DONOGOO - Equity Principal Auditions
Mint Theater Company
New York, NY
Date of Audition
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, January 6, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2
> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will be provided.
Author: Jules Romains, translated by Gus Kaikonnen
Director: Gus Kaikonnen
Artistic Director: Jonathan Bank
First Rehearsal: May 6, 2014
First Performance: June 3, 2014
Closing (tentative): July 27, 2014
Versatile actors, skilled in comedy and excellent with language. 14 actors will cover 64 roles.
see breakdown for more info.
A breakdown has been added for this notice. See below.
Sides will be available from AEA or the Mint website (by 1/3 on website): http://minttheater.org/casting.php?tab=tab-1
Bring picture and resume, stapled together.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
All roles in DONOGOO require versatile actors, skilled in comedy and excellent with language. 14 actors will cover 64 roles. For this EPA, actors will be asked to read one of six monologues from the play, each of which correspond to one or more of the 14 character tracks.
Below is the breakdown of the tracks and corresponding audition material.
-Lamendin (Lead, 30s-50s, highly intelligent and educated, failed architect and painter, skilled at comedy, thinks on his feet)
Actors auditioning for the following track will read LAMENDIN side
-Benin (Lamendin’s best friend, interested in everything. 30s-60s. Also plays 1st Pioneer & Stockholder)
Actors auditioning for the following track will read BENIN side
-Miguel Rufisque (A quack psychiatrist 60s), also plays Le Trouhadec (An intellectual geographer 60s-70s)
Actors auditioning for the following track will read MIGUEL RUFISQUE side
-Margajat (a crooked Bank Director at a failing bank. 50s. Highly intelligent and crafty. Also plays the Happy Idiot),
-Bank Director (Imposing presence, intelligence), Fat Man, Sweaty Man, German Client (Passerby), Pioneer, and 1st Newcomer (40s-50s very versatile comic actor)
-Bartender, Factory Worker, Second Colonial, The Boss, and Mathieu (40s-50s, intelligent, rough hewn, major supporting role)
Actors auditioning for the following tracks will read MARGAJAT side
-Young Man (25, Major supporting role, comedy skills, rough edges but likeable. Also plays Berber Beggar)
-Joseph (Early 20s, Earnest young man, starts out as a waiter, becomes an adventurer)
-Groom, Indian Guide, and Clipoteaux (18-28, All ethnicities)
-Third Colonial, 1st Adventurer, and 2nd Newcomer (25-40, Versatile actor, good at comedy)
-First American, and Joris (25-40, Versatile actor)
-Second American, Native Boy, Steward, Newsboy, and Waiter (18-25, All ethnicities)
Actors auditioning for the following tracks will read YOUNG MAN side
-Ample Woman, Café Owner, Sophie, Colonial Woman, Travel Agent, Assistant, and 2nd Woman (Character actress 40s-50s, versatile comedian)
-Pretty Young Woman, Tour Guide, Girl, Woman, 1st Stockholder and Leila (Versatile, exotic, attractive comic actress 18-26. All ethnicities)
Actors auditioning for the following tracks will read COLONIAL WOMAN side
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