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Description: Audition for Talented Singers, October 13, 2015

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

Women 9:30a-1:00p (sign in starts at 9:00am and ends at 11:00am)
Men 2:00p-5:30p (sign in starts at 1:30pm and ends at 3:30pm)

PROJECT: Norwegian Cruise Line/Oceania Cruise’s – REGATTA

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 onboard 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.

Job Start Date:
Safety Training 11/30/2015 – 12/04/2015

Rehearsals 12/28/2015

Job End Date:
7/25/2016

Union Information:
Both Union and Non-Union

Salary:
$1000.00

Company:
Wojcik Seay Casting

Audition Information

When:October 13, 2015
Women 9:30a-1:00p (sign in starts at 9:00am and ends at 11:00am)
Men 2:00p-5:30p (sign in starts at 1:30pm and ends at 3:30pm)

FYI-Typing will take place for both men and women.

Where:Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Ave
Holding in Room 17C

What to Prepare: Prepare two 16 bar cuts that show vocal style range as shown in description below

SINGERS:
Seeking four excellent and versatile singers that have professional vocal training and performance experience. Singers should be able to sing in a variety of styles, with a focus on swing, Great American Songbook, 60s Pop-Rock, R&B and Jazz. The four singers will be featured as soloists, with some harmony singing. Music reading, excellent pitch and harmony singing is required. All singers will perform Cruise Staff Duties as well as Performances.

Seeking all vocal types, but typically seeking females with a pop belt range (top range at C6) and males with pop bari-tenor or tenor range. Falsetto may be required for some roles. Height requirements: females 5’3 – 5’7” males 5’7 – 6’0”.

**Each singer will also have the opportunity to perform a 20+ minute cabaret with the live band. Singers with existing cabaret shows are preferred, however, showHive will provide cabaret charts and direction for performers who do not have a cabaret.**

MALE SINGER 1– Union or Non union. Baritone/Bari-tenor. Height 5’7 – 6’. Age mid 20’s – 40’s.
Seeking an in shape, toned physique, seasoned, attractive and charismatic male singer with a strong understanding of swing, Great American Songbook, Sinatra-era and Jazz vocal styles. Ability to pick up singer choreography, staging and social dancing styles.
Song samples: Come Fly With Me, I’ve Got the World on a String, Save the Last Dance for Me, Life is Bowl of Cherries, Born to Be Wild

MALE SINGER 2 – Union or Non union. Contemp. & soulful pop tenor/bari-tenor style voice. Height 5’7 – 6’. Age 20’s – 30’s
Seeking an in shape, toned physique, youthful, energetic and dynamic male singer. Singer should have an understanding of the following musical styles: 60s Pop/Rock, Motown, R&B and contemporary musical theater. Ability to pick up complex choreography, staging and social dancing styles.
Song samples: Stay with Me, Route 66, Won’t You Charleston with Me, Ooh, Baby Baby (Smokey Robinson), Uptight (Everything’s Alright)

FEMALE SINGER 1 – Union or Non union. Alto or Soprano belt voice w/ head voice / mix. Height 5’3 – 5’7. Age mid 20’s – 30’s.
Seeking an in shape, toned physique, seasoned, attractive and sophisticated female singer with a strong understanding of swing, Great American Songbook, 20-30’s vocal styles, cabaret and Jazz. Ability to pick up singer choreography, staging and social dancing styles. Must have an enigmatic “star quality“ and personality.
Song samples: Fever, Unforgettable, Sway, All that Jazz, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

FEMALE SINGER 2 – Union or Non union. Contemp. & soulful pop belt style voice. Height 5’3 – 5’7. Age 20’s – 30’s.
Seeking a youthful, energetic and dynamic female singer. Singer should have an understanding of the following musical styles: 60s Pop/Rock, Motown, R&B and contemporary musical theater. Ability to pick up complex choreography, staging and social dancing styles.
Song samples: I Wanna Dance with Somebody, Candy Man, Cheek to Cheek, Accentuate the Positive, Conga, Someone to Watch Over Me, Mama Said, Son of A Preacher Man