Slave Play – NYC EPA (06.29.19)

Antebellum Fever Dream LLC
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Production (League)
$2095/week current min

PERSONNEL
Playwright: Jeremy O. Harris
Director: Robert O’Hara
Casting Director: Taylor Williams (in attendance)
Producer: Greg Nobile, Jana Shea and Q&A Media
Manager: Foresight Theatrical, Mark Shacket

OTHER DATES
Dates subject to change
First rehearsal: August 12,2019
First Preview: September 10,2019
Closing: January 20,2020

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 1 available role and 1 available understudy track. See breakdown.

SM positions are not available.

BREAKDOWN

SEEKING

Kaneisha:
Female. Late 20s- mid 30s. Black/ African-American. She has dark skin and is from the American South. Kaneisha is unafraid of what she knows she wants. Self-aware and cognizant of human psychology. This role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature.

Kaneisha/ Tea UNDERSTUDY:
Please see corresponding character breakdowns.

THE FOLLOWING ROLES HAVE BEEN CAST.

Teá:
Female. Mid 20s, of mixed black and white ancestry. Teá is studied in her black and her white. Supportive and empathetic but still learning. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Jim:
Male. Mid 30s- early 40s. Caucasian. British. Inheritor of more than he knows how to handle. Most content when in control of a situation and easily flustered when asked to step outside his comfort zone. Nudity is required for this role and this role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature. THIS ROLE IS CAST.

Phillip:
Male. 30s. Of mixed black and white ancestry. He considers himself a person who is neither black nor white and is exploring his place in the world. Needs to be able to play the violin or easily learn how to play the violin (must be instrument savvy). Nudity is required for this role and this role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Alana:
Female. Mid 30s- early 40s. Caucasian. Alana is a woman who wants more than the world sees fit to give her. Alana is hyper-aware and hungry to talk about her own experience. This role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Dustin:
Male. Late 20s- early 30s. Any ethnicity, this character identifies as non-white. Hungers for recognition. Feels erased by a society that does not recognize his racial identity. This role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Gary:
Male. Late 20s- early 30s. Black/ African-American. A dark, black man whose life has been lived with the full trauma of his color. This role contains simulated acts of a sexual nature. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Patricia:
Female. 30s-40s. Any ethnicity, this character identifies as non-white. A light brown woman who knows many lives. Passionate about her work but able to keep a distance. THIS ROLE IS CAST

Actor to understudy ALANA/ PATRICIA track:
Please see corresponding character breakdowns. THIS ROLE IS CAST.

Actor to understudy JIM/ DUSTIN track:
Please see corresponding character breakdowns. THIS ROLE IS CAST.

Actor to understudy GARY/ PHILLIP track:
Please see corresponding character breakdowns. THIS ROLE IS CAST.

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Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

12th floor. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

WHEN
Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a contemporary monologue. No TV /FILM please.
Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult