Pay Rate: $200 Stipend

Filament Theatre seeks non-equity performers to understudy the below roles for their upcoming production of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, adapted by Dwayne Hartford from the beloved book by Kate DiCamillo. Preference will be given to actors who can cover both parts.

Material to Prepare:

Please submit your headshot/resume, conflicts, and musical instrument proficiencies to casting@filamenttheatre.org with the subject, “Tulane Understudy Submission.”

Time Commitment:

Basic Dates:
First Rehearsal, Feb 24
First Tech, March 23
Opening, April 6
Closing, May 26

Understudies are required to attend all rehearsal runs, tech rehearsals, previews, understudy rehearsals, and one performance /week. Full production calendar is available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1aKvtK1TfzlsGnfltn0jb9CfjRrGy0srH.

Character Type/Restrictions:

The Musician (m, any ethnicity)

Portrays the inner thoughts and emotions of Edward Tulane, a china rabbit.  Must play guitar and/or Mandolin. Actor must be able to portray a powerful emotional journey from arrogance, self-centeredness and petulance, to vulnerability, honesty, and deep love of others.

The Man (m, actor of color)

Portrays many characters, ranging in age from 11-70+. Must be adept with dialects.  Musical ability a plus. Actor must be grounded and generous, with ability to create a wide range of distinct, truthful, vulnerable characters quickly and believably.  Characters include: Abilene’s Father, Bull the Hobo, Bryce (the wise-beyond-his-years 11 year old brother to ill Sarah Ruth).

To apply for this job email your details to casting@filamenttheatre.org