Castings

 

GYPSY Adult Open Call (18+ only)
Please prepare:
• Two (2) 16-bar vocal selections – one up-tempo and one ballad. Please bring your sheet music. No a cappella singing or tracked accompaniment will be allowed.
Dance will be at callbacks only.
 GUIDELINES
Please note that AEA and non-Equity performers will be seen. We are looking for a very diverse range of ethnicity in our actors. Stipends begin at $800 for adults.
Young actors (9-15) will be seen on June 11th (sign up is under a separate link).
 OTHER INFORMATION
Callbacks for Gypsy will be held on June 15 & 16, 2018 by invitation only.
Video auditions will not be accepted at this time.
 LOCATION
160 W. Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787
 CONTACT INFORMATION
For inquiries please contact:
Debbie Sansing
debbie@gardentheatre.org
407-614-1875
If you experience technical difficulties using this site, please contact:
info@auditionsmanager.com
 
MORE INFO FOUND AT:
https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=xbzp7F161
 
Character Breakdown
Mama Rose (ages 35-50) The ultimate stage mother. She is loud, brash, pushy and single-minded but at times can be doting and charming. Minimal dance but must move well. Comic timing a must. Strong Mezzo/Alto with good low notes and belt.
Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee (18-25) Louise as a teenager who grows up to be Gypsy Rose Lee. Pushed aside by Madam Rose in favor of June until she becomes her mother’s new pet project. Should be able to move well. Strong actress. Mezzo soprano.
Dainty June (16-24) Baby June as a teenager. The older she gets, the less she enjoys being her mother’s trained monkey. Strong Alto. Strong dancing skills, taps. the ability to do splits and twirl a baton a plus.
Herbie (45-50’s) Agent for Rose’s children and possible husband number 4 for Rose. He has a heart of gold but also has the power to defend the people he Loves. Minimal dance. A Baritone. Strong actor.
Tulsa / Ensemble (18-24) Boy-next-door type. Strives to break out of the troupe with an act of his own. Strong dancer. Taps. Good singer, charming. High baritone.
Yonkers / Ensemble (18-24) Strong singer / dancer / actor.
Angie / Ensemble (18-24) Strong singer / dancer / actor.
Pop / Goldstone / Cigar (50s) Rose’s dad / Booking agent for the Orpheum / Owner of a burlesque theater. Strong character actor. Does not need to sing.
Uncle Jocko / Etc. (30’s-50s) Owner of a children’s talent show / multiple other roles. Strong character actor. Does not need to sing.
Electra (20s-40s) A stripper just past her prime. Mezzo/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Ditzy and sweet. Strong actress.
Tessie Tura (30s+) A stripper just past her prime. Mezzo/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Ballet training helpful. A coarse broad who’s been around the block. Very funny.
Mazeppa (30s+) A stripper just past her prime. Alto/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Powerful character. Physically intimidating. Trumpet skills a plus.
Agnes / Ensemble (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong comic actress. Good singing skills.
Marjorie Mae / Ens (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong dancer. Good singing skills.
Geraldine / Ensemble (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong dancer. Good singing skills.
Hollywood Blond / Ens (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Good singing skills.

GYPSY Adult Open Call (18+ only)


Please prepare:

• Two (2) 16-bar vocal selections – one up-tempo and one ballad. Please bring your sheet music. No a cappella singing or tracked accompaniment will be allowed.


Dance will be at callbacks only.



 GUIDELINES


Please note that AEA and non-Equity performers will be seen. We are looking for a very diverse range of ethnicity in our actors. Stipends begin at $800 for adults.


Young actors (9-15) will be seen on June 11th (sign up is under a separate link).



 OTHER INFORMATION


Callbacks for Gypsy will be held on June 15 & 16, 2018 by invitation only.


Video auditions will not be accepted at this time.



 LOCATION


160 W. Plant Street

Winter Garden, FL 34787



 CONTACT INFORMATION


For inquiries please contact:


Debbie Sansing

debbie@gardentheatre.org

407-614-1875


If you experience technical difficulties using this site, please contact:

info@auditionsmanager.com


 


MORE INFO FOUND AT:

https://auditionsmanager.com/registration.php?AU=xbzp7F161


 



Character Breakdown


Mama Rose (ages 35-50) The ultimate stage mother. She is loud, brash, pushy and single-minded but at times can be doting and charming. Minimal dance but must move well. Comic timing a must. Strong Mezzo/Alto with good low notes and belt.


Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee (18-25) Louise as a teenager who grows up to be Gypsy Rose Lee. Pushed aside by Madam Rose in favor of June until she becomes her mother’s new pet project. Should be able to move well. Strong actress. Mezzo soprano.


Dainty June (16-24) Baby June as a teenager. The older she gets, the less she enjoys being her mother’s trained monkey. Strong Alto. Strong dancing skills, taps. the ability to do splits and twirl a baton a plus.


Herbie (45-50’s) Agent for Rose’s children and possible husband number 4 for Rose. He has a heart of gold but also has the power to defend the people he Loves. Minimal dance. A Baritone. Strong actor.


Tulsa / Ensemble (18-24) Boy-next-door type. Strives to break out of the troupe with an act of his own. Strong dancer. Taps. Good singer, charming. High baritone.


Yonkers / Ensemble (18-24) Strong singer / dancer / actor.


Angie / Ensemble (18-24) Strong singer / dancer / actor.


Pop / Goldstone / Cigar (50s) Rose’s dad / Booking agent for the Orpheum / Owner of a burlesque theater. Strong character actor. Does not need to sing.


Uncle Jocko / Etc. (30’s-50s) Owner of a children’s talent show / multiple other roles. Strong character actor. Does not need to sing.


Electra (20s-40s) A stripper just past her prime. Mezzo/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Ditzy and sweet. Strong actress.


Tessie Tura (30s+) A stripper just past her prime. Mezzo/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Ballet training helpful. A coarse broad who’s been around the block. Very funny.


Mazeppa (30s+) A stripper just past her prime. Alto/Belt. Strong movement/dance. Powerful character. Physically intimidating. Trumpet skills a plus.


Agnes / Ensemble (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong comic actress. Good singing skills.


Marjorie Mae / Ens (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong dancer. Good singing skills.


Geraldine / Ensemble (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Strong dancer. Good singing skills.


Hollywood Blond / Ens (20-30) Should look young. One of the Hollywood Blonds. Good singing skills.