Red Mountain Theatre Company is requesting submissions for a Male second ensemble/chorus for our production of Porgy and Bess.
Rehearsals for this production will begin January 14th, 2020 and the show will run from Friday, February 7th-Sunday, February 23rd. Performances will be Thurs-Sat evenings at 7:30 PM, and Sat-Sun at 2:00 PM
We are seeking to cast a total of four (4) African American males: two (2) true tenors and two (2) true basses. These performers will have a light rehearsal schedule and will be offered an honorarium for their participation. LOCAL HIRE ONLY.
Auditions are by submission only. Please submit your headshot, resume, and a self-tape of you singing the cuts provided below. Submissions must be made by December 5.
PLEASE be sure to first read the notes provided by our musical director.
About the show:
Known worldwide as a masterpiece and “An American Folk Opera,” Porgy and Bess was George Gershwin’s final work for the musical stage. Based on DuBose and Dorothy Heyward’s play Porgy, Porgy and Bess combines elements of jazz, classical, and American folk music. Musical numbers include “Summertime,” “A Woman Is a Sometime Thing,” “My Man’s Gone Now,” “I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “Bess, You Is My Woman Now,” and “I’m On My Way.”
Submissions or questions must be emailed to our company manager, Rachael Pike, at firstname.lastname@example.org.