Intrinsic Theatre Company is casting the following productions for thier 2019 Season:
Now or Later by Christopher Shinn
- Rehearsals begin July 11
- Performances run August 9 – 31
- Directed by Bradley Hamilton
- Performed at The Edge Off-Broadway
Keely and Du by Jane Martin
- Rehearsals begin September 26
- Performances run November 2 – 25
- Directed by Michelle Altman
- Performed at The Frontier
Visit intrinsictheatrecompany.com/auditions to schedule an audition slot.
Chicago Theatre Standards Advisory Declarations
- ITC does not provide housing for actors, only local talent will be considered.
- Actors’ Equity Association contracts are not provided.
- Actors may be asked to provide their costume in part or its entirety. Undergarments and makeup will not be provided by ITC.
- Actors will be expected to participate in strike, including striking the set.
- There will be no understudies.
- Both productions contain culturally-sensitive content and a familiarity with both scripts in encouraged prior to audition.
- There is one (1) preview performance planned for each production.
Now or Later contains the following:
- Brief unarmed stage combat
Keely and Du contains the following:
- Violence and sensitive content, including discussions about domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human captivity.
- Mild nudity (changing onstage)
- Keely performs a self-induced abortion onstage
Material to Prepare:
- Prepare two contrasting monologues that do not exceed 3 minutes total
- If time allows, you may be asked to read sides from our season
All ethnicities will be considered for casting unless specifically stated.
Now or Later
JOHN - male-identifying - 20's - Ferociously independent
MATT - male-identifying - 20's - Level-headed and loyal. Able to see both sides of an argument.
MARC - male-identifying - 30's - Optimistic and patriotic
JESSICA - female-identifying - 50's - Loving mother and devoted wife
TRACY - female-identifying - 40's - African-American - Enjoys having a good time but knows when to get serious
JOHN, SR. - male-identifying - mid-50's -Politician through and through
Keely and Du
KEELY – female-identifying – 20's-mid 30's - Determined
DU – female-identifying – 50's-70's – Gentle yet firm, a nurse
WALTER – male-identifying – 40's-60's – Well-spoken
COLE – male-identifying – 30's - Serious