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Auditioning actors for Magic Theatre's world premiere production of Sam Chanse's Monument, or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play) directed by Giovanna Sardelli.
All of the characters in the play identify as Asian American Women. 4 F.
Strong preference for Bay Area actors.
All auditions will be video submissions.
No auditions will take place at Magic's physical location. 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.
First Rehearsal April 27th, 2021; Opening May 26th, 2021; Closing June 13th, 2021. Dates are subject to change.
VIDEO SUBMISSION DUE: Friday, October 23, 2020
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
PREPARATIONS: Actors should indicate roles of interest in an email. We will respond with appropriate sides within 2 business days Please note: The tone of the play is light and bouyant. Don't let the serious nature of the scenes drag down the tone.
CHARACTERS: Monument, or Four Sisters (A SlothPlay)
AMY: The eldest/first sister. A passionate marine biologist and mother who brings her work home with her. Offers unconditional support to her sisters but is not overly sentimental about it.Tells it as it is. Asian American. Late 30s/early 40s. Also plays Cesar theSloth.
CONSTANCE: The younger middle/third sister. Works in television. The only female writer on the TV show Sloth-capades. Has ambitious goals for her career but seeks approval from those around her. Asian American. Mid-30s. Also plays Julio the Sloth.
MAC: The youngest/fourth sister. Has somewhat recently left a job. Used to be a playwright and misses the community.Asian American. Mid-30s. Also plays Miguel the Sloth.
MADGELENA: A brilliant and badass female sloth who is constantly saving the day. Always has a plan. Resourceful and extremely knowledgable. Rides a motorcycle. Also plays Lina the second oldest sister, Asian American.
Magic Theatre casts both Equity and non-Equity actors. In accordance with the Bay Area Theatre Contract Tier 4, Magic Theatre holds two Equity-only auditions for specific shows each year. These are on the Equity hotline at least three weeks prior to the audition and posted in the AEA office. Equity actors self-select for these auditions.
Magic Theatre holds one open call general audition per season, typically in April or May.
We do encourage headshot/resume submissions (to our email@example.com email) from both Equity and non-Equity throughout the year and which can result in an invitation to audition for a specific show.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.