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Grumpy Old Men - La Mirada ECC Male Dancers
McCoy Rigby
AUDITION DATE
Tue, Apr 23, 2019
4:00 pm (PDT)
APPOINTMENTS
ECC rules in effect. In-person sign-up begins at 3:30PM on 4/23/19.
CONTRACT
COST Minimum - $856/wk
SEEKING
Please see breakdown. Local hire preferred.
PREPARATION
Please be prepared to dance. Dancers may be asked to sing. Please prepare 16-32 bars of an uptempo, contemporary piece. Please bring headshot and resume stapled together. Accompanist provided. No a capella.
LOCATION
La Mirada Theatre Rehearsal Space
15519 Phoebe Ave
La Mirada, CA 90638
PERSONNEL
Executive Producers: McCoy Rigby Entertainment & La Mirada Theatre
Director: Matt Lenz
Choreographer: Michele Lynch
Musical Director: David O
Casting Director: Lindsay Brooks
OTHER DATES
Callbacks: 5/1/19-5/3/19
First Rehearsal AEA & NON-UNION: 9/3/19
Show runs 9/20/19-10/13/19 at the La Mirada Theatre for Performing Arts.
OTHER
Non-Equity will be seen as time permits. Please visit website for additional information. www.mccoyrigby.com
Please do not contact artistic team directly. Please email Lindsay@mccoyrigby.com for all audition-related questions.
ECC Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
BREAKDOWN
Principals:
JOHN GUSTAFSON - Male, 70's. A retired Midwestern high school history teacher. Conservative, finicky and set in his ways. Actor should have impeccable comedic skills and sing well. Jack Lemmon played this role in the film. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
MAX GOLDMAN - Male, 70's. A cranky retired TV repairman. He has a knack for insults and wicked practical jokes. Actor should have impeccable comedic skills and sing well. Walter Matthau played this role in the film.
ARIEL TRUAX - Female, early to mid 50's. A beautiful, free-spirited, playful newcomer to town. She’s a college literature professor with a poetic flair, and a sensual air of mystery. Actor must have excellent comedic skills and sing and dance well. Ann-Margret played this role in the film.
JACOB GOLDMAN - Male, 35-40. Max’s son. A mild-mannered Minnesota lawyer. Lonely in love and looking for a life change. Must be a strong actor and singer.
MELANIE NORTON - Female, 35-40. John's daughter. A real estate agent whose marriage is falling apart. She's longing for a life change - and a warmer climate. Must be a strong actor and singer.
SANDRA SNYDER – Female, 40’s - 50’s. A nefarious tax collector. Unrelenting and by the books. Must sing and dance well.
GRANDPA GUSTAFSON – Male, to play 94. John’s geriatric father. Has a “who gives a f@#&” attitude”, a brash naughty mouth and sex on the brain.
CHUCK BARRELS – Male, 69. Owns the general store/bait shop. Kind, wise and easy-going. Loves to fish and tell stories. Sings well.
PUNKY BARRELS – Female, 55. Chuck’s niece. A newcomer to town. Wise-cracking, obtuse and loyal. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
Chorus:
HARRY - Male, 35-45. Accident-prone postman. Affable. Must be a strong singer and dance well. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
TIM – Male, 40’s. The town’s dubious minister. Must be a strong singer and dance well.
UNIS – Female, 40's. An avid bird-watcher. Married to Tim. Must be a strong singer and dance well.
STAN – Male, 50. A timid, brow-beaten polka champion. Must be a strong singer and dance well.
FRAN - Female, 50. Married to Stan. The domineering, self-righteous town gossip. Must be a strong singer and dance well. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]
KARLA – Female, 20's. Owns and operates the coffee cart. Friendly and smart. Also plays a nurse. Must be a strong singer and dance well.
BO & LO – Male, 20's. Young hockey players. Also play moving men and orderlies. Must be strong singers and dance well. [THE ROLE OF BO HAS BEEN CAST]
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

Grumpy Old Men - La Mirada ECC Male Dancers

McCoy Rigby

AUDITION DATE

Tue, Apr 23, 2019

4:00 pm (PDT)


APPOINTMENTS

ECC rules in effect. In-person sign-up begins at 3:30PM on 4/23/19.


