Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (SETA) – NYC ECC / Female Singers (04.17.19)

Producing Org TBD
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: ECC

CONTRACT
Short Engagement Touring
SETA Contract pending – Producer is estimating Category 3

PERSONNEL
Music by Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Paul Jabara and others
Book by Colman Domingo, Robert Cary and Des McAnuff
Direction by Des McAnuff
Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
Musical Supervision by Ron Melrose Producers – Dodgers and Tommy Mottola
Casting by Tara Rubin Casting

OTHER DATES
1st rehearsal date: August 19, 2019
1st performance: October 1st in Rochester
Opens: o/a October 10th in Cleveland

OTHER
ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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
For the upcoming SETA Tour. Seeking Ensemble Singers and Dancers of all ethnicities to play various characters Donna Summer meets throughout her life. Ensemble & Swings will cover principal roles.

See breakdown for parts details

BREAKDOWN

Features within the ensemble include:

ENSEMBLE/ MARY ELLEN/ BROOKLYN – Female African American singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including MARY ELLEN (Donna’s younger sister. Supportive) and BROOKLYN (Donna’s middle daughter. Spunky and outspoken.) Must be legal 18.

ENSEMBLE/ DARA/ AMANDA – Female African American singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including DARA (Donna’s youngest sister. Sometimes at odds with Donna as only little sisters can be. Preteens.) and AMANDA (Donna’s youngest daughter. Imaginative. Adores her mother.) Must be legal 18.

ENSEMBLE/ ADULT MARY ELLEN – Female African American singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including ADULT MARY ELLEN (Much like her younger counterpart, she supports Donna when her sister needs her most.)

ENSEMBLE/ ADULT DARA – Female African American singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including ADULT DARA (Compassionate. Helps Donna during one of her darkest times.)

ENSEMBLE/ JOYCE – 30s/40s. Female singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including JOYCE (Neil Bogart’s business-savvy wife. One of Donna’s few friends in the industry.)

ENSEMBLE/ GIORGIO MORODER – Female singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including GIORGIO MORODER (Male Italian songwriter and producer. Donna’s frequent collaborator and voice of reason. A true friend.)

ENSEMBLE/ PASTOR – 30s/40s. Male African American singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including PASTOR (the pastor in Donna’s childhood church in Boston, Grant AME.) Must be an excellent dancer.

ENSEMBLE/ PETE BELLOTTE – Female singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including PETE BELLOTTE (This character is male. Giorgio Moroder’s British colleague. Dry and Witty.)

ENSEMBLE/ BRIAN – 30s/40s. Male singer/dancer to play several ensemble roles including BRIAN (Donna’s publicist and head of her fan club. Anxious, but loyal. Smart. Attempts to steer Donna through the turbulent waters of fame.)

Union

ECC

Audition Information

Where

Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

WHEN
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
2:00 PM
Female Singers

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please be prepared to sing a disco-era vocal hit. Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER. An accompanist will be provided.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult