SURFLIGHT THEATRE 2019 SEASON - Surflight Theatre Auditions

Posted: February 15, 2019

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Surflight Theatre 2019 Season - Beach Haven, NJ EPA
Ocean Professional Theatre Company

AUDITION DATES
Sat, Mar 09, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
1/2 hour lunch break tbd

Sun, Mar 10, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
1/2 hour lunch break tbd

APPOINTMENTS
No appointments. Actors seen on first come first seen basis.

CONTRACT
LOA LOA ref to CORST $452 minimum

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles in the 2019 Season. See breakdown.

Surflight is required to hire one AEA PSM and one AEA ASM. Both positions are open. (see separate notice on Casting Call for submission info)

PREPARATION
Please bring Picture and resume and Music of your choice appropriate to the season. If auditioning for the plays only please bring a monologue of your choice. An accompanist will be provided.

Also bring clothes appropriate for movement or dance call including tap shoes if you tap.

LOCATION
Surflight Theatre
201 Engleside Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008-1764

PERSONNEL
Steve Steiner: Producing Artistic Director
Paula Sloan: General Manager
Nicholas Kaminski: Resident Music Director

OTHER
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
Note: Surflight is Resident Stock and we are mainly seeking actors who are interested in committing to several consecutive shows when possible. All roles open.

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn
Director/Choreographer Paula Hammons Sloan
Musical Director: Nicholas Kaminski
1st rehearsal 5/22
Opens 6/6
Closes 6/23
Seeking

Jim Hardy, 30s – a performer and singer/songwriter eager to leave showbiz behind for a simpler life on a farm (Lyric baritone, Strong dancer with tap)

Ted Hanover: 30s – Jim’s best friend and performing partner; a charming ladies’ man looking for his big break (Lyric baritone, advanced dancer with partnering and advanced tap)

Lila Dixon, 30s – a determined performer and Jim’s mismatched fiancé (high belt, advanced dancer with advanced tap)
Danny, 30s-50s – Jim, Ted and Lila’s agent (Mover, Character actor singer).

Linda Mason, 30s – a school teacher with the hidden talents of a singer and dancer (belt/mix, strong mover with tap)

Louise, 30s-50s – the local ‘fix-it’ woman, tough, no nonsense, extremely perceptive (Broadway belt and strong mover)
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Flashdance the Musical
Director Elizabeth Lucas
Choreographer Michael Blackmon Ham
Musical Director: Nicholas Kaminski
1st rehearsal 6/7
Opens 6/25
Closes 7/14
seeking
Nick (30’s to 40’s) Handsome, powerful, in charge. Strong pop singer to G,

Alex (20s) Gorgeous strong, exceptional dancer, strong pop belt voice, Bb below C, belt to high D
Harry (30s-60s) Warm, gruff, curmudgeonly Character Singer

Jimmy (20s) Strong op singer, high baritenor to G.

Hannah (50-70) Character belt, Beautiful presence and sensibility of a former professional ballet dancer.

Louise (30s-50s) Ensemble Singing.

C.C. (30s-40s) The sleazy proprietor of The Chameleon Club. Strong pop

Kiki (20’s)– Alex’s female club dancer friend, strong belt with pop/R&B, riff to D

Tess (30’s)– Alex’s female outstanding dancer friend, strong low rock sound

Gloria – Alex’s waitress “wanna be” dancer female best friend , strong low chest voice (Bb below C) to high Db.
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Mamma Mia
Director/Choreographer Paula Hammons Sloan
Musical Director: Nicholas Kaminski
1st rehearsal 6/26
Opens 7/16
Closes 8/4
seeking
Donna (late 30’s – 50)

Tanya (late 30’s – 50)

Rosie (late 30’s – 50)

Sophie (20s)

Sam (late 30’s – 50)

Harry (late 30’s – 50)

Bill (late 30’s – 50)

Sky (20s)

Piper (20s)
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Roald Dahl’s Matilda
Director Karen Babcock
Choreographer Elizabeth Troxler
Musical Director: Nicholas Kaminski
1st rehearsal 7/17
Opens 8/6
Closes 8/25
Miss Trunchball (male actor playing female)

Miss Honey

Matilda (Child)

Lavender (Child)

Mrs. Wormwood

Mr Wormwood

Doctor

Bruce (Child)
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Ain’t Misbehavin’
Director/Choreographer Gerry McIntyre
1st rehearsal 8/7
Opens 8/27
Closes 9/8
All characters are African American. All roles move/dance very well, tap a plus)
André (25 to 45) Vocal range top: E6 Vocal range bottom: G2

