Auditions

CASTING CALL:

Richard O’Brien’s

The Rocky Horror Show

at the Santa Fe Playhouse
Directed by Michael Blake Oldham and Vaughn Irving

Audition Dates: Saturday, April 14th, 2pm-6pm and Sunday, April 15th, 1pm-5pm

Dance Call: April 16th 6:30pm-9pm (Dance Call will be held in the dance studio at the Driscoll Fitness Center on the SFUAD campus)

Callbacks: (by invitation only) April 17th, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Audition Location: The Playhouse Workshops, 3218 Calle Marie, Unit B, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Production Dates:   Rehearsal – April 23rd-June 13th  (to be scheduled based on actor availability)
Performances – June 14th-July 1st, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30, Sundays at 2:00  (possible added late-night performance)

Pay:  $200 stipend

In Attendance:
Directors: Michael Blake Oldham and Vaughn Irving
Choreographer: Christine Smith
Music Director: Andrew Primm

Preparation:Please prepare two 16 bar cuts of music, one to show range and one to show character. These can be musical theatre or pop/rock. Accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music in the proper key and one copy of your headshot and resume.

Auditions by appointment. To secure an audition slot please send an email to artisticdirector@santafeplayhouse.org with your preferred time and date. More info will be sent after you schedule an appointment. Actors without an appointment will be seen as time permits.

Synopsis: The recently engaged and painfully innocent couple, Brad and Janet, get stuck with a flat tire during a storm. In their search for assistance, they discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, an eccentric (and sexually adventurous) scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.”

Cast Breakdown- (all roles open to all types and ethnicities)

  • Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter: Male, 18-50, baritone/tenor, a cross-dressing mad scientist/ transvestite from the planet Transsexual in the galaxy of Transylvania, brilliant comic timing and charismatic. Must be comfortable in high heels.

  • Brad Majors: Male, 18-30, tenor, high G, a handsome and wholesome young man, must be able to play stilted innocence and as well as some fragility. Must be comfortable in High Heels. Big Bonus if you can play the acoustic guitar or ukulele!

  • Janet Weiss: Female, 18-30, mezzo,  should be able to belt, occasional high F, a youthful, pretty and wholesome young woman, she is coy and shy at first then becomes sexy and outlandish.

  • Riff Raff: Male (Gender Flexible Casting), 20-50, strong rock tenor, high B, an eccentric butler of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter, must be able to sufficiently “scream” the “time warp.”

  • Magenta/Trixie: Female (Gender Flexible Casting), 20-40, husky rock mezzo/alto, low B to high E flat, a very strange servant of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter, possibly has Eastern-European accent, an exotic beauty, she exudes sex, also appears as “Trixie – The Usherette” and sings “Science Fiction Double Feature.”

  • Rocky Horror: Male, 20-30, rock baritone/tenor, high A, the result of one of Frank’s experiments, he is muscular, tan and epitomizes the image of “the perfect man.”

  • Columbia: Female (Gender Flexible Casting), 20-30, mezzo/high tenor, strong belt, one of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter’s groupies, strong character actor, cute and bubbly with a rough, rocker side, must be able to tap.

  • Eddie/Dr. Everett Scott: Male (Gender Flexible Casting), 20-45, rock tenor, high F#, a freeze-dried delivery guy (Eddie) who rocks and a rumpled scientist (Dr. Scott), a high school tutor of Brad and Janet, in a wheelchair, strong character actor with amazing comedic timing, any physical type, German accent.
  • Transylvanians/Phantoms: 18-64

Looking for a group of four to fill out a choral section, background vocals, and backup dancers, really strong singers needed! If you can belt just as easily blend into the background we want you!

Female Soprano: Strong Vocals with good movement and dance skills

Female Alto: Strong Vocals with good movement and dance skills

Male Tenor: Strong Vocals with good movement and dance skills

Male Bass: Strong Vocals with good movement and dance skills