Musical Theatre West
Long Beach, CA
$898 weekly minimum (Tier 2+)
Sunday, December 11, 2022
5:00 PM (P)
1st group of men - 5:00pm. 1st group of women - 7:00pm. See "Other Dates" for more detail.
Musical Theatre West Rehearsal Hall
4350 East 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90804
Parking may be more limited than usual. Street parking is recommended.
Book by Patricia Resnick
Music by Dolly Parton
Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Choreographed by Alexis Carra Girbés
Expected to attend:
Executive Director/Producer: Paul Garman
Director: Cynthia Ferrer
Music Director: Wilkie Ferguson
Assistant Choreographer: TBA
Company Manager: Bren Thor
For appointments contact [email protected] (please include your Equity status)
All actors must be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a bona fide Health or Religious exemption.
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.
Equity actors for chorus dancer parts in 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL (See breakdown).
Performers who don’t identify with either gender are welcome to attend the dance call of their choosing.
Musical Theatre West strives to reflect its community and welcomes and encourages all performers of any gender identity, age, religion, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, language, physical ability or diverse viewpoints to audition.
Los Angeles/Orange County area locals are encouraged to audition.
Please be warmed-up and ready to dance at the start time. The dance combo can be found at musical.org/auditions 1 week prior to in person auditions. Additionally, please prepare a 16-32 bar vocal selection in the style of the show you are auditioning for. Singing from the show is welcomed. Callback material will be found at musical.org/auditions at least 1 week prior to callbacks
Joe/Ensemble: 25-35, A handsome, young office accountant. Genuine and nice, and smitten with Violet. Vocal range: B2 - G4
Dwayne/Ensemble: 25-35, Doralee's attractive husband. He is very supportive of her professional pursuits. Vocal range: E2 - G4
Josh/Ensemble: 15-18, Violet's awkward teenage son.
Missy/Ensemble: 30-45, Franklin Hart's wife, clueless to her husband's true nature.
Maria/Ensemble: 20-35, A young and vibrant secretary in Hart's office. Vocal range: F4 - D5
Dick/Ensemble: 35-45, Judy's soon-to-be ex-husband. An average guy, he is sporting a little less hair and a little more paunch than he did ten years ago.
Kathy/Ensemble: 30-45, A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to gossip. Vocal range: G4 - D5
Margaret/Ensemble: 35-45, A secretary in Hart's office with a tendency to drink.
Tinsworthy/Ensemble: 50-65, Franklin Hart's boss and Chairman of the Board. A good man, who may be wiser to Hart's ways than he lets on.
Requirement for proof of vaccination:
Everyone entering the audition venue (i.e., venue employees, Equity members, non-members, casting personnel, creatives, producers, musicians, etc.) will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination prior to entry into the venue. (Anyone with a medical or religious exemption from vaccination, should e-mail [email protected] with "Vaccination exemption" in the subject line and attach proof of exemption in advance of their appointment. Information provided will be kept confidential.) Anyone with symptoms of COVID, flu, or any other infectious disease that can be transmitted by casual contact should not attend the auditions.
Everyone participating in the auditions is encouraged to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at www.broadwayreliefproject.com/singersmask.
If the risk level for Los Angeles County is trending upwards and may rise to High (Red) we will contact members with appointments at least 48 hours before the first audition appointment time to let them know there is a chance that the auditions may need to be postponed or cancelled. All members with appointments will be notified at least 24 hours in advance if the auditions must be postponed or cancelled.
We encourage members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms.
Maximum capacity in audition room at once: 33
Maximum capacity in holding room at once: 30
The maximum number of dancers in the room at one time: 33
COST $898 weekly minimum (Tier 2+)