COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER 2018-19 SEASON - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Auditions

Posted: March 30, 2018

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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center 2018-19 Season - NYC OPEN Calls by Appointment
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Ctr at Colorado College

AUDITION DATES
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
10:00 am (EDT)
By Appointment. Break 1 to 2

Tue, Apr 17, 2018 **Plays ONLY**
10:00 am (EDT)
By Appointment. Break 1 to 2.

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment, email: Email: nhalvorson@coloradocollege.edu.

CONTRACT
LOA ref. to LORT; $490/week

SEEKING
Actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming 2018-19 Season. See breakdown.

All roles open as any ethnicity.

PREPARATION
If you are auditioning for musicals and plays, please prepare a short (under two minute) monologue and a musical theatre song selection of approximately 32 bars. If you are auditioning for only plays, please prepare 2 contrasting, short monologues. Also, please provide a headshot and resume.

LOCATION
Playwrights Rehearsal Studios
440 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10003-6919

PERSONNEL
Scott RC Levy: Director, Performing Arts & Producing Artistic Director

Nathan Halvorson: Associate Director of Performing Arts

OTHER
Note: Auditions on this day is for both plays and musicals.

www.csfineartscenter.org
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
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
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Author/Lee Hall, Director/Scott RC Levy;
First Rehearsal August 28, Opening Night September 28, Closing Night Oct 21;
Will Shakespeare: Male, 30-40, poet and playwright

Viola: Female, 20-30, a young woman of wealth, who disguises herself as Thomas Kent to audition for a role in Shakespeare’s play.

Queen Elizabeth 1: Already cast

Ensemble: A company of 18, all ages, genders and ethnicities.
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ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Book/Dennis Kelly, Music and Lyrics/Tim Minchin, Director/TBD, Choreographer/TBD, Music Director/TBD;
First Rehearsal Nov 6, Opening Night Dec 7, Closing Night Jan 6;
Matilda: Already cast

Miss Trunchbull: Already cast

Miss Honey: Female, 25 - 35, A mild, quiet person who never raises her voice and seldom seems to smile - yet possesses the rare gift of being adored by every small child under her care.

Mr. Wormwood: Male, 35 - 45, Matilda's father. A dealer in second-hand cars - "a mean crooked crook" - with a penchant for wearing jackets with large, brightly coloured checks. Should ideally be a clown and could have an ex-punkish
rocker voice

Mrs. Wormwood: Female, 30 - 40, Mother of Matilda, and the wife of Mr Wormwood. She is obsessed with her
amateur Ballroom dancing partner and her looks. Must have strong comic chops.
Mrs. Phelps: Female, 30 - 50, Warm and nurturing local librarian who encourages Matilda’s love of reading. She has an inner peace.

Rudolpho: Male, 25 - 35, Mrs Wormwood’s dance partner. Should be genuinely fit and athletic. Should have a flare for
character comedy, and have great vocal and dance stamina for the number ‘Loud’.

Escapologist: Male, 20 - 30, High lyric baritone with strong movement.

Acrobat, Female, 20 - 30, Strong dancer.
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ANNA IN THE TROPICS
Author/Nilo Cruz, Director/TBD;
First Rehearsal Jan 15, Opening Night Feb 8, Closing Night Feb 24;
Santiago: Male, late 50's, owner of a cigar factory.

Cheche: Male, early 40's, Santiago's half brother, half-Cuban, half-American.

Ofelia: Female, 50's, Santiago's wife.

Marela: Female, 22, Ofelia and Santiago's daughter.

Conchita: Female, 32, Marela's sister.

Palomo: Male, 41, Conchita's husband.

Juan Julian: Male, 38, the lector.

Eliades: Male, 40's, local gamester who runs cockfights.
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HANDS ON A HARDBODY
Book/Doug Wright, Music/Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics/Amanda Green; Director/Choreographer/Nathan Halvorson, Music Director/TBD;
First Rehearsal Feb 26, Opening Night Mar 29, Closing Night Apr 14;
J.D. Drew: Male, 60's, a "good old boy" with pomaded hair and a high-wattage grin.

Kelli Mangrum: Female, 22, a pretty brunette with steel ambition.

Benny Perkins: Male, mid-40's, with a lanky frame, weatherbeaten face, ingratiating grin with lots of homespun philosophy.

Greg Wilhote: Male, early 20's, a freckled white kid in a baseball hat.

Chris Alvaro: Male, 25 -35, well-build under his hoodie: a pair of aviator glasses conceal his eyes.

Ronald McCowan: Male, 35, a good-natured African-American with a slight Louisianna accent.

Heather Stovall: Female, 29, a flirtatious blonde restaurant hostess.

Virginia Drew: Female, 40's - 50's, J.D.'s wife, a one-time beauty settling into middle-age.

Mike Ferris: Male, late 30's, sales manager, boyishly handsome.

Cindy Ferris: Female, 40's - 50's, a former Miss Gregg County, still fond of pageant hair and pastels.

Jesus Pena: Male, 20 - 30, a driven young man of Mexican descent.

Norma Valverde: Female, 30's, is a stout Latina woman in tennis shoes and a floral print shirt

Jane Curtis: Female, 60's - 70's, a tough old bird with sun-burnished skin and missing teeth.

Frank Nugent: Male, 40 - 50, a die-hard good ole boy dressed in Stetson.

Don Curtis/Dr. Stokes: Male, 60's, Janis' husband.
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BARNUM
Book/Mark Bramble, Music/Cy Coleman, Lyrics/Michael Stewart Director/Scott RC Levy, Choreographer/Nathan Halvorson, Music Director/TBD
First Rehearsal April 23, Opening Night May 24, Closing Night June 16.
Phineas Taylor Barnum: Male, 30 - 50, baritone, legendary showman who created "The Greatest Show on Earth", charming, idealistic dreamer who tends to exaggerate, ability to tap dance, juggle four balls, walk a tightrope, and perform basic acrobatics are a plus.

Charity Barnum: Female, 30 - 50, mezzo, practical minded, women's suffragist, grounded in reality with a strong disposition but with a sweet teasing sense of humor, not afraid to roll up her sleeves and get down to work, ability to juggle four balls is a plus.

Jenny Lind: Female, 30, coloratura soprano, known as the Swedish nightingale (even sings/speaks in Swedish), beautiful and flirtatious, underneath her pretty demeanor is a strong willed woman who manipulates the people around her to get what she wants.

Joyce Heth: Female, blues singer, plays 30-160, alto belt, African American character actress/singer who moves well, ability to play piano a plus but is not required.

Ringmaster/Bailey/Julius Goldschmidt: Male, 20 - 35, baritone, singer who has various variety act abilities (juggling, unicycle, and stilt walking, basic acrobatics).

General Tom Thumb: Male, 20 - 30, tenor, acrobatic athletic dancer with a small physical frame.


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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