Audition Call: Pride & Prejudice @ Albuquerque Little Theatre, Albuquerque [from 16 to 17 June]

Audition Call: Pride & Prejudice


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16 - 17
June
13:00 - 19:00

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Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 San Pasquale Ave SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104
AUDITION CALL FOR “PRIDE AND PREJUDICE”
Strong need for experienced actors, but also opportunities for beginners who wish to gain experience in acting.
Directed by Mario Cabrera
Albuquerque Little Theatre will be holding auditions for the production, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE on Saturday June 16, 2018 at 1PM, and Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 5PM.
Callbacks will be Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6PM. Callbacks are by INVITATION ONLY.
Auditions will be held in the 2nd story rehearsal room at ALT, 224 San Pasquale SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104.

Please email [email protected] with your name, age, acting resume (or list of performance experience), and contact information (phone number and email address). Please have a headshot (or recent photo) with you.
For your audition: Auditions will consist cold readings from the script. Actors should expect to be asked to respond to direction.
ALT will be holding auditions for the following roles for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Character Descriptions
(Character ages are approximate as listed. Actor ages may differ.)
All ages are approximate. If you are in the age «range» or can play the particular age, please audition. Actors under the age of 16 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The action takes place in Hertfordshire, England. British accents appropriate to the character’s social status are required.
ROLES:
MR. BENNET, an easygoing man of culture and taste with a sense of humor, middle-aged
MRS. BENNET, his flighty wife, frivolous and irresponsible. An inveterate matchmaker, 40’s
JANE, their gentle daughter. The oldest of five, 22
ELIZABETH, their independent daughter, with beauty and brains, about 20
MARY, their bookish daughter, slightly smug and pedantic. The plain one, 18
CATHERINE, their fretful daughter, slight and delicate in looks, inclined to whine, 17
LYDIA, their flirtatious daughter, frivolous and irresponsible but very pretty and pert, 15
MR. COLLINS, a tall, heavy-set, young clergyman. Pompous and pedantic. 20’s -30’s
MR. BINGLEY, a friendly young man. Handsome and moderately rich, the catch of the county, 23
MISS BINGLEY, his sister, proud and conceited and always fashionably dressed, 20’s
MR. DARCY, A tall, handsome and aristocratic young man. Rich, stiff and cold mannered. Mid to late 20’s
LADY CATHERINE DE BOURGH, his overbearing aunt. The Dowager. Regal and formidable. 50’s to late 60’s
LADY LUCAS, A neighbor. Good friends with Mrs. Bennet and a rival in matchmaking. 40’s
CHARLOTTE, rather plain and special friend of Elizabeth. Quiet and restrained, 27
MR. WICKHAM, a young officer. Charming in manner, but untrustworthy and insincere. 20’s to 30.
HILL, a servant. May be a young girl or elderly servant. Could also be a manservant. Quiet, unobtrusive and efficient. *
*This part may be played by a man or woman
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE will perform from August 24 through Sept 9, 2018.
Curtain is at 7:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:00 PM on Sundays.
There will be Saturday Matinee on September 1 at 2PM and a Thursday performance on September 6 at 7:30PM.
Rehearsals will be typically Monday through Friday evenings 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. There will be some afternoon weekend rehearsals TBA.
Please notify ALT of any conflicts as soon as possible.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Rated PG August 24 – September 9, 2018
Adapted from Jane Austen’s Novel by Jane Kendall
Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet's most urgent priority. But with four sisters, an overzealous matchmaking mother, and a string of unsuitable suitors, it's difficult to escape the subject. When the independent-minded Elizabeth meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, all feelings of attraction are muted by his pride and her prejudice. As their worlds keep colliding, their attraction increases. But they first must overcome their own weaknesses and many other obstacles before the most famous courtship in history can begin.
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