Other Voices seeks to collaborate with and create excellent roles for
actors of all races, ages, genders, orientations, and body types.
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WHEN & WHERE
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Callbacks are by invitation only. Callbacks will be:
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PRODUCERS: Other Voices in association with the Playwrights Center of San Francisco.
DIRECTOR: Wesley Cayabyab
An Ensemble cast of seven actors will play 25 different roles in seven different one-act plays. All actors should be able to do contemporary comedic and tragic roles.
Note: Configuration of the following ensemble roles may change slightly to best suit the talents of the selected ensemble.
ENSEMBLE 1: African American female playable ages 45-65
This part will play LAUREN, LILY, NANA.
Roles are: LAUREN, woman working with her therapist on dealing with a comotose father who once voted ‘mistakenly” for “the orange man;” LILY, whose husband is dying because of health care “repeal;" and NANA, a retired school teacher who knows better than her daughter how to deal with illegal guns.
ENSEMBLE 2: African American female playable ages 25-45
This part will play KAREN, MIKA, CHRIS.
Roles are: KAREN, a politically radical school teacher who is trying to make a white “friend” understand just how dangerous guns are; MIKA, a lesbian mother who is on the run with her 11 year old daughter; and CHRIS, a subordinate in the Fake News world who begins to have a conscience attack.
ENSEMBLE 3: Hispanic female, playable ages 25-40
This part will play JENNA, GRACE, MARIA.
Roles are: JENNA, a bisexual militant female who is part of the “resistance;” GRACE, a feminist playing a war of tweets against two friends of a different persuasion; and MARIA an “illegal” immigrant trying desperately to cross the border.
ENSEMBLE 4 - Caucasian female, playable ages 18-35 (also an 11 year old)
This part will play HALEY, HANNAH, ANNE, TWEET and TALLY.
HALEY, an 11 year old chronicler of LGBTQ outsiders trying to flee a hostile government; HANNAH, a Jewish American who is dealing with pregnancy, AIDS, and her father’s love; ANNE, an activist teacher who turns to an African American friend for help with a “gun problem;” TWEET, a tweeter in the style of Trump; and TALLY, a peaceful “resistance” protester who is under arrest because of a presidential order.
ENSEMBLE 5: Male, any race/ethnicity, playable ages 45-65
This part will play DAD, BRADDOCK, DONGLE and AGENT MARKS.
DAD, an overly-supportive and inappropriately loving Jewish father; BRADDOCK, a border patrol agent on the lookout for foreigners who have the wrong accent; DONGLE, a tweeter with a vengeance; and AGENT MARKS, a federal agent who explains the new legal regime to a young protestor.
ENSEMBLE 6: Caucasian male, playable ages 35-50
This part will play REYNOLDS, RICK and BANNON.
REYNOLDS, a Border patrol agent who is bored because the wall has stopped immigration; RICK, a gay male, who refuses to believe the government can arrest “all of us,” and BANNON, a head of a fake news company.
ENSEMBLE 7: Any gender/gender identity, any race/ethnicity, playable ages 25-40
This part will play CAM, RABBI, JOHN and SCULLY:
CAM, a trans female, fleeing from the governmental police because a far-reaching Constitutional amendment gave the President rights to arrest LGBTQ persons; RABBI, an actor pretending to be a Jewish Rabbi; JOHN, a loyal Republican party member who will do anything to keep his boss in power; and SCULLY an agent of an authoritarian government.
PAY / PERKS
$250 Stipend paid to actors for rehearsal and performance.
Rehearsals begin Saturday, July 29th, 2017 and run through September 9th 2016
Four performances only*:
Call times are one hour before curtain.
All performances will be at the Exit Theatre - Main Stage; 156 Eddy St.; San Francisco, CA 94102 which is central location convenient to BART
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