A TWIST OF WATER - Passage Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: August 9, 2019

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A TWIST OF WATER - Philadelphia, PA EPA

Passage Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment, email castingatpassage@gmail.com.

CONTRACT
SPT $354/wk plus health, pension, transportation

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles. This production replaces BABEL in the 2019-20 season.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a 2 minute monologue (or two contrasting 1 minute monologues). Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake
341 South Hicks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

PERSONNEL
Playwright: Caitlin Parrish
Director: Michael Osinski (expected in attendance)
Producer: Passage Theatre Company
Artistic Director: C. Ryanne Domingues (expected in attendance)

OTHER DATES
All rehearsals and performances for A TWIST OF WATER will be held in the Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton, NJ.
Dates:
Rehearsals run from April 7th - 29th (30 hrs/week)
Preview performances on April 30th & May 1st
Opening night is May 2nd
(The first week’s performance schedule is Thurs, Fri. & Sat. at 7:30pm and Sun @ 3pm. Following week’s schedules are Fri. & Sat. at 7:30pm and Sat. & Sun. at 3pm.)
Closing is May 17th

OTHER
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 TWIST OF WATER: Noah, a widowed history teacher, struggles to find hope in the wake of his husband’s death. When their adopted daughter Jira decides that she wants to seek out her birth mother, Noah and Jira are forced to reexamine both their own identities and their relationship to each other. Set against the backdrop of Chicago, this poignant play explores the definition of family and the love we find when we allow ourselves to heal.
NOAH – 39, white, a teacher
JIRA – 17, black, his daughter
TIA – 33, black, JIRA's birth mother
LIAM – 26, a teacher, any race or ethnicity*
*Change in original script character description posted with permission from the playwright


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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