A DOLL’S HOUSE will be held via Zoom,
Auditioners can request an appointment via email or Facebook.
DATES: Oct 26-30, 2020
WHERE: Virtual, through Zoom
HOW: Respond to the Facebook event OR email director Brian Farnham directly at email@example.com -(If you have already indicated interest through Facebook, you should NOT email Brian again :-)) He will get in touch with you and set up a 30 minute appointment (with a zoom meeting link) for a cold read. No preparation necessary.
As of this time, rehearsals and performances will be virtual.
ROLES (NOTE: age ranges are a guideline, not set in stone)Nora Helmer (female, late twenties to mid-forties) The female lead; demure and accommodating to her husband but with a strength and willpower not typically seen in women at the turn of the century. Nora’s development as a strong and independent woman ultimately drives the plot and meaning of the show. Requires a strong actress who can portray a complex and dynamic leading lady.
Torvald Helmer (male, late twenties to mid-forties) The male lead; controlling and overconfident, but not a monster. He is the embodiment of the casual misogyny and male privilege typical of the time. It is essential that Torvald be played by an actor capable of both subtlety and charisma.
Mr. Krogstad (male, late twenties to mid-forties) The primary antagonist; a lawyer and professional associate of Torvald with a checkered past. Krogstad is an amoral and desperate man, but ultimately is self-serving rather than evil. Requires an actor who can portray a villain who also inspires empathy in the audience.
Mrs. Linde (female, late twenties to mid-forties) An old school friend of Nora’s who makes a sudden re-entrance into her life. A quiet and unassuming woman, she is nonetheless the embodiment of feminine strength and resolve. Linde drives much of the plot of the show, but does so without being overt. Requires a subtle actress with strength and poise.
Dr. Rank (mid-thirties to late fifties) The Helmers’ closest friend; a man who harbors great love for both Torvald and, more specifically, Nora. He is a kind and jovial man, with an undercurrent of sadness and loneliness that becomes more evident as the show unfolds. Requires a charismatic and deeply relatable actor.
Anne (early fifties to mid-seventies) Governess to both Nora as a child and to Nora’s children. A small role – the actress selected for this role will also fulfill multiple other smaller roles throughout the show. Because of this, it is important to have an actress with versatility and the ability to multi-task.