KISS ME KATE - Marriott Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 26, 2019

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Kiss Me Kate - Buffalo Grove Female Identifying Open Dance Call

Marriott Theatre

AUDITION DATE

Mon, Dec 09, 2019
12:00 pm (CST)

APPOINTMENTS

No appointments necessary, this is an open call.

CONTRACT

Special Agreement Marriott Agreement- $813 Per Week

SEEKING

Dancers / Singers

PREPARATION

Please prepare one 16 to 32 bar cut (approximately 1 minute in length), and bring a second in case the Artistic Team needs to hear more. An accompanist will be provided. Bring music in your key.

LOCATION

Marriott Theatre Rehearsal Hall
1342 Barlcay Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Rehearsal Warehouse

PERSONNEL

Johanna McKenzie Miller: Director
Alex Sanchez: Choreographer
Ryan T. Nelson: Music Director
Aaron Thielen: Lead Artistic Director
Peter Marston Sullivan: Associate Artistic Director

OTHER

No performers under 18 are being seen at this time. All ethnicities and gender non-conforming artists are strongly encouraged to attend. Specifically seeking strong technical dancers for musical theater jazz. Please be warmed up and ready to dance at your call time. Be prepared to do a ballet and a classic theater jazz combination. Please bring ballet shoes and jazz / character heel shoes - no sneakers. Knee pads will be required (there will be knee work).
ECC Procedures are in effect for audition.
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

Kiss Me, Kate Character Breakdown Principals
Hattie — Lilli Vanessi’s dresser, specialty dancer.
Paul — Fred Graham’s dresser, specialty dancer.
Lois Lane (Bianca) — singer / dancer in her first featured role on the stage.
Bill Calhoun (Lucentio) — a Broadway hoofer, Lois’ partner and a chronic gambler.
Lilli Vanessi (Katharine) — a star stage and screen actress, former wife of Fred Graham.
Fred Graham (Petruchio) — writer, producer, director, actor and superman; former husband of Lilli.
First Man — gunman-enforcer
Second Man — gunman-enforcer
Gremio — first suitor; ensemble dancer
Hortensio — second suitor; ensemble dancer
General Harrison Howell — career military officer, politician and Lilli’s “new” man
Supporting
Pops (Stage Doorman) — ensemble
Ralph (Stage Manager) — ensemble singer / Dance Captain — doubles as Gregory, servant to Petruchio; ensemble dancer & recorder player
Harry Trevor — a veteran character actor
Stagehand #1 Electrician & Cab Driver
Stagehand #2 Assistant Electrician
Stagehand #3 (Carpenter & Driver for Gen. Howell, ensemble singer / Ensemble Singer
Ensemble
Company SATB singers and dancers, Citizens of Padua


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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