WEST SIDE STORY - OPEN CALL FOR CHARACTER ACTORS
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - OPEN CALL FOR SINGERS/ACTORS FOR ADULT CHARACTERS

West Side Story
Non-Equity National Tour

Produced by: Troika Entertainment
Directed by: David Saint
Jerome Robbins’ choreography recreated by: Joey McKneely
Casting by: Clemmons/Dewing Casting
Music: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Arthur Laurents

This production will utilize a revised script by Arthur Laurents and later revised by David Saint for the tour.

Rehearsals begin September 24, 2012; First performance is October 29, 2012, Contracted through July 2013

All positions are paid. Rehearsal salary - $300/week. Performance salary minimum - $455/week + Per diem, Housing, and Health Insurance.

OPEN CALL FOR CHARACTER ACTORS

Thursday May 31, 2012
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Pearl Studios 12th Floor
500 8th Avenue
New York, NY

Seeking:

[Lt. Shrank] Male, 40 – 50s. Volatile; the strongest voice of authority. Must be able to cover the roles of Doc, Glad Hand, and Officer Krupke. Doc: Male, 50s +. Excellent actor who can convey enormous warmth and strength; a survivor. Glad Hand: Male, 30-50s. Comic actor. Broad choices, good comic timing. Officer Krupke: Male, 30-50s. Potentially overweight; beat cop.

[Officer Krupke] Male, 30 – 50s. Potentially overweight; beat cop. Must be able to cover the roles of Doc, Glad Hand, and Lt. Schrank. Doc: Male, 50s +. Excellent actor who can convey enormous warmth and strength; a survivor. Glad Hand: Male, 30-50s. Comic actor. Broad choices, and good comic timing. Lt. Shrank: Male, 40-50s. Volatile; the strongest voice of authority.

Please prepare ALL material in the CHARACTER MEN packet on found here. Must be available for callbacks in the afternoon. All auditioning MUST bring a current headshot and resume, stapled together.

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CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
Non-Equity National Tour

Produced by: Troika Entertainment
Director: Matt Lenz
Choreographer: Nick Kenkel
Book: Terrence McNally
Music: Marc Shaiman
Lyrics: Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Original Direction by Jack O’Brien
Original Choreography by Jerry Mitchell
Casting: Joy Dewing Casting

Catch Me If You Can is based on the 2002 DreamWorks film of the same name.

Rehearsals begin September 6, 2012 Tour opens October 7, 2012 and is contracted through July 28, 2013

All Paid Positions. (Minimum Salary $455/week + Per Diem + Housing + Health insurance. Rehearsal Salary $300/week)

OPEN CALL FOR SINGERS/ACTORS FOR ADULT CHARACTERS

Note: We will only be seeing people for the listed characters at this call.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
2:00PM (Please be signed in by 1:30PM)

Debbie Reynolds Studio
6514 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 61606

Seeking:

[CARL HANRATTY] Male, any ethnicity, to play 40s. An FBI bank fraud agent whose mission is to catch Frank Jr. Humorless, dour, lonely, relentless, compassionate. His cat and mouse game with Frank Jr. becomes a sort of father/son relationship. Must be a strong singer and move well.

[FRANK SR.] Male, Caucasian, to play 40s - 50s. Frank Jr.’s father and a has-been swindler whose age is catching up with him. Suave and slick, with a Rat Pack swagger. Loves his son dearly and teaches him con skills. Must be a strong singer.

[PAULA ABAGNALE] Female, Caucasian, to play late 40s – 50s. Frank Sr.’s wife and Frank Jr.’s mother. Born in France. Disapproves of her husband and son’s schemes. Elegant; sensible, a realist; emotionally detached. Must have a strong singing voice and move well. Capable of a French accent.

[ROGER STRONG] Male, Caucasian, to play late 40s – 50s. Brenda’s father. A district attorney. An upstanding man’s man who wants the best for his wife and daughter. Stern and powerful, but reasonable and likeable at the same time. Strong singer.

[CAROL STRONG] Female, Caucasian, to play 40s – 50s. A New Orleans housewife, Brenda's mother and Roger's wife. When thinking that Frank Jr. is a doctor, lawyer and Lutheran, she is highly ecstatic for her daughter's marriage. Must have comedic shops and sing well.

Please prepare 16 bars of a 60’s pop or Rat Pack era song with sheet music in the correct key. Bring your book in case you are asked for an additional selection. Bring headshot/resume stapled together. If you want to look at sides in advance you may do so here