AIDA - Developmental Agreement Auditions

Posted: November 22, 2019

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AIDA (Development Agreement) - NYC EPA

Producing Org TBD

AUDITION DATES

Thu, Dec 05, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Fri, Dec 06, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT

Development Agreement Tier 2; $900/week

SEEKING

Equity actor/singers for various roles.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a brief song from the gospel, R&B, pop or soul musical genres. An accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture and resume stapled together.

LOCATION

Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL

Director: Schele Williams
Choreographer: Camille A. Brown
Musical Director: TBD
Music: Elton John
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Book: David Henry Hwang
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

Expected in attendance: Tara Rubin or Felicia Rudolph, Casting Directors

OTHER DATES

Work Session: March 9 – 20, 2020

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for 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

Aida:
female, 18-25, a strong, beautiful, brave Nubian Princess, rebellious, who must become a leader for her people in captivity but is torn between her responsibility and new love for the Egyptian Captain, Radames. Daughter of Warrior Queen Amanishakheto. Vocal range top: G3-F5.

Radames:
male, 20-28, an Egyptian Captain and the son of Zoser. A strong, handsome, adventurous soldier who has to choose to between duty to his country and his love for Aida. Vocal range: G3-Ab5.

Amneris:
female, 18-25, a beautiful and underestimated Egyptian Princess, who loves to hold court. She is engaged to Radames but discovers what is means to be truly loved. Daughter of the Pharaoh. Vocal range: E3-F5.

Mereb:
male, 16-21, a young Nubian servant to Radames. He is quick witted and sly and wise beyond his years. He sees and hears everything. He is faithful to his Nubian heritage and befriends Aida upon her arrival to Egypt. Vocal range: G3-A5.

Zoser:
male, 45-55, the manipulative and Chief Minister. Nationalistic and power hungry. He is fearful of a rumored Nubian rise and ceasing any opportunity he can to elevate his son, Radames. Vocal range: D4-D5

Amanishakheto (Kandake):
female, 45-55, warrior Queen of Nubia. Demanding and a fierce leader. Mother to Aida. Vocal range G3- D5

We STRONGLY encourage actors of all cultural backgrounds to attend.
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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 audition.

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