Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Monday, April 7, 2014
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM each day
lunch 1 to 2
and LOA (see OTHER section)
Lowndes Shakespeare Center
812 E. Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32802
Equity actors for the 2014-15 season.
See breakdown for full preparation instructions.
Bring TWO pictures and resumes, each stapled together
Callbacks planned for 4/11, 10 to 6, in Orlando.
If you are having problems scheduling online please email firstname.lastname@example.org
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits on any day.
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.
weekly salaries: shows under SPT 7: $462? SPT 9: $586? LOA: $618
Artistic Director: Jim Helsinger
Managing Director: PJ Albert
note: Non-AEA auditions on 4/8 and 4/10 and Children auditions on 4/9 (see breakdown for more info)
· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
For adult AEA actors: go to http://www.meetme.so/OSTAuditions
For children: go: to http://www.meetme.so/OSTChildAuditions
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
Prepare 1 monologue only, not to exceed 2 minutes total, (or prepare a side from one of the season productions).
To audition for LES MISERABLES, prepare 16 bars in the style of the show (legit, contemporary 'Broadway opera'). It is acceptable to sing a selection from the show. The show requires legit voices, so please avoid pop/rock material.
Sides and sheet music available at http://orlandoshakes.org/auditions after March 19th. Reader provided.
Bring TWO copies of your picture and resume, each stapled together.
All roles available unless otherwise specified.
(For FULL Character Breakdown for each show, visit: http://orlandoshakes.org/about/auditions.html)
Written by Alain Boublil, ClaudeMichel
Schönberg. Director: DJ Salisbury
1st Reh 8/19, Runs: 10/17 - 10/12.
Male and Female Ensemble
THE BEST OF ENEMIES
Salaries: AEA (Union) SPT 7: $462
by Mark St. Germain. Director: Mark Routhier.
1st Reh 9/23/14. Runs: 10/17 - 11/22
Black Male, 30s.
White Male, Mid 30s to 50ish.
White Female, Mid 30s to 50ish.
Black Female, Middle 40s to late 50s.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Jim Helsinger. Director:TBA.
1st Reh 11/11/14, Runs: 12/5 - 12/28.
A retelling of the classic Dickens’ tale. Please prepare appropriate British accents for each role.
Male 60- 70.
Male 45- 60.
Male 20s- 30s.
Belle / Ensemble
Fan / Belinda
Tiny Tim / Ensemble
Male 8 - 11.
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR / TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
(performed on alternating nights, actors will be in both shows (except children’s roles)
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
By Christopher Sergel, from the novel by Harper Lee. Director: TBA
1st Reh 12/9/14. Runs: 2/6 - 3/8/15
The play takes place in Maycomb County, Alabama in 1935, at the height of the Depression. Please prepare appropriately for the era, the movement, language and southern accents for the play.
White Male, 50s. Town sheriff.
White Male, 50. Father to Scout and Jem. A country lawyer.
White Male, 40. The public prosecutor.
White Female, 40's. Narrator of the play.
White Male, 50.
Black Male. 50s – 60s.
White Female 60s - 70s.
White Female, 40s. Town gossip
White Male, 40s. Hard up farmer
White Male, 50s- 60s. Judge.
White Female. 19. Oldest daughter of Bob Ewell
Black Female, 50. The cook
Black Male, 25-40. Handsome and honest.
White. Male. 30s. Large and strong.
White Boy, 10- 12. Small, blond
White Boy, 10 - 12. Scout’s older brother.
Scout (Jean Louise Finch)
White girl, 9 or 10. Self assured, inquisitive. Can be older but reads younger.
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR By
William Shakespeare. Director: TBA.
1st Reh 12/9/14. Runs: 2/6 - Closes 3/8/15
Sir Hugh Evans
by William Shakespeare. Director: Jim Helsinger.
1st Reh: 1/27/15. Runs: 2/20 - 3/15/15
7 actors perform Shakespeare’s Henry V, playing multiple roles. Please prepare British characters with
lower or upper class British accents as appropriate, and French characters with slight French accents.
Actor 1: Henry/Dauphin/Ensemble - Male, 25-35
Actor 2: Canterbury/Bardolph/Ensemble - Male 50s - 60s
Actor 3: Pistol/Orleans/Ensemble - Male 40s- 50s
Actor 4: Exeter/Williams/Ensemble - Male 30- 40
Actor 5: Bedford/Nym/Ensemble - Male 45-60s
Actor 6: Fluellen/Constable of France/Ensemble - Male 30-50
Actor 7: Katherine/Montjoy/Ensemble - Female 25-35
Actor 8: Quickly/ French King / Ensemble - Female 50s- 60s
Written by Jennifer HoppeHouse. Director: TBA
1st Reh 3/17/15. Runs: 4/10 - 5/3/15
Molly Drexler - 40 years old. Bright but tough, she has only grown up by force.
Walter Drexler - Molly’s father, 72 years old. Trim, neat and elegant.
Lois Drexler - Molly’s mother, 70 years old.
Becky Davis - Molly’s oldest sister, 50 years old, twenty pounds overweight.
Linda Drexler - Molly’s middle sister, 47 years old. Successful but insecure.
Sondra Drexler - Walter’s second wife, 65 years old. Slightly Latino.
Abby Cory - Molly’s wife, 37 years old. A grownup. Strong, warm. Selfassured
Larry/Cop/Contractor (One male actor who plays 3 roles) -30s - 40s
Auditions by Appointment for NON-Equity ADULT Performers:
Tuesday 4/8 11am to 5pm (No Lunch Break)
Thursday 4/10 11amto 6pm (No Lunch Break)
To schedule an appointment: go to: http://www.meetme.so/OSTAuditions
Auditions by Appointment for CHILDREN:
Wednesday 4/9 4pm to 6pm
To schedule an appointment: go to: http://www.meetme.so/OSTChildAuditions.
If you are having problems scheduling online please email email@example.com.
Preparation instructions are the same as for the AEA Auditions.