Castings

 

CATEGORY
Performer
TITLE
Lean Ensemble Theatre 2018 - Hilton Head SC Open Call By Appt.
DESCRIPTION
Call Type: Open Call 
CONTRACT 
Special Appearance
$383/wk Equity, $350/wk Non-Equity 
PERSONNEL 
Artistic Director, Director of IF YOU FORGET ME, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK: 
Blake White Director of WHO AM I THIS TIME: 
Jay Biggs Director of BAD DATES: 
Peggy Trecker White Director of A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2: 
Christine Albright, TBD 
OTHER 
www.leanensemble.org info@leanensemble.org 
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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. 
SEEKING 
Equity and non-Equity Actors for various roles in the upcoming season shows. 
BREAKDOWN 
WHO AM I THIS TIME? (& OTHER CONUNDRUMS OF LOVE) 
Playwright: Aaron Posner from Kurt Vonnegut
Director: Jay Briggs
First Rehearsal: 10/2/18
Preview: 10/18/18 
Opening: 10/19/18 
Closing: 10/28/18 
SEEKING a diverse group of actors with the ability to play multiple characters, great comedic timing and storytelling. Musicianship a plus. 
Actor 1 (male, 30’s-40’s) Tom Newton, narrator and guide for the audience. Affable everyman. [CAST- seeking replacements only] 
Actor 2 (female, 40’s) Kate Newton, charming with natural beauty.
Actor 3 (male, 20’s) As Newt, socially awkward but smart and handsome. 
Actor 4 (female, 20’s) As Helene, quiet and timid before bursting to life in the role of Stella in the community theatre’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”. A good facility for shakespeare preferable. 
Actor 5 (male, 30’s) Timid local actor who transforms in the role of Stanley in the community theatre’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”. [CAST- seeking replacements only] 
Actor 6 (male, 30’s-40’s) Well-meaning. Impersonations preferable, specifically a bad Brando as Stanley. 
Actor 7 (female, 40’s-50’s) Sharp sense of humor, brazen and alluring.
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BAD DATES 
Playwright: Theresa Rebeck 
Director: Peggy Trecker White 
First Rehearsal: 11/27/18
Preview: 12/12/18 
Opening: 12/13/18 
Closing: 12/16/18 
Hayley Walker (female, 35-45’s) A compelling storyteller with effortless comedic chops. [CAST - seeking replacement only]
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A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2
Playwright: Lucas Hnath 
Director: Christine Albright 
First Rehearsal: 1/8/19 
Preview: 1/24/19 
Opening: 1/25/19 
Closing: 2/3/19 
Nora (female, 50’s) Intelligent and independent. [CAST - seeking replacement only] 
Torvald (male, 50’s) Gentle but short-tempered.
Anne Marie (female, 60’s) Honest and gregarious. [CAST - seeking replacement only] Emmy (female, 18-20’s) An old soul. 
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IF YOU FORGET ME (WORLD PREMIERE) 
Playwright: Nora Leahy 
Director: Blake White 
First Rehearsal: 3/5/19
Preview: 3/20/19 
Opening: 3/21/19
Closing: 3/24/19 
Jo-Ann (female, early 60s) Mother. Midwestern ,well intentioned. Stronger then she appears. [CAST - seeking replacement only] 
Kate (female, 30) Daughter/sister. Sarcastic, but actually very sensitive. The more wayward child. [CAST - seeking replacement only] 
Rachel (female, 33) The older sister. A typical older sister. The more successful child. 
Matt (male, 30) Kate's ex boyfriend. Grew up in the neighborhood. A familiar face. 
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BAREFOOT IN THE PARK 
Playwright: Neil Simon 
Director: Blake White 
First Rehearsal: 4/9/19 
Preview: 4/25/19 
Opening: 4/26/19 
Closing: 5/5/19 
Corie Bratter (female, 20’s-30’s) Easily excitable.
Paul Bratter (male, 20’s-30’s) Dry, yet warm, sense of humor. 
Ms. Ethel Banks (female, 40’s-60’s) Witty, perceptive humor, mother of Corie. [CAST - seeking replacement only] 
Mr. Victor Velasco (male, 50’s-60’s) Polite, free-spirited neighbor. 
Telephone Man (male, 30’s-60’s) Pleasant and optimistically observant. 
Delivery Man (female or male, 50’s-70’s) comedic character role. 
APPOINTMENTS 
by appointment only. Contact: Blake White - blake@leanensemble.org
UNION
Open Call
AUDITION INFORMATION
WHERE
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra 
2 Park Lane
Hilton Head, SC 29928 
WHEN
Saturday, June 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
WHAT TO PREPARE
Please come in with 60 second monologue appropriate for the season and be prepared to read sides from any of the plays. Bring picture and resume.

CATEGORY

Performer


TITLE

Lean Ensemble Theatre 2018 - Hilton Head SC Open Call By Appt.


DESCRIPTION

Call Type: Open Call 


CONTRACT 

Special Appearance

$383/wk Equity, $350/wk Non-Equity 


PERSONNEL 

Artistic Director, Director of IF YOU FORGET ME, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK: 

Blake White Director of WHO AM I THIS TIME: 

Jay Biggs Director of BAD DATES: 

Peggy Trecker White Director of A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2: 

Christine Albright, TBD 


OTHER 

www.leanensemble.org info@leanensemble.org 


An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this 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. 


SEEKING 

Equity and non-Equity Actors for various roles in the upcoming season shows. 


BREAKDOWN 


WHO AM I THIS TIME? (& OTHER CONUNDRUMS OF LOVE) 

Playwright: Aaron Posner from Kurt Vonnegut

Director: Jay Briggs

First Rehearsal: 10/2/18

Preview: 10/18/18 

Opening: 10/19/18 

Closing: 10/28/18 


SEEKING a diverse group of actors with the ability to play multiple characters, great comedic timing and storytelling. Musicianship a plus. 


Actor 1 (male, 30’s-40’s) Tom Newton, narrator and guide for the audience. Affable everyman. [CAST- seeking replacements only] 


Actor 2 (female, 40’s) Kate Newton, charming with natural beauty.


Actor 3 (male, 20’s) As Newt, socially awkward but smart and handsome. 


Actor 4 (female, 20’s) As Helene, quiet and timid before bursting to life in the role of Stella in the community theatre’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”. A good facility for shakespeare preferable. 


Actor 5 (male, 30’s) Timid local actor who transforms in the role of Stanley in the community theatre’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”. [CAST- seeking replacements only] 


Actor 6 (male, 30’s-40’s) Well-meaning. Impersonations preferable, specifically a bad Brando as Stanley. 


Actor 7 (female, 40’s-50’s) Sharp sense of humor, brazen and alluring.


_______________ 


BAD DATES