KINGS - GableStage Auditions

Posted: May 29, 2018

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KINGS - Coral Gables FL EPA
GableStage

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
11:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS
For appointments email jadler@gablestage.org. Please do NOT call for audition appointments - email us. ONLY if absolutely necessary, call 305.446.1116 between 10am and 5pm.

CONTRACT
SPT SPT5 - $425 weekly minimum

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in KINGS (see breakdown).

PREPARATION
Prepare a 1-minute contemporary monologue. Please bring 2 copies of your headshot & resume.

LOCATION
GableStage
1200 Anastasia Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134-6364

PERSONNEL
Joseph Adler, director (expected to attend auditions)

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals start September 18;
Runs October 13 thru November 11

OTHER
All actors are welcome to attend. Appointments are strongly encouraged.
On the day of Equity auditions, Equity performers without appointments
will be accommodated as time permits.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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
KINGS by Sarah Burgess
Lauren (Female, 30s)
Formerly romantically involved with Kate, now married to the SEC Commissioner. Lobbyist, making serious money. Knows how to play the political game, not hampered by ideals. Rejected by her parents after coming out, she was taken under the wing of Senator McDowell for whom she has also worked. Lives in an expensive old townhouse in Alexandria.
Kate (Female, 30s)
Lauren’s former girlfriend. Also a lobbyist although not as financially successful. Less of a game player, more direct and honest. Yale educated, direct, sometimes rudely so, somewhat feisty, pragmatic but with some ideals intact. Both parents are lawyers. Some level of privilege.
Sydney Millsap (Female, 40s, Black)
Representative for Dallas. Formerly an accountant she entered politics with sincere ideals but has been beaten down somewhat by the demands of fundraising and attending events. A Gold Star widow whose husband was killed in Iraq, she is also bringing up a young son. Dour, serious, dryly humorous occasionally. Decides to challenge the leading candidate for President, Senator McDowell, unprepared for the backlash.
John McDowell (Male, 60s)
Senator for Texas. Long time politician. Avuncular, powerful, humorous, manipulative. Running for President, with the complacent expectation of being unchallenged. Warm and generous but a true politician. Blindsided by an unconventional campaign he nonetheless emerges able to forge a new avenue of influence and continue playing the game.


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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