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BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE 2014-15 SEASON - Berkeley Repertory Theatre Auditions

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Berkeley Repertory Theatre 2014-15 Season - LA EPA

Berkeley Repertory Theatre|Berkeley, CA


Date of Audition:
8/1/2014





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Friday, August 1, 2014
10:15 AM - 6:15 PM
Lunch is from1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Sign up begins at9:15 AM

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
LORT B - minimum $812/wk

Location
Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016


Seeking
AEA Men and Women for 2014-2015 season.

Preparation
Each actor will have 3 minutes. Prefer contemporary monologue.

Other Dates
See breakdown for details.

Other
www.berkeleyrep.org

Personnel
Amy Potozkin, Casting Director & Artistic Associate

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

Appointments
EPA rules are in effect. Sign up begins at9:15 AM
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

If you are unable to attend this audition, Actors may send headshot and/or resume to:

Amy Potozkin
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
999 Harrison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 94710

Berkeley Repertory Theatre
2014/2015 Season Dates

An Audience With Meow Meow
By Meow Meow and Emma Rice
Directed by Emma Rice
1st RehearsalTuesday, August 05, 2014
1st PreviewFriday, September 05, 2014
Opening NightFriday, September 12, 2014
Closing NightSunday, October 19, 2014
Potential ExtensionSunday, November 02, 2014

Party People (Musical)
Written by (Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Steven Sapp, William Ruiz a.k.a. Ninja)
Directed and Developed by Liesl Tommy
1st RehearsalTuesday, September 16, 2014
1st PreviewFriday, October 17, 2014
Opening NightWednesday, October 24, 2014
Closing NightSunday, November 16, 2014
Potential ExtensionSunday, November 30, 2014

Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins
Written by Margaret Engel and Allison Engel
Directed by David Esbjornson
1st PreviewFriday, November 21, 2014
Opening NightWednesday, November 28, 2014
Closing NightSunday, January 4, 2015
Potential ExtensionSunday, January 18, 2015

X’s and O’s (A Gridiron Love Story)
By K.J. Sanchez and Jenny Mercein
Directed by Tony Taccone
1st RehearsalTuesday, December 16, 2014
1st PreviewFriday, January 16, 2015
Opening NightWednesday, January 23, 2015
Closing NightSaturday, March 01, 2015
Potential ExtensionSunday, March 15, 2015

Tartuffe
By Moliere
Adapted by David Bell
Directed by Dominique Serand
Berkeley Rep Dates:
1st RehearsalFriday, February 27, 2015
1st PreviewFriday, March 13, 2015
Opening NightWednesday, March 20, 2015
Closing NightSunday, April 12, 2015
Potential ExtensionSunday, April 19, 2015

Head of Passes
By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Tina Landau
1st RehearsalTuesday March 10, 2015
1st PreviewFriday April 10, 2015
Opening NightWednesday April 17, 2015
Closing NightSunday May 24, 2015
Potential ExtensionSunday June 07, 2015

One Man, Two Guvnors
By Richard Bean
Directed by David Ivers
1st RehearsalTuesday, April 7, 2015
1st PreviewFriday, May 8, 2015
Opening NightWednesday, May 15, 2015
Closing NightSunday, June 21, 2015
Potential ExtensionSunday July 5, 2015

Breakdown of Available Roles in 2014-2015 Season

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is a LORT B theatre committed to an inclusive casting policy of non-traditional casting and encourages all actors to audition regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, or the presence of a disability.

Available roles in An Audience With Meow Meow:
The role of Meow Meow will be played by Meow Meow herself.

Available roles in Party People: This show has been cast

Available roles in Red Hot Patriot:The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins:
The role of Molly Ivins has been cast (Kathleen Turner)
Helper : (20s) An impassive male copy clerk.

Available roles in X’s and O’s (A Gridiron Love Story)
Man 1: 20’s/30’s. Plays Addicott, Ben, BJ, Doug and various random fans and players.

Man 2: 30s. Plays a series of young players.

Man 3: 40’s/50’s. Plays George Coleman, Larry, Ron, Professional Wrestler and various random fans and players.

Man 4: 50’s/60’s. Plays Frank, Tough Guy, Bucky.

Woman 1: 30’s/40’s. Plays Caroline, Kelli, Laura, and various random fans. (This role is cast)

Woman 2: 40’s/50’s. Plays Team Physician, 2nd Wife, Roberta and various random fans.

Available roles in Tartuffe:
The show has been cast – co-pro with South Coast Rep and Shakespeare Theatre D.C.

Available roles in Head of Passes:
THE ANGEL: a man of color, 20’s a 100 watt smile.

CREAKER: a man of color in his late 40’s early 50’s

CRIER: a man of color late teens early 20’s son to CREAKER

MAE: a woman of color 3 moons older than SHELAH

SHELAH: a woman of color her birthday is today

AUBREY: a man of color late 20’s son to SHELAH

DR ANDERSON: a white man late 40’s early 50’s physician to SHELAH

SPENCER: a man of color 32 son to SHELAH

COOKIE: a woman of color late 20’s Step daughter to SHELAH

Available roles in One Man, Two Guvnors
All roles require terrific comedians and actors who are well suited to dialect work from several regions of the UK. Seeking all ethnicities. Actors must be able to carry a tune and the women should have good voices.

Francis Henshall: this role is cast

Stanley Stubbers: Mid to late 20’s. English equivalent of east coast prep school boy. Privileged privately educated and has no awareness of how priveledged he is. Handsome.

Rachel Crabbe: Female, Mid 20’s. Great physical actor with strong comic instincts and a great sense of playfulness. At ease inhabiting men’s clothing (Ringo Starr). Knows what she wants and how to get it. From London. Sings.

Harry Dangle: Late 50’s-Early-Mid 60’s. Crooked Solicitor (Lawyer) From Rottingdean looking to sound higher brow then he really is. Partner in a shady law firm. Sings.

Alan Dangle: Harry’s son. 20’s-30’s. Actor. In love with Pauline. Dramatic, Dramatic ACTOR. Need I say more?

Lloyd Boateng: London/Jamaican Late 40’s to 50’s. Friend to Clench. Charismatic, working class with an air of charm. Loyal. Warm.

Charlie “The Duck” Clench: 50’s. Pantalone character and as such controls the money in the play. Father to Pauline. Runs a Scrap Metal company which he lives above. Not used to being disobeyed.

Pauline Clench: Charlie’s daughter. (Clarice character or inamorata in Commedia). Was engaged to Roscoe who died but now engaged and in love with Alan Dangle. As one of the lovers, she tends to be a bit “Over-Dramatic”. Full of life. It’s good when it’s good and bad when it’s bad! Must Sing.

Dolly: 30’s40’s. Brassy. A match for Francis. Is the bookkeeper, but keeps the world spinning in the right direction. Must sing.

Gareth:Support waiter. Younger the Alfie but not a YOUNG man. 40’s would be ideal.

Alfie: Younger but made-up to look extremely OLD. GREAT physical comedien. No Fear. Must be able, willing and ready to do several pratt falls and engage in extremely difficult, choreographed physical comedy.

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