AUDITIONS

FREAKY FRIDAY

RIDGEFIELD, CT LOCAL EPA

 

AUDITION LOCATION - PLEASE NOTE AUDITIONS WILL NOT BE HELD AT ACT OF CONNECTICUT             
Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance

440 Main Street

Ridgefield, CT 06877

*Parking and entrance are in rear of building, do not enter from Main Street

AUDITION DATE

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2020
11am – 7pm (lunch 2-3pm)
AEA: email casting@actofct.org for appointments.
EMC/Non-AEA will be seen as time allows.

 

CONTRACT

SPT Tier 5; $450 per week plus 8wks p+h
Non-Union: $400 per week
RT transportation between NYC and CT provided by theatre

 

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director: Daniel C. Levine (in attendance)
Executive Director: Katie Diamond
Book: Bridget Carpenter
Music: Tom Kitt
Lyrics: Brian Yorkey
Director: Mia Walker (in attendance)
Choreographer: Abbey O'Brien
Music Supervisor: Bryan Perri
Music Director: Justin Cowan

 

PRODUCTION DATES
First rehearsal: April 20, 2020
Tech: May 8 - 13, 2020
First Preview: May 14, 2020
Opening: May 16, 2020
Closing: June 14, 2020
Possible extension: through June 21, 2020
**Performances are Thursday-Sunday 

 

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

 

Performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, as well as performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

SEEKING
See breakdown below

 

PREPARATION

Please prepare a short song in the style of the show. Have a second song prepared if asked.

 

PRINCIPALS

 

[KATHERINE BLAKE] This role is cast.

 

[ELLIE BLAKE] Female, Any Ethnicity, over 18 to play 16. Funny, smart, our story’s disorganized, rumpled hero. A misunderstood “everygirl” navigating the minefield of high school. Passionate about her school's underground scavenger hunt, but sees herself as easily forgotten - unlike her "perfect" mom. Must also portray Katherine Blake in Ellie's body - poised, professional, mature, organized to a fault, no-nonsense, over-protective - the antithesis to Ellie’s chaos. Strong belter. (F3-E5)

 

[FLETCHER BLAKE] Male, Any Ethnicity, 8-11. Ellie’s younger brother and Katherine’s mildly eccentric son. A magic lover and an avid puppeteer. Constantly annoying his sister, he secretly looks up to her. The baby of the family, sensitive, a good kid, he absorbs more than he’s given credit for. (F3-Bb4)

 

[MIKE RILEY] Male, Any Ethnicity, 40’s - 50’s. Katherine’s fiancé. A warm, easygoing, relatable guy - he balances Katherine’s over the top organization with a calming, supportive demeanor. A contractor by trade. He adores Katherine and her kids, even when they’re difficult. Bari-tenor. (Db3-G4)

 

[ADAM] Male, Any Ethnicity, over 18 to play teens. Ellie’s not-so-secret crush, the feeling is mutual. Popular, adorable, cool, everyone can’t help but love him. The "List Master" of the school's epic annual underground scavenger hunt. Tenor. (F4-C3)

 

[TORREY] Female, Any Ethnicity, Late 20’s - 30’s. Katherine’s high strung, perfectionist assistant. A workaholic who takes an unhealthy amount of pride in what she does and constantly craves validation. She idolizes Katherine and the business she’s managed to build, and is distraught when she sees Katherine falter from her usually perfect self. Mezzo.

 

[SAVANNAH] Female. Any Ethnicity. Over 18 to play teens. A winner. Popular, biting, brilliant, and scary. Ellie’s adversary, the mean girl in school, she’s used to getting exactly what she wants, and won’t stand for anyone getting in her way. Contemporary belt (D4-Db5)

 

ENSEMBLE

 

THE TEENS

[HANNAH / FEMALE TEEN ENSEMBLE] Female, over 18 to play teens, Any Ethnicity. One of Ellie’s best friends. A nerd, computer geek. Athletic hip-hop dancer, contemporary singer.

 

[GRETCHEN / FEMALE TEEN ENSEMBLE] Female, over 18 to play teens, Any Ethnicity. One of Ellie’s best friends. Intense, emotional, lacks confidence. Not a leader. Athletic hip-hop dancer, contemporary singer.

 

[LAUREL / FEMALE TEEN ENSEMBLE] Female, over 18 to play teens, Any Ethnicity. Athletic hip-hop dancer, contemporary singer.

 

[MALE TEEN ENSEMBLE (3)] male, over 18 to play teens, Any Ethnicity. Male, over 18 to play teens, Athletic hip-hop dancers, great singer. Features that will come from the Male Teen ensemble include PARKER, WELLS, and LEWIS.

 

THE ADULTS
[MS. MEYERS (gym teacher) / DANIELLE (reporter) / OFFICER SITZ] Female, Any Ethnicity, 40’s. Must move and sing well, and be a solid comedic performer.

 

[GRANDMA / MRS. LUCKENBILL (English teacher) / MRS. TIME (clock shop owner)] Female, Any Ethnicity late 50’s - 60’s. A character performer who can change hats quickly. Must move and sing well.

 

[DR. EHRIN (counselor) / OFFICER KOWALSKI / PASTOR BRUNO] Male, Any Ethnicity, 40’s. Must move and sing well.

 

[GRANDPA / SENOR O’BRIEN (Spanish teacher) / MR. BLUMEN (biology teacher)] Male, Any Ethnicity, late 50’s - 60’s. A character performer who can change hats quickly. Must move and sing well.

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