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CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER 2020-21 SEASON - Chicago Shakespeare Theater Auditions

Posted: January 18, 2020

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CHICAGO SHAKESPEARETHEATER 2020/21 SEASON - CHICAGO EPA DAYS

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

AUDITION DATES

Mon, Jan 27, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (CST)
Break from 1pm -2pm

Tue, Feb 04, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (CST)
Break from 2pm-3pm

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

**NO Accompanist**

10:00 am - 4:00 pm (CST)
Break from 1pm - 2pm

CONTRACT

CAT CAT 6 $959 Per week Minimum (Per equity approval) TYA $516 Per week Minimum (Per equity approval)
TYA

SEEKING

SEEKING AEA SUBMISSIONS FOR 2020-2021 SEASON
Seeking adults 18+ of all ethnicities, diversities, body types, abilities, and gender identities for our 2020-2021 season (titles TBA). Seeking dramatic/comedic as well as musical. Seeking only local actors or actors with local housing at this time.

Will also be seeking SM for all productions.

PREPARATION

Material to Prepare:
Musical audition: 32 bars of a song that best shows off your vocal and acting range, and one monologue (classical or contemporary). Please bring sheet music in your key; an accompanist will be provided. on
1/27/2020 from 10:00am - 5:00pm
2/4/2020 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

LOCATION

Actors' Equity Association - Chicago Member Cente
r557 W Randolph St
1st Fl
Chicago, IL 60661
Dial 011 for Entry

PERSONNEL

Casting Director Bob Mason
Casting Assistant Alexis Taylor
Casting Intern Ella Silverman
Piano Accompanist Beckie J Menzie


OTHER

Accompanist provided on:

1/27/2020 from 10:00am - 5:00pm
2/4/2020 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

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

One new Musical in Fall 2020 (title and authors to be announced next week), music indie-rock inspired.
Cast of 14, ages 18-70, 7 men, 7 women, diversity strongly encouraged.

Two Shakespeare titles:
One comedy, cast of 20, 15 men, 5 women with some gender-switching possible.
One historical, cast of 14. All gender-identities, casting very fluid. American dialects please. Diversity strongly encouraged.

One title TBD – a contemporary or classic comedy. Cast size unknown.

Will also be seeking understudies for all productions.


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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