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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - PCLO and Theatre du Chatalet Auditions

Posted: April 8, 2014

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Equity Principal Auditions

PCLO and Theatre du Chatalet (Paris, France production)|New York, NY


Date of Audition:
4/22/2014





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
Special Agreement
Salary/Agreement TBD/pending

Location
Telsey + Company
315 West 43rd Street, 10th floor
New York, NY


Seeking
Equity actors who sing for various roles.

This show will be performed entirely in Paris, France.

Preparation
Prepare a short Gershwin song or a short song from the Great American Songbook.
Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
Production will be at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris
- 1st Rehearsal on/about 9/24/14 in NYC
- Travel to Paris from NY on/about 11/5/14
- 1st preview in Paris on/about 11/22/14
- Final performance in Paris on or about 1/4/15

Other
Producers: PCLO and Theatre du Chatalet by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical

General Management: 101 Productions
Casting: Telsey + Company / Rachel Hoffman

Personnel
Dir/Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Music/Lyrics: George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin
Book: Craig Lucas
Music Supervision by Rob Fisher
Music Director: Brad Haak
Assoc. Choreographer: Dontee Kiehn
· 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

ADAM HOCHBERG
Male, mid to late 20s, New York born and bred, classically trained composer, walks with a cane; lives on the Left Bank in relative squalor. Excellent actor and singer. Piano experience a plus, but not required. Should be comfortable with some dancing, especially some tap.

JERRY MULLIGAN
Male, mid to late 20s. Must be an EXCELLENT ballet dancer. Some tap and jazz a plus. Acting and singing experience also a plus, but please submit regardless of level of acting and singing training. Jerry is a Midwestern painter, studying in Paris on the GI bill. He is charming, ambitious, callow

HENRI BAUREL
Male, late 20s to 30s. The handsome child of privileged Parisians, and heir to a manufacturing fortune; he secretly wants to be a song and dance man; uncertain about his sexuality. Excellent actor and singer. Should have dance ability and be able to tap.

LISE ALLTMONT
Female; late teens or early 20s. Must be an EXCELLENT ballet dancer. Acting and singing experience a plus, but please submit regardless of acting and singing training. Originally from Alsace, Lise is very private with a profound inner dignity.
MILO DAVENPORT
Female; 30s. An American art patron who is attractive, wealthy, bold, and tends to leap before she looks. Excellent actor and singer. Should have some dance ability.

MADAME BAUREL/OLGA
Female; late 50s. Madame Baurel is Henri’s upper middle class, comically self righteous mother. Olga is the grand, self-important ballet mistress, who is an innocent child behind the aggressive façade. Actor with excellent comic timing and some singing ability


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