SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2020 SEASON - Santa Cruz Shakespeare Non Equity Auditions

Posted: January 6, 2020
Audition Location: North Hollywood, CA

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SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2020 SEASON - LOS ANGELES EPA DAYS

Shakespeare Play On DBA Santa Cruz Shakespeare

 

AUDITION DATES

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

10:00 am - 6:00 pm (PST)

Lunch: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Wed, Jan 22, 2020

10:00 am - 6:00 pm (PST)

Lunch: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

APPOINTMENTS

EPA rules in effect. In-person sign-up begins at 9:00AM on 1/21/20.

 

CONTRACT

LOA LOA/LORT. Agreement Pending. Previous Minimum - $717/wk

 

SEEKING

All ethnicities, ages, and gender identities. We are an outdoor repertory company. All actors will be cast in 2 of our 3 summer productions. Please see breakdown for further information.

 

PREPARATION

2 monologues, at least one by Shakespeare. A few bars of a capella song for those who wish to demonstrate singing skill. Total audition package should not exceed 3 minutes. Bring headshot/resume.


LOCATION

Actors' Equity Association LA Audition Center

5636 Tujunga Ave

North Hollywood, CA 91601



PERSONNEL

Mike Ryan, Artistic Director, Director, THE TEMPEST
Melissa Rain Anderson, Director, A FLEA IN HER EAR
Paul Mullins, Director, TWELFTH NIGHT



OTHER DATES

June 9, First Rehearsal, A FLEA IN HER EAR
June 13, First Rehearsal, TWELFTH NIGHT, THE TEMPEST
July 10, Opening, A FLEA IN HER EAR
July 24, Opening, TWELFTH NIGHT
August 7, Opening, THE TEMPEST
August 30, Closing, A FLEA IN HER EAR, THE TEMPEST
September 3, Closing, TWELFTH NIGHT



OTHER

https://www.santacruzshakespeare.org

EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.

An Equity monitor will be provided.

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

Please Note: Actors of ALL gender identities and ages are enthusiastically encouraged to audition.  Gender designations and ages listed with roles below are indications of how the characters will be portrayed on stage.

 

A FLEA IN HER EAR

by Georges Feydeau

 

Victor/Poche: Male. 30 or older.  A wealthy gentleman.  Ability to play a convincing drunk.

Tournel: Male.  30 or older.  Victor’s best friend.  A womanizer.

Camille: Male. 20 – 40. Victor’s nephew. Has an obvious speech impediment.

Don Carlos: Male.  30 or older.  Spanish, hot-tempered, jealous. Ability to speak Spanish, and English with a Spanish accent, required. 

Etienne: Male.  Any age. Head of Victor’s household staff.

Ferrallion: Male.  Any age.  A little rough around the edges.  Proprietor of The Frisky Puss Hotel.

Baptiste: Male.  60 or older. Pretends to be in pain.  A bad actor.  Ferrallion’s uncle.

Rugby: Male. 20 – 40.  A guest at The Frisky Puss. Stage Combat required.  English accent required. 

Raymonde: Female. 30 or older. Victor’s wife. Wants to be desired.

Lucienne: Female. 30 or older.  Raymonde’s best friend, Don Carlos’ wife.  Ability to speak convincing Spanish required.

Dr. Finache: Female. 30 or older.  Victor’s doctor. Dresses like a man.  Think “Gentleman Jack”.

Olympia: Female. Any age. Proprietress of The Frisky Puss Hotel.

Antoinette: Female. 20 – 40. Maid at Victor’s house.  Unfaithful to Etienne.

Eugenie: Female. 20 – 40. Maid at The Frisky Puss.

 

TWELFTH NIGHT

by William Shakespeare

 

Orsino: Male. 20 – 50. Duke of Illyria. High Status.

Antonio: Male. 20 – 50.  Stage Combat required. Must be a threat to Orsino.

Toby Belch: Male. 30 or older. Olivia’s uncle and a drunk. Excellent comedic skills required.

Andrew Aguecheek: Male. Any age.  Suitor to Olivia. Excellent comedic skills required.

Sebastian: Male.  Any age. Viola’s twin brother.

Viola: Female. 20 – 40. A woman who disguises herself as a man.

Olivia: Female. 20 – 50. A countess in mourning for her dead brother. High Status.

Malvolio: Female. 30 or older. Steward of Olivia’s household.  Stern and puritanical.

Maria: Female. Any age.  A woman attending on Olivia.

Feste: Female.  30 or older. Olivia’s jester.  Excellent singing skills required.  Skill with any portable instrument a plus.

 

THE TEMPEST

by William Shakespeare

 

Alonso: Male. 40 or older. King of Naples. Singing skill a plus.

Gonzalo: Male.  50 or older. Trusted servant to the King. Singing skill a plus.

Stephano: Male.  Any age.  The King’s butler, and a drunk.  Clowning skills required.  Singing skill a plus.

Trinculo: Female.  Any age.  A jester in service to the King. Clowning skills required.  Singing skill a plus.

Antonio: Male or Female.  30 or older.  Prospero’s sibling.  Usurped her title. Singing skill a plus.

Sebastian: Male or Female. Younger sibling to the King. Any age.  Singing skill a plus.

Ferdinand: Male. 20 – 40.  Son of the King. Singing skill a plus.

Miranda: Female. Under 30.  Prospero’s daughter. Singing skill a plus.

Ariel: Female. Any age.  A spirit of water and air, in service to Prospero. Must have excellent singing skills.

 

** The roles of Prospero and Caliban have been cast.


 

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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