2018/19 SEASON AUDITIONS - PLEASE READ THIS AUDITION NOTICE IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SIGNING UP

 
 
2018/19 SEASON AUDITIONS
 PLEASE READ THIS AUDITION NOTICE IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE SIGNING UP
                        FOR AN APPOINTMENT

Franklin, TN – SPT Tier 7 (2018-19 weekly minimum: $530):

FRANKENSTEIN
DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
DAMN YANKEES

Managing Director/Producer: Todd Morgan
Artistic Director: Matt Logan

Equity Principal Auditions by ​APPOINTMENT:

Wednesday, March 28, 2018         Studio Tenn Office & Rehearsal Space
Thursday, March 29, 2018          The Factory at Franklin
Friday, March 30, 2018            230 Franklin Road
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM all days        Building 8, Suite 809
Lunch from 1:00 – 2:00 PM         Franklin, TN 37064


For a three-minute ​appointment, ​please follow this link and complete the online
audition form: ​http://www.studiotenn.com/audition-sign-ups​. Once you fill out the
online form, you will be contacted via email by our audition coordinator. If you do
not have access to Internet or email, you may call 615-541-8200 to schedule an
appointment. Please only call if you DO NOT have access to Internet or email. Equity
and Non Equity performers are welcome to make an appointment, though Equity
members will be given priority. Equity members without appointments will be seen
throughout each audition day, as time permits. Non-equity actors without
appointments will be seen when no Equity Member is auditioning or waiting. ​AT THIS
TIME, WE ARE NOT CASTING CHILD ROLES. NON-AEA ACTORS MUST BE HIGH SCHOOL
SENIORS OR OLDER TO AUDITION.


Your audition package should total no more than 3 minutes of prepared material.
This audition can include any of the following options:

   1) 32 bars of a song
   2) One 2 minute monologue
   3) 16 bars of a song AND a 1 minute monologue
PLEASE NOTE: ​Scenes and songs from this year’s productions will be available on our
website by March 19 as an alternative to using your own material. ​If this is your first
time auditioning with us, we encourage you to audition with your own material.

If singing, bring sheet music in the correct key; accompanist is provided (all days), but
will not transpose. ​Please do not sing A Cappella​. A reader is provided to read sides.

Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your appointment, and bring a full size headshot &
resume, stapled back-to-back. We will not be able to print material for you on site.

Callbacks will be held as needed, currently scheduled for April 6 & 7, with an invited
dance callback on March 31. You will be notified via email if you are needed at
callbacks.


FRANKENSTEIN​ (SPT Tier 7)
World Premiere production. An original adaptation of the classic novel
by Mary Shelley, currently in development
By A.S. Peterson
Directed by Matt Logan
1st reh: 8/14/18. Runs 8/31/18 – 9/9/18. TBD Extension through 9/16/18.
Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin
All roles are currently available.

DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST​ (SPT Tier 7)
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice,
Book by Linda Woolverton
Directed by Matt Logan
1st reh: 11/19/18. Runs 12/7/18 – 12/30/18.
Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin
Several roles and chorus positions are available.


CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF​ (SPT Tier 7)
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Matt Logan
1st reh: 1/22/19. Runs 2/8/18 – 2/17/18. TBD Extension through 2/24/19.
Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin
Several roles are available.

DAMN YANKEES​ (SPT Tier 7)
Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop
Directed by Matt Logan
1​st​ reh: 4/30/19. Runs 5/17/19 – 6/2/19. TBD Extension through 6/9/19.
Jamison Theater, The Factory at Franklin
All roles and chorus positions are available.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

FRANKENSTEIN – ​All roles are available.
Seeking 9 men and women who will play a variety of different characters. Character list is not final,
and tracking is to be determined.

SAILOR 1 - A grizzled old sea hand (40s-50s)

SAILOR 2 - An inexperienced young man (20s)

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN - A young nobleman (30s)

CAROLINE FRANKENSTEIN - mother of Victor (40s)

ALPHONSE FRANKENSTEIN - elderly father of Victor (60s)

ELIZABETH LAVENZA - "cousin" to Victor (20s-30s)

THE MONSTER - Victor's creation. Imposing, scarred, hideous

WILLIAM FRANKENSTEIN - a spoiled boy, brother to Victor (8)

JUSTINE MORITZ - governess to William (20s)

AGATHA - a young woman, sister to Felix (20s)

DE LACEY - blind and old, father to Felix and Agatha (60s)

