Encore Michigan

Mason Street holds auditions for Kinky Boots and Legally Blonde 1/25

January 09, 2020

Mason Street Warehouse

: Legally Blonde and Kinky Boots

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Saturday Jan. 25, 2020 11am-3 PM: At The Saugatuck Arts Center.

Oakland University: February 16

University of Michigan February 16

Western Michigan University: February 17

Email : Ellen@sc4a.org for any clarifications needed, and if you need specifics about the different locations.

 

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To schedule an appointment:

Email  ellen@sc4a.org

KINKY BOOTS: Seeking pricipals and ensemble actors/singers/dancers. The show takes place in Great Britain.  All actors must have excellent British dialects

Lola/Simon, Male 25-35 (African American) A prize fighter draped in satin.  He is a heterosexual cross dresser…eccentric, lavish and outspoken. Comfortable in full drag to just boxing trunks. Power blues & gospel chops. (High tenor. Sings C3–B4 with one top C) Must move extremely well in high-heals, wigs and women’s clothing.

Charlie Price, Male 25-35 A confused young man who inherits his father’s shoe factory. He’s unfocused and misguided but is a hero under a victim’s mantle.  He is handsome and loveable but there is a temper right under the skin. High tenor rock belt. Sings C3–B4

Young Charlie, Male 7-10 A joyous young chap, the younger version of our main character.  He is lost, quiet and unsure.  He appears in the opening and closing sequences of the show.  Must be able to sing.

Young Simon, Male 10 (African American) This is Lola/Simon as a 10-year-old boy.  Inquisitive and not shy, he knows his destiny at an early age.  Actor must be comfortable wearing women’s high heels.  Appears in the opening and closing sequences of the show. Must be able to sing.

Nicola/Others, Female 25-35 Charlie’s long-term girlfriend. Attractive and smart. She is driven and uncompromising.  High pop belt.

Lauren, Female 25-35 A beautiful, strong and outspoken working-class girl.  She works in the shoe factory and has a huge crush on Charlie. Must be a strong comedic actress with a high pop belt. Sings B♭3–F♯

Don/Others, Male 30-40 A hypermasculine bear of a factory worker and Lola’s nemesis.  He has a menacing physicality but ends up being a teddy bear. Sings C3–F4 (must have a strong falsetto to D5 for the Finale

Pat/Others, Female 30-40 The shoe factory’s officious office manager who will let loose when given the chance.  Lola’s love interest.

Trish/Others, Female 45-55 Factory worker with a family to worry about.  Old school and set in her ways…a bit of a broad…but comes around in the end.

Angels, Males 20 – 30 (All Ethnicities) These are the drag personalities that populate The Blue Angel night club in London.  Must be excellent dancers in heals and be able to sing extremely well (high pop).  Previous drag experience helpful but not necessary.  Acrobatics a plus.

Male Ensemble (All Ethnicities, including one African American male for the track that includes Lola’s/Simon’s father).  Must move well in heeled boots as all characters end up in boots at the end of the show. Roles include George, Mr. Price, Harry (guitar is a plus), Simon Sr. and Richard Bailey.

Female Ensemble (All Ethnicities including one African American woman for the track that includes Lola’s double).  Must move well in heeled boots as all characters end up in boots at the end of the show.

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL: Seeking principals and ensemble actors/singers/dancers. The show uses two live dogs (a Chihuahua and a Bull Dog). All actors must be comfortable around dogs.  If you have allergies or sensitivities to these animals, please use your best judgment prior to auditioning.

Elle Woods, Female 20 -25 (Gb2-G5 Pop Belt) A Malibu socialite and fashionista extraordinaire. Effervescent college girl (homecoming queen, Delta Nu president) who follows her boyfriend to Harvard Law School & realizes she’s more than just a pretty face. She is lovable, determined, vulnerable, energetic and outgoing. A true triple threat (tap dance skills are a plus).

Emmett Forrest, Male 20 – 30 (B2-A4 Tenor) Professor Callahan’s teaching assistant. He is smart, quirky, sensitive and personable. Believes in Elle. A bit scruffy but doesn’t care. A strong singer/actor with great comedic timing.

