Spring Awakening

Secret Theatre Musicals
LIC, NY 11101
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

The production will take place at the award-winning Secret Theatre from March 7th – 24th for a minimum of 16 performances.  Actors should apply with a headshot and resume. Please note that most rehearsals will be evenings and weekends.

Wendla

Innocent. With every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her and her changing body. Both vulnerable and a willing participant in her evolution. Explores her newly-found sexuality with Melchior. Gender: Female 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: E3

Melchior

A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to society’s rules. An atheist and radical student. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla and his awakening sexual urges. Gender: Male Age: 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: B4 Vocal range bottom: G2

Martha

A schoolgirl who faces constant physical abuse from her father. She harbors a secret crush towards Moritz. Gender: Female 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Moritz

Melchior’s best friend, a troubled student. He desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. His haunting sexual dreams and academic failures eventually drive him to suicidal thoughts. Gender: Male 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Thea

Wendla’s best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure. Gender: Female 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Hanschen

A rather narcissistic schoolmate of Melchior’s. He is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to captivate Ernst. Gender: Male 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Anna

A German schoolgirl and Martha’s best friend. Optimistic and a bit naive, she has a difficult time understanding Martha’s trials. Gender: Female 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Ernst

A schoolmate of Melchior’s. Naive and easily manipulated, which allows him to fall in love with Hanschen. Gender: Male 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Ilse

Martha’s sister, who was also abused and has run away from home to live in an artists’ colony. She reaches out to her old friend Moritz in the last moments of his life. Gender: Female-identifying (possibly played by a trans woman or non-binary performer) 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Georg

A clumsy schoolmate of Melchior’s. He is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. Gender: Male 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Otto

A classmate of Melchior’s. He struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. Gender: Male 18+ to play 15/16 Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Adult Woman

Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: FRAU BERGMAN, Wendla’s mother; FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK; FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER; FRAU GABOR, Melchior’s mother; and FRAU BESSELL, Martha’s mother. Gender: Female Age: 35 to 50 Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: D3

Adult Man

Plays a variety of rigid adult roles. Characters include: HERR SONNENSTITCH, the boys’ teacher; HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH; HERR NEUMANN, Ilse’s father; HERR RILOW, Hanschen’s father; HERR STEIFEL, Moritz’s father; FATHER KAULBACH; DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVER; HERR GABOR, Melchior’s father; and SCHMIDT. Gender: Male Age: 35 to 50 Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: D3

AEA Showcase; Non-equity performers are welcome to submit. 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 sizes, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

Union

Showcase applied for. Non Equity also encouraged to apply.

SALARY

Equity Stipend

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY BY EMAIL

Send e-mail to 00000168-4e56-d950-a3eb-fe564c7c0000…

*NOTE: Do not copy/paste the above email address as it is encoded with SPAM protection. Just click it to initiate an email from your preferred email client.