Auditions

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Audition Notice:

5th Wall Theatre’s production of The Toxic Avenger
Book and Lyrics Joe DiPietro; Music & Lyrics by David Bryan
Directed by Keith Fitzgerald
Musical Direction by Starlet Knight
Choreographed by Emily Berg Poff-Dandridge
Jul 7th – 30th, 2017

The directors are seeking to create an Ensemble of 5 men and women with Strong Voices and Comedic ability according to the breakdowns below.  Auditions are by appointment Sunday January 15th from 7-10 pm at DIVERSITY RICHMOND (formerly the Gay Community Center of Richmond) 1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA 23220 with Callbacks on Monday January 16th from 7-10 Also at DIVERSITY RICHMOND.

Those auditioning should prepare and sing 32 bars from a song of their choice from a Pop/Rock Musical, and be prepared to read from sides provided.  Please bring sheet music for the accompanist (properly Marked), in addition to a headshot and resume.  All roles are paid. Rehearsals will begin in May.

Email carol@5thwalltheatre.org to schedule an appointment.  No phone calls please!

Black Dude
Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as PROFESSOR KEN, SLUGGO the bully, LITTLE OLD LADY, and SHINEQUA the friend. Physically versatile with strong dialects.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: D6 – bottom: A3

Mayor Babs Belgoody / Ma Ferd / Nun
As the Mayor, she is corrupt and scheming. Accepts loads of cash in return for storing the toxic waste. Set on one day being the governor of New Jersey by any means necessary.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: G5 – bottom: G3

Melvin Ferd The Third/toxic Avenger
Always trying to be the hero, but he isn’t very good at it until he is turned into the Toxic Avenger. Determined to save New Jersey from toxic waste. He is a nerd but prone to bouts of rage in the face of corruption. Sensitive. In love with Sarah.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: C6 – bottom: D4

Sarah The Blind Librarian
Blind. The classic heroine. Very sexy and sensual. Always speaks exactly what’s on her mind. An aspiring writer of graphic romance novels.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: E5 – bottom: G3

White Dude
Appears as numerous supporting roles, both male and female, such as DR. FISHBEIN, BOZO the bully, SAL the cop, and LORENZO the hairdresser.
Gender: Male or Female
Age: 20 to 35
Vocal range top: B5- bottom: A3