Northbrook Theatre Day 2019-20 Season – Northbrook EPA (05.14.19)

Northbrook Park District
Northbrook, IL

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LOA
LOA-TYA
$90 PER PERFORMANCE
$13/REHEARSAL PER HOUR

PERSONNEL
Directors Leda Hoffmann and Randy White.
Movement Director Micah Figueroa.
Music Director David Zizic,
Choreographer Tuesdai B. Perry.
Performing Arts Manager, Erin Sweet.

OTHER DATES
SEE BREAKDOWN

OTHER
** Performers auditioning only for Cat and the Hat’s character of FISH will not be required to show a special skill at auditions, though you may bring a hand puppet to the audition if you wish.

EPA 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
Adult actors, any ethnicity, any gender identity to play adult and child roles in Cat and the Hat and Knuffle Bunny for our 2019-20 TYA Season.

BREAKDOWN

Cat in the Hat: Non-Singing Roles, any ethnicity, any gender identity

Boy – kid with a sense of adventure, movement/circus skills a plus

Sally – kid with a sense of adventure, movement/circus skills a plus

Cat – mischief maker and entertainer. Resourceful. Captivating. Mischievous and daring. In constant pursuit of fun. Good movement/circus skills required. Skills may include balancing, juggling, acrobatic skills.

Fish – family fish and parental figure. A stickler for rules. Anxious and uptight. Basic puppetry experience encouraged

Thing 1 / Kitten 1 – High energy trouble maker who loves to create chaos and have non-stop mischievous fun. Wild and out of control. Good movement/circus skills required. Skills may include balancing, juggling, acrobatic skills.

Thing 2 / Kitten 2 – High energy trouble maker who loves to create chaos and have non-stop mischievous fun. Wild and out of control. Good movement/circus skills required. Skills may include balancing, juggling, acrobatic skills.

Knuffle Bunny – Singing Roles 3 principals / 3 chorus members

Trixie: (female identified) Toddler who really loves her stuffed bunny. Typically cheerful, exuberant kid who feels all things intensely. Strong vocals.

Dad (male identified) – blustery, but well-meaning new father with a heart of gold. In the end, despite his goofiness (perhaps because of it?), Dad is the hero of our story. Strong vocals.

Mom (female identified): No nonsense Mom. Slightly exasperated with her goofy husband–but much love. Strong vocals.

3 Ensemble members (any gender identity): Playing multiple roles including, but not limited to, clothes (i.e. a giant bra, giant shirt, necktie, etc.), Knuffle Bunnies (of multiple sizes), and Pigeon. Puppetry experience a plus. Must dance and carry a tune.

Cat in the Hat/
Director: Leda Hoffman
Rehearsals September 24-27, October 1-4 from 10am-2pm
Tech Rehearsals
October 7-11 (No October 8) from 9am-4pm
Performances
Saturdays: October 12, 19, 26, November 2 at 10am & 1pm
Sundays: October 20, 27, November 3 at 2pm

Weekday Performances: October 17, 23, 29 at 10am, October 23 at 1pm

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale/
Director: Randy White
Rehearsals
January 6-10, January 13-January 17 from 10am-2pm
Tech Rehearsals
January 20-January 24 (no January 21) from 9am-4pm
Performances
Saturdays: January 25, February 1, 8, 15. 22 at 10am & 2pm
Sundays: February 2 & 9 at 2pm
Weekday Performances: February 5, 13, 17 at 10am, February 13 at 1pm

APPOINTMENTS
Appointments can be scheduled by contacting Erin Sweet at esweet@nbparks.org. Video submissions will be accepted by emailing Erin Sweet by 5pm May 13th.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Northbrook Theatre
3323 Walters Ave
Northbrook, IL 60062

Free parking in lot adjacent to building.

WHEN
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Lunch 12:00pm 12:20pm

WHAT TO PREPARE

For Cat in the Hat: 1 TYA monologue and be prepared to show a special skill (acrobatics, juggling, circus arts, etc). Performers auditioning only for FISH will not be required to show a special skill. For Knuffle Bunny: 1 TYA monologue and 32 bars of a musical theatre piece. Please bring your book. Bring headshot, resume, and any rehearsal/performance conflicts. Audition material must be appropriate for young audiences.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult