DAMES AT SEA - The Adobe Theater Non Equity Auditions

Posted: May 6, 2014
Audition Location: Albuquerque, NM

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Audition Notice for The Adobe Theater’s Production of

Dames at Sea

A Musical Comedy

(A parody, and homage, to the Gold Diggers movie musicals of the 1930’s)


Performance dates: August 1, 2014 – August 24, 2014

Rehearsals to begin the week of June 16th

Director: Robin Lane / Choreographer Karen Byers

Audition dates and times at The Adobe Theater:

Saturday June 7th, Vocal and movement auditions from 1 – 5p

- Prepare a song no longer than 16 bars, no longer than 75 sec.

(Do not prepare a song from Dames at Sea).  

- Bring sheet music in your key.  (An accompanist will be provided – noa capella, please.)

-  If you have tap shoes, bring them. (If tap shoes aren’t readily available, wear shoes which will allow you to move easily and well.)

Sunday June 8th, Callbacks: Cold readings from the script, 7– 10p

Dance auditions at AUX DOG (3011 Monte Vista Blvd. NE)

Saturday June 14th, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

-   Wear comfortable clothing.

-   Bring tap shoes, if available.

-  (If tap shoes aren’t readily available, wear shoes which will allow you to move easily in order to execute the tap steps well.)


Sunday June 15th, 1 – 5 PM   Be prepared to read, move, dance, sing


Characters (based on those portrayed in 1930’s movie musicals):

Mona Kent (Female; alto; age range, 27 – 38):  Temperamental Broadway Star

Joan (Female; mezzo; age range, 18 – 26):  A gum-smackin’, cigarette-smoking chorus girl who’s  “been around the block a few times”

Hennesey (Male, baritone; age range, 30 – 50+):  A Broadway director

Ruby (Female; mezzo-soprano; age range, 18 – 27): Stage-struck girl from Utah

Dick (Male; tenor; age range, 21 – 32):  A sailor and ambitious songwriter

Lucky (Male; baritone; age range, 20 – 30):  Dick’s  “sidekick,”  also a sailor and Joan’s ex-boyfriend

The Captain (Male; baritone; age range, 30 – 50+):  A ship’s captain – and Mona Kent’s former lover

Trixie, Bubbles, Ginger (Female; age range, 18 – 30):  3 cabaret singers

     NB: Hennesey and The Captain may be played by one actor (TBD)

If there are questions regarding these auditions, please contact

Director Robin Lane at 505-247-2409, or rllanenm@comcast.net





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