LEAP the Musical – Online Readings/Workshop
Book, Music & Lyrics by Hilary Hornberger
We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. We encourage and welcome submissions from all ethnicities, gender identities, and artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities to submit for consideration.
Successful applicants will be required to:
- Familiarize themselves with their role(s) and the script.
- Be open and interested in taking part in a developmental process of a new musical, including answering questions and contributing to potential discussion.
- Have access to a device that supports Zoom, a strong internet connection and a quiet, brightly lit space to partake in the readings.
**No singing will be required for this table read. The creative team wants to hear the piece at its present draft.
Friday September 16, 2022 ~ 5:30-9:30pm AND Saturday September 17 ~ 5:30-9:30pm
$120.00 – paid at the end of the contract.
Send an electronic submission package containing:
- Letter of interest in body of email – stating role(s) you are applying for and why are you are interested in this project. Also state if you have a preference for a day/time for a callback interview and we will try to accommodate you.
- A Video of two (2) contrasting monologues, one to two (1-2) minutes each, submitted via link through youtube – as an unlisted video, onedrive, dropbox or google drive.
Email submission package with subject line “AUDITION REQUEST” to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Resumes and Headshots must be in PDF, JPG or JPEG format and labeled as follows: NAME_SURNAME-Headshot’ or NAME_SURNAME-Resume. Nameless files will not be considered.)
DEADLINE for submission packages is Monday August 22, 2022 @ 11:59pm MST
**Please note, due to high volume of submissions, only successful applicants will be contacted for a callback interview.
CALLBACK INTERVIEWS will take place online through Zoom between September 1-September 3, 2022.
Successful applicants will be notified by August 26, 2022, and will be sent sides from the play’s most recent draft to prepare.
**All actors will be required to sign a contract saying they will not disclose any information or materials of the show without permission. Script will be forwarded to applicants 1-2 weeks before the readings to familiarize themselves with the material.
ROLES TO BE CAST:
WILHELMINA (WIL) – 41. Female. Musician. Sister to Bheka. Neurotic and stand-offish, but good hearted to a fault. Youthful appearance. Has lived with an extreme anxiety disorder, depression and agoraphobia her whole life but has kept it hidden.
BHEKA – 36. Female. High school teacher. Sister to Wil. Outgoing, playful, honest and a little self-absorbed.
Has experienced a traumatic event and is suffering from intense PTSD and anxiety. Has never experienced a mental health condition previously.
CAILEN – 21. Male. Aware of his good looks, but doesn’t flaunt them. Closet Nerd. Easy going and optimistic, but also insecure and a people pleaser. His parents are wealthy, disinterested and uninvolved in his life. He has spent most of his adolescence with his Aunt and Uncle and their dog Edo.
EDNA – 50+. Female. Online Psychologist. Very open and friendly, patient and level-headed with a touch of sass. Wants to change lives for the better. Loves bees.
AGNES – 50+. Female. Online Psychologist. Candid yet whimsical. Moderates the Online mental health group. Loves her rhyming slogans and uses them religiously. Believes in her methods.
FISK – 30. Male. Quirky and passionate, stubborn but steadfast. Belongs to the online mental health group.
Suffers from PTSD, OCD and agoraphobia.
ROS – Late 30’s+. Male. Former Army Sergeant. Belongs to the online mental health group. Suffers from PTSD and depression. Treats Mari like a daughter and looks out for her. Gruff on the outside with a marshmallow center. Competitive, determined to succeed, young at heart.
MARIGOLD (MARI) – 16. Female. A force of nature, but child-like; strong-willed, but fiercely loyal. Belongs to the online mental health group, they are her family. Exhibits symptoms of bipolar disorder.
Please see the link below to access all the audition information: www.themusicalhub.com/