Have you come across those sites that make you pay to view the details of auditions? This isn’t one of those sites. I find them to be irritating. This is merely a resource to help you find auditions you may not have seen or heard about. If this site helps you out in your search, then I am happy. Also, should you find that any of these notices are for unscrupulous acts, please notify me immediately at jery@TheActorvist.com. Please feel free to let me know if this was useful to you! Thanks a million. The auditions listed here are for the Bay Area in California.
AS OF 4/23/13
The Rainbow Community Center and Butterfield 8 Theatre Company announce open auditions for “8” by Dustin Lance Black. The production, directed by John Butterfield and produced by Jeff Koertzen as a fundraiser for the Rainbow Community Center and the American Foundation for Equal Rights, is tentatively scheduled for June 15, 2013 at a venue to be determined.
Auditions are Saturday, May 4, 2:30-5:30 pm at Cue Productions Live, 1835 Colfax St., Concord, CA. Please prepare a contemporary monologue of no more than two (2) minutes. Cold-reading from the script may also be requested. Some female roles are already cast.
Sponsors and supporters of the production are being kept under wraps at this time (but a certain Lt. Governor has already confirmed his support). If you have any questions about the auditions or the production, please contact Butterfield 8 Theatre Company by email at email@example.com.
Vallejo Shakespeare in the Park will be holding auditions for King Lear Thursday, May 23, 7pm – 9pm at the Foley Cultural Center, 1461 North Camino Alto, Vallejo, CA 94589 and May 25, 1pm – 3pm at Hanns Park, 198 Skyline Drive , Vallejo , CA 94590. Call backs: May 30, 7pm – 9pm at the Foley Cultural Center. Non-AEA. Non-traditional casting: Actors of color, unique looks and backgrounds strongly encouraged. Cold read from script (sides will be provided). Pay is $150 guaranteed stipend, plus we will be “passing-the-hat” at each performance. Performances are July 27-28 at Hanns Park, Vallejo, Aug. 3-4 at John Muir Amphitheater, Martinez and Aug. 10-11 at the Peralta Hacienda, Oakland. All performances at 1pm. Contact Vallejoshakespeare@gmail.com for more information.
CALLING ALL FANTASTICKS: SAVE THE DATE!
Auditions for our first show of next season, The Fantasticks, directed by Executive Director Gary Landis, will be held on Tuesday May 28 and Wednesday May 29 from 6:00 – 9:00PM both evenings at the Los Altos Civic Center/Community Center Room 15. Interested parties should please send your current headshot/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org No calls please. Actors selected for an audition timeslot will be asked to prepare an appropriate monologue no longer than 1 minute in length and your best 16 bars of a song well-suited for the role you are interested in playing. Callbacks will be held on Saturday June 1 beginning at 10AM.
This non-traditional production of the Fantasticks will have a contemporary setting, but will be heavily influenced by and the sights and sounds of the 20’s and 30’s, as its ‘troupe of travelling players’ revisit its songs and scenes within the framework of vintage carnivals and tent revivals. Incorporating retro musical sounds and instrumentation of Bands like Mumford & Sons and the Decemberists, and merging hipster design elements and the use of aerial choreography, we will work to find a new simplicity, darkness, and rootedness in the feel of the piece. Performers with unique special abilities, circus or aerial skills, or proficiency with musical instruments are of particular interest.
With music by Harvey Schmidt and book and lyrics by Tom Jones, this much-loved show tells a funny and romantic tale of a boy, a girl, two fathers, and a wall. Under the sway of the puckish narrator, El Gallo, the boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart, and, in the end, find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in the words that “without a hurt, the heart is hollow.” The Fantasticks will open on September 6 and runs through September 29, 2013. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays are 8PM shows. Sundays are 3PM matinees. Rehearsals will begin in late July. All performers in the production will receive a stipend of $300 (flat) for the run of the show. (Travel stipends available for those travelling great distances.) *At this point we are unable to work with equity performers.
