LET'S DO THAT HOCKEY - Team Awesome Robot Auditions

Posted: May 8, 2018

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LET'S DO THAT HOCKEY - NYC appointments
Team Awesome Robot | Astoria, NY

Showcase-NY $50 stipend

Team Awesome Robot is presenting a workshop of Madhuri Shekar's new play in progress, Let's Do That Hockey. It's an exciting new piece about performative masculinity taking place in the world of professional ice hockey. For this workshop, we're particularly interested in experimenting with staging the scenes that take place on the ice; the primary question being, "how much narrative story can we communicate through bare-bones staging so as not to rely on narration?" As we will be spending the majority of our rehearsals on staging the hockey scenes, the rest of the play will be treated as a classic music stand reading.

Playwright: Madhuri Shekar
Producing Director: Christopher Diercksen
Stage Manager: Yvonne Hartung
Choreography Consultant: Jillian Sweeney

Deadline: 05/14/2018

Team Awesome Robot
24-40 38th St Apt. 1D
Astoria, NY 11103

Our rehearsal schedule (rehearsing at TheaterLab in NYC) is as follows: Friday, May 18th: 7 - 10pm (read-through and discussion)
Saturday, May 19th: 12 - 5pm (movement rehearsal)
Sunday, May 20th: 12-5pm (movement rehearsal)
Thursday, May 24th: 7-10pm (pickup and add script changes) Wednesday, May 30th: 7-10pm (run-through)
Thursday, May 31st: 7 - 10pm (performance at 7:30; at Royal Family Productions)

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.

Movement required
JACQUES GÉRALD (M) Caucasian - 33, defenseman
ALEXEI SOBCHAK (M) Caucasian - 29, center forward, captain, requires Russian Accent RANDALL JONES (M) Black - 34, goalie
LEWIS TAN (M) any ethnicity - 33, an artist
MALE ENSEMBLE (M) any ethnicity - playing multiple hockey players, as needed, STANLEY, DAD and SASHA OVECHKIN.

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