THE ANTHEM **Updated** - The Culture Project Auditions

Posted: March 10, 2014

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THE ANTHEM - Equity Principal Auditions
The Culture Project|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
3/24/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday March 24, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
LOA-NYC
$425/week minimum

Location
Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.
)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY
Studio 16J


Seeking
Equity actors who sing

SYNOPSIS: Hunger Games meets Ayn Rand in this rollicking sci-fi musical about a revolt of the young against an evil state.

see breakdown for details.

Preparation
Please prepare a brief cut of pop/rock music or a relevant circus/physical skill. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.

Bring a picture/resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
Callbacks: Friday March 28, 2014

Rehearsals Begin: on or about April 7, 2014
Previews Begin: on our about May 20, 2014
Opening: May 29, 2014
open-ended run.

Other
Potential transfer from LOA to Off-Broadway A at end of LOA Contract (7/6/14)

General Manager: Aaron Grant Theatrical Inc
Producer: JJJ Productions & Culture Project

Personnel
Book: Gary Morgenstein
Music: Jonnie Rockwell
Lyrics: Erik Ransom
Director: Rachel Klein

Casting: Daryl Eisenberg Casting
Casting Assistant: Shoshana Robuck

  • EPA Rules are in effect.
  • A monitor will be provided.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

SYNOPSIS: Hunger Games meets Ayn Rand in this rollicking sci-fi musical about a revolt of the young against an evil state. In a world where individuality is illegal, Prometheus abandons everything to confront the State -- led by his own mother, Pandora. Prometheus falls in love with the beautiful rebel leader Athena. Together they fight to overthrow the system.

SEEKING:
PROMETHEUS
late teens-20s male, strong rock tenor. A dreamer and a thinker, disagreeable to authority. Becomes the leader of the teenage rebellion.

ATHENA
late teens-20s female, belter, mezzo-soprano/soprano. A tough talking, fierce warrior princess, she is true to her ideals.

HERA
late teens-20s female, contralto/mezzo-soprano. Obedient and bright eyed, she begins her journey as a good girl, but spirals into wickedness after being scorned.

PANDORA
30s-mid 40s female, powerhouse voice and a powerhouse woman. Prometheus's mother, she is the leader of the totalitarian regime, often ruthless in her actions, but redeems herself through her innate maternal instincts.

TIBERIUS
30s-late 40s male, baritone or bass/baritone. The villain. Second in command of the totalitarian regime, he is a schemer and will stop at nothing to become the ruler.

THE EXECUTIONER
20s-40s male, any vocal range. The ultimate henchman. The Executioner is strong and muscular, special skills a plus, including bullwhip, body building, martial arts, poi, and arm balancing.

HERMES and others

mid 20s-early 30s male, any vocal range. Character actor, Pandora’s right hand man. Strong physical theater/movement theater skills a plus.

TITUS THE TRANSGRESSOR and others

male of any age, baritone/low tenor. The original rebel leader, comes back as various other characters.

PERICLES and others

late teens-20s male, the devout sidekick to Athena. Strong dance background and aerial skills necessary. Any vocal range.

BERENICE and others

late teens-late 20s female. Awesome; in love with herself. Very vain; a go-getter. Also plays student, guard, and teenage rebel. Technical dance training is a must (ballet, jazz, modern). Aerial skills a plus (silks, lyra, and rope), circus skills encouraged, but not required, such as arm balancing, juggling, diablo, and poi. Any vocal range.

HELION and others

late teens-late 20s male. Outgoing but with a chip on his shoulder. Also plays student, guard, and teenage rebel. Technical dance training is a must (ballet, jazz, modern). Aerial skills a plus (silks, lyra, and rope), circus skills encouraged, but not required, such as arm balancing, juggling, diablo, and poi. Any vocal range.

AMBROSIA and others

late teens-late 20s female. Creative and very flighty. Also plays student, guard, and teenage rebel. Technical dance training is a must (ballet, jazz, modern). Aerial skills a must (silks, lyra, and rope), circus skills encouraged, but not required, such as arm balancing, juggling, diablo, and poi. Any vocal range.

CALISTA and others

late teen-late 20s female. Feisty but a bit of a tomboy. Also plays student, guard, and teenage rebel. Technical dance training is a must (ballet, jazz, modern). Aerial skills a must (silks, lyra, and rope), circus skills encouraged, but not required, such as arm balancing, juggling, diablo, and poi.

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TO SUBMIT FOR APPOINTMENT OR IF UNABLE TO ATTEND EPA:
Please email picture/resume to anthem@decasting.com.
Subject Line: THE ANTHEM [INSERT ROLE HERE]
If available, please also include a link to an uploaded video (on a site like YouTube/Vimeo) of your aerial/circus/stunt/etc skills.


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