Angelina Ballerina – Touring Company / Vital Theatre

Vital Theatre Company seeks a cast of strong dancers who sing and act for the FIRST TOURING COMPANY of their hit, ANGELINA BALLERINA, THE MUSICAL!

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the first tour of “ANGELINA BALLERINA, THE MUSICAL,” with book and lyrics by SUSAN DiLALLO and music by BEN MORSS. The musical is inspired by the original book series by Katharine Holabird and illustrator Helen Craig and the popular TV show brought to life by HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment.

Angelina and her friends, Alice, Gracie, AZ, Viki, and even their teacher, Ms. Mimi, are all aflutter because a special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy! Angelina and her friends will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig and of course, ballet, and they are excited to show off their skills to their famous visitor. Angelina is the most excited of all, but will she get the starring moment she hopes for? Based on Hit Entertainment’s CG-animated series, Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps on PBS KIDS®, ANGELINA BALLERINA THE MUSICAL is a family-friendly show that will have the entire audience dancing in the aisles.

Only non-equity performers should apply. All ethnicities encouraged to submit. We will
see only adult actors to play all roles.

SEEKING STRONG DANCER/SINGERS FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES:

ANGELINA
Angelina is an 8 year old mouseling who is passionate about dancing and life. She is imaginative, clever, and determined and is a feisty spirit bursting with energy. Contemporary belt mix with Soprano. Classically trained ballet. She also dabbles in other styles of dance, including Tap, Irish Step, Hip-hop, and Modern, but she is a true Ballerina.

ALICE
Alice is Angelina’s oldest and best friend. She is optimistic, enthusiastic and always up for a new adventure. Ballet, theatre dance and Irish step. Ensemble singer.

GRACIE
Gracie is Angelina’s favorite rival. She is a little self-absorbed and very French. Gracie can be quite a teacher’s pet in order to get Miss. Mimi’s attention. She is very serious about her Modern dance. Mezzo Soprano, Contemporary musical theatre sound. Classically trained ballet with Strong Modern.

VIKI
Fun-loving, easy-going, entertaining and extroverted. Viki is passionate about tap dancing and is the first to try anything new. Ballet, theatre dance and strong Tapper. Ensemble
Singer.

A.Z.
A.Z. is obsessed with hip-hop dance and music. He is the trendsetter at Camembert Academy, always in the know about the latest pop-culture craze, such as the latest handshake, line dance or cheese du jour. Strong Hip-Hop with some theatre dance. Ballet a plus. Ensemble
singer.

SERENA SILVERTAIL
Miss Silvertail is the visiting Prima Ballerina to Camembert Academy. She is quite a star! She also appears to Angelina in her dreams! SEEKING A VERY STRONG, CLASSICALLY TRAINED BALLERINA – POINTE WORK. NO SINGING FOR THIS ROLE!

SEEKING STRONG SINGER/ACTORS FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES (NON-DANCING TRACKS):

MS. MIMI
Ms. Mimi is the head teacher at Camembert Academy and is every mouseling’s role model. She is a good listener and has an innate understanding of her student’s, always guiding them to work out their own issues and overcome their obstacles. Legit Mezzo-Soprano-gentle mix. Theatre Dance and knowledge of Ballet a plus.

ANGELINA’S DAD
Angelina’s Dad is a kind, considerate father who guides Angelina in the right direction, teaching her to make the best out of any bad situation and to always have a positive attitude. He is a proud mouseling father. Bari-tenor. Gentle vocal quality. Good mover with Soft Shoe.

Rehearsals for the tour begin with an orientation on August 23rd. Rehearsals will then be arranged weekdays until the launch of the tour. First Leg of Tour: October 2nd – November 17th. Second Leg of Tour: November 23rd – December 9th.

Please email submissions to Holly Buczek, Casting Director at hdbauditions@gmail.com or holly@hdbcasting.com.
No hard-copy submissions or phone calls to the Vital Office! Those submissions will be discarded.
Auditions will be by appointment August 14th and 15th.

 

Job Start Date:
8/22/2012
Job End Date:
12/9/2012
Union Information:
Non-union only
Salary:
$450 a week
Company:
Vital Theatre Company/HDB Casting

Address:

New York, NY 10086
US
Contact:

holly@hdbcasting.com

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