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AUGUST RUSH - Developmental Lab Auditions

Posted: October 6, 2014

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AUGUST RUSH– Equity Chorus Call / Singers

Southpaw Entertainment and CJ E&M | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
10/15/2014




Call Type
Equity Chorus

Time(s)
Equity Chorus Call - Singers/Musicians

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
10 AM - Equity female singer/musicians
2 PM - Equity male singer/musicians

Contract
Other
Developmental Lab Agreement; $1000/week

Location
Ripley-Grier 520 (

Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY
16th floor


Seeking
Equity male and female singer/musicians for the ensemble and special chorus parts.

See breakdown.

Note: There will be no ECC/Dancer call for this production.

Preparation
Prepare 16 bars of a pop or contemporary musical theater song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. If auditioning for a character that plays an instrument, prepare a short selection to demonstrate skill level. Bring your own instrument (piano provided).

Bring picture & resume

Other Dates
NYC Lab Dates: 11/13/14-12/10/14 (Monday Day-Off)

ECC/Singer/Musicians 10/15 at Ripley Grier, 10am women, 2pm men
EPA 10/17 at AEA, 9:30 to 5:30

There will be no dancing at this call.

Other
Based on the Warner Bros. motion picture by Paul Castro and Nick Castle
General Management: Foresight Theatrical

Casting Director: Duncan Stewart CSA/Benton Whitley CSA

Personnel
Music: Mark Mancina
Lyrics: Glen Berger & Mark Mancina
Book: Glen Berger
Director: John Doyle
Choreographer: Sam Pinkleton
Music Director: Kimberly Grigsby
· Chorus 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

MALE ENSEMBLE
All ages and ethnicities to play various roles and instruments. Instruments include guitar, ukulele, horn, percussion, xylophone, cello, trumpet, and harmonica. Must sing well.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE
All ages and ethnicities to play various roles and instruments. Instruments include guitar, ukulele, horn, percussion, xylophone, cello, trumpet, and harmonica. Must sing well.

ARTHUR X
To play an African-American Thirteen to Sixteen years old boy. Child busker and leader of the pack. (A modern day Artful Dodger.) Scrappy and street smart. Must sing well. MUST PLAY GUITAR.

MS. GORDON
Forties-Fifties Woman. Music teacher at Julliard. Must have strong comedic skills.

HOPE
To play African-American Eight to Twelve year old girl. Soloist in the Harlem Choir. Must sing well. IDEALLY PLAY BASIC PIANO.

LIZZIE
Early/Mid –Twenties Woman. Best friend to Lyla. IDEALLY SHOULD PLAY AN INSTRUMENT.

MARSHALL
Mid/Late Twenties man. Older brother of Louis, and member of The Connelly Brothers Band. Must sing well. MUST PLAY BASS GUITAR.


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