Catch As Catch Can - Ithaca NY EPA (12.06.19)

Catch As Catch Can - Ithaca NY EPA (12.06.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Kitchen Theatre Company
Ithaca, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
SPT
$555/week

PERSONNEL
by Mia Chung
directed by Zoe Golub-Sass

Expected in attendance
M. Bevin O'Gara, Producting Artistic Director
Ollie Jeoung, Artistic / Administrative Fellow

OTHER DATES
Meet and Greet: February 24, 2020
First Rehearsal: February 25, 2020
Tech: March 13 and 14, 2020
Previews: March 15, 17, and 18, 2020
Opening: March 19, 2020
Closing: April 4, 2020

OTHER
Perf. Schedule: Sun, March 15 - Sat, April 4 Sun 4 pm, Tue 17th 7pm, Wed 7:30 pm, Thu 7:30 pm (additional 2pm matinee on the 26th), Fri 8pm, Sat 8pm (additional matinee at 2pm on the 4th)

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

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 attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

SEEKING
All roles have been CAST. Seeking Equity actors for understudies and/or possible replacements if needed.

BREAKDOWN

NOTE FOR ALL THE ROLES: All actors should have good comic timing and the ability to switch between the two characters on a dime. The play requires both realistic acting and experimental theatrical prowess.

Actor L/D
Female, 40-50, white. Plays two characters. LON LAVECCHIA (early 70s, Italian American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. He is a retired factory worker, who is now king of his castle at home. Confident in his authority and a quiet observer by nature) and DANIELLA LAVECCHIA (late 30s, Italian American, daughter to Roberta and Lon, with no trace of a regional accent. Educated, white-collar worker from a working-class background. Her professional success is at odds with the traditional values she was raised with and embraces. She is competent, a giver, and the type of person you would want to have as your best friend). PART ALREADY CAST, AUDITIONS FOR REPLACEMENT AND UNDERSTUDIES ONLY.

Actor R/R
Male. 40-50, white. Plays two characters. ROBERTA LAVECCHIA (late 60s, Italian American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. A tough mother hen who is devoted to her family and lives through her children. She is unfiltered, passionate, engaged, i.e., a force of nature) and ROBBIE LAVECCHIA (mid 40s, Italian American, son to Roberta and Lon, with no trace of a regional accent. He is an electrician for the military. He is warm, earthy, loyal, a good brother, a good son, i.e., a guy’s guy. He is also sensitive but not particularly comfortable expressing emotion). PART ALREADY CAST, AUDITIONS FOR REPLACEMENT AND UNDERSTUDIES ONLY.

Actor T/T
Male. 40-50, white. Plays two characters. THERESA PHELAN (late 60s, Irish American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. A widow who aspires to improve herself and her social status. Believes in discipline and hard work over “touchy-feely nonsense.” Has a good heart but is uptight and strict) and TIM PHELAN (mid 40s, Italian American, son to Theresa, with no trace of a regional accent. Educated and driven. Can get along with a lot of people, but is not good at relaxing and enjoying life. He is managing an anxiety disorder). PART ALREADY CAST, AUDITIONS FOR REPLACEMENT AND UNDERSTUDIES ONLY.

Actors of color are strongly encouraged to audition. The Kitchen Theatre Company shall conduct all auditions/interviews in a manner that continues to promote fair consideration to ethnic minorities, women, seniors, and performers with disabilities. The Kitchen Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members only may make an appointment in advance.
Contact Ollie Jeoung
Email: submissions@kitchentheatre.org Phone: 607.272.0403 (noon to 4p) Email is best.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Kitchen Theatre
417 Martin Luther King Jr. St.
Ithaca, NY 14850-4351

WHEN
Friday, December 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 2 to 3

WHAT TO PREPARE

Two contrasting monologues. Please bring headshot and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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