Pay Rate: $200 stipend
Audition Date and Time: Thursday, September 5th from 6-10PM and Sunday, September 8th from 12-5PM
Audition Location: The Ready 4546 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
Contact Person Email: casting@redtapetheatre.org
Contact Person Name: Catherine Miller

Red Tape Theatre is holding auditions for the World Premiere of Queen of Sock Pairing by Sophie Weisskoff, Directed by Zach Weinberg.

Feeling unheard both at work and in her relationship, Celia initiates a new game with her older boyfriend that has ramifications for everyone involved. A play about childcare, language parroting, and misogyny in progressive circles.

Material to Prepare:

Please submit a headshot/resume in a single pdf to casting@redtapetheatre.org along with your preferred audition date and time. If you are open for any date and time, please note that. While we will consider all submissions, not everyone will receive a slot. Those given a time slot will receive two sides to prepare.

Time Commitment:

Workshop: Thursday, Sep 12th thru Sunday, Sep 15th
(if you cannot attend, this is not a deal breaker)
First Rehearsal: Tuesday, October 1st
Tech Begins: Friday, November 8th
Dress: Tuesday, November 12th
Previews: Wednesday, November 13th-Thursday, November 14th
Opens: Friday, November 15th
Closes: Sunday, December 14th

Character Type/Restrictions:

NARRATOR. (she/her) Person of color. Declarative. Matter-of-fact.
CELIA. (she/her) Person of color. 24. A babysitter.
CAI. (he/him) White. 36. Celia’s boyfriend. Struggles with Depression. Identifies as a Dom.
JOAN. (she/her) Open ethnicity. 40s. Celia’s employer. A writer. Speaks swiftly. Behaves like she’s onstage.
JONATHAN. (he/him) 40s. Joan ’s husband. Tired. Good-looking. Real bad joke timing. Upwardly mobile. He also plays WALDEN. (he/him) 8. Joan and Jonathan’s son. Joyful. Grounded. Does not have a kid voice. A sock puppet operated by the actor.

There will be an intimacy director for this production.

To apply for this job email your details to catherine.diane.miller@gmail.com