In collaboration with Bootstrap Theater Foundation, we are seeking actors/actresses for the  production of The Gods Are Not Happy, a new environmentally themed play by Sharmon J. Hilfinger.

Modest stipend, non-AEA production. Looking for a diverse cast with actors WHO MOVE WELL and are open to approaching a character in a new way in a physical theater ensemble production.  Members of ALL ETHNIC GROUPS are encouraged to audition. Performers who sing and play a portable instrument are encouraged to audition.

Auditions, Rehearsals and Performances: South Berkeley Community Church 1802 Fairview Street, Berkeley, CA 94703. 5 minute walk from Ashby BART



Saturday, June 2 from 12 noon to 6 pm.

Monday June 4, Tuesday June 5 from 7 to 10pm.

Callback  Wed June 6, 7 to 10 p.m.

Rehearsals start August 14, will take place 4 – 5 times a week, weekday evenings and Saturdays and Sundays during the day. Performances: from October 4 to October 21. Thursday -Sunday.



Demiurge, Female, age 30s, responsible for the creation of the universe.

Ra, Male, Male, age 30s, Egyptian sun god.

Lu Hsing, Male, age 30s,Chinese god of employment.

Dhumavati, Female, age 30s,Widow goddess from India,

Pachamama, Female, age 30/40s Mother Earth Goddess of the Andes

Chaz, American business executive age 40/50s  .

Davey, age 40/50s American business executive


For an audition appointment, email your headshot and resume by June 1 to Subject line should read: The Gods Are Not Happy Audition. If you play an instrument, mention that in your email. Submit as soon as possible.  For auditions, please prepare a monologue. A song, or musical number (instrumental) is encouraged, but optional. A copy of the script/sides will be provided by email.