Caleb Theatre Productions, Inc.
New York, NY
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - NYC EPA (11.28.17)
Call Type: EPA
Director: Jack O Brien
Music & Lyrics: Marc Shaiman
Lyrics: Scott Wittman
Book: David Greig
Choreographer: Joshua Bergasse
General Manager: Foresight Theatrical
Casting: Telsey + Company
Produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions, Neal Street Productions
1st rehearsal: on/about July 30, 2018
1st performance: September 2018
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.
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition
An Equity Monitor will be provided.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming Production Tour.
Male, 40s; any ethnicity. The sly, charming, eternally youthful star of the show. Lithe, eccentric, and remarkably physical. Must have the ability to be filled with boundless energy and be physically light on his feet . Has a larger than life persona that can go from charming and comical, to magically mysterious and dark. Baritone/tenor voice. PRINCIPAL
Boy, about age 10; any ethnicity. Sweet, smart, hopeful and loving. A boy with wonderful innocence and vulnerability. Honest actor and an excellent singer with a naturally innocent, unchanged voice.
Male, around 60; any ethnicity. impish, remarkably physical (dance skills a plus), he is Charlie s imaginative, fun, kind and loving grandfather. After many years being confined to a bed, his childish energy returns when Charlie finds the Golden Ticket. PRINCIPAL
Female, 30s; any ethnicity. Charlie s warm and kind-hearted mother. A worrier. Generous and loving. Great dancer. A distinctive pop/folk voice. PRINCIPAL
Short, youthful ADULT male 18+ to play a 9-12 year old boy; any ethnicity. Round and full-faced, but rampantly over-active despite his size. Speaks with a German accent. Excellent singer and comic actor. PRINCIPAL
Female, 30s-40s; any ethnicity. Augustus s German, moronic, Wagnerian mother. A huge presence with a huge voice. Mirthlessly smiles as though it were affixed to the front of her face. Fantastic singer and comedienne. Mezzo. PRINCIPAL
Short, youthful ADULT female 18+ to play a 9-12 year old girl; Any ethnicity. Vicious and beautiful. Must be an EXCELLENT dancer (pointe) and/or gymnast, able to dance not only classical ballet, but also tear herself to shreds. Spends the entire show in pointe shoes. Comic actress with a character singing/screaming voice. PRINCIPAL
Male, 30s-40s; any ethnicity. Veruca s tall, hilarious, eccentric, distracted, Russian father. Finds it impossible to say no, giving in to every ridiculous demand his daughter makes. Excellent comic actor with a baritone singing voice. PRINCIPAL
Short, youthful ADULT female 18+ to play a 9-12 year old girl. African-American. While she s physically tiny, she has a huge pop/R&B voice and great hip-hop dance skills. Confident, forward, and full of attitude. Great singer. PRINCIPAL
Male, 30s-40s. African-American. Violet s ineffectual father. Ignores his back-talking, insult-hurling daughter. Great dancer with a soul/pop/R&B voice. Beat-boxing skills a plus. PRINCIPAL
Short, youthful ADULT male 18+ to play a 9-12 year old boy; any ethnicity. A fireplug with a ridiculous amount of energy. Square, powerful, tiny, and terrifying. A voice that cuts through steel. Great tenor singer. PRINCIPAL
Female, 30s-40s; any ethnicity. She needs amphetamines to get through the day and deal with her outrageous son. Tense, extreme, and hilarious. Great singer. PRINCIPAL
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
Please prepare a short contemporary musical theatre song. Bring picture and resume.