Children’s Roles in Fun Home

Studio Theatre
D.C., DC 20005
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Fun Home

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron

Based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel

Directed by David Muse

Seeking submissions for:

SMALL ALISON – around 9 years old, must be able to act, sing, and dance

CHRISTIAN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 10 years old, must be able to act, sing, and dance

JOHN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 6 years old, must be able to act, sing, and dance

Note on Age: For the role of Small Alison and Christian we are willing to see actors as old as 14 who read younger. For the role of John we are willing to see actors as old as 10. We are open to casting more than one actor for each role for the sake of flexibility with scheduling.
 
Note on Ethnicity: Because Fun Home is autobiographical, we are looking to cast white actors for these roles in order to accurately represent Alison Bechdel’s life. If you are interested in being seen for other productions at Studio, please visit our website for more information on submitting. 

Dates:

·         Rehearsals begin on April 13, 2020

·         Performances begin May 13, 2020

·         Last performance is on June 14, 2020 (with a possible extension until July 19, 2020

Rehearsals/Time Commitment: We are committed to casting local young actors and are willing to collaborate with parents to accommodate to school schedules.

·         Rehearsals will be in the afternoon/evening Monday-Friday, and earlier in the day on Saturdays

·         Sundays will be a day off

·         There will be some day time rehearsals during tech/previews: May 6-17, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

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Audition Information

WHEN

October 19, 2019 at 3:18PM – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

October 20, 2019 at 3:18PM – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Where

Studio Theatre 1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

WHAT TO PREPARE

For the Roles of Small Alison and Christian:

·        A 1 minute contemporary monologue or short poem

·        16 bars of a song acapella

·        A physical copy of your headshot and resume

For the Role of John:

·        16 bars of a song acapella

·        A physical copy of your headshot and resume

To Submit:

Please email casting@studiotheatre.org with the following information:

·        Headshot and resume

·        The location and date you would like to audition

·        Any scheduling constraints you have for the day of the audition

 Once you email your submissions with this information, we will send you additional details regarding the audition.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult