RAGTIME - Norwalk, CT EPA|
Music Theatre of Connecticut
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2
PLEASE CONTACT ALEX AT 203-454-3883 OR EMAIL ADMIN@MUSICTHEATREOFCT.COM FOR APPOINTMENT
SPT $437 pending
Equity actor/singers for various roles for the opening production of the 2019-20 season - RAGTIME. Actors of color are STRONGLY encouraged to attend. Connecticut and Westchester talent a plus.
Please prepare a song from the contemporary musical theatre canon that is shows a strong legit sound while also acting driven. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled together. A monitor will be provided. Total audition time should not exceed 2 minutes.
Music Theatre of Connecticut
509 Westport Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
Free parking on site OR Metro-North New Haven Line to East Norwalk stop
RAGTIME: McNally/Ahrens/Flaherty; Kevin Connors, Director; Musical Director TBA
Present in the auditions will be Kevin Connors (director), Jim Schilling (MTC Managing Director) and Alex Mongillo (Administrative Manager)
RAGTIME rehearses September 12 - 26; Opens September 27, 2019 and runs Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm through October 13, 2019. All rehearsals and performances are at the theatre in Norwalk, CT. NYC actors' (who are cast) train travel via Metro North is paid by the theatre. Commute time is approx. 1hr 10 minutes one way.
Music Theatre of Connecticut, begnning its 33rd season in September, is located in a beautiful theatre center in Norwalk, CT. The company has won numerous "Best" awards and Connecticut Crtitics' Circle Award Nominations, including the prestigious Killen Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Theatre, joining Long Wharf, Hartford Stage and the Westport Playhouse.
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.
Sarah: African-American female. Late teens-early 20’s (lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff); requires high belting
Mother: Anglo-American female. 30+ (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) gentle, compassionate, optimistic; requires high belting
Sarah’s Friend: African-American female. 25-30. (Gospel lyric-soprano or alto range: low G to stratosphere scat top note
Emma Goldman: Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant female/Anarchist. 40+, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff)
Evelyn Nesbit: Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian performer. 18-25 (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff) dancer preferred.
Coalhouse Walker, Jr: African-American male. 25-35 (baritone with strong top range; range: Ab to G, with a sustained high F#). Intense dance; pianist; proud, confident, and stubborn.
Father: Anglo-American male. 40+ (baritone; range: B to E on staff) cautious; resistant to change
Tateh: Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant male. 40+, slight accent (tenor; range: Db to high F#) intelligent, passionate, creative
Mother’s Younger Brother: Anglo-American male. 20-25+ (tenor/baritone with strong top range: B to high F#) passionate anarchist; intense and high-strung
Grandfather (Mother’s father)/Henry Ford/JP Morgan: Anglo-American male. 55+ (some “speak-sung” lyrics, baritone) gruff & outspoken.
Harry Houdini: Hungarian Immigrant male/Magician/body-builder. 30+ (tenor; range: mid. C to high G), doubles as Willie Conklin: Fireman, racist, an antagonist who leads vandalism on Coalhouse’s car. Anglo-American male
Booker T. Washington: African-American male, distinguished. 45+ (some “speak-sung” lyrics, baritone)
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.