NEW YORK – Global entertainment phenomenon Blue Man Group is holding an open call for talented performers to portray Blue Men in the group’s Orlando, Las Vegas, Boston and Chicago productions on Tuesday, April 26,2016 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree Street NE) in Atlanta, Ga.
Blue Man Group is offering talented men and women the opportunity to join its dynamic organization during a milestone year as the group celebrates 25 years of living full color in 2016. Blue Man Group performances are theater, ritual, comedy, rock music and dance party all rolled into one. Performers seeking to portray Blue Men must possess a rare combination of talents. Basic requirements include:
- Height between 5’10” and 6’2” tall (athletic build)
- Excellent acting, physical theater and improvisation skills
- Compelling and genuine nonverbal storyteller
- Drumming skills are an advantage but a good sense of rhythm is necessary
- Must thrive in a constantly evolving team environment on and off stage
- Willingness to relocate
Auditions can include but are not limited to screening interviews, acting sessions and drumming demonstrations. Callbacks will be held in Atlanta on April 27 and 28, culminating with finalists getting bald and blue. All Blue Man training takes place in New York City.
For more information about Blue Man Group’s ongoing national and international casting efforts, including how to audition for the Blue Man Group band, visit www.bluemancasting.com.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP
In 2016, global entertainment phenomenon Blue Man Group celebrates 25 years of living in full color with a series of new projects and appearances. The company is best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in 15 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of music, comedy and technology, the show appeals to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. It is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology.
The company developed through a creative collaboration among three close friends, Chris Wink, Phil Stanton and Matt Goldman on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Blue Man Group now has permanent theatrical productions in Las Vegas, Orlando, New York, Chicago, Boston, Chicago and Berlin, and a North American tour and a World Tour.
This creative collective is part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Beyond the stage show, they have toured the globe with the “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody, and released multiple albums, including the Grammy-nominated Audio, and the upcoming Three. They’ve served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show”, “Arrested Development”, “Ellen”, “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).
Based in New York City, Blue Man Productions has extensive production facilities, recording studios and a 6,000 square foot Research & Development Lab with numerous new creative projects in the pipeline.