FOREVER PLAID - Pittsburgh CLO Auditions

Posted: August 9, 2019

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FOREVER PLAID - Pittsburgh PA EPA

Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera

AUDITION DATE
Sun, Aug 25, 2019
10:00 am - 8:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 2 to 4

APPOINTMENTS
Requests for an audition appointment should be e-mailed to CabaretAuditions@pittsburghclo.org. Please include: •Your full name •Your preferred phone number •The role(s) for which you are most interested in being considered •Your requested audition time (please provide availability in at least 30-minute increments). Equity members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day as time permits.

CONTRACT
SPT $699/week

SEEKING
A company of actors for Pittsburgh CLO’s production of FOREVER PLAID. Pittsburgh CLO is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, ages, abilities, and body types to audition.

PREPARATION
Please bring:
Sheet music for your audition song selections; Your audition book; A resume and headshot; A completed Audition Application

Audition Applications can be downloaded here: https://bit.ly/2OOaQvB

Paper copies will also be available on the day of auditions.

Please prepare: An up-tempo (16 bars) and ballad (16 bars), simple and direct, that shows you; these are “regular” guys. This is not Doo-Wop or Barbershop singing.

LOCATION
Pittsburgh CLO Academy
130 CLO Academy Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

PERSONNEL
All personnel listed below are expected to be present at the EPA:

Director/Choreographer: Guy Stroman
Producing Director (CLO): Mark Fleischer
Manager of New Work Development (CLO): Olivia O’Connor

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: October 14, 2019
Rehearsal Schedule: October 14 – October 25, 9am – 5pm, October 26 – 30 Hours TBD
First Preview: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Press Opening: Friday, November 8, 2019
Closing: Sunday, December 29, 2019
Performance Schedule: Wed – Fri, 7:30pm; Sat, 2pm & 8pm; Sun. 2pm
1pm Thursday matinees November 21 and December 12
2pm Friday matinee November 29

*Please note that rehearsal & performance schedules are subject to change

OTHER
Please be prepared to clear your schedule on Monday, August 26 (Hours TBD) for callbacks.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of 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
Characters are all male, 20’s – 30’s, any ethnicity. Excellent singer/actors, able to sing tight harmony arrangements in the 1950’s -60’s style of The Four Lads, The Four Aces, The Hi-Lo’s, etc.
JINX: High Tenor
FRANKIE: High Baritone/Second Tenor
SPARKY: Baritone/ Tenor
SMUDGE: Bass


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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