A Strange Loop - Video Submission (Deadline 4.12.20)

A Strange Loop - Video Submission (Deadline 4.12.20)

CATEGORY: Performer

Producing Org TBD
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION


CALL TYPE
Video Submission

CONTRACT
Development Agreement
Tier 3; $1250/week

PERSONNEL
Producer: Barbara Whitman Productions
Book, Music, Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson
Director: Stephen Brackett
Music Director: Rona Siddiqui
Choreographer: Raja Feather Kelly
General Manager: 321 Theatrical Management
Casting: Telsey + Company / Rebecca Scholl, CSA

OTHER DATES
Work Session Dates: May 26 – June 12, 2020 in NYC

OTHER
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 submit.

SEEKING
Video Submissions from Equity actor/singers for various roles in this Developmental Agreement production. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

[USHER] Black. 20s. Overweight to obese cisgender queer, male who carries a self-conscious but femme energy. Extremely self-aware and extremely insecure with a warm but deeply ironic sense of humor. He wears his intelligence on his sleeve and his darkness shows in his writing, not in his personal expression. An usher by night, musical theater writer by day. Range: Eb3 – D6.

[THOUGHT #1] Black. Any age. Female. Plays several characters including but not limited to an elderly woman tourist and Usher’s niece’s ratchet mother. Range: B2 – C7. An offer is out for this role.

[THOUGHT #2] Black. Any age. Male. Plays several characters including but not limited to Usher’s Doctor and the first incarnation of Usher’s mother. Range: B2 –
C6. An offer is out for this role.

[THOUGHT #3] Black. Any age. Male. Plays several characters including but not limited to Usher’s agent and Todrick. Range: B2 – C#6. An offer is out for this role.

[THOUGHT #4] Black. Any age. Male. Plays several characters including but not limited to the final incarnation of Usher’s mother. Range: G2 – A5. An offer is out for this role.

[THOUGHT #5] Black. Any age. Male. Plays several characters including but not limited to Joshlet and Usher’s Dad. Range: G2 – G5. An offer is out for this role.

[THOUGHT #6] Black. Any age. Male. Plays several characters including but not limited to Inwood Daddy. Range: E2 – G5. An offer is out for this role.

APPOINTMENTS
Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
To Prepare: Please submit a photo/resume to AStrangeLoopCasting@gmail.com. Please tape a brief song in the rock or soul style and submit via Vimeo in a downloadable format. Please slate your name, height, and current city in a full body shot. When singing, the frame should be waist up. If you are using an iPhone, please video in horizontal/landscape orientation, not vertical/portrait. Make sure you are in a well-lit room/space.

Deadline: 04/12/2020

SUBMIT TO
AStrangeLoopCasting@gmail.com

Union

AEA