THE CAKE - Horizon Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: March 11, 2019

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THE CAKE - Atlanta, GA EPA
Horizon Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm (EDT)

Thu, Mar 21, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS
Preferred contact: ellen@horizontheatre.com; If no email access, call 404-523-1477 x113

CONTRACT
SPT Cat. 6; Equity Minimum: $479

SEEKING
Equity actors for 4 available roles. See breakdown.

Atlanta-based actors strongly encouraged to audition.

PREPARATION
Sides will be provided. If you have not been seen at Horizon or by the directors before, please also be prepared with two contrasting contemporary monologues in case the directors would like to see more of your work. Please bring two photos and resumes, attached

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

PERSONNEL
Playwright: Bekah Brunstetter
Director: Lauren Morris (in attendance)
Co-Artistic/Producing Director: Lisa Adler (in attendance)

Wed March 20 10-4pm; Thurs March 21 10-12pm

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: April 15, 2019
Opening: May 24, 2019
Closing: June 23, 2019
Performances are Wed, Thurs and Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 3pm and 8:00pm and Sundays at 5pm.
Dates are subject to change

OTHER
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement,
the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will
have an opportunity to be seen

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
SEEKING
DELLA - Female, late 40s-late 50s. North Carolinian, born and raised. A religious and socially conservative woman who owns and operates a small bakery in her town. Warm, genuine, caring; she has a maternal instinct despite the fact that she has no children of her own. An old friend of Jen’s family. Married to Tim. She sees herself as openminded, but her life hasn’t brought her into contact with many people who challenge the world-view she grew up with. A prolific and enthusiastic baker, she has been chosen as a contestant for The Great American Baking Show.
JEN - Female, early 30s. Born and raised in North Carolina, she has brought her southern manners with her to Brooklyn, where she has made a home with her fiancée, Macy. An experienced event planner with a compulsive attention to detail. Considerate,early 30s, with a wedding binder, who has dreamt of her wedding day her whole life.
MACY - Female, African-American. Early 30s. Born and raised in New York. Progressive, sharp, outspoken. Very confident in her belief system, and she doesn’t hesitate to challenge those who think differently. Innately curious and inquisitive. She has a deep love for Jen, although she is impatient with Jen’s willingness to make allowances for her conservative southern friends and family. She is who she is, and she won’t make compromises to coddle people’s feelings.
TIM - Male. late 40s-60. Della’s husband. A good southern boy. He’s a plumber with a great work ethic, who takes pride in providing for his household. He is comfortable in his traditional values, and has never seen any need to question his beliefs. He is loving and loved, though perhaps not completely in touch with his emotions.


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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