ARDEN THEATRE CO. 2020-21 LORT SEASON - Arden Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: May 27, 2020

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ARDEN THEATRE COMPANY 20-21 LORT SEASON - EQUITY VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

Arden Theatre Company


CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep F. Otto Haas Stage: LORT C, $899/week minimum Arcadia Stage: LORT D, $717/week minimum Bob and Selma Horan Studio: Experimental Contract, $573.60/week minimum

SEEKING

Video Submissions from Equity Members for the upcoming 20-21 LORT Season. See breakdown.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions in lieu of live EPAs locally at the theatre in Philadelphia and in NYC.

INSTRUCTIONS

See breakdown for video audition and submission requirements.

Upload your video to either YouTube (unlisted video) or Google Drive.
When submitting, email (1) a copy of your headshot and resume as well as (2) a link to your video
submission. Email to Casting (casting@ardentheatre.org) by EOD Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.


Deadline: Tue, Jun 9, 2020

SUBMIT TO

casting@ardentheatre.org

PERSONNEL

Producing Artistic Director: Terrence J. Nolen
Associate Artistic Director: Jonathan Silver (viewing submissions)
Casting Associate: Mariah Ghant (viewing submissions)

OTHER

All SM positions have been filled.
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 submit

BREAKDOWN

Audition Video Submission Info/Requirements:

Submission Requirements: Please prepare and record one of the below options:

One monologue no longer than two minutes in length

OR

One musical selection, approximately 16 bars in length and a 1-minute contemporary monologue

*Note: If choosing this option, please include BOTH selections in one video

At the top of your video, please slate your name and the piece(s) you will be presenting. (In addition, you

may include this information in the video description below and/or on slides in your video, but it is not

required.) If singing, you may choose to sing with a track or acapella.

Upload your video to either YouTube (unlisted video) or Google Drive.

When submitting, email (1) a copy of your headshot and resume as well as (2) a link to your video

submission. Email to Casting (casting@ardentheatre.org) by EOD Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.

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2020 - 2021 Season with Available Roles.

(For cast roles, auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements only.)

BACKING TRACK
by R. Eric Thomas
Directed by Rebecca Wright
Arcadia Stage
1st Rehearsal: 01.05.21
1st Preview: 02.04.21
Opening: 02.10.21
Closing: 03.14.21
Possible Extension: 03.21.21

Roles Available:

Mel - Mid-to-late 60s. A toll booth attendant, a widow, a lesbian, a mom to Avery and Jessica. Can come off as irascible but she's rarely serious about it. All things considered, she's pretty happy. She doesn't need to be bothered with a lot of nonsense. Black.

Jessica - Early 30s. Mel's daughter. A technical writer. An American living in Canada. A pregnant person trying to figure out how to build a new world. Black.

Neeraj - Mel's son-in-law, husband to Jessica. An eager, youthful climate change activist. A natural salesman. An outsider at times. A Canadian of Middle Eastern decent.

Roles Cast:

Avery - Mid-to-late 30s. A performer on a cruise ship. A single gay man with a lot of defenses up and a profound lack of community. Chance are he'll become his mother one day. Black.

Esther - Early 30s. Mel's neighbor. Abraham's sister. The president of the neighborhood association (self-appointed). A woman who has very strong desires to see change in the area. An American of Vietnamese descent.

Abraham - Mid-30s. A real estate developer in over his head. At heart he's an earnest romantic. An American of Vietnamese descent.
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EVERY BRILLIANT THING
By Duncan MacMillan
With Jonny Donahoe
Directed by Terrence J. Nolen
Bob and Selma Horan Studio
1st Rehearsal: 01.05.21
1st Preview: 02.04.21
Opening: 02.10.21
Closing: 02.28.21
Possible Extension: 03.07.21
Roles Available:

NONE – this is a one-man show
Roles Cast:
Narrator
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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Terrence J. Nolen
F. Otto Haas Stage
1st Rehearsal: 01.26.21
1st Preview: 02.25.21
Opening: 03.03.21
Closing: 03.28.21
Possible Extension: 04.04.21

Roles Available:
Roles Cast:
Blanche DuBois
Stanley Kowalski
Stella Kowalski
Harold Mitchell (Mitch)
Eunice Hubbell
Mexican Woman
Negro Woman
Steve Hubbell
Pablo Gonzales
Young Collector
Nurse
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NO CHILD
By Nilaja Sun
Directed by Justin Jain
Bob and Selma Horan Studio
1st Rehearsal: 03.16.21
1st Preview: 04.15.21
Opening: 04.21.21
Closing: 05.16.21
Possible Extension: 05.23.21

Roles Available:
None – This is a one-person show
Roles Cast:
Narrator
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INTO THE WOODS
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Terrence J. Nolen
F. Otto Haas Stage
1st Rehearsal: 04.20.21
1st Preview: 05.20.21
Opening: 05.26.21
Closing: 06.20.21
Possible Extension: 06.27.21

Roles Available:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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Arden Theatre Company is an EOE/AA employer and values diversity in the workplace. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to attend


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 submit.

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