Audition Announcement for All Shook Up!

 

 

FEATURING THE SONGS OF: Elvis Presley
BOOK BY: Ken Ludwig

DIRECTOR:  Robert J. Townsend
CHOREOGRAPHER:  Michael Mizerany
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Don LeMaster

 

 

AUDITION LOCATION:
SDMT Rehearsal Space located at 4650 Mercury Street, San Diego, CA 92111

SEEKING:
Singers, dancers and actors. You must be 16 years old or older to audition. All ethnicities encouraged to attend for all roles. There is limited housing for out of town actors. If you are a local actor and cannot attend the initial audition but can make the callback, please send your picture and resume to Jill at jill@sdmt.org . Also, please send an explanation as to why you cannot attend the initial call. We are not accepting video submissions at this time. SDMT is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages every one of all races, genders and sizes to audition.

AUDITION SCHEDULE:
SINGER CALL – Saturday, May 4 from 11a-8p (by appointment only)
Please sign up for an appointment between 11a and 8p on Saturday, May 4. Lunch is from 3p-4p. All roles (except ensemble) must attend the singer call. You may NOT sign up for both the dance call and the singer call. From this call, you may be asked to attend the open dance call on Sunday, May 5 or to attend the callback on Monday, May 6.

DANCE CALL – Sunday, May 5 at 6p (open dance call)
Please sign up for a 6p appointment time on Sunday, May 5 so we know about how many people to expect. It is an open call so if you don’t make an appointment that is ok too. Anyone auditioning for the Ensemble must attend this call. You may NOT sign up for both the dance call and the singer call. If you are kept after the dance call, we will sing and read you that same evening.

CALLBACKS – Monday, May 6 from 12p-10p
Callbacks are by invitation only. Should you receive a callback, you can download the sides from our website www.sdmt.org, or on Casting Manager. Sides for all roles can be found at the following link… ALL SHOOK UP SIDES

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:
To schedule an appointment, use the following link and create a free profile on Casting Manager: AUDITION LINK

You may not schedule two appointments on Casting Manager. Please sign up for the call you would like to attend by scrolling down and finding the correct date and choosing a time between 11p-8p for the singer call or one of the many 6p appointments for the dance call. If you would like to attend both calls, sign up for a singing appointment and then tell the monitor on the way out to move your appointment to the dance call for the next day.

PREPARATION:
Singer Call: Plan on arriving 10 minutes before your appointment time to check-in. Prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show and bring one headshot and resume. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.

Dance Call: Seeking performers with a strong dance background, as well as specialty skills (gymnastics, tumbling). Come prepared to dance with appropriate dance wear (jazz shoes for men, character shoes for woman) and kneepads. Bring one headshot and resume with you. Be warmed up and ready to dance by 6pm. Check-in will begin at 5pm. Should you be asked to stay and sing after the dance call, prepare 16 bars of a song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:
First non-union rehearsal: Monday, July 1, 2019
First equity rehearsal: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 6p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 11a-6p

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION:
Runs: Friday, August 2 – Sunday, September 1, 2019
Show Schedule: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30p, Fridays and Saturdays at 8p and Sundays at 2p.
All performances at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego

PAY:
Guest Artist Contract Tier 2: $576 weekly
Non-Union Actors: $1,800 – $2,700 stipend depending on role

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

NATALIE / ED
20s to early 30s. Small town tomboy mechanic, yearning for a different life. Dresses as ‘Ed’ to get close to Chad. (Alto G-D)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

CHAD
20s to early 30s. Rock and rolling Elvis style roustabout, playing guitar is a plus but not required. Solid mover, dancer preferred. (Bari-Tenor to A) MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

JIM HALLER
45-60s. Natalie’s widowed father, misses having love in his life. (Baritone to E flat)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

SYLVIA
45-60s. African American brassy bar owner of the Honky Tonk. (Belt with Gospel feel to high G)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

LORRAINE
Plays 16-18, will consider performers in that age range as well as older. African American to play Sylvia’s strong-willed, older-than-her-years daughter, willing to push boundaries for love. (Belt to C, Gospel mix to F)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

DENNIS
20s-30s. Natalie’s sweet natured best friend, who is secretly in love with her. Awkward and comic, and very lovable. (Tenor to B flat)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

MISS SANDRA
20s-40s. The town’s new sexy museum curator, sultry and studious. (High Alto to E)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

MAYOR HYDE
30s-late 50s. The uptight moral compass of the town, battling with Chad for control of the town. (Alto to High C)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

DEAN HYDE
Plays 16-18, will consider performers in that age range as well as older. Mayor Hyde’s son, going to boarding school and struggling with his mother’s dominant nature. (Tenor to B Flat)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

SHERIFF EARL
Late 30s-50s. Quiet, stalwart and strong lawman of the town, does sing at the end of the show. (Baritone to E flat)
MUST ATTEND SINGER CALL

ENSEMBLE
16-30’s. Seeking singers and actors with a strong dance background, as well as specialty skills (gymnastics, tumbling).
MUST ATTEND DANCE CALL

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