BLUE MAN GROUP LAS VEGAS HOSTS OPEN CALL AUDITIONS
FOR FUTURISTIC SHOWBOT CHARACTER ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
Showbot Featured in Blue Man Group’s New Production and Procession
at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino
Blue Man Group >, the critically acclaimed, world-famous production, is holding an open casting call for the role of its futuristic and interactive Showbot character on Wednesday, July 17. Developed exclusively for Blue Man Group in Las Vegas by Show Creators Inc., the unique and dynamic Showbot is described as part human and part robot. From her luminescent ponytail to her bodacious metal build, the cheeky character is a popular addition to the new show and is known for her mad dancing skills and unique interactions with the Blue Men and audiences alike.
In addition to the on-stage show, the Showbot is featured in the production’s energetic Procession. Performed daily at 6:15 p.m. (excluding dark days), the free attraction features a glowing parade on the casino floor for guests to experience prior to the show. A rhythmic groove weaves and shakes its way through the casino while the Showbot dances along in a musical celebration, luring and enticing unsuspecting visitors into the magical, imaginative world that is Blue Man Group.
Auditions will be held inside Monte Carlo’s Ballroom 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. The criteria for tryouts include:
- Female performer with a height of 5’3” – 5’5” only
- Small build, physically fit
- Performer/dancer/actor with a good sense of rhythm and physical theater experience
For more information about Blue Man Group’s ongoing national and international casting efforts, including how to audition for the band, visit www.blueman.com/casting.
ABOUT SHOW CREATORS, INC.
Show Creators, Inc. is an entertainment design and production company, which develops and performs original, out-of-the-box concepts for its own productions as well as for many globally recognized shows and brands. Founders Ian Herrington and Amanda Deacon continually push the boundaries of fusing wearable technology with on-stage acts.
Based in Las Vegas, Show Creators, Inc. houses a recording studio, photographic / video studio, theatrical rehearsal space and fabrication workshop where unique designs and characters come to life. The company’s Showbots have performed in over 45 countries around the world. These feisty and inquisitive characters combine the latest in cutting edge audio, video and lighting technology, with irreplaceable experience of live performance. One of Show Creators’ sassy female Showbots is appearing nightly in Blue Man Group’s production at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP’S FREE PROCESSION
Blue Man Group offers a free Procession, an energetic luminescent parade, daily at 6:15 p.m. (excluding dark days) on the casino floor for guests to experience prior to the show. The Procession features custom made instruments including the Percussipede, a musical centipede of percussion instruments, and a puppet co-created by world-renowned 3-D designer Michael Curry as well as a humanoid robot designed by Show Creators Inc. Each day, a Blue Man groove will weave and shake its way through the casino; a musical celebration that will lure and entice unsuspecting visitors into the magical, imaginative world that is Blue Man Group.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP LAS VEGAS
Blue Man Group, the world-renowned entertainment phenomenon, has turbo charged its newest production on the Las Vegas Strip. The mega-enhanced show is a thrilling, energy infused performance that is incredibly engaging and ridiculously funny. Born of the creative urge to explore the unknown, Blue Man Group is an explosion of color, humor, music and technology that comes to life every night at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. To kick off each night, Blue Man Group offers a glimpse into their world with a free Procession, an energetic and interactive luminescent parade that makes its way across the casino floor at 6:15 p.m. (excluding dark days).
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Blue Man Group box office, any MGM Resorts International ticketing outlet, www.blueman.com/lasvegas or call 1.800.blueman. Fans can also keep up with the latest Blue Man Group Las Vegas news and events via Facebook at www.facebook.com/bluemangroup or Twitter at www.twitter.com/BMGVegas.