The Fantasticks – Character Descriptions:
El Gallo (Male, High Baritone, 25-45)
As the narrator of the piece, he is the liaison between the audience and the action onstage. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, yet with darker moments. His attitude toward the rest of the cast reveals a decidedly mysterious side. Above all he must command attention.
Matt (Male, Baritone, 16-30)
As a young lover, he is deeply in love, particularly with the idea of being in love. He lacks experience in the world so, while not stupid, he is naive and perhaps even foolish at times. His image of a young man in love is one of a gallant protector, meaning that he approaches some decisions with a falsified bravery that is little more than bravado.
Luisa (Female, traditionally a Legit Soprano – though we are open to other unique voice types, 16-30)
As a young lover, she is in love. She is in love with love, the idea of love, the idea of being in love and indeed everything remotely romantic. Her dreams are more fanciful than those of Matt. Because of her particular vision of romance, she deals with the world on a particularly naive level. Some experience with or openness to aerial-dance work is desirable!
Hucklebee and Bellomy (Traditionally: Males, Baritone, 30-60 – open to alternative gender casting)
Blustery and Boisterous. Duo and team. Strong comedic timing a must. Fathers of Matt and Luisa. Always arguing and bickering, but secretly plotting together for the marriage of their children.
Henry and Mortimer (Traditionally: Males, 30-60 – open to alternative gender casting)
Foolish comic actors who move the action while not seeming to contribute anything of substance. As performers their day has long past. Henry can play grand characters and recite Shakespeare, but with very little success these days. May be asked to speak in an English accent. Mortimer’s specialty is dying on stage in the manner of great adventures and melodramas. May be asked to speak in a cockney accent. Henry and Mortimer function as a unit and rarely appear apart from each other. They are entirely theatrical and theirs is the world of the stage.
The Mute (Female, 16-30)
The Mute serves many functions—setting props as characters need them, assisting El Gallo, and becoming the wall separating the families. While omnipresent the character must also have the ability to fade into the background. This is a functional character that sometimes interacts with the others. Aerial/dance ability/experience is a huge bonus!
No calls please. Thank you.
Auditions for teen SPAMALOT in Mill Valley
When: Saturday, APR 27 and Sunday, APR 28, with audition appointment times at 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, and 2:00 on Saturday; and 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00 and 12:30 on Sunday. Call 415-383-9613 or email email@example.com to make an appointment. Please come 5 minutes early to fill out an audition form.
Who: Auditions are open to anyone ages 13-20.
What: Come prepared to sing a one minute song of your choice with sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. Please no Tapes or CDs. If you do not have sheet music, be prepared to sing a cappella (without musical accompaniment). The choreographer will be teaching a very short dance combination, so please come in shoes that you can move in. Please bring a non-returnable headshot or snapshot (school photos are great).
Click here for more info: http://www.142throckmortontheatre.org/youth-productions.php
AS OF 4/22/13
Palo Alto Children’s Theatre seeks teens age 13 and up to perform in a Playhouse Production of Cinderella.
Auditions begin on 5/6. Performances are on 5/18 and 5/19.
For more information, contact Spencer.Orbegozo@CityofPaloAlto.org.
We are looking for two actors to fill the roles of Malla and Bertrand in our production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music opening May 10 at Hillbarn Theater in Foster City (San Mateo).
The available roles are one female (Malla) and one male (Bertrand) ages 18-30. These are non-speaking and non-singing roles but appear throughout the play in various scenes. This is a perfect opportunity to gain some stage experience with some of the Bay areas finest musical theater talents.
The show runs May 10 – June 2 Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. We are currently in rehearsal and these roles would require minimum rehearsal up until tech week and performances.
AS OF 4/21/13
Stage 1 Theatre announces Auditions for Two Wonderful Shows!
THOROUGHLY MODERN Millie
Performance dates and times are: 8:00 pm July 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26 & 27
and 2:30 matinees on Sunday, July 14 & 21.
