Fame! National Tour

I am excited to be music directing the upcoming national tour of Fame!

Fame – The Musical National Tour

Fame National Touring Company LLC and William Weir Productions, Inc. And Bob Cline Casting

Category:Performer

Description:

FAME – THE MUSICAL NATIONAL TOUR

2/10, 2/11, 2/15 – at Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave. (btw 36th and 35th st.) NYC.

FAME NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY LLC and WILLIAM WEIR PRODUCTIONS, INC. is announcing auditions for the National Tour of FAME – The Musical.

Personnel
Dom Ruggiero, dir.; Antoinette DiPietropolo, choreo.; ; Bob Cline casting; Conceived and Developed by David De Silva; Steve Margoshes, music; Jaques Levy, lyrics; Jose Fernandez, book.

Other Dates
Audition will be held 2/10, 2/11, 2/15 at Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave. St., 4th floor on 2/10, 12th floor on 2/11 & 2/15. The tour begins rehearsals August 2016, Open Sept, and closing date is TBD. Wed., February 10th for Female singers at 10:00am, Thurs., February 11th for Male Singers at 10:00am, and Mon., February 15th for Dancers, women at 10:00 and men at 2:00.

Seeking
Seeking performers to play adults in the school and performers that can convincingly play high school teenagers. We are unable to hire anyone under 18 for this projection. Please bring in song in the style of the show…you are welcome to sing from the show. Pop Musical Theatre is best. Please bring sheet music. Pianist provided. Bring picture & resume. Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to stay and dance, and dancers should be prepared to stay and sing. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call. All roles paid. Non-Equity performers only.

Wed., February 10th–10am Female Singers Interested in roles below
Thurs., February 11th–10:00 am Male singers interested in roles listed below.
Mon., February 15th – 10:00am Female dancers interested in roles listed below. 2:00 Male Dancers interested in roles listed below

Breakdown:

Serena Katz
A shy and timid, yet keen and enthusiastic actress. She is attracted to Nick.
Gender: female. VERY STRONG VOCAL ABILITIES. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: Eb5. Vocal range bottom: G#3

Nick Piazza
Ambitious, enthusiastic, classical actor who is very serious about his craft. He holds a hidden romantic interest for Serena. Gender: male. VERY STRONG VOCAL ABILITIES. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: A2

Joe Vegas
An acting student. Loud, funny, and comical. He develops a crush on Carmen.
Gender: male. SINGER/ACTOR WHO MOVES EXTREMELY WELL.
Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: C5. Vocal range bottom: C3

Carmen Diaz
A sexy and confident, but cocky, dancer with a big ego. Carmen is determined to make it big and is obsessed with the idea of fame, nearly to a fault. TRIPLE THREAT SINGER/ACTOR and CONSUMATE DANCER. Gender: female.
Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: A3

Tyrone Jackson
A talented but dyslexic hip hop dancer who comes from a poor background. Shares a difficult relationship with Iris. TRIPLE THREAT SINGER/ACTOR and CONSUMATE DANCER. Gender: male. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: Bb4. Vocal range bottom: D3

Iris Kelly
A very talented, graceful ballet dancer who often comes across as snobbish and mean because of her insecurities with herself. She shares a difficult relationship with Tyrone.
STRONG BALLET with GOOD VOCAL/ACTING SKILLS. Gender: female. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: D4

Schlomo Metzenbaum
A classical violinist who starts a rock band. He is fed up from the strain of his famous violinist father’s expectations. He is very wise and academically clever.
WOULD BE PERFECT IF ACTOR DID PLAY VIOLIN – Not required though. Gender: male. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: F4. Vocal range bottom: C3

Grace Lamb (lambchops)
A loud, confrontational rock chick and tomboy who plays the drums for Schlomo’s band. She often loses her temper and it is implied that she does not take school seriously.
WOULD PREFER A STRONG ACTOR/SINGER WHO PLAYS DRUMS OR COULD “Fake it” WELL. Gender: female. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: B4. Vocal range bottom: A3

Goodman King
A musician who is in Schlomo’s band. He is believed to be Schlomo’s best friend.
GOOD ACTOR/SINGER. WOULD BE GREAT IF ACTOR DID PLAY GUITAR. Gender: male. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: G#4. Vocal range bottom: F3

Mabel Washington
A loud and overweight dancer and singer who is desperate to shed the pounds but can’t resist food. Often speaks her mind and gives out advice to others in their times of trouble.
WOULD PREFER A SINGER/ACTOR WITH GOSPEL VOCAL ABILITIES. Preferably African American. Gender: female. Age: 15 to 20. Vocal range top: E5.
Vocal range bottom: D4

Miss Esther Sherman – A strict, old-fashioned English teacher who loves her students despite the fact that she comes down hard on them.VERY STRONG SINGER/ACTOR WITH LARGE VOCAL RANGE and ABILITIES. Could be any ethnicity. Gender: female. Age: 30 to 50. Vocal range top: E5. Vocal range bottom: F3

Miss Greta Bell
A dance teacher with a passion for different styles of dance. Believes that dance is a way of life and is very protective of her students.
STRONG SINGER ACTOR WITH LARGE VOICE and RANGE of ABILITIES
Gender: female. Age: 35 to 50. Vocal range top: E5. Vocal range bottom: A3

Mr. Sheinkopf
European Music tutor with a love for classical music and dislike for all things rock and roll. “CHARACTER ACTOR” with some vocal abilities. Gender: male. Age: 35 to 50

Mr. Myers
A laid back drama teacher with an obsession for human psychology.
STRONG MATURE ACTOR with some vocal abilities. Gender: male. Age: 35 to 50

Ensemble
Students: 5 Male and 5 Female Dancer/Singers. Strong Dance and Vocal skills needed.
Some Principal Understudies and swings will be part of the ensemble.

 

Job Start Date:
8/21/2016

 

Union Information:
Non-Union

 

Company:
Fame National Touring Company LLC and William Weir Productions, Inc. And Bob Cline Casting

 

Contact:

[Name Withheld]

Response Method(s):

audition

Audition Information

When:Wed., February 10th–10am Female Singers Interested in roles below
Thurs., February 11th–10:00 am Male singers interested in roles listed below.
Mon., February 15th – 10:00am Female dancers interested in roles listed. 2:00 Male Dancers interested in roles listed below
Where:Pearl Studios, 500 8th ave. St., 4th floor on 2/10, 12th floor on 2/11 & 2/15.
What to Prepare:Seeking performers to play adults in the school and performers that can convincingly play high school teenagers. We are unable to hire anyone under 18 for this projection. Please bring in song in the style of the show…you are welcome to sing from the show. Pop Musical Theatre is best. Please bring sheet music. Pianist provided. Bring picture & resume. Singers should be prepared in case they are asked to stay and dance, and dancers should be prepared to stay and sing. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend this call.

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