|Hey everyone, I'm going to try a new kind of post today. Someone approached me about putting up a casting notice for a production of DREAMGIRLS in New Jersey. So for those interested in acting out DREAMGIRLS on a stage instead of in the shower, keep reading.|
Casting Call Information
Non-Union. Director: Caseen Gaines. The Hackensack Theatre Company and the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center are holding auditions for their upcoming musical – the 1981 Broadway hit “DREAMGIRLS.”
Auditions will take place on July 10, 11, and 13 at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway, Hackensack, NJ between 7:30pm and 10:00pm. All interested actors and singers should prepare two contrasting songs, one of which should be in a Motown style and a dramatic monologue.
“DREAMGIRLS” will be performed at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center from September 15 until September 30.
Seeking: Effie White (18-30): The 'Dreamettes' lead singer. A powerful and soulful voice needed.
Deena Jones (18-30 / Mezzo-soprano with belt mix): Young, Diana Ross type.
Lorelle Robinson (18-30 / Mezzo-soprano with high belt mix): Young, beautiful singer/dancer with attitude and humor.
Curtis Taylor, Jr. (20-40 / Bari-tenor): Slick, handsome car salesman who becomes cunning musical agent.
James 'Thunder' Early (20-40 / tenor): Wild, showy, song-and-dance man in the style of James Brown.
C.C. White (18-30 / tenor): Young, naive songwriter who is manipulated by Curtis.
Marty (25-45 / baritone): Veteran music agent who guides the early 'Dreams' with integrity.
Michelle Morris (18-30 / mezzo-soprano): Ensemble member who steps into a featured role in Act II. Replaces Effie White in the 'Dreams.'
Ensemble: Young, energetic singer/dancers who must be triple threats. Actors of all races welcome. *Principle characters are African-American. Ensemble and non-principle roles may be of any race. There will be no compensation for this production.
* Please submit a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
If anybody decides to audition, please e-mail me and tell me how it went.