DRURY LANE THEATRE 2019 SEASON - Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre Auditions

Posted: September 6, 2018

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Drury Lane Theatre 2019 Season - Chicago ECC/FemaleTap Dancers
Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
3:30 pm (CDT)
There will also be a call for female dancers in a more traditional musical theatre style from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Dancers from both calls may be asked to stay at sing at the callbacks from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
CONTRACT
Special Agreement Drury Lane Special Agreement $759/week minimum

SEEKING
Diverse Male, Female, and Gender Expansive Dancers/Singers/Actors for 2019/2020 season. Unless noted due to script requirements, actors of all ethnicities, gender identities, ages, and disabilities will be fully and fairly considered for all roles and are encouraged to audition for said roles.

PREPARATION
Come ready to dance. Prepare one 16-bar cut in case you are asked to stay and sing. Bring sheet music in your key. Accompanist will be provided. Bring current headshot and resume.

LOCATION
Porchlight Music Theatre (Rehearsal Space)
4200 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
Check in at W. Studio 2nd FL. Accessible entrance on West side of building.

PERSONNEL
Matthew Carney - Casting Director
William Osetek - Artistic Director
Larry Baker - Production Stage Manager
Directors/Choreographers - To be announced.

OTHER DATES
Roald Dahl's Matilda - 1st Rehearsal 4/1/19. 1st Performance 4/26/19. Closing 6/23/19.

And Then There Were None - 1st Rehearsal 6/17/19. 1st Performance 7/12/19. Closing 9/1/19.

The Color Purple (2015 Revival) - 1st Rehearsal 8/19/19. 1st Performance 9/13/19. Closing 11/3/19.

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins - 1st Rehearsal 10/21/19. 1st Performance 11/15/19. Closing 1/19/20.

An American In Paris 1st Rehearsal 1/6/20. 1st Performance 1/31/20. Closing 3/29/20.

OTHER
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE A SEPARATE DANCE CALL FOR AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (DATE/TIME TBD). DANCERS WANTING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THAT PRODUCTION SHOULD ATTEND THAT FUTURE CALL.

Drury Lane Productions is commited to being an equal opportunity employer of Actors of all ethnicities (including, but not limited to, African-American, Asian/Asian-Pacific American, Hispanic-American, Native American, multi-cultural), female identified Actors, seniors, and Actors with disabilities.

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
ALL PRINCIPAL ROLES AND CHORUS PARTS WILL BE UNDERSTUDIED.
Roald Dahl's Matilda: 4 Female Identified Chorus & 1 Swing; 6 Male Identified Chorus & 1 Swing. CHORUS PARTS: Party Entertainer, Doctor, Rudolpho, Michael Wormwood, Escapologist, Acrobat, Sergei.
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: NO CHORUS
THE COLOR PURPLE (2015 Revival): 5 African-American Female Identified Chorus & 1 Swing; 6 African-American Male Identified Chorus & 1 Swing. CHORUS PARTS: Church Ladies (3), Preacher, Pa, Squeak, Ol' Mister, Buster, Guard, Adam, Olivia, Grady, Bobby.
DISNEY AND CAMERON MACKINTOSH'S MARY POPPINS: 9 Female Identified Chorus & 1 Swing; 9 Male Identified Chorus & 1 Swing. CHORUS PARTS: Katie Nanna, Policeman, Miss Lark, Park Keeper, Neleus, Von Hussler, Northbrook, Dog Puppet Specialty, Mrs. Corry, Valentine.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS: PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE DANCE DEMANDS OF THE SHOW, THERE WILL BE A SEPARATE OPEN DANCE CALL LATER IN THE SEASON (DATE TBD) JUST FOR AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! 9 Female Identified Chorus & 1 Swing; 10 Male Identified Chorus & 1 Swing. CHORUS PARTS: Returning Soldier, Returning Soldier's Wife, Mr. Z, Olga, Store Manager, Monsier Baurel, Lise's Ballet Partner.


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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