Mr. Joy - Ithaca NY EPA (12.17.19)

Mr. Joy - Ithaca NY EPA (12.17.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Kitchen Theatre Company
Ithaca, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
SPT
Tier 6; $555/week

PERSONNEL
by Daniel Beaty
directed by May Liang

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

OTHER DATES
Meet and Greet: April 6, 2020
First Rehearsal: April 7, 2020
Tech: April 24 and 25, 2020
Previews: April 26, 28, and 29, 2020
Opening: April 30, 2020
Closing: May 10, 2020

OTHER
Perf. schedule: Sun, April 26 - Sun, May 10 Sun 4pm, Tue 28th 7 pm, Wed 7:30pm Thu 7:30 pm (additional matinee at 2pm on the 7th), Fri 8pm, Sat 8pm

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
This is a one-person show, and the role has been CAST. Seeking an Equity actor for understudy or possible replacement if needed. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

Actor Track:
Female. African American. Versatile actress plays multiple characters in this one person show.

Inducing: JAMES (55. A homeless man with a raspy voice who has lived in Harlem all his life); CLARISSA (11. Black. A sassy and charismatic girl who lives in a Harlem housing project and “assists” Mr. Joy in his shoe shop); BESSIE (72. Black. A woman who is a lifetime Harlem resident and Clarissa’s grandmother); DeSHAWN (16. Black. An energetic, charismatic young man who lives in Harlem); PETER (12. Black. A boy who lives in Harlem and is Clarissa’s boyfriend); JOHN LEE (late 20s. Chinese-American. He is Mr. Joy’s son who grew up in Harlem and is now a very successful real estate developer who works for Clifford; REBECCA (late 30s. White. A perky upper eastside woman; she is Clifford’s girlfriend); CLIFFORD (early 50s. Black. A Republican, conservative man. He is a big time real estate developer, John Lee’s boss, Rebecca’s boyfriend, and Ashes’ father.); ASHES (a post-op transsexual flight attendant who is Clifford’s “daughter.”)
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 schedule 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
Tuesday, December 17, 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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