THE DROWNING GIRLS - Showcase Auditions

Posted: November 5, 2019

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THE DROWNING GIRLS - NYC Appointments

Drama League

APPOINTMENTS

NYC Appointment Only Auditions: 11/25/2019 CB: 11/26/2019

CONTRACT

Showcase-NY Equity Showcase Code ($500 flat fee)

SEEKING

Submissions for various roles in THE DROWNING GIRLS, as part of the Drama League’s New York Directing Fellowship DirectorFest at the New Ohio Theater (New York, NY)

INSTRUCTIONS

Please email (preferred method) or mail (if no email) photo and resume asasp.

SUBMIT TO

hbasscasting@gmail.com
Harriet Bass Casting
RE: The Drowning Girls
112 W 34th Street 17th Floor
New York, NY 10120

PERSONNEL

Director: Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly
Writer: Beth Graham, Charlie Tomilnson and Daniela Vlaskalie
Casting: Harriet Bass Casting
Casting Director: Harriet Bass
Casting Associate: Gama Valle

OTHER DATES

Production details:
1st Rehearsal: 01/09/2020
Opening: 01/24/2020
Closing: 01/25/2020

OTHER

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 submit.

BREAKDOWN

SEEKING:
NOTE:
The Drowning Girls is inspired by the Scotland Yard case of the notorious serial killer George Joseph Smith and his victims, the “brides of the bathtub.” While the historical figures of Bessie, Alice and Margaret were white women, women of all races are strongly encouraged to audition.
Actors must be comfortable working with water on stage. NO submerging will be required.

BESSIE
female, early 30’s, any ethnicity, open to every body type, good mover. A romantic, dreams of a wedding and of being the center of attention, traditional, loving, delicate, sensitive, and susceptible. Also plays: GEORGE, JOHN, ALICE’S FATHER, DR. BILLINGS, MRS. RAPLEY, AMELIA, MARKS, and SERGEANT PAGE.
NOTE: Actors of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Actors must be comfortable working with water on stage. NO submerging will be required.

ALICE
female, mid to late 20’s, any ethnicity, open to every body type, good mover. Bold, swept off her feet, rebellious, dreams of freedom, youthful, audacious, spirited, and fierce. Also plays: JOHN, GEORGE, HENRY, MRS. TUCKETT, MRS. CROSSLEY, JANE, INSPECTOR NEIL, and MR. BODKIN.
NOTE: Actors of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Actors must be comfortable working with water on stage. NO submerging will be required.
MARGARET
female, late 30’s to early 40’s, any ethnicity, open to every body type, good mover. Desperately wants to feel wanted, fears becoming an old maid, practical, lonely, guarded, modest, and worried. Also plays: HENRY, GEORGE’S MOTHER, ALICE’S MOTHER, MRS. BLATCH, SERGEANT REID, KNOWLES, JOHN, and MS. BRIGHTON.
NOTE: Actors of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Actors must be comfortable working with water on stage. NO submerging will be required.


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 submit.

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