INTERSTATE - Mixed Blood Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: August 7, 2019

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INTERSTATE - MINNEAPOLIS EPA

Mixed Blood Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Aug 19, 2019
9:00 am - 7:00 pm (CDT)
Call Backs 4pm-7pm

APPOINTMENTS
To schedule an audition, please send your headshot/resume to Catherine Campbell mbtauditions@gmail.com

CONTRACT
SPT SPT 8 $635 Per week minimum

SEEKING
Actors for upcoming production of
INTERSTATE BY KIT YAN & MELISSA LI

PREPARATION
AUDITION PREPARATION
Please prepare an accompanied upbeat or pop song.
For all characters listed, sides will be emailed upon confirmation of audition time.

LOCATION
Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1106
SECOND FLOOR

PERSONNEL
Jesca Prudencio Director
Jack Reuler Artistic Director
Catherine Campbell PM

OTHER DATES
Production Dates:
First Rehearsal: February 10th, 2020
Run Dates:March 6th-March 29th, 2020

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
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
Dash Koi: Asian-American. Transgender man who has been on testosterone for many years. Late 20s. A powerful spoken word artist. Passionate, playful, sensitive. (Tenor)
Adrian Tong: Asian-American. Cisgender femme lesbian. Mid 20s. A singer-songwriter and skilled guitarist. Focused, honest, coy. (Mezzo-Soprano)
Henry Ahuja: South Asian-American. Transgender boy who has not yet taken testosterone. 16 years old. Curious, awkward, inspired. (Mezzo-Soprano)
Mom: Asian-American. Cisgender woman. Early 50s. Adrian’s mom. Aggressive and concerned. (Also Noise #1.) (Mezzo-Soprano)
Dad: Asian immigrant. Cisgender man. Early 50s. Dash’s Dad. Clueless and supportive. (Also Noise #3, Derek, and Seth.) (Baritone/Tenor)
Pastor Fred: Caucasian-American. Cisgender man. 30s. A leader of a small Kentucky church community. Compassionate and yet close-minded. (Also Noise #2, Jason, Chad, and Brett.) (Baritone/Tenor)
Madison: Caucasian-American. Cisgender teenage girl. Quirky and kind. (Also Noise #4 and Jordan Speller.) (Soprano)
Carly: African-American. Cisgender woman. Late 20s. A handsome butch lesbian. Confident and caring. (Also Noise #5 and Substitute Teacher.) (Alto)

Interstate is a Queer Asian-American pop-rock musical about two trans people at different stages of their journeys, navigating love, family, masculinity, and finding community in the era of social media. It charts Dash, a transgender spoken word performer as he goes on a cross-country tour with Adrian, a lesbian singer-songwriter, as the activist band, Queer Malady, fueled by the allure of fame and a desire to connect with the Queer Asian community. The band’s fiercely political and deeply personal music touches Henry, a transgender teenage blogger living in middle America, who finds solace in their art as he struggles with his own identity and family.


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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