2022-23 Season General Auditions
AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 20, 2022.
See INSTRUCTIONS below for submission details.
Actors of all ages, identities, ethnicities, and genders, as well as artists with disabilities for A Red Orchid Theatre’s 2022/23 Season. See BREAKDOWNS section below for specific roles. All roles will be understudied, and submissions may also be considered for understudy roles.
CAT Tier 2
INSTRUCTIONS & PREPARATION
Please prepare one (1) contemporary monologue no more than two (2) minutes in length. Self-tapes should be links. YouTube Unlisted Links or Vimeo Links are preferred. Please make sure anyone with the link may view.
Submit via this Google Form: https://forms.gle/6XSsqcdsroM4RPuZA
A Red Orchid Theatre is committed to inclusion and encourages artists of all ages, identities, ethnicities, and genders, as well as artists with disabilities to submit auditions. A Red Orchid’s rehearsal and performance spaces are not ADA-Compliant, but reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request. If you have difficulty filling out the Google Form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
By Ensemble Member Brett Neveu
Directed by Ensemble Member dado
September 29 – November 20, 2022
“A once-wealthy family, now corrupted by illness and haunted by misfortune, attempts to regain a foothold and hold on to the belief that the best of their lives is yet to come.”
- All roles are written for any gender/race.
- Ages listed for all roles are flexible for casting, but ages should be played as written.
GABE AMPERSAND – 21
SUMMER AMPERSAND – 15
WEST AMPERSAND – 60
COREY AMPERSAND – 40
HIKER AMPERSAND – 30
JAMIE AMPERSAND – 22
BOBBIE MORGAN – 23
By Aleshea Harris
Directed by Marti Gobel
April 6 – May 28, 2023
“Is God Is is an epic revenge tale about two sisters that blends tragedy, typography, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk. In this necessary new play, emotions are laid bare through gaps in language and characters are a window into the canon as well as our own broken times.”
- This epic takes its cues from the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk.
- This text also includes adventures in typography.
RACINE – African-American. A woman of twenty-one years. Identical twin sister to ANAIA. Has burn scars on her arms, back and neck but a face of considerable beauty.
ANAIA – African-American. Has burn scars on her arms, face and neck. Hard to look at. Wears a wig.
SHE – ALREADY CAST, SEEKING UNDERSTUDY –African-American. Mother to RACINE and ANAIA. Has burn scars over her entire body.
CHUCK HALL – ALREADY CAST, SEEKING UNDERSTUDY – African-American. A lawyer. Middle-aged.
RILEY – African-American. A boy of sixteen.
SCOTCH – African-American. A boy of sixteen.
ANGIE – African-American. Mother to RILEY and SCOTCH.
MAN – African-American. A father.