CRUISE - CATS - the Musical -Principals and Ensemble - Royal Caribbean - OPEN CALL

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CATS - Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean will be presenting the Award Winning Musical, "CATS", with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and originally produced by Cameron Mackintoch. The full length Broadway musical will be presented alongside, "COME FLY WITH ME", an original production aerial show. Cast members will be featured in both of these shows in a state-of-the-art theatre and will take audiences on a unique and exciting journey.

SINGERS
Prior to your audition, you will need to print out and prepare all required audition material applicable to the role for which you are coming in to audition. Please see character breakdown and click on the link provided. Bring audition packet with you to the audition.

Also, come prepared with your best 16 – 32 bars of a ballad and an up-tempo in contrasting styles, as you may be asked to sing additional material. Vocal styles should include: Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Musical Theatre, and Jazz. Sheet music is required in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Strong acting ability required. Singers will be taught a movement combination and should come prepared with proper dance attire.

Singers will also perform in our Signature Production Show. Vocal versatility is a plus.


DANCERS & DANCERS/VOCALISTS
Prior to your audition, you will need to print out and prepare all required audition material applicable to the role for which you are coming in to audition. Please see character breakdown and click on the link provided. Bring audition packet with you to the audition.

We are casting versatile dancers who are athletic with strong technique in ballet and jazz. Tap dancers and dancers with aerial skills are a plus, however, not required. Be prepared to learn three challenging combinations of contrasting dance styles.

You will also want to come prepared with your best 16 – 32 bars of a ballad and an up-tempo in contrasting styles, as you may be asked to sing. Vocal styles should include: Pop/Rock, R&B, Contemporary Musical Theatre, and Jazz. Sheet music is required in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. Acting ability required.

The following ensemble roles will be cast from this call; Demeter, Syllabub, Rumpleteazer, Cassandra, Tantomile, Victoria, Mungojerrie, Coricopat, Plato/Macavity, Alonzo, Tumblebrutus, Pouncival and Mr. Mistoffelees.

Dancers & Dancer/Vocalists will also perform in our Signature Production Show. Tumbling and Aerial background a plus.


AUDITION DATES
London
October 15th, 2018 to October 19th, 2018

Location:
Pineapple Dance Studios,
7 Langley Street,
Covent Garden
London  
WC2H 9JA
 

15th October - 9:00am Open Principal Singers

                 *Agent Principal Singer Appointments (Contact Your Agent)

                    *Agent/Managers: Please submit through Spotlight.

16th October - 9:00am Singer Callbacks

17th October - 9:00am Open Dancer Ensemble

18th October - 9:00am Dancer Callbacks

19th October - 9:00am All Callbacks



LOOKING FOR:

-OLD DEUTERONOMY
(Featured Singer)
Male, Playing age 35 – 55. Old Deuteronomy is the beloved leader of the tribe. Seeking a mature actor with excellent high baritone/tenor vocals to G sharp. Must be able to express authority, dignity, wisdom, and humility – also great warmth and fun. Small amount of movement required.
Old Deuteronomy Audition Material

-GRIZABELLA
(Featured Singer)
Female, Playing age 35 – 55. Grizabella is a survivor, but she is vulnerable, and now outcast from the tribe. She was once very glamorous, but with age her beauty is fading. Sings ‘Memory’. An exceptional singer/actress with sensational, powerful vocals needed. Must possess a wide dynamic vocal range with rich lower tones, and wonderful high belt to E flat.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Grizabella Audition Material

-BUSTOPHER JONES / GUS
(Featured Singer)
Male, Playing age 35 – 55. Bustopher Jones is a sophisticated and upper class cat, respected be all. Gus is the theatre cat – a fragile old cat who in his dreams becomes a swashbuckling pirate, who fights to his death. A fantastic character actor/singer with excellent comedic skills to play these two distinct roles. Strong high baritone/tenor to G sharp and very good movement skills needed.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Bustopher Jones / Gus Audition Material

-RUM TUM TUGGER
(Featured Singer)
Male, Playing age 25 – 35. Rum Tum Tugger is the ‘rock-star’ cat, with a wild comedic sexuality. Must be a charismatic performer with a fantastic rock/pop voice with very strong falsetto, great presence and good dance skills. Ideally over 5’10” tall.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Rum Tum Tugger Audition Material

