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BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE 2017-18 SEASON **Revised** - Berkeley Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: April 18, 2017

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Berkeley Repertory Theatre 2017-18 Season - Berkeley EPA
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

**REVISED BREAKDOWN**

AUDITION DATE

Apr 24, 2017
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (PDT)
Lunch: 1:00PM - 2:00PM

APPOINTMENTS

To schedule: https://secure.scheduleonce.com/berkeleyrepgenerals. If not a resident of the Bay Area: cike@berkeleyrep.org. Priority given to Bay area actors.

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep
LORT B Minimum - $836/wk

SEEKING

AEA actors for 2017-2018 season.

PREPARATION

Prepare a short monologue OR a short song OR a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a song. Audition may not exceed 3 minutes. Accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume.

LOCATION

Berkeley Rep School of Theatre
2071 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Between Shattuck and Milvia

PERSONNEL

Amy Potozkin: Director of Casting / Artistic Associate, Katie Craddock: Artistic Associate, Chika Ike: Bret C. Harte Directing Fellow

OTHER DATES

See breakdown.

OTHER

No stage management positions are available. Not seeking understudies. www.berkeleyrep.org
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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

2017-2018 Season Information – Dates Subject to Change

Ain’t Too Proud—The Temptations

Roda Theatre– World Premiere
Book by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Des McAnuff
Music Dir: Kenny Seymour
Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo
First Rehearsal: Monday, July 10, 2017
Staging: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
First Preview: Thursday, August 31, 2017
Opening: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Closing: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Potential Extension: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Smokey Robinson : The Temptations’ songwriter that put the group on the map. A legendary singer in his own right.
Male Swing to cover the performers in The Temptations –sing and dance well
Female Swing to cover various roles – sing and dance well

Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit

Peet’s Theatre – World Premiere
Written by Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket)
Directed by Tony Taccone
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Staging: Friday, September 29, 2017
First Preview: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Opening: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Closing: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Potential Extension: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Characters:
Naomi, early 30s, a rabbi.
Sarah Gold, early 30s.
Dr. Gold, her father, 70s, dead.
Mrs. Gold, her mother, 60s, hysterical.
Michael, 30s-40s, Sarah’s husband, quiet.
Jack, 60s, Dr. Gold’s best friend, clumsy.
Clovis, 20s-30s, an addict in varying, manic stages of trouble, denial and sobriety.
Ghost, older than Clovis, an addict only in trouble.

Watch on the Rhine

Roda Theatre
Written by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Co-production with the Guthrie Theatre
Guthrie Theatre dates:
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
First Tech: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
First Preview: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Opening: Friday, October 6, 2017
Closing: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Berkeley Repertory Theatre dates:
First Rehearsal: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Tech: Thursday, November 16, 2017
First Preview: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Opening: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Closing: Sunday, January 7, 2018
Seeking for the Berkeley Rep run:
Babette Muller – female, 12 years old; Sara’s middle child; pretty, somewhat high-strung, very intelligent, intuitive. Could be any ethnicity. All three kids have slight German accents.
Bodo Muller – male, 9 years old, a wise-cracking, hyper-intelligent kid. Spars with his grandmother, Fanny, and often wins. An odd child, “not beautiful”, and proud of it. Eerily clever, very verbal. Could be any ethnicity, All three kids have slight German accents. Needs to be able to speak occasional German and French.

Office Hour

Peet’s Theatre
Written by Julia Cho
Directed by Lisa Peterson
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Staging: Saturday, February 16, 2018
First Preview: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Opening: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Closing: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Extension: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Characters:
Gina: 30s. An instructor.
David: 30s. An instructor.
Genevieve: A little younger than Gina and David. An instructor.
Dennis: 18. A student.

Angels in America, a Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Part 1: Millennium Approaches

Roda Theatre
By Tony Kushner
Directed by Tony Taccone
First Rehearsal: February 2018 (TBD)
Staging: Friday, March 16, 2018
First Preview: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Opening: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Closing: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Potential Extension: TBD

Angels in America, a Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Part 2: Perestroika

Roda Theatre
By Tony Kushner
Directed by Tony Taccone
First Rehearsal: February 2018 (TBD)
Staging: Friday, March 9, 2018
First Preview: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Opening: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Closing: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Potential Extension: TBD

Pike St.

Peet’s Theatre
Written and performed by Nilaja Sun
Directed by Ron Russell
West Coast Premiere
First Rehearsal: Friday, April 27, 2018
Tech: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
First Preview: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Opening: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Closing: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Potential Extension: Sunday, July 1, 2018

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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