DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International Tour
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DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International Tour
5/14-5/15 – at Debbie Reynolds Dance Studios, 6514 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA, 91606 – Studio D and E.
NETworks is announcing auditions for their International and National 2014-2015 tours of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. WE ARE LOOKING TO CAST THESE TWO COMPANIES AS ETHNICALLY DIVERSE AS POSSIBLE. ALL ETHNICITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION. Robert Jess Roth, Original Director.; Matt West, original choreographer.; Alan Menken, music; Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, lyrics; Linda Woolverton, book; Tour dir., Sam Scalamoni; Tour choreo., Connor Gallagher; Bob Cline, Tricia Gentry casting. Auditions will be held in Los Angeles 5/14-5/15 – at Debbie Raynold’s Dance Studios, 6514 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA, 91606 – Studios D and E; The tour is currently running, and will begin rehearsals for the International Tour on June 22nd, and the domestic tour in late August. Closing date is TBD. We are seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices; prepare an uptempo or ballad which shows off your voice and range; standard Broadway music is best. If you are a character actor, prepare a song appropriate for that character. Bring sheet music. Pianist provided. You are Welcome and Encouraged to sing from the show, but please have another appropriate selection with you. We are always seeking male tumblers during these calls. Bring picture & resume. Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to stay and dance, and dancers should be prepared to stay and sing. Almost all ensemble members must sing well enough to cover a principle roll. All roles paid. Non-Equity performers only.
Thursday., May 14th– 9:00 am Male and Female singers interested in roles listed below.
Friday, May 15th–9:00 am -Female dancers interested in roles listed below.
Friday, May 15th – 10:00am – Male dancers interested in roles listed below
Belle: early to mid-20s (plays 18), classically beautiful face, her eyes shine with intelligence, seems entirely unaware of her looks, strong-willed, adventurous, and noble, a true heroine, sensitive and smart, should move very well, vocal range: lyrical pop theatre voice to an E with a very strong and clear belt;
Beast: late 20s-late 30s, 6'0" or taller, this role requires an exceptional actor (classical training helpful), who is also a major singer, a tortured soul trapped in the body of the Beast, angry, volatile, and hopeless, when he meets Belle, she awakens his warm, loving human side and is able to overcome his bestial nature to break the spell, should be handsome and well-built, vocal range: baritone to an F;
Maurice: late 40s-late 50s, Belle's father, eccentric inventor, comic, warm, sincere, and immensely loveable, devoted to his daughter, short and stout is good, not obese, vocal range: character voice to a D;
Gaston: mid-20s to mid-30s, no older, must be 6'0" or taller, very handsome muscular build, sexy with a larger-than-life chiseled face, actor must be a strong comedic farceur capable of playing a larger-than-life style, rude, self-centered bully, egomanical, narcissistic, should move very well, vocal range: big Broadway baritone with a solid F;
Le Fou: mid-20s to mid-30s, no taller than 5'8", Gaston's adoring hanger-on buddy, a true fall guy, buffoon, must be able to handle physical comedy and move well, seeking an accomplished stage comedian/stage clown, must be able to sing and be able to do a character voice, vocal range: to a G;
Mrs. Potts: early 40s-early 50s, plump sweet-faced English teapot, kind-hearted maternal cook, sings the title song, vocal range: lyrical alto down to a low F sharp with a convincing English accent;
Lumiere: early 30s-early 40s, a candelabra, very charming, very suave, very French, maitre D' who fancies himself as a ladies' man, passionate, prone to dramatic displays of emotion, the Beast's coach in the love department, must have a credible French accent, must move well, vocal range: baritone to a G;
Cogsworth: mid-30s to late 40s, manic, officious Enlgish major domo, someone wound him up way too tight and he has never wound down, slightly snooty Brit, with a heart of gold, English accent required, vocal range: character voice--baritone, not much singing;
Babette: early 20s-early 30s, beautiful feather duster, continually teases Lumiere, must dance, not too bright, voluptuous, tall with a show-girl body, French accent required, vocal range: Broadway belt with a legit soprano;
Wardrobe: ealry 40s-early 50s, warm, friendly, comedic, vain old girl, very theatrical, had pretensions to an operatic career, should have an ample build, but not obese, loud laugh, the life of the party, vocal range: legit operatic mezzo to G or B flat;
Chip: pre-adolescent boy, eight to 10 years old, to play an adorable, inquisitive, eight-year-old teacup, 51" maximum, weight: 68 lbs., must sing.
Male and Female ensemble – Strong dancer/singers or singer/dancers with strong ballet and jazz technique. Most need to be able to understudy principle roles. All ethnicities needed.
ESPECIALLY SEEKING MALE TUMBLERS.
NO TELEPHONE CALLS!
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST INTERNATIONAL TOUR
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST INTERNATIONAL TOUR - MUSICIANS
NETworks Presentations, LLC is seeking immediate musician replacements for its international tour of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Open positions include REEDS (flute/oboe/English Horn/clarinet/bass clarinet), TRUMPET, FRENCH HORN, VIOLIN, and DRUMS/PERCUSSION. Also seeking keyboard players for the Conductor and Associate Conductor positions. Competitive salary based on experience, plus daily expense allowance and company provided transportation. To be considered you must submit all of the following: a resume, a current picture, and samples of your playing. In order to participate in this tour you must have or be able to acquire a valid passport with an expiration date no earlier than March 2017. Employment begins on or about July 1, 2015.
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NETworks Presentations' Production Department is actively recruiting technicians to fill immediate openings and future positions for current and upcoming tours. NETworks tours shows both domestically and internationally. All technical positions are contracted with benefits through IATSE.
Resumes are being accepted for: Audio Engineers, Automation, Carpentry, Electrics, Hair & Make-up, Properties, Rigging & Fly, Stage Management (AEA & Non-AEA), Technical Directors (Head Carpenters), PAs, Video & Projections, and Wardrobe.
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