Auditions – NUTCRACKER & “BRAD” (RHS)

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AUDITION CALL FOR SAVOY PRODUCTION
Calling all Ballet Dancers!

This December, the Savoy Theatre will produce the fourth annual showing of The Nutcracker (A Selection of Favourites from the Ballet) which was a marked success in its original showings in 2015-2017.

Directors/Choreographers, Cynthia Vokey and Kim Roper and Director, Cynthia Lahey return to head up the production team with Producer, Pam Leader for this exciting local ballet production. Therefore, we are calling on local dancers to come out and show us their skills!

We are looking for dancers of all ages and genders! We invite dancers whose shoes may have gathered dust in recent years to break them out and join in our adult audition sessions (ages 21 plus) as we need a wide range of dancers (varying skill levels) for this show! If you have lessons in ballroom or couples dancing that would also be an asset, but not necessary.

AUDITION INFORMATION:
We are looking for ballet dancers (3 years of experience minimum) aged 7 and over, both male and female dancers. Pointe training is an asset. Casting 40-60 dancers. Must be available for show dates in December 2018 and weekly rehearsals beginning in July 2018. Potential show dates: Dec 1-3.

Auditions will be held at the Savoy Theatre, Main Stage on Saturday, July14, 2018 beginning at 12pm (Group audition sessions of approx. 45 minutes). Call back auditions will be held, Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 6-9pm. Anyone wishing to audition, must book an audition space via email – walk in auditions are not available. Please note, these are group sessions based on age and experience, therefore there is little leeway in requesting specific times. Thank you for your understanding!

AUDITION ATTIRE
Female dancers must wear a dark leotard or bodysuit, pink tights, ballet shoes. This will primarily be a soft shoe audition however if you have pointe shoes we ask that you bring them as there will be some pointe work. Hair must be off the face in a tight ballet bun.

Male dancers must wear black dance pants, a black or white t-shirt or tank top and either ballet shoes or jazz shoes.
Please arrive 20 to 30 minutes before your scheduled audition time to warm up and check in! To book your addition please email: savoyauditions@gmail.comAn audition date for Narration of The Nutcracker will be done separately. Please watch for additional
notices for that audition call in the near future.

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AUDITION CALL FOR SAVOY PRODUCTION
The Rocky Horror Show – Brad Majors

From June 19th to July 1st, the Savoy Theatre will be accepting video auditions for lead character, Brad Major, for its showing of The Rocky Horror Show coming to the main stage in October 2018, with permission from Samuel French. Director, Cynthia Lahey, Musical Director, Todd Marsh and Choreographers, Cynthia and Andrea Vokey and newly cast members are looking forward to working with an actor who is up to this challenging nerd to hero style role which requires singing, movement and acting. Brad’s character also has scenes of partial nudity (shirtless, boxer shorts only, etc) If you are thinking you’d like to try, please do so! We are open and excited to see various interpretations of Brad from this favourite cult classic.

*Please Note: This show is not appropriate for all audiences. Please ensure you are aware of the content before auditioning or allowing minors to audition. Age requirement: 16 years and over by June 1, 2018.

SHOW DATES: October 2018

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to Sunday, July 1, 2018 (midnight deadline)

LOCATION: Video Submissions to savoyauditions@gmail.com

ROLE: BRAD MAJORS
Leading Male 20-30 year age range (stage age)
Tenor/Baritone (High G4/ Low A#2/Bb2)
Straight Hero type. Wholesome, about to experience sexual awakening. Age range 20s.

A handsome and wholesome young man who, while driving with his fiancé Janet, comes upon Frank ‘N’ Furter’s castle where his life is forever altered.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Production Team are asking that all auditioning prepare excerpts from the Rocky Horror Show, performed by Brad Majors (music and information will be provided via email upon request). Each person will be asked to sing 1 excerpt from ensemble works as well as their choice of 1-2 excerpts from Brad’s song list. We also invite those auditioning to show their personal take on the character. Whether that means costuming, make-up, or movement with their song is up to each individual.

Along with your video, please send a short resume (1 page) of relevant musical and theatre experience with a recent photo reference.

Age Requirement: All those looking to audition must be 16 years of age by June 1, 2018.
Auditions: June 19, 2018 to July , 2018 at midnight.
To Book Email: savoyauditions@gmail.com

*Successful applicants may be required for a call back in early July at the Savoy Main Stage (TBD).

For More Information Contact:
Savoy Theatre
116 Commercial Street, Glace Bay
902-842-1577
savoyauditions@gmail.com