Auditions

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BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON

2017 APPRENTICE PROGRAM

Music and Lyrics written by Michael Friedman

Book by Alex Timbers

Casa Mañana’s Apprentice Program is for the most dedicated young performers who aspire to careers in the theatre. Each summer through an audition process, accepted students have the unique opportunity to advance their professional training by performing in an all-youth production of a musical backed by the full resources of Casa Mañana.

AGES 14-19 only (To read more about the Apprentice Program please CLICK HERE)

Saturday, February 25 2017 beginning at 11:00am by appointment only

Actors may be asked to attend a Movement call at 5:30pm

Other callbacks, if warranted will be later that evening.

 

For an appointment e-mail faye.austin@casamanana.org – No calls please.

 

Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX  76107 (located directly behind the theatre).

All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in your key for a short song in the style of the show (Rock Musical). Songs from the show are welcomed and encouraged! An accompanist will be provided OR you may accompany yourself on your own instrument. The accompanist will not transpose. If you have an audition book of music, we recommend you bring it, but it is not required.


Rehearsals begin on July 17, 2017 (Rehearsals are Monday-Saturday, tentatively)

Performances August 4-6, 2017 at Casa Mañana Theatre


SEEKING:

Andrew Jackson
A roguish, man’s president who is deeply charming and sexy, yet is also an extremely violent, arrogant, bigoted idiot that fights for what he believes in.
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Martin Van Buren
Jackson’s right hand man who is in over his head. He is a well-intentioned buffoon who is utterly lovable. May double as other roles.
Gender: Male

Rachel Jackson
Jackson’s deeply religious and devoted wife who is strangely alluring, yet not overtly sexual.
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: A3

The Storyteller
A milquetoast, oppressively good-natured, history-loving narrator that has not had much excitement in her life.

John C. Calhoun
A sinister, good-looking, charming, and brilliant gentlemen senator from the South who is a vain mastermind. May double as other roles.
Vocal range top: F3
Vocal range bottom: B2

Henry Clay
An over-the-top, vivacious, tall, cadaverous, and villainous senator with greasy hair who wears weasel pelts. May double as other roles.
Vocal range top: A3
Vocal range bottom: D3

James Monroe
Foppish and overwhelmed old-school President of the United States. May double as other roles.

John Quincy Adams
The former President’s whiney, spoiled, and demanding son who really wants to be president. May double as other roles.
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Black Fox
Native American chief who is intelligent and somber with a hint of danger. He used to have an alliance with Jackson.

Male Soloist / Band Leader
Brooding, intense rocker with powerful, emotive indie rock voice. He is angsty, good-looking, young, and hip. May double as other roles.
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Female Soloist / Band Leader
Self-confident, attractive singer with powerful, emotive indie rock voice. Dark, mysterious, hip vibe. May double as other roles.
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G3

Ensemble
Various Frontiersmen and women; Andrew’s Parents; Indians; Soldiers; Citizens; Others