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New York, NY Casting Calls: “West Side Story” Open Auditions

Project: “West Side Story”
Casting Calls Categories: Musical
Location: New York, NY

Now Casting/Open Auditions:

SEEKING, FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE REPLACEMENTS IN THE CURRENTLY RUNNING TOUR:

MARIA
Early to mid 20s, Puerto Rican. Requires a beautiful soprano, excellent actress with a gorgeous legit voice. Fluent in Spanish a plus.

TONY
Mid 20s. Handsome, masculine. Working-class. Excellent actor. Especially looking for someone who is not your typical leading man. Strong legit tenor voice.

LT. SCHRANK
Man, 45-55. The enforcer. And a racist. Strong actor required (non-singing).

RIFF
Tony’s best friend. Courageous and cocky. Great actor and dancer, strong baritone singer.

ACTION, A-RAB, SNOWBOY, BIG DEAL
Young Caucasian men. Roles for actor/dancer/singers. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing.

BABY JOHN
Young Caucasian character. Looks younger than all the other Jets, but not necessarily the smallest. An innocent.

ANYBODY’S
Young woman. Tomboy who is just looking to belong. Small and underdeveloped. Requires a beautiful singing voice for the solo “Somewhere.”

DIESEL
Young Caucasian man. The muscle of the Jets, large and imposing masculine presence.

ANITA
Puerto Rican. Young, fiery girl. Role for a very strong trained dancer and singer (mezzo) and a terrific actress. Must also be fluent in Spanish.

BERNARDO
Puerto Rican. Maria’s older brother. Proud and somewhat arrogant boy. Terrific dancer, actor and singer. Fluent in Spanish.

CHINO
Young Puerto Rican. Role for an actor/dancer/singer. Must be trained in ballet and jazz dancing. Fluency in Spanish is a must.

DOC
Man, 50-60. The genial drugstore owner. Strong actor required (non-singing).

OFFICER KRUPKE
Man, 35-40. A cop on the beat. A bit of a buffoon, and a sadist. Actor understudies Schrank, Doc and Gladhand. Strong actor required (non-singing).

GLADHAND
Man, 35-40. Social worker. Good sense of humor. Strong character actor required (non-singing). Understudies Schrank, Doc and Krupke.

AUDITION DATE:
Thursday, September 29, 2011
10 AM – 6 PM
Lunch from 1:30 – 2:30

AUDITION LOCATION:
Chelsea Studios
151 West 26th St.
6th Fl
New York, NY 10001

If auditioning for Doc, Krupke, Gladhand or Schrank, prepare a monologue, 2 minutes or less. All others, prepare a song in the style of the show that shows off your ability to tell a story. Singing from the score is encouraged. Bring sheet music in the correct key; accompanist is provided, but may not transpose.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

Production Contract Tour, Tier C $1,227/week minimum.

Casting Calls Categories: Open Casting Calls / Theater Casting Calls / Paid Roles Casting Calls / Musical Casting Calls / Spanish Speaking Actors Casting Calls
Audition Date: 9/29
Project: “West Side Story”
Location: New York, NY
Contact: 151 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001

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