Performance dates and times are: 8:00 pm Sept. 28, 29, Oct. 3, 4, 5, 11 & 12
and 2:30pm matinees on Sunday Oct. 6 & 13
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment
Auditions are April 27 by appointment only. You may audition for one or both shows.
Auditions, rehearsals and performances are located at the Newark Memorial High School Theatre 39375 Cedar Blvd, Newark
Auditioners can select 7pm, 8pm, or 9pm time slots on either of the two dates. We will do our best to accommodate your selected time. We will confirm your appointment by return email. Anyone who arrives without an appointment will be invited to audition as time permits
Please send your time/show selection to: email@example.com.
Auditions for THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Director/Choreographer Kevin Hammond- Prepare 32 bars from a modern Broadway musical, jazzy preferred. An accompanist will be provided. Recordings are not allowed. You may be asked to do a short dance routine so please be prepared to move.
Auditions for LES MISERABLES Director TBD- Prepare 16-32 bars of a Broadway ballad showcasing your vocal range. An accompanist will be provided. Recordings are not allowed. Dancing at this time will not be required.
Call backs will be on Sat. 4/27, 11AM until completed. If you CANNOT make call backs, tell us when you sign in for your audition.
Complete only one set of the Audition forms even if you audition for both shows; however, you will need to complete TWO SEPARATE CONFLICT SHEETS if you audition for both shows. Please bring your resume and head shot with you. You can find all forms and info for these (2) shows on our website at www.stage1theatre.org
HILLBARN THEATRE announces auditions for the first two shows of the 2013-2014 Season!
Please visit us online at HillbarnTheatre.org to learn more about our exciting new season!
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
“A new musical lovingly ripped off from the film ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail”
Book and lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle
Directed by Dan Demers
SHOW DATES: AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
AUDITIONS: Saturday, May 18, 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday, May 19, 2013 6-9 pm
CALLBACKS: (by invitation only) Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21 frrom 7- 10 pm
At Hillbarn Theater, 1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404
LETTICE AND LOVAGE
From the author that brought us Equus and Amadeus
By Peter Shaffer
Directed by Greg Fritsch
SHOW DATES: OCTOBER 18 – NOVEMBER 3, 2013
AUDITIONS: Saturday, April 27, 10 am to 4 pm
CALLBACKS: (by invitation only) Monday April 29 from 7- 10 pm
Conducted at Foster City Parks and Rec, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City, CA
AUDITION ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27th
446 Valencia (between 16th and 15th Street)
CLOSE TO 16th Street BART
HOPE’S LAST CHANCE (A World Premiere!) by Rod McFadden
Directed by Brady Brophy-Hilton
Looking to fill the following roles:
ANGELA: 30′s professional woman married to Stan.
HOPE: A ghostly young teenager 12-16. (Actor could be older)
MRS. CUTTER: 60′s spinster and owner of a bed and breakfast.
MACKIE: Mid 60′s recluse living in a lighthouse.
CONRAD: Mid 20s-to early 30′s. Imposing. The ghost of Mackie’s dead son.
While spending the weekend at a secluded bed and breakfast, Stan and Angela awake to screams in the night. Unable to leave until the mystery is solved, Stan and Angela struggle to separate what is real from what is imagined, and they soon realize the answers to those questions are literally a matter of life or death. Theirs! Join us for this hilarious and chilling new ghost story.
PERFORMANCES October 3-26 Thursday/Friday/Saturday
156 Eddy Street
San Francisco (Close to Powell Street BART/Muni Station)
STIPEND All positions are paid.
REHEARSALS First read throughs in August. September rehearsals. Generally weekday nights and weekend days. Tech week 9/29 through 10/03.
WHAT TO DO!
If you are interested in reading the script or just introducing yourself to us:
Send us your headshot (any current picture will do), resume.
Quinn Whitaker (Producing Director): firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are specifically interested in Hope’s Last Chance Auditions please include “Hope Auditions” in your subject line. Please indicate a 15 minute time slot (between 11-4pm) that would work for you and we will get back to you with an appointment.
