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Urgent Casting: Seeking Performers & Musicians for Busch Gardens 2015 Season (New York City)

Open Casting Call Details:

Location:
Pearl Studios
500 8th Ave. 4th Floor, Rm 402 (between 35th and 36th Street)
New York, NY 10018

Sunday, January 18th
10 AM (female singers) Interested in roles below
2 PM (male singers) Interested in roles below

*Musicians who sing: please attend the Sunday Singer Call and bring your guitar with you. Drummers, a drum kit will be available at the Tuesday Musician Call.

Monday, January 19th
10 AM (female dancers) Interested in roles below
2 PM (male dancers) Interested in roles below

Tuesday, January 20th
2 PM (musicians) Interested in roles below

BUSCH GARDENS ENTERTAINMENT together with BOB CLINE CASTING are seeking vibrant, energetic performers, musicians, stage managers and technicians for its collection of world-class Spring/Summer season productions. Seeking a few triple threat performers, but mostly strong actors/singers and strong dancer/actors. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend. Award-winning Creative Team members come from Broadway, Hollywood and London’s West End theatres. The highly acclaimed shows have the spirit, energy and production values of mini Broadway musicals.

Please prepare a song selection that shows off your voice and range. Contemporary Broadway or pop is best for us. Singers should be prepared to come back for a movement call later in the day or the following day. Bring sheet music; no CD accompaniment please. Pianist provided. Dancers should bring both characters and flats, and tap shoes if you tap. For the dance call Dancers should still bring a song selection. Please bring your audition book, in case you are asked to sing another type of song selection. Bring headshot & resume.

All rehearsals are in Williamsburg, VA. Rehearsals begin for core shows sometime during the first two weeks of March. These shows open March 27 and run through Labor Day. “London Rocks” rehearsals begin sometime during the first two weeks of April, opens April 24 and runs through Labor Day.

Pays $19.76 an hour for principal roles. $14.07 an hour for ensemble roles. Non-union.

SEEKING:

[MALE SINGER 1] Can play mid 40’s to 50’s. Big loud fun personality, comedic, charming, unique character type. An exceptional voice is necessary, styles range from Broadway to Pop. Must have strong comedic chops, improv skills, and be able to have a clear, understandable German accent. Special skills (Magic, juggling, impersonations, etc) are a plus. Must move very well. Vocal Range: Baritone to F.

[MALE SINGER 2] Can play late teen to early 20’s. Boyishly cute with charming personality and a very natural ease and affability. An exceptional voice is necessary, styles range from Broadway to Pop. MUST move very well. Dance (partnering), acro and special skills (tumbling, juggling, impersonations, etc) a plus. Must be able to deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Vocal Range: Tenor with strong belt to A.

[FEMALE SINGER 1] 20’s to 40’s. Leading Lady/Diva type with big personality, charming, funny with a dramatic flair and an exceptional voice. Styles range from Broadway to Pop, operatic training a plus. Must move well, have strong comedic chops and be able to have a clear, understandable German accent. Special skills (magic, twirling, impersonations, etc) a plus. Vocal Range: Mezzo-Soprano.

[FEMALE SINGER 2] Can play 20’s. Sweet, naturally charming, alluring ingénue type with big personality and an exceptional voice. Styles range from Broadway to Pop. Must deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Must move well, dance (partnering) and special skills (tumbling, twirling, impersonations, magic) a plus. Vocal Range: Soprano, mix/belt to D or E.

[MALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Must have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. 5’8” or taller. Males should bring jazz shoes.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Should have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. 5’6” or taller. Females should bring heels and flats.

[FESTHAUS MUSICIANS] Seeking vibrant, personable, energetic, proficient instrumentalist/performers: ACCORDION, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, CLARINET/SAX, DRUMS. Must be able to move well, marching band experience a plus. Fun character types, singing and special skills a plus, improv/comedic skills encouraged.

[INNKEEPER – PRINCIPAL SINGER] The proprietor of the Celtic Fyre Inn. Strong, mature personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Tenor with a strong belt and sustained G5.

[MALE ENSEMBLE SINGER 1] Strong, comedic personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Baritone with a strong belt

[MALE ENSEMBLE SINGER 2] Strong, comedic personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Tenor with a strong belt

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE SINGER 1] Maternal with a strong presence. Comedic timing a plus. Must move well. Lyrical style voice. Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano with a sustained E5.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE SINGER 2] Warm, friendly, charming with a strong presence. Comedic timing a plus. Must move well. Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Alto

[MALE AMERICAN TAPPERS – PRINCIPAL DANCER] The American friends of the bride who bring a whole different beat to the party. Seeking very dynamic unique tappers with a strong sense of style, technique, and flair.

