PCLO 2020 RMTA SEASON - Pittsburgh CLO Auditions

Posted: January 24, 2020

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PITTSBURGH CIVIC LIGHT OPERA 2020 RMTA SEASON - PITTSBURGH OPEN CALL / OUT OF TOWN SINGERS

Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera

AUDITION DATE

Sat, Feb 15, 2020
9:00 am (EST)
Out Of Town Singers. Please keep evening free in case called back.

APPOINTMENTS

Email auditions@pittsburghclo.org to reserve an audition appointment. SEE BREAKDOWN for full information on what is required to request an appointment.

CONTRACT

RMTA $1,139

SEEKING

Trained singers and dancers (ages 18+) for four shows in Pittsburgh CLO's 2020 Summer Season. Auditionees will be considered for: CABARET, GUYS AND DOLLS, SISTER ACT, and A CHORUS LINE.

Pittsburgh CLO is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, ages, abilities, and body types to audition.

Please note that appropriate speaking roles are cast from the Singer and Dancer calls. At callbacks on Sunday, February 16, ALL auditionees, regardless of their primary discipline, may be asked to sing, dance, and read script sides.

Please note that Pittsburgh CLO is NOT auditioning for THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL or ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at this time.

PREPARATION

ALL APPLICANTS MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING:
- A completed audition application (available at https://bit.ly/2G7MBl5)
- A current headshot and resume
- Your audition music cuts & audition songbook (sheet music must be legible & in your key)
- Appropriate dance clothes & shoes
- Dancers should bring jazz, ballet, and tap shoes.
- Singers/character actors may wear dance shoes or any comfortable footwear.

PRELIMINARY AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:
Singers:
- Please prepare (2) 16-bar cuts of traditional musical theater songs – one ballad and one up-tempo. Please note that we may hear only one song cut.
- You may be asked to dance on the initial audition day. Please keep your evening clear.

LOCATION

Benedum Center Rehearsal Studios
719 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Benedum Center Stage Door. Please check in with Security upon arrival.

PERSONNEL

All of the following expected in attendance:
Executive Producer & CEO (CLO): Van Kaplan
Producing Director (CLO): Mark Fleischer
Manager of New Work Development (CLO): Olivia O’Connor
Music Director (Summer Season): James Cunningham
Director (CABARET): BT McNicholl
Choreographer (CABARET): Andrea Leigh
Director (GUYS AND DOLLS): Mark Madama
Choreographer (GUYS AND DOLLS): Mark Esposito
Choreographer (SISTER ACT): Robbie Roby
Director/Choreographer (A CHORUS LINE): Baayork Lee

OTHER DATES

CALLBACKS: Sunday, February 16th, 9am – 10pm (please be prepared to clear your schedule)

OTHER

Please visit https://www.pittsburghclo.org/about/clo-auditions for more info.
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

When Requesting Appointments:
Emailauditions@pittsburghclo.orgto reserve an audition appointment. Please provide the following in the body of your email:
1)Your full name
2) Your preferred phone number
3) Your AEA status (AEA, EMC, and non-eq are all welcome to audition)
4) Your preferred audition date (see “WHEN” above; note that Saturday, February 15th is reserved for non-local auditionees)
5) Singers: provide your preferred audition time (while we will do our best to accommodate your request, audition slots fill up quickly; please provide maximum availability)
6)Please attach a digital copy of your headshot and resume. You will STILL need to bring a hard copy of your headshot, resume, and audition application to auditions.

CABARET
Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Directed by BT McNicholl. Choreographed by Andrea Leigh. Music Director: James Cunningham.

First Reh. June 11, 2020. Opening Night June 19, 2020. Closing June 28, 2020.
seeking
EMCEE, KLUB GIRLS & BOYS: ROSIE, LULU, FRENCHIE, TEXAS, FRITZIE, HELGA, BOBBY, VICTOR, HANS, HERMAN; SALLY BOWLES, ERNST, CLIFF, FRAULEIN SCHNEIDER, FRAULEIN KOST, MAX, HERR SCHULTZ, OFFICER, SAILORS
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GUYS AND DOLLS
Book by Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows. Music & lyrics by Frank Loesser.
Directed by Mark Madama. Choreographed by Mark Esposito. Music Director: James Cunningham.

First Reh. July 2, 2020. Opening Night July 10, 2020. Closing July 19, 2020.
seeking
NICELY-NICELY JOHNSON; BENNY SOUTHWEST; RUSTY CHARLIE; SARAH BROWN; ARVIDE ABERNATHY; MEMBERS OF THE MISSION BAND: AGATHA, CALVIN, MARTHA; HARRY THE HORSE; LT. BRANNIGAN; NATHAN DETROIT; CRAP SHOOTERS; ANGIE THE OX; MISS ADELAIDE; SKY MASTERSON; JOEY BILTMORE; MIMI; GENERAL MATILDA B. CARTWRIGHT; BIG JULE; MASTER OF CEREMONIES; GIRL DANCERS: ALLISON, FERGUSON, VERNON; DRUNK ; WAITER
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SISTER ACT
Book by Bill & Cheri Steinkellner, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane.
Directed by Glenn Casale. Choreographed by Robbie Roby. Music Director: James Cunningham.

First Reh. July 13, 2020. Opening Night July 21, 2020. Closing July 26, 2020.*
*SISTER ACT will tour on an MSUA contract 8/3 – 8/23/2020.

DELORIS VAN CARTIER; MOTHER SUPERIOR; SISTER MARY ROBERT; SISTER MARY PATRICK; SISTER MARY LAZARUS; MONSIGNOR O'HARA; CURTIS; EDDIE; TJ; JOEY; PABLO; SISTER MARY MARTIN-OF-TOURS; SISTER MARY THERESA; MICHELLE; TINA; ERNIE; ENSEMBLE: NUNS, COP, HOOKER, BAR PATRON, WAITRESS, POOL PLAYER, 1st FEMALE BAR PATRON, DRAG QUEEN, HOMELESS PEOPLE, CAB DRIVER, NEWSCASTER, FANTASTY DANCERS
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A CHORUS LINE
Book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Edward Kleban.
Directed & Choreographed by Baayork Lee. Music Director: James Cunningham

First Reh. July 23, 2020. Opening Night July 31, 2020. Closing August 9, 2020.
seeking
A CHORUS LINE: ZACH; LARRY; CASSIE; SHEILA; VAL; DIANA; JUDY; KRISTINE; MAGGIE; BEBE; CONNIE; MIKE; RICHIE; DON; PAUL; MARK; GREG; BOBBY; AL; VICKI; TRICIA; LOIS; FRANK; BUTCH; ROY; TOM
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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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