CONTRACT

COST Minimum - $856/wk


SEEKING

Please see breakdown. Local hire preferred.


PREPARATION

Please be prepared to dance. Dancers may be asked to sing. Please prepare 16-32 bars of an uptempo, contemporary piece. Please bring headshot and resume stapled together. Accompanist provided. No a capella.


LOCATION

La Mirada Theatre Rehearsal Space

15519 Phoebe Ave

La Mirada, CA 90638


PERSONNEL

Executive Producers: McCoy Rigby Entertainment & La Mirada Theatre

Director: Matt Lenz

Choreographer: Michele Lynch

Musical Director: David O

Casting Director: Lindsay Brooks


OTHER DATES

Callbacks: 5/1/19-5/3/19

First Rehearsal AEA & NON-UNION: 9/3/19

Show runs 9/20/19-10/13/19 at the La Mirada Theatre for Performing Arts.


OTHER

Non-Equity will be seen as time permits. Please visit website for additional information. www.mccoyrigby.com

Please do not contact artistic team directly. Please email Lindsay@mccoyrigby.com for all audition-related questions.

ECC Procedures are in effect for audition.

An Equity monitor will be provided.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN


Principals:

JOHN GUSTAFSON - Male, 70's. A retired Midwestern high school history teacher. Conservative, finicky and set in his ways. Actor should have impeccable comedic skills and sing well. Jack Lemmon played this role in the film. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]

MAX GOLDMAN - Male, 70's. A cranky retired TV repairman. He has a knack for insults and wicked practical jokes. Actor should have impeccable comedic skills and sing well. Walter Matthau played this role in the film.

ARIEL TRUAX - Female, early to mid 50's. A beautiful, free-spirited, playful newcomer to town. She’s a college literature professor with a poetic flair, and a sensual air of mystery. Actor must have excellent comedic skills and sing and dance well. Ann-Margret played this role in the film.

JACOB GOLDMAN - Male, 35-40. Max’s son. A mild-mannered Minnesota lawyer. Lonely in love and looking for a life change. Must be a strong actor and singer.

MELANIE NORTON - Female, 35-40. John's daughter. A real estate agent whose marriage is falling apart. She's longing for a life change - and a warmer climate. Must be a strong actor and singer.

SANDRA SNYDER – Female, 40’s - 50’s. A nefarious tax collector. Unrelenting and by the books. Must sing and dance well.

GRANDPA GUSTAFSON – Male, to play 94. John’s geriatric father. Has a “who gives a f@#&” attitude”, a brash naughty mouth and sex on the brain.

CHUCK BARRELS – Male, 69. Owns the general store/bait shop. Kind, wise and easy-going. Loves to fish and tell stories. Sings well.

PUNKY BARRELS – Female, 55. Chuck’s niece. A newcomer to town. Wise-cracking, obtuse and loyal. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]

Chorus:

HARRY - Male, 35-45. Accident-prone postman. Affable. Must be a strong singer and dance well. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]

TIM – Male, 40’s. The town’s dubious minister. Must be a strong singer and dance well.

UNIS – Female, 40's. An avid bird-watcher. Married to Tim. Must be a strong singer and dance well.

STAN – Male, 50. A timid, brow-beaten polka champion. Must be a strong singer and dance well.

FRAN - Female, 50. Married to Stan. The domineering, self-righteous town gossip. Must be a strong singer and dance well. [THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST]

KARLA – Female, 20's. Owns and operates the coffee cart. Friendly and smart. Also plays a nurse. Must be a strong singer and dance well.

BO & LO – Male, 20's. Young hockey players. Also play moving men and orderlies. Must be strong singers and dance well. [THE ROLE OF BO HAS BEEN CAST]



Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.