Dat Black Mermaid Man Lady - Minneapolis EPA


Dat Black Mermaid Man Lady - Minneapolis EPA

Pillsbury House Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Job Details




Dat Black Mermaid Man Lady - Minneapolis EPA


Call Type: EPA

SPT 4; $366/week minimum.

Faye Price, co artistic director will be present.
Ebony Golden will be streaming the auditions

Rehearsals begin the week of May 7 they will be day and evening rehearsals
Opening is May 30,
Closing is June 17
Performances are Wednesdays- Saturdays at 7:30pm Sundays at 3pm

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.

4 Adult performers of African Descent for the upcoming world premiere of DAT BLACK MERMAID MAN LADY by Sharon Bridgforth. Gender should be fluid. Performers must be able to improvise, incorporating movement, gestures and the sounds of Oriki, field hollers, spirituals, blues, jazz.

Local Hires preferred.


Performer 1) Able to manage (lots of) blues based text. Sensuous. A warrior. No nonsense. Makes magic out of laughter.

Performer 2) The youngest cast member (under 30). Gender non conforming. Innocent. Loves their elders. Can't resist a good story. The only one that is actually made of flesh and blood.

Performer 3) A straight up killer. The community protector. Keeps the peace, but will take someone out to protect the whole.

Performer 4) An Ancestor. Is always present but rarely seen. Speaks in whispers and soft touches. Already/always knows we gonn be alright.

Please send head shot and resume to phtauditions@gmai.com to schedule an appointment.



Audition Information


Pillsbury House Theatre
3501 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Sunday, March 18, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch: 12-1pm


Please be prepared to sing one blues song (an accompanist will not be provided this piece is performed a capella ) Perform 1 minute of movement/dance (if using music please bring a device with which to play it) Read a side from the script (a perusal script will be available in the lobby to read.)

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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