RHINOCEROS AND ORSON’S SHADOW - Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Auditions

Posted: March 13, 2019

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RHINOCEROS AND ORSON’S SHADOW - NYC Appointments
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

AUDITION DATE
Thu, Mar 28, 2019
10:00 am (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Call: (508) 349-9428 ext. 109 or email: auditions@what.org

CONTRACT
NEAT Category 5 and 6 ($366/week minimum)

SEEKING
Equity and non-Equity Actors for various roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
2 brief contrasting contemporary monologues. Bring picture and current resume.

LOCATION
Champion Studios
257 W 39th St
14th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL
In the room:
Christopher Ostrom - Producer, Michael Steers – General Manager, Daisy Walker – Director, Rhinoceros

OTHER
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.

BREAKDOWN
RHINOCEROS
By Eugene Ionesco
Translated by Derek Prouse
Directed by Daisy Walker
Please Note: Rhinoceros will be performed in repertory with Orson’s Shadow (see below). Actors may be cast in both productions.
First Rehearsal: August 12, 2019 (in Wellfleet MA)
First Public Performance: September 5, 2019
Press Opening: September 7, 2019
Closing Performance: September 28, 2019
Berenger: 30s – 50s, a slacker, uncouth and apathetic with a rumpled appearance, moved to action in by his neighbors’ complacency
Jean: 30s – 50s, highly cultured and fastidious, arrogant, but not immune to hypocrisy
Daisy: 20s – 30s, Warm hearted but naïve, Berenger’s love interest
Ensemble: remaining roles of Botard, Dudard, The Logician, Papillon, M. and Mme. Boeuf, Café Proprietor, and Townspeople to be cast from an ensemble of 5, multiple ages and ethnicities.
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ORSON’S SHADOW
By Austin Pendleton
Directed by Brad Dalton
Please Note: Orson’s Shadow will be performed in repertory with Rhinoceros (see above). Actors may be cast in both productions.
First Rehearsal: August 12, 2019 (in Wellfleet MA)
First Public Performance: September 12, 2019
Press Opening: September 14, 2019
Closing Performance: September 29, 2019
Ken: English theatre critic and writer, mid 30s, bold, articulate and well-read
Sean: a stagehand, 20s – 30s, young and eager, perhaps a little goofy but endearing
Orson: Famed Hollywood director Orson Welles, mid 40s, a force
Larry: Sir Lawrence Olivier, 50s, dashing star of stage and screen, a touch arrogant
Joan: actress Joan Plowright, early 30s, Olivier’s latest flame
Vivien: actress Vivien Leigh, late 40s, soon to be the former Mrs. Olivier

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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