STUDIO THEATRE 2019-20 SEASON - Studio Theatre Auditions

Posted: August 1, 2019

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Studio Theatre 2019-20 Season - NYC EPA

Studio Theatre

AUDITION DATES
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Wed, Aug 21, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2;30

CONTRACT
SPT SPT 10, $769 minimum weekly and SPT 8, $601 minimum weekly

SEEKING
Equity actors and singers for various roles in the season. See breakdown.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

PREPARATION
Prepare EITHER 1) a brief monologue; or 2) a brief contemporary musical theatre song; or 3) a one minute monologue and 16 bars of a song. Bring picture and resume.

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

PERSONNEL
Expected In the room:
Rebecca Wahls, Artistic Coordinator

OTHER
Studio Theatre
1501 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
www.studiotheatre.org

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
MAIN SERIES
AEA Contract: SPT 10, $769 minimum weekly
DOUBT
by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Matt Torney
Scheduled Show Dates: September 8, 2019 – October 6, 2016
Possible Ext. Close: November 3, 2019
First Rehearsal: August 6, 2019
Setting:
St. Nicholas Catholic church and school in the Bronx, NY; 1964
Seeking:
FATHER BRENDAN FLYNN – late thirties. A priest. Articulate and personable.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
SISTER ALOYSIUS BEAUVIER - fifties/ sixties. The head nun and principal of St. Nicholas School. Driven by a high sense of duty.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
SISTER JAMES – twenties. A young impressionable nun. Enthusiastic but inexperienced teacher.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
MRS. MULLER – around thirty-eight. The mother of Donald Muller, the school’s first black student. Concerned about her son’s future and physical safety. A survivor who lives in the real world.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
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WHITE PEARL
by Felicia King
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
Scheduled Show Dates: November 10, 2019 – December 8, 2020
Possible Ex. Close: January 5, 2020
First Rehearsal: October 8, 2019

Setting:
In and around the Clearday ™ office
Seeking:
PRIYA SINGH - 26. Female. Indian-Singaporean. British/Mumbai accent with Singaporean inflections.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST

SUNNY LEE - 24. Female. Chinese-Singaporean. American dudebro-speak, becomes more Singlish/Hokkien depending on her audience.

RUKI MINAMI - 22. Female. Japanese. Noticeable Japanese accent. Crisp. American English.

BUILT SUTTIKUL - 23. Female. Thai-American. Californian. Verging on valley-girl.

SOO-JIN PARK - 33. Female. South Korean. Strong Korean accent but excellent American English.

XIAO CHEN - 29. Female. Chinese. The weakest English speaker.

MARCEL BENOIT - 31. Male. Strong French accent, British
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PIPELINE
By Dominique Morriseau
Directed by Awoye Timpo
Scheduled Show Dates: January 19, 2020 – February 16, 2020
Possible Ext Close: March 15, 2020
First Rehearsal: December 17, 2020

Setting:
New York City and Upstate New York
Seeking:
NYA – 30’s-40’s, female, Black. Single mother trying to raise her teenage son on her own with much difficulty, but doing her damndest. A good teacher at a not-great public school inspiring her students in a stressed environment. Strong but burning out. She may be holding it together by only a thread, but she is still holding it together nevertheless.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
OMARI – teens, male, Black. Nya’s son. Smart, astute, passionate, charming, sensitive and tough. Tender and honest at his core, but fueled with a rage he can’t seem to release. Wrestling with his identity between private boarding school education and being from a so-called urban community.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
JASMINE – teens, female, Black or Latina. Omari’s girlfriend who attends a private boarding school, but is from a so-called urban environment.. Sensitive and tough; a sharp bite and a soft smile. Profoundly aware of herself and her environment, and in touch with the poetry of her own language and power of her opinions.
XAVIER – 30’s-40’s, male, Black. Nya's ex-husband; Omari's father. A marketing executive who is financially stable, but emotionally impoverished. Struggling to connect to his son, but not giving up. Sensitive and tough.
THIS ROLE HAS ALREADY BEEN CAST
LAURIE – 40’s-50’s, female, White. A pistol of a woman. Teaches in a predominately Black, so-called urban community, and can hold her own against the toughest of students and in the toughest of circumstances. Stressed, but smiling. Doesn't bite her tongue. You don’t mess with her.
DUN – early-mid 30’s, male, Black. Security guard at a public high school in a so-called urban environment. Genuine, thoughtful, optimistic. Charismatic with women and trying to be a gentleman in a stressed environment. It's not easy.
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PASS OVER
by Antoinette Nwandu
Directed by Psalmayene 24
Scheduled Show Dates: March 8, 2020 – April 5, 2020
Possible Ext. Close: May 3, 2020
First Rehearsal: February 4, 2020

Setting:
now. right now
but also 1855
but also 13th century BCE
a ghetto street. a lamppost. night
but also a plantation
but also Egypt, a city built by slaves
Seeking:
MOSES – black, male, late teens/early 20s. a young man from the ghetto. brokenhearted. courageous. angry. sad but also a slave driver
but also the prophesied leader of God’s chosen
KITCH – black, male, late teens/early 20s. a young man from the ghetto and moses’ best friend. jovial. loyal. kind. naïve. a lovely friend to have
but also a slave but also one of God’s chosen
MISTER – white, male, late 20s/early 30s. a man in a light-colored suit. out of his element. earnest. wholesome. terrified but also a plantation owner
but also pharoah’s son
OSSIFER – white, male, late 20s/early 30s. an enforcer of the law. not from around here, but always aroud. pragmatic. intimidating. also terrified
but also a patroller but also a soldier in pharoah’s army
The roles of MISTER and OSSIFER are doubled
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FUN HOME
Music by Jeanine Tesori. Book & lyrics by Lisa Kron based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by David Muse
Music Directed by Darren Cohen
Scheduled Show Dates: May 17, 2020 – June 14, 2020
Possible Ext. Close: July 12, 2020
First Rehearsal: April 13, 2020

Setting:
Beech Creek, Pa, 1970s; Oberlin College, 1980s; New York, Present Day
Seeking:
ALISON – 43 years old, a cartoonist
MEDIUM ALISON – 19 years old, a college freshman
SMALL ALISON – around 9 years old
BRUCE BECHDEL – Alison’s father
HELEN BECHDEL – Alison’s mother
CHRISTIAN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 10 years old
JOHN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 6 years old
ROY – a young man Bruce hires to do yard work
JOAN – a college student
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STUDIO X
AEA Contract: SPT 8, $601 minimum weekly
ASPEN IDEAS
by Abe Koogler
Directed by Les Waters
Scheduled Show Dates: June 25, 2020 – July 21, 2020
Scheduled Ext. Close: August 11, 2020
First Rehearsal: May 26, 2020
Setting:
A party, an airplane, and Colorado
Seeking:

ANNE - 40s-50s, female

ROB - 40s – 50s, male

JAY – 20s-30s, female

CHRIS – 20s-30s, male

SOPHIE - 16, female
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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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