2014-08-06America/New_YorkAudition2014-08-06RUBICON 2014-15 SEASON **Updated** - Rubicon Theatre CompanyRUBICON 2014-15 SEASON **Updated** - Rubicon Theatre Company
Rubicon 14-15-LA ECC Singers/EPA(Music/Monologues) Rubicon Theatre Company | Ventura, CA
Date of Audition: 8/20/2014
Call Type Equity Chorus Time(s) Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Lunch is from1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Sign up begins at9:00 AM
Contract SPT SPT 8 - minimum $518/wk Location New Musicals, Inc(Academy for New Musical Theater) 5628 Vineland Avenue North Hollywood, CA 91601 Street Parking.
Seeking Actors to fulfill principal and chorus roles in our 2014/15 Season. Preparation 1 monologue & 1 short song, no more than 2 minutes total. Bring sheet music in the correct key with cuts clearly marked. No singing a cappella. Accompanist provided. If you wish to be considered for ensemble roles, please attend the dance call, as well. Bring 2 headshots & resumes, stapled together Other Dates The Last Five Years - Rehearses:December 28, 2014; Performs:January 21 to February 15, 2015 Blithe Spirit - Rehearses:May 5; Performs:May 27 to June 21, 2015 My Fair Lady - Rehearses:September 30; Performs:October 21 to November 15, 2015 Other Please do not call or email the theater regarding these auditions. Personnel Casting Director: Lisa Tyzzer Artistic Director Emeritus and Director of My Fair Lady: James O'Neil Choreographer: Caroleanne Marano Accompanist: Chris Kimbler
· A monitor will be provided. Appointments This ECC Singers call will be run as an EPA. Sign up begins at9:00 AM. Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
Please note that Actors local to Rubicon Theatre Company may submit their headshot and resume requesting a local audition appointment. Please send to Lisa Tyzzer: Casting Director, Rubicon Theatre Company - 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001.
THE LAST FIVE YEARS Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Directed by Peter Schneider Musical Direction by Michael Reno
Rehearses fromDecember 28, 2015 Performs fromJanuary 21 to February 15, 2015
Jamie Wellerstein, an attractive and slightly neurotic novelist and Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring actress who is his “shiksa goddess,” meet, are drawn together and then pulled apart by circumstances and choices. This compelling contemporary musical, which boasts a thrilling pop rock score by Jason Robert Brown (Songs for a New World), takes us backward and forward in time through the joys and sorrows of young love. SEEKING:
Jamie Wellerstein (Male / 23 yrs to 30 yrs) Character arcs from an ambitious guy on a promising first date with a dazzling career to someone who is blinded by success and ego. He is very lovable, yet makes unintentional choices that sabotages his own happiness. Vocal range: A2 - Bb4.
Cathy Hiatt (Female / 23 yrs to 30 yrs) Character arcs from an ambitious, fresh-faced girl in a new relationship to a woman stunned by a betrayal and a divorce that she is only beginning to understand. Vocal range: F3 - D#5 _____________________________________________________________________________________
BLITHE SPIRIT By Noel Coward Directed by David Gilmore
Rehearses fromMay 5, 2015 Performs fromMay 27 to June 21, 2015
In this hilarious comedy by Noël Coward, a cynical writer doing research invites an eccentric clairvoyant to his home to conduct a séance. But the plot thickens when he finds himself haunted by the ghost of his beautiful and petulant first wife. David Gilmore, who has directed more than a dozen productions in London’s West End, makes his Rubicon debut with this production.
Ruth Condomine A smart looking woman, Ruth is the wife of Charles. She is a bit jealous of Charles' relationship with his first wife. Mid 30s.
Charles Condomine Charles is an intelligent and urbane English novelist. He’s the husband of Ruth Condomine and deceased first wife, Elvira. 40s.
Dr. Bradman A pleasant-looking middle-aged man, Dr. Bradman is a friend of the Condomines. 40s to 50s.
Mrs. Bradman The wife of Dr. Bradman, Mrs. Bradman is middle-aged and a bit faded. 40s to 50s.
Madame Arcati A middle-aged spiritualist, Madame Arcati is a striking woman. She is not too extravagant but has a definite bias toward the barbaric. Late 40s to early 60s.
Elvira Charles Condomine's deceased first wife, Elvira returns as a ghost with a goal. In the process, she makes Charles' and Ruth's lives very complicated. 30s.
Edith The Condomine's maid. Edith is always in a hurry. _____________________________________________________________________________________
MY FAIR LADY Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner Music by Frederick Loewe Directed by James O’Neil
Rehearses fromSeptember 30, 2015 Performs fromOctober 21 to November 15, 2015
This intimate, chamber version of the legendary Lerner and Loewe classic follows the transformation of Professor Henry Higgins, an arrogant and attractive phonetician who makes a bet that he can transform a “deliciously low” flower girl (Eliza Doolittle) into a lady by teaching her to speak more beautifully. The magnificent score includes “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.” Director James O’Neil returns to the source material to explore the Shavian themes of class struggle, social reform and women’s rights.
Eliza Doolittle A young, cockney, flower girl, who’s potential to become a ‘lady’ becomes the subject of a bet between Professor Higgins and Colonel Pickering. 20s. Soprano.
Professor Henry Higgins British, upper-class, professional bachelor. World-famous phonetics expert. Late 30s to 50s. Baritone.
Colonel Pickering Retired British officer and colleague of Professor Higgins. Mid 40s to 60s. Baritone.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill Upper-class young man who becomes completely smitten with Eliza. 20s to 30s. Tenor/Baritione.
Alfred P. Doolittle Eliza’s father. A vigorous dustman. 40s to 50s. Baritone.
Mrs. Higgins Professor Higgins’ long-suffering mother. 60s to early 70s. Alto.
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill A friend of Mrs. Higgins’ and Freddy’s mother. 40s to 50s. Soprano.
Mrs. Pearce Professor Higgins’ Housekeeper. 40s to 60s. Alto.
Professor Zoltan Karpathy and Ensemble roles A bearded Hungarian. Former phonetics student of Professor Higgins. Baritone. 30s to 50s.
Ensemble roles: All ensemble roles require actor to be an accomplished singer and dancer, with the ability to play multiple ensemble roles. 18-50s.
ABOUT RUBICON THEATRE COMPANY Rubicon Theatre Company is a not-for-profit, professional regional theatre company whose mission is to entertain, enrich and educate the region’s residents and visitors through the production of innovative professional theatrical productions, festivals, special events and education programs. It was the first professional theatre company in Ventura County. Now approaching its 17th Season, Rubicon is regarded as the county’s premiere stage company and is the largest arts organization in the City of Ventura with a current annual budget of just over $2 million. The company has sold more than 370,000 tickets, has a subscriber base of approximately 2,000 and has had an accumulative economic impact on the community of over $42 million. In-keeping with its mission ‘to entertain, enrich and educate’, it has served over 42,000 students through its education outreach arm and has provided area residents and visitors with more than 110 main-stage productions of classic and contemporary dramas, comedies and musicals as well as new works. Rubicon has won numerous regional and national awards including a prestigious Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Revue”, the L.A. Drama Critics’ Circle Margaret Harford Award for “Sustained Excellence”, 15 Ovation Awards and the Ventura Chamber of Commerce’s Poinsettia Award for Non-Profit of the Year.