Kinky Boots - Ncl - Open Dance Call

Kinky Boots - Ncl - Open Dance Call

CATEGORY: Performer

Wojcik Seay Casting
NEW YORK, NY 10018
US

CONTACT NAME

NICK FERRAO

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

KINKY BOOTS – OPEN DANCE CALL

 

CONTRACT DETAILS:
Producer: Norwegian Creative Studios
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Original Direction and Choreography: Jerry Mitchell
Original Music Supervisor, Arrangements and Orchestrations: Stephen Oremus
Senior Vice President, Entertainment and Cruise Programs, NCLH: Richard Ambrose
Senior Director, Entertainment Production, NCLH: Robert Dean Hertenstein
Senior Manager, Theatrical Casting, NCLH: Kai Alan Carrier
NCS Resident Director: Tammy Colucci
NCS Resident Music Director: Randy Glass
Casting Director: Wojcik|Seay Casting in Association with Norwegian Creative Studios Casting


Travel to Tampa: March 15, 2020
Rehearsals: March 16th - April 25th, 2020
Board the Ship: April 26th, 2020
End of Contract: Approximately 6 months after boarding (September 2020)


Rate:
Leads starting at $1,200.00 weekly
Ensemble Starting at $900.00 weekly

 

Ship travels to Eastern Caribbean and Bermuda. Valid passport required.

ALL characters in KINKY BOOTS should be able to execute Northampton/British accents.

SELECT CAST MEMBERS WILL ALSO HAVE ROLES IN PROHIBITION THE MUSICAL.

 

 

OPEN CALL FOR MALE DANCERS WHO SING

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Pearl Studios 500 8th Avenue – Studio 401 (Holding Room)

12:00pm (Sign in starts at 11:30am and ends at 12:30pm - no unnoficial lists)

 

PREPARATION: Please arrive warmed-up, stretched, and ready to dance in form-fitting dance attire that tastefully shows off your body. You MUST bring heels you can dance in. Please do not dress in drag for this dance call. Bring an up-to-date headshot and resume.  TYPING MAY OCCUR.

In case you are asked to sing, prepare 16-bars of a joyful pop/rock/R&B song that is NOT WRITTEN FOR A MUSICAL. ABSOLUTELY NO MUSICAL THEATRE. Please have sheet music in the correct key. Bring your book.

 

Additionally, you may be asked to sing from the show so please prepare the ANGELS Sides found in the link below and follow instructions on the cover page: https://wscasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Angel.pdf



SEEKING:

[LOLA/SIMON] Male, early 30’s, African-American, 5’10” or taller. An emotionally and physically challenging role requires the body of a boxer, with the soul of a Diva to play this scene-stealing drag performer. Must have a killer voice with power blues and gospel chops.  Sings to a Bb.  Lola dances in very high heels and so must move well.  This role calls for a STAR. This is the Tony Award Winning role originated by actor Billy Porter. ALSO SEEKING UNDERSTUDIES.

[ANGELS] Males, 20s – 30s, any ethnicity, 5’8” or taller. These are the six drag performers who populate THE BLUE ANGEL NIGHTCLUB. They need to be versatile, but also terrific dancers, singers and actors. This ain’t a job for no wall-flowers. Tumbling, acro and tricks a plus.  Will be required to dance in heels. May cover principal roles.
May cover principal roles. Especially seeking strong tenors and tumblers. Select Angels may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’. 

[MALE SWINGS]
Males, 20s – early 30s, To cover the onstage ensemble factory workers, the featured ensemble roles of the ANGELS, and possibly principal roles. Must be terrific dancers, singers and actors. Select ensemble members may also have a role or cover in ‘Prohibition the Musical’.



*Please note: There will NOT be a female dance call for KINKY BOOTS.  Women may submit their headshot and resume, as well as any relevant video or audio clips to: kinkybootstourcasting@gmail.com.

DURATION

March 16, 2020 - September 1, 2020