TURNING - Centenary University Auditions

Posted: December 31, 2019

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TURNING - HACKETTSTOWN NJ EPA

Centenary University

AUDITION DATE

Tue, Jan 14, 2020
10:30 am - 7:00 pm (EST)
Break TBD

APPOINTMENTS

Actors may call the office at 908-979-0900 after Jan 2, 2020 to schedule an audition time.

CONTRACT

SPT SPT 2 contract ($309 per week actor, $368 SM)

SEEKING

Inspired by the 1st U.S Women’s Gymnastics Team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,
In the heart of 1930s Newark, a group of scrappy young women began to train in backyard gyms for what would become the experience of a lifetime. Darrah Cloud’s new play "Turning" is sponsored in part by the NJ Stage Exchange Program, in collaboration with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. “Turning” was developed in CSC’s Women Playwrights Series; Inspired by the real life stories of the 1st US Women’s Gymnastics Team members and the memoirs of Jesse Owens.

*Dance experience and/or some gymnastics ability is a plus.
Mary: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team; she is “all Brooklyn”
Jennie: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team; heavy NJ accent. Italian heritage
Ada: early 20s, part of the gymnastics team, heavy NJ accent. Italian heritage

THESE ROLES ARE CAST:
• Jesse Owens: Early 20s, part of the men’s Olympic team; heavy Alabama accent.
• Stage Manager

PREPARATION

Actors may do a monologue appropriate to material or read from sides. Sides will be provided.

LOCATION

Lackland Center
715 Grand Ave
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

PERSONNEL

Personnel expected to attend:
Christopher Young, CSC Gen. Mgr & Casting
Margo Whitcomb – Director
Darrah Cloud – playwright
Catherine Rust- Program Director, CSC Women Playwrights Series

OTHER DATES

Rehearsals begin March 9.
Performances will be March 26 – April 5, 2020 Wednesdays and Sundays at 2 PM, Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Friday and Saturday at 8 PM.

OTHER

Centenary Stage Company is a not for profit equity theatre, located on the campus of Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ (715 Grand Ave GPS address). The theatre is approximately 50 miles west of NYC.
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.

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