KINKY BOOTS - North Carolina Theatre Auditions

Posted: August 17, 2019

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KINKY BOOTS - Raleigh NC EPA

North Carolina Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Sun, Sep 29, 2019
10:00 am (EDT) no scheduled break

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment, please email Melody Cleland MCleland@nctheatre.com. Non Equity and EMC performers may be seen at these auditions on a first come basis (no appointments) as space and time allow with priority given to AEA members.

CONTRACT
LOA LOA 2019 weekly minimum is $784.00/ 2020 weekly minimum pending.

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.
All SM and ASM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief contemporary musical theater song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, in the correct key, as an accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together and your Equity card. Please bring dance shoes (heels where applicable) and clothes in case you are asked to stay and dance.

LOCATION
North Carolina Theatre Conservatory
3043 Barrow Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616

PERSONNEL
Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Original Direction and Choreography: Jerry Mitchell
Producing Artistic Director: Eric Woodall
Director/Choreographer: Nathan Peck
Music Director: Edward G. Robinson

OTHER DATES
January 27th-Febraury 16th 2020
First rehearsal January 27th, 2020. Rehearses at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Runs Feb 11th -16th 2020 in Raleigh, NC at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

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
Seeking the following Principal Roles
CHARLIE PRICE
20’s – early 30’s. The character is male. Handsome, leading man, privileged, but likeable — his father owns the shoe factory. Must have a great rock voice, ability to move and be a strong actor.
LOLA
30’s–40’s. African American. Character is a male. Sings C3–B4 (with one top C). Amazing vocalist specializing in pop, jazz blues and gospel styles. Strong comedic actor with enormous emotional range. Physically challenging role; requiring an incredible performer comfortable wearing everything from full glamour drag to nothing but boxing trunks.
LAUREN
20’s. Character is female. Beautiful, but quirky working class girl who works in the shoe factory. Funny and smart. Terrific comedic actress, with great singing voice.
NICOLA
20’s. Character is female. Charlie’s girlfriend since school. Sophisticated looks. She is a social climber, driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice.
DON
30’s–40’s. Character is male. Rich bari-tenor voice with a strong falsetto. Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker. Has a menacing physicality. Least likely to be seen on a runway in kinky boots. Strong actor required.
GEORGE
40’s–50’s. Character is male. Strong actor with good singing voice. Factory Manager, keeping up traditions. Reserved and tightly wound.
YOUNG CHARLIE
Boy, to play 10 years old.Caucasian. This is Charile as a ten year old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. Must have a great voice.
YOUNG LOLA
Boy, to play 10 years old. African-American. This is Lola as a ten year old boy who's father wants him to be a boxer, but he already knows he’s destined to wear high heels. Must have a great voice and comfortable wearing high heels during the show.
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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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