OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL **Updated** - Oregon Shakespeare Festival Auditions

Posted: August 12, 2014

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival - NYC Appointments
Oregon Shakespeare Festival | Ashland, OR


Send To
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Joy Dickson
15 S Pioneer Street
Ashland OR 97520
Email
casting@osfashland.org
Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$883/week AEA minimum
Seeking
NY auditions will be held on upcoming date TBD by appointment only.

Seeking AEA members only for these appointments.
The AEA member must submit him/herself directly in order to be considered via this posting.

See breakdown for info.
Other Dates
Deadline for submissions: August 23, 2014

Mark submissions: 2015 Company / NY Appointments / AEA Submission
Personnel
Joy Dickson--casting director
Other
https://osfashland.org

Breakdown
Seeking Company Members for the following roles in the upcoming season:

OSCAR
In world premiere of Lynn Nottage’s SWEAT. Latino male, early-mid 20s. Puerto Rican or Dominican bus boy turned factory worker. Slow to burn, but passionate and articulate when roused. He is used to being the outsider, but knows when to assert his presence. Second role in rep either a Shakespeare or play set in Victorian England so will need appropriate training. Plus 2 u/s assignments.
Contract Dates are 1/7/15-10/31/15

CHRIS
In world premiere of Lynn Nottage’s SWEAT. African American male, early-mid 20s. Charming but definitely has air of danger about him-- a bit of thug that surfaces when pushed. Deeply religious, thoughtful and likes to think he’s the smartest guy in the room. Second role in rep is either Shakespeare or play set in Victorian England so will need appropriate training. Plus 2 u/s assignments.
Contract Dates are 1/6/15-11/1/15.

JASON
In world premiere of Lynn Nottage’s SWEAT. Caucasian male, 21-30. Brash and fiery-
-a brawler who doesn’t know how to contain his anger at the world. Must have solid
Shakespeare training. Plus 2 u/s assignments. (Theatre now intends to cast this role as
AEA)

Contract Dates: currently 5/28/15-10/31/15, could be as long as 1/7/15-10/31/15.

MASTER YUAN
Inn US premiere of Stan Lai’s SECRET LOVE IN PEACH BLOSSOM LAND. Asian male, 25-35. Strong, handsome leading man playing a crafty, lustful boss of the loosely-structured touring company of Peach Blossom Land. Must be adept at physical comedy/farce. Needs to be athletic with strong movement skills--commedia, acrobatic, dance skills a plus. Second role in rep is Shakespeare so must have solid Shakespeare training. Plus 2 u/s assignments.
Contract Dates are 3/3/15-10/31/15

THE DIRECTOR
In US premiere of Stan Lai’s SECRET LOVE IN PEACH BLOSSOM LAND. Asian male, 50s-70s. the often-exasperated Taiwanese director of the autobiographical romance Secret Love set in 1948 China and 1986 Taiwan. Still sharp of mind and body. Obsessed with the characters in his play but does not seem to be a particularly capable director. Second role in rep is Shakespeare so must have solid Shakespeare training. Plus u/s assignments.

Contract Dates are 3/3/15-10/31/15



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