Adult Auditions for Victor/Victoria
Equity Performer Auditions
(Principal & Chorus) by Appointment
Ocean State Theatre Company announces Open Equity and Non-Equity Adult Auditions for Victor/Victoria at its comfortable stadium-style theatre located at 1245 Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick, RI on Monday, February 6, 2017. Local talent is strongly encouraged to audition. All roles are open. Performers must be available for all rehearsal and performance dates:
Day and evening rehearsals/performances April 10 – May 21, 2017
Please visit www.OceanStateTheatre.org for detailed character breakdown.
The schedule for Monday, February 6 will be as follows:
10 am - 5 pm – Singing/acting auditions (5-6 pm dinner break)
6 pm – Dance auditions begin
Auditions will be held at Ocean State Theatre located at 1245 Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick, RI. Those auditioning should enter through the main lobby doors and bring their headshot or a recent photo and resume securely stapled together (back to back).
Singing/acting auditions: Please prepare two brief songs (one up-tempo and one ballad) appropriate to the show. Note that there may be time to perform one selection only. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided, but will not transpose. No a cappella, tape recorders or CD players accepted. Some may be asked to stay for the dance call. Bring appropriate dancewear and (if you have them) character shoes.
Dance auditions: Please be warmed up and ready to dance when the call begins. Wear appropriate dancewear and have character shoes. Some may be asked to stay and sing after all have danced. Please prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided, but will not transpose. No a cappella, tape recorders or CD players accepted.
No appointments necessary. Members of Actors’ Equity may schedule a singing/acting appointment, by emailing Robert.Miller@ostcri.org. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout each audition day, as time permits on a first-come first-served basis. No appointment needed for dance audition. No appointments will be given to non-union actors. Doors open thirty minutes before each audition.
Please Note: These auditions are for adults only (18 years and older).
There are no NYC auditions scheduled at this time. Additional information, character breakdowns and directions are available at www.OceanStateTheatre.org.
All ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to attend this audition.
VICTORIA GRANT: Female. 30-40. Legit Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Belt. British accent – RP expected. Victoria Grant is a proper British soprano, who has become stranded in Paris through a series of very unfortunate events. Ultimately she becomes the toast of Paris as a female impersonator. Throughout the play she learns to embrace her power as a woman while discovering true love, both perhaps, for the first time.
CAROL “TODDY” TODD: Male. 40-50. Baritone. “Toddy” is naturally charismatic and a flamboyant performer. He has been the nightly entertainment at Chez Lui forever and lives a life of gaiety and nonchalance. He hatches the idea of disguising Victoria as Victor and they both find it does not take them where they expected.
KING MARCHAN: Male. 40’s. Baritone. King Marchan is a powerful businessman and possible gangster from Chicago who seems to have both power and money. He is sexy, charming, handsome and moves through life with ease and confidence.
NORMA CASSIDY: Female. 30’s. Mezzo-Belt. Norma Cassidy is a Chicago nightclub entertainer and current girlfriend of Chicago businessman King Marchan. A classic, comic showgirl and moll.
SQUASH BERNSTEIN: Male. 25-45. Tenor. Squash Bernstein is the right-hand-man, bodyguard, professional muscle-for-hire for a Chicago business man King Marchan. He is as tough as they come but smarter than he looks.
HENRI LABISSE: Male. 40-60. Bass. French accent expected. Henri Labisse is the proprietor of Chez Lui, a nightclub of questionable repute that definitely operates on the shady side of Paris.
ANDRE CASSELL: Male. 30-50. Bass. French accent expected. Andre Cassell is the owner and manager of Cassell’s, a very prestigious nightclub in Paris. He presents Victor to the world.
SAL ANDRETTI, MALE ENSEMBLE: Male. 40-60. Baritone. Sal Andretti is a “businessman” from Chicago, who owns a chain of nightclubs in Chicago as well as other “business” holdings.
MALE ENSEMBLE: Male. 25-35. All vocal ranges. Looking for three to four sexy, strong, incredibly talented, triple threats to play various specialties throughout the show and be featured dancers and singers in the various nightclubs. Parts include JUKE, CLAM, GREGOR, JAZZ SINGER, APACHE DANCER, POLICEMEN, ETC. One ensemble member needs exceptional partnering skills and another needs to be strong vocal soloist.
FEMALE ENSEMBLE: Female. 25-35. All vocal ranges. Looking for three to four sexy, strong, incredibly talented, triple threats to play various specialties throughout the show and be featured dancers and singers in the various nightclubs. Parts include COSMETICS PRESIDENT, SIMONE, FLOWER LADY, CHAMBER MAID, APACHE DANCER, MISS SELMER, ETC. One ensemble member needs exceptional partnering skills and another needs to be strong vocal soloist.