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Auditions - Elvis Needed for Production of Million Dollar Quartet

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Auditions - Elvis Needed for Production of Million Dollar Quartet
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Actors Theatre of Indiana is seeking the role of ELVIS for it’s Indiana premiere production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to be presented at The Studio Theater at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana.

PERSONNEL:
Artistic Director: Don Farrell
Associate Artistic Director:Judy Fitzgerald
Co-Founder: Cynthia Collins
Production Stage Manager: Kevin Casey
Director: DJ Salisbury
Music Director: Taylor Gray

CONTRACT:
AEA – SPT Tier IV.
Will provide housing and transportation if actor cast from out of town.

WEBSITE:
www.atistage.org

DATES:
1st Rehearsal: August 23, 2016
Opens: September 16, 2016
Closes: October 2, 2016.

SYNOPSIS:
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock’n’roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, the four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam session ever. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including, “Blue Suede Shoes”, “Fever”, “That’s All Right”, “Walk the Line”, “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”, “Sixteen Tons”, “Hound Dog” and many more!

SEEKING:
ELVIS PRESLEY – (twenties) – actor/singer/guitar player to portray Elvis in his 20’s at the beginning of his career. Must be familiar with his music and able to play guitar; should sound like and somewhat look like Elvis without being an “impersonator”. Please prepare an Elvis Presley song (or song in that style or from the era) and accompany yourself on the guitar. In the production, Elvis sings: “Memories Are Made of This”, “That’s All Right”, “Long Tall Sally”, “Peace in the Valley”, “Party”, “Hound Dog”.

Email Don Farrell at dfarrell@atistage.org to request Elvis side to submit with your video submission.

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