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DAVE - Arena Stage Auditions

Posted: February 13, 2018

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DAVE - NYC ECC / Male Singers
Arena Stage

×This notice was revised on 02/13/2018. Audition Time changed back to 2pm

AUDITION DATE

Thu, Feb 22, 2018
2:00 pm (EST)

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT B ($914/week minimum)

SEEKING

Equity singers for the ensemble and featured chorus parts. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre selection. Must show range and character. Please bring sheet music for your song; a piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

LOCATION

Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507
16th floor

PERSONNEL

Director: Tina Landau
Music & Lyrics: Tom Kitt
Book: Nell Benjamin
Music Supervisor: Tom Kitt
Choreographer: TBD
Casting: Telsey + Company/Patrick Goodwin

OTHER DATES

Rehearsals: June 12, 2018
Performances: July 13, 2018
Closes: August 19, 2018

OTHER

ECC Procedures are in effect for this 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

We are looking to create an ensemble of performers of varying ages and ethnicities that play a variety of characters throughout. Must be credible as Washington Politicians and News Anchors, and must also be transformational enough to play characters ranging in age from high school students to seniors in elderly care. Must be very strong singers, flexible and engaging actors. From this ensemble will come many roles including, as examples:
MALE ENSEMBLE SINGERS
Men, 30’s-50’s. Any ethnicity. Must be fantastic contemporary musical theatre singers to play a variety of characters (i.e., Capitol Hill staffers, politicians, etc). Must have excellent comedic chops. ENSEMBLE.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE SINGERS:
Women, 30’s-50’s. Any ethnicity. Must be fantastic contemporary musical theatre singers to play a variety of characters (i.e., Capitol Hill staffers, politicians, etc). Must have excellent comedic chops. ENSEMBLE.

VICE PRESIDENT GARY NANCE
Male, 40’s-60’s. Any ethnicity. Derided by some as a “boy scout,” he is honorable, dutiful, and doesn’t drink or swear. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.
MURRAY
Male, 40’s, any ethnicity. Principal of Colesville High School and Dave’s best friend. Cynical about politics and slightly beaten down by his job, he’s nonetheless doing his best. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.
MONTANA JEFFERSON
Female, 20’s-30’s. A Disney Channel Star, young and sparkly, who must be able to wail on the National Anthem. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.
MRS. SMIT
Female, 40’s-70’s. An older resident of an assisted living facility; funny and dry. FEATURED ENSEMBLE.
TOUR GUIDE
Female, 30’s. Any ethnicity. A chirpy and cheery uniformed employee of the White House. FEATURED ENSEMBLE


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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