WAFFLE PALACE CHRISTMAS - Horizon Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: September 6, 2018

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WAFFLE PALACE CHRISTMAS - Atlanta EPA
Horizon Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Sep 17, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch TBD

APPOINTMENTS
Please email with availability and confirm AEA status. Preferred contact: casting@horizontheatre.com If no email access, contact 404-523-1477 x113

CONTRACT
SPT $479 weekly minimum (SPT 6)

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in WAFFLE PALACE CHRISTMAS. One Equity contract available for 4 open roles. Atlanta-based actors strongly encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION
Sides will be provided. If you have not been seen at Horizon before, please also prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues. Please bring a photo and resume, attached.

LOCATION
Horizon Theatre
1083 Austin Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307-1940
Theatre

PERSONNEL
Playwright: Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee
Director: Lisa Adler (expected to attend auditions)
Casting Associate: Ellen Curry
Set Design: Isabel and Moriah Curley-Clay
Lighting Design: Mary Parker

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: October 15, 2018
Opening: November 28, 2018
Closing: December 30, 2018
Performances are Tues., Wed, Thurs and Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm and 8:30pm and Sundays at 5pm.

OTHER
Performs at Horizon Theatre
Heartfelt Southern humor scattered, smothered and covered in a spicy holiday sauce. The wildly popular Waffle Palace gang is back in this holiday edition full of charm, laughter and Christmas cheer.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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
Seeking actors for:
KRAMPUS: Male or female, any race, 30s to 60s. A contemporary version of the Christmas monster of ancient lore.He can transform himself to be seen as he likes by humans, so he plays many different roles in his attempts to destroy the Christmas spirit of the Waffle Palace. Comic timing and ability to play multiple characters required.
DEANDRE, DAVE - African-American male, 20s or early 30s.Deandre, an enthusiastic, artistic/tech focused millennial in the process finding himself who takes a job as the Waffle Palace grill cook; Dave, a recent veteran of Afghanistan who is living in his vehicle and has temporarily taken up residence on the Waffle Palace roof.Dave sings in a few group songs.
ALEX, BLAIR - Caucasian female, late 20s or early 30s. Alex, a smart, likeable tech/web creative who begins working from the WP and becomes a regular and part of the WP Family; Blair, the former girlfriend of owner John from the 1980s.Alex sings in a few group songs.
JOHN PICKETT, JR.: Caucasian male, 50s or 60s.The long-time owner of the Waffle Palace. He loves the WP and is resisting changes that his new partner, Connie, is seeking to keep up with the times.He is a strong presence at the WP and his whole life has revolved around this place.
Roles cast are:
CONNIE – African-American female, 50s-60s, a long-time waitress at the Waffle Palace.Role is cast with actor who originated the role.
ESPERANZA, MAVIS – Hispanic female, 20s-40s, Esperanza, a 20s-40s sweet waitress originally from Chile who won the lottery and married one of the regular customers in the WP; Mavis, a long-time, Southern waitress at the WP. Role is cast with actor who originated the role.
HUGO, BUBBA, BUSINESSMAN, CAJUN JIM – Caucasian male, 40s-60s, Hugo a regular customer and former philosophy professor and garbage man now employed as a UPS truck driver who married Esperanza; Bubba, a very Southern working class regular at the WP and husband to Tooty; a business executive who is a new customer at the WP; Cajun Jim, a mall Santa from Louisianna. Role is cast with actor who originated the role.
TOOTY, BUSINESSWOMAN, POLICEWOMAN – Caucasian female, 40s-50s – Tooty, a very Southern working class regular at the WP and wife to Bubba; a business executive who is a new customer at the WP; a policewoman who has been a regular at the WP.Role is cast with actor who originated the role.


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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