Audition Call: HAIR – the Musical presented by In the Wings Promotions

Auditions from August 30 - September 1. Performances from November 23 - 26.

In the Wings Promotions will be holding auditions for HAIR – The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical this August in Montreal!


HAIR will be performed November 23, 24, 25, 26, 2016

We are currently accepting submissions from Equity and non-Equity actors. Equity actors will work under the CAEA Artists Collective Policy.

Individual auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 30 from 7-10PM and Wednesday, August 31 from 2-5PM. Callbacks will be held on Thursday, September 1 from 7-10PM.

To book an audition, please send your headshot and resume to auditions@inthewingspromotions.com. Please specify your preferred audition day and we will do our best to accommodate you.

For your audition, you will be asked to sing 16-32 bars of a song in the style of HAIR AND 16-32 bars of a rock ballad that demonstrates your vocal range, strengths and acting ability. Please do not sing anything from HAIR. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key and in a binder. An accompanist will be provided. 

Hair tells the story of Vietnam-era youths awkwardly but exuberantly creating their own rite of passage through the confusion around them. Among them are Claude and Berger; a pair of friends battling against Claude’s draft notice, and Sheila, who is in love with both of them, but her politically-active lifestyle leaves her little time to act on her feelings. Ultimately, Claude decides that the hippie life isn’t for him and goes to Vietnam. With themes of alienation and civil disobedience Hair illustrates the ’60s generation’s search for meaning through various “be-ins,” “love-ins” and protests.

NOTE: This production will feature some nudity. Performers should be prepared to note on their audition form whether they are comfortable performing nude. Nudity will not be required at the audition.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Claude – Rock Baritone/Tenor
George Berger – Rock Baritone/Tenor
Jeanie – Alto
Chrissy – Mezzo-Soprano
Dionne – Alto/Mezzo Belt
Hud – Soul/Rock Baritone/Tenor
Woof – Rock Baritone/Tenor
TRIBE: This is not a “chorus”, as the entire cast is a true ensemble. Tribe members sing many featured songs including “Dead End”, “Black Boys”, “White Boys”, “Walking in Space”, “Electric Blues”, “Hippie Life”, etc., and play many roles in the show including the MARGARET MEAD, HUBERT, PRINCIPALS, MOTHER/FATHER, historical figures, and more. Energetic, creative performers with heart and passion.

*The role of Sheila has already been cast


In the Wings Promotions


HAIR
Book & Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Music by Galt MacDermot
Directed and Choreographed by Nadia Verrucci
Musical Direction by Ian Baird

In the Wings Promotions is an equal opportunity company and encourages submissions from actors of all cultural backgrounds.

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