Auditions will consist of 1 contemporary monologue (upbeat, comic preferred) and reading from sides of the script if requested.
Company Name: Off Broadway West Theatre Company
Production Name: BETRAYAL by Harold Pinter
Audition Date: Sunday, April 28, 2013 – 6PM-8PM
Pay? Stipend only
Details: 1M. 40-50s. any ethnicity. British Accent a must. Prep 2-min monologue. Stipend: $200. Non-AEA. Auds: 04/28 6PM-8PM. Reh begins May 12.
Perf 06/20-07/20. Phoenix Theatre. 414 Mason Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA.
Appt: Richard: (510)835-4205. Richard@offbroadwaywest.org.
Contra Costa Civic Theatre will be holding general auditions for our upcoming 2013-2014 Season!!
Our season consists of 2 musicals and 3 plays to be announced May 1. Please prepare 2 contrasting monologues or 1 monologue and 1 song, 3 minute total. An accompanist will be provided. Non-AEA only, please. Application deadline is 5/30.
Auditions will be held at CCCT, 901 Pomona Ave, El Cerrito on June 1st and 2nd from 10am-2pm.
Please contact our Artistic Director, Marilyn Langbehn at Marilyn@ccct.org. Please include 1st and 2nd choice for appointment times, keeping in mind audition slots are given in 5 minute increments.
The City of Palo Alto seeks clowns, jugglers and street performers of all stripes for the upcoming May Fete parade on May4th between 10 AM and noon.
We’re also looking for performers for the “Hackathon”, which which will be on June 1 from 11 AM to 7 PM.
A stipend is available for both dates.
Please contactt: Ali Williams email@example.com
NORTHSIDE THEATRE COMPANY is holding AUDITIONS
The Little Dog Laughed
a Comedy by Douglas Carter Beane
Directed by Angie Higgins
Hollywood! Love it or leave it! The Little Dog Laughed follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a movie star who could hit it big if it weren’t for one teensy-weensy problem; his agent, Diane, can’t seem to keep him in the closet. Trying to help him navigate Hollywood’s choppy waters, the devilish Diane is doing all she can to keep Mitchell away from the cute rent boy who’s caught his eye and the rent boy’s girlfriend (wait, the rent boy has a girlfriend?). Will there be a happy ending as the final credits roll? This hilarious send up of the “ins and outs” of Hollywood will keep you laughing from start to finish!
NON-AEA. $200 STIPEND.
Phone (408) 288-7820 to make an audition appointment.
2W (20-45), 2M (20-40)
Auditions on Monday, April 29th 6:30 – 8:30pm
Callbacks on Tuesday, April 30th 6:30 – 8:30pm
Where: Olinder Theatre 848 E. William Street, San Jose, CA
Rehearsals: Mon-Fri from 6:45-9:45 pm starting Monday, May 13th
(one Saturday and one Sunday rehearsal on June 15th and 16th from 12 – 5pm )
Performances: Thursdays – Saturdays @ 8pm, Sundays @ 3pm
Runs June 20 – July 14, 2013 No Performance on Thursday, July 4th
Requirements: Two contrasting, contemporary monologues. No more than 5 minutes total.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 408-288-7820
OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.NORTHSIDETHEATRE.COM
Announcing Auditions for A Message by Dr. Hussain Al Musalam. Adapted by Dr. Matthew Spangler
The Arabian Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce auditions for the English language and American premier of A Message. Join us to watch an unlikely group of soldiers and survivors explore what it is to live in harmony with each other and the world around them. A Message is a comedy about social and religious tolerance in the wilds of Africa. It asks the questions, What is Democracy? What is Civilization?
Auditions to be held on May 11, 2013 in Santa Clara CA. Performances at The Royce Gallery, located at 2901 Mariposa St. San Francisco, CA.
First Rehearsal Oct 21, 2013
Preview Nov 7, 2013
Closing Nov 17, 2013
Pay: $100-$200/week. AEA Possible.
