Paperclip Theatre seeking actresses for all female scratch night at the Betsy Trotwood

Newly formed all-female theatre company Paperclip is putting on its inaugural performance at the Betsy Trotwood on the 11th of November. The night will be made up of 7 different pieces all addressing the theme of ‘generations’.

They are looking to audition for the following pieces:

Master/Servant

Characters:

Harrison: Senior Detective in a suburban police force. Woman in her 50’s. Tough demeanor.

Collins: P.C. in Police force. Woman in her 40’s-50’s. Emulates the toughness of her detective.

Claritta: Member of sex cult. Spokeswoman for other women. Late 20’s.

Woman #2: Member of sex cult. 20’s.

Woman #3: Member of sex cult. 20’s.

1995 

Characters:

Emma: Female. 16.

Zara: Female.16.

Emma’s mother: Female. 40’s-50’s.

The Girl Power Generation

Characters:

(A two-hander between nine-year old girl characters.)

Seeking two strong actresses to inhabit childlike physical bearing and emotions naturalistically.

Generations

Characters:

Grandmother: 70’s.

Mother: Late 40’s.

Daughter: Teenager.

(The pieces stated above have been written without racial backgrounds in mind.  BAME actresses are encouraged to apply!) 

Waiting Game 

(An experimental comedy looking at how female body parts have been used as fashion trends over the years.)

Characters:

Pubic Hair: To be played by a Caucasian women in their late 50’s.

Thigh Gap: To be played by a Caucasian women in their mid-20’s. (This role requires someone with a smaller frame as this is an essential part of the story.)

Big Boobs: To be played by a Caucasian women in their mid-20’s.

No Boobs: To be played by a Caucasian women in their mid-20’s.

Curvy: To be played by a Caucasian women in their late 40’s. (This role requires you to have a curvy figure as this is an essential part of the story.)

Cornrows: To be played by a Black women of any age. (This role requires you to have cornrows as this is an essential part of the story.)

Office Worker (male): To be played by a Caucasian woman in their 20’s.

Green Labour

(A short play about the real lives of the ladies who built Waterloo Bridge during WWII.)

Characters:

Norma: 20’s-30’s, British-Caribbean.

Carol: 20’s-30’s, white-British.

Warpig

Characters:

Ruth Merman: 70. A ballsy NY Jew.

Ethel Greenfeld: 73. Jewish, a refined former Hollywood wife.

Auditions will be held on 14 October 2017 from 11-3pm. 

This is an unpaid position as all proceeds from the night will be donated to a women’s charity.

How to apply: Please send your resume and a headshot to papercliptheatre@gmail.com. Please also state  which play you are interested in auditioning for within the email.

Deadline: 13 October 2017 at 12pm

Source: Direct Contact

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *