Auditions


Auditions are open to equity and non-equity performers but must be secured with an appointment time by emailing Actors Theatre of Indiana.

***AUDITION POSTING*** UPDATE!!!

Now seeking Woman #1 for BEYOND THE RAINBOW and seeking following ethnicity for the role of ANNIE in IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU: Ethnicity: African American, Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent

 

EPA Auditions

ACTORS THEATRE OF INDIANA – BEYOND THE RAINBOW / IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU

 

These auditions are open to equity and non-equity performers but must be secured with an appointment time. Details below.

 

Date of Audition:

Saturday November 19, 2016

 

Times:

10 – 5 PM Equity and Non-Equity Performers.

Lunch from 1:30 – 2 PM

A monitor will be provided.

 

Contract:

AEA – SPT Tier IV

ALL POSITIONS ARE PAID.

To schedule an appointment:

Equity Members: Beginning October 31st, ATI will accept Equity Members audition appointment requests via email to ATI PSM Kevin Casey at kcpsm@mac.com . Appointment times will be emailed back to confirm. Appointments will be given in 7-minute increments.

Non-Equity Members: Beginning November 7th, ATI will accept Non-Equity Members audition appointment requests via email to ATI PSM Kevin Casey at kcpsm@mac.com. Appointment times will be emailed back to confirm.

 

Appointments will be given in 7-minute increments.

BEYOND THE RAINBOW

By William Randall Beard

Musical Arrangements created by David Lohman

Director: Don Farrell

Music Director: John Bronston

 

DATES:

1st REH: April 4, 2017. Runs: 4/28/17 through 5/14/17.

 

SYNOPSIS:

The time is April 23, 1961, when a 38-year old Judy Garland performed at Carnegie Hall is what the New York Times called “the concert of the century”. Set both on the stage of Carnegie Hall and in Garland’s mind, BEYOND THE RAINBOW simultaneously treats its audience to the famed concert while telling the life story of one of Hollywood’s most unforgettable icons. An unforgettable portrait of a child actor turned star who captivated the nation with her spectacular talent and tumultuous life. Featuring 24 of her hits songs including, “The Man That Got Away”, “That’s Entertainment”, “Get Happy”…just to name a few.

 

CAST:

 

GARLAND: (late 30’s-40’s) – master singer/actress; portrays Judy Garland at age 38. A powerhouse actress, singer and performer – a true tour-de-force role. She sings the bulk of the score. Should sound like and somewhat look like Judy Garland without being an “impersonator”. Contralto (D3-G5). Sings the following songs: “When You’re Smiling”, “Born In A Trunk”, “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “Zing! Went The Strings of my Heart”, “You Made Me Love You”, “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody”, “Be A Clown”, “The Trolley Song”, “Do It Again”, “How Long Has This Been Going On?”, “Who Cares? (As Long As You Care For Me)”, “That’s Entertainment”, “Come Rain or Come Shine”, “Alone Together”, “Get Happy”, “After You’ve Gone”, “You Go To My Head”, “For Me And My Gal”, “Swanee”, “Storm Weather”, “The Man That Got Away”, “Over The Rainbow”

 

JUDY: late 20’s to early 30’s; actress/singer. Portrays Judy Garland during her early years at MGM. Sings: “Zing! Went the Strings of my Heart”, “You Made Me Love You”, “Be A Clown”, ”We’re Off to See the Wizard”. (THIS ROLE IS CAST)

 

YOUNG JUDY: (9-12 years old); actress/singer; must portray Judy Garland as a girl – Frances Gumm, before she changed her name. Sings the Hoagy Carmichael song “Judy”.

 

WOMAN #1: (40’s – early 50’s) Actress – Portrays the following roles: Ethel Gumm, Hedda Hopper, Kay Thompson, Wardrobe Mistress

 

MAN #1: (40’s – early 50’s) Actor/Singer – Portrays the following roles: Stage Hand, Frank Gumm, Vincente Minnelli, George Jessel, Mayer’s Assistant, Ray Bolger, Mickey Rooney, Waiter, Bob Hope, Announcer, Oscar Presenter. Sings: “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “We’re Off to See the Wizard” (THIS ROLE IS CAST)

 

MAN #2: (40’s – early 50’s) Actor/Singer– Portrays the following roles: Carnegie Hall Presenter, Sid Luft, Louis B. Mayer, Manager, Reporter, Shell Chateau Hour Announcer, Jack Haley, Bob Hope Announcer. Sings: “We’re Off to See the Wizard”.

 

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU

SHOW #3 (Musical)

Music by Barbara Anselmi

Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove

Director: William Jenkins

Music Director: Brent E. Brent Marty

 

DATES:

1st REH: January 3, 2017. Runs: 1/27/17 through 2/12/17.

 

SYNOPSIS:

Broadway’s most uproarious family affair! Blushing brides, nervous grooms, overbearing moms, unexpected guests, and enough twists and turns to make even the most experienced wedding planner throw up his hands and say, “Holy Matrimony”! IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU puts a refreshingly modern spin on the traditional wedding comedy, proving that when it comes to wedding day insanity…it’s all relative! RSVP for this Indiana premiere that originally starred Tony Award winner Tyne Daly and directed by Emmy and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll be home by 10.

 

CAST BREAKDOWN:

ALL ROLES CAST EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING:

ANNIE SHEPS: Female, 25-35

Co-Maid of Honor, the calm in the storm. An observer who does her best to help where she can, but that doesn’t mean she’s not just as emotionally invested as everyone else. She’s sweet and charming, but don’t cross her. She’s also a strong influence on the wedding party because she’s one of the few who could stand up to Judy Steinberg and tell it like it is. Mezzo or sop with strong pop styling.Ethnicity: African American, Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent

 

Preparation:

Please bring an updated picture and resume stapled together. For BEYOND THE RAINBOW: Please prepare two brief (32 bars – up-tempo / ballad) songs from the Great American Songbook repertoire on sheet music in the correct key. A one minute monologue may or may not be asked for. You may also be asked to read from the script. An accompanist will be provided. For the role of “Annie” please prepare two brief contemporary musical theatre songs in the style of the show on sheet music in the correct key. A one minute monologue may or may not be asked for. You may be asked to read from the script. An accompanist will be provided.

 

Other:

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

 

Notice: Audition Call Type: EPA

Personnel:

Artistic Director – Don Farrell

Associate Artistic Director – Judy Fitzgerald

Associate Artistic Director – Cynthia Collins

Production Stage Manager – Kevin Casey

Pianist – Terry Woods

 

Location:

The Studio Theater’s Rehearsal Room (Support Space) at the Center for the Performing Arts.

http://www.thecenterfortheperforming…irections.aspx

Where do I park? Do I have to pay?

The parking garage is located across from the south entrance to the Palladium, just off of 3rd Avenue SW. There is no charge for parking. See www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org for garage location details. Click on “plan a visit”.

Where do I enter?

The auditions will take place in the rehearsal room 141 of The Studio Theater. Access to the backstage area is located through the double doors on the main level of the parking garage. Signs will be posted. If you park on a level higher that the first floor, take the elevator to the first floor, which will take you directly to the lobby of The Studio Theater. Turn left and go down the hallway towards the parking garage entrance. Exit through the glass doors and turn left. Enter through the backstage double doors and sign in with the monitor. If available, you may take the hallway to the left through the Civic Rehearsal Studios to reach the backstage area of The Studio Theater and sign in with the monitor.