Auditions for Les Liaisons Dangereuses will be the evening of AUGUST 29th.
Callbacks on SEPTEMBER 12th.
Both will be held in the rehearsal space of North Coast Repertory Theatre: 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite E, Solana Beach.
For consideration, please email headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW FORTUNE THEATRE COMPANY
AUDITIONS FOR CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON’S TRANSLATION OF PIERRE CHODERLES de LACLOS’
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (OR DANGEROUS LIASONS)
The Production will be presented at the SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE’S LYCEUM SPACE
To Schedule an Audition:
AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE
AUDITION LOCATION: LOMAS SANTA FE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Suite E
Solana Beach, CA 92075
AUDITIONS: AUG. 29th
AUDITIONS/CALLBACKS: SEPT. 12th
PLEASE PREPARE TWO CONTRASTING MONOLOGUES
PLEASE SEND US YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME (or bring copies to your appointment)
Equity: Standard Guest Artist Tier II
First Rehearsal: Tues, Nov. 29th 2016
Tech/Load-In begins: Tues, Jan. 3rd 2017
Opens: Saturday, Jan. 14th 2017
Director: Richard Baird
Stage Manager: Jon Huckaby
CASTING BREAKDOWN LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
(VALMONT, TOURVEL and the MAJOR-DOMO have been cast. All other roles open)
LA MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL- FEMALE (Late 30’s-Mid 40’s)- A rich widow. Ex-lover and now co-conspirator of LE VICOMTE DE VALMONT. An extremely formidable and shrewd woman with deep reservoirs of intellect, emotion and passion, though she guards the latter two characteristics fiercely. An incredibly icy and cunning manipulator; impenetrable and unapologetically deceptive. She plays the game better than anyone. Any ethnicity.
LE VICOMTE DE VALMONT- MALE (CAST, 30’s-early 40’s)- The playboy of France. Former lover of the MARQUISE. A distinguished, wealthy and effortlessly charming lothario; stealthy, manipulative and determined to the extreme. He is used to getting his way. Dangerous sexuality. He is blindsided by actually falling in love with, MADAME DE TOURVEL. Any ethnicity.
MME DE TOURVEL- FEMALE (CAST, mid 20’s-early 30’s)- Beautiful, virtuous and deeply religious married woman of notoriously unassailable moral character, VALMONT sets out to corrupt her for sport. Loyal to a fault and passionate in her faith, TOURVEL is relentlessly pursued and seduced by VALMONT and, after giving over, is overwhelmed by deep feeling, passion and ultimately grief. Any ethnicity.
MME DE VOLANGES- FEMALE- (40’s-mid 50’s)-A wealthy widow and friend of the MARQUISE. Mother of the teenager, CECILE. Respectable and spirited if parochial; very aware of her daughter’s emerging sexuality and driven to making a beneficial match for her. Deeply distrustful of her former lover VALMONT. Any ethnicity.
CECILE VOLANGES- FEMALE (early-mid 20’s to play 15)- MADAME DE VOLANGES’ pretty and virginal young daughter, recently released from a convent to enter into a marriage her mother arranged. Girlishly exuberant yet tentative, increasingly curious about the ways of the adult world the more she is exposed to it. Devoted to her music teacher, LE CHEVALIER DANCENY, Any ethnicity.
LE CHEVALIER DANCENY- MALE (early to late 20’s)- CECILE’s music teacher and pet of the MARQUISE. A charming and eager sort, caught between boyhood and manhood. Devoted to CECILE, though not necessarily the most suave, assured and confident suitor. Ultimately, a man of honor. Any ethnicity.
MME DE ROSEMONDE- FEMALE (late 60’s-70’s)- VALMONT’s aunt. Wise, witty and sympathetic; devoted to her nephew, but not blind to his ways. Any ethnicity.
AZOLAN- MALE (20’s-early 30’s) VALMONT’S valet and also his spy. Dapper and droll. Does most of VALMONT’s dirty work, and reaps the rewards- both in pocket and in his bed. A downstairs VALMONT. Any ethnicity.
EMILIE- FEMALE (20’s-early 30’s) An attractive courtesan favored by VALMONT. Any ethnicity.
MAJOR-DOMO- MALE (CAST, any age) MERTEUIL’s valet. Any ethnicity.