PUBLIC SERVANT - Theater Breaking Through Barriers Auditions

Posted: February 2, 2019

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PUBLIC SERVANT - NYC EPA
Theater Breaking Through Barriers

AUDITION DATE
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
LOA-NYC $515/week minimum

SEEKING
Equity actors for 2 available roles actors -- Especially seeking performers with disabilities for a World Premiere production of PUBLIC SERVANT written by Bekah Brunstetter

Stage Manager and ASM positions have not yet been filled. If any Stage Managers wish to drop their submissions at the audition, they are absolutely free to do so. See separate notice on casting call for submission information as well.

PREPARATION
Actors will read from sides, provided at the EPA. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Ripley-Grier Studios (305)
305 W 38th St
New York, NY 10018-2902
Studio 205

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director: Nicholas Viselli
General Manager: Steve Asher
Associate: Ann Marie Morelli
Director: Geordie Broadwater
Casting Director: Stephanie Yankwitt (TBD Casting) (in attendance at EPA)
written by Bekah Brunstetter

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: April 29, 2019
Open: May 25, 2019
Close: June 29, 2019

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
Character Breakdown:

Ed
Male, 40s-50’s – A father to a teenage daughter who he loves but who he's growing apart from. Small town politician in North Carolina. Charming but not oily. Authentic and polite. Conservative but modern. He's sad when no one is looking. Ed ran for office because he genuinely wants to help people, but the job is eating away at his optimism.
Hannah
Female, 19 – College freshman full of new ideas, she thinks she understands the world. Overweight and self-conscious about it. Sweet, smart and funny. She admires her father and hates disappointing him. She keeps secrets.

Miriam
(Already cast) - Female, 40’s – Miriam has cerebral palsy. Public school teacher from New York City. Visiting north Carolina for a few weeks. She keeps her walls up and expects people to disappoint her. She stays busy to keep from getting overwhelmed by it all. Very smart, with a sardonic sense of humor. Getting near the end of her rope.
Theater Breaking Through Barriers is a integrated company comprised of actors with and without disabilities and the only professional Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to advancing writers and actors with disabilities and changing the image of disability from dependence to independence.


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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