AUSTEN'S PRIDE - 5th Avenue Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 2, 2019

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AUSTEN'S PRIDE - NYC ECC / Male Singers
5th Avenue Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Fri, May 17, 2019
10:00 am (EDT) Male Singers

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT A ($1,118.00 wk min + pension and health)

SEEKING
MALE ENSEMBLE: 20’s – 40’s. Masculine and tall. All vocal types. Strong Dancers. Actively seeking a diverse cast/all ethnicities. Please note – there are no female ensemble members in this production.

All candidates must act and sing well in a legit style and should be strong movers. Standard British dialect required.

Austen’s Pride is the story of Jane Austen as she writes her masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice. As she shapes the course of her novel, its characters spring to life around her. With a classical Broadway score and clever, contemporary lyrics, this is a musical of beauty, wit, and wisdom, wrapped up in a journey of self-discovery.

PREPARATION
Please prepare 16 bars of a legit ballad from a classic Broadway musical (Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, etc). Please no contemporary musical theatre or pop/rock. Bring your book and a headshot and resume.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018
12th floor Studio J is holding

PERSONNEL
Producing Artistic Director: Bill Berry
Managing Director: Bernadine C Griffin
Associate Artistic Director: Kelsey Thorgalson
Book, Music & Lyrics: Lindsay Warren Baker & Amanda Jacobs
Director: Igor Goldin
Music Supervisor: Kevin Stites
Casting: Wojcik | Seay Casting

Present in the room will be Scott Wojcik and/ or Holly Buczek from Wojcik/ Seay casting and Music Supervisor Kevin Stites.

OTHER DATES
1st Rehearsal: on or about Sept 3rd
First Preview: October 4
Opening: October 18
Closing: October 27

OTHER
Austen’s Pride has been a part of The 5th’s New Musical Development Program since 2017 when the Theatre co-produced a developmental production in New York, followed by a 29 hour reading as a part of the final NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals. It is the 21st new musical to be produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre.
ECC 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.

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