EMOTIONAL CREATURE Open Call Notice
Stephanie Klapper Casting, in conjunction with Amy Potozkin (Artistic Associate and Casting Director of Berkeley Rep), will be holding an open call for the new play EMOTIONAL CREATURE by Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues), directed by Jo Bonney.
Date: Thursday April 5, 2012
Location: Pearl Studios (500 8th Avenue, Studio 1215)
Time: 1:00-5:00. Sign up begins at noon.
Please prepare: A contemporary monologue and a brief song (rock, pop, hip hop, folk, etc.) of your choice.
EMOTIONAL CREATURE deals with many issues that face girls across the globe. Some of the issues dealt with in EMOTIONAL CREATURE are body image, name-calling, anorexia/bulimia, gender stereotypes, diseases, sexuality, sexual orientation, teenage pregnancy and abortion, abuse, sex slavery, rape, female circumcision, education, empowerment, etc. For more information about the V-Day movement please view www.vday.org
Six actresses: 18 - 20’s (to play teen girls 14 – 18). We are assembling a multi-talented ensemble of young women of all ethnicities to represent the Global World of this piece. All need to have great singing voices and dance/move well (a “real” quality vs. musical theatre quality). Seeking at least one actress who can rap. All must have amazing personalities. It is imperative that we believe they are real people, authentic and not actors. The more global the piece, the better. All must be able to play teenagers credibly. They could be poets or stand up comics, rappers and singers, androgynous to feminine. All must have citizenship or be permanent resident (ie: green card).
Theatre: Berkeley Repertory Theatre
First rehearsal: May 18, 2012
First preview: June 14, 2012
Opening: June 22, 2012
Close: July 15 2012 (with probable extension into August)
Contract: LORT B $800/week plus housing and roundtrip travel.
There is a strong probability that the show will move to New York post Berkeley. Actors need to be able to provide their own New York residence. Housing will be for them while in provided in Berkeley.
Note: Please send an email at email@example.com and let them know you’re planning to attend. Please bring a picture and resume with you, if you have them.
Courtesy of NYU’s Asian American Theater Alliance.