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THE KARATE KID - Developmental Agreement Auditions

Posted: July 7, 2021

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THE KARATE KID - EQUITY VIDEO SUBMISSIONS (CHORUS)

The Karate Kid Musical LLC
SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: Singers,please prepare a VIDEO of you singing an80s pop/rock song of your own in the style ofthe show or any of the songs in the folder (seebelow) that best suit your voice. To submit
your tape for the singer’s call, please fill outthis form:https://tinyurl.com/TheKarateKidECCSinger.

Dancers, please prepare a VIDEO of youdancing the combination provided by thechoreographers labeled ENSEMBLE -DANCE. To submit your tape for the dancer’scall, please fill out this form:https://tinyurl.com/TheKarateKidECCDancer.

Sheet music, accompaniment tracks andchoreography video can be downloaded at the
following link:https://tinyurl.com/TKKEquityMaterials.

CONTRACT
Development Agreement $1300 weekly minimum

SEEKING
Equity actors for chorus parts in THE KARATE KID (see breakdown).

The producers, creative team and casting team are committed to an equitable, inclusive, and accessible casting process for The Karate Kid. We are seeking people of all races, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, abilities, and gender identities to audition. As this is a work session, the current draft will go through many revisions and ultimately who we cast will reflect those changes. The breakdown and vocal ranges below refer to the characters as they are currently written and are not meant to limit the actors we're looking to cast in the roles.

PERSONNEL
Produced By: Jack Lane and Gorgeous Entertainment – Kumiko Yoshii & Brendan Walsh
Directed By: Amon Miyamoto
Music and Lyrics By: Drew Gasparini
Book By: Robert Kamen
Choreographed By: Keone Madrid & Mari Madrid
General Manager: Foresight Theatrical
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting/Tara Rubin, CSA & Xavier Rubiano, CSA

Viewing auditions:
Singers - Drew Gasparini (composer) and Xavier Rubiano, CSA
Dancers - Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid (choreographers) and Xavier Rubiano, CSA

OTHER DATES
Work Session Dates:
Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 – Friday, October 1st, 2021

Pre-Broadway Regional Tryout – Spring 2022

OTHER
The producers, creative team and casting team are committed to an equitable, inclusive, and accessible casting process for The Karate Kid. We are seeking people of all races, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, abilities, and gender identities to audition. As this is a work session, the current draft will go through many revisions and ultimately who we cast will reflect those changes. The breakdown and vocal ranges below refer to the characters as they are currently written and are not meant to l
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
ALI’S DAD/ANCESTOR/ENSEMBLE: he/him. 30s – 40s. This character is South Asian. Ali’s Dad is an affluent member of the community who likes to host extravagant parties. Oblivious to his daughter’s struggles, he is more focused on his image and status. Will also be a part of THE ANCESTORS and ENSEMBLE.
THE ANCESTORS: he/him/she/her/they/them. The ensemble can be Black, Indigenous, API, Latine, or MENASA. Five dancers who represent the tradition of karate passed down through the Miyagi family. They are the conduit between the action on stage and the eternal life force of the world, between the world of the human characters and the world of nature. They watch the drama of the story unfold and push it forward with a light touch, breathing life and magic into everyday moments. Strong pop/rock vocalists & mixers. Bass/Bari: Down to a F2 || Tenors up to a Bb || Alto/Mezz to C5 || Soprano up to F5
ENSEMBLE: he/him/she/her/they/them. The ensemble can be Black, Indigenous, White, API, Latine, Mixed or MENASA. Charismatic singers and fit dancers for Keone and Mari’s contemporary choreography. Ensemble will play various roles including lively California residents, parents, teachers, karate students and tournament spectators. Strong pop/rock vocalists & mixers. Bass/Bari: Down to a F2 || Tenors up to a Bb || Alto/Mezz to C5 || Soprano up to F5


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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