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AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATER 2012-13 SEASON - American Conservatory Theater Auditions

Posted: May 2, 2012

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American Conservatory Theater 2012-13 - EPA
American Conservatory Theater
San Francisco, CA



Call Type
Equity Principal
Date of Audition
5/15/2012
Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

> EPA Rules are in effect.Time(s)
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch from 1-2.
> A monitor will be provided.
Personnel
Janet Foster, Casting Director/Artistic Associate at A.C.T.
Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$882/week minimum.
Seeking
Actors (m/f) for 2012-13 productions. See Breakdown for details
Breakdown
A breakdown has been added for this notice.
Preparation
Prepare EITHER a monologue (2 minutes or less, classical or contemporary) OR a legit music theater song (no pop/rock) OR 16 bars & a 1-minute monologue. If singing, bring sheet music; accompanist provided, but may not transpose. Bring a photo and resume, stapled back-to-back.
Other
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.






In accordance with the LORT Agreement, roles not listed are not available.


Elektra by Sophocles and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker
Director: Carey Perloff
First rehearsal 10/1/12
Opening 11/7/12
Closing 11/25/12

Orestes: Male, early to mid-20s. Elektra’s estranged younger brother, returning to help avenge their father’s death.

Chrysothemis: Female, 20s. Privileged but pragmatic sister to Elektra. Willing to compromise to survive, and wants her sister to do the same.

Clytemnestra: Female, 40s or 50s. Mother of Elektra, Chrysothemis and Orestes; recently killed her first husband, Agamemnon, out of revenge and married his brother.

Aegisthus: Male, 50s to early 60s. Virile second husband to Clytemnestra and accomplice in Agamemnon’s murder.

Chorus: 1 older women who advise and comment on the action of the play.

Pylades: Male, 20s. The mute cousin of Orestes, Elektra, and Chrysothemis.




A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens & adapted by Carey Perloff and Paul Walsh
Director: Domenique Lozano
First rehearsal 11/10/12
Opening 12/11/12
Closing 12/29/12

Jacob Marley: Male, 50s or 60s. The tortured ghost of Scrooge’s business partner.

Mr. Cratchit: Male, 30s to 40s. A good-natured family man and Scrooge’s long-suffering employee.

Fezziwig Dancer, etc: Ensemble member.




Dead Metaphor by George F. Walker
Director: Irene Lewis
First rehearsal 12/18/12
Opening 1/23/13
Closing 2/10/13

Dean Trusk: Male, 27. Recently returned from army service in Iraq and readjusting to society.

Oliver Denny: Male, 45. A government job counselor for recently returned veterans, married to Helen.

Jenny Trusk: Female, 27. Dean’s pragmatic ex-wife and current fiancé, now pregnant.

Hank Trusk: Male, 73. Dean’s father, recently diagnosed with a disease affecting his mind.

Frannie Trusk: Female, 66. Dean’s mother, struggling to help with Hank’s condition.




A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE by Tennessee Williams
Director: Mark Rucker
First rehearsal 2/4/13
Opening 3/13/13
Closing 3/31/13

Stanley Kowalski: Male 30 to 40

Mitch: Male 30 to 45; he’s a big guy. Friend of Stanley’s and suitor to Blanche




Stuck Elevator by Byron Au Yong and Aaron Jafferis
Director: Chay Yew
Musical Director: TBA
First rehearsal 3/11/13
Opening 4/11/13
Closing 5/5/13

Gu?ng (?)
38-year-old Chinese food deliveryman at Happy Dragon Restaurant in the Bronx.From Changle, Fujian Province, China.

Ensemble 1 (played by one actor)
Wáng Yuè(??): Gu?ngs 8-year-old son, still living in Changle.
Nephew: Gu?ngs 22-year-old dead nephew.
Snakehead
Dealer
Boy

Ensemble 2 (played by one actress)
Míng (?): Gu?ngs wife, Wáng Yuè’s mother, age 34, living in Changle.
Dancer
Fortune Cookie Monster
Girl
Elevator Monster (inHunger)

Ensemble 3 (played by one actor)
Marco: Happy Dragon deliveryman from Tlaxcala, Mexico, age 22.
Bladder
Player
Customer
Resident One

Ensemble 4 (played by one actor)
Boss’ Wife: Gu?ng’s boss at Happy Dragon, age 45.
Zh?ng Yì (??): Gu?ngs brother-in-law, Nephews father, an ex-soldier living in
Hong Kong, age 50.
Dancer
Elevator Monster (in “Takeout Man”)
Resident Two




Arcadia by Tom Stoppard
Director: Carey Perloff
First rehearsal 4/15/13
Opening 5/22/13
Closing 6/16/13

Septimus Hodge: Male, 22, later 25. Thomasina’s tutor; very popular with the house’s older women.

Jellaby: Male, middle-aged. The Crooms’ gossipy butler.

Lady Croom: Female, mid-30s. Thomasina’s mother; in control of the Coverly estate.

Bernard Nightengale: Male, late 30s. A professor who hopes to work with Hannah.

Valentine Coverly: Male, 25-30. Chloe’s older brother; a grad student in math.




HUMOR ABUSE
First rehearsal 7/30
Opening 8/03/12
Closing 8/25/12
Show is cast.




TBA
First rehearsal 9/5
Opening 9/26
Closing 10/21

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