'Ramaavan - A Musical' Seeking diverse cast and crew for a musical to tour India and U.S | Playbill

'Ramaavan - A Musical' Seeking diverse cast and crew for a musical to tour India and U.S

CATEGORY: Performer

​ Surati for Performing Arts
Jersey City, NY
US

CONTACT NAME

Rimli Roy

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

'Ramaavan - A Musical'

Rimli Roy, dir.-choreo.; Sriradha Paul, Shib Narayan Banerjee, Ashwin Kumar, assist. choreo.

DESCRIPTION

Seeking diverse cast and crew for "Ramaavan - A Musical" to tour India and U.S. Surati's original stage production of "Ramavaan-A Musical," based on the Indian epic "The Ramayana," will be staged in Manhattan for the first time this Fall. Production states: "Surati for Performing Arts' (Surati FPA) mission is to create and present performing arts and cultural experiences that globalize themes rooted in Indian culture through dance, music, drama, literary arts, visual arts, staged productions, arts-in-education, cultural festivals marking significant holidays, lecture demonstrations and interactive workshops that also convey the universal message of equality, inclusivity, and unity in diversity." Note: Seeking local talent in the NY area only.

REHEARSAL DETAILS

Rehearses September-October at the new Surati studio in Jersey City
runs Oct. 31-Nov. 6 in Manhattan, NYC at The American Theater of Actors Inc.

Note: Must be available for the international tour in India: Oct. 16-28.

Note: Local NYC talent only.

SUBMISSIONS

For consideration submit a headshot, bio, audition reel (dance/vocals/acting), and availability ASAP via email for screening. In-person auditions will be held in Jersey City. Must be available for all performance days. Rehearsals off the path stop in Journal Sq. Jersey City during the day on weekdays. Some weekends and weeknights may be included, Mon -Thu. morning/evening (individuals), final run-through rehearsal week beginning Oct 14 in the Jersey City area, NJ, and additional shows and daytime school assembly performances possible. Must have some flexibility to move schedules around to adjust.

Pays (for performers/performance weeks): $500-$700/wk. or $100-$125/show day for singing/acting/dancing lead roles; $300-$700/wk. or $100/show day for supporting roles, plus $10 /hr for rehearsals paid for separately or $100/week of rehearsals (commensurate with experience/role). Pay for any national/international opportunities involving travel to be negotiated.

Check the website for the project:
https://suratifpa.org/ramaavan.html

DURATION

Sep 26, 2022 - Nov 5, 2022

SALARY

300-700

AUDITION INFORMATION

WHERE

NEW YORK CITY

WHEN

September 23, 2022 at 1:00PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

MALE ROLES

HANUMAN
Supporting role
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Fight Training: Stage Combat, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting

Role Description:Muscular build (preferably knows stunts and dance); plays an important supporting role in the production as a loyal devotee of Ram and Sita. ideal person would be a good actor, singer (musical theatre) and dancer (jazz/contemporary). Indian dance styles a plus but not necessary.

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1W7AaSfdQ0N1PzhidP69m9F1yMvCP8Ze3?usp=sharing


RAM
Lead
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities
Skills: Dance, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting

Role Description:Princely protagonist; tall build; needs to be a singer and actor with some dance experience.

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/11kjXe4GyzQZDmarIjPZS7k3IZX9_3aK2?usp=sharing

LAXMAN
Role Type:Lead
Age Range:18-30
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Fight Training: Stage Combat, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting

Role Description:Singer/actor; dancing a plus; fiery spirited brother of prince Ram who accompanies him to the forest when he is banished; plays a significant role.

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1C9enJ08QKS-LHqAupC4WHCmbG20PTG_0?usp=sharing

RAVANA
Role Type:Lead
Age Range:18+
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting
Role Description:Dancer, actor: the antagonist who is also a hero. tall and muscular build; actor and dancer; ability to walk stilts a plus.

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LDPDow7MdEFLLisCSYUddOF5Vr_kwLss/view?usp=sharing

FEMALE ROLES

SURPANAKHA
Role Type:Supporting
Age Range:18+
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting
Role Description:Actor/singer; Ravan's sister; the princess of the Lanka kingdom who causes a misunderstanding between the two heroes Ram and Ravan for revenge; may need to play two roles (changes forms between a wicked woman and a beautiful princess).

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1unIRL2SwYwBEIVqOezgVobzm3SBcYoKn?usp=sharing

SITA
Role Type:Lead
Age Range:18+
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Singing: Musical Theatre, Acting
Role Description:Actor, dancer, singer: wife of prince Ram who is abducted in the forest by Ravan; training in Indian dance a plus.

Required material:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1qNbwmJamskm5icRbvBe2J7dnmR4dmQl1?usp=sharing

OPERA SINGER, SOUL OF SITA
Role Type:Supporting
Age Range:18+
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Singing: Musical Theatre
Role Description:Trained opera singer; must have own black gown; should be able to sing Lascia Ch'io Pianga.

Required material: Lascia Ch'io Pianga.

DANCERS

Role Type:Supporting
Gender: all genders
Age Range:18+
Ethnicity:All Ethnicities
Skills:Dance, Acting
Role Description:Trained dancers in any classical dance/world dance forms.

Required media:Headshot/Photo/ dance reel

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY BY EMAIL

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APPLY BY PHONE

0652621149

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Please send us an email if you cannot make it on the audition day and we'll try to accomodate you another day.
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