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Open auditions are held for each Allens Lane Theater (ALT) production. ALT encourages and practices non-traditional casting. Callbacks may be scheduled at the director's discretion. If you would like to ad your resume and headshot to our talent file, which is available to all directors, please send to ALT, 601 West Allens Lanereet, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Auditions may be attended by other directors for the purpose of observing potential talent for future productions.
Allens Lane Theater promotes non-traditional casting when possible.
2013 - 2014 ALLENS LANE THEATER
Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis
Directed by Robert Anu
Sept. 27, 28, 29 Oct. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
Allens Lane Theater will hold auditions for PURLIE VICTORIOUS, Ossie Davis's landmark Civil Rights era dramatic comedy & social satire on Mondays May 20th & June 3rd from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Doors will open at 6pm. First come, first seen.
Actors are asked to present a one to two minute monologue & complete a one page form. Resumes & headshots are welcomed but not required. Performances for PURLIE VICTORIOUS will run from September 27 to October 12; Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm and Sundays @ 2pm. Rehearsals begin August 19th.
Casting for nine roles: Five African-American roles including 3 females (ages 20-30; 40's-50's; and 60's plus) and 2 males (ages 30's and 40-50). Four white males (ages 20's; 30-40's, 50's and 60's plus). Actors not cast but interested in understudying a role will have the opportunity to do so.
Persons interested in other theater arts (stage management, props, costumes, set design & construction, lighting or sound [design/operation], choreography [dance/fight], dramaturgy, etc) are encouraged to attend the auditions or contact director Robert Anu at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include PURLIE VICTORIOUS in the subject line.
There is a small stipend available at the end of the run.