CANCELLED: Nashville Children’s Theatre 2020-21 Season – Nashville, TN EPA (Originally Scheduled for 03.22.20)

Nashville Children’s Theatre
Nashville, TN

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CANCELLED
Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. These EPAs will not be rescheduled. They will be accepting video audition submissions in lieu of the EPAs. A separate notice for video submissions will be posted with submission information.

CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
TYA
Actor: $526.50/week; Actor/A.S.M.: $550.25/week;
1st A.S.M: $558.00/week; SM $701.00/week.

PERSONNEL
Director of Production: Rachael Silverman

OTHER
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
NCT strongly encourages local Nashville area actors to audition. Equity actors must show their valid membership cards. Each production will include an Actor/A.S.M. (duties include: assist being on book, assist stage manager set up rehearsal set pieces & props, and assist with monitoring breaks in rehearsal).

BREAKDOWN

NCT hires adult professional actors. Equity actors must show their valid membership cards. Each production will include an Actor/A.S.M. – description of duties: assist being on book, assist stage manager set up rehearsal set pieces & props, and assist with monitoring breaks in rehearsal.

2020-2021 Season includes:

BABY SHARK
Created by Ernie Nolan
Director: Ernie Nolan
Rehearsals: June 29- July 10, 2020; Run July 11-September 13. 2020 Seeking:

Fifi LaMer- f, a loveable and eccentric oceanographer

Francois LaMer- m, a mad cap oceanographer. Brother to Fifi.

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MAGIC TREEHOUSE: SHOWTIME WITH SHAKESPEARE
Book and Lyrics by Jenny Laird and Will Osborne
Music and Additional Lyrics by Randy Courts
Based on “Magic Tree House: Stage Fright for a Summer Night” by Mary Pope Osborne Director: TBA
Rehearsals: August 19-September 9, 2020; Run September 10- October 4, 2020

Seeking:

Jack- m, bookish, careful and thoughtful boy, but not a nerd. Jack has tremendous curiosity about the world around him but tends to be very cautious in new situations. He has a good (and protective) relationship with his younger sister, Annie. Strong singer and actor (will also rap)

Annie- f, Jack’s younger sister and, in many ways, his opposite in terms of personality. She is a risk- taker who often follows her heart instead of her head. Strong singing and acting.

Ensemble Members 1-5- seeking a diverse five-person ensemble. The singer/rapper/actor/dancers will play a myriad of different characters including William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, Londoners, and Actors in the play within the play, and more.

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PETER PAN: WENDY’S ADVENTURE TO NEVERLAND Adapted from J.M. Barrie’s novel by Ernie Nolan
Music by David Weinstein
Directed by: Ernie Nolan
Music Director: David Weinstein
Rehearsals: October 14-November 4, 2020; Run November 5- December 24, 2020

Seeking:
Wendy Darling- f, a girl who thinks she’s “grown up”

Peter Pan- m, an adventurous rascal
Mrs. Darling/Captain Hook- f, Wendy’s doting mother and the ultimate pirate villain Tinkerbell/Tiger Lily/Never Bird Puppeteer and Storyteller- f
Smee/Storyteller- m, a loveable sidekick

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Slightly/Storyteller- m, a wild boy in search of a mother

Tootles/Storyteller- m, a wild boy in search of a mother

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THIS IS IT
Book and lyrics by Dave Deveau
Lyrics and Music by Anton Lipovetsky
Director: Ernie Nolan
Music Director: David Weinstein
Rehearsals: Dec. 30 – January 12; Run January 13 – March 7, 2021

Seeking:

Lana- f, nine years old. The youngest member of the movement

Alex- f, 16. Out spoken and charming, hugely likeable. Eloquent Speaker. Riley’s best friend.

Riley- f,15. In the thick of a cycle of trauma and feels lost. Bookish and strong willed.

Leo- m, 15. Alex’s brother. Social media savy

Galen- m, 16. Riley’s big-hearted boyfriend. A goof.

Toby- m. A barista who knows loss.

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LLAMA LLAMA LIVE!
Based on the beloved book series by Anna Dewdney Book, Music, and Lyrics by Austin Zumbro
Director: Abe Reybold
Music Director: David Weinstein

Rehearsals: January 6-January 27; Run January 28- March 5, 2021 Seeking:
Llama- m, a rambunctious kindergartener

Mama Llama- f, a loving mama llama

Fuzzy- m, a beloved toy llama

Dinosaur- f, a friendly creature

Robot- m, a mechanical creation

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CHARLOTTE’S WEB
Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the book by E.B. White
Director: Ernie Nolan
Rehearsals: March 22- April 7, 2021; Run April 8- May 16, 2021

Seeking:
Fern Arable- f, a young girl, loyal and loving, Wilbur’s human protector.

Wilbur- m, a pig, naive at first, eventually courageous, lovable, curious about the world, and a true friend.

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Charlotte- f, a spider, Wilbur’s barnyard guardian angel, smart, resourceful and wise, and maybe a little bit quirky.

Mrs Arable’s Voice/Goose/ Spectator/ President of the Fair- f, various colorful characters in the farm and fair worlds

Mr. Arable/Gander/ Spectator- m, Fern’s father and various colorful characters in the farm and fair worlds

Avery Arable/Lurvy/Carter, the reporter/Uncle- m, Fern’s precocious brother and various colorful characters in the farm and fair worlds

Homer/Sheep- m, Fern’s lovebale farmer uncle who doubles as the old and wise sheep Templeton- m, a wily, mischievous and selfish rat

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APPOINTMENTS
To sign up for an appointment, please email NCT’s casting address at casting@nashvillect.org. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits. Full and fair casting consideration will be given to ethnic minorities, women, seniors and actors with disabilities.

Union

AEA

Audition Information

Where

THIS EPA HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Nashville Children’s Theatre
25 Middleton St
Nashville, TN 37210-2040

Copeland Rehearsal Hall (turn on Middleton St. off 2nd Ave). Free parking

WHEN
Sunday, March 22, 2020
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Prepare two contrasting monologues together totaling no more than three (3) minutes. To be considered for any musicals, prepare 16 bars of a show tune with sheet music in the desired key and include the 16 bars within your three minute audition time. Please make sure to bring your book in case you are asked to sing an additional song. Please bring a current headshot and resume. If you play a musical instrument please bring and play in addition to the monologue(s) and/or song.