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A Streetcar Named Desire Auditions

The Grand Theatre will be holding auditions for A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Mark Fossen, on Saturday, December 17th, 2016. The auditions are from 10:00AM to 4:00PM aand will be held in the Multipurpose Room in the South East corner of the SLCC South City Campus.

The production will run March 16th through April 1st, 2017. Rehearsals will begin January 30th, 2017, and will be held (apart from tech week) Monday-Friday from 6:00PM to 10:00PM and Saturday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. For those who are called back, Call Backs will be held Monday, December 19th, from 6:00PM-10:00PM.

Those wishing to audition will need to visit our online scheduling app, or call (801) 957-3322 to schedule an audition time. The Grand Theatre is committed to diverse, inclusive casting and actively seeks talented actors of color on an ongoing basis. We welcome all qualified performers, without regard to disability, race, color, national origin, ethnic origin or any other basis prohibited by law unless otherwise specifically indicated.

Each person who auditions should prepare dramatic monologue from a modern play. An American Classic such as O'Neill, Williams, Miller, Wilder, Inge, Hellman, Odets or others is encouraged, but any modern/contemporary classical monologue is fine. Memorization is encouraged, but not required. Please also provide a headshot and resume if possible.

Characters

  • Blanche DuBois — this role is precast
  • Stella Kowalski — F 30-40, any ethnicity
  • Stanley Kowalski — M 30-40, any ethnicity
  • Harold Mitchell (Mitch) — M 35-45, any ethnicity
  • Eunice Hubbell — F 50-70, any ethnicity
  • Steve Hubbell — M 50-70, any ethnicity
  • Pablo Gonzales — M 20-70, Latino
  • Flower Seller — F 20-80, Latina
  • A Young Collector — M 18-25, any ethnicity
  • Woman — F 20-70, any ethnicity
  • Nurse — F 20-70, any ethnicity
  • Doctor — M 20-70, any ethnicity




FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long is the rehearsal process?
Typically, rehearsals last about six weeks prior to opening. Due to the complexity of everyone's schedules, rehearsals are reserved for evenings Monday through Fridays and Saturdays, during the day. Generally rehearsals are scheduled from 6:00-10:00PM weeknights, and 9:00AM-4:00PM on Saturdays.

Do I get paid?
Yes, we do offer stipends to all adult actors employed during a production. Children, under legal working age, do not receive monetary compensation, but usually receive discounted tickets for family members.

Do you hire Equity?
No, not generally. We are not an Equity Theatre, although, occasionally there is an Equity contract offered under special circumstances. However, Equity actors are always encouraged to audition, as you never know what will be offered.