PEOPLE'S LIGHT 2017-18 SEASON **REVISED** - People's Light Auditions

Posted: March 2, 2017

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People's Light 2017-18 Season - Malvern PA EPA **REVISED**
People's Light

AUDITION DATE
Mar 13, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2


APPOINTMENTS
To schedule an appointment: AEA MEMBERS ONLY, email your desired time range to casting@peopleslight.org with “EPA 3/13” as the subject. You will receive a confirmation email with your timeslot. Only AEA members will receive an advance appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged While email is preferred, If you do not have access to email/internet call 610-647-1900 ext 121.


CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
LORT D; $637/week AEA min


SEEKING
Equity performers for various roles in the upcoming 2017-18 Season:
ALADDIN: A MUSICAL PANTO
MORNINGS AT SEVEN
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
I WILL NOT GO GENTLY
ROMEO AND JULIET
SKELETON CREW
THE FOREIGNER


PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue from a play (no TV/movie/self-written monologues please) and/or 16 bars of an up-tempo song (an accompanist will be provided). Musicians are encouraged to bring their instrument to demonstrate proficiency.


LOCATION
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd
Malvern, PA 19355-1706


PERSONNEL
Abigail Adams, Artistic Director & CEO
Ellen Anderson, General Manager & CFO
Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Artistic Administrator attending audition:
Erin Sheffield, Executive Associate


OTHER

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
LIGHTS OUT
Writer: Coleman Domingo and Patricia McGregor
Director: Patricia McGregor
First Rehearsal:September 5, 2017
Opens: October 18, 2017
Closes: December 3, 2017
Available Roles:

SAMMY, male, black, 30s

BETTY, female, white, 30s

MAKE UP CANDY, female, white 30s

STAGEMANAGER, male, white, 40s

DIRECTOR, male, white, 40s

EARTHA, female, black, 30s

MARIA, female, black, 30s
*Note: The script is still in development. We are particularly interested in performers of color who are also excellent singers and musicians.
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ALADDIN: A MUSICAL PANTO
Writer: Pete Pryor and Samantha Reading
Music/Lyrics: Michael Ogborn
Director: Pete Pryor
First Rehearsal:October 13, 2017
Opens: November 18, 2017
Closes: January 7, 2018
Available Roles:
ALADDIN, male, any ethnicity, 20s. Must move well and be a strong singer. Martial arts and acrobatic skills a plus.
MAI TAI, female, any ethnicity, 20s. Must move well and be a strong singer. Martial arts and acrobatic skills a plus.
FU, male, any ethnicity, 20s-50s. Must move well and be a strong singer. Martial arts and acrobatic skills a plus.
MORRIS THE MANTIS, male, any ethnicity, 20s-40s. Must move well and be a strong singer. Martial art and acrobatic skills a plus.
THE GENIE OF THE LAMP, male, any ethnicity, 20s-40s. Must move well and be a strong singer. Martial arts and acrobatic skills a plus.
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MORNINGS AT SEVEN
Writer: Paul Osborn
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: December 8, 2017
Opens: January 13, 2017
Closes: February 4, 2018
This show is fully CAST.
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THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Writer: Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: January 23, 2018
Opens: February 24, 2018
Closes: March 31, 2018
Available Roles:

ANNE FRANK, female, any ethnicity, 13-15

OTTO FRANK, male, any ethnicity, 40-50s

EDITH FRANK, female, any ethnicity, 35-50s

MARGOT FRANK, female, any ethnicity, 18-25

MIEP GIES, female, any ethnicity, 18-25

PETER VAN DAAN, male, any ethnicity, 13-18

MR. KRALER, male, any ethnicity, 35-60s

MRS. VAN DAAN, female, any ethnicity, 40s-50s

MR. VAN DAAN, male, any ethnicity, 40s-50s

MR. DUSSEL, male, any ethnicity, 40s-60s
*Note: We are particularly interested in a multi-racial cast representing many heritages.
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I WILL NOT GO GENTLY
Writer: Jen Childs
Director: Harriet Powers
First Rehearsal: March 13, 2018
Opens: March 21, 2018
Closes: April 15, 2018
This show is fully CAST.
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ROMEO AND JULIET
Writer: William Shakespeare
Adaptor: Zak Berkman
Director: Samantha Reading
First Rehearsal: March 27, 2018
Opens: April 28, 2018
Closes: May 27, 2018
This show is fully CAST.
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SKELETON CREW
Writer: Dominique Morisseau
Director: Steve H. Broadnaux III
First Rehearsal: May 22, 2018
Opens: June 23, 2018
Closes: July 15, 2018
Available Roles:

DEZ, male, black, mid-late 20s

SHANITA, female, black, mid-late 20s

REGGIE, male, black, late 30s
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SHOW TBA
First Rehearsal: July 3, 2018
Opens: August 4, 2018
Closes: August 26, 2018

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None of the above mentioned roles will be understudied.
Stage Management: People’s Light’s stage management staffing needs have been fulfilled for the 2017-2018 season.


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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