TUACAHN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 2020 SEASON - Tuacahn Center for the Arts Auditions

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TUACAHN CENTER FOR THE ARTS 2020 - NYC APPOINTMENTS

Tuacahn Center for the Arts

APPOINTMENTS

NYC Appointment Only Auditions to be held on an upcoming date TBD.

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep $1064.00. Travel to and from Utah plus shared housing and shared cars

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA members only for various roles in the season. See breakdown.

Tuacahn Center for the Performing Arts encourages and actively seeks actors of all Ethnicities and Nationalities and Gender Identities in their 3 show 2020 summer season.

INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, mail picture and resume ASAP. Deadline for receipt is Jan 15

SUBMIT TO

Wojcik|Seay Casting
247 West 38th Street, 10th floor
Tuacahn NYC LORT
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL

Scott S Anderson – Artistic Director
Shari Jordan – Asst Artistic Producer/Casting Coordinator
Wojcik | Seay Casting

OTHER

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 submit.

BREAKDOWN

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Director Michael Heitzman
Choreographer Robbie Roby
Rehearsal April 8, 2020
Opens June 5, 2020
Closes October 23, 2020
BELLE - Female, 20-25 yrs old. Contemporary Soprano with strong mix/belt. Range: E3 - F5A. A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life.
BEAST- Male, 25-40 yrs old. Tall and physically imposing. Range: A2 – F4. A Prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior.
GASTON - Male, 25-40 yrs old. Range: A2 - E4. The egotistical, ultra-masculine, villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet can also be charming and earnest. Must be physically imposing. Must move/dance well.
LEFOU - Male, 25-35 yrs old. Range: B2 - F#4. Tumbling/acrobatics a plus. Must be able to move/dance. Physical humor/prat falls as must for this role. Gaston’s bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.
MAURICE - Male, 55-65 yrs old. Range: Bb2 – Db4. Belle’s loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world.
COGSWORTH - Male, 40-55 yrs old. Range: A2 - E4. A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast’s household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough.
LUMIERE - Male, 35-45 yrs old. Range: F#2 - F#4. A suave, debonair, enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant. Must move well. French accent/dialect necessary.
MRS. POTTS - Female, 45-55 yrs old. Warm mezzo soprano. Range: F#3 - G5. A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful.
BABETTE - Female, 25-35 yrs old. Range: C4 - F5. Must move well/dance. A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere's affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid.
MADAME DE LA GRANDE BOUCHE - Female, 40-55 yrs old. Operatic Soprano. Range: C#4 - D5. A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality.
MONSIEUR D'ARQUE - Male, 35-55 yrs old. Range: D3 - A4. The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle.
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ANNIE
Director/Choreographer Mara Newberry Greer
Rehearsal begin April 10, 2020
Opens June 6, 2020
Closes October 24,2020
ANNIE - Female child. Bright, Strong Belt, A3-D5. Dynamic personality. Annie is an 11 years old girl and is a complex, tough, streetwise urchin who is surprisingly vulnerable when she thinks she might lose what has become most important to her: her newfound "family." Seeking an excellent actress who can act motherly, independent, overwhelmed and hopeful.

OLIVER WARBUCKS - Male, 40s/50s. Warm baritone/ A2-F4. Oliver Warbucks is the daunting millionaire who made his fortune during World War I as an industrialist. Must appear middle-aged, self-assured, confident and gently authoritative. Warbucks is awkwardly affectionate toward Annie at the start and then finds himself completely charmed by her.

MISS HANNIGAN - Female, 30s/40s. Character Belt/ Bb3-F#5. Strong Mover. Miss Hannigan is a definite "has-been." Her distaste for her job should ooze from every line she delivers. Seeking a strong actress with excellent comic timing. She must have a strong versatile singing voice and be able to create a character that is larger than life. Strong Mover.

ROOSTER HANNIGAN - Male 30s/40s. Character Belt/B2-F#4. Strong Mover. Rooster Hannigan is Miss Hannigan's swindling brother. He is flashy, self-assured and the "smooth gambler" type.

LILY ST. REGIS - Female, 20s/30s. Character Belt/Bb3-F#5. Strong Mover. Lily St. Regis is the sleazy girlfriend of Rooster. She is naturally funny, has a good sense of timing and is a strong singer.

GRACE FARRELL - Female, 20s/30s. Soprano Mix/D4-C5. Grace Farrell is Oliver Warbucks's calm, cool and classy secretary. She appears business-like when dealing with Miss Hannigan and Warbucks, yet maternal toward Annie. Always appears "in control;" she is sophisticated, likable, sweet and confident.

