Midsummer: A Banquet – NYC EPA (04.01.19)

Fierce Little Limited Liability Company
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Off Broadway
Cat “A” $635/week until 7/31/19, then $646/week

PERSONNEL
Personnel Conducting EPA Auditions:
Victoria Rae Sook (Producer)
Amy Kaissar (Producer, GM)
Zach Morris (Director/Choreographer)

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals Start: June 11, 2019
Previews Start: July 16, 2019
Opening: July 27, 2019
Closing: September 8, 2019 (possible extension)

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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
Equity actors for various roles and covers. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

This is a movement-heavy immersive production in which actors handle food. We are seeking a diverse cast of actors who have both significant experience, training, and ease with Shakespeare, formal voice and speech training, and a strong background in contemporary dance or movement, specifically experience with contact improv, weight sharing, and partnering.

Seeking the following 8 roles, plus 2 understudies (1 male, 1 female)

HERMIA/OTHERS: A young lover, female, any race/ethnicity, must be short

HELENA/OTHERS: A young lover, female, any race/ethnicity, must be tall

LYSANDER/OTHERS: A young lover, male, any race/ethnicity.

DEMETRIUS/OTHERS: A young lover, male, any race/ethnicity.

HIPPOLYTA/TITANIA: This role is pre-cast. Both are queens (one an Amazon Queen the other a Fairy Queen). Any race/ethnicity/age. 20-60 years old,

THESEUS/OBERON: Royal men (one a Duke the other a King), 20-60 years old, any race/ethnicity.

NICK BOTTOM/OTHERS: A weaver and over the top amateur actor. Male. Any age, race, ethnicity.

ROBIN GOODFELLOW/OTHERS: A mischievous sprite. Any gender, age, race, ethnicity.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507

16th floor

WHEN
Monday, April 1, 2019
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a short monologue from Shakespeare (comedy much preferred). Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult