Casting in San Francisco for Multiple Roles in New Play (Stipends)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Seeking submissions for several roles for a production of THE VISIT, a new play being independently produced with the support of a grant from Theatre Bay Area. See below for character descriptions.
Rehearsals begin the last week of October. The play will run for four performances on Thur, Fri, and Sat (mat + eve) on December 20-22, 2018, in San Francisco.
Stipends: $450 for Principal Roles; $100 for Additional Roles.
SYNOPSIS: When ICE descends on a domestic violence shelter, three undocumented women face a choice. Should they flee the safety of the shelter and confront the violence of their abusers? Or should they stay and risk deportation and their pursuit of the American dream?
LUZ “ADDY” JIMENEZ: Female, late teens, a “Dreamer” raised in Alameda County since infancy; family is originally from Puebla, Mexico; only recently discovered her undocumented status.
OFFICER MCKENNA: Male, late-30s, Caucasian, physically fit, enjoys boxing, transplant to California
NADEGE DESIR: Female, early-40s, originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where she worked as an English teacher; undocumented, she’s lived in the U.S. for three years.
ZEYNAB MIRZAEI: Female, mid-30s, originally from Tehran, a new mother, and a former engineer turned journalist; she’s lived in the U.S. for over ten years.
BETH STANNARD: Female, mid-50s, Caucasian, born and raised outside of Sacramento.
PRIYANKA CHAWLA: Female, late-20s, an advocate at a domestic violence shelter, a U.S. citizen whose family immigrated to the East Bay from North India when she was young.
AURA ESPEJO: Female, mid-20s, asylum seeker from Guatemala.
FATHER BERNARD: Male, 50s-60s, Catholic priest, Haitian or Haitian-American.
KARLA DORR: Female, 30s-40s, extremely successful corporate lawyer, any ethnicity.
ICE Officer: Female, 30s-40s, authoritative, plain-speaking, any ethnicity.
For consideration, please submit your HS/Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
City or Location of call: San Francisco, CA
Please submit to: email@example.com by 2018-10-05
This casting notice was posted by: THE VISIT