DC TO HOST AUDITIONS FOR ELF, THE MUSICAL NATIONAL TOUR AND DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURS
ELF - THE MUSICAL - NAT’L TOUR AND DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST National Tour and International Tour
Washington, DC auditions
7/28 – at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA.
Zickler Rehearsal Room
sign-in in Mead Lobby
NETworks is pleased to announce auditions for their 2014-2015 National Tours of ELF, The Musical, and the National and International 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.
For Elf Executive producer, NETWORKS, Kary Walker; Director, Sam Scalamoni; Choreographer, Connor Gallagher; Tour Musical Supervisor, John Mezzio; Music, Matthew Sklar; Lyrics by Chad Beguelin; Book by Bob Martin and Tom Meehan; Bob Cline, casting. First Rehearsal 10/14, open 11/10, closes 1/4. This musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film of the same name.
We are seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices; prepare a brief song selection, which shows off your voice and range. Good Comedic skills required.
For Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Robert Jess Roth, original dir.; Matt West, original choreo.; 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. Rehearsals for both the International Tour and National Tour of Beauty and the Beast will begin on Aug. 25th, closing date is TBD. We are seeking performers with strong legit Broadway voices; WE WOULD LOVE IT, IF YOU COULD SING FROM THE SHOW, IF POSSIBLE...If not, 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.
Auditions will be held at Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, Virginia.
Please sign-in in the Mead Lobby,
Auditions to be held in the Zickler Rehearsal Room.
Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to come back for a movement call later in the day.
Dancer’s should be prepared to sing after they dance. Bring sheet music. Pianist provided.
We will only be looking for roles listed below at this call.
Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call. All cast must at least move well. All roles paid. $925-1300/week. Non-Equity performers only.
Mon., July 28th – 10:00am Performers/Singers interested in roles listed below.
Mon., July 28th – 2:00pm Dancers interested in roles below
SEEKING FOR ELF:
[BUDDY] This role was made famous by Will Ferrell in the movie. Buddy is Caucasian, 30ish, male. Funny, and warm with an infectious personality. He has been raised as one of Santa's Elves and has the innocence of a child. He has outrageous enthusiasm for everything he sees and does but it is very genuine. We are seeking a comedian with great subtle timing and an amazing singing voice. Must be charming and extremely likable.
[GREENWAY] Male, 50s, shrewd businessman, must have an amazing singing voice and great comic timing. The man in command. This role covers the role of Walter, played by James Caan in the movie. Walter is 50s, male. He is a upscale successful business man who has become cold and distant with his family until Buddy enters their life. He is a workaholic with little time left for enjoying life or appreciating simple things. Should be a good singer.
[EMILY] Female, to play Caucasian, age 40s, warm, amazing singing voice. A very New York, dry witted loving mother to Michael, and wife of Walter. Must have great comedic skills.
[MICHAEL] Male, to play Caucasian, 10 yrs old, funny, smart, amazing singing voice.
[SUPPORTING LEAD] POSSIBLY SEEKING ROLE AND STANDBY FOR ROLE.
[SANTA] Male, to play Caucasian, 50s to 60s, jolly, warm, funny, good singing voice. Down to earth, a beer and pizza kind of Santa.
SEEKING FOR BEAUTY AND THE BEAST—
[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;
[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;
[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 ensemble – Strong dancer/singer/tumbler with strong ballet and jazz technique. We are current seeking someone to play or cover the carpet. This role has also understudied Lefou, in the Past.
[FEMALE ENSEMBLE] – Strong dancer/singer with strong ballet and jazz technique. We are current seeking someone to cover Belle. You must sing and dance well.
MUSICIANS - NETworks 2014-2015 Touring Season
NETworks Presentations, LLC is seeking musicians for its upcoming 2014-2015 touring season. Shows include: Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, FLASHDANCE, and ELF THE MUSICAL. Open positions include REED DOUBLERS (flute/piccolo/clarinet/bass clarinet/saxophones), CELLO, and ELECTRIC/ACOUSTIC GUITAR. All other positions are filled at this time. 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. Send materials to John Mezzio at email@example.com NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!!
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.
Please submit a cover letter and resume (PDF format) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.