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Actors Theatre of Louisville, Chicago EPAs

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Company

Actors Theatre of Louisville
Zan Sawyer Dailey, assoc. dir.

Production Description

The Actors Theatre of Louisville is casting its 2014 season. Shows include: "Dracula" (Bill McNulty, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 14; runs Sept. 21-Oct. 13); "A Christmas Carol" (Drew Fracher, dir. Rehearsals begin Oct. 29; runs Nov. 28-Dec. 23); and "The Brothers Size" (Tarell Alvin McCraney, writer. Rehearsals begin Dec. 9, 2014; runs Jan. 8-Feb. 1, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs Aug. 2014-Feb. 2015 in Louisville, KY.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $583-$788 min./wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep B Contract.

Auditions

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Character Breakdown

DRACULA Director: Bill McNulty
LUCY: (mid to late 20’s) a young woman whose best friend has recently died form starnge circumstances and who is now herslf quite ill, she has fallenprey to Count Dracula. She must transform emotionally and physically from the frail Victorian ingénue to the demonic victim of the Count.. Actor must be able to play extended style without melodrama, and move very well. This is an original adaptation by the director, William McNulty. The script and sides are available at AE

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Director: Drew Fracher
BELLE: (mid – late 20) a pretty, fresh and genuine young woman who falls in love with Young Ebenezer’s awkward and boyish manner but is later forced to part with him as she watches him turn into Scrooge. some singing and dancing is required but will be asked for only at the callback TBD Also plays Mrs. Fred, wife to Scrooge’s nephew Fred.

BOB CRACHIT: (late 30-early 40) kind, gentle spirit, deeply devoted to his family, actor should be 5-10” to 6”2” and slender, warmth and a genuine, rish emotional life, a strong sense of humor and good will
This adaptation is by Barbara Field.

THE BROTHERS SIZE by Tarell Alvin McCraney
The African-American actors must move extremely well, be in excellent physical condition with an accomplished sense of musicality and language. The accents should be Louisiana Bayou.
OGUN SIZE: African-American, (early 30) dedicated to running his auto-repair shop; his life is weighted down by worry and heartache over a brother always in trouble. In Yoruba cosmology Ogun is the spirit of iron, war and labor, script suggests he is lighter-skinned than Oshoosi
OSHOOSI SIZE: African-American, (late 20) a wandering soul who has just returned from prison, happily aimless he suffers from the expectations of his brother, who hectors him to go to work. Oshoosi is the spirit of the forest, the hunter, the wanderer, might have a darker complexion than Orgun
ELEGBA: African-American, (late 20) served time with Oshoosi, he is slick, cool, lures Oshoosi into serious trouble , In Yoruba mythology he is the trickster deity, a mischief-maker who is always causing trouble.