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Gulfshore Playhouse operates under an SPT-10 agreement with the Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Gulfshore Playhouse hosts Equity and non-Equity auditions each spring both locally and in New York City for its mainstage season.

Upcoming Auditions

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GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE 2019-2020 SEASON – NAPLES FL EPA

Notice: Audition

Call Type: EPA

Audition Date
Monday, May 13th and Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
9:00am – 5:00pm
Lunch 12 to 1

Location
The Norris Center
755 8th Avenue S
Naples, FL 34102

Appointments
No advance appointments. Actors will be seen on a first come, first seen basis. AEA receives priority, but non-AEA actors may also be seen as time permits.

Personnel
Kristen Coury, Artistic Director
Jeffrey Binder, Associate Artistic Director
Hester Kamin, Director of Education

CONTRACT
SPT
Cat. 10; $749/week AEA minimum

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles in the upcoming Season.

PREPARATION
Please prepare two contrasting monologues approximately one minute each – one classical and one contemporary. One should be comedy and the other drama. Additionally, bring picture and resume.

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE 2019-2020 SEASON – NAPLES FL EPA
Gulfshore Playhouse | Naples, FL

Mainstage

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Director: Peter Amster
First Rehearsal: October 22nd,2019
First Preview: November 14th,2019
Opens: November 16th,2019
Closes: December 29th,2019

2f/3m

Freddie Filmore – M/40s-50s/any ethnicity: Plays a variety of roles including the radio Announcer and Potter. A polished, self-assured personality who must voice and play a multitude of characters.

CAST Jake Laurents – M/30s-40s/any ethnicity: Plays the role of George Bailey during the radio broadcast. This role has been cast.

Sally Applewhite – F/30s-40s/any ethnicity: Plays the role of Mary Hatch. Wholesome, down to earth, smart, and funny.

Lana Sherwood – F/20s/any ethnicity: Precocious, youthful, and sassy. Lana voices and plays a range of characters including Violet, Rose Bailey, and Zuzu.

Harry “Jazzbo” Heywood – M/30s-50s/any ethnicity: Will voice and play a range of characters, primarily Clarence the Angel.

TBA
Director: Kristen Coury
First Rehearsal: December 17th,2019
First Preview: January 9th, 2020
Opens: January 11th, 2020
Closes: February 2nd, 2020

2f/2m

F/20s-30s/Latina/Hispanic – 29 years old from New Mexico. A PhD student with a deep passion for anthropology, the environment, and gardening. While preparing to give birth to her first child, she is energetic, determined, passionate. Some Spanish required.

M/20s-30s/Latina/Hispanic – 31 year old lawyer from Chile. He comes from an affluent family, he is smart, ambitious, and driven to move up in the world and at work. Minimal Spanish required.

CAST F/50s-70s – An assertive, affluent, socially-savvy engineer. This role has been cast.

CAST M/60s-70s – A retiree who gets worked up easily, but he finds calm in his garden which he is deeply passionate about. This role has been cast.

The Lady Demands Satisfaction
Director: Jeffrey Binder
First Rehearsal: January 21st,2020
First Preview: February 13th, 2020
Opens: February 15th, 2020
Closes: March 15th, 2020

5f/2m

Trothe Pepperston – F/20s/any ethnicity: A fifteen year old heiress who suddenly discovers she must learn to fence or risk losing her fortune. Lovesick, ambitious, and extremely naive.

Duchess Theodosia Pepperston – F/40s-50s/any ethnicity: The finest swordswoman in the land. Theodosia is proud, fierce, and extremely intimidating. Must be skilled in fencing.

Penelope – F/30s-40s/any ethnicity: A crafty servant who cares greatly for Trothe, but is motivated to help outwit those who would seek to take her inheritance away in part because it would benefit her.

Tilly – F/20s-30s/any ethnicity: A servant who aids Penelope in her schemes to help Trothe. A skilled swordswoman, Tilly dresses in disguise as a great Prussian swordsmaster to aid in the plot to help Trothe keep her inheritance.

Luitger (Eleanore) – F/30s-40s/any ethnicity: A Prussian swordsmaster, the epitome of a noble – grandiose and arrogant. She passes as a man throughout most of the play and speaks only in German.

Lord Abernathy – M/50s+/any ethnicity: A well-meaning, hapless gentlemen who was the closest friend to Trothe’s late father.

Osric – M/20s/any ethnicity: A poet who appears to be naive and innocent and is chasing after Trothe’s affections. Trothe is positively in love with the person she believes Osiric is, but he uses it as a front to hide his darker motives.

