Castings

 

CATEGORY
Performer
TITLE
This Is Why - NYC Appointments
DESCRIPTION
 
CALL TYPE
Submission
CONTRACT
Equity Showcase (Approval Pending)
$130 Stipend
PERSONNEL
Director: Caitlin Davies
Writer: Michelle Kuchuk
OTHER DATES
Rehearsals: June 20-July 17th weekday evenings and weekend days/evenings (five rehearsals per week)
Tech at Hudson Guild Theater: July 18 daytime
Performances at Hudson Guild Theater: July 19 at 9 pm, July 21 at 1pm, and July 22 at 6pm
OTHER
This is Why is performing as part of NYSummerfest Theater Festival at the Hudson Guild Theater in Chelsea. 
SEEKING
Submissions from AEA and NON-AEA members for various roles in the premiere of this one-act play. See Breakdown.
BREAKDOWN
SYNOPSIS: A woman discovers her ex-boyfriend has been in an accident and is now in a coma. She is asked by his mother to visit him and speak at the funeral in the event of his passing. Against her better judgment she agrees to see him, launching her on a search through the past for answers she's not even sure exist. 
SEEKING:
KIRA:
Female. Any ethnicity. Late 20s. In the present, she's emotionally and mentally exhausted. Over the course of her flashbacks, the audience sees her relationship unraveling. A normally self-sufficient and strong person, the events of the play test these traits to the utmost.
WILLIAM:
Male. Any ethnicity. Early 30s. Charming and funny. Very charismatic. Easily wins people over with his humor. Actor must have solid comic timing. Slight southern accent.
Mary Lee:
Female. Late 50s-Early 60s. Any ethnicity. Proud but scared - her son William is in a coma. Southern Accent.
TOM:
Male. Late 50s-early 60s. Any ethnicity. A no-nonsense local. Unassuming but wise. Southern Accent. 
APPOINTMENTS
Auditions will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 11am-5pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Callbacks will be held Thursday, May 24th from 6pm-9pm
WHAT TO PREPARE
For initial auditions, please prepare one short contemporary monologue and have an additional contrasting monologue of your choice ready if asked for. 
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, email headshot and resume in pdf format to thisiswhycasting@gmail.com. Subject line must include: This Is Why/Role/Your Name. Deadline for submission: May 14.
DURATION
June 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018
UNION
Equity showcase (Approval pending)
SALARY
$130.00 Stipend
HOW TO APPLY
APPLY BY EMAIL
Send e-mail to thisiswhycasting@gmail.com

CATEGORY

Performer


TITLE

This Is Why - NYC Appointments


DESCRIPTION


 

CALL TYPE

Submission


CONTRACT

Equity Showcase (Approval Pending)

$130 Stipend


PERSONNEL

Director: Caitlin Davies

Writer: Michelle Kuchuk


OTHER DATES

Rehearsals: June 20-July 17th weekday evenings and weekend days/evenings (five rehearsals per week)

Tech at Hudson Guild Theater: July 18 daytime

Performances at Hudson Guild Theater: July 19 at 9 pm, July 21 at 1pm, and July 22 at 6pm


OTHER

This is Why is performing as part of NYSummerfest Theater Festival at the Hudson Guild Theater in Chelsea. 


SEEKING

Submissions from AEA and NON-AEA members for various roles in the premiere of this one-act play. See Breakdown.


BREAKDOWN


SYNOPSIS: A woman discovers her ex-boyfriend has been in an accident and is now in a coma. She is asked by his mother to visit him and speak at the funeral in the event of his passing. Against her better judgment she agrees to see him, launching her on a search through the past for answers she's not even sure exist. 


SEEKING:

KIRA:

Female. Any ethnicity. Late 20s. In the present, she's emotionally and mentally exhausted. Over the course of her flashbacks, the audience sees her relationship unraveling. A normally self-sufficient and strong person, the events of the play test these traits to the utmost.


WILLIAM:

Male. Any ethnicity. Early 30s. Charming and funny. Very charismatic. Easily wins people over with his humor. Actor must have solid comic timing. Slight southern accent.


Mary Lee:

Female. Late 50s-Early 60s. Any ethnicity. Proud but scared - her son William is in a coma. Southern Accent.


TOM:

Male. Late 50s-early 60s. Any ethnicity. A no-nonsense local. Unassuming but wise. Southern Accent. 


APPOINTMENTS

Auditions will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 11am-5pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Callbacks will be held Thursday, May 24th from 6pm-9pm


WHAT TO PREPARE

For initial auditions, please prepare one short contemporary monologue and have an additional contrasting monologue of your choice ready if asked for. 


SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, email headshot and resume in pdf format to thisiswhycasting@gmail.com. Subject line must include: This Is Why/Role/Your Name. Deadline for submission: May 14.


DURATION

June 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018


UNION

Equity showcase (Approval pending)

SALARY

$130.00 Stipend


HOW TO APPLY

APPLY BY EMAIL

Send e-mail to thisiswhycasting@gmail.com