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Seattle, WA Casting Calls: Seeking musical theater actors for “Goin’ Steady”

Project: Goin’ Steady
Casting Calls Category: Theater
Location: Seattle, WA

We are looking for Musical Theatre Actors who have improvisation experience (or who are willing to learn) and EXPERIENCED IMPROVISERS WHO SING (and are willing to dance) for this show running in March and April, 2011.

Goin’ Steady is an unscripted 1950’s style doo-wop musical à la Grease. The actors in the show play the archetypal characters we have come to know and love’ from old favorites like Happy Days, Back to the Future, the Archie comic books, and Revenge of the Nerds…. Think letterman jackets, leather jackets, poodle skirts, pocket protectors, gaudy prom dresses & short gym pants. Goin’ Steady is a full-on 90-minute long-form improvised musical with actors playing multiple characters in full costume and hair, with full production elements: sets, props, lights, sound & live band.

Auditions for Goin’ Steady will be held on Tuesday, December 7th from 6-10PM (location TBA) with possible callbacks on Thursday, December 9 (location TBA) also from 7-10PM. Please contact us to schedule an audition – Individual prepared songs will be heard from 6:00-7:30, with all auditioners returning at 7:30 for group scene & music work. Please prepare a 1-minute rock song to sing a cappella (we can give you a starting note). Please plan on staying the entire group audition from 7:30-10:00PM. The group auditions will consist of improvised games, solo and group songs and scenes.

Must be 18 to audition.

Please bring a headshot (or photograph) and resume.

Rehearsals begin in January, and will be Tuesday & Wednesday nights from 7-10PM & Saturdays from 12-4 (rehearsals subject to change), with additional rehearsals on Monday, Thursday & Sunday beginning 2/21.

Performances are Thursdays and Fridays (no Saturday performances) at 8:00pm on March 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18; (there are no performances the weekend of March 24-26) & March 31, April 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22.

Performances will take place at Wing-It Productions (home of Jet City Improv), located at 5510 University Way NE, Seattle, 98105.

This show pays a small travel stipend.

The creative team for this project is: Robert Scherzer (composer of Nietzsche: The Musical), Justin Sund (director of Dirty Laundry), & Doug Willott (director of Uncle Mike Ruins Christmas).

Casting Calls Categories: Seattle, WA Auditions, Theatre Casting Calls

AUDITION DATE: DEC 7

PROJECT: GOIN’ STEADY

CASTING CALL CATEGORY: THEATER CASTING CALLS / MUSICAL CASTING CALLS

LOCATION: SEATTLE, WA

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