The Lion in Winter
Director: Kristen Coury
First Rehearsal: March 3rd,2020
First Preview: March 26th, 2020
Opens: March 28th, 2020
Closes: April 19th, 2020

2f/5m

CAST Henry Plantagenet – M/50: The King of England whose aim is to ensure his kingdom remains unified after he dies. Henry is more spontaneous and emotional than his wife, whom he has kept imprisoned for many years. This role has been cast.

Eleanor of Aquitaine – F/50s-60s/any ethnicity: A schemer and a manipulator, Eleanor is always calculating her strategy. She holds great authority, has a strong presence, and is more than capable of holding her own in a male-dominated world. This role has been cast.

John – M/20s/any ethnicity: The youngest son of Henry and Eleanor and certainly the weakest. Though favored by Henry, John usually acts out of fear and is generally sulky and sullen.

Geoffrey – M/20s/any ethnicity: One of Henry and Eleanor’s sons, Geoffrey is often thought of as the brains of the family. He is charming and attractive but cold and calculating. Geoffrey longs greatly for the love of his parents.

Richard the Lionheart – M/20s-30s/any ethnicity: The eldest son and a war hero. Richard is impressive, striking, and temperamental. Seemingly the strongest both in stature and in constitution.

Alais Capet – F/20s/any ethnicity: Mistress of the King. Alais is underestimated because of her seeming innocence, but the guise hides her intellect and ruthlessness.

Philip Capet – M/20s/any ethnicity: The young King of France who is not at first as skilled in political manipulation as Henry. However, he is incredibly observant and keen to learn.

The Niceties
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: April 6th,2020
First Preview: April 30th, 2020
Opens: May 1st, 2020
Closes: May 17th, 2020

2f

Janine Bosko – F/50s-60s/white: A history professor in her early 60s. She is seasoned, professional, and sharply intelligent. She believes herself to be progressive, but her world views and patience are put to the test by Zoe.

Zoe Reed – F/20s/Black: A 20-year-old college student preparing to graduate. Zoe is willful, intelligent, and hungry to make a difference in the world. Unwilling to compromise, Zoe holds her own against authority and believes strongly in the righteousness of her actions.
ADDITIONALLY, GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE EDUCATION IS LOOKING TO CAST THE FOLLOWING

EQUITY

SHIPWRECKED
Gulfshore Playhouse and The Naples Philharmonic
Limited Run Education project performed at Artis Naples
Based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest
Director: Hester Kamin

First Rehearsal: September 17th, 2019
Opens: September 26th, 2019
Closes: September 27th, 2019

PROSPERO/ STEPHANO – Male or Female
PROSPERO: a powerful wizard, father/ mother of Miranda, Duke of Milan before being overthrown.
STEPHANO: a drunken sailor. Earthy, clumsy.

ARIEL/ MIRANDA/ ANTONIO – Female
ARIEL: servant of Prospero. Ethereal, mischievous.
MIRANDA: teenage daughter of Prospero. Innocent, fiery.
ANTONIO: brother of Prospero who overthrew him and had him sent to the island. He plots to overtake Alonso.

CALIBAN/ ALONSO – Male
CALIBAN: resentful half-human, half-monster servant of Prospero.
ALONSO: King of Naples, father of Ferdinand. Helped overthrow Prospero. Elderly, heartbroken.

FERDINAND/ SEBASTIAN – Male
FERDINAND: son of Alonso. Romantic, humorous.
SEBASTIAN: brother of Alonso, king of Naples. Antonio’s sidekick.

NON-EQUITY

IN FLIGHT: THE STORY OF SABINE VAN DAM
Gulfshore Playhouse and The Holocaust Museum
Education Tour 2019-2020 Season
Rehearsals begin September 2019 – In School Performance dates TBD

SABINE – Female
Assertive, curious, brave. Plays herself from 4-9 years old and as an adult. Steps
in and out of the action. Should be able to sing.

HADASSAH – Female
Sabine’s older sister. Serious, quiet, old for her age. From 9-13 years old.

ROSA/ ORPHANAGE ATTENDANT – Female
ROSA: Sabine and Hadassah’s mother. Solid, pragmatic.
ORPHANAGE ATTENDANT: Harried but kind.

NAYCHEM/ JOHN/ SOLDIER/ UNCLE – Male
NAYCHEM: Jovial, impassioned, determined to keep laughter in the family.
JOHN: A Nazi collaborator.
SOLDIER: Violent but perhaps appalled at his task.
UNCLE: Shy, hesitant, kind.