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Jesus Christ Superstar Auditions!

Performance Riverside
announces
AUDITIONS
for

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
Rock Opera Musical
AEA / NON-AEA

Artistic Director: Nathanael Johnson
Director: Gary Krinke
Vocal Director: Jo Monteleone
Choreographer: Brenda Castillo

AUDITIONS NOVEMBER 13-14
Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92506
Campus Map: http://www.rcc.edu/about/parking/Pages/Campus-Map.aspx. Park in “Parking Structure” (Building #36) on the corner of Magnolia & Terracina Dr.

Please prepare a brief vocal selection (rock opera style). You may perform a selection from Jesus Christ Superstar. Accompanist provided.

Monday, November 13 at Tech A (Bldg #27)
4 pm—CHILDREN’S CHOIR (BOYS, 4’0”-4’5”, ALL ETHNICITIES)
5 pm— RCC STUDENTS
6 pm—OPEN CALL VOCALS (all must attend)
7 pm—OPEN CALL DANCERS
8 pm—EQUITY

Tuesday, November 14 at Landis Performing Arts Center (Bldg #7)
4 pm—CHILDREN’S CHOIR (BOYS, 4’0”-4’5”, ALL ETHNICITIES)
5 pm—VOCAL
6 pm—DANCE
7 pm—CALL BACKS

PAY:
AEA—Guest Artist Tier II Contract (must live within 50 mile radius of the theatre).
NON-AEA—Competitive Stipend available for leads, supporting and some ensemble roles.

REHEARSALS (NON-UNION):
January 13-February 1 — Mondays through Thursdays, 6-10 pm; Saturdays 10 am-6 pm (off for MLK)

REHEARSALS (UNION):
January 22-Feburary 1— Mondays through Thursdays, 6-10 pm; Saturdays 10 am-6 pm

TECH:
February 3rd — 10 am-10 pm
February 4th — TBD

DRESS REHEARSALS:
Feb 6-8 (evening)

PERFORMANCES:
February 9 at 10am
February 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7pm
February 10, 11, 17, 18 at 2pm

CAST BREAKDOWN:

JESUS CHRIST
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, sings a2-g5. Leader of the 12 apostles. Called "son of God' and "King of the Jews." A conflicted mortal besieged by doubt. LEAD.

JUDAS
CAST: Richard Bermudez

MARY MAGDALENE
FEMALE, ANY ETHNICITY, mezzo-soprano. A female follower of Jesus who finds herself falling in love with him. She has made her living with her body. SUPPORTING.

PILATE
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, baritenor. Governor of Judea who forces the events of Jesus' crucifixion. SUPPORTING.

CAIAPHAS
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, bass who sings c#2-f-4. Commanding antagonist who sees Jesus as a threat. SUPPORTING.

ANNAS
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, Countertenor. Follower of Caiaphas. SUPPORTING.

PETER
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, Baritone. One of the apostles. Denies Jesus three times. SUPPORTING.

SIMON
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, sings g3-g4. One of the apostles who urges Jesus to lead his followers into the battle against the Romans. SUPPORTING.

HEROD
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, sings c#3-g4. King Of Galilee. Decadent, flamboyant, hilarious and savage. SUPPORTING.

APOSTLES (9)
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY. Bold followers of Jesus. Variety of vocal qualities required. Should move well - not "dancers". ENSEMBLE.

APOSTLE FOLLOWERS (12)
FEMALE, ANY ETHNICITY. Must dance well. ENSEMBLE.

CHILDREN’S CHOIR (12)
MALE, ANY ETHNICITY, 4’6” and under. Appear throughout the show. ENSEMBLE / NONPAYING.

ADULT CHOIR (30)
ANY GENDER, ANY ETHNICITY. Onstage choir members who do not dance. Time commitment is six rehearsals and all performances. ENSEMBLE/NON-PAYING.

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