Audition for CRAZY FOR YOU

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY: George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
BOOK BY: Ken Ludwig

DIRECTOR: Neil Dale
CHOREOGRAPHER: Jill Gorrie
MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Don LeMaster

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

SEEKING:
Singers, dancers and actors. All ethnicities encouraged to attend for all roles. 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 18 years old to audition.

AUDITION SCHEDULE:

Dance Call– Sunday, October 21 at 6p (open dance call)
Please sign up for a 6p time slot on Sunday, October 21 so we know how many people to expect.Anyone auditioning for Bobby, Polly and Ensemblemust attend the dance call. You may NOT sign up for both the dance call and the singer call.

Singer Call– Monday, October 22 from 1p-9p (by appointment only)
The roles of Bella Zangler/Eugene Fodor, Lottie Child/Patricia Fodor, Lank Hawkins, Irene Roth and Everett Bakermust attend the singer call. You may NOT sign up for both the dance call and the singer call.

Callbacks – Tuesday, October 23 from 1p-9p
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:

CRAZY FOR YOU AUDITION LINK

You may not schedule two appointments on Casting Manager. Please sign up for the ONE call you would like to attend by scrolling down and finding the correct date and choosing 6p for the dance call or between 1p-9p for the singer call.

PREPARATION:
Dance Call: Seeking excellent tap dancers/showgirls and excellent male tap dancers/character types. Come prepared to tap dance (tap heels for the ladies). 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.

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.

REHEARSAL INFORMATION:
First non-union rehearsal: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
First equity rehearsal: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 6p-11p, Saturday and Sunday 11a-6p

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION:
Runs Friday, February 1 – Sunday, March 3, 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 pending: $576 weekly
Non-Union Actors: $1,800 – $2,700 stipend depending on role

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

Bobby Child:Male, 20’s – 30’s, All Ethnicities
Attractive and charismatic leading man in the Astaire mode with a strong comic flair. Strong vocal and dance skills a must. Tap and partnering. Must be a quadruple threat. Singer, dancer, actor and physical comedian. Must attend dance call.

Polly Baker:Female, early to mid 20’s, All Ethnicities
Charming, energetic leading lady. Spunky and full of life. Can hold her own as the only woman in a town full of men. Strong vocal and dance skills a must. A star performer. Must attend dance call.

Bella Zangler/Eugene Fodor:Male, 30’s-40’s, All Ethnicities
Bella Zangler:New York Hungarian (will use a vocal accent). Married but has the hots for his dance director. Cultured, European Impresario in the Ziegfeld mode. Solid comic skills.
Eugene Fodor:Prototypical Britisher. An intrepid adventurer of indeterminate age. Comic.
Must attend singer call.

Lank Hawkins:Male, 30’s, All Ethnicities
Attractive, rough-hewn cowboy/saloon keeper. Arrogant, thinks he’s the only good looking man in town. Strong comic skills a plus. Must attend singer call.

Irene Roth:  Female, 20’s-30’s, All Ethnicities
Pampered, cultured play-girl. Should have a comic flair. Accomplished singer-dancer. Must attend singer call.

Everett Baker:Male, 50-59, All Ethnicities
Polly’s father. Kindly, befuddled charmer. Character man. Must attend singer call.

Patricia Fodor/Lottie Child:Female, 30’s-40’s, All Ethnicities
Patricia:Intrepid British adventuress of indeterminate age. Comic.
Lottie:Bobby’s business oriented and controlling mother.
Must attend singer call.

Ensemble:Male 20’s – 30’s, All Ethnicities
Men of Deadrock: Lazy drifters including step out roles like Mingo, Moose and Sam (Singing cowboys)
Follies Girls:Dancers that include step out roles like Tess – Zangler Follie’s Dance Captain/Director. No nonsense, common sense girl, and Patsy – Loveable but an air head. Adds a comedic element.
All must attend dance call.

CRAZY FOR YOU CALLBACK SIDES

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