2017-2018 Auditions

Date: Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th

Time: 10am-5pm

Location: WBTT Binz Building, 1012 N. Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

Callbacks: Same Day ***If called for any musicals, please be ready to move! (Bring extra attire that’s comfortable for learning choreography)

What to prepare:
Actors-Two contrasting monologues (one comedic and one dramatic) three minutes or less.

Singers- One song (up-tempo or ballad--16 bars) and one monologue (comedic or dramatic) three minutes or less.

What to bring:
Actors and singers must bring five copies of your professional headshot and resume stapled together or printed on the back (Photocopies are acceptable).

Singers: Please bring your sheet music in your correct key and noted with a beginning and ending for the accompanist.

How to obtain an audition slot:
Contact Travis Ray, Associate Managing Director at (941) 404-7801 or via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline to obtain your audition slot is Friday, March 24th at 4pm.

2017-2018 Season:

In the Heights
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Run: October 11th-November 18, 2017
Total Performances: 40
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks

A Motown Christmas
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Run: November 29-December 23, 2017
Total Performances: 25
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks

The Mountaintop
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Run: January 10-February 18, 2018
Total Performances: 40
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks

Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Run: February 28-April 8, 2018
Total Performances: 39
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks

Soul Man: A New Musical Revue
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Run: April 18-May 26, 2018 or May 27th?
Total Performances: 39 or 40         
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks

2017-2018 Season Breakdowns

Broadway in Black
Created and directed by Nate Jacobs
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Entire Run: June 21st-July 23rd 
Total # of rehearsals: 5 weeks
Breakdown:
[Male 1]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 2]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 3]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 4]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Woman 1]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Woman 2]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Woman 3]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Woman 4]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
*All artists should be confident singers. Open to all ethnicities.

2017-2018 season below:

In the Heights
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes
Directed by Jim Weaver
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Entire Run: October 11, 2017- November 18, 2017
Total performances: 40
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Breakdown:
[Usnavi De La Vega]: Owner of De La Vega Bodega, dreams of returning to the Dominican Republic
[Nina Rosario]: a freshman at Stanford University, loving, loses patience with father often.
[Kevin Rosario]: Nina’s father, owner of Rosario’s Car Service, overprotective
[Camila Rosario]: Nina’s strong-willed mother, co-owner of Rosario’s, tolerant until pushed
[Benny]: Employee of Rosario’s, African American, dreams of owning his own business
[Vanessa]: Works at the Salon, stunningly beautiful, Usnavi’s love interest, dreams of something better
[Sonny]: Usnavi's sassy, superficially lazy, yet ambitious younger cousin, jokester, intelligent, thoughtful
[Abuela Claudia]: Raised Usnavi, though not his blood grandmother, loving matriarch
[Daniela]: Owner of Daniela’s Salon, dramatic, loud, loves to gossip, loves banter.
[Carla]: Works at the salon, young, pretty, slow on getting the others' jokes and innuendos
[Graffiti Pete]: An artist, believed to be a trouble maker, but proves himself
[Piraguero (Piragua Guy)]: Scrapes piraguas from his block of ice.
Open to all ethnicities, but special consideration to peoples from Hispanic communities are strongly encouraged.

A Motown Christmas
Created and directed by Nate Jacobs
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Entire Run: November 29, 2017-December 23, 2017
Total performances: 25
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Breakdown:
[Narrator]: Strong actor, honest, caring, 20’s+
[Woman 1]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Woman 2]: Soprano, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Woman 3]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Woman 4]: Alto, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Male 1]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Male 2]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Male 3]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
[Male 4]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s+
*All singers must be comfortable with Motown music and being able to move. Open to all ethnicities.

The Mountaintop
By Katori Hall
Directed by Chuck Smith
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Entire Run: January 10, 2018-February 18, 2018
Total performances: 40
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Breakdown:
[Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.]: Brave, smart, honest, calm, 30’s+, African American
[Camae]: This role has been cast.

 

Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill  
By Lanie Robertson
Directed by Nate Jacobs
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Entire Run: February 28, 2018-April 8, 2018
Total performances: 39
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Breakdown:
[Billie Holiday]: This role has been cast.
[Jimmy Powers (Piano Player)]: This role has been cast.

Soul Man
A Musical Revue
Created and directed by Nate Jacobs
1st rehearsal: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Entire Run: April 19, 2017-May 27, 2017
Total performances: 39
Total # of rehearsals: 4 weeks
Breakdown:
[Male 1]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 2]: Tenor, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 3]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
[Male 4]: Baritone/Bass, must be able to move and sing, 20’s-30’s+
* Open to all ethnicities.