FREAKY FRIDAY - Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago Auditions

Posted: August 13, 2019

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FREAKY FRIDAY - Chicago EPA

Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (CDT)
4 - 5 PM meal break

APPOINTMENTS
Members may sign up through he member portal on 8/8/19 @ 12:00 pm

CONTRACT
CAT CAT 2 $314 PER WEEK MINIMUM

SEEKING
Seeking teenage and adult actors 16 or older of all ethnicities and gender identities. Local hires strongly encouraged to audition.
NOTE: We are not casting the role of ‘Fletcher’ at this time -- child auditions will be held at a later date.

PREPARATION
Please prepare two (2) contrasting 32-bar contemporary music theatre selections in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, your book and a headshot/resume. An accompanist will be provided. No recordings, please.

LOCATION
Porchlight Music Theatre (Rehearsal Space)
4200 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
#76 Bus to Tripp Ave. Free parking in fenced lot and on street. Enter black door off of parking lot.

PERSONNEL
Directed by Tammy Mader
Choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker
Music Direction by Linda Madonia

Artistic Director, Michael Weber
Casting Manager, Christopher Pazdernik

OTHER DATES
1st Reh: March 17, 2020
1st Perf: April 10, 2020
Anticipated close: May 29, 2020

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for 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
Katherine Blake: Female, 40-49. A single mother who runs her own catering business. Overprotective and Type A, she believes she can have it all by doing it all: event planning, designing, and catering her own perfect wedding. Must also portray Ellie in Katherine's body. Strong belter. All Ethnicities.
Ellie Blake: Female, 16. The hero of the story. A rumpled, disorganized "everygirl." She is smart, funny, and passionate about her school's underground scavenger hunt, but sees herself as a "Whats-her-name," and easily forgotten, unlike her "perfect" mom. Must also portray Katherine in Ellie's body. Strong belter. All Ethnicities
Mike Riley: 40-49. Katherines fiancé and a contractor by trade. A warm, reliable, easy going guy. He adores Katherine and her kids. Bari-tenor. All Ethnicities
Adam: Male, 16-19. Love interest for Ellie. Slouchy and scruffy, he is a paragon of adorable cool. Acts as the "List Master" of the school's annual underground scavenger hunt. Tenor. All Ethnicities.
Savannah: Female, 16-10. The villain. Brilliant, aggressive, a winner. All ethnicities.
Torrey: Female, 25+. Katherine's assistant -- a high strung perfectionist. All ethnicities.
Ensemble: 16+. Seeking teenage and adult actors with fantastic singing voices of all ethnicities. The ensemble also play many featured roles.


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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