Wednesday, November 14, 2012

AUDITIONS: Clark College Announces Auditions for "RENT"

Auditions will be held on December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. and December 3, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Decker Theater in Clark College's Frost Arts Center. No appointment is necessary. Directed by H. Gene Biby.

 Maps & driving directions.

Resume and headshot photos, while appreciated, are not necessary. Please prepare a 2-3 minute song in the style of the show and bring your own sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. (No tapes, CD music, or a cappella singing.) There will be movement, so dress to dance. No callbacks are scheduled at this time.

For further information contact director H. Gene Biby.

Performance dates: February 22 & 23 and March 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9, 2013

Cast size: Medium (11-20), Flexible

Cast Type: Ensemble Cast - Many featured roles

Dance requirement: Minimal

Character Breakdown:

  • ANGEL DUMOTT SCHUNARD, a transvestite street drummer infected with HIV. Incredible dancer with a magnetic personality. C3 - A4 Tenor
  • BENJAMIN COFFIN III, wealthy landlord of Mark and Roger's building. Benny wants to start a multimedia studio. Eb3 - F4 Tenor
  • JOANNE JEFFERSON, a headstrong public interest lawyer, and Maureen's lover. Bb3 - E5 Alto
  • MARK COHEN, a filmmaker and video artist, determined to capture "real" life on film. Roger's roommate. C#3 - G4 Tenor
  • MAUREEN JOHNSON, a performance artist and Mark's ex-girlfriend. C4 - F5 Soprano Belt
  • MIMI MARQUEZ, a dancer with AIDS and a drug problem. Desperate for a place to feel safe and protected. F#3 - E5 Alto
  • ROGER DAVIS, an edgy, struggling musician who's HIV+. He hopes to write one last meaningful song before he dies. B2 - A4 Tenor
  • TOM COLLINS, an HIV+ computer genius who has recently returned to New York after an absence. Has a deep capacity for love and understanding.F#2 - A4 Baritenor 
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