AUDITIONS

Pride@Prejudice

Based on the novel by Jane Austen

NOW CASTING!

Paid theater production of
"Pride@Prejudice”
By Daniel Elihu Kramer

Based on the classic novel Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen


Directed by Chelsea Robinson & Grayson Lea

Proposed Performance Schedule:

18+ Performances in June 2022 (Thursday-Sunday)
At the Grand Tea Room in Escondido, CA. This is an ensemble production of 5 performers, with the aim of both telling the story of Pride and Prejudice, and exploring the conversation surrounding such a beloved story.

We are looking to double-cast this production: 3 female and 2 male actors per cast, who are masters at pantomime, improv and audience interaction!

 

-AUDITION REQUIREMENTS-

Video audition submissions are being accepted now. Both Union and Non-Union actors ages 18 and up are invited to apply! Audition submissions selected by the director will be invited to an in-person callback process.

 

-HOW TO APPLY-

To be considered please email the following materials to 413playersauditions@gmail.com:

(1) An 8.5 x 11" current headshot
(2) A theatrical resume
(3) A 1-minute monologue (pick one of the following):
- Monologue 1: In a British accent (if possible), perform something from Shakespeare, Austen, Wilde, etc. Please showcase your best "high-class" English self.
- Monologue 2: In your normal accent, please nerd out about one of your favorite subjects. We want to see your most energetic, excited, must-share-all-the-details self. The more genuine emotion the better!

Audition video deadline: March 11, 2022.

-COVID-19-

Please note, to participate performers must be vaccinated or willing to provide a negative Covid test weekly

 

-CALLBACKS-

Callbacks are by director's request only. Callbacks will consist of cold reading from the script and will take place March 11, 2022. Those casted in the show will receive a $250-$400 stipend DOE. 

 

-REHEARSALS-

Monday/Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm

March - June 2022
First rehearsal begins week of March 26th

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ROLES OPEN

 

Actor 1: Portrays Mr. Darcy and Mr. Collins. Also chimes in as “himself” regarding trivia or discussions about the text.
Late 20s - Early 40s. A functional English accent (proper/RP) is a plus. Good comedic sensibilities, plus ability to channel gravitas.
Will be double-cast; looking for one additional actor

Actor 2: Portrays Mr. Bennet, Mr. Wickham, Mr. Bingley, and several other gentlemen. Also chimes in as “himself” and acts as the announcer for each scene. Late 20s - Late 40s. Familiarity with one or more functional English accents (proper/RP and others) is a plus. Something of a chameleon, considering the number of characters he must carry: funny, sarcastic, devious, pompous, earnest. Will be double-cast; looking for one additional actor

Actress 1: Portrays Elizabeth Bennet. Also chimes in as “herself” regarding trivia or discussions about the text.
Early 20s - Early 30s. A functional English accent (proper/RP) is a plus. Witty, lively, with a strong emotional center.
Will be double-cast; looking for one additional actress

Actress 2: Portrays Jane/Lydia/Mary Bennet, Lady Catherine, Miss Bingley, Georgiana, Jane Austen. Also chimes in as “herself” regarding trivia or discussions about the text.
Early 20s - Early 40s. A functional English accent (proper/RP) is a plus. Wide dramatic and comedic range; must be a believable 15-year-old ditz as well as an imperious 60-year-old aristocrat.
Will be double-cast.

Actress 3: Portrays Mrs. Bennet, Charlotte, Mrs. Gardiner, Miss DeBourgh. Also chimes in as “herself” regarding trivia or discussions about the text; of all the characters, she channels the most “fan-girl” vibes. Early 20s - Early 40s. A functional English accent (proper/RP) is a plus. Good comedic sensibilities, and the ability to drive everyone crazy complaining about “my poor nerves.” Will be double-cast.