Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe of Florida, Inc.
Sarasota, FL

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Performer

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Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 2017-18 Season – Sarasota FL EPA (3/25/17)

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Call Type: Equity Performer Audition

CONTRACT
SPT
Cat. 8; $550+/week AEA min

PERSONNEL
Founder and Artistic Director, Nate Jacobs
Associate Managing Director, Travis Ray
Resident Stage Manager, Juanita Munford
Company Manager, Joey James

OTHER DATES
Non-AEA performers may also be seen as time permits on the day of.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

2017-2018 Season

BROADWAY IN BLACK
Created and directed by Nate Jacobs
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 2017-18 Season – Sarasota FL EPA

1st rehearsal: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Entire Run: June 21-July 23, 2017
Total # of rehearsals: 5 weeks
Seeking

[Male 1]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 2]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 3]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 4]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Woman 1]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Woman 2]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Woman 3]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Woman 4]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

*All artists should be confident singers. All roles any ethnicity.

IN THE HEIGHTS
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes
Directed by Jim Weaver
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Entire Run: October 11, 2017- November 18, 2017
Total performances: 40
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Seeking

Usnavi De La Vega]: Owner of De La Vega Bodega, dreams of returning to the Dominican Republic

[Nina Rosario]: a freshman at Stanford University, loving, loses patience with father often.

[Kevin Rosario]: Nina’s father, owner of Rosario’s Car Service, overprotective

[Camila Rosario]: Nina’s strong-willed mother, co-owner of Rosario’s, tolerant until pushed

[Benny]: Employee of Rosario’s, African American, dreams of owning his own business

[Vanessa]: Works at the Salon, stunningly beautiful, Usnavi’s love interest, dreams of something better

[Sonny]: Usnavi’s sassy, superficially lazy, yet ambitious younger cousin, jokester, intelligent,
thoughtful

[Abuela Claudia]: Raised Usnavi, though not his blood grandmother, loving matriarch

[Daniela]: Owner of Daniela’s Salon, dramatic, loud, loves to gossip, loves banter.

[Carla]: Works at the salon, young, pretty, slow on getting the others’ jokes and innuendos

[Graffiti Pete]: An artist, believed to be a trouble maker, but proves himself

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe 2017-18 Season – Sarasota FL EPA

[Billie Holiday]: This role has been cast.

[Jimmy Powers (Piano Player)]: This role has been cast.

————–
SOUL MAN
A Musical Revue
Created and directed by Nate Jacobs
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Entire Run: April 19, 2017-May 27, 2017
Total performances: 39
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Seeking

[Male 1]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 2]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 3]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

[Male 4]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+

* All roles any ethnicity.

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members contact Travis Ray at (941) 404- 7801 or e-mail tray@westcoastblacktheatre.org
Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm. Deadline: 3/24/17 at
3pm EST. AEA members without
appointments may be seen as time permits.

Union

Equity Performer Audition

Where

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Binz Building
1012 N. Orange Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

WHEN
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
no scheduled lunch break

WHAT TO PREPARE

Actors (Two contrasting monologues), Singers (One song–16 bars and one monologue). Please bring four copies of your headshot and resume stapled together (Photocopies are acceptable). Singers please bring sheet music noted for the accompanist with a beginning and ending in the correct key.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult



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