Casting call for multiple productions for the 2010 – 2011 theater season | GA

03/06/2010

Casting call for multiple productions for the 2010 – 2011 theater season in Atlanta -Alliance Theatre 2010-2011 Season, Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment in GA

Casting for A New Play by Pearl Cleage

Director: Susan V. Booth
Co-pro with Alabama Shakespeare.
Dates at Alliance: October 15 – November 14.

Casting for

Grace Dubose Dunbar: African American woman, 60.

Gracie Dunbar: Her granddaughter, 18.

Marcie Dunbar: Her daughter-in-law, 40.

Catherine Adams Green: African American woman, 65.

Bobby Green: Her grandson, 21.

Alpha Campbell: African American woman, 40.

Lillie Campbell: Her daughter, 21.

Janet Logan: African American woman, 33.

Jessie Roberts: African American woman, 45

Casting for “A Christmas Carol
Director: Rosemary Newcott

1st rehearsal: November 5, 2010. Runs: December 2 – 24.

Seeking local Atlanta-area actors. Adult cast of 17, 5 Children. Actor/Singers, men and woman of all ages and ethnicities to play multiple roles.

Casting for “Bring It On: A New Musical”

Book: Jeff Whitty. Music: Tom Kitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Lyrics: Amanda Green, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Director/Choreographer: Andy Blankenbuehler

1st rehearsal: December 6, 2010. Runs: January 26 – February 20, 2011
All Characters are high school-aged, sing and dance.

Campbell: Caucasian female. Central character: nice and kind, sincere, slips in and out of a “cheerleader” affect but innate intelligence.

Bridget: Female; Gawky, nerdy, jolly and insecure. A bouncy optimist in spite of her perceived shortcomings.

Danielle: Female, African-American. The “Queen Bee” of Jackson High School, regal, dominating, complicated.

Randall: Male, any ethnicity. Campbell’s developing love interest. Cute, “alternative,” an expert DJ with an easy and generous confidence.

Eva: Caucasian female. Immensely likeable, sweet, fragile-seeming, and turns out to be a sociopathic back-stabber.

Skylar: Female. A more stereotypical “bitchy” cheerleader type, funny, loyal to her friends, not terribly invested in her education.

Kylar: Female. A slightly less-intelligent version of Skylar and a year behind her. A follower.

Nautica: Female, Latina, African-American, or any ethnicity. Aggressive, funny sidekick to Danielle, sassy, loyal, can be aggressive.

La Cienega: Transgendered woman, born a male (played by a male). Any ethnicity. Her gender is not an issue, for her friends, barely referred to.

Ensemble of 16 and 2 swings

casting for August Osage County

Director: Susan V. Booth
All roles have been CAST. Actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements should any become necessary.

1st rehearsal: March 15, 2011. Runs: April 20 – May 8.

SHOW TBD.
On the HERTZ STAGE (LORT D):

Carapace

By Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition Winner
1st rehearsal: January 18, 2011. Runs: February 16 – March 6.

Casting for

Jeff: 50, sportscaster, alcoholic

Margo: 23, his daughter

Ted: 50s, Jeff’s ex brother-in-law, recovering alcoholic

Kyle: Pizza guy. Mid-20′s

Peter: Mid 30s, Jeff’s ex-wifes younger brother

Brian: Mid 20s, Margo’s boyfriend

casting for Sammy And Me

Written and performed by Eric Young

Spoon Lake Blues
World premiere by Josh Tobiessen 1st rehearsal: March 8, 2011. Runs: April 6 – 24

Casting for

Abigail: Local sheriff, Caucasian female 28.

Brady: Denis’s younger brother, Caucasian, 22.

Caitlin: Summer resident, African American, 20.

Denis: Brady’s older brother, Caucasian, 28.

Alliance Theatre’s Theatre For Young Audience Productions:

Middle School Musical

Conceived by Rosemary Newcott. Director: TBD.
1st rehearsal: October 5, 2010. Runs: October 25 – November 12.

A survival guide for “tweenagers”

Casting Four actors, two male and two female. All actors should be singers.

Casting Honk!

Music: George Stiles. Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe. Director: TBD.
1st rehearsal: February 1, 2011. Runs: March 5 – 20.
Casting seven actors, four men and three women. All actors should be singers

Equity has granted an auditions concession to the producer. Equity Members may request a copy of the concession’s full text from the Equity Auditions Department.

Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT:

Wednesday, March 17 2010
(Dramatic and/or Musical)
2 PM – 6 PM
and
Thursday, March 18, 2010
(Dramatic and/or Musical)
10 AM – 2 PM

Woodruff Art Center
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
3rd floor, Rehearsal Hall #1

Notes/What to bring: Prepare either: 1) a brief contemporary monologue, no more than two minutes; or 2) a brief song (musical theatre, pop/rock, or gospel); or 3) 16 bars of a song (musical theatre, pop/rock, or gospel) and a one-minute contemporary monologue. Bring sheet music; an accompanist is provided.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

For an appointment, call the audition hotline at 404-733-4622. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits.

Atlanta, Georgia
LORT B/D, $750 and $555/week minimums and TYA, $426/week
Associate Producer: Jody Feldman

Season shows on the Alliance Stage (LORT B):

Season dates have not been finalized. The season typically runs from October thru June.

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