FIRE AND AIR - Zachary Scott Theatre Center Auditions

Posted: January 31, 2019

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FIRE AND AIR- Austin EPA
Zachary Scott Theatre Center

AUDITION DATE
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm (CST)

APPOINTMENTS
Email auditions@zachtheatre.org with subject line "FIRE AND AIR Austin Auditions"; attach headshot/resume in PDF/Word format.

CONTRACT
LOA LOA/LORT/ Minimum - $507/wk

SEEKING
We are seeking strong actors for various roles for this world premiere.

PREPARATION
Actors should prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues not to exceed 3 minutes. Callbacks will consist of reading selections from the script.

LOCATION
Zachary Scott Theatre ZPACC
Studio1426 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704

PERSONNEL
Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Peter Rothstein
Choreographed by Kelli Foster Warder

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals begin May 14, 2019. Performances begin June 12, 2019, and closes on July 14, 2019, with shows Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sundays at 2:30pm, and some added Tuesdays and Sundays at 7:30pm.

OTHER
www.zachtheatre.org
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
This world premiere play by four-time Tony Award® winner Terrence McNally (“Ragtime”, “Kiss of the Spider Woman”) explores the rich history of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev’s itinerant Russian ballet company, in his newest play “Fire and Air”. Surrounded by great talents of art, design, and music, the tempestuous relationship between Diaghilev and dancer Vaslav Nijinsky revolutionizes dance forever.

Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev: (Male, late 30s - early 40s) A Russian impresario; a visionary; a robust, impressive, and powerful man. Homosexual.
Vaslav Nijinsky: (Male, 20s) Diaghilev's young protégé and lover; once a peasant, but now a revolutionary ballet dancer and a radical choreographer; muscular, elegant, ambitious, narcissistic, and an intense perfectionist.
Dmitry "Dima" Filosofov: (Male, late 30s - early 40s) Diaghilev's first cousin; his oldest and dearest friend and business manager. Also a homosexual.
Dunya: (Female, 60s) Diaghilev's old and faithful nurse, almost always knitting, but ready to be of service to him (and the play at large) the moment the need arises; she has been his nanny since he was born. Grounded, wise in her own way.
Misia Sert: (Female, 40s-50s) Diaghilev's beautiful wealthy patron and friend; deeply invested in the future and importance of artistic life; a witty, fearless, powerful woman of her time.
Leonide Massine: (Male, 20s) a young classical dancer. Highly sexual. Ambitious and self-serving.


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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