Season Auditions

Union & Non Union Casting Information

AEA STAGE MANAGER - HONKEY TONK ANGELS
Non-Union Stage Manager - STOOP KIDS, THE MUSICAL

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HONKY TONK ANGELS
A Musical Comedy by Ted Sweeny
Equity video submissions
CONTRACT  LOA   Salary pending

SEEKING
Equity actors to play:  teen, housewife, business woman (see breakdown)
- all southern Country Western Singers, can move or dance well. Theatre company encourages actors of color to audition. Local actors who reside within commuting distance particularly encouraged to submit. 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON APRIL 19 & 20 ONLY.
Actors can choose either to sing a brief song of their choice in the style of the show, or to sing with one of the three tracks provided via the Dropbox link -

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z4zz85c14969rfs/AACn6HElBHnd0zPnmVfRrSAla?dl=0

Please submit headshot, resume & video links via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Deadline: 04/20/2021

SUBMIT TO   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PERSONNEL
Director/Artistic Director: Melody Libonati
Choreographer: Doug Shankman
Music Director: Nick Wilders
Production Manager: Michael Blagys
Technical Director: James Hart

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal on or about: June 29
First Preview July 16
Opening July 17
Closing August 1

No housing available. Equity Actors must reside within commuting distance of our theatre and be able to independently travel to rehearsals and performances.  Travel stipends will be available.


HONKEY TONK ANGELS
CASTING BREAKDOWN (Equity Non Equity)
Angela: A Texas housewife in her mid thirties. She has a great sense of humor and a fiercely
independent streak. She identifies with “Roseanne,” an earth-mother comedienne. Powerful leading
mezzo. Sings “Stand By Your Man” and “Harper Valley PTA”

Darlene: A young woman from the deep South in her late teens to early twenties. She is pretty, sweet
and simple. A young woman who grew up in a coal mining town in West Virginia and the Mississippi
Delta. She plays simple guitar. She also clogs (the mountain version of “tap dancing”). Country
soprano with belt. Sings “I Will Always Love You” and “Fancy.”

Sue Ellen: A Los Angeles career woman in her thirties. She is a “citified” country girl in her mid-thirties.
Smart, very attractive, sexy and frustrated. She dances, roller skates and twirls baton (if possible). She
also clogs. She should be a great dancer. Alto belter. Sings “9 to 5” and “Rocky Top.”

Callbacks will also be via video submission.  Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination.
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan and Equity is committed to diversity and encourage a policy of equal employment opportunity
designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity and the Summer Theatre of New Canaan encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.


NON EQUITY AUDITIONS

Seeking Non-Equity actors for Summer Theatre of New Canaan’s 2021 season.
Strong performers needed for
Honky Tonk Angels
and the World Premiere of a Theatre for A Young Audience musical, Stoopkids Stories Live! 
All actors must be willing to commute to New Canaan, CT for performances and  rehearsals.  Actors of color encouraged to audition.

Honky Tonk Angels: Salary $500/week,
Stoop Kids Stories LIve: TYA Paid Role to be determined

SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON APRIL 21 & 22 ONLY.

Actors can choose either to sing a brief song of their choice in the style of the show, or to sing with one of the three tracks provided via the Dropbox link -

HONKEY TONK ANGELS
(SEE CASTING BREAKDOWN ABOVE) Actors can choose either to sing a brief song of their choice in the style of the show, or to sing with one of the three tracks provided via the Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z4zz85c14969rfs/AACn6HElBHnd0zPnmVfRrSAla?dl=0

Please submit headshot, resume & video links via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note:  Housing and Travel:  The Summer Theatre of New Canaan does not provide housing for its actors. Actors must reside within commuting distance of our theatre and be able to independently travel to rehearsals and performances.  Travel stipends will be available.


STOOP KIDS STORIES  LIVE
World Premiere Theatre for a Young Audience Musical

Rehearsals run June 26- July 16  (New Canaan & NYC)
Show runs July 17- August 1 on Saturdays & Sundays

Book, Muisc & Liyrics by Melissa Victor
(Based on her successful podcast Stoopkids Stories)

Director: TBD
Musical Director: David Rowen
Choreographer: Melissa Victor
Production Manager: Michael Blagys
Artistic Director Melody Meitrott Libonati

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Actors 18+ to play elementary/middle school age children full of Black Girl Magic and Black Boy Joy.

PEACH: Black/African American. Very intelligent. Knows that she is capable of succeeding but has doubts. Athletic. Extremely hard worker. Strong Dancer. Soprano.

NATHANIEL: Black/African American. Peach's best friend and hype man. Has Peach's back no matter what. High energy. Strong Dancer. Tenor. In Act 2, doubles as James. 

MCKINLEY: Black/African American. The oldest of the crew. SGA President. Giving Michelle Obama vibes if Michelle Obama was in middle school. Doubles as the teacher Ms. Blaze and as the bully, Big J. Dancer

 TIA: Black/African American. The newest friend to the crew. The stylish one. Hair is always “laid”. Doubles as Peach's mom.

 BREA: Black/African American. Loves to dance. Byron's twin sister. The more level headed twin. Became IG famous from a viral dance video her and her twin created. Popular. Strong dancer. Doubles as Cookie.

 BYRON: Black/African American. Brea's twin brother. Loves to dance. Could care less about school work, he is always making up an 8-count in his head. Cool, calm and laid back. Strong dancer. Tumbling is a plus. Doubles as Keenan.

KARR: Black/African American. Friends with Peach. The “tech”-y one of the group. Always taking apart things and putting them back together. Also doubles as Trey and Marquise. Dancer.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

All auditions will be through video submissions.

For Stoopkids Stories Live! Please prepare 32 bars of a song of your choice, one that best reflects your singing ability and shows your vocal range.

Please email headshot, resume, and video audition link to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on April 21 or April 22.
Please note that we will only be accepting video submissions during that time frame. 

Please put the title of the show and role you are auditioning for in the subject line.

Any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Please inclulde Question in Subject line.

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