Summer Theatre of New Canaan
New Canaan, CT 06840
Seeking Non-Equity actors for Summer Theatre of New Canaan’s World Premiere of a Theatre for A Young Audience musical, Stoopkids Stories Live! All actors must live within 50 miles of the theatre, and be willing to commute to New Canaan, CT for performances and/or rehearsals.
Following Equity Covid Safety guidelines.
Performances are under an open-air state of the art tent theatre in New Canaan, CT.
Rehearsals run June 26- July 16 (either in New Canaan or in NYC)
Show runs July 17- August 1 on Saturdays & Sundays (6 performances total)
Written by Melissa Victor (Based on her successful podcast Stoopkids Stories)
Director: Melissa Victor
Musical Director: David Rowen
Choreographer: Melissa Victor
Production Manager: Michael Blagys
Actors 18+ to play elementary/middle school age children full of Black Girl Magic and Black Boy Joy.
PEACH: Black/African American. Very intelligent. Knows that she is capable of succeeding but has doubts. Athletic. Extremely hard worker. Strong Dancer. Soprano.
NATHANIEL: Black/African American. Peach's best friend and hype man. Has Peach's back no matter what. High energy. Strong Dancer. Tenor. In Act 2, doubles as James.
MCKINLEY: Black/African American. The oldest of the crew. SGA President. Giving Michelle Obama vibes if Michelle Obama was in middle school. Doubles as the teacher Ms. Blaze and as the bully, Big J. Dancer
TIA: Black/African American. The newest friend to the crew. The stylish one. Hair is always “laid”. Doubles as Peach's mom.
BREA: Black/African American. Loves to dance. Byron's twin sister. The more level headed twin. Became IG famous from a viral dance video her and her twin created. Popular. Strong dancer. Doubles as Cookie.
BYRON: Black/African American. Brea's twin brother. Loves to dance. Could care less about school work, he is always making up an 8-count in his head. Cool, calm and laid back. Strong dancer. Tumbling is a plus. Doubles as Keenan.
KARR: Black/African American. Friends with Peach. The “tech”-y one of the group. Always taking apart things and putting them back together. Also doubles as Trey and Marquise. Dancer.
All auditions will be through video submissions.
Please prepare 32 bars of a Pop, R&B, or Gospel song of your choice, one that best reflects your singing ability and shows your vocal range.
Please email headshot, resume, and audition material to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30.
June 26, 2021 - August 1, 2021