ONCE - Northern Stage Company Auditions

Posted: December 14, 2018

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ONCE - NYC Appointments
Northern Stage Company

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment Only Auditions: January 14 -16, 2018

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep $800 /week

SEEKING
Submissions from AEA actor/singers for various roles. ***Note: all characters MUST play at least one instrument at a very high level.*** See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS
. For consideration, mail picture and resume to address below. EQUITY MEMBERS ONLY.
SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED AFTER January 2 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

****PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A HIGH SECURITY BUILDING AND DROP-OFFS ARE NOT POSSIBLE****

Deadline: Wed, Jan 2, 2019

SUBMIT TO
ELISSA MYERS CASTING
421 7th Avenue Suite 1011
ATTN: Once, Role of _________
New York, NY 10001

PERSONNEL
Book by: Enda Walsh
Music & Lyrics: Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Based on the Motion Picture Written and Directed by: John Carney
Artistic Director: Carol Dunne
Director: Carol Dunne
Choreographer: Kyle Brand
Musical Director: Robbie Cowan
Casting Office: Elissa Myers Casting
Casting Director: Paul Fouquet
Casting Associate: Karie Koppel

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: March 22, 2019
Opens: April 10, 2019
Closes: May 19, 2019

OTHER
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
[GIRL] (Female, 25-35, Mezzo-Soprano C4 to G3, Any Ethnicity) Czech-born. Direct, intelligent, and witty with a no-nonsense attitude. Doesn't want sympathy from others. Mezzo-soprano with a rock/folk voice. Speaks with a Czech accent. Must play the piano well.
[EAMON] (Male, 20-49, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Irish-born. Music manager at the studio where Guy and Girl record their album. A tough nut to crack. Baritone with rock/folk voice. Speaks with an Irish accent. Must play guitar. Piano and percussion a plus.
[ANDREJ] (Male, 20-35, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Czech-born. An employee at a fast food chain with big dreams. Earnest and kind with a gangly, slight stature. Baritone with a rock/folk voice. Speaks dialogue with a Czech accent. Must play electric bass. Ukulele and guitar a plus.
[REZA] (Female, 25-35, Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Czech-born. Seductive, funny, and smart with a larger than life attitude. Soprano with a rock/folk voice. Speaks with a Czech accent. Must play violin/fiddle.
[DA] (Male, 50-69, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Irish-born. Guy's father, who runs a vacuum-repair shop. A man of few words but caring and warm. Baritone with rock/folk voice. Speaks with an Irish accent. Must play either mandolin or guitar.
[SVEC] (Male, 25-39, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Czech-born. An eccentric guy who spends most of his time watching television and drinking coffee. Baritone with a rock/folk voice. Speaks with a Czech accent. Must play drums. Banjo, mandolin, and guitar a plus. Disclaimer: Character removes trousers on stage.
[EX-GIRLFRIEND] (Female, 25-35, Mezzo-Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Irish-born. Guy's ex-girlfriend who now lives in New York. Sensual and charismatic. Mezzo-soprano with a rock folk voice. Speaks with an Irish accent. Preferably plays violin, but possibly guitar and piano, percussion a plus.
[BILLY] (Male, 30-49, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Irish-born and has one parent from Spain. Owner of the music store where Girl plays piano. Large, loud, and funny but also protective. Baritone with a rock/folk voice. Speaks with an Irish accent. Must play guitar. Ukulele, banjo, mandolin, bass, piano, or percussion a plus.
[EMCEE ("MC")] (Male, 30-49, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) Irish-born. A good-natured ball buster who works at the local bar. Baritone with a rock/folk voice. Speaks with an Irish accent. Must play several of the following instruments: guitar, piano, bass, percussion, violin, cello, mandolin, banjo.


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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