HEARTS: Health & Arts is looking for 9 non-union actors (any age, race, gender, body type, ability) for our First Tour 2019 of Nightingale: A Musical Play Regarding the Life & Passion of Miss Florence Nightingale by Pamela Gerke.

Rehearsals will begin January 2019, with a possible read-thru rehearsal in mid-December, based on actor availability. This is a touring production, so actors are required to have reliable transportation. Touring performances around Seattle will begin February 15 and run through mid-March. Actors will be asked to keep Friday and Saturday evenings open through the middle of March, until all tour dates are scheduled. Any actor conflicts at the time of auditions will be noted.

Email Rachel Rene at rachel.araucto@gmail.com to sign up for an hour-long audition slot, where you will be reading, singing, and moving with other actors. In your email, please list your preferred audition days/times. Please prepare one song that shows off your acting ability (you will need to bring sheet music in the correct key). Auditions will consist of: singing your song for the directors, learning a song with other artists, cold readings from the script, and a short movement piece (please dress comfortably and wear shoes that are not clunky).

Audition/Interview Dates:  Tuesday, December 4, 7-10 pm; Saturday, December 8, 12-4 pm. Possible callbacks on Tuesday, December 11, 6:30-10 pm.

Audition Requirements:  One prepared song that shows acting ability (bring sheet music in your desired key). Cold readings from script (sides will be provided at audition). Learning a short musical selection. Short dance/movement piece.

Address/location of audition:  Admiral Church in West Seattle (4320 SW Hill St, Seattle 98116).

Monetary compensation:  $150, plus additional compensation for performances added to the schedule throughout the run.

Breakdown/Casting Needs: 9 actors (any age, race, gender, body type), to play multiple roles.

  • 3 sopranos/mezzo sopranos
  • 2 altos
  • 2 tenors
  • 2 baritones (or 1 baritone, 1 bass)