Rock of Ages National Tour Performers – Phoenix Entertainment

WHO: Phoenix Entertainment

SEEKING: Rock of Ages – National Tour Performers

DREW: an appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a very strong rock tenor voice. Drew works at the legendary Bourbon Room hoping and waiting for his dreams to come true. He finds an instant attraction to Sherrie, the beautiful new arrival from the Midwest, who encourages him to go after his dreams;

SHERRIE: Caucasian female, an in-shape, pretty, fresh faced, innocent Midwestern girl stepping right off the bus into a new world to pursue her dreams of stardom. Strong comedic timing, strong rock belt, good dance/ very strong movement ability. Must be in great shape, must be comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing;

LONNY: the narrator of the piece. May not be the most physically appealing but sure thinks he is. Charming, mischievous, welcoming, vibrant personality, a guy who would be fun to spend one drunken night with. Very strong comedic timing/improv skills and strong rock vocals;

DENNIS DUPREE: Classic stoner type guy who runs the famous Bourbon Room club. Torn about whether he should sell the club to Hertz, a German businessman. Very strong comedic timing. A laid back, easy going dude real dude. Bari-tenor rock vocals;

STACEE JAXX/FATHER: A sexy rock star. Decided to leave his successful hair/metal-rock band to try it solo. Self important, confident intriguing in all the wrong ways, the ultimate bad boy; he is all about sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Good body, strong comedic timing and strong rock tenor voice;

JUSTICE/MOTHER:African American female, strong presence, an easy sensuality about her, once a performer, she now operates a strip club where Sherrie winds up working. Takes on the maternal role for the girls that work for her. Strong, soulful vocals and belt needed;

REGINA: a fun, hippie type, earthy girl who fights against the attempted take over of The Strip. Strong comedic timing, belt vocals and comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing

HERTZ KLINEMANN: an attractive older German male. Uptight, cold, intimidating businessman trying to buy up the Strip to develop it. The bad guy of the piece. Strong comedic timing and baritone vocals;

FRANZ KLINEMANN: Hertz’s son, young German male. Works for his father but not by choice. Pressured and intimidated by his father. Shy, gentle with a big heart. Strong vocals and comedic timing;

MAYOR/JA’KEITH/ENSEMBLE: African American male, a strong character actor with good comedic timing to play numerous roles, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability

JOEY PRIMO/ENSEMBLE: a young male with the rocker sensibility, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability, possible US for Drew/Stacee.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Three of the sexiest female singer/dancers around. Sassy, in shape, beautiful. Must be comfortable in very skimpy/sexy clothing. Strong dance, and vocals. Will US principal roles so must be able to sing for Sherrie, Justice or Regina.

REQUIREMENTS: Looking for fresh, appealing, energetic performers with a rock & roll sensibility, fun personality, strong singing voices and strong dance/movement ability. Bring picture/resume stapled together and sheet music with your best 16 bars of an 80’s rock selection, in the correct key. You may be asked to dance/move later that day. Sides/Music are available to download at www.rockofagesontour.com. Competitive compensation package includes salary, per diem, travel and housing. It is better to be seen live but if you can’t make this call please do a video submission. The information for submitting is at www.rockofagesontour.com

WHEN: 8/15/2012 – 8/30/2012

Open auditions will be held on Wednesday, April 18th at 10am at:

Chelsea Studios
151 W 26th street (between 6th and 7th Ave)
NYC

UNION INFORMATION: Non Equity

PAY: Competitive package

HOW TO APPLY: For more information see www.rockofagesontour.com

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