SHAKESPEARE THEATRE CO. OF DC 2014-15 SEASON - Shakespeare Theatre Co. of DC Auditions

Posted: April 2, 2014

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Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC

- NYC Equity Principal Auditions
Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC|Washington, DC

Date of Audition:
4/28/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, April 28, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
Cat. B+ & B $883, $812 respectively **

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036


Seeking
Equity performers for various roles in the 2014-15 Season.

All roles understudied.

Shakespeare Theatre Company specializes in classic plays. STC is always seeking new classical actors of all age ranges and types to add to its files.
See breakdown.

Preparation
prepare either:
- one (1) classical monologue, preferably Shakespeare; OR
- a brief song; OR
- A brief monologue and a brief song.

If singing, bring sheet music; accompanist provided.
Total audition time preferably not to exceed 2 minutes total.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other
www.shakespearetheatre.org

**
Shows at the Harman Center: paying $883/week minimum
Shows at the Lansburgh Theatre: paying $812/week minimum

Personnel
Expected to attend the EPA:
Associate Artistic Director: Alan Paul
and
Resident Casting Director: Carter Niles

  • 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.


Breakdown

A WINTER’S TALE (FREE FOR ALL)
By William Shakespeare
Directed by TBA
Original direction by Rebecca Taichman
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: July 31, 2014
Preview: August 19, 2014
Opening: August 20, 2014
Closes: August 31, 2014

Available roles: Camillo, Hermione, Polixenes, Perdita, Florizel

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AS YOU LIKE IT
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Attenborough
Performs at the Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: September 18, 2014
1st Preview: October 23, 2014
Opening: November 3, 2014
Closes: December 14, 2014.

Available roles: Rosalind, Celia, Phebe, Audrey, Orlando, Oliver, Adam, Touchstone, Duke Senior, Duke Frederick, Charles, Le Beau, Jacques, Amiens, Silvius, Corin, Lord, Sir Oliver Martext, William

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THE TEMPEST
By William Shakespeare
Director: Ethan McSweeny
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: October 23, 2014
1st Preview: November 28, 2014
Opening: December 8, 2014
Closes: January 25, 2015.

Available roles: Alonso, Sebastian, Prospero, Antonio, Ferdinand, Gonzalo, Adrian, Francisco, Caliban, Trinculo, Stephano, Boatswain, Ariel, Shipmaster, Juno, Iris, Miranda, Ceres

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THE METROMANIACS
By Alexis Piron
Translated by David Ives
Directed by Michael Kahn
Performs at the Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: December 26, 2014
1st Preview: January 29, 2015
Opening: February 9, 2015
Closes: March 29, 2015.

Available roles:

Damis (male, self-styled poet, head in the clouds, 20s-40s)
Dorante (male, young lover 20s-30s)
Lucille (female, daughter of Francaleu, young lover 20s-30s)
Lisette (female, classic comic French maid, saucy, bawdy word play 20s-30s)
Mandor (male, classic clever servant late 20s-40s)
Francaleu (male, wealthy landowner, 40s-60s)
Baliveau (male Uncle of Damis, friend of Francaleu 40s-60s)

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MAN OF LA MANCHA
Book by Dale Wasserman
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Music by Mitch Leigh
Adapted from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Directed by Alan Paul
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: February 5, 2015
1st Preview: March 12, 2015
Opening: March 23, 2015
Closes: April 26, 2015

Available roles: Captain of the Inquisition, Sancho, Don Quixote, Governor/Innkeeper, Duke/Carrasco, Padre, Aldonza, Maria, Fermina, Antonia, Jose, Tenorio, Paco, Juan, Anselmo, Housekeeper, Pedro, Quito, Barber

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TARTUFFE
By Moliere
Directed by Dominique Serrand
Performs at Lansburgh Theatre
1st Rehearsal: April 30, 2015
1st Preview: May 7, 2015
Opening: May 18, 2015
Closes: July 5, 2015.

Available roles: Orgon, Elmire, Cleante, Mariane, Valere, Droine, Damis, Pernelle, Flipote, Laurent, Pascal.

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ENRICO IV By Luigi Pirandello
Adapted by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Michael Kahn
Performs at Sidney Harman Hall
1st Rehearsal: April 23, 2015
1st Preview: May 28, 2015
Opening: June 8, 2015
Closes: July 19, 2015.

Available roles: Henry, Doctor, Belcredi, Di Nolli, Landolf, Harold, Ordulf, Bertold, Giovanni, Matilda, Frida


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