‘Rock of Ages’ Equity Chorus Call for Dancers
Equity chorus call seeking male and female dancers who sing for upcoming and future replacements for “Rock of Ages,” a musical production currently running on Broadway.
(Scott Prisand, Janet Billig Rich and Hillary Weaver) New York, NY
Produced by: Matthew Weaver, Carl Levin, & Corner Store Entertainment
GM: Roy Gabay Theatrical Production and Management
Casting: Telsey + Company, Tiffany Little Canfield, Rachel Hoffman, Justin Huff
Featuring Music by Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Etc.
Book by: Chris D’Arienzo
Director: Kristin Hanggi
Choreographer: Kelly Devine
Musical Supervisor: Ethan Popp
Male and female dancers who sing, to play 18 – early 40s. Seeking unique and fit dancers with strong modern/jazz technique. To play various characters in the ensemble and possibly understudy principal roles. We are seeking an ethnically diverse ensemble. All are encouraged to attend.
For possible future replacements in the currently running Broadway production.
ENSEMBLE AND SWINGS WILL COVER THE FOLLOWING PRINCIPAL ROLES:
DREW BOLEY: A young (20’s), handsome rocker. He has great comedic timing and a strong rock tenor. Drew desperately wants to be a rocker, but works as a bar back at the famous “Rock of Ages” club on the Sunset Strip until his dreams, however unrealistic, come true. Any ethnicity. (PRINCIPAL)
SHERRIE CHRISTIAN: A young, (20’s), pretty Caucasian girl who has left her Midwestern family to pursue stardom in Los Angeles. She is innocent, naïve with great comedic timing. She has a strong rock vocal and terrific movement. (PRINCIPAL)
LONNY BARNETT: A middle-aged guy with very strong comedic timing and a commanding but comically strong rock vocal. Our narrator, he has a slightly unflattering appearance but doesn’t see it.
Time & Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 10 AM – Equity Male Dancers – AND – 2 PM – Equity Female Dancers
Where: Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show government photo ID to enter building.) 520 8th Ave. (36th/37th) New York, NY 16th floor
Please be ready to dance with jazz shoes or sneakers for the men, character heels are preferable for the women. Bring kneepads.
After dancing, you may be asked to sing 16 bars of an 80’s Rock Ballad. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided.
Bring a photo/resume stapled together.