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Open auditions for the 2008-2009 tour of The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz
Non-Equity National Tour – Open Dancers Call
Dave Clemmons Casting will hold auditions for the 2008-2009 tour of The Wizard of Oz. Book by Frank L Baum; Music & Lyrics by Harold Arlen & E. Y. Harburg with Adaptation by John Kane; Directed by Nigel West; Choreographed by Leigh Constantine; Musical Supervision by John Mezzio; Dave Clemmons, Casting Director. Produced by Networks Presentations. Rehearsals begin on or about September 15, 2008; tour opens end of September 2008 and is booked through June 2009. For more information on the tour please visit: www.WizardofOzonTour.com

Seeking:

DANCER / SINGER ENSEMBLE
MEN: Strong all-around performers 18 and up to play various characters in Munchkinland / Land of Oz. Must be very strong dancers. Good technique and partnering skills required. Must be strong singers with legit musical theatre sound. Especially seeking male dancers who sing Tenor. Acrobatic skills a bonus. All types and heights encouraged to attend.

WOMEN- Strong all-around performers 18 and up to play various characters in Munchkinland / Land of Oz. Must be very strong dancers. Good technique and partnering skills required. Must be strong singers with legit musical theatre sound. Strong soprano a bonus. At least 4 of the females need to be strong sopranos to high B. All types and heights encouraged to attend.

Open call for male and female dancers Thursday September 4th at 10:00 a.m at Ripley Grier Studios (520 8th Ave 16th Floor, New York, NY).

Please come prepared to dance. Men please bring character and jazz shoes; women please bring character heels and flat jazz shoes. Please be prepared to sing if asked. Prepare 16 bars of 2 contrasting legit musical theatre songs with sheet music in the appropriate key. Songs should show off range (sopranos and tenors please show off your top range) and personality. Accompanist will be provided. All auditioning MUST bring a current headshot and resume, stapled together.

All positions are paid. Total tour compensation packet minimum $850 per week (includes: Salary, Per diem, Health, and Housing Allowance).


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