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FOOTLOOSE **Revised** - The REV Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: May 4, 2021

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FOOTLOOSE - EQUITY VIDEO SUBMISSIONS (PRINCIPAL)

The Rev Theatre Company

REVISED
Arrival date for testing date updated. Director and choreographer updated.
CONTRACT
LOA $669 min / week + Health + Pension (LOA ref. COST)

SEEKING
Equity actors for principal roles in FOOTLOOSE (see breakdown).

The REV Theatre Company located in Auburn, NY, proudly announces the grand reopening of its historic flagship venue, The Merry Go Round Playhouse, with its 2021 season themed “Reunion, Recovery, Resilience.”

INSTRUCTIONS
Audition materials and submission instructions can be found in the audition packets for each character at www.therevtheatre.com/auditions.
Deadline: Tue, May 11, 2021 (EDT)

PERSONNEL
Producing Artistic Director - Brett Smock
Director: Brett Smock
Choreographer: James Alonzo White
Musical Director: Corinne Aquilina
Book: Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Lyrics: Dean Pitchford, Kenny Loggins andothers
Music: Tom Snow

OTHER DATES
Tentative arrival date for testing: July 19 (TBD)
First rehearsal: July 22
Opens: August 4
Closes: September 1, 2021

Please note: The REV Theatre Company will promote a fully vaccinated workplace for the entirety of its 2021 season.

All employees will be required to show proof of vaccination and will undergo bi-weekly testing.

OTHER
The REV will welcome audiences with three musicals that celebrate the power and determination of the human spirit: the song and dance spectacular, 42nd Street (first rehearsal 6/17, opens 6/30, closes 7/28), the iconic rock ‘n roll electricity of Footloose (first rehearsal 7/22, opens 8/4, closes 9/1), and the heartwarming and nostalgic musical tribute to an American legend, Almost Heaven, The Songs of John Denver (first rehearsal 8/26, opens 9/8, closes 9/29).
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 submit.

BREAKDOWN
FOOTLOOSE Character Descriptions
REN McCORMACK -Male identifying. Teenager. Rebellious, magnetic, sincere, honest and hugely likeable. Terrific pop/rock tenor with falsetto. Must dance or move extremely well. Smart, commanding actor able to navigate comedic and dramatic content with intelligence and heart. Star presence.Strong triple threat.
ARIEL MOORE -Female identifying. Teenager. Rebellious, complicated, fun-loving and sensitive. Physically comfortable and commanding actor with a terrific pop/rock belt. Must dance or move extremely well.Great triple threat.
REV SHAW MOORE -Male identifying. Late 40s – 50s. Spiritual leader and powerful influence in the town. Navigating his own grief and struggling to maintain control of his pulpit and his family. Excellent singer/actor who moves well. Great baritone with command and great charisma.
WILLARD HEWITT -Male identifying. High school student. Bari-Tenor. Any ethnicity. Lovable, loyal, a bit dim and shy around Rusty. Full of heart. Must move well. Great pop bari-tenor. A smart, very funny actor adept at physical comedy.

VI MOORE -Female identifying, late 40s – early 50s. Any ethnicity. Despite living in her husband’s shadow, she is strong, perceptive, adept at navigating a challenging course with love and compassion. Powerful presence and heart of the Moore family.

RUSTY -Female identifying, high school student. Any ethnicity. Wise cracking, fun-loving motor mouth. Full of quirks and shy around Willard. Powerful belt. Killer triple threat. Must dance well.

CHUCK CRANSTON -Male identifying, high school student. Ariel’s boyfriend and the town bad boy. Demanding, possessive and jealous, but also charismatic.Great rock tenor.


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 submit.


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