HOLIDAY INN - Musical Theatre West Auditions

Posted: August 21, 2019

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Holiday Inn - Long Beach Appointments

Musical Theatre West

APPOINTMENTS
Singer auditions by appointment only, Saturday September 7th & very limited availability for Sunday September 8th Please email mtwauditions@musical.org for questions, or to schedule an appointment

CONTRACT
COST Minimum - $783/wk

SEEKING
Seeking triple threat performers for Musical Theatre West's 2nd show of the 19-20 season. We are very interested in seeing people of color for all roles.

PREPARATION
Please arrive early to allow time for audition application, and be prepared to dance in the styles of musical theatre jazz & tap.
Please be prepared to sing from your own book if asked. You may be asked to learn & sing a short selection.

INSTRUCTIONS
Deadline: Fri, Sep 6, 2019

SUBMIT TO
matt@musical.org
Matt Terzigni
4350 East 7th Street
Long Beach, CA 90804

PERSONNEL
Directed by Danny Pelzig
Musical Direction by Dennis Castellano
Choreographed by Christine Negherbon

OTHER DATES
First AEA rehearsal: Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Preview: December 6th, 2019
Opening: December 7th, 2019
Closing: December 15th, 2019

OTHER
Appointments: Please prepare a song in the style of the show, as well as the callback material for the character you are auditioning for, available at musical.org under the "Audition Sides" tab (will be posted by August 26th). Please be prepared to attend a dance call later in the day if asked (tap & musical theatre jazz).
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
Jim Hardy - 30’s, lyric baritone. Must be an excellent comic actor with a great voice. Handsome, kind, sincere, honest, and good natured. A performer and singer-songwriter eager to leave showbiz behind for a simpler life on a farm in Connecticut.
Ted Hanover - 30’s, lyric baritone. Jim’s best friend & performing partner; a charming ladies’ man looking for his big break. Must be an extremely strong dancer (in the style of Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly); an excellent comic actor/dancer/singer; must tap extremely well.
Lila Dixon - 30’s, high belt. A determined performer with a love for the spotlight and Jim’s mismatched fiancé; an excellent comic actor; must be an extremely strong dancer/singer; must tap.
Danny - 30’s-50’s. The energetic and sarcastic manager for the musical act of Hardy, Hanover, and Dixon. Will stop at nothing to make his clients stars.
Charlie Winslow - To play 9-12 years old. Precocious, straight forward and practical, but oddly charming; not one to mince words; one of Linda’s students who works part time as a messenger for the bank; seeking a strong actor/singer; changed or unchanged voice.
Linda Mason - 30’s, belt/mix. A school teacher with hidden talents. At first she is tough and distant, unwilling to fall for Jim’s charms; but she is ultimately won over by his kindness, humor and their mutual love of music; a lovely, charming and funny girl; must sing and dance extremely well
Louise - 40’s-50’s, belt. The local “fix-it” woman; tough, no nonsense and extremely perceptive.
Ensemble - 20’s-50’s. Announcer, Nightly Dancers, Radio Chorus, Radio Team, Danny’s Mother (V.O.), Film Crew, Midville townspeople, & Holiday Inn guests. Strong singers & dancers, must tap.



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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