HARRIET TELLS IT LIKE IT IS – Albany EPA
Capital Repertory Theatre |Albany, NY
LOCATION Capital Repertory Theatre: NEW 2021 251 North Pearl St Albany, NY 12207
PERSONNEL Chief Administrative Officer: Philip Morris
Associate Director & Dramaturg, Susan Spain
Expected to attend: Producing Artistic Director: Maggie MancinelliCahill
Director: Margaret E. Hall
OTHER DATES First Rehearsal: February 9, 2023
First Performance: Monday, February 27, 2023
Closing Performance: Saturday, March 25, 2023
OTHER There are no overnight stays on the tour.
Contract includes travel and housing.
Vaccination Policy: All actors, designers, crew members and staff at Capital Rep are required to be fully vaccinated with at least one booster.
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.
Notice: Audition Call Type: EPA HARRIET TELLS IT LIKE IT IS –
AUDITION DATE Monday, January 9, 2023 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (E) Lunch 1:00PM – 2:00PM
APPOINTMENTS To sign up for an audition time, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Equity actors do not need to sign up in advance. If you cannot attend auditions but still wish to submit yourself via video, please reach out to email@example.com for information.
CONTRACT TYA $558 weekly minimum
SEEKING Equity actors for roles in HARRIET TELLS IT LIKE IT IS by Karen Jones Meadows (See breakdown). Capital Rep is committed to building a workplace that is both creative and progressive. To that end, we seek a broad spectrum of candidates including women, people of color, all cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities. We celebrate individual differences, and we strive to treat everyone with fairness and respect. Capital Rep does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans’ status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
PREPARATION Please prepare a one-minute comedic or dramatic monologue of your choosing, or the short monologue from the play AND a short verse from a spiritual of your choosing, or one from the play. Audition materials may be found at: capitalrep.org/auditions .
Equity encourages everyone participating in the auditions to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at www.broadwayreliefproject.com/singersmask. We encourage members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms. The maximum capacity in the holding room is: 309 The maximum capacity in the audition room is: 309
For over a decade, Capital Repertory Theatre’s TYA touring “On The Go in-School” productions have been presented in a variety of schools and environments throughout the Capital Region to very diverse audiences. Actors should enjoy performing for and interacting with young audiences (elementary and middle school students). There are post-show discussions after every performance (time permitting). Please note that the TYA work week is Monday – Saturday.
SYNOPSIS: Travel back in time and journey North on the Underground Railroad with Harriet Tubman. Harriet shares her story of bravery, struggle, and triumph as she fights for her freedom and the freedom of countless other African slaves. The story is told by one actor and an African drummer.
SEEKING: Harriet Tubman: (mid-late 20s) Versatile, physically agile, quick study. Harriet as she grows from a 6- year-old child into an elderly woman. Comfortable singing spirituals a cappella.