Michael Cassara Casting
New York City, NY 10018
A Night With Janis Joplin - National Tour (Non-Union)
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
National Tour (Non-Union)
Producers: Daniel Chilewich & Todd Gershwin
Writer/Director: Randy Johnson
General Management: DTE Management
Casting Director: Michael Cassara, CSA
Rehearsal Date(s): on/about 9/5
Opening Date(s): 10/3
Closing Date(s): 1/28/2018 (with hiatus from 11/19 - 1/7)
NOTE: A Night With Janis Joplin is a true rock musical. We are looking for actors as well as musicians/vocal artists who can authentically sing this material.
[JANIS JOPLIN] 20s to 30s. A Force of nature, a genuine spirit, “a white chick singin’ the blues", an original. The rock and roll legend. Great, authentic rock & roll/blues voice with incredible range and vocal cords of steel. Must be a natural actress, highly charismatic with a superb sense of humor and irony - as well as genuine star quality. This actress should be able to channel the spirit of this rock legend, without impersonation. We are hiring a primary JANIS and an alternate. The alternate will play an average of two shows per week. NON-UNION PERFORMERS ONLY.
[JOPLINAIRES] 20s to Early 40s. African-American females. Four performers portray Janis’s musical icons over the years including: Etta James, Bessie Smith, Nina Simone, Odetta, and Aretha Franklin. Not looking for impersonators. One of these actresses will sing "Summertime" in the original key. Strong Blues, Rock, and Legit vocal skills required. NON-UNION PERFORMERS ONLY.
TO SUBMIT FOR AUDITION CONSIDERATION:
Please send a picture/resume to email@example.com - along with any video footage links you may have.
Please state in your e-mail if you are able to audition in New York City. If you are based elsewhere, we may request a self-tape audition - please indicate in e-mail if you are NOT able to audition in NY, but can send a self-tape.
September 5, 2017 - January 28, 2018
$800/week minimum +$230/week (per diem) + travel/lodging/etc.