Ragtime - Pasadena EPA

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Ragtime - Pasadena EPA

Pasadena Playhouse
Pasadena, CA

Job Details

CATEGORY

Performer

TITLE

Ragtime - Pasadena EPA

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
Minimum - $914/wk

PERSONNEL
Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse and David Lee, Director of Ragtime

OTHER DATES
1st Rehearsal: January 9, 2019
Performances: February 6 - March 3 2019

OTHER
No stage management positions available. EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination.Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

SEEKING
See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

PARTS DENOTED BY * WILL PLAY MULTIPLE ROLES AS NEEDED ENTIRE CAST DOUBLES AS ENSEMBLE AS NEEDED

COALHOUSE WALKER JR.- African-American male. 25-35 (very strong baritone with strong top range; range: Ab to G, with a sustained high F#). Pianist helpful; dancer preferred; proud, confident, and stubborn. PRINCIPAL

MOTHER- Anglo-American female. 30+ (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) gentle, compassionate, optimistic PRINCIPAL

TATEH- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant male. 30+, slight accent (strong tenor; range: Db to high F#) intelligent, passionate, creative PRINCIPAL

SARAH- African-American female. Late teens-early 20's (lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff) PRINCIPAL

FATHER*- Anglo-American male. 40+ (strong baritone; range: B to E on staff) cautious; resistant to change PRINCIPAL

YOUNGER BROTHER*- Anglo-American male. 20-25+ (tenor/baritone with strong top range: B to high F#) passionate anarchist; intense and high-strung PRINCIPAL

LITTLE BOY- Anglo-American male. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on staff) precocious and curious. PRINCIPAL

LITTLE GIRL- Tateh's daughter: Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant female. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on the staff) quiet and shy. PRINCIPAL

EMMA GOLDMAN*- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant; female/Anarchist. 40+, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff) PRINCIPAL

HARRY HOUDINI*- Hungarian Immigrant; male/Magician/bodybuilder. 30+ (tenor; range: mid. C to high G) Familiarity with magic/escape tricks a plus. PRINCIPAL

EVELYN NESBITT*- Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian performer. 18-25 (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff) dancer preferred. PRINCIPAL

GRANDFATHER*- Mother's father, Anglo-American male. 55+ (strong baritone) gruff & outspoken. PRINCIPAL

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON*- African-American male, distinguished. 45+ (strong baritone) PRINCIPAL

HENRY FORD*- Anglo-American male. 30-45 Wiry. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, (strong tenor/baritone) PRINCIPAL

J.P. MORGAN*- Anglo-American male; banking mogul. 45+ (strong baritone) Stout. Imposing. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, PRINCIPAL

WILLIE CONKLIN*- Anglo-American male; should appear to be of Irish descent. Tough, crass, working class. 30-45 (strong baritone D to F) PRINCIPAL

SARAH’S FRIEND*- African-American female, 20-40. Must have a very strong gospel sound capableof “taking us to church.” Helps if she also is a mover. Capable of playing several different roles.

COALHOUSE’S FRIEND*- African-American male, 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Prefer dancer also. Capable of playing several different roles.

ENSEMBLE #1*- Anglo-American female. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.

ENSEMBLE #2*- Anglo-American male. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.

APPOINTMENTS
EPA rules in effect. In person sign up begins at 9:00AM on 6/22/18.

Union

AEA

Audition Information

Where

Pasadena Playhouse
39 S El Molino Ave Pasadena, CA 91101-5220

The Loft of the Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Check-in at the Library. See breakdown for more information.

WHEN
Friday, June 22, 2018
10:00AM -6:00PM

Lunch: 1:30PM - 2:30PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare no more than THREE MINUTES TOTAL of audition material. An accompanist will be provided. Please time your material. To see as many people as possible, we strictly adhere to the THREE MINUTE time limit from the moment you begin your audition.

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