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"Ain't Too Proud", Role Pays: $2168/wk - Open Call - New York City, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1609815
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
New York City, NY - 10018
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$2,168.00 per Week
Release Date
2-5-2020
Audition Date
2-21-2020
Expiration Date
2-20-2020
Casting Category
Theatre - Equity (Union)
Market(s)
New York City, NY | Philadelphia, PA

Audition Description

Follow The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame—how they met, how they rose, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest.

PREPARATION:
- Please wear clothes you can move in and bring sneakers/dress shoes. Women should please bring character heels.
- Please bring your own Motown song in case you are asked to stay and sing.
- Please bring a picture and resume, STAPLED TOGETHER.

  • Role #1 - Berry Gordy

    [ENSEMBLE] – The Chairman! The founder of Motown and a man who needs no introduction. Strong mover. This is a very featured ensemble track.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 30 - 49
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #2 - Dennis Edwards

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – Lead singer of The Temptations after David Ruffin. A vocal powerhouse with the ego to match. Also plays STRAIGHT TALK FELLA and DELIVERY MAN. TENOR/BARI– gospel sound a plus & strong dancer; ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #3 - Eldbridge Bryant

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – An original member of the group who didn\'t last long due to his hot temper. Also plays NORMAN WHITFIELD, a writer of some of the Temps\' biggest hits, et. al. TENOR & strong dancer; ENSEMBLE. This character is African American.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #4 - Richard Street

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – An aspiring singer who stepped in at certain performances until becoming a full-fledged member later on in The Temps\' career. TENOR & strong dancer; Also plays OFFSTAGE GANG. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #5 - Smokey Robinson

    [ENSEMBLE& OTHERS] – The Temptations\' songwriter that put the group on the map. A legendary singer in his own right. Strong TENOR & strong dancer. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #6 - Lamont

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – Otis Williams\' son. Strong TENOR and strong dancer. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 29
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #7 - Shelly Berger

    [ENSEMBLE] – Not your typical Motown manager. Character man; His quick wit and level head helps The Temptations achieve their success. Also plays JUDGE and TV ANNOUNCER. Strong TENOR a plus;
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 20 - 49
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #8 - Josephine

    [ENSEMBLE] – Otis\' teenage wife who grows up fast. She takes care of their son while he\'s on the road. Alto/V. high belt & strong dancer. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #9 - Dian Ross

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] Strong singer & dancer. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 30
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #10 - Mary Wilson

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – A member of The Supremes who dated Melvin. Also plays MAMA ROSE, et al. SOPRANO BELTER & strong dancer; ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #11 - Tammi Terrell

    [ENSEMBLE & OTHERS] – A singer in Motown who had a tumultuous relationship with David Ruffin. Also plays JOHNNIE MAE, et al. SOPRANO & strong dancer. ENSEMBLE.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #12 - Offstage Male Swings

    Will understudy some of the Five Classic Temps and cover various specialty ensemble tracks. Strong singers and dancers.
    Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #13 - Offstage Female

    Offstage Female Swings - To cover the female ensemble. Strong singers and dancers.
    Seeking 5 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #14 - Otis Williams

    (PRINCIPAL, COVER ONLY) – Founder and last surviving original member of The Temptations. Never the flashiest performer, but always the rock of the group. A stand-up guy, tough, with a big heart and deep conscience. BARITONE; Strong mover.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 30 - 49
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #15 - David Ruffin

    (PRINCIPAL, COVER ONLY) – Lead singer of The Temptations after Al, helped take the group to the top of the charts. As electric on stage as \"lightning in a bottle.\" Maybe the most charismatic front man in pop music history. Also plays GUARD. LEAD TENOR & strong dancer.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #16 - Melvin Franklin

    (PRINCIPAL, COVER ONLY) – Loved his Mama. The bass of the group and one of the first members Otis recruited. Nicknamed \"Blue\" because of his fondness for the color, Melvin was incredibly loyal to the group and, particularly, Otis. BASS & strong dancer.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #17 - Eddie Kendricks

    (PRINCIPAL, COVER ONLY) – Friends with Paul since elementary school, Eddie created most of the group\'s vocal arrangements and served as wardrobe manager. Outspoken. Loved cornbread so much, they nicknamed him \"Corn.\" STRONG FALSETTO & Strong Dancer.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020
  • Role #18 - Paul Williams

    (PRINCIPAL, COVER ONLY) – No relation to Otis, Paul was one of the founding members of the Temptations and the group\'s resident choreographer. Well-liked and kind, but unable to cope with his own demons. STRONG DANCER.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 20 - 39
    Expiration Date: Feb 20, 2020

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