Summer Theatre of New Canaan
New Canaan, CT
Director/Artistic Director: Melody Libonati
Choreographer: Doug Shankman
Music Director: Nick Wilders
Executive Producer: Ed Libonati
Production Manager: Michael Blagys
Technical Director: James Hart
First Rehearsal June 29
First Preview July 15
Opening July 17
Closing August 1
Callbacks will also be via virtual submission.
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 submit.
Equity actors to play teen, housewife, business woman (see breakdown) - all southern Country Western Singers, can move or dance well. Encourage actors of color to audition. Local actors who reside within commuting distance particularly encouraged to submit.
Angela: A Texas housewife in her mid thirties. She has a great sense of humor and a fiercely independent streak. She identifies with “Roseanne,” an earth-mother comedienne. Powerful leading mezzo. Sings “Stand By Your Man” and “Harper Valley PTA”
Darlene: A young woman from the deep South in her late teens to early twenties. She is pretty, sweet and simple. A young woman who grew up in a coal mining town in West Virginia and the Mississippi Delta. She plays simple guitar. She also clogs (the mountain version of “tap dancing”). Country soprano with belt. Sings “I Will Always Love You” and “Fancy.”
Sue Ellen: A Los Angeles career woman in her thirties. She is a“citified” country girl in her mid-thirties. Smart, very attractive, sexy and frustrated. She dances, roller skates and twirls baton (if possible). She also clogs. She should be a great dancer. Alto belter. Sings“9 to 5” and “Rocky Top.”
SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON APRIL 19 & 20 ONLY. Actors can choose either to sing a brief song of their choice in the style of the show, or to sing with one of the three tracks provided via the Dropbox link - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z4zz85c14969rfs/AACn6HElBHnd0zPnmVfRrSAla?dl=0. Please submit headshot, resume & video links via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary Pending according to AEA