An American In Paris - NYC EPA


An American In Paris - NYC EPA

Paris Across America, LLC
Gaithersburg, MD

Job Details




An American In Paris - NYC EPA


Call Type: EPA

Short Engagement Touring
$992/week current min.

Produced by Paris Across America LLC / Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan, Roy Furman
Director/Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Music & Lyrics: George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin
Book: Craig Lucas
Music Supervisor: Todd Ellison
Associate Director/Choreographer: Dontee Kiehn
Executive Producer: 101 Productions Ltd. / Chris Morey
General Management: Troika / Karen Berry
Casting by Telsey + Company

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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 attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

For the currently running SETA Tour production, seeking possible future replacements. See breakdown.


Male, 20s. Must be an EXCELLENT ballet dancer who also has strong jazz ability. Attractive, masculine, and charismatic, Jerry is an American GI who chooses to stay in Paris to study painting and further his artistic aspirations. He is charming, spontaneous, and playful yet still a bit callow. Singing and acting experience a plus, but elite ballet dancers may attend regardless of prior singing/acting experience. PRINCIPAL

Female, late teens to 20s. Must be an EXCELLENT ballet dancer. Beautiful, ethereal, elegant and expressive, Lise is quite guarded after the time she spent in hiding during the Nazi occupation of France. She is very passionate, yet private with a profound inner dignity. Singing and acting ability a plus, but elite ballet dancers may attend regardless of prior singing/acting experience. PRINCIPAL


Male, early 20s, Jewish, excellent actor and baritone singer, comfortable with some dance, specifically basic tap. Adam is an American GI, wounded in the war, walks with a limp; classically trained composer who struggles to find his authentic voice as an artist. PRINCIPAL

Male, late 20s. Excellent actor and singer (tenor or baritenor). Should have some dance ability, specifically some tap. Henri is the handsome son of wealthy Parisians. Light hearted, raised to assume his father’s position of power, Henri secretly longs to be a song and dance man. Deeply in love with Lise. PRINCIPAL

Female, 30. Excellent actor and singer (soprano/mix). Should have some dance ability. Milo is an American heiress and art partron who is attractive and bold; a free spirit who knows what she wants. PRINCIPAL

Female, 50s. Excellent actor with fantastic comic timing. Must be comfortable with some singing and dancing. Henri’s dry, uptight mother, obsessed with appearances, and while commonly self-righteous, she wants the best for her loved ones. PRINCIPAL



Audition Information


Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507

16th floor

Friday, October 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30


Please prepare a short an up-tempo or ballad from or in the style of the Great American Songbook (Gershwin, Porter, Berlin, Kern, etc.). Bring an updated picture/resume stapled together and sheet music in the appropriate key.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult