Theater auditions: ‘Sentimental Journey’ in Hudson, FL

Here’s an audition notice from the Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson, FL:

The Show Palace Dinner Theatre
16128 U.S. Hwy. 19 • Hudson, FL 34667
www.showpalace.net

The Show Palace Dinner Theatre is holding open auditions for its upcoming production of Sentimental Journey!

The Show Palace Dinner Theatre is holding open auditions for their upcoming production of Sentimental Journey: The Music of the 1940’s from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday March 21 at the Show Palace located at 16128 U.S. 19 in Hudson, FL. No appointment necessary.

All dancers should wear dance attire and bring appropriate footwear (character shoes, jazz shoes, ballroom shoes, etc.) Dancers will NOT need to bring sheet music. All male singers auditioning for the role of Crooner should bring a 1940’s song. Accompanist will be provided. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

The Show Palace performs under an Actors’ Equity Dinner Theatre Contract with a $462/week minimum. Non-equity salaries are negotiable. Housing is available for both Equity and Non-Equity performers.

Sentimental Journey: The Music of the 1940’s is under an AGVA contract. AGVA Contract follows the terms of Equity DT Contract.

If you have been cast or auditioned at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre before, you are encouraged to reaudition.

For questions please email Susan Haldeman (Company Manager) at susanhaldeman@verizon.net. Anyone interested in auditioning but unable to attend may send his or her materials to auditions@showpalace.net.

First Rehearsal: April 11, 2011
Opening: April 29, 2011 – Closing: June 5, 2011

Show synopsis: Take a fantastic ride into the past-to wartime America of the 1940s. Filled with classic songs, handsome soldiers, beautiful nurses and exciting partner dancing that evoke the Lindy hop and the jitterbug of days gone by.

Available roles:

  • Crooner: A masculine romantic leading man type with a 1940’s vocal quality. Strong Mover. Handsome and dapper like a young Frank Sinatra. Must also be adept at comedy and hosting as this role functions as the master of ceremonies.
  • 5 male swing dancers: Strong masculine male dancers with advanced technique in Swing dancing and partnering. (5’10 to 6’2” in height and very fit) Must be able to lift.
  • 5 female swing dancers: Beautiful female dancers with advanced technique in Swing dancing and partnering.

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