AUDITION INFORMATION 

IVRT 2018 SEASON COMPANY AUDITIONS are scheduled for December 2 & 3.
AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - IVRT's Casting Director, Hope Kaufman, at IVRTcasting@aol.com.

Performers auditioning for THE GREAT GATSBY, directed by Patrick Brien, or DEATHTRAP, directed by Gary Krinke, should prepare a 1 minute contemporary monologue. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10AM at the Alexander Hughes Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. Callbacks at director's request on Dec. 7.

Performers auditioning for DAMN YANKEES, directed by Frank Minano with Musical direction by Ronda Rubio and Choreography by Allison Eversoll, should prepare 32 bars of a classic Broadway song, selections from show are accepted. Bring sheet music - no tracks or tapes. Baseball Players, Lola, Joe Hardy and Gloria be prepared to dance. Auditions will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3PM at Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont. Callbacks at director's request on Dec. 5.

Productions are Tues and Weds evenings at 7:30 and there is one Weds. matinee on the closing day at 2:30. All actors receive a stipend.

 

DAMN YANKEES                             March 14-28 (5 performances)

Joe Boyd – a middle-aged, overweight married man who is in love with baseball, especially the Senators. Vocal range top: G5- A3.   

Meg Boyd -  a middle-aged loyal wife to Joe. Complains a bit, but is faithful to her husband. Vocal range top: G5-G3

Mr. Applegate – the devil in disguise as a slick salesman. A controlling, greedy smooth talker. Age open, but have impeccable comedic timing. Vocal range top: G5-A3.

Lola – the Devil’s 25 to 35 year old seductress assistant. Sexy and confident. Excellent mover. Vocal range top: G5-F3.

Sister – a middle-aged, outspoken and brash, but caring friend of Meg and Doris. Vocal range top: G5-D4.

Doris – a middle-aged friend of Meg. She is slightly quieter and more conservative than Sister. An avid baseball fan. Vocal range top: G5-D4.

Joe Hardy – a 22 year old all American – home run hitting alter ego of Joe Boyd. Charming and charismatic, must move well. Vocal range top: G5-A3.

Sohovik -  a 25-35 year old baseball player for the Washington Senators. The unofficial leader of the team as he is the most level-headed of the players. Must move well. Vocal range top: G5-D4.

Smokey – a 25-35 year old catcher for the Washington Senators.  Not the sharpest tool in the shed. Tries to be a rough guy like Rocky, but truly is not. Most move well. Vocal range top: G5-C3.

Van Buren – the 40-50 year old team manager. A bit of a loose cannon at times. Vocal range top: A5-D4.

Rocky – a cocky and dopey 25 to 35 year old baseball player for the Washington Senators. Vocal range top: G5-B3.

Gloria Thorpe – a 25 to 35 year old fearless and biting reporter whose bottom-line is a good story. Most move really well and belt out a song. Athletic. Vocal range top: G5-B3.  

Mr. Welch -  the 50 to 60 year old owner of the Senators. Believes in Joe and his team. A peacemaker and protective of the team. Vocal range top: G5-D4.

Ensemble (10) – Commissioner, Reporters, Male and Female baseball fans. Various ages, types

 THE GREAT GATSBY                                        May 2- 16 (5 performances)

Jay Gatsby - a romantic idealist, with a disarming smile.

 Daisy Buchanan - Southern, with a voice that sounds like money too   

 Nick Carraway -  Midwestern, with a kind face and gentle manner.

 Tom Buchanan - Daisy’s husband, with a powerful cruel body.

 Jordan Baker - Daisy’s friend, with an athletic, almost masculine body.

 Myrtle Wilson - Tom’s girlfriend, New York, spiritless and anemic.

 Meyer Wolfsheim/ Policeman

 Mr. McKee

 Mrs. Michaels

 Mrs. McKee

 Dancer (2)


DEATHTRAP                                                Oct. 24- Nov. 7 (5 performances)

Sidney – to play 40-60. Polished and dashing, thinks he’s the smartest man in the room and wants people to know it. Is on stage even when at home.

Myra – to play 30-60, married to Sidney. Sophisticated, upper class but embraces the country life. Sweet, caring, emotional, nervous, even skittish, but supportive of Sydney’s career and moods. She does have some backbone when Sydney crosses the line.

Clifford – to play 25-35. Good looking-College type-look. Knows he is the smartest man in the room and can bide his time to display it. When necessary he controls all relationships.

Helga – to play 25-60 with an accent. Wild, individual, almost gypsy-like, as she is in and out of this world. Knows she is a celebrity and buys into the show of her gift.

Porter –to play 30-70. Professional, yet long-time personal friend of Sydney. 



For inquiries regarding auditions, please contact 
IVRT's Casting Director, Hope Kaufman, at IVRTcasting@aol.com.