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A PROPER PLACE and DREAMGIRLS - Village Theatre Auditions

Posted: September 21, 2016

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AUDITION DATE

Oct 03, 2016 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (PDT)Lunch: 2:00PM - 3:00PM

APPOINTMENTS

EPA rules in effect. Sign-up begins at 9:00AM

CONTRACT

Special Agreement Village Theatre Minimum: $676/wk

SEEKING

Principal actor/singers for the roles of Crichton in A Proper Place (Feb. - May 2017) and Effie, Deena, Curtis & Jimmy in Dreamgirls (April - July 2017).

PREPARATION

Please bring a current resume and headshot. Please prepare two song selections no longer than one chorus and one verse reflecting the style of either/both shows. For Dreamgirls we recommend an R&B, gospel or disco selection. For A Proper Place we recommend something Golden Age.

LOCATION

Actors Equity Association LA Audition Center 5636 Tujunga Ave North Hollywood, CA 91601

PERSONNEL

Casting Director: Jessica Spencer, A Proper Place Director: Jerry Dixon, A Proper Place Music Director: Tim Symons, Author/Composer of A Proper Place: Leslie Becker Curtis Rhodes, Dreamgirls Director: Steve Tomkins, Dreamgirls Music Director: RJ Tancioco

OTHER

A Proper Place: First Rehearsal Feb. 14, 2017, Opening March 16, 2017, Closing May 21, 2017, Dreamgirls: First Rehearsal April 11, 2017, Opening May 11, 2017, Closing July 30, 2017
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity monitor will be provided.
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 attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

A PROPER PLACE
Crichton: The proper British butler of Loam Manor. Age 35-40. Stoic, loyal and strong. Proud to serve Lord Loam and his family in utmost British form. A born leader himself. A deep spirit and wide thinker. Rich Baritone with a classical sound.
DREAMGIRLS
Effie White: 25-32 years old, huge gospel belt voice, full-figured, African American, lead singer of "The Dreamettes".
Deena Jones: 25-25 years old, mezzo-soprano with belt, beautiful, African American, back-up member of "The Dreamettes" later becomes the lead, must move well.
Curtis Taylor, Jr.: Age 30-40, Handsome , sexy and very slick, used car manager turned manager of the Dreams. Baritone, African American, must move well.
James Thunder Early: Age 30-40, African American, James Brown like R&B star, a true performer and showman, charismatic, sexy, high energy, Rock and R&B tenor, must move well.


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