Oklahoma! (SETA Tour) – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 05/06/2020)

Cain’t Say No LLC
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
Short Engagement Touring
Cat 3; $1,036.18/week (contract/salary pending)

PERSONNEL
Music: Richard Rodgers
Book & Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Original Dances: Agnes de Mille
Based on the play “Green Grow the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs
Director: Daniel Fish
Associate Director: Jordan Fein
New music arrangements: Daniel Kluger
Music Supervisor: Nathan Koci
Choreography: John Heginbotham
Music Director: Andrew S. Collopy
Producer: Eva Price
Consulting Producer: Tamar Climan
GM: Kate Elliott, RCI Theatricals
Casting: Andrew Femenella & Taylor Williams (will be viewing video auditions)

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal in NYC: 8/24
First cast on stage in Elmira, NY: 9/14
First perf in Elmira: 9/22
First per in Oklahoma City: 9/27

OTHER
Audition material can be found via this dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/elgmj1fi2jsbl4m/AACQOz9-NLUu8Mb92FK65T71a?dl=0

Accompaniment tracks are provided. Please submit a tape using the accompaniment tracks and please prepare the sides in the character’s side packet. Actors auditioning for CURLY should prepare the audition songs on guitar.

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.

SEEKING
Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions in lieu of live EPAs in NYC.

Seeking video submissions from Equity Members only. See breakdown.

PSM has been hired. In addition to the ASM/ Understudy track listed in the notice, the tour is still hiring the 1st AM

BREAKDOWN

Actively seeking diversity of every kind in every role. Trans, gender non-confirming, and disabled actors of every ethnicity are encouraged to audition.

CURLY: 18-30. Any ethnicity. Uncomplicated, optimistic, charismatic and open. Baritone or tenor. MUST play guitar very well and be comfortable with American vernacular vocal styles (folk, country, swing).

LAUREY (CAST): THIS ROLE IS ALREADY CAST – THIS CHARACTER DESCRIPTION IS FOR REFERENCE FOR UNDERSTUDY SUBMISSIONS. 18-30. African American/ Latina/ Asian American/ Middle Eastern American/ Native American. Emotionally available. Confused about who she is but knows she wants more. Soprano or Mezzo. Comfort with American vernacular vocal styles (folk, gospel, country, jazz). Style more important than specific vocal range.

JUD FRY: 18-30. Any ethnicity. A social misfit. Complex and sensitive. Has an edge to him. Honest and insightful. Baritone.

AUNT ELLER: 40-65. Any ethnicity. Salt of the earth. Strong, clear and brutally honest. Mezzo.

ADO ANNIE: Over 18 to play between 14 and 25. Any ethnicity. Sincere. Guileless. Has a great sense of humor. Hungry for life. Soprano. Comfort with American folk and country vocal styles encouraged, both traditional and/or contemporary.

ALI HAKIM: 20-40. Any ethnicity. A salesman’s flair. Opportunistic. Great sense of humor. Clever. Tenor or Baritone. Comfort with American folk and country vocal styles encouraged. Style more important than specific vocal range.

WILL PARKER: 18-30. Any ethnicity. Unsophisticated. Sincere. Guileless. Good sense of humor. Moves well. Tenor. Comfort with American folk and country vocal styles encouraged.

GERTIE CUMMINGS: 18-30. Any ethnicity. Driven, competitive and slightly conniving, but always seemingly positive. Kills with kindness. Moves well. Soprano or mezzo.

ANDREW CARNES: 40-65. Any ethnicity. Salt of the earth. Provincial. Good sense of humor. Baritone or Bass. Comfort with American Folk and Country vocal styles encouraged.

CORD ELAM: 18 +. Any age. Any ethnicity. Honest. Outsider in the community. Moves well. Tenor, Baritone or Bass. Comfort with American Folk and country vocal styles are encouraged. Style more important than specific vocal range.

MIKE: 35-60. Any ethnicity. Honest. Simple. Provincial. Moves well. Tenor, Baritone or Bass. Comfort with American Folk and country vocal styles are encouraged. Style more important than specific vocal range.

LEAD DANCER (CAST) THIS ROLE IS ALREADY CAST – THIS CHARACTER DESCRIPTION IS FOR REFERENCE FOR UNDERSTUDY SUBMISSIONS. 18-30. African American. An extremely skilled and thrilling dancer to perform the extended solo Dream Ballet at the top of Act 2.

ALTERNATE LEAD DANCER: 18-30. African American. An extremely skilled and thrilling dancer to perform the extended solo Dream Ballet at the top of Act 2. ALTERNATE LEAD DANCER WILL SERVE AS ONE OF THE UNDERSTUDIES FOR LEAD DANCER.

SEEKING 5 ADDITIONAL UNDERSTUDIES FOR THE ABOVE ROLES. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONE OF THE UNDERSTUDY TRACKS LISTED BELOW WILL SERVE AS AN ASM. If you have any SM experience, please note in your submission. Please see above character descriptions for the below tracks:

CURLY / JUD/ ALI / MIKE / WILL PARKER UNDERSTUDY ADO ANNIE / LAUREY / LEAD DANCER UNDERSTUDY CURLY / CORD / JUD / MIKE / WILL PARKER UNDERSTUDY ELLER / GERTIE / CARNES UNDERSTUDY ADO ANNIE / LAUREY/ GERTIE UNDERSTUDY

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit a tape using the accompaniment tracks and please prepare the sides in the character’s side packet. Actors auditioning for CURLY should prepare the audition songs on guitar. Please send tapes via a downloadable link to okcastingsubmissions@gmail.com . Please include your headshot and resume in the email. If you have any SM experience, please note in the submission.

Deadline: 05/06/2020

SUBMIT TO
okcastingsubmissions@gmail.com

Union

AEA