HAVING OUR SAY - North Carolina Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 8, 2019

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HAVING OUR SAY - NYC EPA
North Carolina Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
LOA $784.00/week

SEEKING
Equity actors for 2 roles.

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief monologue. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together and your Equity card.

LOCATION
Growing Studio, The
344 W 38th St, 4th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL
Play written by: Emily Mann
Adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth
Producing Artistic Director: Eric Woodall
Director: Tia James

OTHER DATES
1st full company rehearsal: Monday, October 28th.
Runs November 8th- 17th in Raleigh, NC at The Fletcher Theatre in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

OTHER
Non-AEA actors will not be seen at this call.

EMC performers may be seen at these auditions on a first come basis as long as they are signed up on the EMC list before the midpoint of the day.


EPA Procedures are in effect for 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
Originally from the South, the sisters moved to New York in response to the Jim Crow law period. They survived racism and sexism, proving they could achieve the “unachievable.” Through humor and pathos these ladies relive many of the pivotal moments which shaped their incredible lives. Seeking actors in their 50’s, 60’s or 70’s to portray these roles.
ELIZABETH “BESSIE” DELANY- 101 years old. African- American. Was the third of ten Delany children. Vivacious, emotional and an outspoken advocate for civil rights. Graduated from Columbia University’s School of Dental and Oral Surgery and became the second African-American woman licensed to practice dentistry in NYC.
SARAH “SADIE” DELANY- 103 years old. African- American. Was the second of ten Delany children. More quiet in her determination, she earned a Masters degree from Columbia University and was the first African-American woman to teach domestic science at public high schools in New York City.



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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