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Busch Gardens Williamsburg Fall Season Auditions In Chicago - July 25 and 26

Paul Russell
Chorus Member
joined:3/26/13
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Fall Season Auditions

In Chicago - July 25 and 26
Seeking Singers, Dancers, Actors
for "FIENDS" "NIGHTBEATS" and other performances

Visit http://www.talentsearchbgw.com for more information, directions, and to fill out our application on line.

BALLET CHICAGO
17 North State Street Chicago Illinois, 60602
19th floor Studios 1 & 2

Friday, July 25th – 2:30 PM - Singers Interested in roles below

Saturday, July 26th – 9 AM - Dancers Interested in roles below

Saturday, July 26th – 12 PM - Interactive Performers Interested in roles below

Pays $19.76 an hour for principal roles. $14.07 an hour for ensemble roles. Available housing options will be discussed at auditions.

BUSCH GARDENS ENTERTAINMENT with the support of BOB CLINE CASTING is happy to announce auditions for the 2014 FALL Season for Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The award-winning Busch Gardens takes great pride and care in the direction the Entertainment department is headed. The new shows, with more to come, have the spirit of mini Broadway musicals and the show stopping energy of shows you may see in Vegas. Some of the Creatives for our new shows include Lisa Shriver, Jeff Whiting, Baayork Lee, Matt West, Karma Camp, and Ken Billington to name a few.

Rehearsals for Halloween shows begin around 8/31, with shows opening on 9/12, closing on 10/26. We are seeking a few triple threats, but mostly strong Actor/Singers and strong Dancer/Actors. Actor’s of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend. The Halloween shows perform 4-6 times a day over the weekends, making your salary + leaving you open to make money in other areas or possible other training. All roles paid. Available housing options will be discussed at auditions.

Please prepare a song selection that shows off your voice and range. Contemporary Broadway or pop is best for us. Singers should be prepared to come back for a movement call later in the day. Bring sheet music. No CD accompaniment please. Pianist provided. Dancers should bring both characters and flats, and tap shoes if you tap. For the dance call Dancers should still bring a song selection Please bring your audition book, in case you are asked to sing another type of song selection. Bring picture & resume. Non-Equity performers only.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2014 Fall Shows

SEEKING:

FIENDS: A Halloween cult favorite meets campy Broadway in this musical review where the voltage is high and so is the fun. Our wacky doctor and his manic nurses create the ultimate monster.

[DR. FREAKENSTEIN] Male. Principal Role. Megalomaniac scientist determined to prove his genius to the world by creating a man-like creature on Halloween. Seeking a charismatic, physical actor with comedic skills and an excellent singing voice. Vocal Range: Pop Belt. Top Note G#. 5'10" and taller.

[HEAD NURSE] Female. Head Nurse in Dr. Freakenstein's laboratory. Excellent singer with comedic timing. Pop Soprano Belt - C#. 5'6" or taller. Great mover.

[IGOR] Male. Dr. Freakenstein's assistant. Strong improv actor with comedic timing. Must be able to carry a tune. Moves well.

[THE VAMPIRE] Male. An Undead Rocker looking for love. Excellent mover and singer: Tenor Pop voice/ Bon Jovi sound. Top note: A. Funny, sexy, ladies' man. Stacey Jazz meets Edward Cullen.

[THE WOLFMAN] Male. Strong Dancer/Singer. Baritone Pop/Rock Voice. Top note: E. Muscular, athletic build. Charismatic, sexy. Tumbling a plus.

[SWAMPY] Male. Strong improv actor with comedic timing. Must be able to carry a tune. Moves well. Must do character voice.

[THE HUNK] Male. Dr. Freakenstein's master creation. Strong movement skills. Muscular physique. Loveable, warm, attractive - think Rocky in Rocky Horror Show. Tumbling a plus.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS] Sexy, attractive laboratory assistants. Looking for dancers with strong technique, personality and great stage presence. Bring heels. 5’5” and taller are best for us.

NIGHT BEATS: A fast paced Broadway style musical revue where things that go bump in the night sing, dance, and transport you on an eerie and exciting journey.

[BEATRIX] Female. Principal role. Sultry and seductive diva with a wry wit about her. Very much the Diva searching for her fading star. Extremely funny, likable and wanting to be loved. She is a STAR, the headliner of The Casket Club for the undead. Amazing singing voice. Appealing, funny. Vocal Range: Alto / Pop style Belt C. Tapping a plus.

[MALE ENSEMBLE SINGER] Male. Funny, charming, unique with big personality and Amazing voice. Styles range from Broadway to Pop/Rock. MUST move very well. Must be able to deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Vocal Range: Bari - Tenors with strong F and G.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE SINGER] Female. Funny, charming, and alluring with big personality and excellent voice. Styles range from Broadway to Pop/Rock. Must be able to move well and deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Vocal Ranges: Soprano Pop/Rock Belt F and Alto Pop/Rock Belt C.

[MALE DANCERS] Male. Seeking very dynamic, unique dancers - should have a strong sense of style and technique. Looking for Ballroom, Tap, and Jazz specifically. 5’8” or taller. Males should bring Jazz shoes, Tap, and sneakers.

