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AEA CHORUS CALL FOR DANCERS

“ELF”
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($808.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Eric Ankrim
Choreographer: Josh Rhodes
Music Director: Dominick Amendum
Music:  Matthew Sklar
Lyrics: Chad Beguelin
Book: Bob Martin and Tom Meehan
Casting: Telsey + Company
Rehearsal: November 3
Previews: November 26
Opening: November 30
Closing: January 4

This musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film of the
same name.

NOTE: Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

SEEKING:

[DANCERS] Seeking comedic male and female dancers who sing well, 20s – early 40s, all ethnicities.  To play various characters in the ensemble and possibly understudy principal roles.  ENSEMBLE


CHORUS CALL FOR DANCERS
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Pearl Studios
500 8th Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018
 
10:00am    Female dancers
2:00pm    Male dancers   

Be ready to dance with jazz shoes or sneakers.  There will be no singing on this day.  Bring a photo/resume stapled together.


EPA, “ELF”

“ELF”
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($808.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Eric Ankrim
Choreographer: Josh Rhodes
Music Director: Dominick Amendum
Music:  Matthew Sklar
Lyrics: Chad Beguelin
Book: Bob Martin and Tom Meehan
Casting: Telsey + Company
Rehearsal: November 3
Previews: November 26
Opening: November 30
Closing: January 4

This musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film of the
same name.

NOTE: Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

SEEKING:

[BUDDY]  This role was made famous by Will Ferrell in the movie.  
Buddy is Caucasian, 30ish, male.  Funny, and warm with an infectious
personality.  He has been raised as one of Santa's Elves and has the
innocence of a child.  He has outrageous enthusiasm for everything he
sees and does but it is very genuine.  We are seeking a comedian with
great subtle timing and an amazing singing voice. PRINCIPAL


[WALTER]  This role was played by James Caan in the movie.  Walter is  
Caucasian, 50s, male.   He is a upscale successful business man who  
has become cold and distant with his family until Buddy enters their
life.  He is a workaholic with little time left for enjoying life or
appreciating simple things.  Must have a great singing voice. PRINCIPAL


[EMILY] Female, to play Caucasian, age 40s, warm, amazing  singing
voice. PRINCIPAL


[MICHAEL] Male, to play Caucasian, 10 yrs old, funny, smart, amazing
singing voice. Our intent is to cast an EMC performer in this role. PRINCIPAL


[JOVIE] This role was played by Zooey Deschanel in the movie. Female, to play Caucasian, 20s to 30s, warm, funny and comedic. A New Yorker that doesn’t have much  Christmas spirit until meeting Buddy. Must have a great singing voice. PRINCIPAL

[STORE MANAGER] Male, non-white, 30s to 40s, funny, physically large, full of character, lots of attitude, sassy and spirited.  Must be able to sing well and have great comic timing. PRINCIPAL

[DEB] Female, any ethnicity, 30s to 40s, funny secretary, full of
character and sharp wit, amazing singing voice. PRINCIPAL


[MR. GREENWAY] Male, any ethnicity, 50s, shrewd businessman, must have
an amazing singing voice and great comic timing. PRINCIPAL


[SANTA] Male, to play Caucasian, 50s to 60s, jolly, warm, funny, amazing
singing voice. PRINCIPAL


EPA:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Telsey + Company
315 W. 43rd St. 10th fl
Between 8th & 9th Ave.
10:00a-6:00p

Prepare a brief contemporary musical theater song showing range.  
Bring sheet music for your song; a piano accompanist will be provided.
Bring a photo/resume stapled together.


AEA CHORUS CALL FOR SINGERS

“ELF”
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($808.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Eric Ankrim
Choreographer: Josh Rhodes
Music Director: Dominick Amendum
Music:  Matthew Sklar
Lyrics: Chad Beguelin
Book: Bob Martin and Tom Meehan
Casting: Telsey + Company
Rehearsal: November 3
Previews: November 26
Opening: November 30
Closing: January 4

This musical is based on the 2003 New Line Cinema film of the
same name.

NOTE: Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

SEEKING:


[SINGERS WHO MOVE] Males and females, 30s – 40s.  Seeking comedic singers with a wide vocal range that move well.  To play various characters in the ensemble and possibly understudy principal roles.  We are seeking an ethnically diverse ensemble. ENSEMBLE


CHORUS CALL FOR SINGERS
Friday, August 8, 2014
Telsey + Company
315 W 43rd Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10036
 
10:00am        Male singers
2:00pm        Female singers
 
Please prepare 16 bars of a contemporary musical theater song showing range.  Please bring sheet music for your song; a piano accompanist will be provided.  Please bring a photo/resume stapled together.



Performers can mail headshots and resumes to:

 

Patrick Parker 
Associate Artistic Director
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive
Millburn, NJ 07041

E-mail: Patrick Parker

Child and Teen Performers

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General Information

Audition Notices are posted on this page (as the information becomes available). Audition Notices are also posted in the Backstage Newspaper two weeks prior to the auditions. These notices contain the name and address of the audition location, audition times, the roles available, what we are looking for, and requested audition material.

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