Director Submissions: Please send resumes to William Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Actors Please send Headshots/Resumes to email@example.com
1 30’s-60’s Caucasian or African American Male
1 30’s-50’s Caucasian Female
1 20’s-40’s African American Male. Note: This is a very physical roll.
1 20’s-early 30’s Male. Any ethnicity
1 20’s-early 30’s Male or Female. Any ethnicity
1 20‘s-60‘s Asian American, Male or Female
1 30’s-60’s Arab American Male
Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
Auditions for the Fall show in our 2013 Season
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
By Steve Martin
Directed by Anna Andersen
Actor’s Ensemble of Berkeley
Live Oak Theatre
1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
Auditions will be held Monday/Tuesday, April 22 and 23rd from 7-10PM at Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA 94703.
Callbacks on Thursday, April 25 from 7PM. Non AEA/no pay.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an audition appointment.
Cold read from script (sides will be provided). Please bring conflict info and a headshot/resume to audition. Actors Ensemble encourages members of the community to audition as well as those with
acting experience. Performances begin Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 8 p.m. and continue Friday and Saturdays till October 26th. Sunday matinees October 13th and 20th at 2 p.m. Rehearsals will begin in
Freddy; the owner and bartender of the Lapin Agile, 30′s – 40′s
Gaston; an older man
Germaine; waitress and Freddy’s girlfriend, 20′s – 40′s
Einstein; age twenty-five
Sagot; Picasso’s art dealer, 30′s – 60′s
Pablo Picasso; age twenty-three
Charles Dabernow Schmendiman; 20′s – 30′s
The Countess; 20′s – 40′s
A female admirer; 20′s – 30′s
A Visitor; resemblance and mannerisms of Elvis Presley
Once again, the Notre Dame De Namur University Theatre is bringing children’s theatre to our 17th annual Labor Day Theatre Festival with the introduction of a variety of original stories by Notre Dame Alums and other local talent.
“A Foolish Fairy Tale?”
An original play with music for children
Written & Directed by Karen Byrnes
A short play with music, intended for children, but with a message for adults too.
Love can transform us for the better and take the blackness out of our hearts.
Casting: 5 adult males, 4 adult females and 2 girls, (ages 9-11)
Jester: male, Adult, any age; lines, sings solo, dances, juggles (or attempts to juggle)
Witch: female, adult, any age; lines, sings solo and dances
Innocent: female, 9-11 yrs. old, lines, sings solo, dances
King, doubles as Father: male, adult, any age; lines, ensemble singing & dancing
Queen, doubles as Mother: female, adult, any age; lines, ensemble singing & dancing
Princess: female, 9-11 yrs. old, lines, sings solo, dances
Baker: male, adult, any age; lines, ensemble singing and dancing
Knights: (2) males, adult, any age; lines, ensemble singing and dancing
Ladies-in-Waiting: (2) females, adult, any age; ensemble singing and dancing
Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue and a short, up-tempo song. There will also be readings from the script. Everyone will be taught a short choreographed routine and parts of a song.
“The House on Polka Dot Hill” ©by Donna Imsand, directed by Karen Byrnes.
Casting for the first staged reading of an original children’s book,
Synopsis: It is the story of three young girls who fall into an adventure with a mysterious old woman, Polka Dot Rose. Will the girls follow Rose’s treasure map to a place called “Camp Sheizerown” to discover the secrets they yearn to know? Or, will they shy away, never ever being able to hang out again in their beloved tree house…the tree house whose trunk, unbeknownst to them, spirals it’s way down in the enchanted garden of the very private world of “The House on Polka Dot Hill?”
Needed: Two adult women, three young girls, all with good, clear speaking voices.
Mollie: 9-11 yr. old Caucasian female, dark hair, curious, spirited
Brandie: 9-11 yr. old, female, African American, intelligent, responsible
Emma: 9-11 yr. old, Caucasian, freckled red-headed, timid, tidy, loyal
Be prepared to read from the book Chapters #17 & 18. The book is available for free
down-load at Sporteenies.com
Audition dates: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Audition times: 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Audition location: Notre Dame De Namur University Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave. Belmont, CA 94002
Performance dates: Saturday, August 24 and August 31, Matinee performances: 2 p.m.
