Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2019 Season – Santa Cruz EPA (2.7.19)

Shakespeare Play On DBA Santa Cruz Shakespeare
Santa Cruz, CA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
LOA
Minimum – $717/wk

PERSONNEL
Mike Ryan, Artistic Director
Kirsten Brandt, Director, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Paul Mullins, Director, PRIDE & PREJUDICE
Raelle Myrick-Hodges, Director, THE WINTER’S TALE

OTHER DATES
See breakdown

OTHER
http://santacruzshakespeare.org

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.

SEEKING
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

BREAKDOWN

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.

APPOINTMENTS
auditions@santacruzshakespeare.org

Union

AEA

Audition Information

Where

Center Stage (Santa Cruz, CA)
1001 Center St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Metered parking on street, or parking garage at Cedar & Locust.

WHEN
Thursday, February 7, 2019
12:00PM -8:00PM

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.