Pay Rate: Understudies will receive a stipend of $300 for the production.

Haven Chicago is seeking submissions from experienced Shakespeare actors for an immediate external understudy replacement in our upcoming production of TITUS ANDRONICUS directed by Artistic Director Ian Damont Martin.

Understudy Commitments:

  • Understudies will be ready to perform their assigned role(s) by 1st preview.
  • Understudies should attend at least two rehearsals, but are welcome to attend as many as they would like throughout the rehearsal period. This show has a lot of moving parts and fight choreography. This actor would ideally be able to attend rehearsal ASAP to learn fight choreo.
  • Understudies must be present for tech, previews, and opening night.

Material to Prepare:

Please submit a headshot, resume, and a brief explanation of your background with Shakespeare or other heightened text work.

Time Commitment:

Designer Run - Saturday, February 1st, 2020 (Not Mandatory)
1st Tech - Saturday, February 8th, 2020
1st Preview - Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Opening - Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
Closing - Saturday, March 14th, 2020
Possible Extension Closing - Saturday, March 21st, 2020

Rehearsals are Monday - Wednesday from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Character Type/Restrictions:

US QUINTUS, MARTIUS, & MUTIUS/YOUNG LUCIUS (Mutius/Young Lucius should be seen as one role) - Black man. 20's - 30's. The remaining sons of Titus that return with him to Rome after years of war.

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