The Five Vengeances

Production Company
Affair of Honor
Producer(s)
Nathania Bernabe & Jackie T. Hanlin
Director(s)
Jovanni Sy
Casting Director(s): 
Jovanni Sy and Nathania Bernabe
Union Status
CAEA Agreement
Project Type
Theatre / Live Performance
Student Production
No
Compensation Details

Profit Share under the Indie 2.2 or Equity Collective if granted funding we will be working under the Equity DOT policy.

Audition Date(s)
November 25 (Callbacks Dec 2nd)
Audition Location
Vancouver
Shoot / Perf. Date(s)
Nov 2020
Shoot / Perf. Location(s)
Performance Works Granville Island
Submission Deadline
Monday, November 18, 2019
Submission Instructions

Submission Details: Email affairofhonor@gmail.com with headshot and resume. Sides will be sent through email if selected. You will be asked to do a 30 sec movement piece (1 min max).
Please look at time commitments. We are delving into a complicated martial style and are very serious about the training pre rehearsals.

Project Synopsis
FIVE VENGEANCES BY JOVANNI SY Produced by Affair of Honor that produced the Jesse Nominated Soul Samurai, Playthings and Heroine. The Five Vengeances is a comic kung-fu adaptation of the Jacobean drama The Revengers Tragedy. This bloody tale of revenge will be told in the style of classic 1970s chop-socky cinema. Please note: There are themes of violence, sexuality, sexual violence and uses of crude language.
Additional Comments: 

We are looking for strong actors with advanced skills in stage combat and/or martial arts. With over 30 fight sequences, this production will be extremely demanding. Please only submit an application if you are confident in your own physical abilities.

Affair of Honor is a fight and movement based theater and performance company, focused on continuous training in the art of performance combat, ensemble building and multiple mediums of physical theatre. Affair of Honor is committed to creating visually stunning productions as well as providing a platform for emerging artists, showcasing diversity and cultivating stories with strong female leads.

To Learn more check out our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: @affairofhonor
Website: www.affairofhonor.ca

Time Commitments
Wushu Classes start March 2020 (Once A Week until rehearsals begin in September)
2 Week Movement and Fight Workshop June 17, 2020 - June 30, 2020
Rehearsals Mon - Saturday 10am - 6pm September 15, 2020 - Nov 2, 2020
Tech Rehearsal Nov 2nd - Nov 9th
Preview Nov 11
Shows Nov 12 - 16th and Nov 19 - 22

Character 1
Bella
Age
20s
Gender
Female
Description
Fury's deceased lover. Raped and murdered by The Overlord.
Character 2
Sage
Age
20s
Gender
Female
Description
Fury's younger sister. She is a novitiate at the temple. Her weapon is the Scholar's Fan, a keepsake from Fury.
Character 3
The Overlord
Age
40s or 50s
Gender
Male
Description
Supreme ruler of the Northern Lands. A fearsome fighter whose signature strike, the Viper's Palm, leaves his victims incapacitated.
Character 4
Second Consort
Age
40s or 50s
Gender
Female
Description
Concubine to The Overlord and mother to Wheedle, Brick, and Runt. She is a deadly fighter.
Character 5
Banger
Age
20s or 30s
Gender
Open
Description
Heir apparent to the throne of the Northern Lands. A degenerate libertine who fights with a double staff.
Additional Characters

TWIST MALE 20s or 30s. Bastard son of The Overlord. Seductive, brilliant, and treacherous.

RUNT OPEN 20s. The Second Consort's spoiled youngest son. [May double with either BELLA or SAGE.]