All parts non-equity, no pay.
For information about these auditions, contact Director Karen Byrnes via email@example.com.
ANNOUNCING AUDITIONS FOR
“The Lieutenant of Inishmore”
by Martin McDonagh
Directed by John Maio
Masquers Playhouse (www.masquers.org)
This incredible play (trust me, read it and you will thank me for it) is auditioning on:
Sat. May 4th 11am and Sun. May 5th 7pm.
Callbacks (by invitation only) Sun. May 12th 7pm
7 (M) playing 17 – 65, 1 (F) playing 16- 21
1-2 min dramatic monologue optional (Irish accent appreciated but not required) Cold Read from script (Irish accent required). Read the play prior to auditions. Present your best Stage Irish accent. No appointment needed. Please be on time & have your calendars as conflicts must be documented.
ALL ROLES OPEN/ NO PAY, NO AEA.
REHEARSALS START MID JULY
SHOW RUNS Thurs – Sun AUG 23rd – Sep 28th
For character descriptions, audition sides and additional information visit
Questions, access to the script?
Contact the Director firstname.lastname@example.org
The New Conservatory Theatre Center is pleased to announce casting for the World Premiere of American Dream, by Brad Erikson directed by Dennis Lickteig.
About the show:
Tom, a recently divorced, and recently out, 40-something architect finds himself unexpectedly falling in love with his handsome Spanish teacher, Salvador, in the beautiful city of San Miguel, Mexico.
Casting the following roles (Non-AEA ONLY):
Salvador (Male) 25, Hispanic, a Mexican national, teaches Spanish in San Miguel de Allende
Aaron (Male) Early 20’s, Dan’s nephew, a Minute Man
Sunday, April 21st, 2013 (General Auditions/by appointment only, from 4:30pm-7pm).
Sunday, April 28th, 2013 (Callbacks by directors request only, from 4:30pm)
Where: The New Conservatory Theater Center 25 Van Ness @ Market, Lower Lobby.
Prepare: A two minute contemporary monologue.
REHEARSALS: We begin rehearsal on July 1st and will rehearse 4-5 days a week (weekday evenings7-10 and either Saturday or Sunday.)
PERFORMANCES: Previews begin August 16th, Runs August 24th Thru September 15th
Wednesdays- Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 2pm
Pay: $750.00 (non-negotiable and inclusive with rehearsals and performances).
To set up an audition time, please send a headshot and resumé, to Lori Fowler, Production Coordinator @ email@example.com . You may also request a copy of the script & rehearsal schedule using the e-mail above. Auditions are by invitation only, based on submission. E-mails that do not include headshots and resumés will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS OR LINKS TO WEBSITES, PLEASE!
Coastal Repertory Theatre (Half Moon Bay) is pleased to announce Open Call Auditions for its summer musical:
HAIR, the mesmerizing tribal love-rock musical that defined the Age of Aquarius
By James Rado and Germone Ragni
Directed by Joe Duffy
Saturday, April 20 11:00 am
at Sea Crest School
901 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay, CA
|Audition InfoDATE: Saturday, April 20 11:00 am (please arrive at 10:30am for prep)LOCATION: Sea Crest School (2 blks north of Coastal Rep Theatre) 901 Arnold Way, Half Moon BayCALLBACKS: Sunday, April 28 1-5pm (if needed)PERFORMANCES: July 19-August 10, 2013 (Fri/Sat 8:00pm, Sun 2:00pm)
AUDITION PREP: Please visit our auditions page for complete audition instructions, list of roles, and musical numbers.
Auditions: Rapid Descent Physical Performance Company’s Macbeth.
Rapid Descent’s Macbeth will be a physical and dynamic production with a live trumpet, a live vocal score, and a loop station (which records and plays back sound samples onstage and will be used to create a multi-layered live sound score).
