Non-Union Singers Needed, ‘Kinky Boots’ National Tour

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An open call has gone out seeking Female singers for the Non-Equity National Tour of Kinky Boots. Based on the 2005 British film Kinky Boots, which was inspired by true events, the musical tells the story of Charlie Price. Having inherited a shoe factory from his father, Charlie forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret performer and drag queen Lola to produce a line of high-heeded boots and save the business. In the process, Charlie and Lola discover that they are not so different after all.

Producer: Troika Entertainment
Book: Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Original Direction and Choreography:Jerry Mitchell
Direction Recreated by: D.B. Bonds
Choreography Recreated by: Rusty Mowry
Music Supervisor: TBA
Casting: Wojcik/Seay Casting

First rehearsal: Early Summer 2018
Opening: July 2018
Contracted through: Summer 2019

Performance Salary: $450/week minimum + per diem, housing, travel, and health insurance.

Tour will open in Asia in July 2018 and tour Asia until October 2018. It will return to the States and reopen December 2018, continuing until summer 2019.

 

SEEKING:

 

  • [LAUREN] Female, 20s, any ethnicity. Beautiful working class girl, who is funny, smart, practical and focused, but has had bad luck with men. Must have a pop voice with belt and comedic chops.
  • [NICOLA] Female, 20s, Caucasian. Charlie’s girlfriend since school. Steel willed, she is driven and uncompromising. She knows what she wants and goes for it. Must have a great pop voice.
  • [PAT] Female, 30s, any ethnicity. Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola’s love interest. Must have a great pop belt.
  • [TRISH] Female, 40s, any ethnicity. Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over.
  • [FEMALE ENSEMBLE] Females, 20s – 40s, any ethnicity. To appear in the ensemble and play various roles (factory workers, photographers, etc.) Will cover principal and featured ensemble roles. All must at least move well and have great pop voices. Must have a great pop voice with a strong pop soprano belt up to F#. Also seeking a FEMALE SWING to cover all ensemble roles.

 Time & Date: Monday January 8th 2018 10:00 AM (Sign-in begins at 9AM)

Where: Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018

Please prepare a pop/rock/R&B song that is NOT WRITTEN FOR A MUSICAL.  Please familiarize yourself with the score and sing something in the style of the show. ABSOLUTELY NO MUSICAL THEATRE. Please have sheet music in the correct key—an accompanist will be provided. Bring your book and an up-to-date headshot and resume.

 

Source: Playbill

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