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CAPITAL REPERTORY THEATRE 2013 TYA SEASON - Capital Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: January 28, 2013

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Capital Repertory Theatre 2013 TYA Season
–Equity Principal Auditions
Albany, NYTYA; $438.75/week minimum *
*Actors must live within commuting distance of the theatre (50 miles by car). There is no housing available for out of town performers

Producing Artistic Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Chief Administrative Officer: Philip Morris

Equity Principal Auditions BY APPOINTMENT
Monday, February 11, 2013at the Capital Repertory Theatre
9 AM – 5 PM 111 North Pearl Street
Lunch from 12 – 1.Albany, NY 12207

For an appointment, call 518-462-4531, ext. 410. Walk-ins also welcome and seen as time permits throughout the day.

Prepare two one-minute contrasting monologues of your choice. Please bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Men auditioning should make one of the monologues Shakespearean. Also prepare 1 song to play on guitar, ukulele or fiddle. Bring your instrument.

Women auditioning should make one of the monologues a short rap.

For the past decade, Capital RepertoryTheatre’s TYA touring “On The Go” productions have been presented in a variety of schools and environments throughout the Capital Region to very diverse audiences. Actors should enjoy performing for and interacting with young audiences (middle and high school students). There are post-show discussions after every performance (time permitting). Actors must also be collegial and adaptive. There are no overnight stays on the tour. Actors must have their own housing in the Capital Region. The TYA work week is Monday – Saturday. This tour features Friend of a Friend and Shakespeare: The Remix in rep.

First Rehearsal: March 14, 2013

First Performance: April 8, 2013
Closing Performance: May 17, 2013
One Week Unpaid Hiatus: April 15-19, 2013

By Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill & Jill Rafferty-Weinisch
A refreshing tale told in the living newspaper style that sheds light on the importance of Upstate New York in the Underground Railroad movement. Based on New York State archival documents, A Friend of a Friend brings to life real people who made a real difference in the troubled times that led to America’s Civil War.

By Aaron Jeffries & Gihieh Lee
A battle of wills puts a savvy, tough urban teen in a head-to-head confrontation with the Bard that illuminates the plots of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream through comparisons of hip-hop poetry and Shakespeare’s verse.

Seeking 2 versatile, physically agile, quick study actors:

(1) Female
Able to play the youthful, strong willed African American slam poet in Shakespeare: The Remix; as well as multiple roles in the docudrama Friend of a Friend (including Harriet Myers, Anne Northup, Abigail Mott, etc.). Must have experience with Shakespeare and be able to rap. Characters are early to late 20s.

(1) Male
Experience in Shakespearean roles preferred. Verbally skilled; experience with Shakespeare and the ability to rap a must in order to play William Shakespeare. Versatile acting skills needed to play multiple roles in the docudrama Friend of a Friend (including politicians, white slave owners, etc.). MUST be able to play the guitar, ukulele or fiddle. Characters are Late 20s to early 40s.

For more information contact Margaret E. Hall, Assistant to the Artistic Director

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