Skip to main content

Auditions and Show Opportunities

Bhangin’ It

The Huntington is now casting their upcoming production of Bhangin’ It! Please see submission requirements below: 

Equity video submissions (principal)

Huntington Theatre Company | Boston, MA

Notice: Submission

To view this information as a PDF, please click here.

 

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
$1,096 weekly minimum (LORT B+)

SEEKING
Equity actors for principal roles in BHANGIN’ IT (see breakdown).

The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages actors of all backgrounds and abilities to audition.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. Submit at https://forms.gle/gYF51WH3abVgYcKv8 . Upload your headshot/resume (as a combined PDF) and a link to your audition (preferably unlisted YouTube/private Vimeo with “huntington” as the password.) Total audition should not exceed three minutes. Deadline: June 27th at 12:00pm EDT.

Deadline: 06/27/2022

PERSONNEL
Book by: Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza
Music and Lyrics by: Sam Willmott
Additional Music: Deep Singh
Director: Stafford Arima
Choreographer: Rujuta Vaidya

Viewing auditions:
Rosalind Bevan, Casting & Producing Associate
Carla Mirabal Rodríguez, Artistic Assistant
Alaine Alldaffer (C.S.A.), Casting Director
Lisa Donadio, Casting Director

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Tech Begins: Saturday, November 26, 2022
First Preview: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Opening: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Closing: Sunday, January 15, 2022

OTHER
If you have any questions, and prefer calling, you can reach Carla Mirabal Rodríguez at 617-273-1531 or casting@huntingtontheatre.org.

Due to COVID-19, for remote audience access and to allow for social distancing during live performances, Huntington Theatre Company plans to record each production and make a recording available for ticket-buyers in accordance with the LORT-Equity Extended Media Side Letter.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please perform a brief contemporary musical theatre or pop song. You may also use the accompaniment at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2gu9i9erw2k82mc/AADZm9-qr6iE7DvzfvauTowLa?dl=0 . Additionally, prepare the dance combination at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1qaeHYqWRo0Tt96zlnQBU7U9mUslZ6frK .

Optional: If you have a dance specialty you would like to showcase (Bollywood, Kathak, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Ballet, etc) feel free to send an additional video demonstrating your abilities.

SEEKING:

MARY – 20s, character portrayed as female, mixed-race (South Asian/White). Our heroine. Positive attitude, figuring out where she fits in the world, occasional fits of imposter syndrome. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bhangra, Bollywood, and Kathak a plus. Mezzo with strong mix-belt and strong mix (F3-E5).

SUNITA – CAST – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, South Asian-American. Ride or die BFFs with Mary, anti-authoritarian visual artist/pharmacology major. Strong mover. Mezzo-alto with strong mix-belt (F3-Eb5).

PREETI – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, Punjabi/South Asian-American. A nononsense sophomore who’s proud of Bhangra’s Punjabi roots. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Pop mezzo with strong mix-belt and strong mix (G3-B4)

BILLY – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, Afro-Latine/Latine. The team DJ, Mary’s love interest, a music nerd who shares Mary’s journey navigating multiple cultures. Strong dancer. Baritenor with pop sensibilities (A2-G4).

REKHA – 40s-60s (as cast) character portrayed as female, Indian immigrant who has lived in the US for 20 years. A Bollywood performer turned restaurateur. Mary’s prickly mentor. Strong Dancer; specifically in the classical Indian dance form, Kathak; and experience in Bollywood; and Bhangra. Bright alto (F#3-C5).

Equity Video Submissions (chorus)

Huntington Theatre Company | Boston, MA

To view this information as a PDF, please click here.

 

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
$1,096 weekly minimum (LORT B+)

SEEKING
Equity actors for chorus roles in BHANGIN’ IT (see breakdown).

The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages actors of all backgrounds and abilities to audition.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
SEE PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS IN BREAKDOWN. Submit at https://forms.gle/by5x2sN3r6mTLJpm7. Upload your headshot/resume (as a combined PDF) and a link to your audition (preferably Unlisted YouTube/ Private Vimeo with “huntington” as the password.) Total audition should not exceed three minutes.

