West Side Story – Raleigh NC EPA (06.09.19)

North Carolina Theatre
Raleigh, NC

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LOA
weekly minimum is $784.00

PERSONNEL
Producing Artistic Director/Director: Eric Woodall (in attendance and has authority to hire SMs)
Music Director: Edward G. Robinson.
Choreographer: Jeremy Dumont
Music: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Arthur Laurents
Concept/Original Direction and Choreography: Jerome Robbins

OTHER DATES
1st full company rehearsal: Monday, September 30th. Rehearses at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Runs October 15th-20th in Raleigh, NC at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

OTHER
Non Equity and EMC performers may be seen at these auditions on a first come basis (no appointments) as space and time allow with priority given to AEA members

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
Equity actors, singers and dancers for various roles. See breakdown

All SM positions have been filled.

BREAKDOWN

SEEKING TO CAST:

TONY: 20’s. Tenor. Leader of the Jets gang. Restless, impulsive, poetic. Principal.

MARIA: 20’s. Soprano. Bernardo’s sister. Willful, romantic, sensitive. Principal. This role is Latina. Principal. (Role on offer)

ANITA: 20’s- Early 30’s. Belt mezzo. Bernardo’s girlfriend. Confident and out-spoken with a zeal for life. Excellent dancer/singer. Principal. This role is Latina.

BERNARDO: 20’s-Early 30’s. Baritone. Leader of the Sharks gang. Proud, protective and quick- tempered. Strong dancer/singer. Principal. This role is Latino.

RIFF: Bari-tenor. 20’s. Baritone. Athletic, muscular, can be a bully. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

ACTION: 20’s. Tenor. Member of the Jets gang. Always ready for a fight. Short tempered. Loose cannon. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

ANYBODYS: 20’s Female. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal. A-RAB: 20’s. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

BIG DEAL: 20’s. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

SNOWBOY: 20’s. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

DIESEL: 20’s. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

BABY JOHN: 20’s. Member of the Jets gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal.

CHINO: 20’s. Member of the Sharks gang. Strong dancer/singer. Principal. This character is Latinx.

LIEUTENANT SCHRANK: 40’s-50’s. Heavy handed, cynical and obstinate. Has a no-nonsense, almost aggressive approach of getting answers. Strong actor. Principal.

DOC: 50’s- 60’s. Unassuming man that steers clear of conflict until he emerges as the moral compass of the story. Like a father to Tony. Strong actor. Principal.

GLAD HAND: 50’s. Social worker overseeing the rules of the High School dance. Principal.

KRUPKE: 50’s. Officer working with Lt. Schrank on the streets. Principal.

JETS MEN: 20’s. Excellent male dancer/singers to play the other members of the Jets gang.

JETS WOMEN: 20’s. Excellent female dancer/singers to play ANYBODYS and the girlfriends of the Jets gang.

SHARKS MEN: 20’s Excellent dancer/singers to play the other members of the Sharks gang. These roles are Latinx.

SHARKS WOMEN:20’s Excellent dancer/singers to play the girlfriends of the Sharks gang. These roles are Latinix.

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment, please email Melody Cleland [email protected]

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory
3043 Barrow Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616

WHEN
Sunday, June 9, 2019
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

no scheduled lunch break

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a brief contemporary musical theater song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, in the correct key, as an accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together and your Equity card. Please bring dance shoes and clothes in case you are asked to stay and dance.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult