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Musical Theatre Performers Required for NZ Tour of Madagascar The Musical

Musical Theatre Performers Required for NZ Tour of Madagascar The Musical

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Theatre & Musicals

We are looking for energetic, musical theatre triple threat performers to join the cast of Madagascar The Musical.

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Performers must be available exclusively from the 7th of June 2021 to 23 August 2021 for rehearsals and performance dates. (Potential additional weeks in October 2021).

Job payment

Paid - All roles are paid in line with industry standards


Alex

Alex, the lion, is the main attraction at the Central Park Zoo and undoubtedly “The King of New York City”. Oozing with charm and a magnetic quality of a showman. He’s a fun-loving fella whose devotion to steak is matched only by his devotion to his friends. Confident Actor General American accent required High Tenor (B below mid C to a top C. Need to be comfortable top A.) Soulful voice. Good mover and confident physicality is vital. Playing age 22 – 34 Any Height

Male, aged 20 to 36

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Marty

Marty is a zebra with dreams of exploring beyond the confines of the Central Park Zoo and into the wild. Marty possesses a sweet disposition and is Alex’s best friend. Strong Comedy Actor General American accent required Lower Baritone (Bb below mid C to high G) Must be comfortable in lower register Pop / Musical Theatre voice (with ability to rap a bonus) Good mover and confident physicality is vital Playing Age 22 – 34 Any height

Male, aged 20 to 35

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Melman

Melman is a kind-hearted giraffe who is a bit hypochondriac. He’s always just a little bit nervous, but when it comes down to it, he’ll rise to the situation. Strong Comedy skills required General American accent required Baritone (D to a G#). Characterful Confidence in physicality is vital Playing age 24 – 38

Male, aged 20 to 40

  • Height: 180 cm / 5ft 11in - 196 cm / 6ft 5in

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Gloria

Gloria is a bold, sassy and larger than life hippopotamus. Gloria also possesses a maternal streak that shines when she’s with her three closest friends: Alex, Marty and Melman. Strong Comedy Actor General American accent required High Belt (to a top E). Big, rounded tone. Confident Mover Playing age 24 – 36 Any height

Female, aged 20 to 40

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

King Julien/ Zeke/ Supporting Roles

King Julien – the King of the Lemurs and the most flamboyant of all. He likes to move it, move it! An audience favourite – he is delusional about his stature, his status and ‘fans’. Accent should be lead by film. Zeke – a zoo-keeper who serves as an on-stage guide for the audience. Must grab the audience with palpable energy and enthusiasm. This is a HIGHLY PHYSICAL track that requires puppetry skills, stamina and a strong comedy. High Tenor (A to top B). Surprisingly soulful.

Male, aged 20 to 45

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Skipper / Maurice / Supporting Roles

Skipper – A penguin with a severe case of the Napoleonic short-man syndrome. He holds delusions of grandeur, as the ‘mastermind’ leader of his penguin clan. Maurice – King Julien’s advisor. Somewhat jaded by working for his diva-King. More clued-up than the other lemurs. This part requires strong comic timing, and will involve puppetry General American accent Accent should be lead by the film Strong Baritone or Tenor May be required to understudy

Male, aged 18 to 35

  • Height: 164 cm / 5ft 5in - 181 cm / 5ft 11in

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Zelda / Lars / Mason / Supporting Roles

Zelda – a zoo-keeper who serves as an on-stage guide for the audience. Must grab the audience with palpable energy and enthusiasm. Mason – despite being a chimpanzee, Mason is your stereo-typical English gent. RP British accent required. Strong Baritone or Tenor May be required to understudy. Playing age 20 – 30

Male, aged 18 to 35

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Kowalski / Supporting Roles

Kowalski is a penguin under the lead of Skipper. Right-hand man to Skipper’s schemes. Requires a versatile comic actor ready to leap into many parts Experience in puppetry is a bonus Strong high belt. Ensemble/close harmony work is also required This part requires strong comic timing, and will involve puppetry General American accent Will be required to understudy Playing age 20 – 30

Female, aged 18 to 35

  • Height: 149 cm / 4ft 11in - 170 cm / 5ft 7in

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Private / Mort / Supporting Roles

Private – the silliest of the penguins Mort – a tiny lemur with serious cute-factor. Regularly dismissed/patronised by King Julien Strong high belt. Ensemble/close harmony work is also required. Will be required to understudy Playing age 20 – 30

Female, aged 18 to 35

  • Height: 148 cm / 4ft 10in - 170 cm / 5ft 7in

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

Rico / Candy / Supporting Roles

Rico – a martial arts master in penguin-form Candy – your over the top, all-American reporter. Super confident, cheesy, peppy. The part requires a performer confident with audience participation. Alto with strong belt. Ensemble with close harmony work required. Will be required to understudy Playing age 20 – 30

Female, aged 18 to 35

  • Height: 148 cm / 4ft 10in - 170 cm / 5ft 7in

Applications closed 11 March 2021.

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Listing created: 23 February 2021
Applications closed: 11 March 2021
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