St Louis Black Repertory
Saint Louis, MO
$465 weekly minimum (Tier 5)
Monday, October 2, 2022
1:00 PM - 9:30 PM (C)
Break: 4:45pm - 5:45pm
St Louis Black Repertory
6662 Olive Blvd
University City, MO 63130
Expected to attend:
Ron Himes - Producing Director
Jackie Thompson - Director
First Rehearsal: December 19, 2022
Previews: January 11-12, 2023
Open: January 13, 2023
Close: January 29, 2023
Please contact Brian McKinley, 314-534-3807, [email protected], M-Th, 12pm-4pm to make your audition appointment.
Rehearsals will be indoors at The Black Rep offices located at 6662 Olive Blvd University City, MO 63130
Performances will be indoors at The Edison Theatre located at 6465 Forsyth Blvd. St Louis, MO 63105
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
Equity actors for roles in DEATH OF A SALESMAN (see breakdown).
Please prepare two contrasting monologues, as well as your headshot and resume. You do not need to state your name or roles you are auditioning for at the beginning of the audition. However, please include that information in your submission email.
Biff Loman: (30s – 40s) Willy’s grown son who has struggled to find himself ever since high school where he was a football star. Biff is also his teenage self in Willy’s flashbacks.
Happy Loman: (20’s – 40s) Willy’s youngest son who is a woman chaser and unhappy with his work life. Happy is also his younger self in Willy’s flashbacks.
Charley: (40s – 60s) Willy’s friend and neighbor who is concerned about Willy’s fading condition and though he has to endure occasional abuse from Willy he often lends him money.
Bernard: (20s-40s) Charley’s son who was looked down upon as a kid by Willy and his sons, but has grown up to be a successful lawyer.
Linda Loman: (50s – 60s) Willy’s patient wife who loves her husband deeply despite his shortcomings.
Howard Wagner: (20s – 40s) the son of Willy’s boss. He fires Willy.
Uncle Ben: (20s – 40s) Willy’s older brother who has become rich. He only shows up in Willy’s memories.
The Woman: (30s – 40s) Willy’s mistress while he went on business trips.
Ensemble: Stanley, Older Waiter, Miss Forsythe, Letta, Jenny.
Requirement for proof of vaccination/negative test.
Everyone entering the audition venue (i.e., venue employees, Equity members, non- members, casting personnel, creatives, producers, musicians, COVID Safety Managers, etc.) will be required to undergo a symptom check and provide one of the following prior to entry into the venue:
Proof of full vaccination. “Fully vaccinated,” as defined by the CDC, is more than 14 calendar days following receipt of a final dose of an FDA or World Health Organization authorized or approved vaccine.
Proof of a negative PCR test result taken no earlier than 48 hours prior to entry into the audition venue.
Proof of two negative antigen test results (e.g., the first taken the night before and the second taken no less than 2 hours) prior to entry into the venue. Results of non-proctored at-home antigen tests will not be accepted.
Two-ply cloth face masks, surgical masks, singer’s masks and respirators (N95, KN95 or KF94) will be allowed for face coverings. Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable face coverings. Everyone in the holding room and audition room will always wear a face covering as described above, except for the actor when they are actively auditioning. The time spent unmasked should be as minimal as possible. Face coverings must be worn correctly (covering the nose and mouth). Singer’s masks can be found at www.broadwayreliefproject.com/singersmask.
If the risk level for University City is trending upwards and may rise to High (Red) we will contact members with appointments at least 24 hours before the first audition appointment time to let them know there is a chance that the auditions may need to be postponed or cancelled. All members with appointments will be notified if the auditions must be postponed or cancelled.
We encourage members to prepare for their audition at home, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms.
Holding/Audition room information:
The audition room can accommodate no more than 7 individuals at a time.
The holding room can accommodate no more than 15 individuals at a time
SPT $465 weekly minimum (Tier 5)