Salt Lake City, Utah Theater Auditions for Kids & Adults

03/12/2019

As One: 150th Sesquicentennial Golden Spike Celebration

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Type: Theater

The Golden Spike 150th Sesquicentennial Celebration will be holding open auditions for an original production of “As One” (working title) on Saturday March 23rd from 9:30am-12:30pm. (callbacks March 25) at the Utah Children’s Theater; 3605 State St, South Salt Lake, UT 84115.

The musical is a half hour production representing the people and events leading up to the laying of the Golden Spike in 1869. We will be recorded for television broadcast and performing live for VIP’s on site at promontory summit on May 10th (daytime performance) to commemorate the celebration. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a celebration of this historic moment in American History.

We are looking for ethnically appropriate kid, teenage and adult singers, actors and dancers. All roles are paid. We are unable to offer equity contracts. Some roles have already been cast.
The show will be performed live on site at Promontory Summit at the Golden Spike celebration on May 10th. Written and directed by Jennifer Parker Hohl, with original music by Stephen Nelson and Anji Mickelson. Choreography by Makenna Hague

For auditions: Please bring headshot and resume. Please arrive prepared to sing; bring sheet music for 16 measures of a broadway musical, an accompanist will be provided. Audition forms will be provided at auditions.
For kids aged 8-12 years old, please arrive between 9:00am-10:00am
For Teens and Adults please arrive between 10:30am-12:00pm

Acting, singing and dancing callbacks will be held from 6:30pm-9pm, March 25th by invitation only. Please arrive prepared to sing and move. Sides/music will be provided for you if invited to callbacks.

Role Ages
3-4 Kid Singers/Actors/Dancers 8-12 years old Amazing performers with a ton of talent. Show stealers who can command a stage. Male and female.
Asian Rail Worker 30’s-40’s years Hard working, seasoned rail worker. (Tenor/Baritone)
Freed Slave Rail Worker 30’s-40’s years Hard working, seasoned rail worker. (Tenor)
Mormon Rail Worker 30’s-40’s years Hard working, seasoned rail worker. (Tenor)
Irish Rail Worker 30’s-40’s years Hard working, seasoned rail worker. (Tenor)
Asian Rail Worker Shadow Dancer 20’s-30’s years Strong dancer who represents emotions and stories of Asian rail workers in 1869. Male
Freed Slave Rail Worker Shadow Dancer 20’s-30’s years Strong dancer who represents emotions and stories of freed slave rail workers in 1869. Male
Irish Rail Worker Shadow Dancer 20’s-30’s years Strong dancer who represents emotions and stories of irish rail workers in 1869. Male
Hannah Strobridge Late 20’s-Early 40’s Motherly, had children. Has had a tough life living on the plains. Strong, smart. (alto/belt)
Hannah Strobridge Shadow Dancer 20’s-30’s years Strong dancer who represents emotions and stories of Hannah Strobridge in 1869. Female
3-12 Ensemble Dancers 15-20’s years Strong dancers who represents emotions and stories of rail workers in 1869. Males/Females

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Salt Lake City, Utah
Please submit to: See above by 2019-03-26

This casting notice was posted by: Seth Larson



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