NASHVILLE CHILDREN'S THEATRE 2019-20 SEASON - Nashville Children's Theatre Auditions

Posted: March 8, 2019

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Nashville Children's Theatre 2019-20 Season - Nashville, TN EPA By Appt.
Nashville Children's Theatre

AUDITION DATES
Tue, Mar 26, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (CST)

Wed, Mar 27, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (CST)

APPOINTMENTS
To sign up for an appointment, please email NCT's casting address at casting@nashvillect.org. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits. Please note that no appointments will be scheduled after 5:00pm on Tuesday, March 26 and Wednesday, March 27 to ensure that all Equity members will be seen.

CONTRACT
TYA TYA Scale (as of 6/26/18): Actor: $512.25/week; Actor/A.S.M.: $535.25/week; 1st A.S.M: $542.75/week; SM 682.00/week. 2019 rates pending

SEEKING
Adult Equity Actors 18+ for various roles. Local Nashville area actors are strongly encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION
Prepare two contrasting monologues together totaling no more than three (3) minutes. To be considered for any musicals, prepare 16 bars of a show tune with sheet music in the desired key and include the 16 bars within your three minute audition time. Please make sure to bring your book in case you are asked to sing an additional song. Please bring a current headshot and resume.

LOCATION
Nashville Children's Theatre
25 Middleton St
Nashville, TN 37210-2040
Copeland Rehearsal Hall (turn on Middleton Street off 2nd Ave)

PERSONNEL
Company Stage Manager: Daniel Brewer

OTHER
If you do not have email access, you may request information about appointments by leaving a message and your phone number at 615.252.4668. However, please note that you can only sign up for an appointment by following the instructions to our online audition appointment platform. Full and fair casting consideration will be given to ethnic minorities, women, seniors and actors with disabilities.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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
NCT hires ADULT professional actors. Equity actors local to the Nashville area are strongly encouraged to audition.
Equity actors must show their valid membership cards.

Each production will include an Actor/ASM - description of duties: assist being on book, assist stage manager set up rehearsal set pieces & props, and assist with monitoring breaks in rehearsal. A Stand-Alone ASM will be hired for RETURN TO SENDER and AUNTIE CLAUS.
2019-2020 Season includes:

ITSY BITSY SPIDER
Created by Ernie Nolan
Director: Ernie Nolan
Rehearsals: July 29 - Aug. 9, 2019, Run: Aug. 10 – Oct. 6, 2019.
Seeking:
Actor #1-
Actor #2-

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RETURN TO SENDER
Based on the novel by Julia Alvarez
Adapted by Marisela Trevino Orta
Director: Crystal Manich
Rehearsals: Sept. 23-Oct. 10, 2019, Run: Oct 10 – Oct. 27, 2019.
Seeking:
Mari- (Actor 18+ to play) Eleven-year-old girl. Mexican

Tyler- (Actor 18+ to play) Eleven-year-old boy. American. White

Luby- (Actor 18+ to play) Five-year-old girl. Mexican American.

Ofie- (Actor 18+ to play) Seven-year-old girl. Mexican American.

Grandma Paquette- 70’s. American. White.

Mrs. Paquette- 40’s. American. White.

Mr. Paquette/Ronnie- 40’s. American. White.

Mr. Cruz- 30’s. Mexican.

Tio Felipe/ICE Agent 3/Smuggler 1- Early 20’s. Mexican.

Mrs. Cruz- Late 20’s. Mexican.

Mr. Calhoun/Mr. Bicknell/ICE Agent 1- 30’s. American. Any ethnicity.

Mr. Rossetti/Mr. O’Goody/ICE Agent 2/Clayton- 70’s. American of Italian descent.
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AUNTIE CLAUS
Based on the book by Elise Primavera
Music by Zina Goldrich
Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Directed by: Ernie Nolan
Choreographed by: Ernie Nolan
Music Director: David Weinstein
Rehearsals: Oct. 23-25 (TBD) – Nov.14, 2019, Run: Nov. 14 – Dec. 29, 2019.
Seeking:
Sophie Kringle-
Auntie Claus-
Actor #3-
Actor #4-
Actor #5-
Actor #6-
Actor #7-
Actor #8-
Actor #9-
Actor #10-
Actor #12-
Actor #13-
Actor #14-
Actor #15-
Actor #16-
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SECRET SOLDIERS: CIVIL WAR HEROINES IN DISGUISE
By Wendy Lement
Director: Ernie Nolan
Rehearsals: Dec. 30 - Jan.16, 2020, Run: Jan. 16-Feb. 3, 2020.
Seeking:
Joseph O. Cassell (29th Connecticut Infantry)-

Dr. William Hire-

Sarah Wakeman (Alias Private Lyon Wakeman, 153rd New York State Volunteers)-

Nurse Bartlett/Celeste (Sarah Wakeman’s sister)/Sarah Emma Edmonds (alias Franklin Thompson, 2nd Michigan Infantry Regiment)-

Nurse Hughes/Harriet Tubman/Mary Lewis (alias Private William Kemp, 29th Connecticut Infantry)/Barmaid-

Nurse Jacobs/Lois (Sarah Wakeman’s Sister)/Loretta Janeta Velazquez (alias ajor Harry T. Buford – Arkansas Regiment, Confederacy)-

Newspaper Report #2/Private Floyd Matthews (fictional soldier)/Sgt. William Austin (Wakeman’s childhood friend)-

Newspaper Report #1/Army Doctor/Private Perry Wilder (Wakeman’s cousin)/Maj. Edwin P. Davis (153rd New York State Volunteers)-
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TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
Created by Ernie Nolan
Director: Ernie Nolan
Rehearsals: Feb. 25 – Mar. 7, 2020, Run: Mar. 7 – May 3, 2020.
Seeking:
Actor #1-
Actor #2-

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Additional Lyrics and Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Director: Rosemary Newcott
Music Director: David Weinstein
Rehearsals: Jan. 29-31 (TBD) - Feb. 3 - 20, 2020, Run: Feb. 20 – Mar. 15, 2020.
Seeking:
Christian Anderson-

Headmistress Thagar/Sea Witch-

Hans Anderson/Gregors/King-

Anne Marie Anderson/Mrs. Madsen-

Princess Vilhelmina/Match Seller/Nurse-

Princess Caroline/Ariel-

Guilder/Royal Guard/Chimney Sweep (Einar)-

Crantz/News Boy (Marcario)/Gerda-
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PETE THE CAT
Book and Lyrics by Sarah Hammond
Music by Will Aaronson
Based on the Pete the Cat series of books by Kimberly and James Dean
Director: Abe Reybold
Music Director: David Weinstein
Rehearsals: Mar. 18-20 (TBD) – Apr. 8, 2020, Run: Apr. 9 – May 17, 2020.
Seeking:
Pete the Cat- A super rocking cat who lives in a VW Bus. Goes with the flow.

Jimmy Biddle- A very put-together second grader. He likes to prepare and tends to overthink things.

Olive Biddle- His rambunctious sister. Pre-K. She just loves everyone and everything.

Mom- Jimmy’s nervous mom. Secretly, a rock star.

Dad- Jimmy’s nervous dad. Secretly, a rock star.

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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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