SING STREET - New York Theatre Workshop Auditions

Posted: June 8, 2019

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SING STREET - CHICAGO OPEN CALL

New York Theatre Workshop

AUDITION DATE
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
10:00 am (CDT)

APPOINTMENTS
OPEN CALL SIGN UP @ 9:00 AM

CONTRACT
Off BroadwayA $880 per week inclusive of the 1.5% media fee

SEEKING
Male and Female Actor/Singer/Musicians, 16-20 years-old. Must be proficient on any of the following instruments: piano, guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, string instruments.

PREPARATION
Prepare a short song to sing and accompany yourself on your instrument of choice. A piano will be the only instrument provided. Bring a headshot and resume. You may be asked to return for a callback on Saturday, June 15th.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity Association - Chicago Member Center
557 W Randolph St
1st Fl
Chicago, IL 60661
DIAL 011 FOR ENTRY

PERSONNEL
Produced by New York Theatre Workshop
Book by Enda Walsh
Music and Lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Choreographed by Sonya Tayeh
Casting by Tara Rubin Casting
Based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney

Expected at audition: Tara Rubin, Casting Director

OTHER DATES
AEA STAGED READING: 7/29/19 - 8/26/19
NYTW PRODUCTION: 1st Rehearsal: 10/22/19; 1st Preview: 11/27/19; Opening Night: 12/16/19; Closing: 1/26/20

OTHER
About The Show: Dublin, 1985. Everyone is out of work. Thousands are seeking bluer skies across the Irish Sea. Sixteen-year-old Conor and his schoolmates turn to music to escape troubles at home and impress a mysterious girl. With a score that embraces the new wave sounds of the era, Sing Street celebrates the thrill of first love and the power of music. Based on the indie hit motion picture
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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
Please Note
We are most interested in authentic, grounded, natural actor/singers.
Open to various levels of instrumental ability, especially with adult roles.
Extremely interested in actors of all ethnicities.
Transgender & gender non-conforming actors encouraged to attend.
Seeking
Role 1 (16/m) Part romantic and part punk. Sensitive & open, with a rebellious streak. Full of natural confidence & charisma. Plays guitar/electric guitar. Tenor.

Role 2 (18/f) Her exterior is incredibly cool and confident, which masks the complicated, vulnerable, damaged girl underneath. Plays Guitar or piano.

Role 3 (21/m) Stoner brother. Intelligent and charismatic with an incredible passion for music, but stuck. Plays guitar.

Role 4 (18/f) The ‘brains’ of the family. Stoic and strong. Under immense pressure to succeed. Plays guitar or piano or string instrument.

Role 5 (16/m) Gawky, nerdy school mate. A go getter and problem solver. Plays guitar/bass guitar or piano or drums or string instrument.

Role 6 (16/m) A musical prodigy, hampered by anxiety and a lack of confidence. Plays multiple instruments, including guitar/bass guitar and piano.

Role 7 (16/m) Violent school bully, with a complicated home life. A tough exterior covering something painful. Plays piano.

Role 8 (16/m) A cocky, confident show off. Plays piano.

Role 9 (18-21/m) Dim, but sweet and enthusiastic. Plays Drum kit.

Role 10 (16/m) A bit odd, but well meaning & excitable. Plays bass guitar.

Role 11 (L40’s-50’s/m) Unhappily married, worn down and financially strapped. Prone to angry outbursts as he loses control of his own household. Plays basic piano or guitar.

Role 12 (L40’s-50’s/f) A dreamer whose dreams never came true. Unhappily married and financially strapped, she looks outside her marriage to find connection. Plays basic piano or guitar or string instrument.

Role 13 (L40’s-50’s/f) A supportive mother. Working class. An artist at heart. Funny and tough. Plays basic piano.

Role 14 (40’s-60’s/m) Consumed by maintaining status and control. A boiling pot of rage. No singing or instruments required.
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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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