Seeking performers who are comfortable with Shakespearean text as well as moving and vocalizing. Casting for all roles currently open. We have been accepted as resident artists for the summer at Deborah Slater’s Studio 210 and will be rehearsing there in the months of June and July.
The cast of eight will be led by Megan Finlay (director/choreographer), Aaron Priskorn (musical director/composer/performer), and Jones Welsh (choreographer).
Performances will be in foolsFURY’s Factory Parts (July 15th to 28th) and in the SF Fringe. (September 6th to 21st) We do not currently have exact dates for these shows but will by the time the auditions happen. There may be a stipend of $350 per performer, (depending on grant applications currently being considered) but roles will initially be offered unpaid because we will not know grant results when casting.
The production will also have further life beyond the Fringe but performances this summer are the current focus.
Friday April 26th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Saturday April 27th, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Friday May 3rd,1:00pm to 3:00pm
Friday May 10th , 1:00pm to 3:00pm, or
Saturday May 11th , 1:30pm to 3:30pm.
Interested performers please send resume but no photo to Megan: firstname.lastname@example.org with an email that details your interest and experience with highly physical theater and/or Shakespeare. Please also rate your audition date preferences (Friday April 26th, Saturday April 27th and Friday May 3rd) from 1-3 and I will do my best to schedule you into a time that works for us both. Auditions will take place in the Mission in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Symphony seeks singers for several roles for their upcoming production of Bernstein’s West Side Story at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. This will be a concert performance, with no dialogue.
Music Director and Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Rehearsals Begin: June 21, 2013
Performance Dates: June 27, 28, 29, 30, and July 2, 2013
Salary: Commensurate with experience
AUDITION DATE: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in San Francisco
CONTACT: Elaine Robertson – email@example.com
REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION:
- Send resume, headshot, and demo recording of Broadway-style singing to Elaine Robertson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- After receipt of materials, you may be contacted to attend auditions in San Francisco on April 23, 2013.
· Prepare desired character’s selection(s) from West Side Story (see below for song(s) to prepare for each character).
· Prepare a brief Broadway selection in English from before World War II (e.g. Rodgers and Hammerstein, Gershwin, Kern, Bernstein).
BERNARDO (Baritone) – leader of the Sharks. Prepare Bernardo’s part in “Tonight” for audition.
ROSALIA (Mezzo-soprano) – one of the Sharks Girls. Prepare Rosalia’s part in “America” and “I Feel Pretty” for audition.
FRANCISCA (Mezzo-soprano) – one of the Sharks Girls. Prepare Francisca’s part in “I Feel Pretty” for audition.
CONSUELO (Mezzo Soprano) – one of the Sharks Girls. Prepare Consuelo’s part in “I Feel Pretty” for audition.
DIESEL (Baritone) – one of the Jets. Prepare Diesel’s part in “Gee, Officer Krupke” for audition.
BABY JOHN (Baritone) – one of the Jets. Prepare Baby John’s part in “Jet Song” and “Gee, Officer Krupke” for audition.
A-RAB (Baritone) – one of the Jets. Prepare A-Rab’s part in “Jet Song” and “Gee, Officer Krupke” for audition.
BIG DEAL (Baritone) – one of the Jets. Prepare Big Deal’s part in “Jet Song” and “Gee, Officer Krupke” for audition.
“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” Open Auditions (No Appts):
Sunday July 7th 6:30 to 9:30 PM
Monday July 8th 7:00 to 9:30 PM
You Need Only Come on 1 Audition Day
Choreography - Tues. July 9th 7:00 to 10:00 PM
Reading - Wed. July 10th 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Reading - Thurs. July 11th 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Vocal - Sun. July 14th 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
“Fiddler”, the beloved musical about Tevye, a poor dairyman, who in the face of outside influences upon their lives is raising his five daughters in the traditions of his Jewish community in the little Russian village of Anatevka.
