FLINT REPERTORY THEATRE 2021-22 SEASON GENERAL AUDITIONS VIDEO SUBMISSIONS AEA AND NON-UNION CONTRACT: AEA SPT-3

Flint Repertory Theatre is seeking AEA and Non-Union actors for the 2021-22 Season. For the health and safety of our staff and artists, we will be accepting video submissions only this season.

Flint Rep is committed to diversity and encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please provide a video of a short monologue no longer than 2 minutes.
Those wishing to be considered for musicals should submit a monologue no longer than 2 minutes and a contemporary musical theatre song with your own accompaniment. 

Email submissions along with a digital copy of your headshot and resume. Videos can be submitted via a link to your Vimeo, Youtube, personal website or other online account you prefer. Videos should be viewable without requiring downloads. Deadline: October 10, 2021. 

Submit: casting@FlintRep.org 

Flint Rep is a fully vaccinated company with Actors Equity and all actors must provide proof of vaccination before rehearsals.

SEEKING ROLES FOR THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTIONS:

THE FANTASTICKS

Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Directed by Michael Lluberes
Rehearsals: November 2 – December 1, 2021
Performances: December 3 - December 19, 2021
Reimagined Landmark Musical – a fresh rewrite by Tom Jones in collaboration with director Michael Lluberes that reimagines the lovers at the center of the story as two young men.

SEEKING:

[THE NARRATOR/EL GALLO] Male, 30’s-50’s. Narrator of this memory play. Think Spalding Gray. Magnetic and mysterious. Working something out through the telling of this story. Baritone (low A to high G, strong in the lower range). Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[LEWIS]: Male, 20’s to play 16. The center of the story. Gay kid in a small town. Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, the world is black and white and he dreams in Technicolor. Dramatic. Emotional. Flamboyant. Vulnerable. Lewis is unabashedly who he is. Has a rich fantasy life, full of fabulousness. Tenor. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[MATT]: Male, 20’s. Gay kid in a small town. Buttoned up. Has fallen in love with the boy next door and going through an identity explosion. Baritenor. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[HATTIE MAE] Female, 40-60. Lewis’ mom. Middle aged single mother of a gay son in a small town. A button sewer. Exasperated by her son, she doesn’t know what to do with him. Loves vegetables. Feminine. Has a secret rich fantasy life, which come out in private with Mildred. Must have great comic timing. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[MILDRID] Female, 40-60. Matt’s mom. Middle aged single mother of a gay son in a small town. Former Navy. Masculine. A gardener. Has a secret rich fantasy life, which come out in private with Hattie Mae. Must have great comic timing. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[HENRY] “The Old Actor”. Male, 60+. Ancient camp queen, very down on his luck. Played a million theatres, smoked a million cigarettes. Has seen and done it all. Very funny and very dark. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[MORTIMER] “The Man Who Dies”. Male, 45+. Henry’s partner. Physical actor. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[THE MUTE]: Female, 20-50. A mystery. Silent. Physical actor. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

WRONG RIVER

By Josh Wilder
Directed by Jeremiah Davison
Rehearsals: January 4 – February 3, 2022
Performances: February 4 - 20, 2022

World premiere play about an African-American family in Flint during the water crisis

SEEKING:

[VICK] A young father caught up in the world. Lead poisoned. African American.  

[LEAH] A young woman caught up in the world. Mother to Dayla. Lisa’s baby sister. Lead poisoned. African American.

[DAYLA] Vick and Leah’s daughter. Very aware. Loves watching TV. Lead-poisoned with future complications in adulthood. 18+ to play teen. African American.

[LISA] Used to be caught up. A teacher. Leah’s big sister. African American.

[DANTÉ] Victor’s cousin. A young man rebuilding himself, but can’t seem to get there just yet. African American.

[JUNE] Grandmother to Dayla. A ghost. Lead poisoned. African American.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN

By Arthur Miller
Directed by Michael Lluberes
Rehearsals: February 22 – March 24, 2022 
Performances: March 25 - April 10, 2022

One of the greatest American plays of all time starring two-time Tony Nominee Lewis J. Stadlen as Willy Loman.

SEEKING:

[WILLY LOMAN] Cast.

[LINDA LOMAN] Female, 50’s-60’s. Willy’s loving wife. She is even-tempered, utterly devoted to Willy. She struggles to nurture and love her family and be the anchor and support they need. Linda suffers through Willy’s grandiose dreams and self-delusions. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[BIFF LOMAN] Cast.

[HAPPY LOMAN] Male, 32. Willy’s younger son who has always lived in his older brother’s shadow. He compensates by pretending to be overly-confident, but in reality doesn’t know himself. He is popular, a womanizer and he dreams of corporate success and wealth. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[CHARLEY] Cast.

[BERNARD] Male, 32. Charlie’s son. Biff and Happy’s childhood friend. 
The nerdy smart kid in high school who worshipped Biff and was the object of the Loman boys’ derision.  He’s grown up to become a quietly successful attorney. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[BEN] Male, 50’s-70’s. Willy’s successful brother who became a diamond tycoon after a detour to Africa. He is dead, but Willy frequently speaks to him in his hallucinations of the past. He is Willy’s role model although he is much older and has no real relationship with Willy. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[THE WOMAN] Female, 30’s-50’s. Willy’s mistress. They meet in a hotel room in Boston and her attention boosts Willy’s fragile ego. A survivor. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[HOWARD WAGNER] Male, 30’s. Willy’s boss. He inherited the business from his father. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities. Also plays 

[JENNY] Female, 20’s. Charley’s secretary. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[STANLEY] Male, 30’s. Wisecracking waiter at Frank’s Chop House. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[MISS FORSYTHE] Female, 20’s. A “model” who has an encounter with Biff and Happy. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

[LETTA] Female, 20’s. Miss Forsythe’s friend. Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.

NEW WORKS FESTIVAL

Rehearsals: April 19-21, 2022
Performances: April 22-April 24, 2022

SEEKING a variety of actors for staged readings of new plays and musicals.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

Book and Lyrics by Gordon Leary
Music by Julia Meinwald
Rehearsals: May 3 – June 2, 2022
Performances: June 3 – 19, 2022

World premiere musical about the 1996 U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics Team.

SEEKING:

[AMY CHOW] Female, 20’s to play 18. Chinese-American. From San Jose, California. Multi-talented, she’s also a competitive diver and a piano prodigy, but she’s unbothered by it all. Quietly self-assured. [G3-E5]

[DOMINIQUE DAWES] Female, 20’s to play 19. African-American. From Silver Spring, Maryland. Calm, warm, and poised. She is supremely talented but has often fumbled in major international competitions, though she hopes to break that streak in her second trip to the Olympics. (The first black gymnast from any country to win Olympic gold.) [F3-E5]

[ELFI SCHLEGEL] Female, 32. As direct, technical, and stern as her male counterparts. Former Canadian gymnast who missed her chance at competing in the 1980 Olympics when Canada boycotted the games. But she’s not bitter. [G3-D#4] Ethnicity: All Ethnicities.