PHOTOS: Blue Man Group Casting Call

Searching for new blue dudes.

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Why were these dudes lining up at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre recently so early in the morning? They were gunning -- or rather drumming -- to try and become a member of the infamous Blue Man Group.
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Blue Man Group is conducting a national search for performers to portray Blue Men in ongoing productions in cities like Chicago, New York, Boston, Las Vegas, Orlando, Berlin and Tokyo.
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Tensions were high at the Chicago casting call, as potential Blue men waited to audition.
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Talk about your intimidating audition. Each prospective drummer had to perform with a current Blue Man member.
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You don't have to be an actual man to try out to be a Blue Man, but most of the auditioners are male. The basic criteria to join the group is individuals between 5'10" and 6'1" tall with an athletic build, solid drumming skills and excellent acting skills.
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"The common thread is an open, curious state of being, child-like quality and a drive to explore the world of this enigmatic character," says Tim Aumiller, director of performer training and development
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The current Blue Man cast includes a mix of classically-trained actors, rock musicians, performance artists, musical comedy performers, dancers and even stagehands.
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Auditioners who don't fit the specifications are also considered for roles as musicians.
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The Blue Man brand continues to expand, with more theatrical productions planned and an upcoming IMAX film.
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