THE SOUND OF MUSIC **CANCELLED** - North Carolina Theatre Auditions

Posted: March 15, 2020

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC– NYC EPA

North Carolina Theatre

CANCELLED
**Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. They anticipate rescheduling the auditions at some point in the near future.**


AUDITION DATE

Tue, Apr 07, 2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

LOA Weekly minimum $800


SEEKING

Equity actor/singers for principal roles. See breakdown.

The SM positions has already been filled.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a brief traditional musical theater song from the show or in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, in the correct key, as an accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL

Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Book: Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Producing Artistic Director/Director: Eric Woodall
Music Director: Edward G. Robinson
Choreographer: Robin Levine

OTHER DATES

July 13th—August 2nd, 2020
First rehearsal July 13th, 2020. Rehearses at NC Theatre Studios and Raleigh Memorial Auditorium.
Runs July 28th--August 2nd, 2020 in Raleigh, NC at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.


OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
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

SEEKING :

MARIA RAINER -20 to 30 years old, female. Spirited, passionate and charming, though occasionally filled with self doubt, caring and committed; chest mix with strong head voice; principal.

CAPTAIN VON TRAPP -30 to 50 years old, male. Strong actor, commanding presence, retired naval officer and proud Austrian. Highly organized and regimented, efficient and smart; baritone; principal.

ELSA SCHRAEDER -30 to 50 years old, female. A wealthy widow, she is sophisticated, charming and clever; legit-mezzo range; A-E below high C; principal.

MAX DETWEILLER -40 to 60 years old, male. Witty and clever impresario who can be charmingly pushy when pursuing what he wants; strong character actor with good sense of comedy; baritone; principal.

MOTHER ABBESS- 40 to 60 years old, female. Wise, kind and strong; powerful chest and head voice; mezzo or soprano (B-Ab); principal.

LIESL VON TRAPP- Female, 18+ to play a 16 year old. A teen on the verge of womanhood; innocent, naive, and initially infatuated with Rolf. Chest mix with a head voice (low G-F#) and comfortable with dance; principal.

ROLF GRUBER -Male, 18+ to play 17 year old Epitome of clean cut, athletic German youth; self important but pleasant, he can be somewhat aggressive; lyric baritone; must be a comfortable with dance; principal.
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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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