-MUNKUSTRAP
(Featured Singer)
Male, Playing age 25 – 35. Munkustrap is the son of Old Deuteronomy, who takes the lead in his father’s absence. Sings ‘Old Deuteronomy’ and ‘The Pekes and the Pollicles’. For this role we require an excellent baritone singer with a commanding presence. Very good movement skills required. Ideally over 6’ tall.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Munkustrap Audition Material

-SKIMBLESHANKS
(Featured Singer)
Male, Playing 25 – 35. Skimbleshanks is the railway cat – a fastidious, neat and ordered cat, obsessed with punctuality and cleanliness, yet possessing a big heart and sense of exuberance. An excellent high baritone/tenor with very strong dance skills required. Must have authority and a bright personality. Maximum height 5‘10”.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Skimbleshanks Audition Material

-JELLYLORUM
(Featured Singer)
Female, Playing age 25 – 45. Jellylorum is practical and loving, a storyteller. Sings ‘Gus the Theatre Cat’ with Gus, and appears as ‘Griddlebone’ in ‘The Ballad of Billy McCaw’. For this role we require an excellent soprano with a crystal clear top C. Very good movement and comedy skills required.
Jellylorum Audition Material

-JENNYANYDOTS
(Featured Singer)
Female, Playing age 25 – 45. Jennyanydots is the ‘Gumbie Cats’. Motherly, an Edwardian ‘do-gooder’. For this role we require a character actress and singer who must have strong tap dancing skills. Great comedy skills and good movement needed.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Jennyanydots Audition Material

-BOMBALURINA
(Featured Singer)
Female, Playing age 25 – 35. Bombalurina is one half of the duo who sings ‘Macavity’. Tall and statuesque, a lightly sexual female, who is also a fierce protector of the tribe. Must be an excellent and experienced dancer with fantastic extension, and also excellent mezzo vocals. Minimum height 5’8”.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Bombalurina Audition Material

-MISTER MISTOFFELEES
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Male, Playing age 20 – 32. Mr. Mistoffelees is the magician – impish, with an expansive personality. Must be a phenomenal and exciting principal dancer with outstanding classical technique, who can execute multiple turns a la seconde effortlessly. Gymnastic skills and tricks a plus. Good high baritone vocals. Ideally under 5’8”.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Mr Mistoffelees Audition Material

-DEMETER
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Female, Playing age 21 – 30. Demeter is one half of the duo who sings 'Macavity'. A neurotic, but highly intuitive cat. An excellent and experienced dancer with very strong mezzo vocals. Maximum height 5' 6".
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Demeter Audition Material

-MUNGOJERRIE
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Male, Playing age 20 – 25. Mungojerrie is one half of a notorious double act. He is cheeky, irreverent, young and full of energy. An outstanding dancer with acrobatic skills, excellent singing voice with bags of personality. Maximum height 5' 10".
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Mungojerrie Audition Material

-RUMPLETEAZER
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Female, Playing age 20 – 25. Rumpleteazer is one half of a notorious double act. She is cheeky, irreverent, young and full of energy. An outstanding dancer with acrobatic skills, excellent singing voice with bags of personality. Maximum height 5' 6".
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Rumpleteazer Audition Material

-SYLLABUB
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Female, Playing age 19 – 23. Young, curious and loves life. An excellent technical dancer. Must have a beautiful clear soprano with a choir boy purity, has solo vocal lines. Maximum height 5' 6".
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Syllabub Audition Material

-VICTORIA
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Female, Playing age 19 - 23. Victoria is young, uninhibited and inquisitive with a beautiful physique. An outstanding dancer with excellent classical training and technique required. Must have exceptional extension and facility. Maximum height 5’ 6”.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.
Victoria Audition Material

-NAMED ENSEMBLE ROLES
(Dancer/Vocalist – Must attend Dancer call)
Males & Females, Playing age 20 - 30. Outstanding dancers with excellent ballet/jazz technique and training required. Some require excellent acrobatic skills – please highlight acrobatic skills on resume. All must be very strong vocally as all named ensemble roles will come with various principal understudies.
Will also be auditioning for our Signature Production Show.

Male Audition Material

Female Audition Material


source: Royal Caribbean