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CLO Cabaret

What: Auditions for THE TOXIC AVENGER
Director/Choreographer: Wes Grantom
Music Director: Michael Moricz
Principals must be available September 5, 2016 - January 15, 2017

Where: CLO Academy - 130 CLO Academy Way - 8th Floor - 15222

When: Sunday, June 12 from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Callbacks will take place Monday, June13, 2016, Time TBD

Character Descriptions:
Seeking a company of five actors to play all of the roles in THE TOXIC AVENGER. All actors must be superb technicians who can create many different characters and utilize many different accents. See below for character breakdown.

Melvin Ferd the Third/The Toxic Avenger: Unattractive and sensitive, Melvin is an earth scientist determined to prove that Tromaville is in danger from toxic waste. He loves Sarah, though she fails to find him attractive. Even after he’s turned into a hideous monster with an occasionally unruly temper, he maintains his mission to save the city. Ideally 20-35 with D4-C6 range.

Sarah, The Blind Librarian: Blind, sexy and sensual, Sarah is not afraid to speak exactly what’s on her mind. She doesn’t see Melvin as anything more than a friend until he’s mutated into Toxie. Ideally 20-28 with G3-E5 range.

Black Dude: Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Professor Ken, Sluggo the bully, Little Old Lady, and Shinequa the friend. Must be physically versatile, and great at both comedy and dialects. Ideally 20-35 with A3-D6 range. 

White Dude: Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as Dr. Fishbein, Bozo the bully, Sal the cop, and Lorenzo the hairdresser. Must be physically versatile, and great at both comedy and dialects. Ideally between 20-35 with A3-B5 range.

Mayor Babs Belgoody/Ma Ferd/Nun: As the Mayor, she is corrupt and scheming, the person responsible for the toxic waste in Tromaville. Ma Ferd is the no-nonsense, but loving mother of Melvin. Actor must be comfortable singing a duet as two separate characters at the same time. Ideally between 40-55 with G3-G5 range. 


  • Headshot and resume stapled together
  • Completed Audition Application
  • Photo ID
  • A prepared 16-bar selection of an "aggressive" pop/rock song from a musical

Audition Process:

Set up a time for your appointment using the audition request email. We will email your confirmation time back.

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Download and complete the Audition Application along with a typed resume and headshot. You will need to bring these items to your audition appointment.

*If you are having trouble downloading the application, please call us at 412-281-3973
ext 234 to have one mailed to you.

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