CASTING CALL for THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!
The Theater League of Clifton announces auditions for their Fall Musical – “Thoroughly Modern Millie”. Seeking ‘triple threats’ and actors who sing, for all of the “Chic, Unique and quite Adorable” roles. A cast of at least 25 is being sought including ensemble roles and tap dancers.
Show dates November 3,4,5 10,11,12 2017. Audition dates: Wed. June 14, 7:00-9:30 pm. Sun. June 18, 1:00—4:00 pm. Tuesday, June 20, 7:00– 9:30pm for call backs and scheduled auditions. Auditions will all be held at ATC Studios 68 Union Ave, Clifton NJ.
The story is set in Manhattan 1922. A gutsy Millie Dillmount arrives to fulfil her modern and chic life dreams, which quickly dissolve into reality. She gets mugged, falls in love (“modern” don’t do that), lives in a seedy hotel run by an actress-turned-villain and encounters all the big city has to offer. Her adventures include meeting up with quite a wide variety of interesting people. Principal roles include:
Millie Dilmount 20-25 Spunky modern woman
Jimmy Smith 20-30 suave city slicker
Mrs. Meers 45-55 Hotel Manager
Dorothy Brown 20-25 Naïve wealthy roommate to Millie
Ching Ho 18-25 Chinese Hotel worker brother to Bun Foo
Bun Foo 20-30 Chinese Hotel worker brother to Ching Ho
Miss Flannery 35-45 Insurance Office Manager
Trevor Graydon 30-40 Insurance Executive
Muzzy Van Hussmere 35-45 Black Glamorous Night Club Performer
Secondary roles include 8-10 female roles and 8-10 male roles in the hotel, office, polices and for Muzzy’s boys. Also seeking speed tappists for the office and few older celebrity roles.
Open auditions for all roles. Please prepare a song in the style of the show. Sides will be provided at auditions. Please dress to move, choreography will be taught at auditions.
Director: Kathleen Kellaigh. Musical Director: Jalmari Vanamo. Choreographer: Judi Niebuhr. Stage Manager: Tara Freifeld. For more role information and vocal ranges
or call 973-928-7668