Auditions

Capital Repertory Theatre does not have a resident or repertory company of actors and is always looking for new talent for our stage. 

Current Auditions:
Wizard of Oz

LORT – ECC
Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, NY
22-23 Season – THE WIZARD OF OZ

Taped Submissions – SINGERS AND DANCERS

Theatre: Capital Repertory Theatre, 251 N. Pearl St., Albany, NY 12207

Production: THE WIZARD OF OZ (RSC version) based on the book by L. Frank Baum, Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, background music by Herbert Stothard, Book Adaptation by John Kane Producer: Capital Repertory Theatre

Producing Artistic Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, CEO: Philip Morris

Director, Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill; Choreographer, Freddy Ramirez; Music Director/Arranger: Eric Svejcar/Harry Lumb

NYC Casting Director: Stephanie Klapper Casting/Stephanie Klapper, CSA

Contract: LORT D

Minimum: $739/wk + 10% agent + p & h

Starts Reh: 10/25; previews 11/18-20, opens 11/22, runs thru 12/24 (closes after matinee). Thanksgiving Off.

Description:

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Revisit your childhood in Frank Baum’s beloved classic story of Dorothy’s magical journey to OZ and back, with all the wonderful songs from the award-winning movie. The show will get a special REP treatment with actor-musicians, delightful new arrangements and an imaginative setting — in the intimate environment of Capital Rep’s new theatre facility.

Capital Rep is committed to equitable and inclusive casting in this production of The Wizard of Oz. We are actively seeking actors of all races, cultural backgrounds, abilities, gender identities and gender expressions to audition.

Auditions will be viewed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, Producing Artistic Director (and director) and Freddy Ramirez, choreographer.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

SINGERS: Please prepare 32 bars of an up-tempo pop song of your choice or prepare one of THE WIZARD OF OZ songs with accompaniment provided https://capitalrep.org/wizard-of-oz-audition-materials/. Submit video with full body shot, headshot and resume to: https://forms.gle/6fzrhXd9WaNcdAH9A

Vaccination Policy: All actors, designers, crew members and staff at Capital Rep are required to be fully vaccinated with at least one booster. Proof of vaccination must be submitted with audition video and resume/headshot.

DANCERS: Please prepare dance audition according to the instruction video provided by Freddy Ramirez, the show’s choreographer https://youtu.be/9IBvLQTmZxs

Submit video with full body shot, headshot and resume to: : https://forms.gle/6fzrhXd9WaNcdAH9A

PLEASE NOTE: We are interested in knowing if actors play instruments: banjo, fiddle, trumpet, flute, woodwinds

Taped Submissions accepted: 8AM-10PM, 10/04/22

SEEKING:

Ensemble

(2) ENSEMBLE MALES, 20s-40s, Open Ethnicity. Maximum height: 5’5” strong pop singer-dancers portray a variety of roles in the world of OZ, including the Tornado, Munchkins, Crows, Apple Trees, Poppies, Winkies, the residents of Oz, and Jitterbugs (who perform a lively jitterbug dance number). Pop voices tenor or baritone/bass. Dancers need skills in modern, ballroom (jitterbug) and some tap and ballet. Seeking dancer-singers, energetic with lots of personality and a great sense of fun. All Ensemble members must sing and dance.

(2) FEMALES, 20s-40s, Open Ethnicity. Maximum height: 5’3” strong pop singer-dancers portray a variety of roles in the world of OZ, including the Tornado, Munchkins, Crows, Apple Trees, Poppies, Winkies, the resident of Oz, and Jitterbugs (who perform a lively jitterbug dance number). Pop voices, soprano or alto. Dancers need skills in modern, ballroom (jitterbug) and some tap and ballet. Seeking dancer-singers, energetic with lots of personality and great sense of fun. All Ensemble members must sing and dance.

Note: Understudies for principals (Wizard, Dorothy, Glinda, Wicked Witch, Uncle Henry, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion) will be cast from Ensemble members.