Busch Gardens Holding Open Auditions for Singers and Dancers in NYC

12/28/2015

Seeking Singer/Dancers for 2016 Spring season

Location: NEW YORK

Type: Singers

BUSCH GARDENS ENTERTAINMENT together with BOB CLINE CASTING are seeking vibrant, energetic performers, and musicians for its collection of world-class Spring season productions. Seeking a few triple threat performers, but mostly strong actors/singers and strong dancer/actors. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend. Award-winning Creative Team members come from Broadway, Hollywood and London’s West End theatres. The highly acclaimed shows have the spirit, energy and production values of mini Broadway musicals.

New York City Performer Auditions:

PEARL STUDIOS, 500 8TH AVE (bet 36TH-35TH St.), 4th FLOOR, NYC Rm. 409

Tuesday, Jan. 12th– 10:00 am: Female Singers interested in roles listed below.
Tuesday, Jan. 12th – 2:00 pm: Male Singers interested in roles listed below.

*Musicians who sing: please attend the Tuesday Singer Call and bring your guitar/accordian with you.

Tuesday, Jan. 12th – 4:00 pm: Musicians interested in roles listed below. Please note only piano provided. Please bring all other instruments.

Wednesday, Jan. 13th – 10:00 am: Female Dancers interested in roles listed below.
Wednesday, Jan. 13th – 2:00 pm: Male Dancers interested in roles listed below.
Wednesday, Jan. 13th – 4:00 pm: Male and Female Tap dancers interested in roles below.

Please prepare a song selection that shows off your voice and range. Contemporary Broadway or pop is best for us. Singers should be prepared to come back for a movement call later in the day or the following day. Bring sheet music; no CD accompaniment please. Pianist provided. Dancers should bring both characters and flats, and tap shoes if you tap. For the dance call Dancers should still bring a song selection. Please bring your audition book, in case you are asked to sing another type of song selection. Bring headshot & resume.

All rehearsals are in Williamsburg, VA. Rehearsals begin for core shows sometime during the first two weeks of March. These shows open March 25th and run through Sept. 5th.

Pays $20.01 an hour for principal roles. $14.32 an hour for ensemble roles. Non-union.
For more information please visit https://buschgardensauditions.com/

Busch Gardens

SEEKING:

[HANS – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Can play Mature. Big loud fun personality, comedic, charming, unique character type. An exceptional voice is necessary, styles range from Broadway to Pop. Must have strong comedic chops, improvisation skills. Must move very well. Vocal Range: Baritone to F.

[PETER – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Can play late teen to early 20’s. Boyishly cute with charming personality and a very natural ease and affability. An exceptional voice is necessary, styles range from Broadway to Pop. MUST move very well. Dance (partnering), acro and special skills (tumbling, juggling, impersonations, etc) a plus. Must be able to deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Vocal Range: Tenor with strong belt to A.

[LUDWIG – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Can play 20’-30s. Handsome, charming, muscular with big personality. A “Gaston Type”. An exceptional voice is necessary, styles range from Broadway to Pop. MUST move very well. Dance (partnering), acro and special skills (tumbling, juggling, impersonations, etc) a plus. Must be able to deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Vocal Range: Bari-Tenor to G.

[LIESL – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Can play 20’s. Sweet, naturally charming, alluring ingénue type with big personality and an exceptional voice. Styles range from Broadway to Pop. Must deliver comedic bits throughout the show. Must move well, dance (partnering) and special skills (tumbling, twirling, impersonations, magic) a plus. Vocal Range: Soprano, mix/belt to D or E.

[MALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Must have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Males should bring jazz shoes.

[FEMALE ENSEMBLE DANCERS] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Should have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Females should bring heels and flats.

[FESTHAUS MUSICIANS] Seeking vibrant, personable, energetic, proficient instrumentalist/performers: ACCORDION, TRUMPET, TUBA, CLARINET/SAX, SNARE DRUMMER. Must be able to move well. Fun character types, singing and special skills a plus, improv/comedic skills encouraged.

[INNKEEPER – PRINCIPAL ROLE] The proprietor of the Celtic Fyre Inn. Strong, mature personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Tenor with a strong belt and sustained G5.

[TOMMY] Strong, comedic personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Baritone with a strong belt

[TONY/INNKEEPER COVER] Strong, comedic personality and charisma with a bit of Irish charm. Must move well. Strong Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Tenor with a strong belt

[MAUREEN] Maternal with a strong presence. Comedic timing a plus. Must move well. Lyrical style voice. Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano with a sustained E5.

[FRANKIE] Warm, friendly, charming with a strong presence. Comedic timing a plus. Must move well. Broadway style voice. Vocal Range: Alto

[MALE AMERICAN TAPPERS – PRINCIPAL DANCER] The American friends of the bride who bring a whole different beat to the party. Seeking very dynamic unique tappers with a strong sense of style, technique, and flair.

[CELTIC MUSICIANS] Seeking vibrant, personable, energetic, proficient instrumentalist/performers: ACCORDION/PIANO, GUITAR, VIOLIN/FIDDLE.

[MALE SWING VOCALIST – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Must be able to learn and play all male singer roles (up to 8 parts) to cover all mainstage shows. Exceptional singer with great presence. Must move very well. Proficiency in basic keyboard and reading music a plus. Vocal Range: Tenor with strong belt and sustained G5.

[FEMALE SWING VOCALIST – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Must be able to learn and play all female singer roles (up to 8 parts) to cover all mainstage shows. Exceptional singer with great presence and comedic timing. Must move very well. Proficiency in basic keyboard and reading music a plus. Vocal Range: Versatile Mezzo with top note: E5

[MALE SWING DANCER- PRINCIPAL ROLE] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Must have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Must be able to learn and play all male dancer roles to cover all mainstage shows. 5’8” or taller. Males should bring jazz shoes.

[FEMALE SWING DANCER – PRINCIPAL ROLE] Seeking very dynamic, unique, excellent athletic dancers. Should have strong technique and sense of style. Partnering and lift experience, tumbling, circus and special skills a plus. Must be able to learn and play all female dancer roles to cover all mainstage shows. 5’6” or taller. Females should bring heels and flats.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: NEW YORK
Please submit to: phil.raybourn@buschgardens.com

This casting notice was posted by: Busch Gardens Williamsburg



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