Auditions

2022-23 Season General Auditions

Equity/Non-Union

AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 20, 2022.
See
INSTRUCTIONS below for submission details.
 

SEEKING

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. 

 

CONTRACT TYPE

CAT Tier 2 

AEA: $330/week  

Non-Union: $150/week 

 

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

NOTES

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 casting@aredorchidtheatre.org for assistance.

CASTING BREAKDOWNS

 

The Malignant Ampersands

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  

 

Is God Is 

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.  

Click below to learn more about the plays in our 2022-2023 season

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