THEATRE - Male & Female Performers for 'TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL' in Hamburg - GERMANY AUDITIONS (apply by 9th Aug)

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CASTING - TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
Operettenhaus Hamburg

The musical spans Tina’s life from childhood, through to meeting Ike and starting the Ike and Tina Turner revue. It takes into account the years of physical and mental abuse she endured from Ike and how she escaped and transformed her life and musical career.

The show is performed in german language.

Written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins. With the songs of Ike and Tina Turner and Tina Turner. Director: Phyllida Lloyd, Musical Supervisor: Nick Skilbeck, Choreographer: Anthony Van Laast, Set and costume design: Mark Thompson.

For the German production of TINA - THE MUSICAL in Hamburg at Operettenhaus Hamburg we are casting the following positions:


ZELMA BULLOCK (Female), Tina’s mother. Playing age: 40’s. Afroamerican. Had an abusive relationship with Tina’s father. Tough, detached, cruel. Develops a close relationship with Ike. Finds it difficult to be maternal. Resents Tina and had an estranged relationship with her. Looking for an experienced leading actress who sings only a few lines in the show. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 06.01.2020, Premiere 03.03.2020, contract until end of September 2020.


ALLINE / Cover TINA. ALLINE BULLOCK (Female), Playing age: Late teens- early 30’s. Afroamerican.Tina’s older sister. Light carefree energy. No worries, fun loving, lives in the moment. Exuberant, bubbly. Looking for an experienced actress with excellent singing voice and good movement skills. TINA TURNER (Female), Playing age mid teens-early 40’s. Afroamerican. The piece spans through these years of Tina’s life. Known for her distinctive vocal style and performance skills, the story focuses on Tina’s introduction into the music industry with Ike Turner and the years of physical abuse she endured during her marriage to Ike. Also how transformed her life and rebuilt her career after divorcing him. Looking for a charismatic leading actress with excellent singing voice and huge amounts of vocal stamina and star quality. Feisty. Must be able to move very well. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 30.09.2019, Premiere 01.11.2019, contract until end of September 2020.


ENSEMBLE / Cover TINA. TINA TURNER (Female), Playing age mid teens-early 40’s. Afroamerican. The piece spans through these years of Tina’s life. Known for her distinctive vocal style and performance skills, the story focuses on Tina’s introduction into the music industry with Ike Turner and the years of physical abuse she endured during her marriage to Ike. Also how transformed her life and rebuilt her career after divorcing him. Looking for a charismatic leading actress with excellent singing voice and huge amounts of vocal stamina and star quality. Feisty. Must be able to move very well. Contract for this position: Rehearsal start 06.01.2020, Premiere 03.03.2020, contract until end of September 2020.


ENSEMBLE / Cover RHONDA. RHONDA GRAAM (Female), Playing age: 30-35, Caucasian. Tina’s first Manager, confidant and close friend. Authoritative but caring. Has Tina’s best interests at heart. Rhonda started off as a business manager for the Ike and Tina Turner revue and helped Tina launch a solo career after she left Ike. Looking for an experienced actress with excellent singing voice and good movement skills. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 30.09.2019, Premiere 01.11.2019, contract until end of September 2020.



ENSEMBLE / Cover IKE. IKE TURNER (Male), Playing age: Early 30’s. Afroamerican.Charismatic, a showman. Has a dangerous, vicious streak. Prone to sudden bouts of violence. Manipulative. Often high on drugs. Looking for a hugely experienced LEADING actor. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 06.01.2020, Premiere 03.03.2020, contract until end of September 2020.


ENSEMBLE Cover ZELMA /COVER GG. ZELMA BULLOCK (Female), Tina’s mother. Playing age: 40’s. Afroamerican. Had an abusive relationship with Tina’s father. Tough, detached, cruel. Develops a close relationship with Ike. Finds it difficult to be maternal. Resents Tina and had an estranged relationship with her. Looking for an experienced leading actress who sings only a few lines in the show.GRAN GEORGEANNA (GG) (Female), Playing age 60’s. Tina’s Grandmother. Afroamerican. A little slower physically but still very sharp. She’s more Tina’s mother than Zelma has ever been. Supportive. Everpresent. Looking for a very strong character actress with excellent singing voice. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 06.01.2020, Premiere 03.03.2020, contract until end of September 2020.


SWING / Dancecaptain (possibly with Cover for one of the roles mentioned above). Female/Male, afroamerican/Caucasian, various playing age. Looking for excellent dancers and singers with strong acting skills to be in the ensemble and to cover all characters above. Contract for this position: Rehearsalstart 06.01.2020, Premiere 03.03.2020, contract until end of September 2020.


Auditions for all Positions end of August in Hamburg 

Travel Expenses to the audition can not be reimbursed

**Closing Date for incoming auditions 09.08.2019**



Associate Casting Director: Christoph Trauth


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