Audition : Audition for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre in Chicago on 04/11

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – Chicago Open Call/Female Identified Dancers
Drury Lane Oakbrook Theatre


AUDITION DATE
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
2:00 pm (CDT)
Dancers may be asked to sing from 4-5pm.

APPOINTMENTS
No Appointment necessary. EMC and Non-Union seen with priority given to AEA, then EMC, then Non-Union

CONTRACT
Special Agreement Drury Lane Special Agreement; $782/week

SEEKING
Diverse Male, Female, and Gender Expansive Dancers/Singers/Actors. Performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, ages, and disabilities will be fully and fairly considered for all roles and are encouraged to audition for said roles. See breakdown for details.

PREPARATION
Bring current resume and headshot. Come ready to dance. Dance will include: Ballet, Musical Theatre, and Tap. Female identified should also bring pointe shoes if they are trained in pointe. Bring 16 bar cut in the style of the show in case you are asked to stay and sing. Accompanist provided.

LOCATION
Porchlight Music Theatre (Rehearsal Space)
4200 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639

PERSONNEL
Lynne Kurdziel Formato – Director/Choreographer
Jessica Wolfrum – Assistant Choreographer
Matthew Carney – Casting Director

OTHER DATES
Callbacks: April 15, 2019 – April 16, 2019
1st Possible Rehearsal: January 6, 2020
1st Performance: January 31, 2020
Contemplated Closing: March 29, 2020

OTHER
Drury Lane Productions is commited to being an equal opportunity employer of Actors of all ethnicities (including, but not limited to, African-American, Asian/Asian-Pacific American, Hispanic-American, Native American, multi-cultural), female identified Actors, seniors, and Actors with disabilities.
ECC Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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 attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
PRINCIPAL DANCING ROLES. All principal roles will be understudied by the chorus/swings:
Jerry 20-29 – MUST DANCE (ballet/partner/tap/MT) Tenor – American
Lise 18-25 – MUST DANCE (ballet/partner/MT/pointe) Soprano to Mezzo-soprano. French/Jewish
Adam 20 -29 – MUST DANCE (Tap/MT). Tenor. Familiarity with piano a plus, not mandatory. American/Jewish/New York
Milo 32- 40 – MUST DANCE (MT) – MUST SING and ACT – Mezzo-soprano. Sophisticated woman of the world – American
Henri – 25-39 – MUST DANCE (Tap/MT) Tenor – French
CHORUS. All chorus parts will be understudied by other members of the chorus/swings: Most chorus must be able to dance ballet, tap, and musical theatre. Four female identified chorus must be able to dance pointe. Chorus parts and dance requirements listed below.
Female Identified Chorus Parts:
Olga – DANCE (Character/MT/Tap). Former Ballet Dancer.
Madame DuTois – DANCE (Character/MT/Tap). Covers MILO.
3rd Character Track – DANCE (Character/MT/Tap). Covers Madame Baurel, Olga, Madame DuTois.
Male Identified Chorus Parts:
Monsieur Baurel/Store Manager – Age 50-60. Character dancing.
Mr. Z – Age 35-45. Character dancing.
Monsieur DuTois – DANCE (Character/MT/Tap). Covers Monsieur Baurel.

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 audition.

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