SANCTUARY CITY - New York Theatre Workshop Auditions

Posted: July 31, 2019

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SANCTUARY CITY - NYC EPA

New York Theatre Workshop

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Aug 15, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT) Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Contact/Salary pending. Anticipated $880/wk

SEEKING
Equity actors for 3 roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a contemporary monologue under 2 minutes. NO TV/ FILM. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Written by Martyna Majok
Directed by Rebecca Frecknall

Taylor Williams, Casting Director, is expected be in attendance at the EPA

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: February 4, 2020 (on or about)
First Preview: March 3, 2020 (on or about)
Opening: March 23, 2020 (on or about)
Closing: April 19, 2020 (on or about)

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
Performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and performers with disabilites are encouraged to attend.

G – ages 17-21, female identified. Any ethnicity. Character identifies as non-white. Born in another country and immigrated to America at a young age. Raised working class without the luxury of a secure household or consistent parental companionship. G is deeply unsentimental, though she has a large capacity for loyalty, love, and humor. Fast on her feet. Resourceful. A problem solver.

B – ages 17-21, male identified.Any ethnicity. Character identifies as non-white. Born in another country and immigrated to America at a young age. Studious and driven. Exposed to the daily hardships of the American working class at an early age. Looks to others to fulfill the role of the family he never had around. B values honesty and integrity above all else. He knows no one owes him anything and that he has a lot to prove and a lot to lose; he tries to make it so that other people want to be around him.

Henry – late 20s/early 30s, male identified. Any ethnicity. Character identifies as non-white. First generation American. Has a strong moral compass. Can be righteous, bold, and cunning in his execution of protecting those he loves. Henry has a protective nature and is not afraid to confront others head-on when provoked. Though raised working class, he’s cultivated a dignified demeanor that allows him to hop between classes.



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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