Auditions: 'Infants of the Spring'
January 23—January 24, 2018 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
UMass Amherst Campus
If you audition:
Two contrasting monologues preferred.
Students without monologues prepared are encouraged to audition. Be prepared to read sides, tell a story, sing a song or participate in an improvisation movement exercise.
Black, White & Mixed-Race Actors*
Male and Female
for the following roles:
RAYMOND: a dark-skinned, urbane Harlem Renaissance author from the West Coast.
STEPHEN: a visiting graduate student from Denmark.
SAM: a white radical, son of a stockbroker and communist sympathizer.
COUNTESS NIJINSKY: a Jewish girl from the Bronx passing as Russian royalty.
PAUL: a strikingly handsome black, avant-garde painter.
EUSTACE: a pudgy, would-be concert singer, African American.
PELHAM: a slow-witted black youth originally from the deep South.
BULL: a local Harlem longshoreman and amateur boxer.
JANET: a pretty brown-skinned Harlem elevator operator.
ALINE: Janet’s best friend, a very fair-skinned, white-looking Harlem shop girl.
EUPHORIA: Full-figured, landlady, a self-made woman of means, a realtor and policy queen.
LUCILLE: Raymond’s on again-off again girlfriend, a self-assured executive secretary.
BERNHARDT: A mysterious, over-the-hill Negro “actress.”
DR. PARKES: An elder Negro intellectual and race leader.
ENSEMBLE: Various New York City dwellers, such as CHORUS GIRL, CLUB OWNER, CABBIE, POLICEMEN, BOOTLEGGER, WAITERS, REVELERS and WORKERS.
Dancers, singers and non-Theater Majors welcome.
Info/Contact: Urgyen Joshi – firstname.lastname@example.org
Scripts for all productions can be accessed as read-only files at: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0Bza3TBYkOt4yRnZrSE05b3Zab2s
Performers will be able to sign up for audition slots via Signupgenius; a link to the sign-up site will be posted on the audition page as soon as it is available.