Armelia (25 to 45) Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: G3

Charlaine 18 to 25 Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Ken –(25 to 45) Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: D3

Nell –(30 to 45) Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: F3
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Boynton Beach Club
Book Susan Seidelman, Music Ned Ginsburg, Lyrics Michael Colby & Cornelia Ravenal
Director: Karen Carpenter
1st rehearsal 8/28
Opens 9/11
Closes 9/22

This romantic musical comedy is set in an “Adult Community” in Boynton Beach Florida where six South Florida seniors who, after the death of their spouses, become friends at a bereavement support group and explore the changed world of dating and Act II of their lives. The Musical shows the infinite possibilities of life over 50. Based on the movie of the same name.

LOIS PAULSON: an attractive, vivacious, blonde of 60. Optimistic by nature, despite recent romantic disappointments. A successful interior decorator who is proud of her good taste and sense of style. Must have powerful, mezzo voice with a large range (low and high, using both belt and head voice.)
JACK GOODMAN: a widower in his mid 60s; old-fashioned, gentlemanly and shy. Could be a little out of shape. After 38 years of marriage, he is having a hard time suddenly adjusting to life alone, but making an effort to get out of the house and make new friends. Kind, attractive, although a bit out of shape. Strong baritone voice.
MARILYN CARTER: a traditional homemaker who had a very close relationship with her recently deceased husband, MARTY. She’s still reeling from his sudden death. Full figured, plain speaking. Over the course of the show, she blossoms into an independent, strong and confident woman. Alto or mezzo with a solid belt. Must be a strong singer.
HARRY FANELLI: a "hip" guy of 70. Self-assured and cocky, with a thick head of hair that he is very proud of. In his high school days he played in a rock n’ roll band and still thinks of himself as a chick magnet. A good dancer, singer and comic actor; high baritone preferred.
DONALD BEST: handsome, charming. 45 - 50. Lois’s new “younger” boyfriend. Exudes confidence, sophistication and charisma, but somewhat secretive about his past. Baritone or 2nd tenor voice, with a cutting edge.
SANDY WILLS: an elegant and attractive woman with an air of insecurity and an eagerness to please. She has a secret in her past which accounts for her overly accommodating manner. Preferably a soprano, but could be a mezzo with high notes.
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Savannah Sipping Society
Written by JESSIE JONES, NICHOLAS HOPE, & JAMIE WOOTEN.
Director: Ricky Pope
1st rehearsal 9/12
Opens 9/25
Closes 9/29
seeking
Randa Covington (Late 40’s)

Dot Haigler (Late 60’s)
Marlafaye Mosley (Late 50’s)
Jinx Jenkins (Mid 50’s)
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Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville
Director: David Edwards
1st rehearsal 9/23
Opens 10/2
Closes 10/6
seeking
Sherlock Holmes

Doctor Watson

Actor One: Must show great versatility and nimbleness physically and vocally (including multiple dialects). Plays multiple roles

Actor Two: must show great versatility and nimbleness physically and vocally (including multiple dialects). Plays multiple roles.

Actress One: Must show great versatility and nimbleness physically and vocally (including multiple dialects). Plays multiple roles.
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Tis the Season
Written by Andrew Foote, Music Various, Arrangements Steve Steiner
Director/Choreographer Paula Hammons Sloan
1st rehearsal 11/20
Opens 12/5
Closes 12/15
Original Musical celebrating the holiday season set in the Acalon Resort Hotel Atlantic City..

seeking
RONALD GOLD – owner of the Avalon Resort Hotel and Casino – singer/actor, 40+ , baritone

RANDALL GOLD – homeless brother of RONALD – singer/actor, 40+, baritenor SHARON (or SIMON) – overworked Stage Manager – always on the Mic

TRICIA (20’s to 30’s) – dance captain/singer/strong dancer including tap

JANE (20’s to 30’s)– mother – singer/strong dancer including tap

LILY – female child – 8-10 years old, sings

AMANDA (20’s – 30’s)– singer/ strong dancer including tap

SHANNON (20’s – 30’s)– singer/strong dancer including tap

BOBBY – singer/strong dancer including tap

TREVOR – singer/strong dancer including tap

JOHN – singer/strong dancer including tap

CARL – singer/ strong dancer including tap


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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