Equity performers will be brought into the audition space in groups of ten. Members of SITI Company will teach auditioning performers rigorous exercises used in Viewpoints and Suzuki, and then evaluate actors’ performance.
Please dress to move. Bring a pair of socks for Suzuki exercises, but be prepared to remove your socks and shoes for Viewpoints. For more information on the format of this audition, see below.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.
Artistic Dir: Anne Bogart
Company members who may be in attendance at EPAs include Akiko Aizawa, J. Ed Araiza, Will Bond, Gian-Murray Gianino, Leon Ingulsrud, Ellen Lauren, Kelly Maurer, Tom Nelis, Barney O’Hanlon and Stephen Webber.
More Information About These Auditions
IMPORTANT NOTE:Due to the special nature of these principal auditions, they will be held according to Equity Chorus Call procedures.
• A sign-up sheet will be posted at the Actors' Equity Association Audition Center one week before the auditions. The sign-up sheet will be taken down at 5 PM on the day before the auditions.
• The Equity Auditions Monitor will read this list one-half hour before the call begins. Actors who are present when their names are called will receive a numbered EPA audition card.
• Equity performers who have not signed the list, or who are not present when their names are called, will be seen only if they arrive by the beginning of the call.
• Please note: No one who arrives after the beginning of the call will be seen at this audition.
IMPORTANT NOTE:Due to the special nature of these principal auditions, only Equity performers will be seen at this call.
Theatre’s statement: “SITI Company is an ensemble-based theater company. Its mission is: To create bold new productions; To perform and tour these productions nationally and internationally; To train together consistently; To train theater professionals and students in an approach to acting and collaboration that forges unique and highly disciplined artists for the theater; and To create opportunities for artistic dialogue and cultural exchange.”
Please note that the majority of roles throughout the season will be cast with SITI Company members. At this time, the company is not seeking new members.
Performers with previous experience or interest in both the Suzuki and Viewpoints training are particularly encouraged to attend. Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
(The Viewpoints and the Suzuki Method of Actor Training are two methods of training used in building and staging SITI productions. It is through the dialogue between Suzuki and Viewpoints, these two distinct, yet complementary approaches to the art of acting, that the philosophy and technique of SITI Company is continually explored, revitalized and articulated.)
For more information about SITI, the Suzuki Method and Viewpoints, visit SITI Company’s website: www.siti.org.