SEIZE THE KING **CANCELLED** - Classical Theatre of Harlem Auditions

Posted: March 30, 2020

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SEIZE THE KING- NYC EPA

Classical Theatre of Harlem

CANCELLED
**Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. These EPAs will not be rescheduled. They will be accepting video audition submissions in lieu of the EPAs. A separate notice for video submissions will be posted
with submission information.**

AUDITION DATE

Tue, Apr 21, 2020
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

LOA-NYC $469/week minimum

SEEKING

Equity actors. Please note, all actors must
possess strong language skills, i.e.: Classical, slam poetry, rap/hip-hop etc. See breakdown.

Also seeking an ASM. The SM position has been filled.

PREPARATION

Prepare a 1-2 minute classical monologue or other monologue showing command of verse. All should bring picture/resume.

LOCATION

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

PERSONNEL

Director: Carl Cofield
Written by: Will Power
Producer: The Classical Theatre of Harlem,
Producing Artistic Director Ty Jones
Expected at the EPA:
Carl Cofield, Ty Jones

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: June 8th, 2020
First Public Performance: July 7th
Scheduled closing: July 26th

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

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is currently seeking actors for their summer 2020 show, Will Power’s Seize the King, a bold re-imaging of William Shakespeare’s Richard III. Please note, all actors must possess strong language skills, i.e.: Classical, slam poetry, rap/hip-hop etc.
seeking
Actor Track 1: (M 30’s-50) Plays Richard III. Must be extremely well versed with classical texts and a high level verse speaker. Movement and physical dexterity are a plus.

Actor Track 2: (M 25-40’s) Plays Lord Hastings and various roles

Actor Track 3: (F 20’-40’s) Plays Queen Woodville and various roles

Actor Track 4: (F 30’s-40’s) Plays Edward V and various roles

Actor Track 5: (M40’s -60’s) Plays Lord Buckingham and various roles

The Classical Theatre of Harlem strongly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.


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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