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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
Book by Harvey Fierstein | Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Director: Larry Raben | Choreographer: Karl Warden | Musical Director: Don LeMaster
Email Jill at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment for the singer call or reserve a space for the dance call. Specify what role or roles you will be auditioning for and if you are Equity or non-union. We hire 2-4 Equity contracts per show and the rest of the roles will be cast from non-union actors. No video or out of state submissions accepted at this time.
· First Non-Union Rehearsal: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
· First Equity Rehearsal: Friday, September 4, 2015
· First Performance: Friday, September 25, 2015
· Closing: Sunday, October 11, 2015
· Guest Artist Contract AEA: $400.00 weekly
· Non-Equity: $1000 to $1500 for run depending on role cast in
AUDITION DATES AND TIMES:
Dance Call – Thursday, July 16 starting at 3pm for the roles of Anne and Jean-Michel and 6pm for the Cagelles. You may be reading sides at the dance call but you will not be singing unless you are invited to the callback.
Singer Call – Sunday, July 26 by appointment only from 1pm-9pm for the roles of Albin, Georges, Jean-Michel, Jacob, Anne, Dindon, Marie Dindon, Jacqueline, Renaud and Francis.
Invited Callback – Tuesday, July 28 time TBD.
SDMT Rehearsal Space located in Kearny Mesa at 4652 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA 92111.
Union and Non-Union Singers, Dancers and Actors. All those auditioning must be 18 years of age or older. We typically hire 2-4 Equity contracts per show and the rest of the roles will be cast from non-union actors. We do have some housing for out of town actors. Please note: You must attend one of the calls in San Diego to be considered. No video or out of state submissions accepted at this time.
3pm Dance Call – Anne in character shoes (heels) and Jean-Michel in character, jazz shoes or sneakers.
6pm Dance Call – Cagelles: ethnically diverse men to play drag queens. All are required to be triple threat performers. Outstanding dancers in musical theatre style, jazz, ballet and tap. Acrobatics, aerial skills and pointe work are all a plus but not required by all men. Bring tap shoes, jazz shoes, and heels of you have them but they are NOT required. Please do not come in full drag.
Singer Call – Prepare a one minute song. You may sing from the show or a song in the style of the show. Please bring sheet music in your key. Accompanist provided.
All – Please see Character Breakdown for each role and bring two headshots/resumes with you.
Albin – (EQUITY OFFER PENDING) a performer of star quality; mature; great powerhouse of a Broadway voice; fine comic actor.
Georges – (EQUITY OFFER PENDING) a star, mature and attractive; good singer; energetic, loving and caring; must move well.
Jean-Michel – must appear to be 20 years old; handsome, masculine, well mannered, educated; desperately in love with his fiancee, Anne; lyric baritone who acts, sings and dances well. Must attend both the dance and singer call.
Jacob – black, latino or asian male butler/maid in his 20’s/early 30’s; brilliant comedian who sings and moves well.
Anne – 18-21; Jean-Michel’s fiancée; lovely to look at; spunky; a superb dancer who acts well. Must attend both the dance and singer call.
Dindon – Anne’s father; right-wing radical politician; pompous; quirky; must sing, move well, and be a fine comedian.
Marie Dindon – Anne’s mother; 48-52, shy, retiring, sexually repressed and sex starved; good singer and actress who moves well; must look great in a leotard for the finale.
Jacqueline – mature, female friend of Georges and Albin; owns a chic restaurant; attractive, charming; very theatrical. Will also double as a townsperson.
Renaud – mature, male friend of Georges and Albin; owns a small café. Will also double as a townsperson.
Francis – male stage manager in Georges’ club; strong actor who moves well.
CAGELLES: Ethnically diverse men to play drag queens. All are required to be triple threat performers. Outstanding dancers in musical theatre style, jazz, ballet and tap. Acrobatics, aerial skills and pointe work are all a plus but not required by all men.
Hanna – German, tall, imposing, strong, good actor. German accent. In a relationship with Francis the stage manager.
Chantal – the songbird of the group. male soprano. Sings a solo bit in operatic falsetto.
Mercedes – a fierce queen
Bitelle – so beautiful she could pass as a woman. Outspoken and sassy.
Angelique – the strong silent type. Not the most feminine of the bunch.
Phaedra – the enigma, happy go lucky.