Title: Improv Actors/Performers for Corporate Event
Description: BESTAgency Las Vegas will be holding an open call audition for professional Improv Actors and Performers. Talent will create atmosphere and mingle in the event space. Must be outgoing, friendly and professional. Looking for skilled actors to create 1920’s characters to interact with guests. This is for a corporate event located on the strip.
Event Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Event Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Audition Date: Friday, April 20th
Audition Location: BESTAgency 5801 S. Decatur Blvd, Ste 110 Las Vegas, NV 89118
Audition Time: Audition times will be held in character blocks:
Mob Boss: 10:00am – 11:00am
Mob Boss’ Girlfriend: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Newsies: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Lounge Singer: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Requirements: Actors/Actresses must attend open call in order to be considered for event. Talent will be required to attend costume fitting (TBD) and must be available one week prior to event for possible rehearsal and walk through of space. Please come to audition prepared to improv dialogue based on the character that suits you best. Make bold choices. Creation of a character background strongly encouraged. Monologues preferred. Character breakdown listed below:
*Please bring a copy of your head shot and resume to the audition
Mob Boss (Character age: mid 40’s to late 50’s) Looking for a male actor to play a mob boss/gangster. Think Tony Soprano- loyal, family man by day, nothing but business by night. New York accent preferred, but not required. Will be paired up with character girlfriend. Improv skills required. Film references: Great Gatsby, Johnny Dangerously, Bullets Over Broadway.
Mob Boss’ Girlfriend (Character age: 20-40) Looking for a female actress to play the girlfriend of a mob boss/gangster. Aspiring actress, annoying, constantly nagging for fame and fortune. Selfish- puts herself first before others. Talks nasally. New York accent preferred, but not required. Will be paired up with character Mob Boss boyfriend. Improv skills required. Film references: Great Gatsby, Johnny Dangerously, Bullets Over Broadway.
Newsie/Newsboys (Character ages: 20-30) Looking for male actor and/or female actress to play newsies. Youthful, strong, yet rough personalities. Proactive, business-minded- must sell papers in order to make livable wage. Determined. New York accent preferred, but not required. Will be paired up with additional Newsie. Improv skills required. Film references: Great Gatsby, Johnny Dangerously, Bullets Over Broadway, Newsies, Annie, Harlem Nights.
Lounge Singer/Jazz Club Headliner (Character age: 30-50) Looking for a female actress/singer to portray a Lounge Singer/Jazz Club Headliner. Think Ella Fitzgerald/Josephine Baker/Billie Holiday- Performer/activist. Poised and elegant- seasoned. Talent will not be featured as a singer, but ability to sing while mingling is encouraged. Professional singer preferred. Improv skills required. Film references: Great Gatsby, Johnny Dangerously, Bullets Over Broadway, Harlem Nights.
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