Current Employment/Audition Opportunities

 

EQUITY AUDITIONS FOR 2018-19 SEASON

AUDITION DATE
Monday, July 16, 2018 10:00 am - 6:00 pm ; Lunch 2:00 - 3:00 pm.

APPOINTMENTS
Contact Laura Daniels at lauradaniels@tnshakespeare.org, or call Tuesday - Friday between 2:00 - 4:00 pm (CST) at 901-759-0620. No video submissions, please.

CONTRACT
SPT Tier 7; $530/week

SEEKING
Equity actors for MACBETH and AS YOU LIKE IT. Each actor is doubled between the shows. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Two contrasting Shakespeare monologues/soliloquies, at least one comedic and at least one in verse, in three minutes; selections from MACBETH and AS YOU LIKE IT are welcomed.  Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
7950 Trinity Road
Memphis, TN 38018

PERSONNEL
Producing Artistic Director, Dan McCleary (also directing) attending.

OTHER
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.

BREAKDOWN
MACBETH and AS YOU LIKE IT
Monday, Sept 24: MACBETH first rehearsal
Thursday, Oct 18: MACBETH first performance
Tuesday, Oct 30: AS YOU LIKE IT first rehearsal
Sunday, Nov 4: MACBETH closes
Thursday, Nov 29: AS YOU LIKE IT first performance
Sunday, Dec 16: AS YOU LIKE IT closes
Rehearsal Schedule: Mondays-Saturdays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Performance Schedule: Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:00 pm; Sundays at 3:00 pm; student matinees on second and third Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am.

Each actor is doubled between the shows, shown below as MACBETH/AS YOU LIKE IT:

Lady Macbeth/Jaques: Female, age 40s-50s. One going into hell, the other emerging from it. Jaques may be played as male or female by the female actor.

Macbeth/Touchstone: Male, age 40s-50s. Full of the milk of human kindness, poetic, a wit, a clown, in lust alternately for power and women, physically and emotionally agile, big-hearted, a swordsman.

Macduff/Dukes Frederick and Senior: Male, age mid 40s - early 50s. Experienced swordsman. CAST*

Lady Macduff/Rosalind: Female, age 22-30. Intellectually, physically, and emotionally brilliant.

Duncan and Porter and Mentieth/Amiens: Male, age late 50s - 60s. Regal king, funny clown, able swordsman, outstanding singer with new music.

*For any role that has been CAST, actors will be considered for possible replacement if needed.   Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are strongly encouraged to attend.

 

NON-EQUITY AUDITIONS FOR 2018-19 SEASON

AUDITION DATE
Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (no break)

LOCATION
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
7950 Trinity Road
Memphis, TN 38018-6297

Free private parking adjacent to theatre.

SEEKING
Male and Female non-AEA actors experienced with Shakespeare’s verse, stage combat, and can sing and read music.  Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are strongly encouraged to attend.

PRESENT
Dan McCleary, Producing Artistic Director

MONITOR
Laura Daniels

SEASON
William Shakespeare’s MACBETH and AS YOU LIKE IT in TSC’s new home.

CONTRACT
Though the productions do not rotate in repertory,they overlap, with many roles doubled between the shows.  Salaries between $200-$400/week will reflect role(s) played.

TSC is an AEA professional theatre that employs union actors and stage managers locally and from around the country.  It operates on an SPT Tier 7 contract and offers EMC candidacy points to non-AEA performers employed in its productions.

CALLBACKS
If necessary, will occur same day.  Text will be provided.

DATES
MACBETH: September 24 – November 4, 2018
AS YOU LIKE IT: October 30 – December 16, 2018

REHEARSALS
Mondays-Saturdays, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

PERFORMANCES: See below

To schedule a 10-minute audition slot, please contact Laura Daniels at lauradaniels@tnshakespeare.org, or call Tuesday-Friday between 2:00 – 4:00 pm (CST) at 901-759-0620.

No video submissions, please.

PREPARE
Two contrasting Shakespeare monologues/soliloquies, at least one comedic and at least one in verse, in three minutes; selections from MACBETH and AS YOU LIKE IT are welcomed.  Bring one current headshot and performance resume stapled front-to-back in the four corners.  Please be advised to follow these guidelines exactly.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company is committed to diversity and engages in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. TSC encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE
Monday, Sept 24: MACBETH begins rehearsals
Sunday, Sept 30: AEA Day of Rest
Sunday, Oct 7: AEA Day of Rest
Friday, Oct 12: MACBETH begins tech
Sunday, Oct 14: AEA Day of Rest
Monday, Oct 15: AEA Day of Rest
Thursday, Oct 18: MACBETH Preview performance at 7:00 pm
Friday, Oct 19: MACBETH Opens at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 20: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 21: MACBETH at 3:00 pm
Monday, Oct 22: AEA Day of Rest
Tuesday, Oct 23: MACBETH student matinee at 10:00 am
Wednesday, Oct 24: MACBETH student matinee at 10: 00 am
Thursday, Oct 25: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Friday, Oct 26: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Oct 27: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Oct 28: MACBETH at 3:00 pm
Monday, Oct 29: AEA Day of Rest
Tuesday, Oct 30: AS YOU LIKE IT begins rehearsals; MACBETH student matinee at 10:00 am
Wednesday, Oct 31: MACBETH student matinee at 10:00 am
Thursday, Nov 1: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Friday, Nov 2: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Nov 3: MACBETH at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Nov 4: MACBETH closes
Monday, Nov 5: AEA Day of Rest
Monday, Nov 12: AEA Day of Rest
Monday, Nov 19: AEA Day of Rest
Thursday, Nov 22: Thanksgiving holiday
Friday, Nov 23: AS YOU LIKE IT begins tech
Monday, Nov 26: AEA Day of Rest
Thursday, Nov 29: AS YOU LIKE IT Preview performance at 7:00 pm
Friday, Nov 30: AS YOU LIKE IT Opens at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 1: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 2: AS YOU LIKE IT at 3:00 pm
Monday, Dec 3: AEA Day of Rest
Tuesday, Dec 4: AS YOU LIKE IT student matinee at 10:00 am
Wednesday, Dec 5: AS YOU LIKE IT student matinee at 10:00 am
Thursday, Dec 6: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Friday, Dec 7: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 8: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 9: AS YOU LIKE IT at 3:00 pm
Monday, Dec 10: AEA Day of Rest
Tuesday, Dec 11: AS YOU LIKE IT student matinee at 10:00 am
Wednesday, Dec 12: AS YOU LIKE IT student matinee at 10:00 am
Thursday, Dec 13: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Friday, Dec 14: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 15: AS YOU LIKE IT at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 16: AS YOU LIKE IT Closes at 3:00 pm