Resounding LLC – Live Immersive Audio Experiences – Nutcracker
Brooklyn, NY 11231
RESOUNDING LLC – LIVE IMMERSIVE AUDIO EXPERIENCES
THE MOST FANTASTICAL TALE OF THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSEKING
Contract: SAG/AFTRA Podcast/New Media Agreement
Payrate: $130 per session up to 2 roles/$143 per session for 3 roles plus pension and health
Producer/Director: Steve Wargo
Producing Partner: Blair Russell
Immersive Audio Play by Steve Wargo
Based on “Knussknacker und Mausekonig” by E.T.A. Hoffman
Casting: HDB Casting
Rehearsals (Remote- Online): Begin Sunday, December 13th and include up to 4 rehearsal sessions – time TBD.
Performance Dates (Remote – Online): Thursday, December 18th – 8pm, Friday, December 19th – 8pm, Saturday, December 20th – 3pm & 8pm
(All dates are being finalized and are subject to change)
Auditions: Will be collecting audio recordings of sides and then scheduling Zoom
Callbacks based on initial submissions.
RESOUNDING LLC – Live Immersive Audio Experiences is a new company that has launched a year-long virtual season in October 2020. All performances will be presented as audio-only, but will create a live, “3-D” immersive aural experience that allows the audience to have the unique opportunity to feel like they are a part of a transporting online theatrical adventure. This exciting new venture puts a modern-day twist on the radio plays of the 1930s, creating a new form of live entertainment for our times. Season One events will include: Dracula, Treasure Island, and The Most Fantastical Tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, with additional programming to be announced at a later date. Seeking actors with commanding and expressive voices. This production will be practicing conscious casting. ALL roles are open to ANY race, gender and sexual identity. Actors with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to submit. ESPECIALLY SEEKING A DIVERSE INCLUSIVE CAST.
All rehearsals and performances are remote. Performers may be called for up to 6 sessions in total, which would include 4 rehearsals via videoconference and two live performance dates.
TECH REQUIREMENTS: You must have access to a home studio with acoustic treatment of room tone / reverb as well as the following:
1. Stand-alone Headphones
2a. Large condenser USB microphone, i.e. Blue Yeti or Rode Podcaster, OR:
2b. Large condenser microphone, i.e. EV RE20 or MXL 990, with XLR cable
3. Mic stand with shock mount
4. Pop filter
5. Dedicated computer (Mac or PC) with:
a.) the most current OS version installed
b.) a gigabit ethernet port (or adapter)
6. High Speed internet (minimum 10 Mbps upload)
7. Ethernet cabling hardwiring your router to your computer
PLEASE CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO FULFILL THE TECHNOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS BEFORE SUBMITTING FOR THIS PROJECT.
ALL ACTORS WILL READ MULTIPLE CHARACTERS AND SHOULD BE CONFIDENT IN MAKING CHARACTER DRIVEN VOCAL CHOICES
SEEKING FOR THE THIRD SHOW OF THE SEASON:
GENERAL/ASTRONOMER/MOUSEKING (Supporting): Male Identifying/30s-50s. Seeking an actor skilled in making fun vocal character choices with commanding presence of sound. Actor should have a playful and dynamic tone. ESPECIALLY SEEKING A DIVERSE INCLUSIVE CAST.
NUTCRACKER/JOSEPH (Supporting): Male Identifying/20s-30s. Seeking an actor with a boyishly princely vocal quality. Actor should have a playful and dynamic tone and be skilled in character vocal choices. ESPECIALLY SEEKING A DIVERSE INCLUSIVE CAST.
MARIE/NURSEMAID (Lead): Female Identifying/20s. Seeking an actor with a youthful sounding voice to play an excitable and imaginitive little girl. Actor should have a playful and dynamic tone and be skilled in character vocal choices. ESPECIALLY SEEKING A DIVERSE INCLUSIVE CAST.
TO SUBMIT: Please email headshot/resume/vocal demos to firstname.lastname@example.org
December 13, 2020 – December 20, 2020
SAG or Non Union
$130 per session up to 2 roles
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