Singin' In the Rain - Austin EPA/ECC Singers

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Singin' In the Rain - Austin EPA/ECC Singers

Zachary Scott Theatre Center
Austin, TX

Job Details

CATEGORY

Performer

TITLE

Singin' In the Rain - Austin EPA/ECC Singers

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LOA
LOA/LORT Agreement Pending.
Previous minimum $478/wk.

PERSONNEL
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green,
Songs by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown.
Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film
by special arrangement with Warner Bros.
Theatre Ventures, Inc. Directed by Abe Reybold.
Choreographed by Dominique Kelley.
Music Direction by Allen Robertson.

OTHER DATES
See breakdown.

OTHER
Callbacks will take place on May 9th by appointment

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
Equity actors who are strong singers and dancers.

BREAKDOWN

ACH Theatre celebrates its’ 85th Anniversary season with one of the greatest and most beloved classic musicals, brought to our stage in a new splashy, song and dance valentine to the Golden Age of movie musicals. For the first time in Austin, this production is designed especially for you. The joyous score features well-known songs like “Good Morning,” “Make ‘Em Laugh,” and the favorite, “Singin’ in the Rain” which will soar with ZACH’s full orchestra. And yes, it will rain on the Topfer stage. What a glorious feeling, I’m happy again!

Don Lockwood (Male, 25-40, any ethnicity): a suave Hollywood leading man; good singer; excellent dancer with strong tap; charming, charismatic.

Kathy Seldon (Female, 20-30, any ethnicity): beautiful ingenue; must sing & dance (especially tap) extremely well.

Lina Lamont (Female, 25-40, any ethnicity): comic actor/singer; a slow-witted silent film diva with a big personality and a harshly shrill, unpleasant voice; Don's regular co-star.

Cosmo Brown (Male, 25-40, any ethnicity): comic actor/singer/dancer with strong tap; a wacky and playful on-set pianist for silent films; Don's best friend and former dance partner.

R F Simpson (Male, 40-60, any ethnicity): comic character actor; a successful, magnanimous, film producer; leads the other characters in creating a new movie musical.

Roscoe Dexter (Male, 30-60, any ethnicity): a famous film director with theatrical mannerisms and tendencies; frequently frazzled; must handle comedy.

Zelda Zanders (Female, 25-40, any ethnicity): a flapper socialite and actress on her ninth marriage, she is Lina's friend and informant; must handle comedy.

Spendrill/Voice Coach (Male, 30-60, any ethnicity): comic character man, strong comedian.

Dora Bailey/Dinsmore (Female, 35-60, any ethnicity): comic character woman, strong comedian.

Rod (Male, 30-50, any ethnicity): works for Simpson as Monumental Pictures' PR Man; high up on the food chain.

Production Singer (Male, 25-40, any ethnicity): strong tenor who dances; the lead tenor in Monumental Pictures' first movie musical.

Ensemble: Character ages 20s-30s. Excellent dancers who sing well- To play a variety of ensemble characters, male and female, any ethnicity.

APPOINTMENTS
Email auditions@zachtheatre.org with subject line "SITR Austin Auditions"; attach headshot/resume in PDF/Word format with preferred audition time

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Zachary Scott Theatre Center
1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704-1078

Whisenhunt Stage and Nowlin Rehearsal Studio on the ZACH Campus

WHEN
Monday, May 08, 2017
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Actors should prepare a song in the style of the show, and have a contrasting song ready if asked. Please bring your book. NOTE: Dance Callbacks will be scheduled at a later date, by appointment.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult