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Description: Audition for Talented Dancers, October 14, 2015

Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Ave
Holding in Room 17B

October 14, 2015 (Wednesday)
Women 9:30am – 1:00p (sign in starts at 9am and is pulled at 11am)
Men 2:00pm – 5:30pm (sign in starts at 1pm and is pulled at 3pm)

Director, Entertainment Production Norwegian Cruise Line: Robert Hertenstein
Entertainment Production Company: showHive (in partnership with Norwegian Creative Studios)
Director, Entertainment Operations; Prestige: Pamela Petcash
Manager, Theatrical Operations and Casting; Norwegian: Dan LoBuono
Production Casting; Norwegian: Kai Carrier
Director: Emmett Murphy
Musical Director: Christian Tamburr
Choreographers: Jennifer Savelli and Jessica Hartman
Casting Director: Wojcik / Seay Casting

showHive® is seeking exceptional performing talent for production shows on board the Oceania Regatta. Six member cast, includes four singers and two dancers (one male, one female). The cast will present four 45 minute shows, two 3-5 minute “bumpers” and individual 20+ minute cabarets. The cast should appear as an attractive and visual cohesive group within the listed height requirements. Costumes will be elegant, formal and fashion forward – so healthy attractive, lean, fit physiques are preferred. Performers must be able to convey personality, audience connection and have deep understanding of storytelling and performance styles.

The shows will be focused on delivering intimate, authentic and unique performances in a cabaret style venue.

CONTRACT SCHEDULE:

STCW Training (Ship Safety): November 29th through Dec. 5th, 2015

Travel to Tampa: Dec. 27th 2015

Rehearsals begin: Dec. 28th, 2015

Travel to ship: Feb. 5th, 2016

End of Contract: July 25th, 2016

DANCERS:
The dancers must compliment each other physically and have an appropriate height ratio as the couple will be performing as dance and ballroom “partners” throughout each of the shows and should be appealing and functional as a couple. The dancers will be performing as a couple throughout each of the shows requiring a strong and collaborative relationship and positive professional attitude towards each other. Both dancers will perform Cruise Staff Duties as well as Performances.

MALE DANCER – Union or Non union. Height 5’9 – 6. Age 20’s – 30’s.
Seeking professionally trained dancers, with strong technique in ballet, jazz, theater dance, tap and contemporary dance styles. Partnering and ballroom experience is necessary. (Overhead lifts will not be used as stage ceiling height will restrict.) Dancers must be athletic and attractive with an affinity for performing with personality and character in theatrical and high-energy commercial style production shows.

FEMALE DANCER – Union or Non union. Height 5’4 – 5’6. Age 20’s – 30’s.
Seeking professionally trained dancers, with strong technique in ballet, jazz, theater dance, tap and contemporary dance styles. Partnering and ballroom experience is necessary. (Overhead lifts will not be used as stage ceiling height will restrict.) Dancers must be athletic and attractive with an affinity for performing with personality and character in theatrical and high-energy commercial style production shows.

**Female dancer will speak/sing “I Wanna Be Loved By You“ as a comedy bit in one of the shows. She should be able to project and sing or speak in a comedy style or Betty Boop type voice. She can sound bad, but should be funny.


Union Information:
no union jurisdiction


Salary:
$1000/week


Company:
Wojcik Seay Casting


Response Method(s):

audition

Audition Information

When:

October 14, 2015 (Wednesday)
Women 9:30am – 1:00p (sign in starts at 9am and is pulled at 11am)
Men 2:00pm – 5:30pm (sign in starts at 1pm and is pulled at 3pm)

Where:

Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Ave
Holding in Room 17B

What to Prepare:

Men should wear jazz shoes, Women should wear Character Heels. Bring your book of music to sing if you are kept and there is time. P&R stapled together as well.