Monday, May 25, 2015

audition notice - UP IN THE AIR- the Musical! - Skilderverse Productions - May 27

from our friends at Skildervers Productios and Durant Communications:

Director: Jamie E Maletz

Compensation: No Pay
Rehearsals Begin: 06/26/2015
Performance Dates: 08/14/2015 – 08/16/2015

Synopsis
There are certain types of people that you will always find on an airplane. The lady with the screaming baby. The surly flight attendant. The large, smelly people you inevitably get stuck sitting between. And they all have their own stories. What starts out as an ordinary flight takes 12 people on an extraordinary journey that turns their lives upside down in this musical comedy. This is a staged reading performance (with potential opportunity for full-scale performances).

Character Breakdown

OPEN ROLES:

JENNY (soprano): A very unfortunate and long-suffering young woman, who is currently having the worst month of her life.

TANYA (mezzo): Easily irritable, clever and blunt. She does not care about being pleasant or likeable, and she enjoys messing with people’s heads. She is on a business trip.

RYAN (tenor): A slightly overdramatic daydreamer who is lucky enough to be seated next to Claire, and quickly becomes convinced that she is his soul mate.

HANK (Baritone): A grumpy, smelly, middle-aged man. Hank and Irene are the classic stereotypical old married couple. They sleep in separate beds, they bicker constantly, and they have completely forgotten why they were ever in love in the first place.

IRENE (mezzo): A bitter, fat, middle-aged woman. Hank and Irene are the classic stereotypical old married couple. They sleep in separate beds, they bicker constantly, and they have completely forgotten why they were ever in love in the first place.

SYDNEY (soprano): A gentle and sweet flight attendant. She is not the sharpest tool in the box, but she’s pretty, so she’s everyone’s favorite.

ENSEMBLE MEMBERS: Other passengers on the airplane. Fun back-up singing opportunities. Maracas may or may not be included.

Additional Info

Skilderverse Productions is about doing theatre for the love of theatre. Our focus is on showcasing original new material & celebrating the arts and the way they give people a place to belong and a chance to shine. We believe that anyone who wants to be involved in theatre should be included.

What To Prepare

16-32 bars of a song from the musical theatre genre. Be prepared for cold reads from the script.

Call For Crew

STAGE MANAGER- You will be loved and appreciated and frequently brought coffee and/or treats. We promise.
ASSISTANT MUSIC DIRECTOR
LIGHTING/SOUND DESIGNERS
PUBLICITY REP
HAIR & MAKE-UP

Appointment Contact
(781)733-3345
Jamie Maletz
jamie.maletz@gmail.com

Audition Dates and Times:
May 27th @ 6-10pm. Call or email to schedule time slot.
Callback Dates and Times:
TBD

Third Avenue Palms (private residence)
3633 North 3rd Avenue #2051
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

We are across the street from the Phoenix College Nursing building. Call or text Jamie at 781-733-3345 for the gate code to get into the complex.

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