INTIMATE APPAREL - Artists Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: April 3, 2014

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Intimate Apparel - Local EPA
Artists Repertory Theatre|Portland, OR

Date of Audition:
4/11/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Friday, April 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch Break1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Contract
SPT
SPT 8 - Minimum $518/wk

Location
Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison
Portland , OR 97205
Street Parking.


Seeking
Artists Repertory Theatre Seeking Principal Roles for

Preparation
Please prepare two contrasting monologues, no longer than 3 minutes in total length.

Other Dates
Show Run:September 09th - October 5th, 2014

Other
www.artistsrep.org

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor willnotbe provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Open Call. Please sign in upon your arrival.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Intimate Apparel by Lynn Notttage.

Esther: 30-40. African American. Must play 35. Plain looking woman, intelligent, but not educated. She is a skilled seamstress and can make her own way, but dreams of marriage. She has grown knowledgeable of the world through observation; trusting and hopeful; a strong and unshakable spirit; a fighter.
Gender: Female
Type: Principal
Age Range: 30-40
Ethnicity: African American

Mrs. Dickson: 45-55 African American. Refined, married well, widowed, has an air of wealth, well-spoken, motherly, lonely, forced by her mother to be more than her mother was.
Gender: Female
Type: Principal
Age Range: 45-55
Ethnicity: African American

Mrs. Van Van Buren: : 30-38 White American. Wealthy, married, trapped, seeking love and longing for affection, tortured and disillusioned.
Gender: Female
Type: Principal
Age Range: 30-38
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Mr. Marks: 30-40 Romanian Jewish Immigrant. Seller of textiles, torn between a strong religious devotion and the changing world. A man struggling with his devotion to tradition. In love with Esther.
Gender: Male
Type: Principal
Age Range: 30-40
Ethnicity: Caucasian

Mayme: 30-38 African American. Plays the piano, singer, sultry/sexy and knows how to use it. She has a good heart but can lose her way; longs to find a man to take her away from the life she is leading. Seeking actor/singer/ musician actual piano playing a plus.
Gender: Female
Type: Principal
Age Range: 30-38
Ethnicity: African American

George: 30-40 Barbadian immigrant. A man with stature and commanding presence; rugged, classically attractive. He must be so convincingly romantic that we lose ourselves in the fantasy of him. His eventual cold, dishonest and unfeeling behavior toward Esther must be palpable and surprising. struggling with his devotion to tradition.
Gender: Male
Type: Principal
Age Range: 30-40
Ethnicity: African American


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