Toni Stone – Equity Photo / Resume Request (Deadline 05.22.20)

Alliance Theatre
Atlanta, GA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
LORT B; $969/week min

PERSONNEL
Jody Feldman, Producer and Casting Director Writer: Lydia R. Diamond
Director: Tinashe Kajese-Bolden

OTHER DATES
This is a co-production between the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and the Alliance Theatre. Contracts are contingent. Dates are as follows:

Milwaukee
First Reh: 12/8/20.
Tech: 12/29/20.
First Preview: 1/5/21.
Open: 1/8/21.
Close: 1/31/21

Alliance
First Reh: 2/16/21.
Tech: 2/19/21.
First Preview: 2/24/21.
Open: 3/3/21.
Close: 3/14/21

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
Photo/Resume Submissions from Equity Members only.
Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, these submissions are in lieu of live EPAs locally at the theatre in Atlanta and also in NYC. Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer’s agreement, the employer has agreed to request video audition submissions from a set number of Equity members who submit.

There currently are no SM or ASM positions available.

BREAKDOWN

TONI STONE
Female, Black, late 20s to late 30s. Star player of the Negro Baseball Leagues for nearly a dozen years. Based on a historical figure. Highly personable, athletic, and charismatic. Toni wants to be treated as equal to her male counterparts but is comfortable in her own skin. She demands respect but shuns the idea of receiving special treatment. A person with integrity, grit, and strong comedic chops. Open to a variety of physical types. Athletic, strong, physical, agile mover.

ALBERGA/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, “a young and sexy 63”. A Jamaican businessman and Toni’s eventual husband. In love with Toni’s mind and drawn to her energy. Suave, cocky, and charismatic. Doubles with characters in the ensemble. Strong, physical, agile mover.

MILLIE/ENSEMBLE
Millie: female (played by a male/masculine-identifying actor). Black, mid 30s to late 40s; Toni’s female confidant. A lady of Madame Mamie’s Gentleman’s Club. Excellent actor who has great comedic timing. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Strong, physical, agile mover. Ensemble: multiple male roles, various races and ages.

SPEC/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, mid 20s to late 30s. The smartest member of the team. Professorial. While he is a great baseball player, Spec is probably better suited to become a doctor or a lawyer, but he was raised to love the game. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Open to a variety of physical body types. Strong, physical, agile mover.

KING/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, early 30s to early 40s. The celebrity of the team, King has baseball in his blood. Looking for his next opportunity to join the major leagues and tries not to give up on himself. Has a stern sense of humor. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Open to a variety of physical body types. Strong, physical, agile mover.

WOODY/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, mid 20s to mid 30s. A Casanova that sometimes fails to arouse. Always looking to poke fun at someone or something. He thinks he is the best left-handed pitcher in the league. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Athletic. Strong, physical, agile mover.

STRETCH/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, mid 20s to mid 30s. Catcher, team manager, and coach of the Indianapolis Clowns. Stretch is the most talented catcher in the Negro League. Understands his team’s strengths and weaknesses. Organized, plays hard, and perhaps drinks a little. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Open to a variety of physical body types. Strong, physical, agile mover.

ELZIE/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, mid 30s to mid 40s. A tough talking member of the Indianapolis Clowns whose swagger and macho mannerisms often cover up his closeted sexuality. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Athletic. Strong, physical, agile mover.

JIMMY/ENSEMBLE
Male, Black, mid 20s to mid 30s. Newest addition to the Indianapolis Clowns. Plays fast and hard, but not smart. A bit timid and slower than the rest, yet everyone knows his value on the team. Doubles with other characters in the ensemble. Open to a variety of physical body types. Strong, physical, agile mover.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Submit Headshots and Resumes to casting@alliancetheatre.org SUBJECT LINE SHOULD READ TONI STONE

Deadline: 05/22/2020

SUBMIT TO
casting@alliancetheatre.org

Union

AEA