Theater: Musicals

'The Friends of Broadway'

Casting notice expires: February 16, 2014

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Company

The Performing Arts Connection
Samantha Hammel, dir.

Production Description

Seeking female singers and dancers in grade 2 through age 20 for the 2014 fourteenth season tour of "The Friends of Broadway." Casting personnel state: "We are particularly interested in trained pop/contemporary vocalists ages 16-20 as well as experienced hip-hop and jazz dancers. This unique opportunity is unlike
any other, giving young singers and dancers the chance to perform concert-style at venues all over the state." "The Friends of Broadway" perform songs and dances from hit Broadway musicals and songs by popular artists of yesterday and today. Company states: "Our 60 minute concert is family friendly, interactive, full of talent and excitement. Since 1998, our mission has been to reach out to the community through song and dance. We have performed for hundreds of venues all across the country including Disney World in Orlando, Florida; aboard Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas in
the Bahamas; and at The Producer's Club in New York City. We are committed to sharing our gift of music to people from all walks of life as well as helping other charitable organizations."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin March 9 (Sun., Sat., Mon. & Wed., company idle Memorial Day weekend); tours May 31-June 29. Optional performances after June 29-Dec. 2014.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Every cast member is expected to fully commit to the group and its schedule and cast members are expected to pay a $350 production fee which helps the cost of playbills, sound equipment, costumes, music, choreographers, music directors, etc. Scholarships are available. FOB does not pay for travel and all cast members provide their own transportation. We are a nonprofit organization.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Sudbury, MA Sign up or Log In to apply.

Specific Rehearsal & Touring Details

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Sundays from 5:00-8:00pm: March 9, 16, 23; April 13, 27; May 4, 11, & 18.
Saturdays from 9:00am-5:00pm: May 3, 10, and 17. Mondays & Wednesdays from
4:00-8:00pm: May 12-21. May 27-30 from 4:00-7:00pm. No rehearsals Memorial
Day Weekend.

TOURING
Performances run May 31-June 29. Optional performances after June 29 will be
booked through December, 2014.