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Audition Notice for Geva Theatre Center’s 2018-19 Season


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Geva has our 18-19 general season auditions (Equity and non-Equity), as well as college student auditions for Hair, coming up in mid-to-late April. If you know of any actors who may be interested in auditioning, please feel free to share this with them.

General Auditions for Geva’s new season of Hair, Thurgood, Hard Cell, The Magician’s Daughter, The Humans, Native Gardens and Revival: The Resurrection of Son House, to be held on April 12.

Geva Theatre Center will be holding its annual Equity and non-Equity dramatic and musical general auditions for its 2018-2019 season, for both actors and singers 18 years of age or older on Thursday, April 12, from 10am-1pm, and 2pm-6pm.

For dramatic auditions only, auditionees should prepare two contrasting monologues, not to exceed four minutes total. Those wishing to audition for Hair and Revival: The Resurrection of Son House, should prepare a brief monologue and bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.

Members of Actors’ Equity must make an appointment by phoning (585) 232-1366. A list of Equity roles being cast has been submitted to the Equity office. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits.

Non-Equity members will only be seen on a first come, first served basis when no Equity actor is waiting. Non-Equity actors who have auditioned for Geva within the past twelve months are ineligible for these general auditions. All roles are paid.

Auditions will take place at Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd., Rochester, NY 14607. All auditionees must bring a headshot and resume.

Auditions for College Actors to Perform in Hair

Geva Theatre Center will be auditioning college students who will still be enrolled in the fall, for their September production of Hair, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot and choreography by Liz Ramos.

Auditions will be for male and female “Tribe” members.

For the Male “Tribe”: 20’s, Looking for outstanding singers who move well. Impressions, characters, comic chops a plus to play multiple roles. High Baritones and Tenors. Must dance or move extremely well.

For female “Tribe”: 20’s, Looking for outstanding singers who move well for the “White Boys” trio etc. Comic chops a plus to play multiple roles. Sensational, soulful singers with high belt. Must dance or move extremely well.

Students must be enrolled in college during the fall semester and must have their own housing and transportation.

Rehearsals begin August 14, 2018 at Geva with performances September 4 – October 7, 2018. Students must be able to attend late weekday afternoon, evening, and weekend rehearsals.

Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings, Saturday and Sunday matinees, as well as morning or afternoon weekday matinees.

Auditions are by appointment only and will be held Saturday, April 21, from 2-5pm in the Fielding Stage at Geva Theatre Center. Actors should prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. Please bring other prepared songs, if asked to sing more. Callbacks will be on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30pm when there will be a dance call.

Roles are unpaid. College actors will receive Equity Membership Candidate points, and professional experience. Geva will work with colleges for credit if desired.

Auditions will take place at Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd, Rochester NY, 14607 and are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call (585) 232-1366, between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.