Auditions: The Oresteia at the UW School of Drama

University of Washington

About the project and the company

The University of Washington School of Drama is holding auditions for their Winter 2023 production of The Oresteia by Ellen McLaughlin, directed by Amanda Rountree. Learn more about the production here: https://drama.washington.edu/events/2023-02-23/oresteia

 

The following roles are open for digital submission via the form below:

  • Iphigenia: (female, 11-18) a princess, must play 11-12 years old
  • Chorus B: (female, 20-40s) cool, pious, otherworldly
  • Chorus F: (female, 40-60s) older, ironic, cool. Formerly the nurse of Orestes
  • Chorus G: (female, 40-60s) motherly capable, experienced. Formerly the nurse of Electra
  • Chorus H: (male, 20-40s) unpredictable, ancient soul, powerful
  • Chorus I: (any gender, 20s) young, questioning, fair

Please use the following sides to submit a self-tape:

Iphigenia: Iphigenia Side

Chorus B/H/I: Chorus 1 Side

Chorus F/G: Chorus 2 Side

 

PLEASE SUBMIT THIS FORM AND YOUR SELF-TAPE BY 11:59PM-Pacific ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2022.  If you are submitting for multiple roles with different sides, you may submit multiple tapes (either in one video or multiple).  A Google account is required to  access the audition form.

 

An in-person callback may be requested, and would be scheduled at a mutually convenient time during the week of December 5-9.

 

Rehearsals will be Mondays-Saturdays from January 9-February 10 (weekdays between 6:00p-10:30p, Saturdays between 10:30a-4p). Tech week will be February 11-22. Performances will be February 23-March 5.

 

AUDITION SUBMISSION FORM

Location of Audition

Virtual submissions only.

Other details

Please contact Haley Thomas (haley428@uw.edu) with any questions regarding this posting.

Audition requirements

Please use the linked sides to submit a self-tape audition. Complete and submit the audition form by Saturday, 12/3 at 11:59pm PST.

Character breakdown / Project needs
Iphigenia
(female, 11-18) a princess, must play 11-12 years old
Chorus B
(female, 20-40s) cool, pious, otherworldly
Chorus F
(female, 40-60s) older, ironic, cool. Formerly the nurse of Orestes
Chorus G
(female, 40-60s) motherly capable, experienced. Formerly the nurse of Electra
Chorus H
(male, 20-40s) unpredictable, ancient soul, powerful
Chorus I
(any gender, 20s) young, questioning, fair
Additional information
Preferred method of submission

URL

Audition/Interview dates

Rolling review of submissions by 12/3. Callbacks may be scheduled during 12/5-9 if needed.

Pay type

Stipend

Audition location

Seattle WA

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

An in-person callback may be requested, and would be scheduled at a mutually convenient time during the week of December 5-9.

Submission instructions

PLEASE SUBMIT THIS FORM AND YOUR SELF-TAPE BY 11:59PM-Pacific ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2022.  If you are submitting for multiple roles with different sides, you may submit multiple tapes (either in one video or multiple).  A Google account is required to  access the audition form.

Union Requirements

Non-Union

Website specific to project

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJTzT6gjLAA6Cuil_3zR8QcG9u5lam1yZ-i-VZO3cr0Bo-Lw/viewform

Sides or script location

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XJXltfBUbfVybXJnOot_JMg6A6WJvdJ7?usp=sharing

Equity Contract

Non-Union