CHILDREN OF EDEN - Aurora Theatre, Inc. Auditions

Posted: January 8, 2019

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CHILDREN OF EDEN - Lawrenceville GA EPA
Aurora Theatre, Inc.

AUDITION DATES
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (EST)
Session #1

Mon, Jan 21, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Session #2: 10am to 2pm.
Lunch 2 to 3.
Session #3: 3pm to 6pm

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment slot, send email to casting@auroratheatre.com. If no email access, call Justin Anderson at 678-226-6234. EMAIL PREFERRED. Equity members without appointments will be seen throughout the day as time permits.

CONTRACT
SPT SPT 8; $619.00/week

SEEKING
Equity male and female actors and strong dancers for Aurora Theatre's production of CHILDREN OF EDEN. Aurora Theatre is fully committed to diversity, inclusion, equal employment opportunity and universal access to auditions for all of our members. It is our intent to cast this show as diversely and inclusively as possible. ALL ETHNICITIES, PLEASE SUBMIT.

To best demonstrate our commitment to inclusion in our community, Aurora Theatre encourages ALL actors to audition for ANY role which they feel they can fully embody,

PREPARATION
Prepare song in style of the show that most effectively showcases range & vocal ability. Prepare cut but bring entire song just in case (particularly if you are new to us). Accompanist provided. Please bring change of clothes & appropriate shoes for jazz dance call. Sides emailed with confirmation.

Please bring TWO copies of your most current stapled-together picture and resume. NO PAPER CLIPS, PLEASE.

LOCATION
Aurora Theatre
128 E Pike St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
GPS to Parking Garage: 153 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

PERSONNEL
CHILDREN OF EDEN
Music and Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
Book: John Caird
Director: Justin Anderson
Choreographer: Ricardo Aponte
Music Director: Ann-Carol Pence

Present at Auditions:
Justin Anderson - Director and Associate Artistic Director
Ricardo Aponte- Choreographer
Ann-Carol Pence- Music Director and Associate Producer
Anthony Rodiguez- Producing Artistic Director

OTHER DATES
CHILDREN OF EDEN
First Rehearsal: Week of June 17, 2019
Opening: Thursday, July 18, 2019
Closing: Sunday, August 25, 2019; there will be a possible 1-week extension through Sunday, September 1, 2019
Performance Schedule: Tues-Sat at 8pm, Sat and Sun at 2:30pm. There will be a 10am matinee on 7/30. There will be possible 10am matinees on 8/13 and 8/20.

OTHER
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
FATHER:
This role is CAST. An older looking, impressive man. A true father figure, he wants the best for all of his children but parents with a firm hand. Protective, loving, and reminiscent of God. Age: 35 to 55. Vocal Range: A5 to G3.
ADAM/NOAH:
Adam: Eve's bright and childlike partner. He is initially devout to Father and loving to his wife & children. Later plagued by guilt. Hard-working and reserved. Noah: rough but simple. He is unsophisticated and shrewd, but also warm and loyal. He builds the ark to save his family and honor Father. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range: A5 to A3.
EVE/MAMA:
Eve: curious and questioning, smart and excited. Chose an imperfect life of knowledge over a perfect life of innocence. Mama: Noah's wife and inherently motherly. She possesses a gentle strength, is reassuring, and serves as the mediator of the family. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range: A5 to G3.
CAIN/JAPHETH:
Cain: Abel's older, adventurous brother. Follows in his mother's footsteps and longs for the companionship of other humans. He is strong, stubborn, and independent. Japeth: in love with Yonah and is willing to sacrifice his life to be with her. He is Noah's youngest son. Clever, rebellious, stubborn. Age: 18 to 25. Vocal range: A5 to B3.
ABEL/HAM:
Abel: Cain's younger and more conservative brother who follows the "rules". He chooses his parents over Cain. Ham: Japeth's middle brother and Aphra's husband. He is not as docile as Japheth, nor as hot headed as Shem. Looks up to and follows Shem's lead. Age: 18 to 30. Vocal range: G5 to B3.
SETH/SHEM:
Seth: Adam and Eve's third son and their family's second chance at life. He is innocently adventurous. Shem: the oldest of Noah's three sons. Married to Aysha, he is impulsive, strong, and hot-tempered. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal Range: E5 to B3.
APHRA:
Ham's pregnant wife. Longs for the flood to be over and is constantly worrying. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal Range: E5 to B3.
AYSHA:
Shem's wife. Cynically bitter and constantly accusing those aboard the ark. Age 20 to 30. Vocal range: E5 to B3.
YONAH:
Noah's servant who falls in love with Japheth and becomes his wife. A descendent of Cain. She is strong, yet humble, kind, and smart. Age: 20 to 30. Vocal range: G5 to G3.


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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