CLOUD 9 **Date Change** - Central Square Theater Auditions

Posted: August 30, 2018

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CLOUD 9 - Cambridge MA EPA by Appt.
Central Square Theater

AUDITION DATE
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Appts. will be given in 10-minute time slots. To schedule an audition appointment, email Matt Hosking at mhosking@centralsquaretheater.org Equity members without appts. will be seen throughout the audition day, as time permits. Non-equity actors are encouraged to sign up for auditions the day before (Monday, 9/17).

CONTRACT
NEAT $442/week

SEEKING
Actors of all genders, races, abilities for CLOUD 9 at the Nora Theatre.

Local area actors are strongly encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION
One monologue not longer than 2 minutes and a scene from the play which will be provided at time of sign up. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Central Square Theater
450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139-4106
Accessible by subway (Central Square, Red Line). Check www.CentralSquareTheater.org for parking information.

PERSONNEL
In attendance: Cloud 9 Director (and Nora Artistic Director), Lee Mikeska Gardner

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: 5/14/18
Production Run: 6/6/18 - 6/30/18

OTHER
www.centralsquaretheater.org

Cloud 9 is one of the first plays to address social constructs of race, gender and sexuality. Performers of all identities and abilities are encouraged to attend.
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: Actors will not necessarily be playing roles of their identified race or gender

Act 1

CLIVE, a colonial administrator in Victorian Africa, the controlling and yet very unaware family patriarch

BETTY, his submissive wife yearning for another man

JOSHUA, his disobedient servant who struggles to be what the family wants him to be

EDWARD, his son who can’t live up to Clive’s expectations

MAUD ELLEN, his mother-in-law

ELLEN, Edward’s governess who is hopelessly in love with Betty

HARRY BAGLEY, an explorer, pansexual

MRS SAUNDERS, a widow

Act 2 - 25 years later - all actors double with someone in the first act

BETTY, different actor than Act 1

EDWARD, different actor than Act 1

VICTORIA, Betty's daughter - in Act 1 played by a puppet

MARTIN, Victoria's husband

LIN, a friend of Victoria’s

CATHY, Lin’s daughter age 5

GERRY, Edward’s lover


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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