HEAD OVER HEELS - Actor's Express Theatre Company Auditions

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HEAD OVER HEELS - Atlanta, GA EPA
Actor's Express Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS
For 5-minute appt slot, send email to sheila@actorsexpress.com. If no email access, call Sheila Oliver, 678-612-7019. EMAIL PREFERRED.

CONTRACT
SPT $381/week

SEEKING
Actor's Express seeks performers of all gender identities for our production of HEAD OVER HEELS. AE is fully committed to diversity, inclusion, equal employment opportunity and universal access to auditions for all members. It is our intent to cast this show as diversely and inclusively as possible.

PREPARATION
Please prepare pop-rock song or musical theatre song in pop-rock style. Accompanist provided. Sides provided with confirmation. Dancing required at callbacks only.

LOCATION
Actor's Express Theatre
887 W Marietta St NW Ste J107
Atlanta, GA 30318-5266
Paid parking available in parking deck.

PERSONNEL
Songs by The Go-Go's
Book by Jeff Whitty; Adapted by James Magruder
PRESENT AT AUDITIONS:
Director - Freddie Ashley
Music Director - Alli Lingenfelter
Choreographer - Kari Twyman
Casting Director - Sheila Oliver
Casting Associate - Justin Kalin

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal - June 25, 2019
Tech - July 13-14, 2019
Previews - July 17-19, 2019
Opening - July 20, 2019
Closing - August 25, 2019
Performances: Wednesday-Saturday, 8pm, Sundays 2pm. 5 performances per week

OTHER
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
MUSIDORUS - Male, 20s. Any ethnicity. Guileless and fearless shepherd who loves PHILOCLEA. Discovers another side to himself when forced to cross-gender. Should be proficient in physical comedy and classical text.

PAMELA - Female, 20s. Any ethnicity. The favored, beautiful older princess. Willful, self-dramatizing, obsessed with appearances. A good egg underneath it all. Should be a fierce belter and proficient with classical text.

PHILOCLEA - Female, 20s. Any ethnicity. The younger, plainer princess. Strong-willed but loyal to family. Would give up the privileges of royalty if she could settle down with the shepherd MUSIDORUS, whom she loves. Should be strong singer and proficient with classical text.

MOPSA - Female, 20s. Any ethnicity. Handmaiden to PAMELA and daughter of DAMETAS. Wise beyond her years and has grown up without a mom. Should be strong singer and proficient with classical text.

GYNECIA - Female, late 30s-50s. Any ethnicity. Queen of Arcadia. Sexy and wise. Life with her husband isn't what it used to be but she still loves him and knows how to deal with him. Should be strong singer and proficient with classical text.

BASILIUS - Male, late 30s-50s. Any ethnicity. King of Arcadia. Sexy. A hothead but not a despot. Wants to do the right thing but ego gets in the way. Blindly thinks all is well in Arcadia. Should be strong singer and proficient with classical text.

DAMETAS - Male, 40s-50s. Any ethnicity. Prime Minister of Arcadia. Wise and patient. Loyal to BASILIUS. A widower who still harbors sorrow. Should be proficient with classical text.

PYTHIO - Nonbinary, any age. Any ethnicity. Oracle of Delphi. Mysterious, sexy and demanding. Can see through everyone's falseness. Must be strong singer and proficient with classical text. THIS ROLE IS ALREADY CAST.

ENSEMBLE - Any gender and gender identity. 20s-30s. Fierce, sexy, playful citizens of Arcadia (multiple roles). Should be strong technical dancers. Singing also required.


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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