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AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR  THE PRODUCERS AT SAN DIEGO MUSICAL THEATRE

No video auditions are accepted. We do not schedule auditions outside of the dates and times below.

Director: Jamie Torcellini

Choreographer: Janet Renslow

Musical Director: Don LeMaster

AUDITION SCHEDULE:

Singer Call - Saturday, June 25 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm (by appointment)

Singer Call - Sunday, June 26 from 11:00am – 3:00pm (by appointment)

Open Dance Call - Sunday, June 26 at 7:00pm

AUDITION LOCATION:

SDMT Rehearsal Space located at 4652 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA 92111

MINIMUM AGE TO AUDITION:

18 years (You may audition if you are 17 years old and will turn 18 by August 23. Please bring valid ID)

WHAT TO PREPARE FOR YOUR AUDITION:

  • ALL singers and dancers will be required to dance.
  • ALL singers and dancers must make an appointment to sing at one of the Singer Calls.
  • SINGERS WHO DANCE: Prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. There will be an invited movement call on Sunday, June 26 at 4:00pm. Singers will be informed after their singing appointment if they are invited to that call.
  • DANCERS WHO SING: Dancers must attend one of the singer calls – Prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Dancers must also attend the open Dance Call at 7:00pm on Sunday, June 26. Bring tap and character shoes. Female dancers should come in leotard, tights and heels. No jazz pants. Please arrive no earlier than 6:00pm.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • One non-returnable headshot and resume.
  • One completed audition form and one completed conflict calendar. You can download the registration forms on Casting Manager when making your appointment or on this page.

AUDITION APPOINTMENT SIGN-UP INSTRUCTIONS:

  • To schedule an audition, create a free profile on castingmanager.com by using the link below.
  • Each actor may only sign up for one audition appointment.
  • If you are unable to keep your appointment for any reason, please be sure to cancel on Casting Manager by noon the day before your audition.
  • Plan to arrive 10 minutes early for check-in if your paperwork is completed. We highly recommend you downloading the registration forms on Casting Manager and bringing them with you. Alternatively, plan on arriving 20 minutes early to complete your paperwork on site to check in.
  • If no spaces are available on the sign-up, you may opt to attend as a walk-in and we will fit you in when time permits.
  • Email jill@sdmt.org if you have any questions or problems signing up.
  • Please look over the rehearsal and performance calendar before setting up an audition. Calendar
  •  To make your audition appointment, click on the following link: http://castingmanager.com/audition/info/6mBRIJZmjOaiMcb

IMPORTANT DATES AND PAY STRUCTURE:

  • Invited Callbacks: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 2pm – 9pm
  • First Non Union Rehearsal: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
  • First Performance: Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Closing Performance: Sunday, October 9, 2016
  • Equity Guest Artist Contract: $445.00 weekly
  • First Equity Rehearsal: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
  • Non Union stipend: $1200 to $2000 depending on role

SEEKING:

Union and Non-Union Singers, Dancers and Actors. We will consider AEA and non-union actors for the roles of Max, Leo, Franz, Ulla, Roger and Carmen.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

MAX BIALYSTOCK: 40’s – 50’s.  A formerly successful Broadway producer who now fleeces wealthy elderly women to support his failing business.  Loud, pushy, fast talking, and always one step ahead of getting caught ‘in the act.’ New York born and bred, Jewish, shrewd, intelligent and likeable dirty old man.  Must be able to sing well (baritone/tenor up to a G) and must be a world-class comic actor.

LEO BLOOMlate 20’s – 40’s.  Timid by-the-book accountant turned Broadway producer.  He lived a monotonous and uneventful life until his ‘business venture’ with Max.  New York born and bred.  An extremely likeable loser who eventually comes into his own, and gets the girl.  Must sing well (baritone/tenor, up to G) and must dance or at least move very well.

FRANZ LIEBKINDThe author of ‘Springtime For Hitler’, 30’s – 40’s.  Strong character/comedic actor.  High Baritone voice (up to F).  Must move well.  Born and raised in Milwaukee (of German descent).  He is slightly deranged and under the delusional belief that he served under Hitler as a soldier of the Third Reich.

ULLAThe Swedish Bombshell and assistant to Bialystock and Bloom.  Sexy, voluptuous, very attractive.  Minimum height 5’8” preferable.  Comedic actress who can fake a Swedish accent.  Great belt voice.  Strong dance ability, including tap, leggy high kicks and splits.

ROGER DEBRISThe director who goes on to play Hitler in ‘Springtime For Hitler.’  40’s – 60’s.  Great comedic actor.  High baritone voice (up to G).  Must move well.  Former Broadway chorus dancer turned unsuccessful director/choreographer.  Larger than life, flamboyant, self involved, delusional with a bent towards the grandiose.  Must be played by a bold and comically gifted actor.

CARMEN GHIA:  The assistant of Roger De Bris.  20’s – 30’s. Excellent comedy required.  High baritone/tenor (up to A-flat with strong falsetto).

MALE & FEMALE ENSEMBLE:  ALL ethnicities, 20s – 50s. Ensemble is made up of performers of all shapes and sizes who will play various characters throughout. Ensemble should be strong dancers who sing well, with great technique, big personalities, comic skills and excellent singers who move very well, with versatile, characterful voices of all ranges and types.

SIDES FOR THE INVITED CALLBACK: (Click on role below to download sides)

Carmen     Franz     Leo     Max     Roger     Ulla

Hold-Me-Touch-Me     O’Reilly and O’Houlihan    Mr. Marks

AUDITION FORMS: (Click on forms below to download and fill out prior to your audition)

SDMT AUDITION FORM 

CONFLICT CALENDAR FORM

 

 

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