JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATER 2020-21 SEASON **CANCELLED** - John W. Engeman Theater Auditions

Posted: March 19, 2020

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JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATER 2020-21 SEASON - NYC ECC / MALE DANCERS

Harborside Productions LLC

CANCELLED
**Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this ECC for the safety of our members and everyone involved. They anticipate rescheduling the auditions at some point in the near future. Updated breakdown for ELVIS THE MUSICAL**


AUDITION DATE

Fri, Apr 03, 2020
2:00 pm (EST) Male Dancers

CONTRACT

LOA Ref. to COST; $457/week min

SEEKING

Equity dancers for the ensemble in the 2020-21 season. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Bring picture and resume. Be prepared to learn a short dance combination. Bring dance/character shoes. If asked to stay and sing please prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of one of the shows in The Engeman Season. You may sing from ON YOUR FEET, A BRONX TALE, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ELVIS THE MUSICAL, KINKY BOOTS or HELLO DOLLY.

LOCATION

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL

Producing Artistic Director: Richarl T. Dolce; Associate Producing Director: Vic DiMonda

OTHER

ECC 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

John W. Engeman Theater Full Season 2020-21 ECC Breakdown

ON YOUR FEET
Alexander Dinelaris, book
Gloria & Emilio Estefan, music & lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 6/22/19; Open: 7/9/20; Close: 8/30/20
MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 20-50. Seeking a diverse group of strong dancers and singers that will play multiple roles throughout the show. Featured roles will be chosen from the Ensemble.
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A BRONX TALE
Chazz Palmintari, book
Alan Menken, music
Glenn Slater, lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 8/24/20; Open: 9/10/20; Close: 11/1/20
JESSIE & TYRONE: Male, 20-30, African American. Tyrone is Jane’s brother, and his friend Jesse. Excellent singers; tenors (high C). Excellent dancers.
MALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 30-50. All are versatile men to play Sonny’s wise-guys as well as various inhabitants of Calogero’s neighborhood. Looking for unique, authentic characters with strong voices and comedic chops. At least one must be a true bass-baritone one must be quite heavy-set, and one should be a Sinatra/Bennett/Martin/Darin “song stylist.” Must move well.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 20-30, White—of European Descent. Italian girls in Calogero’s neighborhood. Beautiful, funny, and tough. Excellent dancers and singers.
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, book
Richard Rodgers, music
Oscar Hammerstein II ,lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 10/26/20; Open: 11/12/20; Close: 1/3/21
MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 20-50. Includes nuns, high-society neighbors of Captain von Trapp, Nazi soldiers and contestants in the festival concert. All must be excellent singers.
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ELVIS, THE MUSICAL
Floyd Mutrux, book
Various Artists, music
Various Artists, lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 12/28/20; Open: 1/14/21; Close: 3/7/21
MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 20-45. The ENSEMBLE plays various people and
artists from Elvis' life. Playing a musical instrument is a plus
Ensemble Male #1 (Caucasian)
Elvis Impersonator #1, Solo Prisoner, Announcer #1, Dewey Phillips, Prisonaire, Delivery Man, Ernie,
Bill Monroe, Carney, Frank Sinatra, Mafia #1, Staff Member #1
Ensemble Male #2 (African American)
Elvis Impersonator #2, Prisoner, Chuck, Busker #2, Johnny, TV News Anchor, Private Elvis Male
Solo, Justice, Final Voice Over
Ensemble Male #3 (African American)
Elvis Impersonator #3, Prisoner, Otis, Busker #1, Prisonaire, Fats, Reporter #2, Producer #2, RCA
Executive
Ensemble Male #4 (Caucasian)
Producer, Vernon, Prisonaire, Tommy, Milton Berle, Movie Director, Announcer #3,
Ensemble Female #1 (Caucasian)
Mrs. Grimes, Marion, Suze, Censor, Nancy, Showgirl, Ann-Margret, Announcer #2
Ensemble Female #2 (Caucasian)
Priscilla, Veronica, Stage Manager, Female V.O.
Ensemble Female #3 (African American)
Production Assistant, Gloria, Female Busker, Showgirl, Staff Member #2, Female Follower Solo
Ensemble Female #4 (Caucasian)
Off-Stage Voice #2, Dixie Locke, Street Singer, Reporter #3, Showgirl, Producer #3,
Ensemble Female #5 (African American)
Betty, Newsgirl, Announcer #4, Reporter #1, Showgirl, Producer #1
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KINKY BOOTS
Harvey Fierstein, book
Cindi Lauper, music & lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 3/1/21; Open: 3/18/21; Close: 5/2/21
ENSEMBLE:

THE ANGELS: These are drag performers who populate THE BLUE ANGEL NIGHTCLUB. Big personalities, great dancers, some singing, some speaking. Looking for a diverse group. Previous drag experience is helpful, but not required. Three Angels sing to C#5 and three sing to A4. Will also take an Ensemble tracks.
RICHARD BAILEY: 25-45. Nicola’s boss. Will also take an Ensemble track.
MILAN STAGE MANAGER: Can be male or female. No nonsense, Italian dialect. Will also take an Ensemble track.
MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Characters are 15-60. Looking for a range of voices and types. Will play factory workers, hooligans, homeless people, pub patrons, photographers, and more. Some featured singing and dancing. Some dialogue.
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HELLO DOLLY
Michael Stewart, book
Jerry Herman, music & lyrics
TBD, director
TBD, musical director
Reh: 4/26/19; Open: 5/13/21; Close: 6/27/21
ENSEMBLE: Characters are 20-50, Males and Females. Strong Singer/Dancers or Dancer/Singers with strong dance technique and strong Musical Theater voices. Will populate the town of Yonkers and the City of New York. Many understudies will be chosen from the Ensemble.
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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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