Thank you to all those who auditioned for an understudy role in Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale! We are currently still seeking an understudy for the role of Shayla. We are looking for an experienced actress who can truly make the character come to life. Here is the audition information:
Audition Date: Mon Nov 07, 5:30PM to 9:00PM
Callback Date: Tues Nov 08, 5:30PM to 8:00PM
Start Date: Mon Nov 21
Location: The Heath Gallery 24 West 120th Street New York, NY 10027
This is a paid position. All actresses will get paid a minimum of $100 per performance they understudy, but the pay has the potential to be higher depending on the performance. For example, if an understudy is needed for one of our college tour performances, she will receive a greater compensation.
All understudies must be ready to perform at any time. Therefore, we are looking for someone with a flexible schedule.
[SHAYLA] African American woman, can play 20-25 years old. Must have singing ability, familiarity with performance poetry, an ability to do basic choreography, and an ability to play multiple characters. Shayla is torn between staying in her neighborhood or moving to one she can afford. She is outspoken and stubborn at times. Some of the qualities of her other characters include: practical, opportunistic, and progressive. Must be able to play a male character. The actress should be able to portray a male in voice and physicality.
Please email a headshot and resume to info@HarlemKWProject.com by Sunday, November 6th, at 10PM. In the Subject put "Your Name." You will then be given a time slot. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE WITHOUT A TIME SLOT.
Please prepare a 1 minute contemporary dramatic or comedic monologue. You will be sent sides once you are given a time slot.