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - Male 50s/60s. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is enlisted by Oliver Warbucks to help locate Annie's parents. He will be pushed onstage in a wheelchair and delivers a momentous line about "A New Deal!" Seeking an excellent actor.
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THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
Director Scott Anderson
Associate Director/Choreographer Peggy Hickey
Rehearsals begin on /about June 18, 2020
Opens July 25, 2020
Closes October 22, 2020
EDMOND DANTES/THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO - Male, 25+. Character ages from 25 to 45 years old. Most of role lives in the older age listed. Bari-tenor, A to A. Any ethnicity. Leading Man with a pop/rock sensibility. Born Edmond Dantès, The Count of Monte Cristo will use this alias in his pursuit of revenge on his enemies; he is twenty-five years old and naive at the beginning of the story and will be betrayed by his enemies, Mondego, Danglars, and Villefort; he will be forced to spend 18 years of his life in prison; when he finally escapes, Edmond is a new man, set on vengeance, who will systematically punish each one of the people he considers evil

MERCEDES - Female, 22-30+. Character ages from 17 to 37. Most of role lives in the older age of the character. Any ethnicity. Vocally must have a HUGE Belt sound and a palette of pop colors to employ. Belt/mix from G to E. Originally a 22-year-old Catalan and Dantès’ fiancée at the beginning of the story, she will be an unwilling dupe in Dantès’ betrayal and will eventually marry Mondego, one of Dantès’ childhood friends and betrayers whose actions are prompted by his desire to have her.
MONDEGO - Male 25+. Character ages from mid 20s to mid 40’s. Most of role lives in the older age of the character. Vocally a high baritone, A to G#. Any ethnicity.Originally a 25 + year-old Catalan in love with Mercedes, he will conspire with Danglars to denounce Dantès as a traitor to the Republic in order to gain Mercedes' love for himself; he will eventually marry Mercedes and become a rich Count in Paris, but will grow bored and abusive of Mercedes.

ABBE FARIA - Male 45+. Vocally a Baritone to F#. Any ethnicity.He becomes Edmond Dantès' friend while they are in prison; a comic; he will teach Dantès about God, providence, patience, education and learning, hope and strength; he will serve as Dantès' major inspiration and will influence the man that Dantès will become; although he dies in prison, he tells Dantès where to find a magnificent treasure, hidden on the Island of Monte Cristo.

LOUIS DANTES - Male 40+. Vocally Baritone, B to D#. Any ethnicity.Dantès' father, he will die in poverty soon after Dantès is imprisoned.

DANGLARS - Male 25+. Vocally a bari/tenor - A flat to G. Any ethnicity.Character ages from mid 20s to mid 40s. Most of the role lives in the older age of the character. Originally the Ship’s Purser on the same ship as Dantès. His jealousy of Dantès' sudden good fortune and rise in position will prompt him to entice Mondego to join him in framing Dantès as a traitor to the Republic. He is a man without scruples capable of the darkest deeds.

VILLEFORT - Male, 25+. Character ages from mid 20s to mid 40s. Most of the role lives in the older age of the character. Vocally, a “Javert-type” with a darker tone but a strong upper register from B flat to G (optional B flat). Any ethnicity.A staunch royalist, and a public prosecutor with heavy ambitions at the outset of the story, when he is about 27 years of age; he will betray Edmond and have him thrown in jail in order to secure his own ambition: to be a prosecutor and magistrate.
LOUISA VAMPA - Female, 25+. Vocally B flat to F#. African American, Latinx, Asian preferred — but can be any ethnicity. The leader of the Italian bandits, she is a friend of the Count of Monte Cristo; among other things she helps him win Albert's favor by capturing him at the Count's wishes; a sexy pirate queen; a great fighter.

JACOPO - Male, 25+. Vocally a Tenor with a range from C# to A — emphasis on Acting. Any ethnicity.Prototype: Luis Guzman. The smuggler who saves Dantès from the sea; he recovers the treasure with Dantès; Jacopo later becomes Dantès'/Monte Cristo's manservant and friend; must be a great fighter.

M. MORREL - Male, 40+. Vocally a Baritone with a range from B to F. Any ethnicity.Dantès' employer and the owner of the Pharaon; he has a thriving shipping business called "Morrel & Son" at the beginning of the story, but over the course of the years he will become ruined. He is one of the "good" characters in the story, he will be rewarded for his friendship and goodness by Dantès.

ALBERT MONDEGO - Male, 18+. Vocally a Tenor or Baritone to an E. Any ethnicity.Age 18. The son of Mercedes and Edmond but raised by Mondego. Through his friendship with Monte Cristo and his discovery of the betrayals of his father, he and his mother will set out to make a new name for themselves free from the taint of his Mondego’s past.
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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 submit.

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