Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2019 - Los Angeles EPA Day 2 of 2 (04.02.19)

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2019 - Los Angeles EPA Day 2 of 2 (04.02.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Independent Shakespeare Co.
Los Angeles, CA

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

LOA/LORT. Agreement Pending. Previous minimum - $435/wk

Melissa Chalsma - Artistic Director
David Melville - Managing Director

Twelfth Night: 1st Reh - 6/3/19, Open - 6/28/19, Close - 8/31/19
Pericles: 1st Reh - 7/1/19, Open - 7/26/19, Close 8/29/19


EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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.

Actors for Twelfth Night and Pericles. See breakdown.


Roles not listed have been cast.

Orsino: A jazz aficianado, Orsino is dashing, romantic, and very emotional. Male, 35-50, and a strong dancer.
Sir Toby: A bon vivant with a mean streak, Toby likes to drink, dance, and stay up all night. Male, 50+
Fabian: Emplyed on Olivia's household, Fabian is earnest, charming, any gender. 20-30 and a strong dancer.
Sir Andrew: A hapless wallflower, easily manipulated, but possessed of a big heart. An excellent comic actor is required,and dance skills a plus. Male, 20-50
Curio & Valentine: Employed by Orsino, any gender, 20-30, musical and dance skills a plus.

Roles not listed have been cast.

Please note, nearly all actors cast will play more than one role. Flexibility and the ability to create strong and distinct characters is key!

Pericles: Throughout the play, Pericles ages 20 years. He begins as a romantic young man set out on a grand adventure and ends up a desolate, lost man. Must be an excellent classical actor able to handle a great deal of text.

Marina: Smart, inquisitive, and resourceful. She is open hearted and forthright. Female, 20-30, singing required. Must be able to handle a great deal of complex text.

Lysimachus: A wealthy young lord, who initially intends to take advantage of Marina, but then finds himself reformed and in love. Male, 25-40.

Thaisa: Ages 20 years in the course of the play, so should be able to play from 25-50. Good comic skills a plus as well as a strong dramatic presence. Female.

Boult: A denizen of a brothel, Boult is comfortable in the underworld, but willing to help a young woman in need. Male, 25-40.

Cerimon: Intellectual and introverted, Cerimon is called upon to help a woman in need. Male, 40+
Bawd: a smart, unscrupulous woman that runs a brothel.

Ensemble - as cast actors for smaller speaking roles. Any gender, any age. This production requires with agility and physical presence and coordination.

EPA rules in effect. In person sign-up begins at 9:00AM on 4/2/19.



Audition Information


Actors' Equity Association LA Audition Center
5636 Tujunga Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch: 1:00PM - 2:00PM


One classical speech, 2 minutes or less.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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