Auditions

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Director: Adam John Hunter
Broadway: Associate Director: The Visit, Rock of Ages, Company, A Catered Affair.
Adam also Directed Dee Snider’s Rock n’ Roll Christmas Tale in Toronto and Chicago.

Choreographer: Jeremy Dumont
Recent Casa credits include West Side Story and Spamalot. Jeremy is also a staff member at Park Cities Dance in Dallas.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Open Adult Principal/Chorus. Ages 18 and up only please.
Auditions begin at 1:00pm by appointment only.

Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre on the stage – 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (Please enter through the main doors/grand lobby).

All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in your key (16-32 bars) in the style of the show. Rock songs are welcomed. An accompanist will be provided, but will not transpose. To schedule an appointment or for more information, contact Faye Austin. No phone calls, please.

Callbacks; if warranted will be held that evening and may include movement.

Rehearsals for Rock of Ages start May 22. Performances are at Casa Mañana June 3-11, 2017.

AVAILABLE ROLES:

DREW – An appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a very strong rock tenor voice. Drew works at the legendary Bourbon Room hoping and waiting for his dreams to come true. He finds an instant attraction to Sherrie, the beautiful new arrival from the Midwest, who encourages him to go after his dreams.

SHERRIE – Caucasian female, an in-shape, pretty, fresh faced, innocent Midwestern girl stepping right off the bus into a new world to pursue her dreams of stardom. Strong comedic timing, strong rock belt, good movement ability. Should be comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing.

LONNY – The narrator of the piece, charming, mischievous, welcoming, vibrant personality, a guy who would be fun to spend one drunken night with. Strong, honest comedic timing/improv skills and strong rock vocals.

DENNIS DUPREE – Classic stoner type guy who runs the famous Bourbon Room club. Torn about whether he should sell the club to Hertz, a German businessman. Very strong comedic timing. A laid back, easy going dude real dude. Bari-tenor rock vocals.

STACEE JAXX/FATHER – A sexy rock star. Decided to leave his successful hair/metal-rock band to try it solo. Self important, confident intriguing in all the wrong ways, the ultimate bad boy; he is all about sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Great strong comedic timing and strong rock tenor voice.
JUSTICE/MOTHER – African American female, strong presence, an easy sensuality about her, once a performer, she now operates a strip club where Sherrie winds up working. Takes on the maternal role for the girls that work for her. Strong, soulful vocals and belt needed.

HERTZ KLINEMANN – An attractive older German male. Uptight, cold, intimidating businessman trying to buy up the Strip to develop it. The bad guy of the piece. Strong comedic timing and baritone vocals.

FRANZ KLINEMANN – Hertz’s son, young German male. Works for his father but not by choice. Pressured and intimidated by his father. Shy, gentle with a big heart. Strong vocals and comedic timing.

REGINA – A fun, hippie type, in shape, earthy girl who fights against the attempted take over of The Strip. Strong comedic timing, belt vocals and comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing.

MAYOR/JA’KEITH/ENSEMBLE – A strong character actor with good comedic timing to play numerous roles, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability.

JOEY PRIMO/ENSEMBLE – A young male with the rocker sensibility, strong rock tenor and strong/dance/movement ability, possible US for Drew/Stacee.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE – Three of the sexiest female singer/dancers around. Sassy, in shape, beautiful. Must be comfortable in very skimpy/sexy clothing. Strong dancers proficient in jazz and modern, comedic ability and strong rock vocals.