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.
Isabel:
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.
Thami:
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.

AUDITION INFORMATION: 

When:

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

Where:

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.

 

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