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Esther's is Casting!
Comedic Female Singer
Esther’s Follies, Austin’s #1 Comedy Troupe, is seeking an experienced female performer with a strong soprano/contralto voice to join our full time cast! Actors must have a strong sense of comedic timing with the ability to sing harmonies as well as read music (or are a quick study on learning song parts). Actors with the ability to impersonate pop-culture/political figures, who have comedic writing skills, and the ability to serve as a Magician's Assistant (typical height requirement 5’7 to 5’8) are a plus. All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to submit.
Esther’s performs five shows weekly; Thursdays at 8pm with two shows Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm & 10pm. This is a paid position. Performers must be able to attend rehearsals Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons from 12-3pm and must be at least 18 years old.
Please send resume, headshot, and video reel highlighting vocals to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
If invited to audition:
Please be prepared to sing between 30 seconds and one minute of a song of your choosing, does not have to be comedic. Note this will be sung acapella or with a recorded track provided by you.
In addition, a 3 - 5 minute monologue, with comedy influence, should be prepared highlighting your acting abilities. Monologue should also show your skills in; movement, impersonations/characters, political satire, basic dance, & if possible comedic writing skills.
Auditioners should dress comfortably, bring all costumes, props, and instrumental tracks necessary for their audition.
About Esther’sEsther’s Follies
is hailed as the Austin TX answer to “Saturday Night Live”. For over 40 years Esther’s has been entertaining sold-out audiences with political satire, comedy sketches, hilarious musical numbers, and award-winning magic. A “Must-See” Austin experience with insightful comedy performed by talented actors, entertainers, and musicians.