The Drowsy Chaperone – Equity Video Submissions
Atlanta Lyric Theatre
minimum $454/ week. Contract Pending
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Don Martin and Bob McKellar
Director- Susan Reid
Choreographer- David Rosetti
Music Director- Bethany Okie
Artistic Director- Mary Nye Bennett
First rehearsal: July 20, 2020
Opening: August 14, 2020
Closing: Sunday August 30, 2020
An Equity Stage Manager has already been hired for this production. To be considered for future Stage Management jobs please submit resume to Spolhemus@atlantalyrictheatre.com. Company manager, Stephanie Polhemus, will be in attendance at the 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 submit.
Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions in lieu of in-person EPAs at the theatre in Atlanta, GA.
Seeking video submissions from Local Atlanta Equity actor/singers (who reside within 50 miles from the theatre).
**Man in Chair and Drowsy Chaperone have already been cast**
Mrs. Tottendale- The air-headed, proper, and bossy host of the wedding. Age: 50 to 60
Underling- Mrs. Tottendale’s savvy butler who is thrifty and stiff yet has an understated sense of humor. Age: 35 to 50
Robert Martin- The dashing, ever-cheerful groom; played by matinee-idol Percy Hyman. Age: 25 to 35
George- Robert’s anxious, dim-witted best man who has Robert’s best-interest always at heart. Age: 35 to 50
Feldzieg- Broadway producer who is desperate for his star to return to his show; played by Jack Adler. Age: 25 to 35
Kitty- Feldzieg’s dim-witted companion who has hopes of being a star; played by Sadie Adler. Age: 25 to 30
Gangsters- Posing as pastry chefs, this duo is intending to collect from Feldzieg; played by the vaudeville duo Tall Brothers. Age: 35 to 45
Aldolpho- European self-proclaimed “ladies man”; played by former silent movie star Roman Bartelli. Age: 35 to 45.
Janet Van De Graaf- The famous bride. Glamorous and talented star of Feldzieg’s Follies; played by rising star Jane Roberts. Age: 25 to 35
Trix The brave and brash female aviator who, by chance, is recruited to perform the wedding. Age: 30 to 40
Ensemble- Staff; Reporters, strong dancers
Submit 2 videos as requested below to following link at Airtable: https://airtable.com/shriwwhaLiUpAYOqZ
Video 1) Dance combination – which can be viewed here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/eqzehou2lniuyeb/ AAARw2lrOuwfDT6_XybNibSEa?dl=0
Video 2) A song in the style of, or from the show.
Please slate with name, height, vocal type, tap level, song selection