SOUTHERN REP THEATRE ANNOUNCES OPEN & AEA AUDITIONS FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF CHEMIN DU BAYOU PRODUCTION DETAILS: -CHEMIN DU BAYOU by Pamela Davis-Noland -Directed by Helen Jaksch -Choreographed by Jarrell Hamilton -Music Direction by Daniel Oakley -World Premiere -Rehearsals: April 14 - May 12, 2020 -Previews: May 13 - 16, 2020 -Opening Night: May 17, 2020 -Closing: May 31, 2020 AUDITION DETAILS: -All auditions are by appointment only -AEA Audition Call: Monday, February 10, 2020 10:00AM-6:00PM -Open Audition Call: Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 4:00PM-9:00PM -Callbacks: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 -Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road -Auditions are open to the public -Please bring one (1) copy of headshot and resume to the audition -Equity Membership Candidate (EMC) points available -All roles are paid, non-AEA $600 for production -AEA SPT CONTRACT TIER 1.5 -Those interested in auditioning should contact Hannah Jacuzzi at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment. Email only, no phone calls or Facebook messages. Sides will be available once audition is scheduled. AVAILABLE ROLES AND CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: Southern Rep is committed to diverse casting, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender identity, ability, etc. PLEASE NOTE: This play is currently in development and this list does not include all characters. Several roles will double. WOMAN: F, 30s-40s, Black, Writer, Currently working on being a reformed serial career-seeker. She struggles with her new decision to move to and become a full-time writer in New Orleans. She can't find her rhythm. ELDER: F, 60s, Black, WOMAN'S Spirit Guide, Frustrated with WOMAN'S inability to commit to her true calling of her being a writer. Aware of WOMAN'S dilemma, she intervenes. BAYUK: F, Teens, Black, Spirit Guide sent by ELDER to WOMAN to assist and lead her on a journey to find her rhythm. MS. BONURA: F, 50s, White, Teacher/Counselor and everyone's "Second Mom" at St. Rose de Lima School. CELESTE MARIGNY: F, 40s, Black/Creole, Founding Member of St. Rose de Lima Parish. SYLVANIE BLANC: F, 20s, White, French, Founding Member of St. Rose de Lima Parish. FELICIE CAILLOUX: F, 30s, Black, Educator and Wife of Captain Andre Cailloux. ANDRE CAILLOUX: M, 30s, Black, Captain and Civil War Hero. MAMA J: F, 60s, Black, Spirit Guide. LOUIS CHARLES ROUNDANEZ: M, 50s, Black, Creole, Founder of L'Union (1st African-American Newspaper in the country). NATIVE AMERICAN/INDIGENOUS SPIRIT GUIDE: F/M, 20s-40s, Native American/Indigenous/First Nations, Lived here first and carved the trail. THEODORE PICOU: M, 30s-40s, White, Owner of Picou's Bakery. SCHOOL CHILDREN: F/M, 8-10, any ethnicity, Students of the St. Rose de Lima School.