THE WHITE DEVIL - Red Bull Theater Auditions

Posted: August 16, 2018

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THE WHITE DEVIL - NYC EPA
Red Bull Theater

AUDITION DATES
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

Wed, Sep 19, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

Thu, Sep 20, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Actor Salary: $725/week

SEEKING
Equity actors with classical training for various roles. Actors of color are strongly encouraged to attend.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a short classical monologue (under 2 minutes), dramatic or comic, preferably from a play by Shakespeare or another Elizabethan or Jacobean playwright.
Bring a photo and resume

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

PERSONNEL
Written by John Webster
Artistic Director, Jesse Berger
Associate Producer, Nathan Winkelstein (expected at the EPA)
Casting Director, Stuart Howard (expected at the EPA)
Director, Louisa Proske (expected at EPA on 9/19)

OTHER DATES
production dates from February 18 - April 27, 2019.

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for this 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
ALL ROLES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE.
Actors of color especially encouraged to attend.
SEEKING:
FLAMINEO(Male 35 - 50) Machiavellian servant to Brachiano. Brilliant, verbose, tortured. Ferocious social climber. Pimps out his own sister. The primary antagonist of the play.

BRACHIANO(Male 35 - 60) Duke of Brachiano. Powerful and pathological, depraved and impulsive. Will stop at nothing to achieve his goals. In love with Vittoria.

FRANCISCO DE MEDICI(Male, 40 - 60) Duke of Florence. Powerful old-money ruler, brilliant strategist. Cold and calculated. Capable of deception and violence when provoked.

MONTICELSO(Male, 50 - 70) A Cardinal. Backroom dealer, slimy, deceitful, glib surface. Misogynist, powerful public speaker.

LODOVICO(Male 40 - 55) a deposed Italian Count. Vindictive, charismatic, sadistic, crazy.
Doubles with:
CAMILLO (Male 40 - 55) Husband to Vittoria. Cuckolded, pompous, easily duped.

MARCELLO(Male 30 - 45) an Attendant of the Duke of Florence, and brother to Vittoria and Flamineo. The “good”, rule-following sibling. Appalled by the workings of his brother.

GASPARO(Male, 25 - 40) | Follower of Lodovico. Underling, hoodlum, sadistic.

ISABELLA(Female 25 - 45) Sister to Francisco de Medici, and Wife to Brachiano. Loving and honorable towards her husband and son even in the face of terrible rejection.
Doubles with:
HORTENSIO (Female 25 - 45) Brachiano’s officer, loyal.

GIOVANNI(Female 18 - 35) the 10 year old son of Brachiano and Isabella. He is energetic, precocious, and witty. Grows from a child to a young ruler over the course of the play.
Doubles with: ANTONELLI (Female 18 - 35) | Friend to Lodovico and Dependants of the Duke of Florence.

VITTORIA COROMBONA(Female 35 - 50) Wife to Camillo then Brachiano. Powerful, beautiful, sharply intelligent and ruthless. Intensely sexual. Makes bold choices in a world where rules are set by men. Along with her brother Flamineo the primary protagonist of the play.

ZANCHE(Female 25 - 45) African maid-servant to Vittoria. Fends for herself. Deceptive and fierce.

CORNELIA(Female 60 - 80) Mother to Vittoria, Flamineo and Marcello. Appalled by the family’s moral fall. Grieving Cassandra. Goes mad after one of her sons kills the other.

DIVERSITY VERY WELCOME - Actors of color are especially encouraged to attend.
Red Bull Theater values and practices inclusiveness and diversity in all of its activities. Red Bull Theater believes in promoting and providing maximum accessibility for all, and treating everyone with fairness and respect. Red Bull Theater does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category. We maintain a workplace that is free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and violence.

ABOUT RED BULL THEATER
Red Bull Theater is an Off-Broadway company that brings rarely seen classic plays to dynamic new life for contemporary audiences. With the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as our cornerstone, Red Bull Theater is New York City’s home for dynamic performances of great plays that stand the test of time. The company also produces new works that are in conversation with the classics. Our 2017-18 season included productions of The Government Inspector and The Metromaniacs. Our 2018-19 season is to be announced.
BRIEF HISTORY - Founded in 2003 with a production of Shakespeare’s Pericles, Red Bull Theater has been acclaimed by The New York Times as “a dynamic producer of classic plays” and by Time Out as “the most exciting classical theater in New York.” Red Bull Theater serves adventurous theatergoers with OFF-BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS, REVELATION READINGS, and the annual SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL. The company also offers outreach programs including SHAKESPEARE IN SCHOOLS bringing professional actors and teaching artists into public school classrooms, BULL SESSIONS, free post-play discussions with top scholars, and MASTER CLASSES in classical actor training led by veteran theater professionals. In our 15-year history, Red Bull Theater has produced 16 Off-Broadway Productions and over 150 Revelation Readings of rarely seen classics, serving 5,000 artists and providing quality artistic programming to an audience of 65,000. The company’s unique programming has received ongoing critical acclaim, and has been recognized with Lortel, Drama Desk, Drama League, Calloway, Off Broadway Alliance, and Obie nominations and Awards.


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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