Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre announces auditions for “ROCK OF AGES”
Directed by Jasen Jeffrey
Choreography by Nicole Helfer
Musical Direction by Pat Parr
Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 / 6:30 – 10:30 pm at the Firehouse Arts Center
(4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton)
Monday, August 28 / 6:30 – 10:30 pm at the Firehouse Arts Center
(4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton)
Tuesday, August 29 / 6:30 – 10:30 pm at the Pleasanton Cultural Arts Center
(4477 Black Ave., Pleasanton)
April 28 – May 13, 2018
(Rehearsals begin in early April)
- Three (3) AEA BAT Tier 1 contracts available
- Non-Union Actors will receive a modest stipend
AUDITION INFORMATION: Prepare 16-32 bars of a rock-style song and/or a power ballad.
Can be from a Broadway show (i.e.: Footloose) or an actual rock song. Bring sheet music in your key, accompanist provided. Please come dressed to move, as there will be a short dance call.
We will dance groups every half hour.
For an audition appointment, submit headshot and resume to:
Brandy Mieszkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking actors for the following roles (all roles open):
DREW: An appealing, good-guy rocker with great, easy comedic timing, a boyish charm, vulnerability and a very strong rock tenor voice. Drew works at the legendary Bourbon Room hoping and waiting for his dreams to come true. He finds an instant attraction to Sherrie, the beautiful new arrival from the Midwest, who encourages him to go after his dreams. (vocal Range: Bb3-D5)
SHERRIE: An in-shape, pretty, fresh faced, innocent Midwestern girl stepping right off the bus into a new world to pursue her dreams of stardom. Strong comedic timing, strong rock belt, good movement ability. Should be comfortable in revealing/skimpy clothing. (Vocal Range: G3-F5)
LONNY: The narrator of the piece, charming, mischievous, welcoming, vibrant personality, a guy who would be fun to spend one drunken night with. Strong, honest comedic timing/improv skills and strong rock vocals. (Vocal Range: D3-D5)
DENNIS DUPREE: Classic stoner type guy who runs the famous Bourbon Room club. Torn about whether he should sell the club to Hertz, a German businessman. Very strong comedic timing. A laid back, easy going dude real dude. Bari-tenor rock vocals. (Vocal Range: D3-G4)
STACEE JAXX: A sexy rock star. Decided to leave his successful hair/metal-rock band to try it solo. Self-important, confident intriguing in all the wrong ways, the ultimate bad boy; he is all about sex, drugs and rock-n-roll. Great strong comedic timing and strong rock tenor voice. (Vocal Range: C3-Eb5)
JUSTICE: Female, strong presence, an easy sensuality about her, once a performer, she now operates a strip club where Sherrie winds up working. Takes on the maternal role for the girls that work for her. Strong, soulful vocals and belt needed. (Vocal Range: G3-Db5)
HERTZ KLINEMANN: An attractive older German male. Uptight, cold, intimidating businessman trying to buy up the Strip to develop it. The bad guy of the piece. Strong comedic timing and baritone vocals. German accent. (Vocal Range: F3-G#4)
FRANZ KLINEMANN: Hertz’s son, young German male. Works for his father but not by choice. Pressured and intimidated by his father. Shy, gentle with a big heart. Over the course of the show, changes and hilariously stands up to his father. Strong vocals and comedic timing. German accent. (Vocal Range: Db3-E5)
REGINA: A fun, hippie type, in shape, earthy girl who fights against the attempted takeover of The Strip. Strong comedic timing, belt vocals. – A crunchy granola type hilarious tree-hugging fighter who will stop at nothing to protect The Strip. (Vocal Range: A3-Eb5)
FATHER: Sherrie’s conservative father, who objects to Sherrie’s move to LA. Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Strong vocals.
MOTHER: Sherrie’s conservative mother, who objects to Sherrie’s move to LA. but still remains in contact. Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Strong vocals.
MAYOR: A strong character actor with good comedic timing, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability. (Vocal Range: D3-84)
WAITRESS #1: Featured singer- works with Sherrie-hilariously referred to as “Waitress #1” in show. Strong vocals, will also be member of Ensemble.
JA’KEITH: Strong character actor with good comedic timing, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability. (Vocal Range: D3-84)
JOEY PRIMO: A young male with the rocker sensibility, strong rock tenor and strong dance/movement ability.
CONSTANCE: Reporter assigned to interview Stacee Jaxx. Will also appear as a member of the ensemble. Comedic timing.
CANDI: Male cross dressing dancer or female with low voice with strong stage presence.
SLEAZY PRODUCER (Male or Female): Sleazy movie producer who is a customer at the Venus Club. Strong stage presence.
VENUS CLUB DANCERS: The sexiest female singer/dancers around. Sassy, in shape, beautiful. Must be comfortable in very skimpy/sexy clothing. Strong dancers proficient in jazz and modern, comedic ability and strong rock vocals. Also part of ensemble. Featured dancers are Destiny and Sapphire.
ENSEMBLE (Male/Female): Sassy with comedic ability. Should have strong vocals and ability to move well. The Ensemble will play a variety of roles including: ROCKERS, DANCERS, BOURBON ROOM PATRONS, WAITRESSES, WAITERS, BARTENDERS, CHURCH CHOIR, GROUPIES, BACK UP SINGERS, RIOT POLICE, HOMELESS, PROTESTERS, ROCK VIDEO MTV DANCERS, ETC.