WVLO Encourages Performers of all Races and Ethnicity to Audition
LOCATION: Saratoga Civic Theater 13777 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA.
Performances: Weekends November 9, 2013 – December 7, 2013
Bay Area Children’s Theatre seeks actors and singers for When the Mountain Meets the Moon, adapted by Min Kahng and directed by Mina Morita. Asian American actors especially encouraged, but all race/ethnicities welcome. Auditions will be Sunday April 28, 6-10PM, with callbacks on Monday April 29, 7-10:30PM, location TBA. Please prep two contrasting monologues and a musical theatre song. Accompanist will be provided. Actors of all ages 18+ strongly encouraged. Non-AEA only. All roles paid. Email email@example.com for an audition slot.
The Tabard Theatre Company announces auditions for MAKING GOD LAUGH, a comedy with dramatic tones, written by Sean Grennan. Director Doug Baird.
General Auditions: by appointment; Monday, May 6, afternoon, evening
Callbacks: as needed
Rehearsals will begin late July; schedule will be made to accommodate cast availability as much as possible.
Performances: September 20 – October 13, 2013, at Theatre on San Pedro Square, Downtown San Jose. Tabard productions include two performances on Saturdays (3pm & 8pm) and a matinee on Sundays (2pm). There will be one Thursday performance (October 10, 8pm).
MAKING GOD LAUGH is a family comedy that takes place in four scenes, each ten years apart, set at various holidays. Starting in 1980, the newly “launched” kids – a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former star football player – all return home, where we learn of their plans and dreams as they embark on their adult lives. The “empty nest” parents contend with their own changes too, as old family rituals and dubious recipes are trotted out and ancient tensions flare up. Over the course of thirty years’ worth of celebrations – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve and Easter – we see how, despite what we may have in mind, we often arrive at unexpected destinations. As Woody Allen once said “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans…”
RUTHIE—The matriarch of the family. She starts the play in her late forties or early fifties and ages thirty years, as does everyone. She’s bossy, authoritative, means well but tries to steer the world more than is humanly possible. She needles each of her children and even her husband, BILL to an extent but at bottom, way down there, truly loves them all.
BILL — Our patriarch. He loves everyone and is a go-with-the flow sort. Easy going, wouldn’t hurt anyone’s feelings, desperately in love with his kids and wife. Being the Dad of these people and RUTHIE’S husband is his life’s work and he’s successful at it. He lives a little in fear of RUTHIE but the worm turns when it must.
RICHARD — Eldest son. Mid-to late twenties as we start. He wants to conquer the world and it always looking for ways to do that. Not a plugger, more of an entrepreneur. He buys the latest everything and dresses “up to the second” stylish. He’s a good guy but has perhaps seen too many movies of how men behave rather than behaving as he would. A one-time football hero, he misses that kind of spotlight.
MADDIE—Second child. Mid-twenties at the top. She’s an aspiring actress. A strong willed person who loves her family. She’s closest to THOMAS and the two of them have a long-standing habit of picking on their big brother as a team. It’s good-natured except when it’s not. Of all the kids, she’s the only one to have moved away from her hometown. She lives in NY and struggles with the artist’s life as well as her life-life. She and her mother have a difficult relationship.
THOMAS—Son two, the baby of the family and the “good” son. A nice, even-tempered guy, in the style of his father, who thought his life was on a plan. A devoutly religious man studying for the priesthood at the beginning he’s nonetheless, funny, warm and not at all rigid in his approach to life. He means very well but like everyone has his life turn out differently than he planned.
What to prepare:
Cold readings; one-minute monologue optional, but not required.
Non-AEA. Stipend available.
To schedule appointment, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The week prior to the audition, an audition application/packet will be e-mailed to everyone with an appointment. Those auditioning should bring that to the audition filled out along with headshot and resume.
About the script, the play, the characters, etc., contact director Doug Baird, email@example.com .
All other questions, including setting up an appointment, contact Cathy Cassetta, Tabard executive director: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 408-979-0231