CHURCHILL SHORTS - Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Auditions

Posted: May 9, 2018

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CHURCHILL SHORTS (Working Title) - Babson Park EPA
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

AUDITION DATE
Mon, May 21, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30


APPOINTMENTS
Online signups preferred: http://commshakes.org/auditions/ Questions: commshakesauditions@gmail.com Daytime Phone: Victoria, 781-239-5974, 9:30AM-5:00PM M-F


CONTRACT
LOA $485.00/week

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles. Local Boston region area actors strongly encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION
One contemporary monologue. Bring picture and resume.


LOCATION
Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College
19 Babson College Drive
Babson Park, MA 02457


PERSONNEL
Director: Bryn Boice
Author: Caryl Churchill


OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: Oct, 9, 2018
Performance Dates: Nov, 7-18, 2018
*Anticipated rehearsal schedule is Wednesdays-Mondays 10:00AM-4:00PM with Tuesdays as the day off. Technical
rehearsals will be Nov, 3-5, 2018. All rehearsals will take place at Babson College in Wellesley where CSC is the
theater in residence. Actors are responsible for their own travel to/from Babson College.
*Dates and times are subject to change.


OTHER
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is an equal opportunity employer. Actors of all genders, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to audition and apply. No understudies are being cast.

commshakes.org
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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
Seeking the following. All actors will play multiple roles.

Derek in BK; Man in HWG:
Male, late 30s-early 40s. Derek: A young man who poses as the biological son of four different women in order to defraud them? To be loved? Man: An older man, moving toward the afterlife, having a bit of an existential crisis. Looking for an actor who moves well, is very adept at language, and can play a range of ages.

Mrs. Plant/Mrs. Vane in BK; Funeral Partygoer in HWG:
Female, 60s. Mrs. Plant wants to believe Derek is her son. Her language devolves. Mrs. Vane wants to come clean to her husband about Derek. Funeral Partygoer: character to be discovered. Looking for an actor who is very adept at language and character creation.

Mrs. Oliver/Mr. Vane in BK; Funeral Partygoer in HWG:
Female, 60s. Mrs. Oliver wants to believe Derek is her son. Her language devolves. Mr. Vane is the tipsy, compassionate husband of Mrs. Vane. Funeral Partygoer: character to be discovered. Looking for an actor who is very adept at language and character creation.
Mrs. Clarence/Mother in BK; Funeral Partygoer in HWG:
Female, 30+. Mrs. Clarence: 80s, wants to believe Derek is her son, but doesn’t remember much. Mother: Derek’s biological mother, 70s, in a geriatric hospital. Funeral Partygoer: character to be discovered, 30s-40s. Looking for a character actor who is very adept at language and can play a range of genders and ages from 30 to 80.
Enid in BK/Funeral Partygoer in HWG:
Female, early 30s. Enid: Derek’s girlfriend who knows about his strange behavior and is in an ethical quandary. Funeral Partygoer: the young wife of the deceased. Looking for an actor who is very adept at language and character creation.


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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