Brooklyn, NY 11231
RESOUNDING LLC - LIVE IMMERSIVE AUDIO EXPERIENCES
Contract: SAG/AFTRA Podcast/New Media Agreement (Pending)
Payrate: $130 per session up to 4 hours/24 hours plus pension & health
Producer/Director: Steve Wargo
Producing Partner: Blair Russell
Immersive Audio Play by Steve Wargo
Based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Suggested by an adaptation by Orson Welles
Casting: HDB Casting
Rehearsals (Remote- Online): November 22nd – 25th (no rehearsal on Thanksgiving)
Performance Dates (Remote – Online): November 27th and 28th performances at 8pm
(All dates are subject to change)
Auditions: Will be collecting audio recordings of sides and then scheduling Zoom
Callbacks based on initial submissions.
RESOUNDING LLC – Live Immersive Audio Experiences is a new company that will be launching a year-long virtual season beginning in October 2020. All performances will be presented as audio-only, but will create a live, “3-D" immersive aural experience that allows the audience to have the unique opportunity to feel like they are a part of a transporting online theatrical adventure. This exciting new venture puts a modern-day twist on the radio plays of the 1930s, creating a new form of live entertainment for our times. Season One events will include: Dracula, Treasure Island, and The Most Fantastical Tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, with additional programming to be announced at a later date. Seeking actors with commanding and expressive voices. This production will be practicing conscious casting. ALL roles are open to ANY race, gender and sexual identity. ESPECIALLY SEEKING A DIVERSE INCLUSIVE CAST.
All rehearsals and performances are remote. Performers may be called for up to 6 sessions in total, which would include 4 rehearsals via videoconference and two live performance dates.
TECH REQUIREMENTS: You must have access to a home studio with acoustic treatment of room tone / reverb as well as the following:
1. Stand-alone Headphones
2a. Large condenser USB microphone, i.e. Blue Yeti or Rode Podcaster, OR:
2b. Large condenser microphone, i.e. EV RE20 or MXL 990, with XLR cable
3. Mic stand with shock mount
4. Pop filter
5. Dedicated computer (Mac or PC) with:
a.) the most current OS version installed
b.) a gigabit ethernet port (or adapter)
6. High Speed internet (minimum 10 Mbps upload)
7. Ethernet cabling hardwiring your router to your computer
PLEASE CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO FULFILL THE TECHNOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS BEFORE SUBMITTING FOR THIS PROJECT.
ALL ACTORS WILL READ MULTIPLE CHARACTERS AND SHOULD BE CONFIDENT IN MAKING CHARACTER DRIVEN VOCAL CHOICES AND WITH THE SPECIFIC ACCENTS LISTED IN THE ROLE DESCRIPTIONS.
SEEKING FOR THE SECOND SHOW OF THE SEASON:
BONES/GUNN/ROBBIE (Lead): Male Identifying/40s-60s. Bones is an old seaman who takes up residence in Jim’s parent’s Inn. As a former pirate, he has a gruff lawlessness about him. Ben Gunn is a reformed pirate, who has a moral superiority about him. He has been marooned on the island for some time. Robbie is a member of the pirate gang. Actor must be adept at character voices, dialects and Pirate-speak.
MOTHER/SMOLLET/PARROT/DICK (Supporting): Any Gender Identity/30s-60s. Mrs Hawkins is Jim’s mother a direct, no-nonsense woman who runs the inn and cares for Jim. Captain Smollet is the savvy and serious captain of the voyage. This actor will also voice Silver’s Parrot and Dick, a member of the pirate gang. Actor must be adept at character voices, dialects and Pirate-speak.
BLACK DOG/SQUIRE/DIRK/HANDS (Supporting): Male Identifying/30s-50s. Black Dog is a violent and menacing pirate. Squire Trelawney is a British nobelman with authority and power, but lacking in common “sea smarts”. This track will also read a variety of pirates and Seamen. Actor must be adept at character voices, dialects and Pirate-speak.
LIVESEY/PEW/LOOKOUT/SERGEANT (Supporting): Male Identifying/age 30-50. Dr. Livesey is the wise and pragmatic local who accompanies Jim on his adventure. The Lookout has an unfortunate run in with the pirates. Sergeant is an officer of the law. Actor must be adept at character voices and dialects and Pirate-speak.
MALE SWING (Supporting): Male Identifying/30s plus: Seeking a Male Swing to cover all tracks. Actor must be adept at character voices and dialects and Pirate-speak.
November 22, 2020 - November 28, 2020
$130 per session up to 4 hours/24 hours plus pension & health