[CELTIC MUSICIANS] Seeking vibrant, personable, energetic, proficient instrumentalist/performers: ACCORDION/PIANO, BODRHAN, GUITAR, VIOLIN/FIDDLE.

[COSTUME CHARACTERS] Any gender. Great energy, personality and skill for interacting with guests. Strong pantomime and movement/dance required. Character Height range needed: 4’11” to 6’2”.

[FEMALE INTERACTIVE PERFORMER] Warm, friendly, charming with a strong presence and personality. Comedic timing a plus. Vocal Ranges: Alto to Mezzo

[MALE INTERACTIVE PERFORMER] Warm, friendly, charming with a strong presence and personality. Comedic timing a plus. Vocal Ranges: Bass to Tenor

[MALE SWING VOCALIST] Must be able to learn and play all male singer roles (up to 8 parts) to cover all mainstage shows. Exceptional singer with great presence. Must move very well. Proficiency in basic keyboard and reading music a plus. Vocal Range: Tenor with strong belt and sustained G5.

[FEMALE SWING VOCALIST] Must be able to learn and play all female singer roles (up to 8 parts) to cover all mainstage shows. Exceptional singer with great presence and comedic timing. Must move very well. Proficiency in basic keyboard and reading music a plus. Vocal Range: Versatile Mezzo with top note: E5

[MALE SWING DANCER] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Must have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Must be able to learn and play all male dancer roles to cover all mainstage shows. 5’8” or taller. Males should bring jazz shoes.

[FEMALE SWING DANCER] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Should have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Must be able to learn and play all female dancer roles to cover all mainstage shows. 5’6” or taller. Females should bring heels and flats.

LONDON ROCKS CAST BREAKDOWN

[MALE SINGER/DANCER/ACTOR 1] Can play teen to mid 20’s. A hip, youthful dynamic British rockstar: naturally charming and magnetic, extremely personable, high energy Singer/Dancer with excellent pop rock chops, vibrant dance skills and a hip, cool rocker look. Rhythm Guitar skills a major plus. Vocal Range: Rock Tenor to Bb

[MALE SINGER/DANCER/ACTOR 2] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Funny and naturally personable sidekick type. Must sing pop rock extremely well. Energetic athletic dance skills necessary. Plays various characters. Vocal Range: Rock Bari-Tenor to Ab

[MALE SINGER/DANCER] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Lovable, goofy British rocker kid. Must sing pop rock and dance extremely well. Bass guitar skills a major plus. Plays various characters. Vocal Range: Rock Bari-Tenor to Ab

[MALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 1] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and technique. Plays various characters.

[MALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 2] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and technique. Plays various characters.

[MALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 3] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and technique. Plays various characters.

[MALE ROCK DRUMMER] Can play teen to mid 20’s. A hip, cool excellent Rock Drummer. Must be able to move well, dance skills and marching band experience a plus. Plays various characters.

[MALE ROCK GUITARIST] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Excellent Lead Rock Guitarist. Must play exceptional rock electric guitar. Must be able to move well, dance skills a plus. Plays various characters.

[FEMALE SINGER/DANCER/ACTOR] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Naturally charming and alluring, beautiful spirit, extremely personable, high energy Singer/Dancer with excellent pop rock chops and versatile dance skills. A youthful type British rock singer. Ginger hair a plus. Vocal Range: Rock Belter to E

[FEMALE SINGER/DANCER] Can play teen to mid 20’s. A hip, funny, personable, naturally seductive and alluring British rocker chick. Must sing pop rock extremely well. Energetic athletic dance skills necessary. Plays various characters. Vocal Range: Rock Soprano Belter to F

[FEMALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 1] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and technique. Plays various characters.

[FEMALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 2] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and technique. Plays various characters.

[FEMALE DANCER/PUPPETEER 3] Can play teen to mid 20’s. Must have very energetic athletic dance skills, style and techniqe. Plays various characters.

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If under 18, please print and have a parent/guardian sign the Audition Consent Form (Click here to print the form) or bring your parent/guardian with you to the audition. Please note that Applicants must be at least 15 years old to audition and 16 years old to begin work.

Categories: Puppeteer, Dancer, Singer, Actor, Musician, Non-union
Location: New York, NY

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