fu-GEN casting call: looking for Asian male

Ching Chong Chinaman is casting for an asian male actor. This show is going to be fu-GEN Theatre Company‘s 10th Anniversary Production. Details below:

CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
written by Lauren Yee
directed by Nina Lee Aquino

PRODUCTION DATES
Rehearsals start February 11th, 2013
Opening performance March 14, 2013
Closing performance March 31, 2013

PLAY BREAKDOWN
The ultra-assimilated Wong family is as Chinese-American as apple pie: teenager Upton dreams of World of Warcraft superstardom; his sister Desi dreams of early admission to Princeton. Unfortunately, Upton’s chores and homework get in the way of his 24/7 videogaming, and Desi’s math grades don’t fit the Asian-American stereotype. Then Upton comes up with a novel solution for both problems: he acquires a Chinese indentured servant, who harbors an American dream of his own.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN
UPTON: 15, World of Warcraft superstar-to-be. Verbal, clever and enterprising. Asian or mixed-race.

AUDITION DATES
Monday, July 23, 2012
Auditions held at fu-GEN Theatre Company office, 157 Carlton Street, suite 207.

SUBMISSIONS
Please submit headshots and resumes to David Yee, Artistic Director, fu-GEN Theatre at auditions@fu-gen.org by Wednesday, July 18. Submissions are preferred electronically, using the subject heading “Ching Chong Chinaman audition submission” and are also welcome by mail. Please, do not submit in person. Sides and further details will be provided to applicants who are selected to audition.

fu-GEN Theatre Company engages under the ITA. Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors Equity Association will be given audition priority. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity contract.

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