Paulette Buonofuonte, Female 35-45 (A3-A5 Pop Belt) Owner of Hair Affair, a local salon. Bit of a tacky bomshell with hair and clothes that make a statement, but insecure. Must be comfortable with dogs, must be willing to be kissed on stage. Strong comic timing, Bostonian accent is a plus

Professor Callahan, Male 40 – 50  (A2-F#4 Baritone) A pompous and manipulative Criminal Law professor at Harvard. Actor must be comfortable with a stage kiss, however awkward. Charismatic but able to turn into a conniving shark instantly.

Warner Huntington III, Male 20-25 (Eb3-Ab4 Tenor) Elle’s college boyfriend. Warner is attractive and charming but very self-absorbed. He will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a senator by 30, including breaking Elle’s heart.

Vivienne Kensington/Others, Female 20-25 (A3-F5 High Pop Belt) Warner’s new Blueblood girlfriend. Vivienne is an overachieving, stuck-up, wealthy, smart and savvy Harvard Law student who is intellectually driven. Feels threatened by Elle but becomes an ally.  Also plays other small roles.

Brooke Wyndham/Others, Female 25-35  (A3-G5 Alto or Soprano) Brooke is an exercise video star and former Delta Nu sorority girl who was accused of murder. Must be physically fit with strong ability to do high-level aerobics wilst singing. Be prepared to jump rope while singing during your audition. Also plays a few supportingg roles in Act I

Female Ensemble: (7 women) All ensemble women will play multiple roles, so versatility is extremely important. All must dance and/or move extremely well. (Acrobatics a plus)  Pilar/Margot/Serena/Others – Females 20-25 Any ethnicity (G#3-F5 Belt) Sorority girls and Elle’s entourage & “Greek Chorus”, ranging from sassy to cutesy – boy crazy and fashion icons at UCLA, strong comedic timing.  Enid Hoops/Kate/Chutney Wyndham/Others – Females 20-25 Any ethnicity (G3-G5 Soprano Belt/Bb3-Eb5 Alto) Enid is a strong & opinionated ex-Peace Corps volunteer & proud Harvard Law student; Kate is Delta Nu scholastic chair – the bookworm; Chutney is Brook Wyndham’s jealous stepdaughter. Elle’s Mom/Others – Female 35-45 Any ethnicity – A wealthy Malibu socialite, other roles include store manager, sales woman, District Attorney

Male Ensemble: (6 men) All ensemble men will play multiple roles, so versatility is extremely important.  All must dance and/or move extremely well. Kyle/Dewey/Grand Master Chad/Others, Male 25-35 Any ethnicity (D3 – G4 High Baritone) Kyle is a physically fit, smooth-talking UPS deliveryman, Dewey is Paulette’s low-life ex.  Elle’s Dad/Winthrop/Reporter/Others, Male 40-50 (D3 – G4 Baritone) Dad is a high society golfer from Malibu; other roles include the head of Harvard admissions and the reporter.  Sundeep Padamadan/Aaron Schultz/Nicos Argitakos/Carlos/Others Males 20-30 Any ethnicity, characters range from smug, royal Harvard law students to self-proclaimed geniuses to fun-loving pool boys; featured in “The Harvard Variations”. Play several other roles.  Acrobatics a plus.

Bring 2 short songs (one verse & one chorus) in the style of the show. (You may be asked to sing only one.) OK to sing from the show. Bring music books. Sides available at sc4a.org/msw/ or ellen@sc4a.org. Bring dance clothes for possible dance call later in the day.

Yes. SPT modified 8

$619 per week minimum

KINKY BOOTS : Rehearsals Tuesday-Sunday. 1ST rehearsal May 27.

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL: Rehearsals Tuesday-Sunday. 1ST rehearsal July 17.

KINKY BOOTS : Shows run Tuesday-Sunday, opens June 19, closes July 12.

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL: Shows run Tuesday-Sunday, opens August 7, closes August 30.

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