AS YOU LIKE IT - Old Globe Auditions

Posted: March 13, 2019

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AS YOU LIKE IT - NYC Appointments
Old Globe

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment only Auditions: April 8-10

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT B+, $1033/week min

SEEKING
Submissions from AEA actors for various roles. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, email or mail picture and resume ASAP. Make sure to include your AEA Status in the subject line of email or on envelope.

SUBMIT TO
alldaffercasting@gmail.com
Alaine Alldaffer c/o Playwrights Horizons
416 West 42nd Street
Attn: AS YOU LIKE IT (AEA Submission)
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Director: Jessica Stone
Playwright: William Shakespeare

Casting Directors: Alaine Alldaffer and Lisa Donadio

OTHER DATES
1st Rehearsal: May 14, 2019
1st Preview: June 16, 2019
Opening: June 22, 2019
Closing: July 21, 2019

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
ROSALIND: 25 to 35, any ethnicity. Tall. The daughter of Duke Senior. she is independent minded, strong-willed, good-hearted, and terribly clever. Love interest to Orlando. Humor. Good with Language
ORLANDO: 30 to 40. any ethnicity. Tall and attractive. Brave. Love interest of Rosalind. Son of a nobleman. Although he lacks a gentleman's education or training, he believes in his own potential. Victorious in battle. ompassionate and caring. Rescues his brother from death despite his brother’s contempt for him. Good with Language.

JACQUES: 45 to 65 years old, any ethnicity. A loyal and faithful lord of Duke Senior. Accompanies him into exile. He has a hopeless and melancholy disposition, watching the action from the sidelines. Judging and commenting with comic effect.
Excellent language and comic skills.

TOUCHSTONE: 35 to 45. any ethnicity. A clown in Duke Fredrick's court who accompanies Rosalind and Celia in their flight. He is a master of Bawdy innuendo. Hopelessly vulgar in contrast to the grace of Rosalind. Excellent language and comedy skills.

DUKE FREDERICK AND DUKE SENIOR: 55 to 65. any ethnicity. Senior: Father of Rosalind and rightful ruler of the dukedom, living now in exile. A kind and fair minded ruler. Content and making the best of his life in the forest.

FREDERICK: Brother of Duke Senior and usurper of his throne. A cruel nature and a violent temper. Experiences a reckoning and then redemption.

CELIA: 20 to 25. any ethnicity. The daughter of Duke Frederick and Rosalind's dearest friend. Attractive. A loving heart, deeply emotional. Disguises herself as a shepherdess and accompanies her cousin into exile. An act of unparalleled devotion. Excellent language skills.

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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