Non-Equity Educational Touring Theatre Actor

Non-Equity Educational Touring Theatre Actor

CATEGORY: Performer

George Street Playhouse
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
US

CONTACT NAME

Diana Gundacker

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE, New Brunswick, NJ (45 minutes from NYC), seeks 2M/2F actors, all ethnicities, for its Non-Equity regional Touring Company. Contract from August 27, 2018 – April 6, 2019, with possible 2 week extension. Pays $400 per week.


Work is demanding and requires great dedication.  Must have interest and passion for theatre for young audiences. Must be a strong actor and singer with a solid background in dance.  Actors must play teen to early twenties, varying roles. BA or BFA in Theatre Arts / Acting strongly suggested. EMC points for understudying main stage (LORT D) if appropriate. Must be willing to relocate to Central New Jersey.


Auditions

New York:  Tuesday, June 26 from 10-4 and Wednesday, June 27 from 10-4

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave, 12th FL, b/w 35th/36th St.  


Prepare a monologue and 2 contrasting 16 bars from pop musicals. No children’s literature. For appointment please send an email with your headshot and resume to: education@georgestplayhouse.org  

Please bring hard copy of headshot to audition. Submission deadline: June 20, 2018.



George Street Playhouse Educational Touring Theatre

Character Descriptions

Please see the Education Tab at www.GSPonline.org for show descriptions.

Anytown

A new musical about the opioid crisis

Book by Jim Jack

Music and Lyrics by Anna K. Jacobs

Directed by Portia Krieger



Hope- F. 17. Star athlete, smart, and driven. Hope sports a 4.0 GPA and limitless potential.  At times, doubts bloom inside her. A bringer of light. Pop mezzo, A3-D5



Joey- M. 17.  Hope’s best friend.  Goofy, warm and sweet natured.  Perceptive with a strong sense of loyalty.  Pop tenor, C3-B4



Adam- M. 18.  Handsome, confident and an exceptional athlete.  Big heart. Likes Hope. Likes drugs. Pop baritenor, B2-F#4



Robyn-F.  Single mother.  Kind, accomplished, and dedicated to provide Hope with safety and opportunity.  Pop soprano, A3-D5



New Kid

A play about bullying and language acquisition

By Dennis Foon

Directed by Jim Jack


Nick – M. The “new kid.” Smart, good sense of humor, but struggling to fit into his new community.

Mog – M. Brash and goofy, with a wild temper.  

Mencha – F. Mog’s best friend. Sweet, caring, and open-minded.

Mom – F. Nick’s mom. Gentle, understanding, and compassionate.


THINGS TO CONSIDER: I. Acting
  • Perform in GSP’s Touring Theatre productions, which travel to area schools, colleges, and community groups within the tri-state area.

  • The company performs 2 shows in repertory.  


II. Post-play Discussions
  • Conduct post-play discussions after each performance.


III. Production Support
  • Responsible for daily operation of touring productions: driving tour van, loading and unloading van, proper storage of all sets, costumes and props, and set-up and strike for all rehearsals and performances.

  • Must be able to lift 40lbs for 100 ft.


IV. Equity Membership Candidacy
  • Touring Theatre actors may participate, if the role is appropriate, in the Equity Membership Candidate Program in accordance with the current Equity rules. Participants accumulate one week of credit for each week of understudying, performing, or rehearsing Main Stage productions. Participation in the EMC Program DOES NOT GUARANTEE Equity Membership. Touring actors are invited to understudy at the discretion of the GSP artistic staff.  Not all touring actors understudy all productions.


 V. Dates

Terms of contract: Company is in residence August 27, 2018 – April 6, 2019, with possible 2 week extension.

Rehearsals: Full-time, 6 days per week rehearsal/ 5 days per week performing. Actors may not hold second jobs during the rehearsal period.  


VI. Housing

Housing is not provided.  Actors must reside in Central New Jersey for the term of employment. Local New Jersey residents may commute if they have reliable and independent transportation.

DURATION

August 27, 2018 - April 7, 2019

SALARY

$400/week

HOW TO APPLY

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