Audition Announcement for Sister Act!

 

MUSIC BY:Alan Menken
LYRICS BY: Glenn Slater
BOOK BY: Cheri & Bill Steinkeller

DIRECTOR:  Larry Raben
CHOREOGRAPHER:  Luke Harvey Jacobs
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Don LeMaster

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

 

SEEKING: Singers, movers and actors. All ethnicities encouraged to attend. The roles of Deloris Van Cartier and Monsignor O’Hara have been cast. There is limited housing for out of town actors. If you don’t have local housing it could impact casting decisions. 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. We are not accepting video submissions at this time. You must be 16 years old to audition.

AUDITION SCHEDULE:

SINGER CALL – Monday, February 4 from 12p-9p (by appointment only)

CALLBACK– Tuesday, February 5 from 1p-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 will be posted one week before the audition.

 To schedule an appointment, use the following link and create a free profile:
AUDITION LINK

PREPARATION: 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.

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:
First non-union rehearsal: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
First equity rehearsal: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 6p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 11a-6p

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION:
Runs: Friday, April 26 – Sunday, May 26, 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:

Deloris Van Cartier  (ROLE HAS BEEN CAST)

Mother Superior  The head of the convent, sarcastic and a bit stiff. Extremely protective about keeping her sisters away from the outside world, which puts her in direct opposition to Deloris and her musical teachings. Age: 50 to 70.  Vocal range top: E5.  Vocal range bottom: D3

Sister Mary Robert  A postulant, abandoned as a baby and raised at the convent. Shy and soft-spoken, but singing with Deloris lets her find her voice. Her wallflower lifestyle has made her live a shell of a life. Age: 16 to 25. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: F#3

Sister Mary Patrick  A nun of the convent. Consistently perky, enthusiastic, and easily excitable.  Age: 35 to 50

Sister Mary Lazarus  A nun of the convent and the head of the choir. Rather deadpan and the least welcoming of any of the nuns, but she gets caught up in Deloris’s soul music. Age: 50 to 70.  Vocal range top: B4. Vocal range bottom: F3

Monsignor O’Hara  (ROLE HAS BEEN CAST)

Curtis  A club owner, notorious gangster, and Deloris’s boyfriend. Cocky and controlling, always on the verge of violence. Age: 30 to 40.  Vocal range top: Ab4.  Vocal range bottom: A2

Eddie Souther  The desk chief at the Philadelphia police station and a high school classmate of Deloris who helps get her into hiding. Faces a lot of nerves when under pressure, causing him to sweat profusely. He still yearns for Deloris after all these years, and dreams of being her hero. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: B4. Vocal range bottom: Ab2

Tj  Curtis’s nephew and one of his thugs. Deft and cognizant of the fact, constantly in a state of ignorant bliss. Age: 16 to 30. Vocal range top: Eb5. Vocal range bottom: Db3

Joey  One of Curtis’s thugs. Believes himself to be quite the ladies’ man. Age: 30 to 40.  Vocal range top: Eb5.  Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Pablo  One of Curtis’s thugs. A natural follower, constantly speaks in Spanish. Age: 25 to 40.  Vocal range top: F5.  Vocal range bottom: C4

Sister Mary Martin-of-tours  A nun of the convent. Clearly in her own world, but has her moments of surprising clarity. Age: 40 to 60.

Sister Mary Theresa  A nun of the convent, the oldest of the group. Decrepit at a glance, but secretly packs a punch.  Age: 60 to 70

Michelle  One of Deloris’s back-up singers. Lippy and always quick with a retort.  Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: F5.  Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Tina  One of Deloris’s back-up singers. A little thick and naive.  Age: 20 to 30.Vocal range top: F5.  Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Ernie  One of Curtis’s thugs. Initially thought to be a mindless yes-man, he turns out to be an undercover police informant.  Age: 25 to 35.

Ensemble  A diverse group of actor/singer/movers to play Nuns; Bar Denizens (Bar Patron, Waitress, Pool Player, Drag Queen); Homeless People; Fantasy Dancers

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