16TH STREET THEATRE 2020 SEASON - 16th Street Theatre Auditions

Posted: June 12, 2019

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16th Street Theatre 2020 Season Days- Chiago EPA

North Berwyn Park District

AUDITION DATES
Mon, Jul 08, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (CDT)

Tue, Jul 09, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm (CDT)

Wed, Jul 10, 2019**
10:00 am - 4:00 pm (CDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Email casting@16thstreettheater.org with questions and to make apt

CONTRACT
CAT1 $ 259.00 PER WEEK

SEEKING
16th Street is seeking women, men and non-binary actors of all ethnic backgrounds for their 2020 Season General Auditions. You must choose the role for which you will prepare. For roles where ethnicity is not stated, character can be played by any ethnicity. Roles range from early 20s to late 50’s. For Xmas Cuento, you must be able to sing and speak Spanish.

PREPARATION
Choose and prepare one side here: https://16thstreettheater.org/about/auditions/ AND perform an additional one-minute contemporary monologue. Read full audition info and link to complete scripts here: https://16thstreettheater.org/about/auditions/

LOCATIONS
16th Street Theater
6420 16th Street
Berwyn, IL 60402

**Wed 7/10 ONLY
Actors' Equity Association - Chicago Member Center
557 W Randolph St
1st Fl
Chicago, IL 60661
Dial 011 for entry

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director Ann Filmer has casting authority, along with directors Miguel Nuñez and Ilesa Duncan

OTHER DATES
Nov 2019 - Oct 2020

OTHER
Full audition info here https://16thstreettheater.org/about/auditions/

EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
A XMAS CUENTO REMIX
ROLES AVAILABLE:
CAROLER 2- Latina. Young Dolores- 17 & 18 years old, Sol la Chicana- Spirit of Christmas Present. The hostess with the mostest. President of Mecha, the chick at the protest with the megaphone. Police Officer 2
CAROLER 4- Latina. Veronica- A regular at D’s Pub. Ixchel- Spirit of Christmas Past. She’s modern and mythic. She is like a walking full moon. Jefferson the Realtor.
CAROLER 5- Latino. Dominique- Son to Anita and Tomas, has asthma 10 years old. Teenage Dominique. Joaquin- Employee to Dolores, a hipster bartender, fabulous and charming. Miguel- Anita’s father at 17 & 18 years old

ALABASTER
ROLES AVAILABLE:
JUNE- Any ethnicity. A woman in her 30’s. An eccentric folk artist.
ALICE- Any ethnicity. A woman in her 30’s. A photographer.
WEEZY- Any ethnicity. 30’s – 40s. June’s goat.
BIB- Any ethnicity. 70s-80s. Weezy’s mother, a goat. (NON SPEAKING)

WAKE UP MRS. MOORE
ROLES AVAILABLE:
VIRGINIA MOORE- Any ethnicity. A woman teetering between real life and fantasy.
GLENN MOORE - Any ethnicity. Virginia’s devoted husband.
ALMA JENNINGS- Any ethnicity. Virginia’s deteriorating sister.
GEORGE LARSON- Any ethnicity. Virginia’s brother lost in Vietnam.
SUSAN JONES- African American. Virginia’s caretaker at the hospital.
TRACY JENNINGS- Any ethnicity. Alma’s independent daughter.

RASTUS & HATTIE
ROLES AVAILABLE:
NEEDRA- African American, female late 30s, new mom, geneticist, fiercely smart.
MALIK- African American, male late 30s, Needra’s husband. Country boy.
MARLENE- White, female late 30’s, Needra’s best friend.
DAVID- White, male late 30’s, Marlene’s husband, a lawyer.
RASTUS- African American, male late 50’s, robot.
HATTIE- African American, female late 50’s, robot.
DEAN HACKETT- White, male 50-60, academic, Needra’s advisor.
STOREKEEPER- White, male 50-60, same actor plays Dean Hackett.

Choose and prepare one side here: https://16thstreettheater.org/about/auditions/ AND perform an additional one-minute contemporary monologue. Read full audition info and link to complete scripts here: https://16thstreettheater.org/about/auditions/


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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