BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story (Musical) - QLD

Queensland, Australia

The smash hit musical Buddy - Auditions open

BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story (Musical) - QLD

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

Phoenix Ensemble is auditioning for their musical 'Buddy'. Please apply now to book your time.

Information night will be May 3rd.

To help you prepare for auditions, the production team has prepared some information about what they’re looking for.

If you wish to audition for a specific role, you will need to prepare one or more songs from the musical as listed in below. For other roles, prepare a song that you know well that is similar in style to the music in Buddy (60's rock'n'roll).
Please bring backing music or advise before audition if you require backing please advise on booking.
Auditions will involve a cold read and a dance audition (a simple movement sequence as part of the general audition for non-dancing roles). Please wear appropriate clothing i.e. stretch, NOT jeans or dresses, and appropriate shoes.

SONG LIST:
Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
That’ll Be the Day
Peggy Sue
Johnny B. Goode
Oh Boy
Raining in my Heart
Will you still Love me Tomorrow

Roles that involve playing an instrument: You will need to bring your instrument with you (e.g. Guitar etc.) Drums and keyboard will be available on the day.
There will be general auditions for all parts. People auditioning for particular parts may also be required to attend a group audition.

We shall define the show around the talent which is available. Experience and training are not necessary but ability is a prerequisite for this show.

Show will open on August 10th.

Payment details: no pay

Applications to this casting call require:
  • A phone number

Buddy Holly

BUDDY HOLLY
Electric Guitar Singer-songwriter and star from Lubbock, Texas. Buddy is intelligent, charismatic. Must play guitar, sing and act. A feel for Rock ‘n’ Roll would be an advantage. Some serious star potential must have a desire to live as a rock ‘n’ roll superstar every night.

Males, aged 18 to 40 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

JOE B MAULDIN

Double Bass Double Bass player from Lubbock, Texas. Serious, square young man with musical ability. Ability to sing and act as well as play as he is one of the Crickets.

Males, aged 18 to 40 from Queensland, Australia

  • Minimum Double Bass ability: Beginner

all roles below

MARIA ELENA HOLLY
Classy and well- educated. Has a Spanish accent.
J.P. RICHARDSON – THE BIG BOPPER
A former DJ, he is a Texan with an irrepressible larger-than-life character. Ability to command the stage on his own as a single performer. His key song is “Chantilly Lace”. Must be able to act, ability to play a musical instrument an advantage but not prohibitive.

Any gender, aged 18 to 65 from Queensland, Australia

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience - Previous unpaid speaking roles

Previous audition:
Singer/s wanted to front songs - UK

Next audition:
Dallas female market manager/spokesmodel that loves video games needed asap

Listing created: 20 March 2012

Applications closed: 15 May 2012

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