Casting Notice

We are currently accepting submissions for all roles in George Orwell's 1984, directed by Renee O'Connor-Sura, to be performed in San Pedro, California at the Grand Annex, in November 2022.

Please Email: INFO@HOUSEOFBARDS.ORG with a current Headshot and Resume to receive audition information and let us know which role you would like to be considered to play. Submission deadline is September 10, 2022.

Callback Date(s): on or about Sept. 17-18, 2022 on Zoom. Apptointments & Materials to be provided.

Rehearsals & performances will be in person. Proof of Vaccination (including booster) required.

Important Dates:

Rehearsal Date(s): October 29 - November 2, and November 6 - 9 (evenings and weekends).

Tech dates: November 14 (evening).
Dress Runs: November 15-16 (evenings).
Performances: 8 shows; Friday @ 7:30, Saturday @ 7:30, Sunday @ 2.
Performances Dates: November 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27, and December 2, 3.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

(PARSONS)
35 to 45 years old, all ethnicities, female identifying, jovial, not very intelligent.
(SYME)
30 to 40 years old, all ethnicities, male or female identifying, timid, scholarly.
(WINSTON SMITH)
30 to 40 years old, all ethnicities, male identifying, intelligent, emotionally conflicted.
(MESSENGER)
14 to 18 years old, all ethnicities, male or female identifying.
(COFFEE VENDOR)
14 to 18 years old, all ethnicities, male or female identifying.
(FIRST GUARD/MARTIN)
35 to 45 years old, all ethnicities, male identifying.
(SECOND GUARD)
30 to 50 years old, all ethnicities, male or female identifying.
(O'BRIEN)
45 to 60 years old, all ethnicities, male identifying, coarse, humorous, brutal.
(JULIA)
25 to 35 years old, all ethnicities, female identifying, fragile, intelligent, beautiful.
(GLADY'S)
9-13 years old, all ethnicities, female identifying, Parson's daughter.
(LANDLADY)
45 to 60 years old, all ethnicities, female identifying.
(WAITOR/WAITRESS)
35 to 50 years old, all ethnicities, male or female identifying.