For Immediate Release
August 7, 2008
Media Contact: Jennifer Spencer, 602.256.6899 x 6202
ATC ANNOUNCES OPEN AUDITIONS FOR HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL
WHO: Arizona Theatre Company
WHAT: Hair open call
WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2008 in Phoenix
4 – 8 PM, Equity and Non-Equity
Friday, August 29, 2008 in Tucson
4-8 PM, Equity and Non-Equity
WHERE: Herberger Theater Center, Stage West (Phoenix)
222 E. Monroe Street
Temple of Music and Art, Cabaret (Tucson)
330 S. Scott Avenue
ATC announces open auditions for Equity and non-Equity actors with heart and passion for Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, written by Gerome Ragni and James Rado with music by Galt MacDermott, on Thursday, August 28 in Phoenix and Friday, August 29 in Tucson, with callbacks in Tucson on September 5 and callbacks in Phoenix on September 6. The production will begin rehearsals on November 4, 2008 and will play November 29 – December 20, 2008 in Tucson and December 31, 2008 – January 25, 2009 in Phoenix. All roles are open.
Please bring a resume and headshot stapled together, and prepare and song that shows rock styling (a song from another rock musical, or a popular rock song in keeping with the show’s 1968 style). The song is not to exceed two minutes. Singers must have sheet music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. You will not be asked to dance unless you are called back.
ATC is looking for a multicultural cast of 19 young people who are strong singers who dance or move well, with the ability to be creative onstage. Persons of all color are strongly encouraged to audition.
Actors must be eighteen years of age or older to audition and must read no older than 25-28. No one under age eighteen will be considered for casting. Actors must be available days and evenings for rehearsals and performances. If cast, actors will reside in Tucson for seven weeks and Phoenix for four weeks. Housing away from home city is provided, but actors unable to be out of town for that length of time should not audition.
Please note that Hair includes some nudity. Most, but not all roles must be willing to participate. All prevailing rules in the Actor’s Equity nudity code will be followed. No nudity will be requested at the audition.
Appointments are required in order to audition. To make an appointment please call Sara Bernstein at (602) 256-6899 for Phoenix appointments or Jenny Bazzell at (520) 884-8210 for Tucson appointments.
If you cannot make the audition but are interested, please send a headshot and resume with a cover letter explaining interest to HAIR casting, PO Box 1631, Tucson, AZ 85702.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HAIR AND ATC'S 2008-2009 SEASON
For more information about HAIR and the rest of our 2008-2009 season, visit us online at www.arizonatheatre.org.
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