Deadline: 07/01/2022

PERSONNEL
Book by: Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza
Music and Lyrics by: Sam Willmott
Additional music by: Deep Singh
Director: Stafford Arima
Choreographer: Rujuta Vaidya

Viewing auditions:
Rosalind Bevan, Casting & Producing Associate
Carla Mirabal Rodríguez, Artistic Assistant
Alaine Alldaffer (C.S.A.), Casting Director
Lisa Donadio, Casting Director
Vaibu Mohan, Casting Consultant

DATES
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Tech Begins: Saturday, November 26, 2022
First Preview: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Opening: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Closing: Sunday, January 15, 2022

OTHER
Due to COVID-19, for remote audience access and to allow for social distancing during live performances, Huntington Theatre Company plans to record each production and make a recording available for ticket-buyers in accordance with the LORT-Equity Extended Media Side Letter.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS:

DANCERS: Prepare the dance combination at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1qaeHYqWRo0Tt96zlnQBU7U9mUslZ6frK . Optional: If you have a dance specialty you would like to showcase (Bollywood, Kathak, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Ballet, etc) feel free to send an additional video demonstrating your abilities.

SINGERS: Perform a brief contemporary musical theatre or pop song. You may also use the accompaniment at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2gu9i9erw2k82mc/AADZm9- qr6iE7DvzfvauTowLa?dl=0.

SEEKING:
AMIT (ROLE CAST) – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, South Asian-American. Charismatic, sensitive but conflict-avoiding team captain of the TIGRES Bhangra team. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Tenor with pop sensibilities and style (C3-F#4).

GOBIND (ROLE CAST) – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, Sikh Punjabi/South Asian- American. An upbeat, turban-wearing chemistry major. He loves Bhangra with all his heart and also his two left feet Strong mover. Tenor (C3-Ab4). COVER POTENTIALS: Mohan/Big Bob/Varun.

LILY – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, Black, Muslim. A shy hijab-wearing math nerd.Strong mover with solid Ballet and jazz experience. Lyric soprano with solid mix and strong mixbelt(Bb3-Eb5).

CONSTANCE (ROLE CAST) – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, Asian-American. A flighty flaky fashionista. Strong mover. Soprano with strong mix (Bb3-Eb5).

JAKE (ROLE CAST) – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, Black. Gay basketball player, who acts like he’s above it all, but is a true team player. Strong mover. Baritenor (Eb3-F4).

WALLACE – 50s-60s (as cast) character portrayed as male, White. Sunita’s faculty advisor, a widower trying to get back into the world. Strong mover. Baritenor (Eb3-F4).

NOAH – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, Jewish. An adorably over-eager team player who makes up for dance skill with enthusiasm. Strong mover. Lyric tenor (Bb2-Ab4).

SHETAL – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, South Asian-American. LOVES hanging with other Desis, hates conflict. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Mezzo-soprano. (Bb3-Eb5) COVER POTENTIAL: Rekha.

SHILPA – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, South Asian-American. Precision dancer, relishes competition, best friends with Shetal. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Mezzo-alto (Bb3-Db5). COVER POTENTIAL: Rekha

BIG BOB – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, South Asian-American. Big-hearted super senior. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; HipHop. Baritenor (Eb3-F4).

MOHAN – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, Sikh Punjabi/South Asian-American. TurbanWearing, sensitive feminist. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Tenor (Gb3-Ab4). COVER POTENTIALS: Big Bob/Amit

VARUN – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as male, South Asian-American. Bro-y, strong independent streak. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Tenor (Gb3-Ab4). COVER POTENTIALS: Big Bob/Amit

NEW MARY – 20s (as cast) character portrayed as female, mixed-race (South Asian/White). Freshman brought on as a ringer to replace Mary, defers to the group. Strong dancer, experience in Indian styles of Bollywood; Bhangra; Kathak; Hip-Hop. Mezzo, strong belt (Bb3- Db5). COVER POTENTIAL: Mary/Preeti


 

General Submissions

Electronic copies of your headshot and resume can be sent to casting@huntingtontheatre.org. Hard copies may be mailed to:

Rosalind Bevan
Casting & Producing Associate
Huntington Theatre Company
560 Harrison Ave, Suite 504
Boston, MA 02118

 

Please‚ no phone calls.

For more information about theatre in Boston and other audition opportunities‚ please visit the StageSource web site.