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CHRISTMAS WITH DICKENS & DYLANS - Actors Shakespeare Company at NJCU Auditions

Posted: October 4, 2011

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CHRISTMAS WITH DICKENS & DYLAN

– Equity Principal Auditions
Actors Shakespeare Company at NJCU Jersey City NJ SPT (approval/salary level pending; 2010-11 weekly salary: $195 + P&H.
Producing Artistic Dir / Stage Dir: Colette Rice
1st reh: 11/14/11. Runs 12/8 – 12/18.
Equity Principal Auditions:
Monday, October 24, 2011New Jersey City University, Karnoutsos Hall Room 006
10 AM – 6 PM2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Lunch from 1 - 2.Jersey City, NJ
No appointment necessary. For information, call 201/200-2390. The producer will run all aspects of this call. Equity Principal Audition procedures are not in effect, and no Equity Monitor will be provided.
Sides will be provided at the audition. Actors may read for one or both roles. Visually impaired actors may request an advance copy of sides by calling 201/200-2390.
Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

Seeking (both roles are available):

Theatre’s casting note: “Flexibility with accents and physical agility a plus.”

Dylan Thomas:
Man, 30s-50s. Sharing the story of“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at a pub, with friends. A great story
teller and poet, with a true love of language. Actor must create an effective portrait of a narrator in the person of Thomas, while also creating specific personae for each character in his story.

Charles Dickens:
English man, 30s-50s. Victorian writer on a reading tour in 1876. A showman, coming to the theater to share his story, “A Christmas Carol”. Must use accents and character voices to fill out all characters from the story.


Directions, provided by the Theatre:

Directions to NJCU from NYC (BUS): 99S bus from Port Authority to New Jersey City University. Karnoutsos Hall is on Culver Ave, between West Side Ave and Kennedy Blvd. and is attached to Fries Hall, across from the Parking Garage.

Directions to NJCU from NYC (TRAIN): PATH trains to Exchange Place or Pavonia-Newport. Take NJ Light Rail to West Side Ave and follow directions for NJ Light Rail below.

Directions to NJCU from the NJ Light Rail: NJ Light Rail to West Side Ave. Station, walk down the stairs and make a left onto West Side Ave. Walk approximately 1 block to Culver Avenue. Turn left on Culver and walk up the hill to Kennedy Blvd. Karnoutsos Hall is on Culver Ave, between West Side Ave and Kennedy Blvd. and is attached to Fries Hall, across from the Parking Garage.

Street Parking is almost entirely prohibited in the area except for residents. If you drive, use the garage on Culver Ave. between West Side Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard. The cost is $6.00.


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