Flashdance The Musical – Winter Garden FL Open Dance Call (1.28.19)

Garden Theatre, Inc.
Winter Garden, FL

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Open Call

CONTRACT
Guest Artist
$585 [based on Guest Artist contract guidelines]

PERSONNEL
Flashdance the Musical – Directed and Choreographed by: Jani Walsh-Weber Produced by Garden Theatre

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals: June 6, 2019 – July 3, 2019
Performances: July 5, 2019 – July 28, 2019

Callbacks will be held on February 4, 2019 – BY INVITATION ONLY.

OTHER
If you are auditioning for a role that dances – please sign up Monday January 28th
ONLY non-dancer roles should sign up for Tuesday January 29th.

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.

SEEKING
Adult Call Only (18+)
Please note that AEA and non-Equity performers will be seen for these shows. We are looking for a very diverse range of ethnicity in our actors. All roles are paid.

BREAKDOWN

Character Breakdown:

CHARACTERS THAT MUST ATTEND THIS DANCE CALL – Monday, January 28th – 6:00pm PLEASE NOTE – You may be asked to sing at this call – please review requirements in link above (under Appointments section).

ALEX (19-early 20s) Fiery, proud, wry sense of humor, deeply loyal to her friends, emotionally guarded with men despite being sexually in command, tough and has a temper, but is also capable of great vulnerability, her energy drives the show. Must be an excellent jazz and contemporary jazz dancer, hip-hop a plus, strong dance improv skills, strong belt voice, Bb below C, belt to high D, pop sensibility, with smooth transition from pop mix to belt.

GLORIA (20s) Alex’s closest friend, petite dancer, sometimes scattered, with vulnerability she barely covers with a quick wit, harbors dreams of stardom, good dancer with powerful belt, very good pop sensibility, strong low chest voice (Bb below C) to high Db, straight tone, seamless transition from mix to belt a must.

KIKI (20s-30s) African American, funny, quick-witted, sexy, and confident dancer at Harry’s and close friend to Alex, must be an excellent jazz and contemporary jazz dancer, hip-hop a plus, strong belt with pop/R&B instincts, must be able to riff, belt to a high D.

TESS (30s-40s) A sexy dancer at Harry’s with a long and unhappy history, wry, with a tough veneer, but a clear wistfulness and sadness beneath, must be excellent jazz and contemporary jazz dancer, hip-hop a plus, strong belt singer, rock sensibility, range Bb to C above middle C, star dancer.

ENSEMBLE (20s-40s) Seeking strong dancer/singers, the ensemble must be strong belters, able to sing with straight tone, but also have the versatility to sing legit music theater. All women belt or mix- belt to a D. Men: tenors need solid As, baritones need solid Fs. Dancers should have strong classical training, jazz and contemporary jazz, should also be very good hip-hop dancers, gymnastics a plus. Good actors as they will play various roles throughout.

THESE CHARACTERS SHOULD ATTEND THIS SINGER CALL (NO DANCING REQUIRED FOR THESE ROLES) These roles should sign up for Tuesday January 29th only!:

NICK (Late 20’s) Confident, intelligent, playful, and brash, the heir to a steel dynasty, with a winning swagger that belies a genuine desire to help his workers, capable of falling deeply in love, strong singer, with good pop sensibility, high baritone with solid Gs, and able to float a mixed/head voice

HARRY (40s-early 60s) Worn-down, gruff, curmudgeonly (but truly warm-hearted) owner of the bar, a working-class Pittsburgh man trying to stay afloat in a tough economy, baritone.

JIMMY (20s) An aspiring stand-up comic marking time working at Harry’s while waiting for the big break, is full of energy and drive, strong singer (think a young Billy Joel), high baritenor, must have solid pop Gs, but also strong low register (low Bb).

HANNAH (to play 70s) Seasoned show biz vet with a great sense of humor and down-to-earth, take- no-prisoners point of view, physically in decline with an undimmed passion for dance, background in dance/or a very strong mover, traditional musical theater character belt.

LOUISE (30s-50s) Nurse and home aid for Hannah, deadpan sensibility, is excellent at her job and devoted to her client despite her dry humor, alto.

JOE (late 30s-40s) African American, Alex’s foreman at the Steel Plant, tough and strict as a boss, but sympathetic to his employees and co-workers, strong singer, with good pop sensibility.

APPOINTMENTS
Dance Audition: https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php ?AU=87Ueww214

Union

Open Call

Audition Information

Where

Garden Theatre
160 W Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787

WHEN
Monday, January 28, 2019
6:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Auditions begin at 6pm. End time is TBD

WHAT TO PREPARE

Both Men and Women should arrive prepared to dance (ballet shoes or jazz shoes – no tap required). IF asked to sing, prepare 16 bars of an uptempo theatre or pop song from the ’80s