Shakespeare & Company Tina Packer Playhouse 2017 Summer LORT Season - NYC EPA

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Shakespeare & Company Tina Packer Playhouse 2017 Summer LORT Season - NYC EPA

Shakespeare & Company
Lenox, MA

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TITLE

Shakespeare & Company Tina Packer Playhouse 2017 Summer LORT Season - NYC EPA

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
LORT D; $645.00/week AEA

PERSONNEL
At the Auditions: Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Producing Associate Ariel Bock;

OTHER DATES

CYMBELINE
by William Shakespeare -
1st rehearsal: 5/30/17;
Runs 7/4 – 8/6/17.

THE TEMPEST
by William Shakespeare --
1st rehearsal: 7/11/17;
Runs 8/10 – 9/3/17.

OTHER

All roles will be understudied. Callbacks will be announced and scheduled at auditions.

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EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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.

SEEKING
Actors for 2017 summer season in Lenox, Massachusetts: "Cymbeline" doubling with "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare.


BREAKDOWN

All rehearsal and performance dates are in 2017. All roles that are not listed have been cast without auditions; *for pre-cast roles, auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.

All actors -- extensive voice and physical practice as well as familiarity with Shakespeare & Company text methods preferred. The right performer in the role is more important than traditional gender and all roles are acceptable for non-traditional casting unless otherwise specified; we seek and strongly encourage participation by performers of all races and ethnicities. Musicianship, especially with period instruments, is a big plus in any role; accents or related abilities important for some roles as indicated.

Male Roles

"CYMBELINE" doubles into "THE TEMPEST":

Cymbeline (does not double) & parts as cast: 50s/60s.
This role has already been CAST

Belarius/Prospero & parts as cast
50s/60s. This role has already been CAST.

Posthumus/Sebastian & parts as cast
30s Honest, jealous lover / manipulative power seeker

Cloten/Ferdinand & parts as cast
30s Foolish,deceitful fop / honest hardworking prince

Pisanio/Stephano & parts as cast
30s/40s Loyal, competent servant / drunken butler

Caliban/Iachimo & parts as cast
35-50s Island monster / scheming duplicitous courtier

Lucius/Antonio & parts as cast
40-50s - Roman general / Unscrupulous, wicked duke

Female Roles

"CYMBELINE doubles into "THE TEMPEST"

Queen/Trinculo & parts as cast
40s/50s Smooth-talking, power-hungry queen / foolish jester

Imogen/Ariel & parts as cast
30-40. This role has already been CAST.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507

16th floor. Check in at studio 16-P upon arrival

WHEN
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a short monologue from any Shakespeare play & have a contrasting, contemporary monologue of your choice prepared if requested. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult