Idaho Shakespeare Festival 2024 Season - Boise, ID EPA (04.16.24) | Playbill

Idaho Shakespeare Festival 2024 Season - Boise, ID EPA (04.16.24)

CATEGORY: Performer

Idaho Shakespeare Festival
Boise, ID

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
$1058 weekly minimum (LORT B)

AUDITION DATE
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (M)
Lunch 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

APPOINTMENTS
To schedule an audition appointment please email Company Coordinator, Ciera Tucker, at [email protected] . Please include your full name, preferred time slot, and contact information. Ciera will respond with an email confirmation.

LOCATION
Idaho Shakespeare Festival - Administrative Offices
618 S 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702

THIS SPACE'S VENTILATION HAS NOT BEEN VERIFIED BY ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION.

PERSONNEL
Expected to attend:
Associate Artistic Director: Sara Bruner

See breakdown for production specific personnel.

OTHER DATES
See breakdown for production specific dates.

OTHER
https://idahoshakespeare.org/

Shows are shared between Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival.

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.

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in Idaho Shakespeare Festival's 2024 Season (See breakdown).

We encourage performers of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, abilities and ages to audition.

PREPARATION
Please prepare EITHER one brief Shakespeare and one brief contemporary monologue, OR two brief Shakespeare monologues, OR one brief monologue and one short song selection. Please bring sheet music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided but will not transpose. Please bring a stapled headshot and resume.

BREAKDOWN

Idaho Shakespeare Festival 2024 Season

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare
First Rehearsal: 5/14/24
First Public Performance: 5/24/24
Closing:6/8/23

SEEKING Understudies for:
Host of the Garter Inn: Spirited and jovial character, host to Falstaff and others.

Sir John Falstaff: Rotund and scheming knight with aspirations of wooing wealthy women for personal gain.

Mistress Ford: Clever and resourceful wife who outwits Falstaff's advances.

Mistress Page: Well-mannered and astute wife, also a target of Falstaff's romantic endeavors.

Ford: Jealous and suspicious husband to Mistress Ford, leading to comedic misunderstandings.

Page: Respectable and well-to-do husband to Mistress Page, caught up in the humorous misadventures.

Anne Page: Gentle and virtuous daughter pursued by various suitors chosen by her parents.

Fenton: Sincere and determined young gentleman in love with Anne Page.

Shallow: Elderly and somewhat foolish Justice of the Peace.

Slender: Nephew to Shallow, a somewhat dim-witted suitor for Anne Page.

Widow Quickly: Busy and somewhat confused go-between in the romantic entanglements.

Dr. Caius: Hot-tempered and eccentric French physician with intentions to marry Anne.

Sir Hugh Evans: Welsh parson with a good-natured demeanor and peculiar speech.

Simple: Servant to Slender, characterized by his simplicity and naivety.

Rugby: Servant to Dr. Caius, known for his loyalty and amusing interactions.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Written by Agatha Christie & adapted by Ken Ludwig
First Rehearsal: 6/4/24
First Public Performance: 6/14/24
Closing: 7/6/24

SEEKING Understudies for:
Ratchett: Ruthless and cunning character with a dark past and a flamboyant demeanor.

Monsieur Bouc: Charming and somewhat bumbling friend of Poirot, providing comic relief.

Mary Debenham: British governess with a secretive and reserved nature, exploring emotional depth and internal struggles.

Colonel Arbuthnot: Stoic and disciplined British officer with a conflict between duty and personal feelings.

Mrs. Hubbard: Dramatic and theatrical American woman who enjoys the spotlight.

Hector MacQueen: Slick and polished former secretary with an enigmatic quality and potentially hidden motives.

Princess Dragomiroff: Mysterious and regal Russian princess with an aristocratic demeanor.

Helen Hubbard: Talkative and boisterous American woman, vivacious and entertaining.

Count Andrenyi: Charismatic and charming Hungarian aristocrat with sophistication and allure.

Countess Andrenyi: Elegant and composed wife of Count Andrenyi, maintaining a façade under pressure.

Antonio Foscarelli: Passionate and fiery Italian chauffeur with expressive personality and romanticism.

Greta Ohlsson: Reserved and mysterious Swedish missionary with quiet strength.

Michael (The Conductor): Diligent and disciplined conductor with a professional demeanor, providing insights into passenger activities.

Head Engineer: Technical expert with a deep understanding of the train's mechanics and a sense of responsibility for its operations.

INTO THE WOODS
Written by Sondheim/Lapine
First Rehearsal: 6/18/24
First Performance: 7/12/24
Closing: 8/4/24

SEEKING Understudies for:
The Baker: A kind and earnest man, husband to the Baker's Wife, on a quest to lift a curse.

The Baker's Wife: A pragmatic and resourceful woman, wife to the Baker, seeking to have a child.

Cinderella: A kind-hearted young woman, mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.

Jack: A naïve and simple-minded boy, owner of Milky White the cow.

Little Red Riding Hood: A fearless and resourceful girl on a journey to visit her grandmother.

The Witch: A complex character with magical powers, placing a curse on the Baker's family.

Rapunzel: A beautiful young woman with long hair, locked away in a tower by the Witch.

Cinderella's Prince: Charming but self-centered royal figure, pursuing Cinderella.

Rapunzel's Prince: Charming but self-centered royal figure, pursuing Rapunzel.

The Mysterious Man: An enigmatic character who provides guidance and challenges to the Baker.

The Narrator: A character who serves as the storyteller and interacts with the cast.

The Steward: Servant to Cinderella's Prince, often involved in the royal affairs.

Cinderella's Stepmother: Wicked and controlling, mistreats Cinderella.

Lucinda and Florinda: Cinderella's stepsisters, vain and selfish.

Jack's Mother: Overprotective and practical, concerned for Jack's well-being.

Cinderella's Mother: Deceased character who appears as a spirit and provides guidance.

Grandmother: Little Red Riding Hood's wise and humorous grandmother.

The Wolf: A seductive and predatory character who encounters Little Red Riding Hood.

Cinderella's Father: A distant and uninvolved character in Cinderella's life.

Milky White: Jack's beloved cow.

Snow White and Sleeping Beauty: Briefly featured characters in the second act.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written By William Shakespeare, translated by Jeff Whitty
First Rehearsal: 7/16/24
First Performance: 8/4/24
Closing: 8/31/24

SEEKING Understudies for:
Theseus: Duke of Athens, authoritative figure, and soon-to-be husband of Hippolyta.

Hippolyta: Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus.

Egeus: Hermia's father, insists on her marriage to Demetrius.

Hermia: Egeus's daughter, in love with Lysander, and resistant to marrying Demetrius.

Lysander: Young man in love with Hermia, and willing to face obstacles for their love.

Demetrius: Initially in love with Hermia, later enchanted to love Helena.

Helena: In love with Demetrius, and later bewildered by his sudden affection.

Puck: Mischievous fairy, servant to Oberon, and instigator of much confusion.

Oberon: King of the Fairies, orchestrates magical interventions in the lovers' affairs.

Titania: Queen of the Fairies, initially at odds with Oberon.

Nick Bottom: Comical and confident weaver, transformed into an ass by Puck's magic.

Peter Quince: Leader of the amateur acting troupe.

Francis Flute: Plays Thisbe in the play within the play, reluctantly cross-dressing.

Tom Snout: Plays the wall in the play within the play.

Snug: Plays the lion in the play within the play.

Starveling: Plays Moonshine in the play within the play.

First Fairy: Sprightly and ethereal being, serving Oberon and Titania, contributing to the enchanting and whimsical ambiance of the play.

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
Written by Ted Swindley
First Rehearsal: 9/3/24
First Public Performance: 9/6/24
Closing: 9/29/24

No Roles Available - FULLY CAST.

SALARY

LORT Non-Rep $1058 weekly minimum (LORT B)

UNION

AEA

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