Open Non-Equity Auditions in NYC for “Welcome to America: a Caribbean Musical”

09/15/2017

“Welcome to America: a Caribbean Musical”

Location: New York, NY

Type: Theater

NON EQUITY CASTING CALL

“Welcome to America: a Caribbean Musical” explores the complexities of a newly arrived undocumented Caribbean immigrant and the pursuit of life goals in the United States. The story is a universal one of hopes & dreams. The musical employs both original and well known songs ranging from Reggae, Dancehall, Ska & Jamaican Folk enhanced with contemporary Broadway musical styling.

Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 4pm (callback to follow immediately after at 6pm)
Location: A.R.T./New York – Spaces @ 520
520 Eighth Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018

Please prepare the following:
Singing – 16 bars of a contemporary song
Dancing – come prepared to learn a short sequence
Acting – Sides will be provided

Email headshot & resume prior to audition at braataproductions@gmail.com

What to Prepare
Prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song & a ballad
– Have sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. No tracks! Seeking strong versatile voices; song selection should reflect range of contemporary Broadway musical proficiency (in the style of Aida, Once On This Island etc.). Experience speaking/singing in Jamaican patois is a plus.

– Please bring a headshot and resume.
– Bring a calendar/list of any conflicts, to report upon arrival.

auditions for  Welcome to America: a Caribbean Musical

PERFORMANCE DATES
Seeking some roles for the Non Union DC/Baltimore tour. The weekend of October 28 & 29th 2017 (2 performances)

REHEARSALS
September 23 – October 26, 2017. Rehearsals held weeknights and weekend days.

*There is pay for this production. Stipend amount varies dependent upon the role.

All roles are ensemble with featured characters:

Barry Bevins (M)
Vocal Range – Tenor
Age Range late 30s
Handsome, smooth-talking man of color who is a strong singer and dancer

Teddy (M)
Vocal Range – Bass/Baritone
Age range – 30s
Strong African-American or Afro-Latino character actor who is able to sing and dance well

Nikki (F)
Vocal Range – Soprano
Age Range- 20s/30s
Strong singer, dancer and character actress of color

Joy (F)
Vocal Range – Alto
Age Range -20s/30s
Afro-Caribbean, strong singer, dancer and character actress

Production covers: Accommodation, Travel, Per Diem & Stipend

Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Time: 4pm (callback to follow immediately after at 6pm)
Location: A.R.T./New York – Spaces @ 520
520 Eighth Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: New York, NY
Please submit to: braataproductions@gmail.com by 2017-09-17

This casting notice was posted by: Braata Productions

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