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BLACKBERRY DAZE - Horizon Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: March 24, 2017

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BLACKBERRY DAZE - Atlanta GA EPA
Horizon Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE

Apr 15, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch break TBD

APPOINTMENTS

Preferred contact: Amelia@horizontheatre.com; If no email access, call 404-523-1477 x113. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

CONTRACT

SPT SPT 6; Equity Minimum: $430

SEEKING

Seeking excellent actors-singers with dance ability. Particularly interested in seeing Equity actors who are new to Atlanta or who have Atlanta housing and are able to work as local jobbers.

PREPARATION

Sides will be provided. Everyone should also prepare one song (minimum 32 bars - gospel, blues or R&B) and be prepared with a second contrasting song. If you have not been seen at Horizon before, please also prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues. Please bring two photos and resumes.

LOCATION

Horizon Theatre
1083 Austin Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307-1940

PERSONNEL

Director: Thomas W. Jones III
Artistic Director: Lisa Adler
Music Director: S. Renee Clark
Set Design: Isabel and Moriah Curley-Clay
Lighting Design: Mary Parker
Costume Design: L. Nyrobi Moss

Blackberry Daze by Ruth P. Watson, Will Knowles and Thomas W. Jones II (Book, Lyrics and Writer)

OTHER DATES

1st rehearsal June 12, opens July 14, closes August 27, 2017
Performs at Horizon Theatre July 14 - August 27, 2017

OTHER

NOTE: This is an Equity audition call. Non-Equity actors will be seen at the discretion of the theatre and should submit a photo and resume and indicate their non-union status in their request.
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

All characters are African-American
CARRIE, Female, mid-teens
HERMAN CAMM, Male, a gambler in his 30's - 40's
MAE LOU, Female, Carrie's mother late 30's - early 40's
PEARL, Female, a nightclub singer mid 30's
GINNY, a wise old aunt late 40's or older / HESTER, Carrie's best friend, late teens
/ ANNIE MAY, Pearl's mother, late 40's or older
SIMON, Negro League the baseball player/boyfriend late teens early 20's / WILLIE, Pearl's husband and the World War I veteran mid to late 20's


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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