THE DANGEROUS HOUSE OF PRETTY MBANE - InterACT Theatre Company Auditions

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THE DANGEROUS HOUSE OF PRETTY MBANE - EPA

InterAct Theatre Company|Philadelphia, PA

Date of Audition:
5/12/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Monday, May 12, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch approx. 1 to 2

Contract
SPT
Cat. 7; $462/week AEA minimum

Location
The Adrienne
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for 5 roles.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Please prepare one contemporary monologue of no longer than two (2) minutes.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
1st rehearsal: December 23, 2014. Runs January 16-February 8 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7, Thursdays - Saturdays at 8, Sundays at 2).

Other
Local accommodations and $125 travel stipend provided for out-of-town actors.

Personnel
Producing Artistic Director: Seth Rozin
Stage Director: Pirronne Yousefzadeh
Author: Jen Silverman

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

Appointments
AEA members Email or call for appointments: srozin@interacttheatre.org or 215-568-8077. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

SYNOPSIS: A talented, young South African soccer player flees to England escaping LGBT persecution. But when her activist lover, Pretty Mbane, goes missing, Noxolo is forced to reassess her life and her choices. Returning to South Africa during the World Cup, Noxolo’s search brings her face to face with the demons of her past and her country’s blind eye to violence against women.


SEEKING:

NOXOLO
Female, Black South African, early-mid-20’s, lesbian soccer player

PRETTY MBANE
Female, Black South African, late 20’s, lesbian activist

MARCEL
Male, Black South African, 30’s, gay expat bar owner

SICELO
Male, Black South African, late 20’s-30’s, taxi driver

GREGORY
Male, Caucasian British, 30’s-40’s, sports journalist


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