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EnActe Arts seeks performers
for THE JUNGLE BOOK: RUDYARD REVISED
Audition call
Apply by Oct 22, 2021



CASTING CALL!



EnActe Arts is seeking the following performers for itís upcoming production THE JUNGLE BOOK: RUDYARD REVISED.

ACTORS

MOWGLI.  Age 10-12, any gender. Ethnicity - South Asian.  Other skills - trained singer, dancer.

SHER BAAGH. Age 40-60, male, Ethnicity - Asian/South Asian. Other skills - singing

BAAGHEERA. Age 30-50, female. Ethnicity - any.  Other skills - Trained dancer.

BHAALU. Age 21-40,  male. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - trained dancer, singing experience is a plus.

MAYUR. Any age, Any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other Skills - voice acting for animation

BHURA (GREY BROTHER). Age 10-15, male, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - dancer

AKELA. Age 25-50, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - trained dancer

RAKSHA. Age 25-40, female, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - trained singer, dancer.

KAA. Any age, Any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - trained singer, dancer -  experience in Kathak/Bharatanatyam/Ballet or any other classical dance form is required.

TABAQUI. Age 15-35, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - good dancer, clown skills useful.

BANDHU. Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - singer, rapper, dancer.

BANDAR/I.  Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - singer, rapper, dancer.

SUNDAR/I. Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - singer, rapper, dancer.

CHEEL. Any age, any sex/gender. Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - trained dancer, experience in ballet or contemporary dance is a plus.

Descriptions of each character available in the google form below.

DANCERS AND SINGERS

THE MONKEY ENSEMBLE. Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - singer/rapper, dancer.

THE JUNGLE ENSEMBLE - PARROT, WOLF, CROCODILE, HIPPO, RABBIT, SAMBHUR (DEER). Any age, any sex/gender, Any race/ethnicity. Other skills - singer, classically trained dancer.
To apply please fill out the following Google form AND send all video files latest by Oct 22nd midnight PST.
Callbacks 23rd - 30th October over zoom.

FAQs

1. COMPENSATION $16.50 per hour, rehearsals and shows.

Open to non-union actors/singers/dancers of all ages, all genders, all ethnicities living within the contiguous United States. Must have a valid work visa.

2. REHEARSAL DATES

Rehearsals over Zoom Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021

Break Dec. 19, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2022

Rehearsals in-person Jan. 3, 2022 - Feb. 18, 2022

3. SHOW DATES:

Feb. 19-20, 2022 (Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA)

March 2-6, 2022 (Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA)

March 9 - 13 (Cowell Theater, San Francisco, CA)

August 17-21, 2022 (Matchbox Theater, Houston, TX)

Additional TX and WA touring dates TBD

4. GEO- ELIGIBILITY

This call is open to anyone living within the contiguous United States.

5. ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION

EnActe will cover the travel and lodging costs for out-of-town talent.

Accommodation may be shared.

Snacks/food offered only during rehearsal hours.

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Jungle Book Rudyard Revised, is a traveling show, opening in San Jose, CA and traveling to various U.S. cities.

An original production based on the literary classic by Rudyard Kipling, the play celebrates the current values of tiger conservation, inclusion and tolerance.

Directed by: Vinita Sud Belani

Music Composer: World-renowned Jazz saxophonist and Hindustani classical musician George Brooks.

Choreography by Aparna Sindhoor and Anil Natyaveda of Navarasa Dance Theatre incorporating the animalistic roots of the ancient Indian martial arts - Kalaripayattu. Scenic Design By Kala Chaupal and artwork by indigenous artists in India.

EnActe Arts is a registered 501(c)(3) theatre and theatre education non-profit organization which produces contemporary theatrical projects that explore multicultural issues with particular reference to South Asia, and provides education programs to foster Performing Arts talent in the community.




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