Auditions

The Wilma Theater will hold Equity Principle Auditions (EPAs) in Philadelphia in New York in April.

 

When: Wednesday, April 5th, 10am-6pm, at 1213 Gerritt Street, Philadelpha, PA.

You may sign up for a 3 minute audition slot on the day of the audition, in person, beginning at 9:45am.

 

Tuesday, April 11th, 9:30am-5:30pm, at Actors’ Equity New York Audition Center, 165 W 46th st., 16th fl.

Audition may be no more than 2 minutes.

 

FOR BOTH:

Prepare EITHER: 1) A brief monologue or two very brief contrasting monologues; OR 2) A brief song or 2 contrasting 16 bar selections; OR 3) a one minute monologue and 16 bars of a song. Bring sheet music if singing; an accompanist will be provided. Bring picture and resume.

 

CAST BREAKDOWN:

 

BLOOD WEDDING

by Frederico Garcia Lorca, directed by Csaba Horvath

First Rehearsal: 9/12/2017

First Preview: 10/25/2017

Opening: 11/1/2017

Closing: 11/19/2017

All roles have been CAST.

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PASSING STRANGE

by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, directed by Tea Alagic

First Rehearsal: 12/12/2017

First Preview: 1/10/2018

Opening: 1/17/2018

Closing: 2/18/2018

Optional Extension Closing: 2/23/2018

 

NARRATOR: Male, Middle-aged, African American. All-knowing, clever, charismatic. Tenor

YOUTH: Male, teenage-early twenties, African American. Intelligent. Awkward. Lost . Tenor

MOTHER: Middle aged, middle class, African American. Smart, isolated, composed. Soprano

ENSEMBLE: Male, African American, plays Terry (a bad kid at church), Christope (an academic who

moonlights, Dutch), and Hugo (a militant essayist, German) Tenor

ENSEMBLE: Female, African American, plays Sherry (a bad kid at church), Renata (an abstract artist

and café waitress, Dutch), and Desi (a den mother and social engineer, German). Soprano

ENSEMBLE: Female, African American, plays Edwina (a teenage goddess), Marianna (a neo-hippy,

Dutch), and Sudabey (an avant-garde filmmaker and writer, German) . Soprano

ENSEMBLE: Male, African American, plays Franklin (church pianist, choir director, reverand's son),

Joop (a body liberationist, Dutch,) and Mr. Venus (a performance artist). Tenor

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PASSAGE

by Christopher Chen, directed by Blanka Zizka

First Rehearsal: 3/13/2018

First Preview: 4/18/2018

Opening: 4/25/2018

Closing: 5/13/2018

Optional Extension Closing: 5/20/2018

 

B: Doctor. Citizen of a colonized country. Any race, any gender.

G: Professor. Citizen of a colonized country. Any race, any gender. Also plays Mosquito and Gecko

H: Activist. Citizen of a colonized country. Any race, any gender.

O: Friend of B, G, and H. Citizen of a colonized country. Any race, any gender.

S: Servant of B. Citizen of a colonized country. Any race, any gender.

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D: Doctor. Head of a hospital. Citizen of a colonizing country, living in the country it colonized. Any

race, any gender.

J: Member of law enforcement. Citizen of a colonizing country, living in the country it colonized. Any

race, any gender.

Q: Engaged to R. No current occupation. Citizen of a colonizing country, living in the country it

colonized. Any race, any gender.

R: Engaged to Q. Occupation unclear. Citizen of a colonizing country, living in the country it

colonized. Any race, any gender.

F: Teacher. Citizen of a colonizing country, living in the country it colonized. Any race, any gender.


If you have any questions, please contact Producing Artistic Associate Kellie Mecleary at KMecleary@WilmaTheater.org