BETHANY - The Women's Project Auditions

Posted: August 1, 2012

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BETHANY– Equity Principal Auditions
The Women’s Project New York City ANTC(salary level pending; 2011-12 weekly minimum: $317).
Author: Laura Marks
Dir:Gaye Taylor Upchurch
CDs: Alaine AlldafferandLisa Donadio
Casting Asst:Eva Schelbaum

1st reh: 12/11/12. Runs 1/11-2/17.

Equity Principal Auditions:
Wednesday, August 15, 2012Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM165 West 46th Street, 2nd Floor
Lunch from 1-2.New York City

Sides will be provided at the audition. Please bring a photo and resume, stapled back-to-back.

Seeking (all roles are available):

29-40.Charming saleswoman with a big smile.Sells cars,and she’s great at her job.Wears a suit every day.Warm, feminine, girl-next-door persona—iconically American.Innately a “good girl” who plays by the rules, but desperation forces her into extreme moral compromises.

48-60.Self-styled motivational speaker pushing “law of attraction” philosophy.Very slick,but with folksy charisma.He stays on message and builds intimacy, like a preacher or politician. Physically substantial, well-groomed, upper middle class.Feels emasculated by his wife’s wealth. Has a vicious streak.

28-40.Very smart, high-functioning paranoid schizophrenic, although he’s easily mistaken for someone on the autism spectrum. Poorly groomed.Capable of eerie stillness.If he ever smiles,it’s only at one of his own jokes.Zero social skills.Not too physically imposing.

Woman, 40-65.Social worker for child protective services.She has the professional distance that comes from seeing human nature at its worst, but she’s not a heartless functionary.Very sharp, both smart and intuitive.Due to government layoffs, she’s carrying a huge caseload.

30-45.Crystal’s supervisor at the Saturn dealership.She’s worked hard to climb the ladder, and now the whole company is imploding.Strong, sardonic and completely on to Crystal’s bag of tricks.

48-60.Charlie’s wife.Upper middle class, well put together.In her marriage, she’s the one with the money.Smart, fragile, obsessive, passive-aggressive.She knows how to forge ahead despite her personal feelings. Her psyche is packed full of denial.

Theatre’s statement: “The Women’s Projectdoes not believe in discrimination based on color, race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender, or otherwise.All performers, including those of color, seniors, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.

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