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Upcoming Theatre Plays Seeking Equity Actors

Staunton, VA, United StatesID: 197702Exp: 10/4/2022
Pays:$600/WeekCategory:Theater
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Looking to cast performers for the upcoming theatre plays. Please see more details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: 1. "CORIOLANUS" 2. "MEASURE FOR MEASURE" 3. "HAMLET" 4. "TAMING OF THE SHREW" 5. "AS YOU LIKE IT" 6. "EURYDICE" Rate: CONTRACT / LORT Non-Rep $600 weekly minimum (LORT D). Additional info: Spring dates First Rehearsal: Jan 18th Opening: Feb 18th Closing: May 14th Summer/Fall First Rehearsal: May 17th Opening: June 17th Closing: Dec. 30th Please prepare one Early Modern Monologue (Shakespeare preferred), and a brief cut of a song to be sung a cappella. 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. When applying please send your headshot/resume and video submission.

15 roles

VolumniaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"CORIOLANUS" A character in William Shakespeare's play Coriolanus, the mother of Caius Martius Coriolanus. She plays a large role in Coriolanus' life, encouraging him in his military success and urging him to seek political office.

Tullus AufidiusMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"CORIOLANUS" A general of the Volscians, Rome's enemy. He is Coriolanus's great rival in warfare but is not quite the equal of the Roman general, and his inability to defeat Coriolanus rankles him.

IsabellaFemale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" A very virtuous and chaste young woman who faces a difficult decision when her brother is sentenced to death for fornication (unlawful sex). Isabella does not approve of her brother's actions at all, but she pleads for his life out of loyalty and sisterly devotion.

Lord AngeloMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" A man who rules strictly and without mercy, and he is loathsome more for his hypocrisy than for anything else. He presents Isabella with proposition to save her brother.

ClaudiusMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"HAMLET" The King of Denmark, Hamlet’s uncle, Married to Hamlet's mother his late brothers wife.

GertrudeFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"HAMLET" The Queen of Denmark, Hamlet’s mother, recently married to Claudius.

PoloniusMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"HAMLET" Kingsman, Father to Ophelia.

KatherineFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"TAMING OF THE SHREW" The “shrew” of the play’s title, Katherine, or Kate, is the daughter of Baptista Minola, with whom she lives in Padua. She is sharp-tongued, quick-tempered, and prone to violence, particularly against anyone who tries to marry her. Her hostility toward suitors particularly distresses her father. Marries Petruchio.

PetruchioMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"TAMING OF THE SHREW" Petruchio is a gentleman from Verona. Loud, boisterous, eccentric, quick-witted, marries Katherine.

BiancaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"TAMING OF THE SHREW" Katherines younger sister

CeliaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"AS YOU LIKE IT" The daughter of Duke Frederick and Rosalind’s dearest friend. Celia’s devotion to Rosalind is unmatched, as evidenced by her decision to follow her cousin into exile. To make the trip, Celia assumes the disguise of a shepherdess and calls herself Aliena.

RosalindFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"AS YOU LIKE IT" The daughter of Duke Senior. Rosalind, a heroine, is independent minded, strong-willed, good-hearted, and terribly clever. When she disguises herself as Ganymede offers herself as a tutor in the ways of love to her beloved Orlando, Rosalind’s talents and charms are on full display. Only Rosalind, for instance, is both aware of the foolishness of romantic love and delighted to be in love.

OrlandoMale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

"AS YOU LIKE IT" The youngest son of Sir Rowland de Bois and younger brother of Oliver. Orlando is a young man who, under his brother’s neglectful care, has languished without a gentleman’s education or training. Regardless, he considers himself to have great potential.

OrpheusMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"EURYDICE" Lord of the Underworld, Betrothed to Eurydice, a wide range of ages.

EurdyiceMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

"EURYDICE" Betrothed to Orpheus, Protagonist, Strong willed.