Overview

Pay Rate: CAT III; AEA minimum $461 per week. NON rate $400 per week.
Contact Person Email: mrburnstheaterwit2021@gmail.com
Contact Person Name: Rachael Jimenez, CSA

Artistic Director/Director: Jeremy Wechsler

Music Director: TBD

Choreographer: Brigitte Ditmars

Musical Arrangements by: Andra Velis Simon

Casting Director: Rachael Jimenez, CSA

Casting Associate: Emma Gruhl

 

Please submit headshot, resume, and role you are interested in for consideration to mrburnstheaterwit2021@gmail.com no later than June 22nd, 2021.

In both Equity and non-Equity cases, Theater Wit pays a minimum of $15/hr, so rehearsal weeks may well exceed the base pay.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all performers and people with access to rehearsal rooms, onstage or backstage.

It is our hope that callbacks will take place in person following all safety guidelines as outlined by the union at Theater Wit.

Time Commitment:

Rehearsals are a 5 day work week and dependent on cast conflicts. Tech week is a 6 day work week.

Performances are currently slated for 5-6 per week. Tuesday-Friday at 7:30p and Sunday at 2:30p.

First Rehearsal: July 27th, 2021
First Tech: August 23rd, 2021
First Preview: August, 30th, 2021
Opening: September 8th, 2021
Initial Run through: October 31st, 2021
Extension may run up to: December 19th, 2021

Character Type/Restrictions:

GIBSON/SIDESHOW BOB/HOMER-

Seeking actors of all gender identities that are comfortable presenting as male as SIDESHOW BOB/HOMER, open ethnicity, open age.

Open to all vocal ranges as parts can be rearranged in the music.

Rather matter of fact in his line delivery. Seeking a strong character actor that sings.

NARRATOR(MRS. KRABAPEL)-

Seeking actors of all gender identities that are comfortable presenting as female as MRS. KRABAPEL, open ethnicity, open age.

Open to all vocal ranges as parts can be rearranged in the music. Dynamic and captivating storyteller through song and movement. The NARRATOR role is entirely sung in the last act.

MARIA/SECOND FBI AGENT/ITCHY- Seeking actors of all gender identities, open ethnicity, open age.

Open to all vocal ranges as parts can be rearranged in the music. Inquisitive and playful. Seeking a strong character actor that sings.

COLEEN/FIRST FBI AGENT/LISA- Seeking actors of all gender identities that are comfortable presenting as female as LISA SIMPSON, open ethnicity, open age. Open to all vocal ranges as parts can be rearranged in the music. Seeking a character actor great with comedy that sings.

JENNY/MARGE/NELSON- Seeking actors of all gender identities that are comfortable presenting as female as MARGE SIMPSON, open ethnicity, open age. Open to all vocal ranges as parts can be rearranged in the music. Quirky and great with comedy.

 

The characters and tracking were originally based on the original cast that created the play. Therefore, we are not beholden to a particular “type” when considering actors for each track. It is possible that through the audition process, based on what each individual brings as a performer, that tracking for the second and third act may shift.

To apply for this job email your details to mrburnstheaterwit2021@gmail.com