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Ensemble Cast for Professional Independent Theatre Production (NY Accents)

Ensemble Cast for Professional Independent Theatre Production (NY Accents)

Queensland, Australia. Apply from all Australia.
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Expressions of interest for theatre casting for Australian premiere production of a brilliant new American play set across 4 generations from the 1950s to present, as their lives intersect and pull apart.

Experienced ensemble theatre actors with excellent US dialect training.

ALL submissions are open to actors of any gender and any ethnicity. Essential character traits (playing age, dialects, physical combat) and essential actor traits (ensemble experience) are listed below, and should guide submissions accordingly.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Prospective run in Brisbane, rehearsals Feb-Mar with performances Mar 31-Apr 18 with intent to tour.

Job payment

Paid - Paid


All applicants for the male roles please note any proficiency with piano. All applicants for the female roles please note any proficiency with vocals.

Edited 02 January 2021


Male, plays from late 30s to 60s, Brooklyn, Jewish

Proficiency in piano and Brooklyn accent required. Exceptional dramatic skill. Plays son and father. Ensemble theatre experience particularly important for this role, as a different actor will play his earlier years. Passion for collaborative and exploratory character work essential.

Anyone, aged 32 to 64

Applications closed 24 January 2021.

Female character, 40s, plays late 30s to 60s

The matriarch, a WASP, slight Brooklyn accent. Ensemble theatre experience particularly important for this role, as a different actress will play her earlier years. Passion for collaborative and exploratory character work essential.

Anyone, aged 38 to 64

Applications closed 24 January 2021.

Young teen, male-presenting but all actors welcome

'90s child, genius by IQ but mercilessly bullied at school. Ages pre-teen to high school years. Can be played by an actor over 18 or younger, character is male-identifying but can be played by an actor of any gender. This character is authentic, sweet, honest to a fault.

Anyone, aged 10 to 24

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Female character, plays 20s-40s, general US accent

The older daughter, born late '60s. Alpha woman, strong and regal - except when she's not. Requires actress of superb dramatic skill to portray the decades-long destruction of a perfect life. General American accent (slight Brooklyn dialect a plus).

Female, aged 25 to 45

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Adult version of the teen character, male, 20s

Genius-level IQ. Adult version of the child we see through his teens. Ensemble theatre experience particularly important for this role, as a different actor will play his earlier years, and this actor will also play his father. Challenging role. Passion for collaborative and exploratory character work essential. Some fight combat experience preferred.

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Listing created: 1 January 2021
Applications closed: 24 January 2021
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