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ZACH Theatre announces auditions for LES MISERABLES on Friday, May 24th from 6:00pm to 11:00pm and Saturday, May 25th from 1:00pm – 7:00pm at ZACH’s Nowlin Rehearsal Studio at 1426 Toomey Street, Austin TX 78704. Callbacks will be held on Sunday, June 9th from 4:00pm to 10:00pm and Monday, June 10th from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.
Matt Lenz will be directing this international musical phenomenon, re-envisioned for Austin audiences! Filled with soaring anthems, youthful patriotism and the quest for redemption, this musical reveals the heart of a man who must leave his past behind to fight for life, love and liberty.
Rehearsals begin on August 18th, 2013. The first preview performance is on September 25th, 2013 and opening night is Thursday, October 3rd, 2013. Performances will be Wednesday through Sundays weekly with the final performance on Sunday, November, 11th, 2013. ZACH may add performances on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Audition materials will be posted on the website at www.zachtheatre.org/about/auditions for principal, featured and ensemble roles. Please be prepared with the music posted for the role for which you would like to be considered.
NOTE: All actors will be considered for all roles, so please prepare your strongest choice of role. Please prepare to audition for only ONE role.
AUDITION APPOINTMENT INSTRUCTIONS:
Actors will be seen BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
To schedule an appointment, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “LES MIS LOCAL AUDITIONS” with a resume and headshot attached in PDF or Word Document format. Please indicate in the email the character for which you will be auditioning. All actors should bring a hard copy headshot and resume to the audition. For general information about ZACH please visit us at www.zachtheatre.org. All AEA members will be seen, and all non-union members will be seen while appointments slots are available. If you are not able to be seen at this audition, ZACH will make all best efforts to schedule you for a later audition date.
JEAN VALJEAN- (Dramatic tenor) Prisoner 24601. Breaks his parole, turns his life around and becomes the Mayor of a small town. Adopted father of Cosette
INSPECTOR JAVERT- (Baritone or Bass-Baritone) Officer of the law, respects the law above all else and relentlessly pursues Valjean, hoping to bring the escaped convict to justice
FANTINE- (Lyric Mezzo-Soprano) mother of Cosette, a poor worker who loses her job and, as a result, becomes a prostitute in order to pay for her daughter’s care
MADAME THENARDIER- (Contralto) Thenardier’s unscrupulous wife. Mother to Eponine
THENARDIER- (Comic Baritone) A second-rate theif, he runs a small inn. The caretaker of Cosette when she is young
COSETTE- (Soprano) daughter of Fantine, ward of Valjean
LITTLE COSETTE- (Soprano) Younger version of Cosette, when she is the ward of the Thenardiers
MARIUS- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary. Friends with Eponine but falls in love with Cosette
EPONINE- (Mezzo-Soprano) daughter of the Thenardiers, secretly loves Marius
ENJOLRAS- (Baritone or Tenor) leader of the student revolutionaries, friend of Marius
THE BISHOP OF DIGNE- (Baritone) Shelters Valjean after his release from jail, his acts of kindness inspire Valjean to change his life
THE FOREMAN- (Baritone or Tenor) In charge of the factory in which Fantine works, he throws her out on the street
YOUNG EPONINE- (does not sing) a younger version of Eponine, seen when Valjean comes to collect Cosette from the Thenardiers. May also be part of ensemble, if you would like to audition for this role please prepare an ensemble selection.
BAMATBOIS- (Baritone or Tenor) An upper-class fob who tries to buy Fantine’s services
BABET- (Baritone or Tenor) A member of Thenardier’s Gang
BRUJON- (Baritone or Tenor) A member of Thenardier’s Gang
CLAQUESOUS- (Baritone or Tenor) A member of Thenardier’s Gang
MONTPARNASSE- (Baritone or Tenor) The youngest member of Thenardier’s Gang
STUDENT REVOLUTIONARIES, THE “ABC” GANG
COMBEFERRE- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
COURFEYRAC- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
FEUILLY- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
GARVROCHE- (Boy soprano) A streetwise urchin, the youngest member of the student revolutionaries
JEAN PROUVAIRE- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
JOLY- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
LESGLES- (Baritone or Tenor) A student revolutionary
ENSEMBLE: Chain Gang, The Poor, Factory Workers, Sailors, Whores, Pimps, Wedding Guests, Student Revolutionaries.
We are seeking both AEA and non-AEA actors.
ZACH Theatre announces auditions for Salt and Pepper on Thursday May 9, 2013 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the ZACH Whisenhunt Classroom Studio located at 15426 Toomey Road.
Callbacks are slated for Friday May 10, 2013.
Seeking two Latino/a actors ages 30-65 for this bilingual play about the effect of illiteracy on families. We hope to cast actors who are Spanish speakers.
Rehearsals begin on Thursday August 29, 2013. The show will run for schools and families in the Whisenhunt Theatre September 26 – November 2, 2013. Rehearsals TBA, but tentative schedule includes Monday – Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.
The first school performance will be on Thursday September 26, 2013 and opening day is Friday, September 27, 2013. Performances will be Tuesdays through Saturdays weekly with the final performance on Saturday November, 2013. Actors should only audition if they will have daytime availability in September, October, and November. Matinee performances will be at 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Actors will perform a one minute monolouge and will be seen by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please click here to sign up
All actors should bring a headshot and resume to the audition. For general information about ZACH please visit us at www.zachtheatre.org.
Hannah: 30’s, Salt and Andy’s mother. She dreams of becoming a country singer. Strong preference given to actors who sing and play guitar.
Old Man: 50’s, Salt and Andy’s grandfather. Stubborn, proud, fiercely devoted to his family, even when he has difficultly showing his love.
We are seeking non-AEA actors.
Salt & Pepper is a bilingual production, presented in English and Spanish, that explores the burden of illiteracy and the bonds of family and friendship. Salt is a boy whose family has a secret. His grandfather can’t read or write, and the Old Man’s shame and silence make life hard on the two grandsons in his care. When Salt becomes friends with Pepper, her love of books sparks his own interest in the world of words. Together, they discover a mysterious box of postcards that reveal the truth about his family’s past and leads them toward a more hopeful future. For ages 7 and up.
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