Casting Call for "Passage" by Christopher Chen

Strawberry Theatre Workshop

About the project and the company

What are you, testing me?
I am. I want to know if your convictions can withstand doubt. X marks the spot for Country Y.

Or is it? A fantasia on colonialism past and present.


A fantasia inspired by E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India, PASSAGE is set in the fictional Country X, which is a neocolonial client of Country Y. B, a local doctor, and F, an expat teacher, begins to forge a friendship that is challenged after a fateful trip to a local attraction.

This is part of the Strawberry Theatre Jam directing festival. Please submit for audition before 4/7

Key Production Dates:

  • Rehearsals Begin: May 12. We plan to rehearse during daytime hours, with availability also on Monday and Friday nights.
  • Performances: June 13-15
  • Tech Dates: June 9-11


  • 200 – 370$ per week

Casting Details:

  • The play consists of 12 characters. We are casting an ensemble of 6 to 7 actors who will be double-casting roles. This approach allows for dynamic and versatile performances, emphasizing the ensemble’s ability to portray the play’s complex intercultural dynamics.

Location of Audition


Audition requirements

To sign up for an audition, please record an under-two-minute contemporary monologue and submit it here: Roles Available: - Characters span a variety of experiences and perspectives, central to the narrative's exploration of socio-political/colonialism themes. We're looking for depth, nuance, and the ability to form an ensemble with fellow actors. - Ages: 20 to 55 - Gender: Flexible Audition Requirements: - Please prepare an under-two-minute contemporary monologue

Character breakdown / Project needs
Country X
B G (professor) H M S (H's assistant) Mosquito Gecko
Country Y
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Pay type

Contract (union or other)

Audition location


Pay type

200 - 370$ per week 200 - 370$ per week

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

4/12 - 4/16

Submission instructions

Union Requirements

Open to All

Equity Contract

Non-Union, Equity (AEA)