NEARLY NAKED THEATREwill be holding auditions forbareby Damon Intrabarrolo & Jon Hartmeredirected by Damon Deringmusic direction by Curtis MoellerA 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.
NEEDED7 MEN & 6 WOMEN aged 17-45+ with strong vocal and acting abilities.
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)
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PREPARE2 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”.
CALLBACKSwill be held on --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 BEGINThe week of . 4 to 5 nights a week, .
RUN DATESMay 26th - June 17th
APPOINTMENTSare made by emailing your headshot and resume (or photo and brief summary of experience/training) to castingcouch@
nearlynakedtheatre.orgPlease 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!