Magic Theatre 2020-2021 Season – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline (05.27.20)
San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Theatre
Minimum – $664/wk
Sonia Fernandez, Associate Artistic Director/Casting Director
Magic’s season begins in September, 2020 and ends in June, 2021
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.
Actors for Magic Theatre’s 2020-2021 season: The Virgin Play Festival; Monument, or Four Sisters: A Sloth Play by Sam Chanse; The Kind Ones by Miranda Rose Hall; and The Broken Machine by Liz Duffy Adams. Actors of all ethnicities, abilities and types encouraged to apply. Strong preference for Bay Area actors.
VIRGIN PLAY FESTIVAL
Plays are yet to be finalized, 50+ roles for workshops and readings
MONUMENT, OR FOUR SISTERS: A SLOTH PLAY
AMY: Asian American. The eldest/first sister. A marine biologist who studies coral. Late 30s/early 40s. Also plays CESAR an anthropomorphic cartoon male sloth.
CONSTANCE: Asian American. The younger middle/third sister. Works in television. Mid-30s. Also plays JULIO an anthropomorphic cartoon male sloth.
MAC: Asian American. The youngest/fourth sister. Has somewhat recently left a job. Mid-30s. Also plays MIGUEL an anthropomorphic cartoon male sloth
LINA: Asian American The elder middle/second sister. Absent. Also plays MAGDALENA An anthropomorphic cartoon female sloth and MEGATHERIA A now extinct sloth the size of an elephant.
THE KIND ONES
FITZ: a transman, 30s, originally from Washington, barista, white
APRIL: a cis-woman, 30s, Nellie’s neighbor.
*The role of NELLIE has been precast.
THE BROKEN MACHINE
THE BROKEN MACHINE aka MAC: 40+ a woman with a broken arm in a makeshift splint and sling. A force of nature with a wicked sense of humor. Indomitable but not self aware.
GRAY: a gray fox, but not evidently so, played by a man, seems like someone who has been living rough
JANE: a young woman wearing a rural sheriff’s uniform. grey, green, or tan, anything but police blue . A leader.
JOE: a young man, same uniform, Trying his best. Bad at sarcasm.
THE PSYCHOPOMP: a gender queer teenager, a guide of souls to the place of the dead. Sassy, impatient, clever.
Please prepare one monologue or two contemporary contrasting monologues of your choice for a total of three minutes. Please attach a copy of your headshot and resume to the body of the email, along with the video of the audition. Reciept will be confirmed within 2 business days.