Call Type: EPA
LOA ref LORT. Minimum - $369/wk
Book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik.
The production is under the direction of Jeremy Dumont, with music direction by Isaac Leaverton.
First Rehearsal January 7, 2019. Show runs February 1-3, 2019.
No stage managment positions are available.
Callbacks by invitation will take place the evenings of October 21 and 22 as necessary.
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.
See breakdown. Local hires preferred.
Please be advised that most of the characters in Spring Awakening are teenagers. Auditionees must be 17 years or older at the time of the audition and should consider their ability to convincingly depict a stage age of 16-18. The show contains adult language and deals frankly and directly with important subjects such as sexuality, abortion, mental illness, suicide and grief.
ANNA: A German schoolgirl and Martha's best friend. Has a difficult time understanding Martha's trials. A3 - C5.
ILSE: Martha's sister, who shares her dark secret and has run away from home to live in an artists' colony. Moritz's last hope. G3 - E5.
MARTHA: A schoolgirl with a life-changing secret. G3 - E5.
THEA: Wendla's best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure. A3 - E5.
WENDLA: Innocent, but with every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution. Partial brief nudity may be required. G3 - E5.
ERNST: A schoolmate of Melchior's. Naive, easily manipulated. Unsure. C3 - A4 Baritenor.
GEORG: A schoolmate of Melchior's who is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. D3 - D5 Tenor Georg needs to be able to sing up to a D5 in falsetto. The bulk of his range is between. Ab2 - A4.
HANSCHEN: A schoolmate of Melchior's who is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to manipulate another student. C3 - A4 Baritenor.
MELCHIOR: A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society's rules. Charismatic. An atheist. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla. Partial brief nudity may be required. G2 - G4
MORITZ: A tormented and troubled student who desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. Has haunting dreams. Melchior's best friend. B2 - A4 Tenor.
OTTO: A classmate of Melchior's who struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. C3 - B4 Baritenor.
ADULT MAN: Multiple roles, including HERR STIEFL (Mortiz's father), HERR GABOR (Melchior's Father), and HERR SONNENSTITCH (the boy's teacher). (This is mainly an acting role but some singing is required)
ADULT WOMAN: Multiple roles, including FANNY (Melchior's mother), FRAU BERGMAN (Wendla's mother), and the teacher. (This is mainly an acting role but some singing is required).
Audition appointments strongly encouraged.
Call 214-219-2718 between 1pm and 6pm, Tuesdays-Fridays or complete Request Form at www.uptownplayers.org
Kalita Humphreys Theater
3636 Turtle Creek Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219-5502
Check in at the lobby. Free Parking
Sunday, October 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
A headshot and resume are required at auditions, along with sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Please prepare 16-20 bars of two contrasting contemporary Broadway/pop selections in the style of the show.