Kinky Boots Auditions

Monday, 14 August 2017

Kinky Boots Auditions

BREAKING NEWS - KINKY BOOTS COMES TO THE FUGARD THEATRE IN 2019 – CALL FOR AUDITIONS!  
 
Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre present a brand new, original South African Premiere Production of the multiple Tony award-winning, huge-hearted smash hit musical - Kinky Boots - at the Fugard Theatre in the winter of 2019!
 
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Tony Award for Best Choreography and Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical - Kinky Boots has played to sold out houses on Broadway and in the West End since 2013. This mega hit is a must see for all Musical Theatre fans!
 
The Fugard Theatre and the all South African Creative team are looking for the perfect South African cast. First round auditions take place in November 2017!
 
Featuring an exuberant, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein, the Fugard Theatre’s Kinky Boots isbrought to you by the same creative team that brought you the Fugard Theatre's The Rocky Horror Show, Cabaret, Funny Girl and West Side Story; direction by Matthew Wild, musical direction by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and choreography by Louisa Talbot.
 
We will need the perfect cast to dazzle audiences and bring this brand new South African production to life. Auditions will be held in JHB and CPT in the last week of November 2017. To be considered for an audition, please email your CV to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with the subject Kinky Boots and whether you are JHB or CPT based. These auditions are open to ANYONE in South Africa who has musical theatre experience or training.
 
Deadline for CV submissions: 18 September 2017
 
Should you be successful in securing a first round audition slot you will be contacted via email no later than 30 September 2017.
 
Kinky Boots is presented by the Fugard Theatre by special arrangement with MIRAMAX and DALRO.
 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
 
Please note that all performers need to be able to sing, dance and act.
 
CHARLIE PRICE - Late twenties. A bit confused, a bit unfocused, a hero hiding under a victim’s mantle. Rock belt.


 

YOUNG CHARLIE - This is our lead as a seven year old boy. Lost, quiet, reflective. He works in the opening and closing sequences.


 

LOLA/SIMON - Early thirties. A prize fighter’s physique draped in satin. A heterosexual cross-dresser with a killer voice and winning ways.


 

YOUNG LOLA/SIMON - This is LOLA as a ten year old boy who already knows he’s destined to wear high heels.


 

NICOLA - Twenties. Charlie’s long-term girlfriend. Driven, uncompromising. Pop voice.


 

LAUREN - Twenties. Beautiful and strong working class girl. Belt and pop.


 

DON - Lola’s nemesis. Burly hyper-masculine bear of a factory worker.


 

PAT - Officious office manager who will let loose her wild side when allowed. Lola’s love interest.


 

TRISH - Factory worker with a husband and kids to worry over.


 

GEORGE - Factory manager keeping up traditions. Reserved.


 

MALE ENSEMBLE:
 
THE ANGELS - These are the drag performers who populate THE BLUE ANGEL NIGHTCLUB. This ain’t a job for no wall-flowers.
MR PRICE - Charlie’s father in the opening and closing sequences. A PUB PATRON, FACTORY WORKER and more during the rest of the show.
SIMON SR - Lola’s father. An unforgiving tower of anger. HE works in the opening, and two scenes in ACT TWO. Otherwise he will play the HOMELESS MAN, A FACTORY WORKER etc.
HARRY - A contemporary of Charlie’s but his opposite. HARRY is successful, self aware and confident. During the rest of the show he will be a FACTORY WORKER, PHOTOGRAPHER etc.
RICHARD BAILEY - Nicola’s boss. An overtly attractive and successful man. One of the HOOLIGANS in Act One. Otherwise, FACTORY WORKER etc.
HOOLIGANS, PUB PATRONS, CLUB PATRONS, REFEREE, PHOTOGRAPHERS etc.


FEMALE ENSEMBLE
:
FEMALE FACTORY WORKERS, MILAN STAGE MANAGER, PUB PATRONS.

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