The audition is Saturday, May 9th at Studio Dionne School of Dance and Music, 524 Plasters Ave. Atlanta, GA 30324
Prepare a brief standard R&B or gospel song that is appropriate to the character for which you are auditioning. Bring sheet music. A pianist will be provided. Bring a picture and a resume, stapled together.
Sign in at 10am
Auditions begin at 11am
Sign in no later than 12pm
Below is information on the tour and a breakdown. Please only go if there is something right for you. This is not an opportunity to be seen by a NY Casting Director but an opportunity to audition for this specific show.
DREAMGIRLS Producer: Vienna Waits Productions, LLC
Production Contract, Tier C John Breglio
National Tour Director/Choreographer: Robert Longbottom $1028/week minimum + per diem Book and Lyrics: Tom Eyen
Music: Henry Krieger
Co-Choreographer: Shane Sparks
Casting: Binder Casting/Mark Brandon
Rehearse NY: 9/21/2009
NY Apollo Theatre: 11/6 – 12/6/09 then Tour
NOTE: PRINCIPAL SALARIES WILL BE NEGOTIATED COMMENSURATE TO EXPERIENCE.
NOTE: This is a first class National Tour that will be newly staged and choreographed. This Tour will open at the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem and then tour.
EFFIE WHITE (20’s) African-American. This vibrant young woman is as oversized in talent as she is in person. Effie is the true powerhouse in the group, a soaring singer whose voice overpowers and transcends Deena’s and Lorrrell’s. Smitten with Curtis from the beginning, Effie is overcome by anger and jealousy when she senses his growing attraction to Deena. Effie should be full-figured and her size carries with it a true sense of sexuality. HUGE GOSPEL BELT VOICE. Must move very well.
DEENA JONES (20’s) African-American. The young, thin, beautiful member of the Dreams. Happy singing backup to Effie until Curtis puts her in the lead and grooms her as the star of the group. Tall is good. MEZZO, BIG FULL BELT. Must move very well.
LORRELL ROBINSON (20’s) African-American. The third ‘Dream’. A sexy, flirtatious girl from the projects of Detroit who has been singing with her best friends Effie and Deena for years. Lorrell carries on an affair with Jimmy Early who refuses to leave his wife for her. SOPRANO, ON TOP OF MOST TRIAD HARMONY, BIG FULL BELT. Must move very well.
MICHELLE MORRIS (20’s) African-American. Effie’s replacement in the Dreams. Thin and beautiful, she sings bottom in harmonies. BIG BELT. Must move very well.