AUDITION INFORMATION

Date: Saturday, July 8 & Sunday, July 9

Time: 11 AM – 4 PM

Location:  Tegeler Hall, 3550 Lindell Blvd St. Louis, MO 63103 (see map below)

  • Carlo Auditorium (Saint Louis University Campus)
  • Street Parking
  • Across the street from Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante at 3515 Lindell Blvd.

Contact: Please e-mail contact.solidlinesproductions@gmail.com in order to set up an audition slot.

We will be asking actors to schedule 1.5 hours to read sides from various scripts for the season. Please show up 10 minutes before your audition time or you may not be seen, as we have much to get through and do not want to waste anyone’s time by falling behind.

Time slots on both days are:

  • 11am – 12:30pm
  • 1pm – 2:30pm
  • 2:30pm – 4pm

Preparation materials: We will provide sides at the audition for cold reads. Please bring a headshot and resume, and be ready to write out your schedule through June of 2018 as it currently stands.

Finally, if you wish to perform some prepared material for us at auditions, please prepare a monologue of your choice that is no longer than 1 minute.

SHOW INFORMATION

Our season consists of staged readings of Jane Martin’s KEELY AND DU (October 2017), Lynn Nottage’s BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK (November 2017), Tarell Alvin McCraney’s MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET (February 2018), Sarah Kane’s 4.48 PSYCHOSIS (March 2018), Genny Lim’s PAPER ANGELS (May 2018) and Audrey Cefaly’s FIN & EUBA (June 2018).

The following is our casting breakdown. Please read thoroughly, as we are casting very diverse shows and would greatly appreciate the referrals of any and all actors to our auditions.

KEELY AND DU, directed by Susan Kopp (October 2017 performances)

  • DU, sixty-five, any ethnicity
  • WALTER, fifties, any ethnicity
  • KEELY, early thirties, any ethnicity
  • COLE, thirties, any ethnicity

BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, directed by Shualee Cook (November 2017 performance)

  • VERA STARK, twenty-eight, African American
  • GLORIA MITCHELL, twenty-eight, bi-racial
  • LEROY BARKSDALE/HERB FORRESTER, African-American
  • LOTTIE MCBRIDE/CARMEN LEVY-GREEN, twenties, “heavyset,” African-American
  • ANNA MAE SIMPKINS/AFUA ASSATA EJOBO, “very very fair-skinned African American”
  • MR. SLASVICK/BRAD DONOVAN, white
  • MAXIMILLIAN VON OSTER/PETER RHYS-DAVIES, white

MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET, directed by Jackie Chambers (February 2018 performances)

  • MARCUS ESHU, sixteen; a young man of color
  • OSHOOSI SIZE, a spirit, brother to Ogun Size
  • OBA, mother to Marcus, a young mother of color
  • OGUN SIZE, brother to Oshoosi Size; a man of color
  • OSHA, seventeen; a young woman of color
  • SHAUNTA IYUN, eighteen; a young woman of color
  • SHUN, mother of Osha, a young mother of color
  • ELEGUA, aunt to Ogun and Oshoosi Size, a woman of color
  • SHUA or JOSHUA, a man of color
  • TERRELL, a young man of color

4.48 PSYCHOSIS, directed by Igor Stevanovic (March 2018 performance)

  • *At least one actress, possibly another two actresses or actors, any age, any ethnicity

PAPER ANGELS, directed by Christopher LaBanca (May 2018 performance)

  • LUM, young man, Asian-American
  • FONG, middle-aged man, Asian-American
  • LEE, a young man, Asian-American
  • CHIN GUNG, an older man, Asian-American
  • MEI LAI, a young woman, Asian-American
  • KU LING, a young woman, Asian-American
  • CHIN MOO, an older woman, Asian-American
  • MISS CHAN, any age, Asian-American
  • INSPECTOR, any age, male, white
  • WARDEN, middle-aged, male, white
  • GUARD HENDERSON, any age, male, white
  • MISS GREGORY, any age, female, white

FIN & EUBA, directed by David Wassilak (June 2018 performance)

  • FIN, any age, female, any ethnicity
  • EUBA, any age, female, any ethnicity

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