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Auditions for "Carousel"-Washington, DC - Casting ID # 1607316
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Washington, DC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-22-19
Audition Date 03-28-20 Submission deadline 03-27-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Based on the lauded Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, this film follows the romance of Billy Bigelow, a charming carousel barker, and Julie Jordan, a pretty worker from a nearby mill. When the attractive young couple gets married, they also both find themselves unemployed, which puts a strain on their relationship. When Billy finds out that Julie is pregnant, he resorts to extreme measures to get money, a decision that leads to tragedy.


Audition details:

For a singing audition, prepare up to 16 measures from a musical. An accompanist will be provided; no transpositions please. Electronic accompaniment welcome. Actors need to prepare a 60-second monologue. Dancers should dress for a ballet audition (experienced ballet dancers required). dancers required).

Role # 1 Julie Jordan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A real New England village girl, but 'deeper', quieter and more complex than her friends. Her infatuation for Billy turns to a love which is proof against his fatal character weaknesses and lives on many years after the tragedy. Soprano Vocal Range C4 to Gb5.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Billy Bigelow
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An earthy anti-hero with a reputation for being a lay-about and a ladies' man. He is a deeply troubled character ultimately redeemed by the love he could not communicate to his wife and unborn child. High Baritone Vocal Range G2 to G4..


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Carrie PIpperidge
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

As the stage direction says, 'a naive, direct and normal young woman of the period'. Julie's friend, her horizon is no further than domestic bliss with be-whiskered Mr. Snow. Soprano Vocal Range D4 to G5.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Mrs. Mullin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The carousel owner; a middle-aged woman who believes that Billy is not only her employee, but her property. Non singing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Enoch Snow
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Dour, respectable and ambitious in a small-town sort of way, he is an affectionate family-type too. Tenor Vocal Range B2 to A4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 36
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Jigger Craigin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A real 'bad lot' who plays on Billy's weaknesses, deserts him when things go horribly wrong. Baritone Vocal Range C3 to G4.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 43
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Nettie Fowler
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Age Range 40-60s. The motherly soul of the village. Mezzo Soprano Vocal Range C4 to G5.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mr. Bascombe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The self-important millionaire and richest man around. Non singing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 65 to 66
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Heavenly Friend/Stra
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Heavenly Friend/Strakeeper - Billy's guides and mentors, who tell him the home-truths he really needs. Non singing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 60 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Louise
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Must be able to play 15 - 16 daughter of Julie and Billy, headstrong and not accepted by her peers. Strong ballet required, contemporary training a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 21
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Carnival Boy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Must be able to play 18 - 20. Slick good looking. Strong dance a must.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Women's Ensemble
Seeking 8 talent(s) for this role

Strong vocals, dance a plus. Characters and solo singing will be cast from this group.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Women's Corps de
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Women's Corps de Ballet - Strong dancers with ballet training required. Singing not required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Men's Ensemble
Seeking 8 talent(s) for this role

Strong vocals. Character and solo singing will be cast from this group.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Men's Corps de
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Men's Corps de Ballet - Strong dancers with ballet training required. Singing not required.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 16 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Children's Ensemble
Seeking 6 talent(s) for this role

To play the Snow children and other background ensemble children. Light singing required. Dance a plus.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 15
Ethnicity: Any -