TIMON OF ATHENS - Theatre for a New Audience Auditions

Posted: September 21, 2019

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TIMON OF ATHENS - NYC Appointments

Theatre For A New Audience

APPOINTMENTS

NYC Appointment ONLY auditions: 10 / 7 / 19 – 10 / 8 / 19

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE: LORT C ($873 / week) SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY: LORT B (favored nations $1025 a week)

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA members only for various roles in this co-production with the Shakespeare Theatre Co. in DC.

**ONLY ACTORS WHO ARE CLASSICALLY TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED WITH SHAKESPEARE WILL BE CONSIDERED. EVERY ACTOR MUST HAVE FACILITY WITH HEIGHTENED LANGUAGE. DO NOT SUBMIT ACTORS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA.**

INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, email picture and resume to Jack Doulin, Casting Director at: castjackd@gmail.com

SUBMIT TO

castjackd@gmail.com

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director (TFANA): Jeffrey Horowitz
Artistic Director (STC): Simon Godwin
Text: William Shakespeare
Director: Simon Godwin
Casting: Jack Doulin

OTHER DATES

TFANA (NY):
1st reh: Mon 12/2/19
Tech: Tue 1/7/20.
1st prev: Sat 1/11.
Opens: Sat 1/25.
Closes: 2/9

STC (DC):
Tech: Tue 2/18/20.
1st prev:
Thur 2/20.
Opens: Mon 2/24.
Closes: 3/22/20

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

SPECIAL NOTE:
**ONLY ACTORS WHO ARE CLASSICALLY TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED WITH SHAKESPEARE WILL BE CONSIDERED. EVERY ACTOR MUST HAVE FACILITY WITH HEIGHTENED LANGUAGE. DO NOT SUBMIT ACTORS WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA.**
Seeking a diverse cast. Actors with physical disabilities encouraged to submit.
Kathryn Hunter is playing the role of Timon. Seeking:
1)LUCIA – Any ethnicity, female, mid 30s – 60. Posh, calculating, manipulative with a veneer of sympathy and friendship. Selfish, self-serving, uncompromising, sycophantic.
2)LUCILIUS – Any ethnicity, male identified or gender non-conforming, 20s. Feisty, enterprising, hard-working. Is proving themselves to be reliable and loyal

3)POET / CAPHIS / PROTESTOR – Any ethnicity, male, 20s-40. Arrogant, privileged, pretentious, narcissistic.

4)VENTIDIUS / DEMETRIUS / THIEF / PROTESTOR – Any ethnicity, male, 30s-50. Alpha, capable of running a bank (Demetrius), being imprisoned for violence (Ventidius)

5)JEWELLER / TIMANDRA / THIEF – Any ethnicity, female, 20s -50s. Rebellious, confident, confrontational (Timandra), opportunistic, alert, enterprising (JEWELLER).

6)SINGER - 18+. female. A major singer. A Greek singer that creates the vibrant celebratory atmosphere at Timon’s feast.

7)LUCIA – Any ethnicity, female, mid 30s – 60. Posh, calculating, manipulative with a veneer of sympathy and friendship. Selfish, self-serving, uncompromising, sycophantic.
8)LUCILIUS – Any ethnicity, male identified or gender non-conforming, 20s. Feisty, enterprising, hard-working. Is proving themselves to be reliable and loyal

9)POET / CAPHIS / PROTESTOR – Any ethnicity, male, 20s-40. Arrogant, privileged, pretentious, narcissistic.

10)VENTIDIUS / DEMETRIUS / THIEF / PROTESTOR – Any ethnicity, male, 30s-50. Alpha, capable of running a bank (Demetrius), being imprisoned for violence (Ventidius)

11)JEWELLER / TIMANDRA / THIEF – Any ethnicity, female, 20s -50s. Rebellious, confident, confrontational (Timandra), opportunistic, alert, enterprising (JEWELLER).

12)SINGER - 18+. female. A major singer. A Greek singer that creates the vibrant celebratory atmosphere at Timon’s feast.
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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 submit.

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