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LET HER RIP - Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Auditions

Posted: February 10, 2021

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

SPT $425 weekly minimum

HUNNA (NANA)- 17-25 years old. Of Nigerian descent. Not as sheltered as her friends want to keep her. A Match Woman. Driver of change. Natural leader. Hungry to get her hands dirty in the fight for a better life. A light in a very dark world.

LIZA- 40-65 years old. Born in Birmingham, but moved to London as a teenager. A Match Woman. A mother. A widow. Doesn’t want much. Doesn’t need much. Doesn’t have a lot of fucks to give.

EM- 25-40 years old. Irish, or is she? Brilliant. Connected. Worldly. Alcoholic. Fiercely protective, to a fault. A fabulous performer, as the base of the lie is always truth.

Cincinnati Shakespare Company's goal is to create a casting process that is welcoming, absent of intimidation, and serves those auditioning as well as the creative team in the full exploration of the material.

If there are any provisions Cincinnati Shakespeare Company can make to enhance and support your audition experience, please email Jeremy Dubin at

For consideration, prepare and video record two contrasting pieces, at least one of them Shakespeare (combined length less than 3 minutes).
Slate at the beginning of the video, stating your name and the pieces you’ll be doing. Email video via a YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive link (make sure privacy settings allow access), Attach a digital headshot and resume. Send audition video link, along with above materials attached, to with subject line: CSC WORKSHOP SUBMISSION.
Deadline: Tue, Feb 23, 2021


Auditions may be viewed by a combination of the following collaborators:
Brian Isaac Phillips, Producing Artistic Director (He/Him/His)
Jeremy Dubin, Director of Education (He/Him/His)
Maggie Lou Rader, Playwright (She/Her/Hers)
Lindsey Mercer, Director (She/Her/Hers)

This workshop and reading to be conducted entirely through Zoom.

First rehearsal will be February 22
Final reading will be recorded and available to view February 26-28. There are no live performances.

***As an ADA compliant organization, we welcome actors of all abilities and will make all reasonable accommodations in order to cast actors, regardless of disability, in any available role. We also recognize that most characters are written on the binary (use he/him or she/her pronouns) and we invite gender non-conforming, genderqueer, transgender, and non-binary actors to submit for the roles they most identify with.
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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