Zach Theatre 2019-20 Season – NYC EPA
Zachary Scott Theatre Center
Call Type: EPA
ref. to LORT; $764/wk Equity Minimum
Producing Artistic Director: Dave Steakley
Piano Accompanist: John Fischer
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.
Equity actor/singers for various roles in the season. See breakdown.
SM information TBD asap.
ZACH Theatre, Austin, Texas 2019-2020 SEASON:
DRACULA: MINA’S QUEST
Written and Directed by Steven Dietz Adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker
1st Rehearsal 9/2/19, Runs 9/25/19-11/3/19
Principal Roles: MINA: a woman, 20’s
HARKER: Mina’s fiancé, a solicitor, late 20’s
LUCY: Mina’s friend, 20’s
SEWARD: Lucy’s suitor, head of a lunatic asylum, 30’s
RENFIELD: a madman, age open
DRACULA: a Count from Transylvania, 30’s-40’s.
MAID/ATTENDANT/VIXEN: a woman who will play multiple roles, 20’s/30’s
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Script adapted and Directed by Dave Steakley
Musical Director: Allen Robertson
1st Rehearsal 10/28/19,
NOTE: This is an annual tradition in Austin at ZACH Theatre; most roles are already cast.
By Lisa Loomer
1st Rehearsal 3/16/20
ACTRESS ONE: Sarah Weddington (20s-40s)
ACTRESS TWO: Norma McCorvey (20s-40s)
ACTRESS THREE: Connie / Ofelia (40s Latina)
ACTRESS FOUR: Linda / Judy / Ensemble (20s)
ACTRESS FIVE: Ronda / Helen / Ensemble (30s)
ACTRESS SIX: Aileen / Barbara / Ensemble (30s African American)
ACTRESS SEVEN: Molly / Mary / Ensemble (50s)
ACTRESS EIGHT: Roxy (20s Afro-Latinx)
ACTOR ONE: Flip / Ron / Ensemble (30-40s)
ACTOR TWO: McClusky / Flowers / Ensemble (30s)
ACTOR THREE: Blackmun / Ensemble (60s)
Created by Susan Draus, David Larsen, and Cody Jamison Strand in collaboration with Becca Anderson and Dan Marshall
1st Rehearsal 5/4/20,
KIMBERLY CARLISLE: Female, 50s, the most popular girl from the class of 1985; co-emcee, with strong improvisational comedic skills.
BRAD SPECK: Male, 50s, was a straight-laced student who was not popular from the class of 1985; co-emcee, with strong improvisational comedic skills.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp
1st Rehearsal 6/22/20,
NOTE: All characters must play one or multiple instruments.
MARIA RAINER: Female, 20-29, spirited, passionate and charming, though occasionally filled with self doubt, caring and committed; chest mix with strong head voice.
CAPTAIN VON TRAPP: Male, 30-59, strong actor, commanding presence, retired naval officer and proud Austrian. Highly organized and regimented, efficient and smart; baritone.
MAX DETWEILLER: Male, 40-59, witty and clever impresario who can be charmingly pushy when pursuing what he wants; strong character actor with good sense of comedy; baritone.
ELSA SCHRAEDER/SISTER MARGARETTA: Female, 30-49, a wealthy widow, she is sophisticated, charming and clever; legit-mezzo range; A-E below high C.
MOTHER ABBESS: Female, 40-59, wise, kind and strong; powerful chest and head voice; mezzo or soprano (B-Ab); principal.
HERR ZELLER/ENSEMBLE: Male, 20-49 a staunch Nazi sympathizer and eventually a leader in the Nazi regime.
FRANZ/ENSEMBLE: Male, 30-59 distant and efficient butler.
ADMIRAL VON SCHREIBER/ENSEMBLE: Male, 40-59 a retired Admiral in the Austrian Navy and neighbor of Captain Von Trapp.
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018
Room F for check in; Room G for auditions (check with lobby upon arrival in case of any last minute studio changes)
Thursday, June 27, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lunch 2 to 3
WHAT TO PREPARE
Prepare a short monologue, and 16 bars of a song in a style of one of the shows from the season; OR two contrasting monologues . Total audition time not to exceed TWO (2) minutes. If singing, bring sheet music and your book; accompanist provided. Bring Headshot and Resume stapled together
Minors must be accompanied by an adult