AUDITION NOTICE FOR OUR 2023 SEASON
South Camden Theatre Company is now accepting non-union and union audition submissions for its 2023 season. All non-union actors receive a $500.00 stipend at the end of the run. If Equity actors are selected, it will be a Special Appearance- Level 1 agreement.
Please prepare a brief monologue video (not to exceed 2 minutes) in the style of any show in the season. You may submit multiple monologues for consideration for multiple shows. Please send a headshot, resume, copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card, the role(s) for which you would like to be considered, and video(s) via Google Drive, Dropbox, or YouTube link to THIS EMAIL. All actors who are being considered will be sent sides for in-person callbacks. In-person callbacks will be scheduled approximately 12 weeks before the opening of our individual shows.
Video Submissions are still being accepted for our 2023 season.
THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by Matthew Lopez; Director. Jonathan Edmondson
First rehearsal on/about November 28th
Performance Dates: February 10,11,12,17,18,19,24,25,26
This show is primarily cast. We are still accepting audition videos for Miss Tracey Mills.
CASEY- White male, 20’s, a small-town high school football star turned Elvis impersonator. He becomes Georgia McBride and must be able to sing and be comfortable performing in drag and heels. He loves his wife ferociously and dreams big, if not always practical. Must be able to sing and lip sync. Guitar skills a plus; submitting a video also showing musical talents is encouraged.
JO- Black female, 20’s, Casey’s wife, loves Casey with her whole heart and is his grounding force. A realist, she is supportive of her husband’s dreams and aware of their financial situation.
MISS TRACY MILLS- any ethnicity, male-identifying or non-binary drag performer, 40’s-50’s; Professional, confident, and very funny, with a heart of gold. When she is not in her drag persona, she is Bobby, Eddie’s cousin. If you have your own drag act, please submit videos/photos. Ability to lip-sync and work a room in high heels a must!
REXY/ JASON- any ethnicity, male-identifying or non-binary drag performer, 20’s-30’s, fiery, sharp-tongued, and emotional, she is the fellow drag performer with Miss Tracy. If you have your own drag act, please submit videos/photos. Ability to lip-sync and work a room in high heels is a must!
EDDIE- any ethnicity, male, 45-65, club owner and Bobby’s (aka Miss Tracy) cousin. Rough around the edges, but with a huge heart. He starts of as a terrible emcee but transforms into a showman.
LETTICE & LOVAGE
by Peter Shaffer; Director Penelope Reed
First rehearsal on/about February 13th
Performance Dates: April 14,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30
LETTICE DOUFFET- White, female, older, Preservation Trust guide (note: this role is CAST).
*LOTTE SCHOEN- White, female, older, Personnel Manager (note: this role is CAST).
MISS FRAMER- any ethnicity, female, 20’s-30’s, Lotte’s nervous, anxious assistant.
MR. BARDOLPH- any ethnicity, male, middle-aged, a solicitor, dry and professional.
by Kenneth Jones: Director Connie Norwood
First rehearsal on/about July 24th
Performance Dates: September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1
GARTH WILLIAMS and OTHERS- White, male, 50ish or older, frisky, dry, funny, sardonic, also assumes the role of aged sickly Alabama State Representative BOBBY CRONE; sincere Montgomery newspaper reporter HERSCHEL WEBB; fiery segregationist columnist HENRY BRANCH; a folky RAIO ANNOUNCER; and two silent WHITE PASSERBY. This requires a charismatic chameleon actor with range and gravitas.
LILY WHITFIELD- White, female, 30’s, genteel Alabama accent. She has enjoyed the benefits of a racist system and has not questioned it.
JOSHUA MOORE- Black, male, 30’s, upwardly mobile, middle-class, suppressed Alabama accent. He left Alabama years ago and settled in the North. He is politically active, kind, aspirational, worldly, and a disciple of Dr. King.
SENATOR E.W. HIGGINS- White, male, 50ish, or more. Pronounced Alabama accent. He is an active racist, and a bully, Not as smart as he thinks he is, but influential.
EMILY WHEELOCK REED- White, female, 50ish or more, the State Librarian of Alabama, born in North Carolina and raised in Indiana. No southern accent. She is all-business, and does not suffer fools. An introvert of exceptional character.
THOMAS FRANKLIN- White, male, late 20’s, reference librarian, Emily’s “in the closet” assistant.
Pronounced Alabama accent, genteel, efficient, slightly uncomfortable in his own skin.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon and adapted by Simon Stephens: Director: Kat Ross Kline
First rehearsal on/about September 18th
Performance Dates: November 3,4,5,10,11,12,17,18,19
*CHRISTOPHER- any ethnicity, male, 15 (or pass for 15). Exceptional at mathematics, but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He exhibits behavior associated with Asperger’s Syndrome, thought what is most important is that he is different. English accent.
SIOBHAN- any ethnicity, adult female mid 20’s- late 40’s, Christopher’s teacher and mentor. She strives to teach Christopher how society works and how to behave within its guidelines. She is professional, caring, calm, and sensitive to his situation. English, Irish, Welsh or Scottish accent.
ED- any ethnicity, male, late 30’s-50sh, Christopher’s father; estranged from his wife and struggling as a single parent, trying to raise his son as best he can. Gruff and brusque, he has difficulty conveying his emotions but loves his son deeply. Working middle-class English accent.
JUDY- any ethnicity, female, late 30’s-50ish- Christopher’s mother; estranged from her husband, is a working-class woman who has no support system to raise her son. Working middle-class English accent.
COMPANY DOUBLING:-3 males, 3 females, any ethnicity
VOICE ONE, MRS. SHEARS, MRS. GASCOYNE, WOMAN ON TRAIN, SHOPKEEPER- female 35+, any ethnicity
VOICE TWO, ROGER (MR. SHEARS), DUTY SERGEANT, MR. WISE, MAN BEHIND COUNTER, DRUNK ONE- male, 35+, any ethnicity
VOICE THREE, POLICEMAN, MR. THOMPSON, DRUNK TWO, MAN WITH SOCKS, LONDON POLICEMAN- male 20+ any ethnicity
VOICE FOUR, REVEREND PETERS, UNCLE TERRY, STATION POLICEMAN, STATION GUARD- male. 40+, any ethnicity
VOICE FIVE, NO. 40, LADY IN STREET, INFORMATION, PUNK GIRL- female, 20-40, any ethnicity
VOICE SIX, MRS. ALEXANDER, POSH WOMAN- female 60+, any ethnicity
*Denotes Equity actor
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