Overview

Pay Rate: CONTRACT CAT Tier II – 314.00 Per week Minimum (EMC points available)
Audition Date and Time: 11/4/19: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (CDT) | Break From 2:00pm – 3:00pm & 11/16/19: 2:00pm – 4:00 pm (CDT)    
Audition Location: 11/4/19: Actors’ Equity Association – Chicago Member Center 557 W Randolph St, 1st Fl, Chicago, IL 60661 & 11/16/19: WSRep Rehearsal Space, 140 W. Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Contact Person Email: casting@wsrep.org

AUDITION DATES: 

Monday, November 4, 2019

LOCATION: Actors’ Equity Association – Chicago Member Center 557 W Randolph St, 1st Fl, Chicago, IL 60661
Members May signup through the AEA Member Portal here. EMC candidates and non-union walk-ins welcome.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

2:00pm – 4:00 pm (CDT)                                                                                                                                                                     LOCATION: WSRep Rehearsal Space, 140 W. Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Sign up for an audition slot here.

PREPARATION:
Bring a headshot and resume. Prepare 2 sides of your choice from the sides provided here. Due to copyright laws script will be available as READ ONLY.

CONTRACT: 
CAT Tier II – 314.00 Per week Minimum (EMC points available)

SEEKING: 
2 F, 2 M, Understudies for all parts

SUMMARY:
Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and his very pregnant doctoral candidate wife, Tania, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose.

PERSONNEL:
Native Gardens by Karen Zacarias
Director: Michele Vazquez
Founding AD: Richard Kuranda
General Manager: Caitlin I. Quinn

CALLBACKS:
Sunday, November 17, 2019 | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm @ Raue Center for the Arts

*PLEASE NOTE*
Callbacks will be held at Raue Center For The Arts 26 N. Williams Street, Crystal Lake IL 60014. Located approx. 50 miles NW of Chicago. On Union Pacific NW Metra Line (Crystal Lake Stop on Harvard Line).

First Rehearsal: February 24, 2020
Tech: March 21-22 and 24-26, 2020
Opening: March 27, 2020
Closing: May 10, 2020

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Material to Prepare:

Bring a headshot and resume. Prepare 2 sides of your choice from the sides provided.

Character Type/Restrictions:

TANIA DEL VALLE – (LatinX) early thirties; American born, smart, likable, positive, passionate, highly-energized, pregnant Ph.D. candidate and gardener. cusses like a champ in Spanish but not fluent.

PABLO DEL VALLE – (LatinX) early thirties; Chilean, perhaps a slight accent. smart, likable, ambitious, savvy young attorney.

VIRGINIA BUTLEY – (CAST) sixty to mid-seventies; smart; likable, assertive, direct, no-nonsense engineer (SEEKING UNDERSTUDY)

FRANK BUTLEY – sixty to mid-seventies; (CAST) Looking for understudy only

2 to 4 EXTRAS: (understudies for all roles) also play surveyors, landscapers, and building examiner, silent roles in vignettes between scenes that transform the garden. “They are the witnesses and the energetic transformers of both the play and the situation.”

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