FELIX - a young man, brother to Agatha (20s)

VILLAGE WOMAN - a shopper in the market

JUDGE - an old man in magistrate's robes

BAKER - a middle-aged man or woman

PRIEST - a middle-aged man

DRESSMAKER - a middle-aged man or woman

INSPECTOR - a middle-aged man



DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - ​Roles that are cast are noted below.
Belle (CAST - SEEKING UNDERSTUDY ONLY)
    ● Female, 21-35
    ● Age to be played: 20-25
    ● Vibrant, intelligent girl who wants more out of life. She has view an optimistic, fun-loving point
        of and is caring and eager to experience life out of an ordinary existence.
    ● Vocal range: F5 to E3
    ● All ethnicities
Beast
   ● Male, 21-45
   ● Age to be played: 30-40
   ● A prince transformed into a beast because of his lack of compassion towards others.
      Hot-tempered, commanding but has a warm, loving heart on the inside.
   ● Vocal Range: F4 to A2
   ● All ethnicities

Gaston
   ● Male, 21-45
   ● Age to be played: 30-40
   ● An egotistical, masculine villain whose main goal is to marry Belle. Manipulative yet charming.
   ● Vocal range: E4 to A2
   ● All ethnicities


Maurice
  ● Male, 35-70
  ● Age to be played: 55-65
  ● Belle’s father. A child at heart who is fun-loving and eccentric. He is an inventor in his own
      world.
  ● Vocal range: Db4 to Bb2
  ● All ethnicities

Cogsworth
    ● Male, 30-65
    ● Age to be played: 40-55
    ● An enchanted mantle clock who is uptight, strict and punctual. He is the hard-working, faithful
        and the head of Beast’s household
    ● Vocal range: E4 to A2
    ● All ethnicities
    ●
Mrs. Potts
    ● Female, 25-70
    ● Age to be played: 45-55
    ● An enchanted maternal teapot who is warm-heated, loyal and playful.
    ● Vocal range: G5 to F#3
    ● All ethnicities

Lumiere
   ● Male, 18-50
   ● Age to be played: 35-45
   ● An enchanted candelabra who is suave, debonair, loyal and a steadfast servant.
   ● Vocal range: F#4 to F#2
   ● All ethnicities

Babette
   ● Female, 18-45
   ● Age to be played: 25-35
   ● An enchanted feather-duster who is the object of Lumiere’s affections. She is saucy, playful,
       gorgeous and the seductive French maid.
   ● Vocal range: F5 to A3
   ● All ethnicities

Madame De La Grande Bouche
  ● Female, 18-65
  ● Age to be played: 40-55
  ● An enchanted wardrobe who is a former opera diva. She is caring, refined, and larger than
     life.
  ● Vocal range: D5 to C#4
  ● All ethnicities
Lefou
    ●   Male, 18-45
    ●   Age to be played: 25-35
    ●   Gaston’s sidekick. He is loyal, energetic and optimistic but not the smartest guy in the room.
    ●   Vocal range: F#4 to B2
    ●   All ethnicities

Monsieur D’arque
  ● Male, 18-65
  ● Age to be played: 35-55
  ● The proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is dark, sinister and a scheming villain who helps
      Gaston with his plan to marry Belle.
  ● Vocal range: A4 to D3
  ● All ethnicities

Dance Ensemble:
   ● Male and Females, 18+
   ● To play: wolves, enchanted objects, townspeople
   ● Strong, advanced jazz and tap dancers
   ● Featured prominently throughout the show.
   ● Can sing in 2 and 3-part harmonies.
   ● All ethnicities

Adult Ensembles:
   ● Males and Females, 18+
   ● To play: wolvers, enchanted objects, townspeople
   ● Understudies will be cast from the Adult Ensemble.
   ● Can sing in 2 and 3-part harmonies. Should move well with intermediate dance technique.
   ● All ethnicities

The role of Chip is not currently available for casting.

Chip
   ●    Male, 8-14
   ●    Age to be played: 7-10
   ●    An enchanted teacup who is Mrs. Potts son. He is innocent and playful.
   ●    Vocal range: F5 to A3
   ●    All ethnicities



CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF – ​Roles that are cast are noted below.

