Auditions

CAPITAL REPERTORY THEATRE 2016-17 SEASON
Equity Principal Auditions
 
Call Type: Equity Principal
Contract: LORT D Non-Rep: starts at $618/week minimum
Producing Artistic Director:  Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Chief Executive Officer:  Philip Morris
NY Casting Director:  Stephanie Klapper, CSA
 
Capital Repertory Theatre THEY BUILT AMERICA – NYC EPA
Capital Repertory Theatre | Albany, NY
 
 
Date of Audition:
2/6/17
 
Region: Eastern | Type: Audition
Call Type
EPA
 
Time(s)
Monday, February 6, 2017
9:30AM-1:30PM (call backs to follow)
Lunch 1:30-2pm
Contract
TYA; $489/week AEA min.
 
Location
Actors Equity Association
165 W. 46th St. Studio A
New York, NY
 
Seeking
Actor/singers for various roles in THEY BUILT AMERICA.
 
See breakdown for info.
 
Preparation
1.   two sides (available from casting@capitalrep.org or online at capitalrep.org/auditions)
2.   up tempo traditional folksong of your choice (accompanied on your instrument)
Bring picture and resume, stapled together. 
 
Other Dates
See breakdown for show dates.
 
Personnel
Producing Artistic Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Chief Administrative Officer: Philip Morris
Co-Directed by:  Margaret Hall and Matthew Winning
 
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions. EMCs will be seen as time allows.
 
Breakdown
THEY BUILT AMERICA
by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill
Co-Directed by:  Margaret Hall and Matthew Winning
Producer:  Capital Repertory Theatre, 111 N. Pearl St., Albany, NY 12207
Contract:  TYA  TYA:
First rehearsal:  03/02/17 Runs: 03/20/17 - 4/13/17
 
They Built America, an original work celebrates the real men, women and children, politicians, farmers, merchants and laborers who built the Erie Canal. The story chronicles the journey of Kelly McPhearson, an Irish lass, who disguises herself as a boy to become a worker on the canal.  Four actors portray more than 20 characters who were instrumental in the creation of the miraculous waterway that transformed America from a burgeoning country into a great nation.
NOTE:  All actors must play an instrument from those listed in breakdowns. Ethnically diverse casting.
 
 
SEEKING:
 
 (2) Males
20s-40s. Physically adept actor/musicians who will portray a variety of characters ie: Politicians, Immigrant Workers, Canal Engineers, etc. Good with accents (Irish, German, Italian and Norwegian), and can play the guitar, banjo, or fiddle (violin). Harmonica and melodica players a plus.
(1) Female
20s-40s. Physically adept actor/musicians to portray a variety of characters, both male and female, ie: Politicians, Immigrant Workers, Canal Engineers, etc. Good with accents (Irish, English, German, Italian and Norwegian), and can play guitar, banjo, or fiddle (violin).

Other Information
 
Capital Repertory Theatre’s TYA Touring “On-The-Go” 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). Actors must also be collegial and adaptive. There are no overnight stays on the tour. The TYA workweek is Monday – Saturday. Company housing provided.