Actor/Musicians for PigPen Theatre Co’s production onboard Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

RWS Entertainment Group
Long Island City, NY 11101
US

CONTACT NAME

Elizabeth Sauter, Casting Director

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

FOR PigPen Theatre Co’s production of “Phantom Folktales” onboard Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady
 
SEEKING Actor/Musicians

TYPE By appointment only

DATE Friday, October 4, 2019

TIME Time provided when appointment is confirmed.

LOCATION Location provided when appointment is confirmed. 

THE GIG

Seeking magnetic, playful, multi-talented Actor/Musicians for a PigPen Theatre Co. show performed onboard Virgin Voyages’ inaugural ship, the Scarlet Lady.    

PigPen Theatre Co.’s PHANTOM FOLKTALES is a collection of song-driven micro-plays that will be performed all over the ship that seemingly appear out of thin air and disappear just as quickly.

 
ALL THE THINGS 

– Contracts thoughout 2020
– 4-5 months at sea 
– Performer minimum $1000/week 
– No traditional cruise staff duties
– Travel and lodging provided

 
SUPER POWERS REQUIRED

We are seeking Actor/Musicians who are generous performers with experience in ensemble work and comfortable with small scale performance and audience engagement. Seeking performers with charisma and generous spirits.  Puppetry experience a huge bonus. We are prioritizing a multiracial and multicultural cast. Performances are in English, but accents are welcome. Each performer will have a featured song/story/puppeteering event and collaborate as an ensemble to perform and share the collection of stories, songs, and events.

 
ROSE – Strong Singer and Melodica (Keys) Player – Female – An extravagant and experienced cabaret singer who MC’s at your favorite secret club. Flamboyant and sly sense of humor. Very comfortable with audience interaction. Charming and confident and can run a room.

LOGAN – Strong Banjo Player and Singer – Male – A tough exterior with a boyish interior life. Charming. Reminiscent of a 60’s soul singer. Half of a singing duo. 

JULES – Strong Puppeteer and Actor/Singer – Any Gender – A rugged but affable captain Ahab type. A charismatic performer who can hook and build a connection quickly with the audience. Can handle heightened text at the speed of thought. They are charming and funny but determined to venture across time and space to find their lost whale.

+ All performers should be proficient in English. 
+ Union/Non-Union. 
+ All performers should be 21 or older. 

PREPARATION  All preparation instructions will be given once appointment is confirmed.  To be considered for an appointment, please contact your representation or email auditions@rwsnyc.com with your headshot/resume and a short 1-2 minute video of yourself playing an instrument and singing a tune. You can cover one of PigPen Theatre Co.’s songs, play a classic, or write your own.  Please submit by September 30, 2019 with “Virgin Voyages/PigPen” in the subject line.  Please note that not everyone who submits will be given an appointment.

SALARY

$1000/week minimum

HOW TO APPLY

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