Brick
    ●   Male, 23-36
    ●   former athlete, favorite son of the family, has become a difficult alcoholic after the suicide of
        his best friend Skipper.
   ●    Caucasian

Margaret
   ● Female, 23-36
   ● Brick’s wife, edgy, tense and suspicious of Brick's friendship with his friend Skipper.
   ● Caucasian

Big Daddy (CAST)
    ● Male, 50-75
    ● the family patriarch, known to be brash and vulgar.
    ● Caucasian
Big Mama
    ● Female, 50-75
    ● sincere, embarrassingly dedicated to a man who seems to despise her, considers Brick her
      “only son.”
    ● Caucasian

Mae
  ●     Feale,30-45
  ●     mean, agitated, schemes with her husband Gooper to inherit Big Daddy’s estate.
  ●     Caucasian

Gooper
   ● Male,30-45
   ● the eldest, yet least favored sibling, a successful corporate lawyer who resents his parents' love
      for Brick, schemes to take over the family estate
   ● Caucasian

Reverend Tooker
   ● Male,30-70
   ● tactless, opportunistic, hypocritical guest at the birthday party.
   ● Caucasian

Reverend Tooker
   ● Male,30-70
   ● tactless, opportunistic, hypocritical guest at the birthday party.
   ● Caucasian

Dr. Baugh
    ● Male,35-70
    ● Big Daddy’s Physician
    ● Caucasian

Lacey
   ● Male 40s-50s.
   ● Southern.Servant in the Pollitt household. Has seniority in the home and understands the family
      politics.
   ● African American

Sookey
   ● Female 40s-50s
   ● Southern.Servant in the Pollitt household for many years.
   ● African American

Daisy
   ● Female 20s
   ● Servant in the Pollitt household.
   ● African American

Brightie
    ● Male 20s
    ● Servant in the Pollitt household.
    ● African American

The roles of the children are not currently available for casting.

Children
Polly- Girl, age 4.
Sonny- Boy, age 6-7.
Trixie- Girl, age 7-9.
Dixie- Girl, age 9-10.
DAMN YANKEES – ​All roles are available
Applegate (The Devil)
   ● Male, 25-65
   ● Smooth-talking salesman who is slick, greedy, and controlling.
   ● Vocal range: Baritone
   ● All ethnicities

Lola
    ●   Female, 25-35
    ●   Sexy and confident assistant who loses her heart to Joe Hardy.
    ●   Dancing required.
    ●   Vocal range: Belt
    ●   All ethnicities

Joe Hardy
   ● Male, 18-28
   ● Young, athletic, clean-cut, all-American baseball player.
   ● Makes a deal with the devil to live out his lifelong dream of being a baseball player but deeply
       misses his old life and the love he left behind.
   ● Vocal range: Baritone/Tenor
   ● Must move well.
   ● All ethnicities

Joe Boyd
   ● Male, 45-55
   ● Baseball fanatic who would do anything for his beloved team.
   ● Vocal range: Baritone
   ● All ethnicities

Meg Boyd
  ● Female, 40-55
  ● Joe Boyd’s devoted and understand wife. Loving and mature but suffering.
  ● Vocal range: Mezzo
  ● All ethnicities

Gloria Thorpe
   ● Female, 25-35
   ● Fearless reporter
   ● Dancing required.
   ● Vocal range: Belt
   ● All ethnicities

Van Buren
   ● Male, 35-60
   ● Baseball team manager, loose-cannon with a good heart and no luck.
   ● Comedic.
   ● Vocal range: Baritone
   ● All ethnicities

Rocky
   ●    Male, 20-35
   ●    Baseball player.
   ●    Dancing required.
   ●    Must sing in harmony.
   ●    Comedic
   ●    All ethnicities
Smoker
   ● Male, 20-35
   ● Baseball player.
   ● Dancing required.
   ● Must sing in harmony.
   ● Comedic
   ● All ethnicities

Vernon
   ● Male, 20-35
   ● Baseball player.
   ● Dancing required.
   ● Must sing in harmony.
   ● Comedic
   ● All ethnicities

Doris
    ●    Female, 35-55
    ●    Meg’s best friend.
    ●    Comedic.
    ●    Vocal range: Alto
    ●    All ethnicities.

Sister
    ●    Female, 35-45
    ●    Outspoken and caring.
    ●    Vocal range: Mezzo
    ●    All ethnicities

Mr. Welch
    ● Team owner.
    ● Enthusiastic, wealthy and high strung. Peacekeeper between the press and the team.
    ● All ethnicities.

Male-Female Ensemble
   ● Male + Female, 18-45
   ● Strong singers and dancers
   ● Some featured speaking roles
   ● Understudies will be cast from the Ensemble.
   ● All ethnicities
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