DRAGON'S BREATH - Equity Principal Auditions Michael C. O'Day|New Hyde Park, NY
Date of Audition:
Equity Principal Auditions Wednesday, June 4, 2014
9:30 am-5:30 pm
(lunch 1:00-2:00 pm)
$350 stipend (per 2013 agreement, 2014 pending) Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Equity actors, any ethnicity, for 4 female and 3 male roles.
See breakdown for more information. Preparation
Prepare a contemporary monologue, preferably comedic. Other Dates
Rehearses in July.
New York International Fringe Festival runs Aug. 8-24 (Approx. 5 performances, exact dates TBD.) Other
Equity Showcase, referenced to Fringe Agreement. Personnel
Michael C. O'Day, author
Mikaela Kafka, director
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided. Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
The story of Justine Drake, a YA paranormal romance writer who, in between giving public bookstore readings and fending off internet trolls, accidentally creates a dangerous cult.
JUSTINE (F), 30s-40s. Recently divorced, has just quit her job and is trying her luck at writing as the author of the DRAGON'S BREATH series of YA paranormal romance books. Mild-mannered and a bit unsure of herself, but fundamentally optimistic and kind.
BYRON (M), 30s-40s. Justine's publisher; a former publicity flack who runs a small e-publishing company out of his home. Supportive and a bit sassy, but a shrewd businessman nonetheless.
ROCCO (M), 20s-30s. A disheveled-looking online critic with a deep-seated distaste for the DRAGON'S BREATH books. Has a sizeable ego, an encyclopedic knowledge of fantasy literature and the social skills of a turnip.
LAURA (F), 20s. Justine's number-one fan. Awkward and withdrawn at first, she transforms herself over the course of the play into a fire-and-brimstone preacher, the high priestess of a religion she has invented out of the DRAGON'S BREATH books.
ONE MAN and TWO WOMEN, 20s, to play various Fans, Customers, Panelists, Audience Members, and other Ensemble parts, as cast. Must be able to create a variety of distinct characters.