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AMERICAN THEATER COMPANY 2011-12 SEASON - American Theater Company Auditions

Posted: May 18, 2011

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2011-2012 SEASON
American Theater Company
Chicago, IL


Call Type
Equity Principal

Date of Audition
6/2/2011

Location
American Theater Company
1909 West Byron
Chicago, IL 60613



Time(s)
Thursday, June 2nd - MUSICAL
Monday, June 6th - NON-MUSICAL
Tuesday, June 7th - MUSICAL & NON-MUSICAL
10 AM - 4 PM each day

Appointments
will be taken by the Equity office beginning Wednesday, May 25th at 9:30 AM. Call 312-641-0406 9:30 AM-12:30 PM and 3:00-4:30 PMonly.

> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will be provided.

Personnel
Assistant to the Artistic Director Christine Olivier will attend with casting authority.

Other Dates
See breakdown.


Breakdown

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: THE RADIO PLAY
Adapted from the Frank Capra film
Directed by ATC Artistic Associate Jason W. Gerace
November-December 2011
Actor 1- George Bailey
Actress 1- Mary Hatch/Mrs. Bailey
Actor 2- Harry Bailey/Ernie/Mr. Martini/Toll Keeper/Old Man Collins/Bank Guy/Man/Lawyer/Bouncer
Actor 3- Clarence/Mr. Potter/Mr. Gower/Bert/Charlie/Tom/Shultz/Sheriff
Actor 4- Joseph/Uncle Billy/Mr. Baily/Nick/Homeowner/Older Man
Actress 2- Violet Bick/Mrs. Welsh/Mrs. Hatch/ruth Dakin/ZuZu/Janie/Cousin Matilda/Desperate Mother/Mrs. Davis
Actor 5- Announcer/Sam Wainwright/Tommy/Mr. Welsh/Guy on Street/Cop/Mr. Carter

ESCAPE, The World Premiere
Written by Tennessee Williams
Choreographed by Paula Franz
Directed by PJ Paparelli
March-April 2012
Three theatrical explorations of escape in America: from white oppression in the Bible Belt, from a co-dependent mother and son in New England, to the bacchanal of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

RENT
American Theater Company/About Face Theatre Co-Production
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by AFT Artistic Director Bonnie Metzger & ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli
May-July 2012
East Village. 1990. At the end of the 1980’s, a group of Bohemian artists struggle to find life, love and art in a brutal economy and the height of the AIDS crisis.
Roger
Tom Collins
Benjamin Coffin III
Joanne Jefferson
Angel Schunard
Mimi Marquez
Maureen Johnson
Mark's Mom, Alison & others
Mr. Jefferson, soloist #2, caroler, pastor & others
Mrs. Jefferson, soloist #1, woman with bags & others
Gordon, the man, Mr. Gray & others
Steve, waiter & others
Paul, cop & others
Alexi Darling, Roger's mom & others

Contract
CAT
Tiers 2&3; Actor minS. $240 & 326.25/wk

Seeking
Male and Female Actors, 20+, for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: THE RADIO PLAY; ESCAPE; and RENT. See breakdown.

Breakdown
A breakdown has been added for this notice. See below.

Preparation
Bring headshot and resume.
MUSICAL: please prepare 16 bars of one contemporary musical theater song and one monologue, 90 seconds max. Bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided.
NON-MUSICAL: please prepare two monologues--one dramatic and one comedic--each 90 seconds max.

Other
June 2 & 7 are Equity Performer Auditions. Chorus Singers will also be seen. EPA Rules apply.
There may be NO singing auditions on June 6;a cappellais not allowed.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.




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