Stage Coach Theater Is Looking For A Few Good Folks!
Are you an aspiring actor or actress? A seasoned professional? Can you sing, dance and possibly play the guitar? Stage Coach Theater is looking for you this December!
Open Auditions for RENT: the Musical!!!
Stage Coach Theatre is thrilled to announce they will be holding open auditions for their upcoming production of Broadway’s landmark rock musical “Rent” on December 14th & 15th at 2:00 pm. “Rent” is a rousing rock musical, with operatic tear-jerking moments, and a score that runs the musical gamut from rock and roll to tango, R&B, pop and moving ballads. Those auditioning must be 18 or older. The show runs February 28th – March 22nd, 2014. Rehearsals begin in January 2014. For more information, visit www.stagecoachtheatre.com.
Audition dates: Saturday, Dec. 14th at 2:00-5:00 pm AND Sunday, Dec.15th at 2:00-5:00 pm
*If you are unable to attend the auditions during this time, contact Jennifer Dunn to arrange another time.
LOCATION: Stage Coach Theatre – 4802 W. Emerald
PREPARATION: Artists auditioning for RENT should:
- Prepare a one minute audition piece. (comedy or drama) If you do not have a prepared monologue, there will be cold readings available at auditions.
- Prepare a 32 bar selection from a song that you love to sing! (pop, rock, rhythm/blues, or musical) –There will be a CD/Ipod player available to play any recorded background tracks. NO accompanist available. Singers are welcome to sing a capella.
- Bring Current Headshot & Resume (if available)
- For the role of Roger, some guitar proficiency is required. Be prepared to play at the audition.
SHOW DATES: February 28th, March 1st, 6th, 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 2014
REHEARSALS: January 6th – February 27th, 2014
*IMPORTANT: Please bring all known conflict dates with you to the auditions
ABOUT RENT – the Musical:
Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s RENT follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. – Directed by Jennifer Dunn – Courtesy of Musical Theatre International
WARNING: RENT is intended for mature audiences and contains adult language and situations.
CONTACT: For additional information, contact Jennifer Dunn at 869-3980 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LIST OF CHARACTERS: Roles are available for 5 men, 3 women, 6+ ensemble (men & women). Ages 18+
MEN: Mark, Roger, Benny, Tom Collins, Angel, 3+ ensemble needed
WOMEN: Mimi, Maureen, Joanne, 3+ ensemble needed
ABOUT STAGE COACH THEATRE:
Currently enjoying its’ 33rd consecutive season in the Treasure Valley, Stage Coach Theatre is a quality-driven performance organization dedicated to producing live theatre that reflects and celebrates the human spirit for, by and accessible to the community. The theater produces live plays from all genres including comedies, dramas and musicals. SCT produces eight productions per season, all with volunteers from the local community.