Shakespeare & Company 2021 Season - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline 05.14.21)

Shakespeare & Company 2021 Season - Equity Video Submissions (Deadline 05.14.21)

CATEGORY: Performer

Shakespeare & Company
Lenox, MA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION


CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
SPT
$562 (SPT 7), $508 (SPT 6), & $404 (SPT 4), contracts pending

PERSONNEL
Viewing Audition Submissions: Artistic Director, Allyn Burrows and/or
Producing Associate, Ariel Bock

Other Personnel:
Managing Director, Adam Davis General Manager, Stephen Ball

OTHER DATES
Callbacks will be announced and scheduled after auditions submissions are viewed.

ART: outdoors;
first rehearsal July 13th; first preview July 30th; closing August 22nd.

MEASURE FOR MEASURE: outdoors; first rehearsal August 28th;
first performance Sept. 1st;
closing Sept. 5th.

HANG: indoors,
first rehearsal August 17th; first preview Sept. 10th; closing October 3rd.

THE CHAIRS: indoors,
first rehearsal Sept. 21st;
first performance October 8th; closing October 31st.

OTHER
Shakespeare & Company is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to evolving its approach to diversity and inclusion to engender positive change toward race equity in its employment and artistry, seeking those who will embrace its commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access as well as anti-racism initiatives. Applicants from groups historically underrepresented in theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 submit.

SEEKING
Equity actors for 2021 season in Lenox, Massachusetts: "Art" by Yasmina Reza; "Measure for Measure" by William Shakespeare; "hang" by Debbie Tucker Green; and "The Chairs" by Eugene Ionesco (see breakdown).

All roles will be understudied.

BREAKDOWN

All rehearsal and performance dates are in 2021. All roles that are listed as "pre-cast" have been cast without auditions. For pre-cast roles, auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.

ART by Yasmina Reza
7/13-8/22
SPT 7
rehearsed and performed outdoors in the Roman Garden Theatre (149 socially distanced seats)

Marc: 50s, pompous, intellectual African American male

All other roles are pre-cast* without audition: Serge (50's, male)
Yvan (50s, African American male)

MEASURE FOR MEASURE by William Shakespeare
8/28-9/5
SPT 4
rehearsed and performed outdoors at the Roman Garden Theatre (149 socially distanced seats)

Escalus/Abhorson: 60s or 70s, male
Lucio: 30s, male or female
Claudio/Barnadine: 30s, male

All other roles are pre-cast* from 2020 auditions Isabella/Pompey (40-s, African American female) Duke (50s, female)

HANG by Debbie Tucker Green
8/17-10/3
SPT 6
rehearsed and performed indoors in the Tina Packer Playhouse (137 socially distanced seats)

One: 40s or 50s any race or gender
Two: 40s or 50s, any race or gender

All other roles are pre-cast* without audition: Three (40s, African American female)

THE CHAIRS by Eugene Ionesco
8/21-10/31
SPT 6
rehearsed and performed indoors in the Tina Packer Playhouse (137 socially distanced seats)

All roles are pre-cast* without audition:

Old Man (70s, male)
Old Woman (70s, female)

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Prepare a 2 minute Vimeo submission with name, name of piece to be presented, and either 1 short classical / Shakespearean monologue OR 1 short contemporary monologue. Send an email with headshot, resume and link to monologues on Vimeo to: auditions@shakespeare.org. Submissions will be accepted May 1st through 14th, 2021 and will be viewed in the order they are received.

Deadline: 05/14/2021

SUBMIT TO
auditions@shakespeare.org

Union

AEA

SALARY

SPT $562 (SPT 7), $508 (SPT 6), & $404 (SPT 4), contracts pending