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August 18, 2021

CASTING – MAGIC: THE DANCE MUSICAL

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The Downtown Cabaret Theatre (Bridgeport, CT) is seeking professional Non- Equity performers of all types and ethnicities for lead and supporting roles in our “New Works” production of MAGIC: THE DANCE MUSICAL.

 

Please note: This is a heavy dance production. A background in ballroom dance is a MUST

 

***ALL ROLES ARE PAID***

 

Seeking (Both Principle Cast and Understudies):

Pam Chapman: 25-40, female, dance student stuck in a soulless marriage

(Mezzosoprano, vocal range G3 to Eb5, singing & ballroom dancing intensive)

 

Bob Sanders: 25-40, male dance student recently jilted by fiancée:

(Baritone vocal range A2 to Eb4, singing & ballroom dancing intensive)

 

Bailey: 25-70 male dance instructor

(Baritone vocal range A2 to E4, singing intensive role, some basic ballroom dance included)

 

Bryce Chapman: 30-40 male, Pam’s abusive husband

(Brief speaking part only without dancing; will double as Santa. Brief singing. Vocal range B2 to C#4 range. Will double as Second Dance Instructor (brief speaking part only)

 

Description:

The Downtown Cabaret Theatre’s Main Stage, awakening from its pandemic-imposed dormancy, will inaugurate a new season of plays and musicals by celebrating a new work by a new local author, Dr. Jim Gadzik.

 

MAGIC – THE DANCE MUSICAL tells the story of Bob, recently jilted by his fiancée, and Pam, involved in a loveless marriage, who are offered free ballroom dance lessons by an intriguing instructor on a weekend before Christmas.  Poignant and family-friendly, this holiday-themed musical, with a score of 25 selections, features new local talent under the guidance of a first-class creative team, led by Executive Producer, Hugh Hallinan and Directed by local Broadway veteran Frank Root.

 

 

Dates of Production:

Rehearsals: November 15 – December 9 (Evenings)

Preview Performance: December 9

 

Performances:

Friday, December 10 – 7:30p

Saturday, December 11 – 7:30p

Sunday, December 12 – 6:30p

*One weekend of performances only,

 

Compensation:

Rehearsals: $250 per week

Performances: $100 per show

Total: $1,300

 

Auditions:
Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre at 263 Golden Hill St. Bridgeport, CT.

When: September 14 and September 29 from 3:00 – 9:00

Sign-up: Please sign-up HERE for an audition appointment

 

Prepare to sing 16 bars of 2 songs (one up-tempo and one ballad) of your choosing. Please bring your headshot and resume. Please also be prepared for an on-sight dance call-back.

 

LOCAL PERFORMERS ONLY (DCT does not provide housing or travel)

The Downtown Cabaret will promote a fully vaccinated workplace.  All employees will be required to be fully vaccinated prior to first day of employment and will maintain social distancing and sanitation protocols during rehearsals and performances.

For more information on DCT and upcoming productions, visit mycabaret.org

 

 

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