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|Created Date||February 01, 2023|
|Expiration Date||March 03, 2023|
|Project Title||Twelfth Night|
Seeking: Actors of diverse race and ethnicity for a music-inflected Afro-futurist production.
Director: Carl Cofield
Casting Director: Bob Mason
Casting Associate: Alexis Taylor
Malvolio (40s-60s) African American or BIPOC, must have outstanding comic timing, masterful command of language. An actor of the highest order.
Viola/Cesario: (mid 20's - 30's) An African, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or Afro-Latinx woman who is charming, witty, enjoys language and uses it to express a wide emotional range.
Olivia: (mid 20's - late 30's) An African, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or Afro-Latinx countess, beautiful and rich. Graceful, regal, and expressive, she is adamant about not falling in love - until she meets Cesario.
Sebastian: (mid 20's -30's) An African, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or Afro- Latinx man; Viola's twin brother.
Maria: (mid 30's -mid 40's) A woman of color. Olivia's comedic gentlewoman. Clever, resourceful and in love with Sir Toby Belch.
Sir Toby Belch: (40's - 50's) A man of color. Olivia's riotous uncle. Falstaffian. A magnificent and comedic wit.
Sir Andrew Aguecheek: (30's - 40's) A man of any ethnicity. A foolish and comedic knight upon whom Sir Toby is sponging.
Orsino: (30's) African, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or Afro-Latinx Duke of Illyria. Handsome, poetic and mercurial, full of passion.
Feste: (30's -40's) An African, African-American, Afro-Caribbean, or Afro-Latinx man or woman, Olivia's fool. Extremely witty, excellent singer and musician, and a strong mover. Could play an instrument.
Fabian: (30's) A man of color. Servant of Olivia who plots revenge against Malvolio.
Antonio/Sea Captain: (50's) A man or woman of color; friend of Sebastian and Viola.
Pay: $600 weekly non-AEA, $1056 weekly AEA
Rehearsal: September 2023 Previews: October 2023 Opens: Late-October 2023 Closes: early December 2023
Prepare one classical piece (verse preferred) and one contemporary piece; or two classical pieces or 2 contemporary pieces. 3 min total. American accents.
You are not required to select pieces from TWELFTH NIGHT.
Taped auditions accepted here: https://forms.gle/qRtCSMXJr8xxeGYo9
Taped auditions accepted at https://forms.gle/qRtCSMXJr8xxeGYo9