Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - NYC EPA (11.28.17)

JOBS

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - NYC EPA (11.28.17)

Caleb Theatre Productions, Inc.
New York, NY

Job Details

CATEGORY

Performer

TITLE

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - NYC EPA (11.28.17)

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Production (League)
$1974/week min

PERSONNEL
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

OTHER DATES
1st rehearsal: on/about July 30, 2018
1st performance: September 2018

OTHER
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.


SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming Production Tour.

BREAKDOWN

[WILLY WONKA]
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

[CHARLIE BUCKET]
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.

PRINCIPAL

[GRANDPA JOE]
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

[MRS. BUCKET]
Female, 30s; any ethnicity. Charlie s warm and kind-hearted mother. A worrier. Generous and loving. Great dancer. A distinctive pop/folk voice. PRINCIPAL

[AUGUSTUS GLOOP]
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

[MRS. GLOOP]
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

[VERUCA SALT]
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

[MR. SALT]
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

[VIOLET BEAUREGARD]
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

[MR. BEAUREGARD]
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

[MIKE TEAVEE]
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

[MRS. TEAVEE]
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

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

WHEN
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a short contemporary musical theatre song. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult