My Children, My Africa! – Equity Principal Auditions

WHO: Signature Theatre Company

SEEKING: Seeking (all roles are available):
Note: All actors must have facility with a South African accent.
Mr. M:
Black South African, 50s-70s. Teacher and debate team coach at an impoverished, all-black boys’ school. Joyful, energetic, deeply hopeful, and in love with words. Relishes his job and his students, and the possibility of effecting change in them.
White South African female, age 17 (age-appropriate actors and actors 18+ will be considered). Top student and debater from a nearby, privileged, all-white girls’ school. Intelligent, impassioned, and in love with language. Stubborn, idealistic and opinionated. A fighter.
Black South African male, age 17 (age-appropriate actors and actors 18+ will be considered). Mr. M’s most prized pupil. Brilliant, playful, charismatic and self-assured. A natural leader. Highly impatient, and resentful of authority and “old-fashioned” ways of thinking.

WHEN: 1st reh: 4/3/12. Announced run: 5/1-6/10.

PAY: Expected salary: $544/week minimum.



Equity Principal Auditions:
Friday, December 9, 2011
10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Lunch from 1 – 2.
Doors open at 9:30 AM.


Theatre Row Studios
411 West 41st Street
New York City
Ring buzzer for admittance.

Notes/What to bring:

Please prepare a contemporary monologue, 2 minutes or less.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.