Seize The King- Equity Video Submissions

Classical Theatre of Harlem
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
LOA-NYC
$469/week minimum

PERSONNEL
Director: Carl Cofield
Written by: Will Power
Producing Artistic Director Ty Jones

OTHER DATES
Tentative Dates:
First Rehearsal: June 8th, 2020
First Public Performance: July 7th
Scheduled closing: July 26th

OTHER
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 submit.

SEEKING
Video Submissions from Equity actors. Please note, all actors must possess strong language skills, i.e.: Classical, slam poetry, rap/hip-hop etc. See breakdown.

Also seeking an ASM. The SM position has been filled.

BREAKDOWN

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is currently seeking actors for their summer 2020 show, Will Power’s Seize the King, a bold re-imaging of William Shakespeare’s Richard III. Please note, all actors must possess strong language skills, i.e.: Classical, slam poetry, rap/hip-hop etc.

Actor Track 1: (M 30’s-50) Plays Richard III. Must be extremely well versed with classical texts and a high level verse speaker. Movement and physical dexterity are a plus.

Actor Track 2: (M 25-40’s) Plays Lord Hastings and various roles

Actor Track 3: (F 20’-40’s) Plays Queen Woodville and various roles

Actor Track 4: (F 30’s-40’s) Plays Edward V and various roles

Actor Track 5: (M 40’s -60’s) Plays Lord Buckingham and various roles

The Classical Theatre of Harlem strongly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

APPOINTMENTS
The EPA on 4/21 has been cancelled. Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit a video of a 1-2 minute classical monologue showing command of verse. All video submissions must include an opening slate with your name and the name of your audition piece. Email your submission to casting@cthnyc.org . All should submit a picture/resume. Deadline for receipt is April 8th at 12pm

SUBMIT TO
casting@cthnyc.org

Union

AEA