Casting Notice for Jimmy "Thunder" Early
Show: DREAMGIRLS, Created by Tom Eyen and Henry Krieger
The Lone Tree Arts Center in Colorado is actively seeking video auditions for the role of Jimmy “Thunder” Early in our upcoming fall production of Dreamgirls.
AEA and non-union actors are welcome to submit (equity LORT D contract). Submission deadline is Wednesday, May 24th.
Casting both local and non-local talent! The minimum weekly rate for a principal role is $900.
JIMMY ‘THUNDER’ EARLY is a Black/African American, male-identifying in his late 30’s—a popular RnB star who, over time, loses his fame. Married but has an affair with Lorrell. An outrageous ‘star’ performer. High energy, chaotic.
Please submit your video links, headshot, and resume to the appropriate Production Tools link provided below:
• AEA Talent: JAMES ‘THUNDER’ EARLY
• Non-Union Talent: James ‘Thunder’ Early
Videos submitted will need to include all character sides, vocal sides, and the dance/movement call linked below!
FIND THE ACTOR TRACK BREAKDOWNS AND SIDES HERE
Find the movement call video here.
Director – Kenny Moten
Choreographer – Christopher Page-Sanders
Musical Director – Trent Hines
Casting Director – Sylvia Gregory, CSA
Executive Director – Leigh Chandler
Starting the week of September 19 to October 18, 2023, Days/Times TBD
Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 7:30 pm
Friday, October 20, 2023, at 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 1:30 pm
Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 22, 2023, at 1:30 pm or 7:30 pm (TBD)
Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at 1:30 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 7:30 pm
Friday, October 27, 2023, at 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 1:30 pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 1:30 pm or 7:30 pm (TBD)