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FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE - Signature Theatre Company, Inc. Auditions

Posted: June 12, 2018

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FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE - NYC EPA
Signature Theatre Company Inc.

AUDITION DATE

Thu, Jun 28, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

Off Broadway $669/week

SEEKING

Equity actors for 8 available roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Sides will be provided. Actors may perform a side or a brief contemporary comedic monologue.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director: Paige Evans
Associate Artistic Director: Beth Whitaker
Playwright: Lynn Nottage
Director: Lileana Blain-Cruz
General Manager: Gilbert Medina
Casting Director: Caparelliotis Casting

Personnel expected to be in attendance TBD and will be posted soon.

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: 10/22/18
First Performance: 11/19/18
Opening: 12/10/18
End of Announced Run: 12/30/18

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

UNDINE:
Female, mid 30s – mid 40s, African American. Born in the Walt Whitman projects of Brooklyn, she’s re-invented herself as a successful public relations professional.

FLOW / OTHERS (AS CAST):
Undine’s brother, African American. A hipster with a tatty Afro and goatee, with the habit of speaking a bit too loudly. Has been writing an epic poem about Brer Rabbit for years. May also play Agent Duva, Rapper, Drug Dealer, Mover, Addict, Applicant.

MOTHER / OTHERS (AS CAST):
Undine’s mother, African American. Works as a security guard at Long Island University. May also play: Allison, Rosa, Inmate #2, Addict, Applicant.

ACCOUNTANT / OTHERS (AS CAST):
An elegantly-clad Caucasian man in his mid-thirties. May also play: Addict #1, Mover, Applicant, Doctor #2.

HERVÉ / GUY / OTHERS (AS CAST): Male, Latino. Hervé --Undine’s husband. An Argentinian con man with the grace of a flamenco dancer. Guy -- a recovering addict making the most of sobriety. Works as a security guard but is preparing
to take the fireman’s exam. May also play: Lance.
STEPHIE / OTHERS (AS CAST): A spacy twenty-something, African American. Undine’s assistant, she later gets a job at Duane Reade, where she struggles to not become employee-of-the-month every month. May also play: Counsellor, Devora, Pregnant Woman, Applicant.
FATHER / OTHERS (AS CAST): Undine’s father, African American. Works as a security guard at Long Island University. Believes the impossible is possible. May also play: Babalawo, Gregory, Applicant.
GRANDMA / OTHERS (AS CAST): Undine’s grandmother, African American. All warmth and care, she came to New York with nothing, got her high school diploma, worked two jobs, and raised five beautiful children. Now addicted to heroin. May also play: Doctor Khdair, Inmate #1, Case Worker.


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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