The auditions for the Estrogenius Festival 2008, where my very Jersey-flavored, Oprah-mocking play will be performed, begin July 25th. Estrogenius runs for four weeks, has boodles of plays, and offers actors and actresses lots of opportunities to strut one's stuff. My favorite character description: "Female, 20’s-40’s, A turtle who has done this many times." Awesome. I will so be seeing that play.
Here's the FAQ. Please pass it around. Go here for more audition information.
Can I audition for more than one play in a week? IF there’s time in your slot, you may
read for another play. You are certainly free to express to all the directors (you’ll be seen
by a rep from each play & any of them can call you back) all the plays in which you have
Can I audition for more than one week? There is NO DOUBLE CASTING in
Estrogenius. Once you are cast, you must stop auditioning. Until you are cast, you are
free to audition for all subsequent weeks. (The only exceptions are walk on or under five
Should I mail in/drop off/email a headshot/resume before auditions? All pic/resumes
dropped off before the date of your audition will go into our general files. Bring 3-5
pic/resumes each week you come to open call.
Are any of the plays pre-cast? No.
When do the sign up sheets go up for weeks 2-4? Sign up sheets go up the Monday
before the auditions. This gives us a chance to make sure we’ve notified all those cast in
the previous week so actors know whether they’re eligible to keep auditioning.
Is Estrogenius an Equity showcase? Yes. We will be casting Equity & non-Equity
Is there pay? We wish. Estrogenius is entirely run by volunteers.
Can I take scripts home or copy them? NO. All reading is IN HOUSE ONLY. Please
respect our writers & leave scripts here.
When are sides available? Sides will be available by noon on the day of auditions.
Are there roles for men? Of course. There are roles for men & women, various ages &