RENT AUDITION
INFORMATION

Director – Keri Boe

Assistant Director – Kelly Sekuterski

Music Director – Royce Phillips

Asst Music Director – Mitchell Belusko

Choreographer – Stephanie Whiting

 

AUDITION DATES & TIMES ** Auditions by appointment only**

Sign-up for an audition spot here: CFTA Rent Audition Signup

Audition form can be completed here: CFTA Rent Audition Form

Sunday, November 6 - 6pm – 9:30pm

Monday, November 7 - 7pm – 9:30pm

Tuesday, November 8 - 7pm – CALLBACKS IF NEEDED

 

  • Prepare a 1-minute song in the style of the show. Accompanist will be provided, or you may use a tablet or phone for a track.

  • Dress to move in case you are asked to stay for a dance audition. Not everyone will be asked to stay and dance.

  • This show is ages 21+ - you must be 21 prior to show opening

  • If callbacks are needed, you will be notified the evening of Monday November 7th if you are being asked to callbacks on Tuesday November 8th.

REHEARSALS

  • First rehearsal is Sunday, November 13th at 6pm

  • Rehearsals will be Sundays (6-930pm), Tues, Thurs (7pm-9:30pm) with some potential Saturday rehearsals.

  • Tech week is February 5th – February 9th - NO CONFLICTS ARE ALLOWED DURING TECH – there are no exceptions to this

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

 

Roger Davis

A struggling musician and former drug addict. He is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 25

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: F2

 

Mark Cohen

Filmmaker and video artist. Knee deep in his own soul-searching, Mark is the typical young artist. He and Roger are roommates in the loft. A bit of a nerd.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: A2

 

Tom Collins

A computer genius and liberal professor. He is a nurturer with a smooth and relaxed disposition. Used to be a roommate in the loft and is HIV-positive.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: F#2

 

Benjamin Coffin III

The landlord of Mark and Roger's apartment building. A former roommate in the loft, Benny traded in his personal morals for power and wealth.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

 

Joanne Jefferson

A public interest lawyer and headstrong lesbian. She is smart and purposeful in all her decisions. Carries on a tumultuous relationship with Maureen.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Angel Dumott Schunard

The eccentric HIV-positive street drummer. A drag queen with an incredible gift of dance and a magnetic personality. He becomes Tom's lover.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: C3

 

Mimi Marquez

An HIV-positive stripper with drug addictions. Slender and sickly, she conceals it all at her job in the local strip club. She lives in the same building as the loft.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 21

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

 

Maureen Johnson

An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 25

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Ensemble - 4 Men and 4 Women

Homeless Men & Women; Junkies, Parents (Mrs. Cohen, Mr. & Mrs. Jefferson); Support Group (Steve, Gordon)

 

CAST TOTAL – 16

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