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Audition (Calgary): DISGRACED – Alberta Theatre Projects

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Audition (Calgary): DISGRACED – Alberta Theatre Projects

 

AUDITION NOTICE
DISGRACED by AYAD AKHTAR

Alberta Theatre Projects is seeking an actor to play the role of JORY in DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar.

PRODUCTION DETAILS:

Production: Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar
Director: Nigel Shawn Williams
Production Dates: September 24 – November 3, 2019
Audition Information: Those actors selected will be asked to submit a video audition.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit an e-mail containing the following items to [email protected] with the subject
DISGRACED: ROLE of JORY in the email subject header
• a photo and résumé, outlining your previous theatre experience
• your status with Canadian Actors Equity Association
Deadline to Apply: April 17, 2019
Only those selected for an audition will be contacted. No calls, please.
Equity and Non-Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under a CTA contract.

Alberta Theatre Projects is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We believe in equity and inclusion and strongly encourage submissions from all artists regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, and experience.

Play Description:

Amir Kapur is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer living on the Upper East side of Manhattan. He has also turned his back on his Muslim heritage. When he and his wife host a dinner party for Amir’s rising African-American colleague and her Jewish husband, the evening gives way to a searing debate about race, privilege, politics and identity, fearlessly taken on from a variety of cultural perspectives. Marriage, friendships, ambition, religion, race, art and power: nothing is off-limits in this riveting drama.
Tense, surprising and shockingly funny, Disgraced will hold audiences on the edge of their seats.

Character Description

JORY
Female, African American, mid to late 30s. Recently made partner in AMIR’s firm. Married to ISAAC. Intelligent, forthright, and sharp. An articulate and confident woman who has wrestled her way to the top.

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