CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY 2020 SEASON **CANCELLED** - Chester Theatre Company Auditions

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CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY 2020 - ALBANY NY EPA

Chester Theatre Company

**CANCELLED**


AUDITION DATE

Fri, Mar 27, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS

AEA members Call Chester Theatre Company at 413-354-7770 to schedule an appointment. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

CONTRACT

SPT SPT 6; Weekly salary $508

SEEKING

Equity actors for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Actors are asked to prepare a monologue of their choosing, from 1-2 minutes in length, and bring their headshot and resume.

LOCATION

Capital Repertory Theatre
111 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12207-2208

PERSONNEL

Associate Artistic Director Tara Franklin is expected in attendance at this EPA

OTHER

Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this audition will have an opportunity to be seen.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of 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

CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY
Producing Artistic Director: Daniel Elihu Kramer 2020 Season Casting Breakdown

SWITZERLAND
by Joanna Murray Smith, dir. by James Barry
starts rehearsals May 26, performs June 18-June 28

Edward. Male, 20s. Any ethnicity. Handsome and mysterious. Appears naive and eager to please, but his awkward charm hides something darker inside.
Ethnicity: Any

Patricia Highsmith: Female, 60s. Any ethnicity. Famous writer of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Deliberately provocative. The fading glory of her writing days is possibly mirrored by a fading beauty. Her tough exterior hides deep insecurities.
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THE LIFE OF THE WORLD TO COME
by Darcy Parker Bruce, dir. by Keira Naugton
starts rehearsals June 1, performs July 2-12

June: Female, 30s. Any ethnicity. A strong person, but struggling with the lingering effects of her childhood trauma. Deeply caring but very conflicted about what she needs and wants.

Grace: Female. 30s. Any ethnicity. Practical, still in love with June. Her concerns for her father and those she loves can sometimes come across as judgmental.

Henry: Male, 70s. Any ethnicity. Easy-going, no-fuss Vietnam vet, still dealing with the effects of the war, and not dealing with his increasingly deteriorating memory. (CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements should any become available.)

Joseph: Male, 70s. Any ethnicity. Unable to express himself well. Struggling to repair the damage he’s caused. Quiet, retired fireman.(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements should any become available.)

Noah: Male, 30s. Any ethnicity. Dependable. Afghan war vet, formerly with Grace. Finds solace in his garden and in the haphazard family he’s become somewhat a part of.
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THE NICETIES
by Eleanor Burgess, dir. TBA,
starts rehearsals June 29, performs July 23-August 2

Janine Bosko: Female, Caucasian. Early 60s. History professor at an elite college. Deeply intelligent and would describe herself as very liberal. Certain of what she believes.

Zoe Reed: Female, African-American or African descent, 20. Student at an elite college. Deeply intelligent and ready to confront the world. Certain of what she believes.
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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Nia Vardalos, dir. Daniel Elihu Kramer
starts rehearsals July 13, performs August 6-16
Sugar: Female, any ethnicity. 30s. Successful writer with a complicated personal past, now writing an advice column. (CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements should any become available.)

Letter writer #1: Plays a range of characters across gender, age, and ethnicity.

Letter writer #2: Plays a range of characters across gender, age, and ethnicity. (CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements should any become available.)

Letter writer #3 : Plays a range of characters across gender, age, and ethnicity.
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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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