Thursday, April 13, 2017

audition notice - BARE - Nearly Naked Theatre - April 14 & 16

NEARLY NAKED THEATRE
will be holding auditions for
bare 
by Damon Intrabarrolo & Jon Hartmere
directed by Damon Dering
music direction by Curtis Moeller
A group of high school seniors at a Catholic boarding school faces issues of sexuality and personal identity. As they struggle to come to terms with who they are, and who the world thinks they should be, they seek answers from their Church, their friends, and ultimately, from within themselves. Its rich, vibrant score draws on many styles of contemporary music. 
NEEDED
7 MEN & 6 WOMEN aged 17-45+ with strong vocal and acting abilities.

CHARACTERS 
JASON (male 18-25, plays 17-18, TENOR) Handsome golden child of St. Cecilia’s senior class
THIS ROLE REQUIRES PARTIAL NUDITY

PETER (male 17-25, plays 17-18, TENOR) Introspective and smart, Jason’s clandestine boyfriend
 
IVY (female 18-25, plays 17/18, MEZZO) Pretty, popular, but very insecure 
NADIA (female 17-25, plays 17/18, MEZZO/ALTO) Jason’s pudgy, sardonic twin sister 
MATT (male 17-25, plays 17/18, BARITENOR) Studious and pious, Jason’s academic rival 
LUCAS (male 17-25, plays 17/18, BARITENOR) The school’s fun-loving purveyor of “altered reality”
(yeah, he’s a drug dealer.  Also, needs to be able to RAP)
 
TANYA (female 17-25, plays 17/18, MEZZO/ALTO) Lucas’s girlfriend

KYRA (female 17-25, plays 17/18, MEZZO) Student, sexy, confident
 
DIANE (female 17-25, plays 17/18, ALTO) Student, very naïve 
RORY (male 17-25, plays 17/18, BARITENOR) Student, sarcastic 
ZACK (male 17-25, plays 17/18, BARITENOR) Student, jock type 
ALAN (male 17-25, plays 17/18, BARITENOR) Student, nerdy type 
CLAIRE (female 40-50, MEZZO) Peter’s over-parenting mother 
SISTER CHANTELLE (african-american female 40-55, MEZZO/GOSPEL) A nun, wise but no-nonsense 
PRIEST (male 45-60, BARITONE) St. Cecelia’s headmaster 
AUDITIONS will be held on
FRIDAY, APRIL 14TH (5 min. slots available between 12:00PM and 3:30PM)
FRIDAY, APRIL 14TH (5 min. slots available between 6:30PM and 10:00PM)
SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH (5 min. slots available between 8:30PM and 10:30PM)
 
PREPARE
2 song cuttings totaling NO MORE THAN 2 MINUTES (you will be timed) (One preferably in an upbeat pop or rock-theatre genre) and a one minute monologue. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A MONOLOGUE, PLEASE COME AND AUDITION ANYWAY WITH YOUR CUTTINGS. Please bring sheet music in your key; AN ACCOMPANIST WILL BE PROVIDED. You may also bring CD accompaniment, but DO NOT BRING ipods, laptops or any devices which require special set-up time. YOUR AUDITION IS LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES. It is not recommended that you prepare any songs from “bare”.
CALLBACKS
will be held on MONDAY, APRIL 17TH at 7:30PM --BE PREPARED TO STAY LATE-- and will consist of songs from the score, cold reads from the script, and a simple movement audition. Please dress comfortably or bring a change of clothes.
REHEARSALS BEGIN
The week of April 17th. 4 to 5 nights a week, 6:00PM to 10:30PM.
RUN DATES
May 26th - June 17th 
APPOINTMENTS
are made by emailing your headshot and resume (or photo and brief summary of experience/training) to castingcouch@nearlynakedtheatre.org
Please include your FULL NAME and PHONE NUMBER in the body of the email, NOT just on your attached resume. (Volunteers monitoring email account do not open attachments and thus cannot see your name and phone if you do not put it in the email). RESUMES are not required, but a HEADSHOT or ANY PICTURE OF YOURSELF is REQUIRED. Even a candid. 
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU! BREAK A LEG!

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