actors of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, gender identities, and abilities are strongly encouraged to audition.

Berger
White male, 20-29
Rock baritone/tenor
A free-spirited, unrestrained activist recently expelled from school. He leads the tribe with his lively, captivating presence and unwavering conviction to his beliefs.

Claude
Male of any ethnicity, 20-29
Rock tenor
A charismatic tribe leader and Berger’s best friend. Drafted to the Vietnam War, he struggles to choose between his commitment to the tribe’s beliefs and his perceived sense of duty.

Sheila
Female of any ethnicity, 19-25 Mezzo with high belt

HEADGONNAROLE
An NYU student who lives with Berger and Claude. Passionate about political activism, peaceful protest, and spreading love.

Woof
White male, 20-29 Folky tenor
A peaceful, gentle soul.

Hud
Black male, 20-29
Bass/Baritone
A smart, opinionated, energetic member of the tribe.

Jeanie
Female of any ethnicity, 20-29
Mezzo
A nonjudgemental, eccentric member of the tribe who is also pregnant.

Dionne
Black female, 20-29
Mezzo with high belt
A vivacious and strong member of the tribe, a loyal friend.

Crissy
Female of any ethnicity, 20-29
Light folk soprano
The youngest member of the tribe, grieving a lost love.

Tribe Members (4)
20-29
Male/female/Non-Binary
All vocal ranges
Several featured roles will come from the ensemble.

APPOINTMENTS
Please contact Elena Morris, Artistic Associate at elenamorris@newrep.org, or (617) 923-7060 for an appointment. Please indicate an hour between 4-8 that you would prefer to be scheduled in. Non-equity performers will be seen as time allows. All appointments are scheduled in five-minute intervals, with each performer having three minutes to perform.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal St
Watertown, MA 02472-5710

3rd Floor Rehearsal Hall

WHEN
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a brief song in the style of HAIR or pop-rock.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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