Date of Audition
Actors' Equity Building
557 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
1st Floor Member Center
Wednesday, Novemvber 28th from 10am - 4pm
will be taken by the Equity office beginning Wednesday, November 15th at 9:30 AM. Call 312-641-0406 9:30 AM-12:30 PM and 3:00-4:30 PMonly.
> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will be provided.
Directors Rebekah Scallet and Kristine Holtvedt will attend with casting aurthority.
First Rehearsal: May 12, 2013
Performances begin June 6, 2013
Performances end June 30, 2013
Tier 1: actor minimum $493/wk
Equity/Non-Equity Male and Female actors of all ethnicities and ages. All actors will be expected to appear in at least two of three summer rep shows, either two Shakespeares or one Shakespeare and one musical, so comfort in both arenas is nice.
A breakdown has been added for this notice.
Please prepare two contrasting Shakespeare monologues, plus 16 bars of a song to be considered for the musical. Please bring headshot and resume.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
-Beatrice, Female, 30s, witty, wise-cracking "bachelor" determined not to fall in love
-Benedick, Male, 30s, witty, wise-cracking bachelor determined not to fall in love
-Leonato, Male, 50s +, Beatrice's uncle
-King Lear, Male, 50s+, King who gives up everything to his daughters, only to be betrayed
-Kent, Male,30s-50s, loyal supporter of the King
-Lear's Fool, Male, any age, clever with words, not afraid to tell truth to power
-Edmund, Male, 20s-30s, Gloucester's bastard son determined for revenge against his father
-Fagin, Male, 50s+, baritone, an elderly con man, runs training academy for young pickpockets.
-Nancy, Female, 20s, alto, a graduate of Fagin's academy.
-Bill Sikes, Male, 30s-40s, baritone, a villain in his prime.
-Mr. Bumble, Male, 40s-60s, baritone, a large pompous man, "the Beadle".
All of the above roles are available for non-traditional casting.
We are still casting other roles in each production, but the above are the most likely place we will apply Equity contracts.