[FEMALE DANCERS] Female. Smart, attractive, very dynamic dancers - should have a strong sense of style and technique. Looking for Ballroom, Tap, and Jazz specifically. 5’4” or taller. Females should bring heels, flats, and tap shoes.

OTHER ROLES:

[M1]. Male. Principal Role. Singer/mover. Tall, dark, mysterious, and irresistible. He is a sexy and mysterious bad boy with a modern edge. Strong Pop-Rock singer with rock screams and ability to rap. Moves well.

[F1]. Female. Principal Role. Singer/dancer. She is a gypsy - sexy, powerful, and feisty. A rock/R&B singer who dances very well.

[FEMALE DANCERS]: Very strong dancers with jazz technique and rhythm - powerful, sensual and playful.

[MALE DANCERS/ACRO]: Very strong dancers with strong jazz technique (acro a plus) and rhythm - strong, intense, and athletic. .

[RHYTHMIC PERFORMERS]: Strong rhythmic perfomers (percussionists) who move well.

SWINGS:

[MALE VOCAL SWING] Principal Role. MUST be able to play all male singer parts for both shows. STRONG performer with comedic timing. Bari/ Tenor singing in the styles above as well as Pop/Soul and Rock. Range to Bb. MUST MOVE WELL. Muscular build, attractive, able to learn up to 8 parts for coverage.

[FEMALE VOCAL SWING] Principal Role. MUST be able to play all female singer parts for both shows. Excellent singer with comedic timing. Versatile, with strong Pop/ Rock belt. Top note: F. MUST MOVE WELL. Must be able to learn up to 8 parts for coverage.

[MALE SWING DANCER] Principal Role. Seeking dynamic, technically strong dancers with excellent stage presence. Tumbling a plus. 5’8” or taller. Males should bring jazz shoes, tap, and sneakers. Able to cover all dancer roles at park.

[FEMALE SWING DANCER] Principal Role. Looking for attractive, dynamic dancers - should have a strong sense of style, excellent technique and personality. 5’4” or taller. Females should bring heels, flats, and tap shoes. Able to cover all dancer roles at park.

INTERACTIVE:

[IGOR] Male. The . Strong improv singer/actor with comedic timing. Vocal Range: Pop Belt. Moves well.

[NURSE 1] Female. Nurse in Igor’s lounge . Excellent singer with comedic timing. Pop Soprano Belt - C#. 5'6" or taller. Great mover.

[NURSE 2] Female. Nurse in Igor’s lounge. Excellent singer with comedic timing. Pop Soprano Belt - C#. 5'6" or taller. Great mover.

[NURSE 3] Male. Nurse in Igor’s lounge. Excellent singer with comedic timing. Baritone. Great mover.

[SWAMPY] Male. Strong improv actor with comedic timing. Baritone Sings like Tom Jones. Moves well. Must do character voice.

[DEMON DJ] Male. A vivacious, charming master of ceremonies who controls the fiery fury of the Underworld, and gets guests up and dancing. Muscular bodybuilder upper body physique. Must be personable and able to improv well and interact with guests.

[COUNT VLADTASTIC] Principal Role. Male. . The big, boisterous and lovable proprietor and host of the Hotel. Character actor. Must be extremely outgoing and personable, have great comedic timing, able to improv well and interact with guests.

[LUGOSI]: Male. The stiff formal butler of the vampire hotel. In old world tuxedo and tails. Must be able to improv and interact with guests.

[REPORTER]: Female. Field correspondent. Strong Actor / Singer. Must be able to improv and interact with guests.

[MAID]: Female. Sexy maid at Vampire Point hotel. Strong versatile Singer/improv character actor with great comedic timing and able to interact with guests.

[BELL HOP]: Male. Singing and Dancing Bell Hop with two left feet. Strong versatile singer/ improv character actor with great comedic timing and able to interact with guests.

[CHEF]: Male. A chef savant. Strong versatile singer/ improv character actor with great comedic timing and able to interact with guests.

[FIRST MATE] Male. 20’s. A young ghost pirate, who after drowning in a bloody battle at sea, has come back to torture mortals, by making them walk the plank, or locking them in stocks or other torture devices. Must be personable, have great comedic timing, able to improv well and interact with guests.

[SECOND MATE] Male. 20’s. A young ghost pirate, who after drowning in a bloody battle at sea, has come back to torture mortals, by making them walk the plank, or locking them in stocks or other torture devices. Must be personable, have great comedic timing, able to improv well and interact with guests.

HOS INTERACTIVE SWINGS:

[MALE INTERACTIVE SWING ]. Principal Role. Must be able to play all male interactive roles. Strong versatile improv character actor with great comedic timing. Able to learn multiple parts. Must be personable, have great comedic timing, able to improv well and interact with guests.

[FEMALE INTERACTIVE SWING ]. Principal Role. Must be able to play all female interactive roles. Strong versatile improv character actor with great comedic timing. Able to learn multiple parts. Must be personable, have great comedic timing, able to improv well and interact with guests.
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