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TEXAS 2017 Audition Tour

 

ALL POSTIONS PAID

ACTORS: 10 male and female

SINGERS: 4 Soprano, 4 Alto, 4 Tenor, 4 bass (Opera/choral technique beneficial; read music)

DANCERS: 14 male, 14 female (strong ballet and/or jazz technique; partnering a plus)

INSTRUMENTALISTS: 2 violins, 2 guitars, 1 upright bass, 1 piano (must read music)

CHILD ACTORS: Come to auditions with a parent for an interview.

TECHNICIANS: Stage Managers, Technical Director, Master Electrician, Electricians/Spot Operators, Carpenters, Audio Engineer, Wardrobe Engineers, & General Technicians.

AGE REQUIREMENT: 18 years or older. SEE ADDITIONAL REQUIRMENTS BELOW.

 

TEXAS 2017 opens on June 2nd, closes August 19th –

Rehearsals start May 14th.

 

Crew and Stage Management Schedule Differ from Rehearsals and need to potentially be available from May 1 through the season. Over hire crew for pre-production are scheduled starting April 1st through May 14th.

 

January 29th

HOUSTON TX

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL CENTER

12:00pm – Management and Technical interviews – Bring resume and portfolio of your work.  Schedule a follow up interview with Production manager Blaine Bertrand at

bbertrand@texas-show.com

1:00pm- Registration for performers. Warm up on your own.

1:30pm- Movement and Dance auditions – Dress comfortably. Jazz shoes recommended.

Two combinations will be taught – one for movers and one for more advanced techniques. Bring a resume and headshot.

2:30pm- Actor and Singer auditions – 90 sec. Monologue if not   Singing. Singing and

Dancing should be a combined 2 min. No accompanist will be provided. Bring music on phone or I-pad. Bring a resume and headshot.

 

February 11th

CANYON, TX

West Texas A&M University

2501 4TH AVENUE

Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex - Jerry Williams Acting Studio.

(Enter WEST door by Theatre Department office. Register in the “Hub” – by the couches)

9:00am – Dancer Registration

9:30am – Dancer Only Auditions

10:00am – Actor, Singer, Instrumentalist Registration

10:30am – Movement Auditions for Actors and Singers only

11:00am – Instrumentalist Auditions

11:30am – Actor and Singer Auditions

All technical and stage management interviews will be by appointment only. Please contact Blaine Bertrand at bbertrand@texas-show.com

 

February 25th

EDMOND, OK

University of Central Oklahoma

100 NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE

HPE Building (Health & Physical Education) Room 200

10:00am – Registration

10:30am – Dance Call – ALL Actors, Singers, Dancers

Performers being considered for “dancer only” will be asked to learn an additional combination.

12:30pm – Actor, Singer, Instrumentalist Auditions

All technical and stage management interviews will be by appointment only. Please contact Blaine Bertrand at bbertrand@texas-show.com

 

March 2nd – 4th

LEXINGTON, KY

Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)

LEXINGTON CONVENTION CENTER

BLUEGRASS BALLROOM #1

430 W. VINE St.

LEXINGTON, KY

Performers interested in this audition must visit SETC.ORG to pre-register.

 

All technical and stage management interviews will be conducted as part of the Job Fair. Please contact Blaine Bertrand at bbertrand@texas-show.com for any questions, or if not attending SETC Job Fair.

 

Audition dates and locations are subject to change.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

General

Headshot, Resume. (You will be asked to fill out a company audition information packet.)

 

ACTOR:

Monologue of your choice, not to exceed 90 seconds.

May be asked to do cold reading.

Dance call: Wear clothing that allows full range of movement. Men: jazz shoes; Ladies: character shoes. No street shoes.

If singing, please see singer requirements.

 

SINGER:

16 bars of an up-tempo and 16 bars of slow-tempo. Musical Theatre and/or Opera.

Provide sheet music in the correct key. Accompanist will not transpose.

Must show legit ability.

Dance call: Wear clothing that allows full range of movement. Men: jazz shoes; Ladies: character shoes. No street shoes.

If acting, please see actor requirements.

 

DANCER:

Form fitting dance attire.

Jazz shoes recommended.  No street shoes.

Arrive early to stretch prior to dance call as a warm up will not be conducted.

If auditioning as an actor or singer, please see those requirements.

 

INSTRUMENTALIST:

Bring personal instruments (except for piano).

Play one minute of classical piece. (Violinists may show "fiddle" abilities)

Sight read short selection from the show score.

 

STAGE MANAGEMENT, TECHNICIAN, DESIGNER:

Work portfolio.

Please submit resume and cover letter via email prior to audition/interview at bbertrand@tphf.com

 

Those that are not able to attend a live audition may send headshot, resume and demo reel (audition materials will not be returned) prior to March 2, 2016 to:

 

TEXAS SHOW

1514 5th Ave.

Canyon, Texas 79015

ATTN: AUDITIONS

 

For more Information, please call 806-655-2181 or email AUDITIONS@TPHF.COM