Resident Ensemble Players 2019-20 Season – NYC EPA

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
URTA $1,000/week

PERSONNEL
In attendance at auditions – Sandy Ernst – Associate Producing Artistic Director/Casting Director
Casting authority, and authority to hire stage managers

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 a few roles available in the 2019-20 Season. See breakdown

All SM positions have also been filled.

BREAKDOWN

*** NOTE – we have a resident acting ensemble, so most shows have no open roles

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Tracy Letts –
directed by Jackson Gay
first rehearsal August 26th,
opens September, 28st and closes October 13, 2019

Seeking

Jean Fordham
must be able to play 15 years old – any ethnicity – slim build and 5’4″ or shorter. smart and smart- tongued teenager, bitter about parent’s split, smokes pot and cigarettes, vegetarian, old movie lover.

Mattie Fay
57 years old, Caucasian – jaded, unhappy woman who constantly belittles her adult son and antagonizes her husband.

Johnna Monevata
Native woman, late 20s (native American actresses are strongly encouraged to audition). Johnna is a Cheyenne, live-in housekeeper, wins over most of the family with her hard work, cooking and empathy. She is the witness to most of the mayhem in the house.

All other roles have been cast.

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
adapted by Ken Ludwig – directed by Sanford Robbins
first rehearsal October 8, 2019, opens November 9, 2019, closes November 24, 2019

All roles have been CAST
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STARTER PISTOL
by Michael Gotch – directed by Mark Lamos
first rehearsal November 21, 2019, opens January 18, 2020, closes February 2, 2020

All roles have been CAST.

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THE CRUCIBLE
by Arthur Miller –
directed by Ben Barnes
first rehearsal January 28, 2020,
opens March 7, 2020,
closes March 22, 2020

Seeking

Abigail Williams
Adult actor 18+ to play/must read in late teens – slim build, must have excellent movement skills, any ethnicity, she is attractive, smart, a good liar, vindictive when crossed

Mary Warren
Adult actor 18+ to play/must read in late teens – open to any ethnicity – must have excellent movement skills timid, easily influenced by others –

Elizabeth Proctor
mid 30s to early 40s, open to any ethnicity – an extremely virtuous woman, but can be cold. She loves her husband despite the affair, but struggles with forgiveness and trust. She is pregnant at the end of the play.

Tituba
Black woman in 40s or 50s – from Barbados – must have excellent movement skills – at Abigail’s request, she performs Voodoo rituals

Sarah Good
woman in 40s-60s – any ethnicity – a drunk in prison with Tituba
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THE WHIPPING MAN
by Matthew Lopez – directed by Steve Tague
first rehearsal March 17, 2020,
opens April 18, 2020,
closes May 10, 2020

All roles have been CAST
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ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN
by Alan Ayckbourn – directed by Maria Aitken
first rehearsal March 24, 2020,
opens April 25, 2020,
closes May 10, 2020

All roles have been CAST

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Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Actors’ Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

WHEN
Thursday, May 9, 2019
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare 2 short monologues – one light, and one dramatic for August both can be dramatic for Crucible. Total audition time not to exceed 2 minutes. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult