Turning – Hackettstown NJ EPA (01.14.20)

Centenary University
Hackettstown, NJ

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

SPT 2 contract ($309 per week actor, $368 SM)

Personnel expected to attend:
Christopher Young, CSC Gen. Mgr & Casting
Margo Whitcomb – Director
Darrah Cloud – playwright
Catherine Rust- Program Director, CSC Women Playwrights Series

Rehearsals begin March 9.
Performances will be March 26 – April 5, 2020 Wednesdays and Sundays at 2 PM, Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Friday and Saturday at 8 PM.

Centenary Stage Company is a not for profit equity theatre, located on the campus of Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ (715 Grand Ave GPS address). The theatre is approximately 50 miles west of NYC.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

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.

Inspired by the 1st U.S Women’s Gymnastics Team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,
In the heart of 1930s Newark, a group of scrappy young women began to train in backyard gyms for what would become the experience of a lifetime. Darrah Cloud’s new play “Turning” is sponsored in part by the NJ Stage Exchange Program, in collaboration with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. “Turning” was developed in CSC’s Women Playwrights Series; Inspired by the real life stories of the 1st US Women’s Gymnastics Team members and the memoirs of Jesse Owens.

*Dance experience and/or some gymnastics ability is a plus.
Mary: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team; she is “all Brooklyn”

Jennie: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team; heavy NJ accent. Italian heritage Ada: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team, heavy NJ accent. Italian heritage

• Jesse Owens: Early 20s, part of the men’s Olympic team; heavy Alabama accent.
• Stage Manager

Actors may call the office at 908-979-0900 after Jan 2, 2020 to schedule an audition time.



Audition Information


Lackland Center
715 Grand Av
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
10:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Break TBD


Actors may do a monologue appropriate to material or read from sides. Sides will be provided.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult