BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY **Revised** - Keen Theater Company Auditions

Posted: September 3, 2019

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BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY - NYC EPA

Keen Theater Company

REVISEDAdded personnel in room info, updated breakdown and SM/ASM note.
AUDITION DATE
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
LOA-NYC $578 /week

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles.

PSM and ASM positions available. See separate notice on Casting Call for submission info..

PREPARATION
Prepare a brief monologue of choice. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Director: LA Williams
Writer: Pearl Cleage
Casting: Billy Hopkins, Taylor Williams

Expected at the audition: Director LA Williams,
Casting Director Billy Hopkins, Artistic Associate Chris Holtkamp, and Casting Assistant TBA
OTHER DATES
Rehearsals Begin Tues Jan 7, 2020
Invited Dress Mon Feb 3
Previews begin: Tues Feb 4
Opening: Wed Feb 19
Closing: Sat Mar 14

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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
Angel Allen:
a thirty-four-year-old Black woman who looks five years younger; former backup singer at The Cotton Club; a natural born opportunist always looking for the next come up; Angel will sing, but she is a mediocre singer at best
Guy Jacobs:
a thirtyish Black man; costume designer at The Cotton Club; an openly gay man who refuses to apologize for who he is to anybody
Delia Patterson:
a twenty-five-year-old Black woman; social worker on staff at The Margaret Sanger family planning clinics; a dedicated professional who has likely never been in love
Sam Thomas:
a forty-year-old Black man, a doctor at Harlem Hospital; a hardworking man who is also the life of the party and will find any reason to celebrate
Leland Cunningham:
a twenty-eight-year-old Black man from Alabama; a six-week resident of Harlem; a God-fearing man who is quick to judge anything outside of what he’s been taught or believes
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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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