SYLVIA - Music Theatre of Connectitut Auditions

Posted: November 15, 2019

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SYLVIA - Norwalk, CT EPA

Music Theatre of Connecticut

AUDITION DATE

Fri, Dec 06, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS

AEA Members: Contact ALEX AT 203-454-3883 OR EMAIL ADMIN@MUSICTHEATREOFCT.COM FOR APPOINTMENT

CONTRACT

SPT $438/week

SEEKING

Equity actor for ALL ROLES. Minorities are STRONGLY encouraged to attend. Connecticut and Westchester talent are encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION

Monologue for the role of SYLVIA is available www.musictheatre.com/auditons. Other roles please prepare a monologue in the style of the show. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled together. A monitor will be provided.

LOCATION

Music Theatre of Connecticut
509 Westport Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
Free parking on site OR Metro-North New Haven Line to East Norwalk stop

PERSONNEL

SYLVIA by A. R. Gurney. Kevin Connors, Director

Expected at the auditions:
Kevin Connors (director), Jim Schilling (MTC Managing Director) and Alex Mongillo (Administrative Manager)

OTHER DATES

Approx: 1/28/20 to 2/23/20

OTHER

Music Theatre of Connecticut, currently in its 33rd season, is located in a beautiful theatre center in Norwalk, CT. The company has won numerous "Best" awards and Connecticut Crtitics' Circle Award Nominations, including the prestigious Killen Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Theatre, joining Long Wharf, Hartford Stage and the Westport Playhouse.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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

GREG:
40’ – 60’s, married to Kate, empty-nester, loving husband and financier, loving, well-meaning but dissatisfied, owner of their dog Sylvia

KATE:
40’s – 60’s, married to Greg, mother, intelligent and driven, confused by Greg and his obsession with their dog

SYLVIA:
20’s – 30’s, Greg and Kate’s dog who was found by Greg in Central Park, very physical role. Sylvia is smart, exuberant, feminine, funny, sassy, foul-mouthed, devoted, playful

TOM*:
30’s – 50’s, friendly fellow dog owner, opinionated, wry

PHYLLIS*:
50’s, drag role, New York socialite, elitist, WASP-y, alcoholic, ridiculous, conservative

LESLIE*:
40’s – 50’s, male therapist, authoritative, conciliatory, androgynous

*Tom, Phyllis and Leslie are all played by the same actor


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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