CYMBELINE - Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Auditions

Posted: December 13, 2018

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CYMBELINE - Babson Park MA EPA
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30

APPOINTMENTS
Online sign up preferred: http://commshakes.org/auditions/ Questions: auditions@commshakes.org Phone if necessary: Victoria 781-239-5974

CONTRACT
LOA $500.00/week

SEEKING
Equity Shakespearean Actors for various roles. See breakdown

Also seeking an SM and ASM. See separate notice on Casting Call for info (note: personnel authorized to hire SMs will not be in attendance at this EPA)

PREPARATION
One Shakespeare monologue, preferably around two minutes. If time allows, we may also ask to see an additional contemporary monologue, also around two minutes. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson College
19 Babson College Drive
Babson Park, MA 02457
Please check in in the lobby of the facility when you arrive.

PERSONNEL
Director: Fred Sullivan Jr.

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: June 18, 2019
First Preview: July 17, 2019
Opening: July 24, 2019
Closing: August 4, 2019

OTHER
Anticipated rehearsal schedule Tuesdays-Sundays. Rehearsal location is Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Performances will be held outdoors on the Boston Common. Actors are responsible for their own transportation to all rehearsals and performances.
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is an equal opportunity employer. Actors of all genders, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to audition and apply. Please note that CSC does not supply housing, roles listed below are local hire.
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
Imogen
Female, 20's Shakespearean heroine (largest role in play) brilliant, strong, the king's daughter who disguises as a man

Posthumus
Male, 25-37 orphaned gentleman raised at court, passionate, athletic, has dark, violent side, in love with Imogen

Cymbeline
Male, 45-60 the King, passionate and wrathful, Old Testament size

Belarius
Male, 45-55 a cave-dwelling hunter, banished ex-courtier one with the land. raises and loves 2 sons

Queen
Female, late 40s-50s Cymbeline's 2nd wife, a villain

Cloten
Male, 25-35 The Queen's ignorant, bossy, willful son

Pasanio
Male, older servant 50-60s exemplary human compassionate, loyal, caring and moral

Iachimo
Male, 27-38 charming dark trickster, athletic, sexual, bad boy

Guiderius
Male, Late 20s to late 30s Outdoorsy, athletic , hunter, singer


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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