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COURT THEATRE 2017 SEASON - Court Theatre Auditions

Posted: March 8, 2017

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Court Theatre 2017 Season - Chicago EPA Days
Court Theatre


AUDITION DATE

Mar 20, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm (CST)
Lunch from 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Mar 21, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm (CST)
Lunch from 12:30 - 1:30 PM


APPOINTMENTS

AEA Members may schedule an appointment through the Member Portal beginning Monday, March 13.


CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep
$650/wk minimum


SEEKING

Male and female Actors for the upcoming production of GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER and ALL MY SONS. Please see breakdown for more information.


PREPARATION

Please prepare two Contrasting Monologues - 3 Minutes total audition. Bring headshot and resume.


LOCATION

Court Theatre Rehearsal Hall
5608 S. Sony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Enter at Northeast corner of the building, door will be marked.


PERSONNEL

Charles Newell, Director ALL MY SONS / Marti Lyons, Director GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNE


OTHER DATES

See breakdown.


OTHER


EPA Procedures are in effect for this 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

ALL MY SONS
First Rehearsal – December 12, 2017
First Tech – January 5 2018
First Preview – January 11, 2018
Opening – January 20, 2018
Closing – February 11, 2018
Possible Extension – February 18, 2018

Kate Keller (Mother)— Joe Keller’s wife, Chris Keller’s Mother. 60, maternal, protective of her family.

Ann Deever— 26, daughter of Joe Keller’s former partner, Chris Keller’s fiancé, former fiancé of Chris’s older brother (presumed dead by all but Kate). All ethnicities encouraged to audition.

George Deever— 31, is Ann’s older brother: a successful New York lawyer and WWII veteran, and a childhood friend of Chris Keller. He initially believed in his father’s guilt, but upon visiting him in jail, realizes his innocence and becomes enraged at the Kellers for deceiving him. All ethnicities encouraged to audition.

Jim Bayliss— 50- 60. Jim is a successful doctor, but is frustrated with the stifling domesticity of his life. He wants to become a medical researcher, but continues in his job as it pays the bills. All ethnicities encouraged to audition.

Sue Bayliss— 50- 60. Sue is Jim's wife: needling and dangerous but affectionate, she too is a friend of the Keller family

Bert— 7-9 years old. Bert is a little boy who lives in the neighborhood; he is friends with the Bayliss' son Tommy and frequently visits the Kellers' yard to play "jail" with Joe.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
First Rehearsal – February 13, 2018
First Tech – March 9, 2018
First Preview – March 15, 2018
Opening – March 24, 2018
Closing – April 15, 2018
Possible Extension – April 22, 2018

MATILDA BINKS(55), black. “Tillie” has worked twenty-seven years as
a domestic for the Draytons

HILARY ST. GEORGE(43), white. Associate Director of the Drayton Gallery

CHRISTINA DRAYTON(64), white. Runs the Drayton Gallery

MATT DRAYTON(67), white. Publisher of San Francisco newspaper, The Guardian

JOANNA DRAYTON(23), white. “Joey” recently interned for a medical research hospital in Hawaii

DOCTOR JOHN PRENTICE(37), black. A medical research doctor

MONSIGNOR RYAN(75), white. Longtime family friend of the Draytons

JOHN PRENTICE SR(63), black. Schoolteacher

MARY PRENTICE(59), black. Department store clerk


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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