Auditions: West Side Story for Theatre Royale

 

Theatre Royale, Scott King, director/producer, is casting West Side Story for the roles of Riff, and other Jets as follows: Arab, Diesel, Snow Boy, and Baby John.
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Submit reels of vocal, acting, and dance in order to be called back for the final audition in person in May. Date and Time TBA. Location is Temecula, CA.

Character description for Riff (Lead): Male, seeking performers age 18-30, to play role as a 17ish-aged Riff.  He is athletic, quick-tempered leader of the Jets; he seeks to eliminate the Sharks and establish his own gang’s dominance; Tony’s best friend, he is eventually murdered by Bernardo; strong singer; range: Bb2 – G4; excellent dancer required.

Required media: Headshot/photo, Video reel of DANCE, ACTING, SINGING
(if you tumble please include reel) very much a plus!!!

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE DATES AND LOCATIONS
Rehearsals begin middle to end of June, 2017 in Temecula, CA;
Rehearses two nights per week 5:30-10:30 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (not always the entire day), starting mid to end of June , 2017. there is a Vacation week July 9 – 16
then full runs begin July 31 with four eves per week and Sat, , then Tech/Dress week is Aug. 7 (plan for tech and or dress rehearsal everyday this week. Opening night is on Thursday Aug. 11th.

Performances on Aug. 11 and 12 with 3 total shows at the Pechanga Resort Casino (1200 seat) Show Room. Four week break, and then Sept. 7th pick up/dress at the Fox Riverside Performing Arts Center, then 2 performances (1 each) on Sept. 8 and 9.

COMPENSATION DETAILS
Pay varies. Note: Jet Gang stipend is $900, Riff stipend is $1200. Additional gas allowance is possible, some housing may also be available. If sales permit there is a possibility of an added performance at the Pechanga Resort Casino with additional pay for the additional performance.

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