Capital Repertory Theatre
$739 weekly minimum (LORT D) + pension & health
Production: THE WIZARD OF OZ (RSC version)
Based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
Background music by Herbert Stothard
Book Adaptation by John Kane
CEO: Philip Morris
Music Director/Arranger: Eric Svejcar/Harry Lumb
NYC Casting Director: Stephanie Klapper Casting / Stephanie Klapper, CSA
Producing Artistic Director/Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Choreographer, Freddy Ramirez
First rehearsal: 10/25
Closes: 12/24/22 (after matinee) / Thanksgiving off.
All actors, designers, crew members and staff at Capital Rep are required to be fully vaccinated with at least one booster.
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.
Equity actors for chorus parts in THE WIZARD OF OZ (see breakdown).
Capital Rep is committed to equitable and inclusive casting in all productions of its season. We actively seek actors of all races, cultural backgrounds, abilities, gender identities and gender expressions to audition.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Revisit your childhood in Frank Baum’s beloved classic story of Dorothy’s magical journey to OZ and back, with all the wonderful songs from the award-winning movie. The show will get a special REP treatment with actor- musicians, delightful new arrangements and an imaginative setting -- in the intimate environment of Capital Rep’s new theatre facility.
SINGERS: Please prepare 32 bars of an up-tempo pop song of your choice OR prepare one of THE WIZARD OF OZ songs at https://capitalrep.org/wizard-...
DANCERS: Please prepare the dance audition according to the instruction video provided by Freddy Ramirez, the show’s choreographer at https://youtu.be/9IBvLQTmZxs
Note: Understudies for principals (Wizard, Dorothy, Glinda, Wicked Witch, Uncle Henry, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion) will be cast from Ensemble members.
MALE ENSEMBLE, 20s-40s, Any ethnicities. Maximum height: 5’5”. Strong pop singer-dancers for a variety of roles in the world of OZ, including the Tornado, Munchkins, Crows, Apple Trees, Poppies, Winkies, the residents of Oz, and Jitterbugs (who perform a lively jitterbug dance number). Pop voices, tenor or baritone/bass. Dancers need skills in modern, ballroom (jitterbug) and some tap and ballet. The dancer/singers should be energetic with lots of personality and a great sense of fun. All Ensemble members sing and dance.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE, 20s-40s, Any ethnicities. Maximum height: 5’3”. Strong pop singer/dancers for a variety of roles in the world of OZ, including the Tornado, Munchkins, Crows, Apple Trees, Poppies, Winkies, the resident of Oz, and Jitterbugs (who perform a lively jitterbug dance number). Pop voices, soprano or alto. Dancers need skills in modern, ballroom (jitterbug) and some tap and ballet. The dancer/singers should be energetic with lots of personality and a great sense of fun. All Ensemble members sing and dance.
SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. Submit at https://forms.gle/6fzrhXd9WaNc... . Submissions accepted: October 4th, 2022, 8AM-10PM ET. Proof of vaccination must be submitted with audition video and resume/headshot. PLEASE NOTE: We are interested in knowing if actors play instruments: banjo, fiddle, trumpet, flute, woodwinds.
LORT Non-Rep $739 weekly minimum (LORT D) + pension & health