Xanadu - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 12.30.21) | Playbill

Xanadu - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline: 12.30.21)

CATEGORY: Performer

Eagle Theatre
Hammonton

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
SPT
$328 weekly minimum (SPT 2)

PERSONNEL
Choreographer (Dann Dunn)
Skate Consultant (Ricky ‘Glytch’ Evans)

Viewing auditions:
Producing Artistic Director (Angela Longo)
Artistic Associate (Kylie Westerbeck)

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: February 2, 2022
First Preview: March 3. 2022
Closing: March 20, 2022
Performances run: March 3-20 (Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays at 7:30PM and Sundays at 3PM

OTHER
https://www.eagletheatre.org/

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

SEEKING
Equity actors of any races, ethnicities, genders, and body types for roles in XANADU (see breakdown).

BREAKDOWN

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Video submissions should include a one-minute or brief cut from a song of choice, in the style of the show, OR performers can choose to audition with one of the songs provided below (sheet music with lyrics and accompaniment track are provided in our public Google Drive link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-TfhjQhCUmV27KGwUJ7WALwWV4Bpu4Ls?usp=sharing

Soprano (high) option: ‘Someday’ from The Wedding Singer
Tenor (middle) option: ‘It Takes Two’ from Hairspray
Baritone (low) option: ‘Love from a Heart of Gold’ from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

ROLES:

Kira (Clio) - The youngest of Zeus's daughters and the muses. Falls in love with Sonny. Adventurous. Honest and determined. Muse of history and the leader of the muses. Requires roller skating and tap-dancing experience. Age: 20 to 30. vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: G3.

Sonny Malone - A self-critical and depressed, mortal, chalk artist who falls in love with Kira. Not particularly smart. He embodies 1980s pop culture and is very much a California dreamer. Requires roller skating experience, tap dancing experience a plus. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: B3.

Danny Maguire (Zeus) - The hard-nosed "all work and no play" businessman who owns the theater he once built for his love, Kira. Used to be a budding artist like Sonny but has since let money and greed consume him. Age: 50 to 70. Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: A3.

Calliope (Aphrodite) - Kira's older sister and fellow muse. She is jealous of Kira and as Melpomene's sidekick, plots with her for Kira's downfall. The Muse of epics. Age: 30 to 60. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: G3.

Thalia - One of Kira's older sisters and fellow muse. Muse of comedy. Doublings include: Siren, Young Danny, Tubes Singer, and Cyclops. Age: 20 to 35. Vocal range top: C6. Vocal range bottom: C4.

Euterpe - One of Kira's older sisters and fellow muse. Muse of music. Doublings include: Siren, Andrews Sister, and Thetis. Age: 20 to 35. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: G3.

Erato - One of Kira's older sisters and fellow muse. Muse of lyrics and erotica. As Eros, she is responsible for shooting Kira with the arrow of love brought on by Melpomene and Calliope's spell. Doublings include: Siren, Andrews Sister, Eros, and Hera. Age: 25 to 45. Vocal range top: C6. Vocal range bottom: G3.

Terpsicore - One of Kira's older sisters and fellow muse. Muse of dance. As Hermes, the messenger of the gods, he is deeply masculine in voice but sassy and flippant in attitude. Doublings include: Siren, Tubes Singer, Hermes, and Centaur. Age: 25 to 40. Vocal range top: C6. Vocal range bottom: C4.

Medusa/ Melpomene - This role has been precast. Muse of Tragedy is the eldest of the Muses and is most responsible for plotting against Kira. Strong singer.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. Please email submissions along with your headshot and resume.

Deadline: 12/30/2021

SUBMIT TO
casting@eagletheatre.org

SALARY

SPT $328 weekly minimum (SPT 2)

UNION

AEA

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