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Volunteer Singer/Actors wanted for RENT Musical

at Bare Naked Theatre - Melbourne

Audition’s For BARE NAKED THEATRE’S Production Of RENT

Ensemble and Lead/Principal Roles Available – See Cast Requirements listed below

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Performance Details

2 – 12 March 2016
Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park

This is an UNPAID opportunity

Rehearsal Details

Intensive: Mon – Thurs,18 – 21 Jan 10am – 3pm
General: Saturdays 12pm – 5pm (23 Jan – 27 Feb)

Principals & Support:
General: Tues & Thurs 10am – 3pm , 19 Jan – 25 Feb
Occasional: Saturdays 12pm – 5pm (23 Jan – 27 Feb)

ALL: Must be available for technical rehearsals Monday 29 Feb and Tues 1 March


To book an on site audition (essential for principal and supporting roles), please email production assistant, Emily Cherry with the following: – Principals & Supporting: CV and headshot (or simple photograph) – Ensemble: an introduction about yourself (short bio or blurb) and photograph – your availability for Saturday 28 November.

For online ensemble auditions, please email Emily Cherry with the following: – an introduction about yourself (short bio or blurb) OR a CV – a video recording of the full audition (see below) – Auditionees must be available for an on site callback audition if required.

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Audition Requirements

Prepare an extract of two songs (approximately 1 minute each): 1 from musical theatre and 1 from the rock/pop genre. The songs are to be sung a capella.

A short monologue of choice (approx 1 minute)

Auditions to be Held

Scout Hall. 12-16 Lake Road, Blackburn

First round: Online & Saturday 28 November

Callbacks: Saturday 5 December or Saturday 12 December

Cast Requirements


Fringe Dwellers, Homeless Men & Women; Junkies, Parents, Support Group
Actors Required: Male & Female, 15 – 99*

  • If under 18, you must provide written permission from a parent or guardian, along with a contact number for verification.

Principals and Supporting

Roger Davis
A struggling musician and former drug addict. Roommates with Mark in the loft and battles with being HIV-positive.
Actor Required: Male, 30 – 45 yrs old
Range: F2 – A4

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.
Actor Required: Male, 25 – 40 yrs old
Range: A2 – G4

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.
Actor Required: Male, 30-45 yrs old
Range: F#2 – A4

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.
Actor Required: Male, 30 – 45 yrs old
Range: Bb2 – F#4

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.
Actor Required: Female, 25-45 yrs old
Range: G3 – E5

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.
Actor Required: Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: C3 – A4

Maureen Johnson
An unpredictably zany performance artist. Maureen oozes sexuality and used to live in the loft. She has recently dumped Mark for Joanne.
Actor Required: Female, 25-45 yrs old
Range: C4 – F5

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Published 22-10-2015