AUDITION CALL – THE GREEN LINE BY MAKRAM AYACHE PRESENTED BY DOWNSTAGE THEATRE & CHROMATIC THEATRE
PRODUCTION NAME: The Green Line
AUDITION DATES: September 10, 11, 12, 2021
DEADLINE: August 30, 2021
ROLES TO BE CAST:
- MONA – Female, 24 years old, Lebanese, buoyant, sprite-like energy
- YARA – Female, 24 years old, Lebanese, grounded, tree-like energy.
- ZIDAN – Male, 31 years old, Lebanese, level, wolf-like energy. Also plays Fifi –
Zidan’s drag persona, phoenix-like energy
The piece is set in Beirut, Lebanon and as such, we will prioritize actors who identify as Middle-Eastern or Arab. Actors who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, as well actors from the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities are also strongly encouraged to apply. All performers cast must be comfortable exploring queer content.
Headshot and resume
Email Artistic Associate, Kodie Rollan, for more information about the project and to send in auditions at [email protected].
ABOUT THE SHOW
The Green Line explores intergenerational memory through the lens of four queer relationships in Lebanon. Two women fall in love under the tumult of war while two men meet for the first time in the hidden recesses of the queer night life. At its heart, The Green Line is a contemplation of the way memories are inherited or erased from our lineages.
ABOUT THE COMPANIES
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