I AM MY OWN WIFE - Connecticut Players Foundation Auditions

Posted: October 2, 2019

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I AM MY OWN WIFE - NYC Appointments

Connecticut Players Foundation

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT C / $875/week

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA actors for the role of Charlotte. See breakdown.

I AM MY OWN WIFE tells the inspiring true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. As an openly transgender woman, she bravely survives both the Nazi and Communist regimes of East Germany with her unique mix of strength, savvy and grace.

NOTE: Trans and non-binary actors strongly encouraged to submit.

INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, mail picture and resume ASAP

SUBMIT TO

Calleri Casting
The Yard
234 Fifth Avenue, Suite 208
Re: Wife
New York, NY 10001

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director: Jacob G. Padrón
Artistic Producer: Hope Chávez
Director: Rebecca Martinez
Writer: Doug Wright
Casting: Calleri Casting, James Calleri & Paul Davis

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: January 7, 2020
First Preview: February 5, 2020
Open: February 12, 2020
Close: March 1, 2020

OTHER

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 submit.

BREAKDOWN

ABOUT
I AM MY OWN WIFE tells the inspiring true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. As an openly transgender woman, she bravely survives both the Nazi and Communist regimes of East Germany with her unique mix of strength, savvy and grace.
NOTE: Trans and non-binary actors strongly encouraged to submit.
Character:
CHARLOTTE von MAHLSDORF: AMAB (Assigned male at birth), Trans-Feminine. Any ethnicity. Charlotte is a German trans woman in her 60s who has lived through WWII and the Communist government of East Germany. She is a survivor who is determined to live by her own truth and create her own reality. An adventurous, open-hearted, risk taker. A lover of life, mischief and fun, she has created a secret cabaret in her home for LGBTQ folx as well as making her home a living museum for furniture others had to leave behind. This actor will also perform 30+ other roles of varying gender identities. and the changes are between characters are made through changes in the tonal quality and pitch of the actor’s voice, and through their stance, posture, and their repository of gestures. Versatility with playing multiple characters and facility with a German dialect, German language and other dialects a must.



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 submit.

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