Call for Artists and Performers
SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN
A West Coast Premiere
by Martin Zimmerman
Directed by Michael John Garcés
Casting Director: Michael Donovan
Monday, June 1, 2015
2pm – 8pm
One hour break for dinner 5pm – 6pm
No appointments - auditioners will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. You will arrive and sign in for a time slot. No phone calls please. If you have a question please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note we will NOT accept online submissions, nor will we take rain checks or make appointments at this email address.
FOR ALL CHARACTERS: Please bring a headshot and resume and prepare a one-minute contemporary monologue.
Character descriptions listed below.
LOCATION: Boston Court Performing Arts Center
70 N. Mentor Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
Parking lot is located behind the building but please enter through the front of the building into the lobby. There is also nearby street parking available.
CONTRACT: AEA 99-seat (Non-union okay)
RATE: $500 one-time rehearsal stipend, plus $25 per performance
Rehearsals Begin – 8/18/15
Tech – 9/18 – 9/20/15
Dress Rehearsals – 9/22 – 9/24/15
Previews Begin – 9/25/15
Opening – 10/4/15
Runs through 11/1/15 with possible extension through 11/15/15
Performance Schedule: Thurs-Sat evenings, Sunday matinees (one added Wed. evening performance on 10/28/15)
A fable of revenge and redemption, the people of a Latin American village are reeling from the impact of a devastating civil war when a mysterious plague begins to ravage their children. An embittered doctor discovers that he could be their savior, but he must wrestle with his own soul to discover whether he wants to offer compassion or retribution.
MOISES – Male, early 40s, Latino or Native American. The town doctor. Very intelligent, often conflicted. Defies government orders in order to do what he thinks is right. Actor should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary.
BELEN - Female, Latina or Native American, mid 30s. A nurse, she is Moises’ wife. Encourages and enables her husband to do what they both know is the right thing to do. Actor should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary.
EUGENIO - Male, Latino or Native American, early 40s – 60. The town priest. Fearful, unable to live up to his ideals. Actor should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary.
MONICA – Female, Latina or Native American, mid-late 20s. Luis’ wife. Ranges from passionate and impatient with her husband to being the compassionate and worried mother of a very sick child. Actor should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary.
LUIS - Male, Latino or Native American, early 30s. A soldier, married to Monica. Ranges from playful and sexy with his wife to being a heartless soldier in charge. Actor should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary.
THE TOWN – Male and Female, Latin or Native American, 18 – 60, all types. Actors should be able to speak Spanish convincingly – fluency not necessary. Three actors to play the people of the town, who act as a sort of Greek chorus. They are a dynamic group of distinct individuals who each have a personal need to tell this story. They comment, they contribute, they confess, they defend, they enrage, etc.
Also seeking understudies for all roles; understudies are guaranteed two performances outside of the regular run, and are paid a one-time $250 rehearsal stipend, plus $25 per performance.
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