O.P.C. - American Repertory Theatre Auditions

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O.P.C. - Equity Principal Auditions in Boston

American Repertory Theatre | Cambridge, MA

Date of Audition:
5/21/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$812/week minimum

Location
Loeb Drama Center
64 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women. Extremely interested in highly intelligent actors with strong comedic & dramatic skills.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Sides will be provided at the auditions.
Bring picture and resume stapled together

Other Dates
1st reh: October 20th, 1st perf: November 29th, Open: December 3rd, Close: January 4th.

Other
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

Personnel
Eve Ensler, Playwright
Pesha Rudnick, Director
Stephen Kopel, Casting

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Please email casting@amrep.org or phone 617-496-2000, ext 8840 to schedule an appointment.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

SMITH
(Female, 50s-60s) Intelligent, driven, attractive, put together & no nonsense. A former lawyer now running for the United States Senate. ROMI and KANSAS’ mother.

ROMI
(Female, 20s) A Freegan, fiercely committed to the “anti-consumerist” lifestyle. Punk, but pretty, artsy, emotional & highly intelligent, without a malicious bone in her body. She avoids the “American corporate machine” at all costs, but is pulled into her mother’s campaign against her will.

BRUCE
(Male, 50s-60s) Handsome, appealing, intelligent, light-hearted. Often uses humor to be supportive. The peace maker in the family. SMITH’S husband and ROMI and KANSAS’ father.

KANSAS
(Female, 20s) A driven, intelligent, type A personality with a dry sense of humor. Works on her mother’s campaign. The good girl who often goes unnoticed. Resentful of ROMI and the damage her beliefs inflict on the family and campaign.

DAMIEN
(Male, 20s) A Freegan. Sexy, intelligent, charming & androgynous. ROMI mistakes him for gay the first time they meet. Highly charismatic and clever. He and ROMI begin a relationship and he eventually becomes part of SMITH’S campaign.

ONE MAN
(Male, 20s-30s) Asian Indian. Seeking a transformative, sexy, funny actor to play multiple roles including: A dumpster diving Freegan, DR. DAY, a doctor on “The P Show”, JEWL, a fabulous drag queen and PRAKASH, a sensitive patient with OCD who befriends ROMI at the Healing Facility.

ONE WOMAN
(Female, 30s-50s) African American. Seeking a transformative, funny, vivid actor to play multiple roles including: P, the host of a popular talk show, a super model & SISTER RO, an outspoken patient at the Healing Facility. Interested in all physical types.

ONE WOMAN
(Female, 60s-70s) Seeking a transformative, vivid, funny actor to play multiple roles including: MRS. M, an upper class dumpster diving Freegan, a fashion magazine editor & JOAN, a newscaster. Interested in all physical types.


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