Saint Paul, MN
Benevolence - St. Paul EPA
Call Type: EPA
SPT 9; $621/week
Talvin Wilks - Director
Sarah Bellamy - Artistic Director
Shayla Roland - Associate Producer Merritt Rodriguez - Production Manager
Callbacks: Friday, March 23, 2018: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
First Preview: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
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.
Equity actors for Ifa Bayeza's BENEVOLENCE.
See breakdown for details.
White Female (mid 20’s-early 30’s) to play CAROLINE BRYANT, age 21 and age 71. Caroline Bryant is the accuser of Emmett Till, a 14 year-old Black boy who was murdered for apparently “whistling” at her.
White Male (mid 20’s-early 30’s) to play ROY and RAY BRYANT, age 25 (and other characters including JJ Breland, defense lawyer, and David Killingworth, FBI agent). Roy and Ray Bryant are twin brothers. Roy Bryant, (along with his cousin, JW Milam), is the notorious murderer of Emmett Till.
Black Male (late 20's-early 30’s) to play CLINTON MELTON, age 29 (and other characters including NAACP Field Agent, Medgar Evers, age 30). Clinton Melton was killed by an enraged white man in the aftermath of the Emmett Till murder.
Black Female (mid 20’s-early 30’s) to play BEULAH MELTON, age 25 (and other characters including Mary Johnson, age 9 and Delores Grisham, age 65). Beulah Melton is the wife of Clinton Melton and dies in a suspicious car accident after the murder of her husband.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Shayla Roland, Associate Producer, at email@example.com.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center
270 North Kent Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Auditions will take place in Club Room C
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sides will be provided.