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Friday January 30th 2015



Straz Center for the Performing Arts is holding auditions for the smash musical comedy FIRST DATE.Character Breakdown:

30s – Aaron (male lead); attractive, fit
30s – Casey (female lead); very attractive, fit
30s – Man #1 (Jewish Chorus / Gabe (BF / YouTube guy / Edgy British Guy) – Quirky, but generally handsome.
35-45 – Woman #1 (Grandma Ida / Lauren / Facebook lady / Female with Megaphone #2 / Aaron’s Mother); Attractive
30s – Man #2 (Reggie [gay friend] / Aaron’s Future Son / Instagram guy / Edgy Rocker Guy); Attractive
30s – Woman #2 (Jewish Chorus / Allison / Google Girl / Female with Megaphone #1); Attractive
30-50 – Man #3 (Waiter / Casey’s Christian Father / Twitter guy / Friendly Therapist) – Physical looks less important;Actors must be available for rehearsal afternoons, evenings and weekends, beginning Jan 6.
First Date performance schedule: Feb 3 – Apr 19 / Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun @ 7:30p; Sat, Sun @ 2pm

Time & Date:  Mon, Dec 8th, 2014 from 10a-3p, and Tue, Dec 9 from 4p-9p with call backs on Wed, Dec 10, 2014.To register, please submit a current head shot and resume via email to we will respond with a date/time of audition.

Where: Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center, 1010 N. WC MacInnes Place, Tampa FL 33602
What to Prepare: Video submissions considered.1-minute comedic monologue; 16 bars of an up-tempo song; 16 bars of a ballad, accompanist will be provided. Please also be prepared to move and do cold-readings from the script.

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