GYPSY - Glove Performing Arts Center Non Equity Auditions

Posted: May 28, 2014
Audition Location: Gloversville, NY

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Come help the Glove celebrate 100 years

Director – Rick Grossman

Choreographer – Kelsey R Norton

Auditions June 3 – 4@ 6 PM Signup at 5:30
Callbacks June 6 @ 6PM

Show dates July 25 – Aug 2

Rehearsals begin o/a 6/21. Schedule will be Mon-Fri 6-10 PM + some afternoons (based on availability) Sat's/Sun's: Daytimes TBD Not all cast members will be needed at every rehearsal. A detailed schedule will be planned out and conflicts w/rehearsals will be noted. NO REHEARSAL ON 7/4

AUDITION INFO:

PREPARE 32 MEASURES (BRING SHEET MUSIC) IN STYLE OF SHOW, FROM "GOLDEN AGE" OF MUSICAL THEATRE. MUSIC OF STYNE, R&H, PORTER, BERLIN, COLEMAN, LOESSER, HERMAN ENCOURAGED. DO NOT CHOOSE CONTEMPORARY ROCK FOR THIS AUDITION. DO IN WRITTEN KEY, NO TRANSPOSING! YOU MAY SING FROM THE SHOW IF YOU WISH.

COME PREPARED TO DANCE/MOVE. THOSE WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BABY JUNE AND FARMBOYS (AGES 15-25) NEED TO BRING TAP SHOES FOR DANCE CALL

BRING RESUME & HEAD SHOT STAPLED BACK TO BACK.

BREAKDOWN:

ROSE: Age range---plays going from early 30's to late 40's. Huge belter who can also have the sensitive approach when needed. Strong actress w/both comedic & dramatic skills as well. Should be good mover ! (Lead)

HERBIE: Age range---40+ Likeable, good natured salesman who will do anything for Rose and her girls until he gets pushed to his limit. A strong actor who sings and can move somewhat too. (Lead)

LOUISE: Age range ----- goes from 17 to late 20's. Sensitive actress who can transform from a shy teen to become Gypsy Rose Lee; burlesque's biggest star! Mezzo range able to belt who moves. (Lead)

DAINTY JUNE: Age range---- 16, but appears to be younger as Mama wants her to be. Good singer/dancer w/strong acting chops. Alto range (Supporting)

TULSA: Age range---- 17 to 22. Very strong dance ability w/vocal skills. One of the Farmboys who gets to standout in ALL I NEED IS THE GIRL. Should have dance training/experience. (Supporting)

TESSIE TURA/MAZEPPA/ELECTRA: Strippers in the declining world of Burlesque. Ages--- 30-55 All should move well and sing (altos) Ability to play bugle/trumpet (Mazeppa) a+ These women may be called upon to play other roles as well.(Cameos)

CHARACTER MEN: Track 1: Uncle Jocko/Cigar Track 2: Weber/Phil Track 3: Mr. Goldstone/Pasty Track 4: Pop/Mr. Kringelein Good character actors age ranges 30-60's (Cameos)

FARMBOYS: L.A., YONKERS, ANGIE, AUSTIN, JOEY: Ages---15-25 Good dancer/singers who can do tap. Are the "boys" in the act. Nice, clean cut boys looking to dance on Broadway. (Cameos)

HOLLYWOOD BLONDES: (# TBD) Ages---- 16-22 Decent movers/singers AGNES is a featured HB in scenes requiring good comedic ability (a la Gracie Allen/Georgia Engel) Cameos.

CHILDREN'S ROLES:
BABY JUNE: Age plays 9-11 Strong vocal and dance ability. TAP & POINT SKILLS desired. Must be very bubbly and be able to play "over the top". (Supporting)

BABY LOUISE: Age plays 10-12 Good vocal and movement/dance ability. Rather sullen child in the shadow of her sister who does not like performing and wants a "normal" life. (Supporting)

NEWSBOYS: (4-6) Ages of 9-13 Singing/dancing/movement abilities. Looking for boy who plays clarinet as well for "Clarence & his Clarinet". (Cameos) CAN POSSIBLY PLAYED BY GIRLS ALSO!

BALLOON GIRL---- for Kiddie Show opening. If tapper, will be used in "traveling"(Cameos)

Email questions to auditions@glovetheatre.org


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