Auditions for DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE

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Debbie O’Brien is holding auditions for DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON
STAGE
UK Tour 2018

Dates

Auditions: Wednesday 30th May 2018 – THIS DAY ONLY

Rehearsals in London: Four weeks from Monday 20 August 2018

General information :

‘Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage’ tells the story of Baby and
Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who
come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of
their lives.

We are looking for three actor musicians to complete the company.

Male ensemble/actor musician to play SAXOPHONE

Male ensemble/actor musician to play TRUMPET

Male ensemble/actor musician to play GUITAR and BASS

Male singers, actors or dancers with EXCELLENT MUSICIANSHIP SKILLS to play
these instruments, or a combination of these instruments, to a professional
level. Additional instruments a bonus – particularly guitars, drums, keys.
They will play as cast in the ensemble and play instruments in some sections
of the show. Good American accents.

There may be opportunities to cover roles within the show – WE PARTICULARLY
NEED COVERS FROM ONE OF THESE INSTRUMENTALISTS FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES –
PLEASE STATE CLEARLY ON YOUR SUBMISSION IF YOUR CLIENT IS SUITABLE FOR ONE
OF THESE COVERS.

One actor musician to COVER BILLY – Playing age 18-25

For this role we require an exceptional singer, and a very strong actor.
Some basic movement is also required. This role includes the following
featured vocals:
‘In The Still Of The Night’ – Expressive pop ballad with high B in
head/falsetto and a fine interpretative ability. Ability to sustain quality
solo vocal at both low and high dynamic levels.
‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’ – Very strong bottom end – low G (below C3)
needs to be solidly within solo range with an extended range up to G sharp
in full chest voice.

Height 5ft 7in – 5ft 9in

One actor musician to COVER MAX/MR SCHUMACHER/TITO – Playing age 40-60 .
Good singer and actor with good comedy timing to cover older character
parts.

 

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