The House That Will Not Stand - NYC EPA

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The House That Will Not Stand - NYC EPA

New York Theatre Workshop
New York, NY

Job Details

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Performer

TITLE

The House That Will Not Stand - NYC EPA

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Off Broadway
AEA min: $690/wk through July 31,2018 and will increase to $783/wk beginning August 1, 2018.

PERSONNEL
Written by Marcus Gardley
Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: June 12th 2018
First preview: July 11th 2018
Opening: July 30th 2018
Closing: August 26th, 2018

OTHER
www.nytw.org

Taylor Williams (Casting Director) and Ada Karamanyan (Casting Fellow) will be in the room.

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
Equity actors for 7 roles. See breakdown

BREAKDOWN

Beartrice Albans:
50s-60s. Female. Black/ African-American. A free woman of color. Mistress of Lazare Albans; a white, wealthy merchant. Queen of her household. She is a strict but fiercely loving mother, with a commanding presence and underlying Southern grace. A strong believer in good appearances, manners and tradition.

Agnès Albans:
19. Female. Black/ African-American. The oldest of Beartrice’s three daughters. Agnès is sensual and full of desire with a frank sense of humor. She longs for adventure outside of her mother’s home and is willing to take risks to find love. She desperately wants to be the first sister to succeed.

Maude Lynn Albans:
18. Female. Black/ African-American. The middle of Beartrice’s three daughters and has the lightest skin. Maude Lynn has a strong moral compass and is devoted to her spirituality. She fears trouble and is unwilling to scheme as her sisters do. She is ultimately able to stand up for what she believes.

Odette Albans:
16. Female. Black/ African-American. The youngest of Beartrice’s three daughters and has the darkest skin. She is romantic and unaware of the dangers of the world. Odette trusts what her sisters tell her but deep down is full of undiscovered confidence.

Makeda:
late 40s-60s. Female. Black/ African-American. A slave who works in Beartrice’s house. Makeda is wise, observant, and resourceful with a regal energy. She acts as a second mother and protector of the three daughters. She hopes to buy her freedom from Beartrice.

La Veuve:
45-55. Female. Black/ African-American. A free woman of color. Beartrice’s sworn enemy. La Veuve is an opportunistic town gossip who is constantly stirring the pot.

Marie Josephine:
40s-50s. Female. Black/ African-American. Beartrice’s sister. Marie Josephine is clairvoyant and connected to the dead. She wistfully dreams of a lover from a past life and is determined to help free the daughters from Beartrice’s tight grip.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

4th floor Holding room: Studio 412 Auditions: Studio 411

WHEN
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a contemporary monologue under 2 minutes. No TV/ film. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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