LOVE AND YOGURT - Out of the Box Theatrics Auditions

Posted: August 27, 2019

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LOVE AND YOGURT - NYC EPA

Out of the Box Theatrics

AUDITION DATE
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Transition $525 plus health and pension

SEEKING
10 Dynamic Equity actors. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief song that shows range and storytelling ability. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507
16th floor. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

PERSONNEL
Producer Out of the Box Theatrics / Liz Flemming, Artistic Director
Producer New York Theatre Barn / Joe Barros, Artistic Director

Line Producer Alli Ryan Motley
Book/Music/Lyrics Aaron Morrill
Director/Choreographer Joe Barros
Assoc. Director/Choreographer Peter Williams
Music Director Cody Dry
Casting Director- Eisenbergs Beans Casting

OTHER DATES
Schedule Overview:
October 7th-18th
Performances- October 19th-27th
Rehearsal/Performance Space-
THEATRELAB
357 West 36th Street

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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
Love and Yogurt is a tale of love, business and contemporary politics. Think Shark Tank meets immigration. It's the story of Emma, a young entrepreneur, and Javier, a former journalist from Colombia, who is seeking asylum in the U.S. and works at Rolling Fields, a leading chain of natural food stores, to make ends meet. Emma is the founder of "Bubby's," a line of organic kefir. In order to attract investors and wider distribution, she must get it into the trend-setting
Rolling Fields and then demonstrate that it’s a hit with customers. Awaiting the disposition of his asylum case, Javier pines for his homeland but knows that it is unsafe to return. With Emma’s arrival, his life will once again be turned upside down. They will forge a bond that is as powerful as it is surprising - and for which Javier will end up risking it all.
3-Week Developmental Production
co-produced by Out of the Box Theatrics & New York Theatre Barn
AEA Transitional Contract | $525/week, plus health and pension
Schedule:
October 7th: First Rehearsal
October 19-27, 2019: Performances
CASTING:
EMMA ROSE , 20-35, an entrepreneur and founder of "Bubby's” - a line of organic kefir, smart, vivacious, ambitious, an idealist and romantic with an artsy side, her belief in people's fundamental goodness can render her vulnerable to those whose intentions are less than honorable. Versatile Soprano who also sings pop, rock, and folk
JAVIER DEL RIO , 32, a Colombian immigrant and former journalist working at Rolling Fields grocery store, speaks Spanish, well educated and charismatic, beneath his controlled exterior lies passion and conviction. High Baritone/Baritenor A2-A4 Sweet/Lyrical
BRAD PRICE , 40-50, loud, obnoxious, self-impressed store manager who thinks nothing of leveraging his power to obtain personal favors, strong and intimidating, a bully, sucking up to his superiors while often abusing those below him on the organizational chart. Sings in the ensemble/Any Range
BRITNEY HOLLIS , 30-35, successful entrepreneur, motivated, competitive, tough, can intimidate or charm, street smart, sometimes ruthless, for her--the ends justify the means. Mezzo belter A3-B4
TYLER LYNCH , 25-30, an ambitious investment banker, wears his entitlement with pride, conspicuously self-confident, a narcissist and a braggart, with all-American good looks and money to burn he believes himself to be irresistible to women. Light tenor G3-G4
CARLITA FUENTES , 25-35, a Dominican lesbian from the Bronx, loud, opinionated, smart, direct, fiercely loyal and loving to her friends but an implacable foe to evil-doers, a keen judge of character and will unflinchingly speak truth to power, works at Rolling Fields grocery store. Alto E3-C5

BILL HANSEN , 45-65, founder of a national chain of health food stores (Rolling Fields), emanates sixties idealism and new-age spirituality, fundamentally decent but his attempts to repress his high self regard inevitably morph into buffoonery. Tenor G3-G4
EMMA'S MOTHER , 45-60, also plays a ROLLING FIELDS EMPLOYEE and others. Sings in the ensemble/Any Range

JAVIER'S MOTHER , 40-50, Columbian, speaks Spanish, also plays a ROLLING FIELDS EMPLOYEE and others. Sings in the ensemble/Any Range

JAVIER’S LAWYER , male, 25-45, also plays CORRECTIONS OFFICER, a ROLLING FIELDS EMPLOYEE and others. Sings in the ensemble/Any Range
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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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