Auditions

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CLO Cabaret

Pittsburgh CLO

Auditions: Where Stars Shine!  

 

WHAT:  Auditions for the world premiere production of a new musical, THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO. Book, Music & Lyrics by Adam Overett. Directed by Scott Weinstein. Music Direction by Matt Castle.

The production will begin rehearsals on Monday, January 28, 2019. Performances at the CLO Cabaret will run from Friday, February 15 – Sunday, April 28, 2019.

WHERE:  

Auditions will be held at the Pittsburgh CLO Academy

WHEN: 

Auditions: Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • Audition Appointments: 3 - 10pm

Callbacks: Sunday, December 2, 2018 (Hours TBD)

SEEKING:

See below for casting breakdown. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit for all roles.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All parts will be on an AEA SPT contract.
  • EMC and non-union members who meet the requested role requirements may audition.
  • No housing, transportation or per diem for out-of-area performers 

CASTING BREAKDOWN:

Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit for all roles.

 

MILLICENT (30s-60s): In order to do six different jobs on the production (writer, director, producer, choreographer, designer, and stage manager), she wears a different hat and creates a different persona for each. Must be facile with physical comedy and character-switching. Legit mezzo or soprano.

MALE UNDERSTUDY: Will cover the roles of:
JAMISON (30s-50s): A pompous, Shakespeare-trained actor. A “terrible dancer,” the actor should be adept with physical comedy. Baritone or bari-tenor to F#.
KENNY (20s-30s): A dancer with a broad range, from ballet to tap to classic musical theater. Open, sensitive, a bit hot-headed. A "bad singer," he is very nervous about his sense of pitch and vocal control. Bari-tenor or tenor to G.

FEMALE UNDERSTUDY: Will cover the roles of:
NINA (20s-40s): A singer with broad vocal and stylistic range, from soulful pop/rock and gospel to classical/legit musical theater or operatic style. Whether over-acting, under-acting, or both, she cannot help being a "bad actress." Strong comedic skills, belt/mix to D, legit soprano to high C.
MILLICENT (30s-60s): In order to do six different jobs on the production (writer, director, producer, choreographer, designer, and stage manager), she wears a different hat and creates a different persona for each. Must be facile with physical comedy and character-switching. Legit mezzo or soprano.

JAMISON (30s-50s): Cast.

KENNY (20s-30s): Cast.

NINA (20s-40s): Cast.

REQUIREMENTS/PREPARATION:

Auditions on Saturday, December 1 will consist of individual appointments.

Please bring:

  • A resume and headshot
  • A completed Audition Application
    • Audition Applications are available HERE. Paper copies will also be available on the day of auditions.

Please prepare:

  • Two contrasting 16-bar cuts of musical theater repertoire.
    • Please bring sheet music for your audition song selections.
    • Please bring your audition book.
  • You may be asked to read sides. Sides will be provided at the audition.

AUDITION APPOINTMENTS:

Please email to request an audition appointment.

Please include the following in the body of your email:

  • Your full name
  • Your preferred phone number
  • The role(s) for which you are interested in being considered
  • Your requested audition time (please provide availability in at least 30-minute increments).
    • Auditions will be held from 3 - 10pm on Saturday, December 1.

Remember:

  • Please be prepared to clear your schedule on Sunday, December 2 for callbacks
    • Callbacks will include a movement call. Please dress appropriately.

You will receive a response within 2 business days. Please check your email for your confirmed audition window.

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