Repertory Philippines will hold auditions for Equus on March 8 and 12


Equus tells the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious/sexual fascination with horses. This Repertory Philippines production will run from July 9-25, 2010.


Repertory Philippines (Rep) will hold open auditions for their new production of Peter Shaffer’s psychodrama Equus on Monday, March 8, 2010, 5-9 pm (for major and minor roles) and on Friday, March 12, 2010, 6-9 pm (for the role of Alan Strang) at the Rep office, C2-A, Building C, 2316, Karrivin Plaza, Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City.

In Equus, Dr. Martin Dysart attempts to treat Alan Strang, a teenage boy who has blinded six horses in a violent fit of passion. Dysart believes that Strang has a case of pathological religious and sexual fascination with horses, which leads the psychiatrist and his patient to a complex and disturbingly dramatic confrontation.

Richard Griffiths played Dysart and Daniel Radcliffe (of Harry Potter fame) played Strang in both London and Broadway revivals in 2007-2008.

Rep’s production of Equus is in search of actors for the following roles:

ALAN STRANG: Age 18 to 27 (can pass for 17). Height 5’5" to 5’9". He must be proficient in the English language. Acting and theater experience a plus.

DORA STRANG, Alan’s mother: Age 40 to 50.

Frank Strang, Alan’s father: Age 40 to 50.

HESTHER SALOMON, a magistrate: Age 30 to 50.

HARRY DALTON, stable owner: Age 40 to 60.

JILL MASON, Alan’s love interest: Age 20 to 23.

HORSEMAN: Height 5’10" and above. Lean built. Must be able to follow choreography.

HORSES: Height 5’10" and above. Lean built. Must be able to follow choreography.

*Visit http://repertory.ph for more detailed role descriptions.

Auditionees are requested to pick up the reading material for the roles they are auditioning for at the Rep office.

Auditionees are also requested to bring their biodata and one close up and one full body photograph.

For additional queries, contact Ria Pangilinan at Tel. No. (632) 887-0710.

Rep’s production of Equus runs from July 9 to 25, 2010 at Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt 1, Ayala Mall, Makati City.

Audie Gemora directs this production.

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