Castings

 

DESCRIPTION
CALL TYPE
EPA
CONTRACT
SPT
$479/week
PERSONNEL
Director: Trey Lyford
Artistic Director: Alexander Burns
Artistic Associate: Lee Cortopassi
Auditions attended by Director: Trey Lyford,
Artistic Director: Alexander Burns and a reader
OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: May 8. Opening: June 8.
Closing: June 30. (Possible extension through
July 7)
Performances run Wednesday – Fridays at
7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 7:30pm and
Sunday at 3pm.
OTHER
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 actors who also play musical
instruments. Please see breakdown for
details. Quintessence is committed to diversity
in casting.
BREAKDOWN
Adapted from Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. (Commedia names in italics.) All actors will sing
in the production. Please include vocal range and list any instruments played along with proficiency
level.
Charlie "The Duck" Clench (50s) (Pantalone): A retired gangster who runs a successful scrap metal
company.
Pauline Clench (20s/30s) (Clarice): His simple and naïve daughter.
Alan Dangle (20s/30s) (Silvio): A very dramatic actor with leading man aspirations, and Pauline's
fiancé.
Harry Dangle (60s) (Lombardi): Alan's father. Clench's crooked solicitor, Dangle, Berry and Bush.
Pretends to be posh.
Stanley Stubbers (mid-20s) (Florindo Aretusi): A romantic, violent, upper-class criminal. Also Rachel
Grabbe’s lover.
Rachel Grabbe (mid-20s) (Beatrice Rosponi): The identical twin sister of Roscoe, a notorious
gangster. Able to pass for her brother, she assumes his person after his death, and is mistaken for
Ringo Starr.
Lloyd Boateng (50s) (Brighella): Charlie’s friend from prison - an ex-con turned pub owner and chef.
Dolly (30s) (Smeraldina): Charlie Clench’s intellectual feminist zaftig bookkeeper.
APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment contact Lee Cortopassi,
Artistic@QuintessenceTheatre.org
UNION
AEA
AUDITION INFORMATION
WHERE
Sedgwick Cultural Center
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119
There is free parking in the public lot across
the street from 7137. Please check in at the
theatre. Some auditions/callbacks may be held
in adjacent rehearsal space (7165
Germantown Avenue).
WHEN
Friday, January 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
break tbd
WHAT TO PREPARE
Sides to be presented with audition
appointment. Bring picture and resume.

DESCRIPTION


CALL TYPE

EPA


CONTRACT

SPT

$479/week


PERSONNEL

Director: Trey Lyford

Artistic Director: Alexander Burns

Artistic Associate: Lee Cortopassi


Auditions attended by Director: Trey Lyford,

Artistic Director: Alexander Burns and a reader


OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: May 8. Opening: June 8.

Closing: June 30. (Possible extension through

July 7)

Performances run Wednesday – Fridays at

7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 7:30pm and

Sunday at 3pm.


OTHER

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 actors who also play musical

instruments. Please see breakdown for

details. Quintessence is committed to diversity

in casting.


BREAKDOWN

Adapted from Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. (Commedia names in italics.) All actors will sing

in the production. Please include vocal range and list any instruments played along with proficiency

level.


Charlie "The Duck" Clench (50s) (Pantalone): A retired gangster who runs a successful scrap metal

company.


Pauline Clench (20s/30s) (Clarice): His simple and naïve daughter.


Alan Dangle (20s/30s) (Silvio): A very dramatic actor with leading man aspirations, and Pauline's

fiancé.


Harry Dangle (60s) (Lombardi): Alan's father. Clench's crooked solicitor, Dangle, Berry and Bush.

Pretends to be posh.


Stanley Stubbers (mid-20s) (Florindo Aretusi): A romantic, violent, upper-class criminal. Also Rachel

Grabbe’s lover.


Rachel Grabbe (mid-20s) (Beatrice Rosponi): The identical twin sister of Roscoe, a notorious

gangster. Able to pass for her brother, she assumes his person after his death, and is mistaken for

Ringo Starr.


Lloyd Boateng (50s) (Brighella): Charlie’s friend from prison - an ex-con turned pub owner and chef.


Dolly (30s) (Smeraldina): Charlie Clench’s intellectual feminist zaftig bookkeeper.


APPOINTMENTS

For an appointment contact Lee Cortopassi,

Artistic@QuintessenceTheatre.org


UNION

AEA

AUDITION INFORMATION

WHERE

Sedgwick Cultural Center

7137 Germantown Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19119


There is free parking in the public lot across

the street from 7137. Please check in at the

theatre. Some auditions/callbacks may be held

in adjacent rehearsal space (7165

Germantown Avenue).


WHEN

Friday, January 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


break tbd


WHAT TO PREPARE

Sides to be presented with audition

appointment. Bring picture and resume.