Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2019 Season – San Francisco EPA (1.31.19)
Shakespeare Play On DBA Santa Cruz Shakespeare
Santa Cruz, CA
Minimum – $717/wk
Mike Ryan, Artistic Director
Kirsten Brandt, Director, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Paul Mullins, Director, PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Raelle Myrick-Hodges, Director, THE WINTER’S TALE
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
All ethnicities, ages, and gender identities. We are an outdoor repertory company. All actors will be cast in 2 of our 3 summer productions. Please see breakdown for further information
June 11, First Rehearsal, PRIDE & PREJUDICE
June 15, First Rehearsal, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, THE WINTER’S TALE
July 12, Opening, PRIDE & PREJUDICE
July 26, Opening, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
August 9, Opening, THE WINTER’S TALE
September 1, Closing, PRIDE & PREJUDICE, THE WINTER’S TALE
September 5, Closing, THE COMEDY OF ERROR’S*
* There is a possible three-day extension on CoE to Sept 8.
PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Wickham, Collins, Miss Bingley: Character actor, any gender
Mr. Bennet, Charlotte: as above
Darcy: 40s, Male identifying, rich, proper, socially awkward
Bingley, Mary: Character actor, any gender
Lizzy: 20s, Female identifying, Clever, sharp-tongued, klutzy
Jane, Miss de Bourgh: 20s-30s, Female identifying
Mrs. Bennet: 40s-60s, Female identifying, tempramental, hypochondriac
Lydia, Lady Catherine: Character actor, female identifying
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Antiphola of Syracuse/Ephesus: 20s-40s, Female identifying, lead, plays both twins. Excellent comedy and language skills
Dromia of Syracuse/Ephesus: 20s-40s, Female identifying, clown, plays both twins. Excellent physical comedy skills
Adriano: Male identifying, possessive, jealous
Luciana: Female identifying, secretly in love with her brother’s wife
Egeon: 40s-60s, Male identifying, the father of the Antiphola, down on his luck
Abbess: 40s-60s, Female identifying, stern, commanding
Duke: 30s+, any gender. Wields status & authority with ease.
THE WINTER’S TALE
Polixines: 40s-50s, King of Bohemia,Male identifying, regal
Antigonus/Old Shepherd: 40s-50s, Character actor, Male identifying, excellent comedic skills Autolycus: 20s+, a rogue, any gender, excellent comedic skills, singer
Camillo: 30s+, any gender, a loyal and efficient servant
Emilia: 30s-40s, Female identifying, a lady in waiting to Hermione
Paulina: 30s+, Female identifying, forceful personality, does not suffer fools
Perdita: 20s, Female identifying, excellent language skills
Clown: 20s+, Male identifying, excellent comedic skills
Archidamus: 30s+, Kind and humble, a servant to Polixines
Florizel: 20s, Male identifying, impulsive, love-struck
*The roles of Leontes, Hermione, and Mamillius have been cast.
Cal Shakes Rehearsal Hall
701 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
Parking available,check-in at the green room.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
WHAT TO PREPARE
2 Monologues, no longer than 2 mins each, 4 mins total, at least one by William Shakespeare. A few bars of a capella song for those who wish to demonstrate singing skill.