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EQUITY PRINCIPLE AUDITIONS for ARTS CENTER PRODUCTIONS

Auditions for “Singing in the Rain” are Sunday, September 7 from 11:00AM – 6:00PM. The production will be directed by Casey Colgan, well known to the Arts Center for directing “Hairspray”, “42nd Street”, “Aida” and many others.

 

Audition Location
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina -  www.artshhi.com
14 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Black Box Theater 2nd Floor


All roles are open

Actors must be able to have great acting, vocal and dance/movement abilities. Ensemble actors will understudy lead roles.
Please prepare 32 bars of a song either from the show or in the style of the show. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Accompanist provided. Dance Callbacks are after the call. For the callbacks, wear clothing that shows off your body. Please have tap & character shoes.

Show Dates

1st Rehearsal - November 11, Preview - December 3

Opening - December 5, Closing - December 28

Personnel
Director - Casey Colgan
Musical Director - TBD
Choreographer - TBD
General Manager - Richard Feldman
Script by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. Songs by Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed

Appointments
Gail Ragland, 843-686-3945 ext. 236, gragland@artshhi.com. M - F 9:00AM - 1:00PM
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
• A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Breakdown

Don Lockwood - 25 – 30’s Silent matinee idol, who oozes charisma. Must convincingly woo Kathy and the audience with his wit and charm. He has come from lowly beginnings but he weaves a story to help create his own movie career, where his reality merges with his screen persona. Charming, witty, Bari-Tenor with Strong Ballet and Tap Skills.

Kathy Seldon - 19 - 28 A young and up-coming actress who isn’t dazzled by Don’s star status. Forthright, honest and determined and should be independent and smart. Strong willed, smart. Don Lockwood’s love interest. (Singer - Mezzo with mixed belt to C and legit to E, Dancer - strong tap jazz and Ballet.

Cosmo Brown - 25 – 30’s An excellent verbal and physical comedian, he is Don’s best friend from childhood. strong comedic timing, Singer - Tenor to Ab, Dancer - especially tap, pianist a plus). HE IS A CLOWN.

Lina Lammont - 25 - 30 Uber glamorous silent screen star, off screen a crass and brash women with the famously annoying voice. (Actress with comedic timing, Singer - Character Voice, Mezzo or Soprano to Eb).

R.F. Simpson - 40 + Head of Monumental Pictures, a powerful yet likeable businessman. Head of the film studio.

Roscoe Dexter - 40 + Highly strung film director for Monumental Pictures, comedic character doesn’t deal with stress well.

Dora Bailey - 40 + A society radio reporter and gossip columnist. Ruby Wax meets Mrs. Merton, she is the public eyes and ears in Hollywood. Over-exaggerated, bubbly columnist and radio personality. this character may double as MISS DINSMORE. (Lina Lamonts frustrated Vocal Coach).

 

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