Actors for New Musical Reading

WHO: Reading of New Musical Immortal Journey at Theatre Row
by Samuel J. Bernstein
Directed by Eric P. Vitale

SEEKS:
15 men to play ages 20 to 50 all ethnic backgrounds
4 women to play ages 20 to 35 all ethnic backgrounds
Any actor who plays guitar, Spanish guitar or drums is also encouraged to present these talents.

WHEN: 2/7/2010 – 2/20/2010. Auditions will be held on Sat., Jan. 9th from 3pm to 4:30pm and Sun., Jan. 10th from 3pm to 5pm.
 
REQUIREMENTS: Industry Staged Reading of a new epic musical, Immortal Journey about the life and travels of Ponce de Leon in search of the Fountain of Youth. Must have strong voices, proficiency at reading music and be able to learn quickly. Seeking all ethnic backgrounds.

PREPARE: 16 bars of a musical theatre ballad that shows range. Please bring a secondary piece if needed. An accompanist will be provided.

All auditions, rehearsals and performances will take place at Theatre Row (42nd Street). Performers will be expected to learn all music before rehearsals begin and must be available for all rehearsal times listed below.

BENEFITS: $50 travel stipend and possibility of continuing with the show.

Rehearsal: Feb. 7th through 18th from 6:30pm to 10pm.
Performances: Feb. 19th at 3pm and 7:30pm and Feb. 20th at 7:30pm

HOW TO APPLY: For questions or to schedule a specific time please email immortaljourney@yahoo.com

Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies – Open Auditions

WHO: Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies – Open Auditions. Produced by Inside Broadway. Multi-cultural local-touring production, in a special 45-minute version performed in NYC public elementary, middle and high schools.

SEEKS:  TYA $451/week minimum. R/T transportation to schools provided.

Three Singer/Dancers (M/F): Energetic, multi-cultural cast. Performers must be able to play a range of characters (early 20s – early 30s). Must be strong singers who dance at soloist level (Theatre, Jazz and Tap background needed). Must be able to give 100% at a 9 AM performance. Must be comfortable singing in various styles, and have facility communicating with young audiences. All roles will be designated Actor/ASM positions. There is a Q&A session with the students after each performance.

Employer's statement: "The producer and director are strongly dedicated to interracial casting and ethnic minorities are greatly encouraged to attend." Equity Principal Auditions: Tuesday, January 12 at AEA.

Producer: Michael Presser
Concept: Donald McKayle
Based on the music of Duke Ellington
Director/Choreographer: Barry McNabb
Musical Arrangements: Corinne Aquilina
Company Manager/Associate Producer: Nick Sala

When: OPEN Auditions (Equity/non):
Thursday, January 14, 2010
11 AM – 5 PM
Callbacks are planned for Friday, January 15. There will be dancing at callbacks

Where: Ripley-Grier Studios
520 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor
New York City

Notes/What to bring: The producer will run all aspects of this call. Equity audition procedures will NOT be in effect, and no Equity Monitor will be provided.

Please prepare 16 bars of a song, preferably in the style of the show. Songs from the show are welcome. Have a second song ready, if asked. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.

Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

PRODUCTION RUNS: 1st rehearsal: March 1, 2010. Runs March 15 – mid May; morning performances. Two-week layoff: March 29 – April 12.

Company Manager – Forestburgh Playhouse

WHO: Forestburgh Playhouse, an Equity summer theatre 90 miles from NYC.

SEEKS: Company Manager for full summer season.

BENEFITS: Competitive salary, meals, housing included. Good working/learning atmosphere for experienced BFA/MFA students or recent graduates.

REQUIREMENTS: Primary responsibility is the housing/transportation of company. Ideal candidate should have excellent organizational & leadership skills and have the flexibility to adapt to any situation. A valid driver's license is a must. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications preferred. Visit web site for season schedule and additional employment information.

HOW TO APPLY: Email resumes to FBstaff10@gmail.com, Attention: Sarah Norris, Associate Managing Director. (www.fbplayhouse.com )


Designers – Stagedoor Manor Summer Season

WHO: Stagedoor Manor, a Performing Arts Camp for ages 10 -18, in NY’s Catskill Mountains

SEEKS:  Designers for 2010 Season (June – August) -scenic, lighting, props, costumes

REQUIREMENTS: Energetic, flexible, youth oriented, hard working, & fun loving individuals over the age of 21. All builds are done from a team approach.

SEASON: Our program is for youth interested in exposure to the theatre, in a Summer Stock style setting. We produce 39 shows in our 8 onsite theaters (Black Box to Proscenium to In The Round) over summer.

BENEFITS: Salary, Room & Board, plus transportation from NYC.
 
HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume & references to: Chris Armbrister, USA@stagedoorjobs.com or Fax: 267-295-8767. www.stagedoormanor.com INTERVIEWS: NYC (Feb 8-9) / SETC (March).

Managing Director – LAByrinth Theater Company

WHO:  LAByrinth Theater Company

SEEKS: Managing Director, which reports to the Board of Directors and functions as the company's CFO, oversees all administrative and production departments. The MD is responsible for budgeting, daily finance activity and cashflow management, annual audit, and contract development and negotiation. They will work with LAB's Development Director and Board of Directors to build strategic partnerships and plan and oversee revenue enhancing strategies, including annual appeal and several benefit events. With part-time marketing staff support, plus an independent PR firm, MD oversees season and membership campaigns and drafts press releases. MD may also be involved in the oversight of a unique and successful education program, including teaching classes in producing. Production activity can include the development of more than forty new plays each season, a two-week summer retreat (attended by more than 200 artists in residence), several reading series, and Main Stage and Development productions.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter (with salary history and requirements) and resume via email to:
resume@labtheater.org . Inquiries will be accepted through February 5.

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