Non-Equity Open Call – Fiddler on the Roof (Chicago)

WHO: Dave Clemmons Casting/Open Call

SEEKING: Non-Equity Actors

[GOLDE] To play 35 to 55 Dairy farmer’s wife. Looks older than her age from the hard lifestyle. Strong willed. A disciplinarian. Able to convey a command with a look or a clap of the hands.

[LAZAR WOLF] Male to play 50- 60. Town butcher, wealthiest man in town. Strong and big in stature. A widower. A sense of the finer things in life but a bit crude in presence due to the nature of his work. Will understudy the role of “Tevye.”

[FYEDKA] Male 18+ to play 20s. Russian peasant. Enjoys reading and has a very gentle manner. Displays a sense of respect for people, including those of the Jewish community. Has very strong feelings for Chava. Excellent Tenor.

[CONSTABLE] Male to play 40s. The local law official. Very much a peasant himself, with a sense of duty to his job. Treats all with equal respect, but considers himself a cut above the rest (most notably the Jewish population) due to the uniform he wears.

[RABBI] Character man who is an excellent singer and actor.

Men and women of various ages to play Ensemble characters and to understudy principal roles.

WHEN: Rehearsals begin early September 2010.

PAY: Minimum salary of $375/week plus per diem, housing, and transportation.

HOW TO AUDITION: When: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 10:00 AM
                               Where: Lou Conte Dance Studio
                                          1147 W. Jackson Blvd
                                          Chicago, IL 60607

Notes/What to bring: Please prepare a brief legit musical theatre song that shows off range and personality and bring your book in case you are asked to sing another selection. Bring a Picture/Resume and sheet music in the appropriate key. Accompanist will be provided. Typing may occur.

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