Theatre In The Park to hold auditions for “Equivocation”

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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Theatre In The Park will hold auditions for “Equivocation” by Bill Cain on Sunday, April 19th starting at 6:30pm. Production Dates June 5-21, 2015.

Shagspeare (after a contemporary spelling of the Bard’s name) is commissioned by Robert Cecil, the prime minister, to write the “true historie” of the gunpowder plot. But as Shag and the acting company of the Globe investigate the plot, they discover that the King’s version of the story might, in fact, be a cover-up.

A high-stakes political thriller with contemporary resonances, Equivocation gallops from the great Globe to the Tower of London to the halls of Parliament to the heart of Judith, Shag’s younger daughter, who finds herself unexpectedly at the very heart of the political, dramatic and—ultimately—human mystery.

Roles available for 5 men and 1 woman. All actors, with the exception of Shag and Judith, will play multiple parts.

For the audition, please prepare a contemporary monologue and be prepared to read from the script. Auditions will be by appointment only. Please call 919-831-6936 to schedule your audition time. Perusal scripts are available on a 48-hour loan.

Equivocation is directed by Jerry Sipp.

Twin City Stage announces auditions for its Musical Summer Camp

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

twin city stageTwin City Stage will hold auditions for its musical summer camp, Cyrano de Burger Shack, on Saturday, April 18 at 11 am.  The camp, which is for ages 13-19, will offer roles for up to 15 boys and 15 girls, plus an ensemble.  Those auditioning are asked to prepare a short song and wear comfortable clothing and shoes, as they will be taught a dance combination as part of the audition. The teens will be auditioning for a spot in the camp, not a particular role.  Call backs and casting will happen on the first day of camp.

Those planning to audition are asked to pre-register on the www.childrenstheatrews.org website.

Cyrano is king of the local Burger Shack, but he can’t seem to win the love of his best friend, Roxanne. When Roxanne confesses her crush on the new burger-flipper, Christian, Cyrano decides that playing Cupid is better than sitting out of the game. An updated, modern-day version of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, this rollicking musical features hit contemporary pop songs such as “We Got the Beat,” “Firework,” “Allstar,” and “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).”

Camp dates for Cyrano de Burger Shack will be July 6-26, culminating with three main stage performances July 24-26.  Cheri Van Loon will direct the production and Alex Boese will stage manage.  Tuition for the three week, full day camp is $575, and scholarship opportunities are available.

Further information is available on the website (www.childrenstheatrews.org) or by calling Cheri Van Loon at (336) 748-0857 x204.

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte announces 2015-16 Season Auditions

Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte would like to announce our 2015-16 Season Auditions. These auditions will be casting 7 shows in the upcoming season.

 

 

The 2015-16 Season includes the following:​

ROCK OF AGES by Chris D’Arienzo
Rehearsal June 29- July 22
Run July 23- August 15

INC by Diana Grisanti
Rehearsal August 10- September 2
Run September 3- 26

BAD JEWS by Joshua Harmon
Rehearsal September 28- October 21
Run October 22- November 14

GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK CHRISTMAS MUSICAL Book By Betsy Kelso, Music and Lyrics By David Nehls
Rehearsal November 9- December 1
Run December 2- 27

FATHER COMES HOMES FROM THE WARS (PART 1,2 &3) by Suzan-Lori Parks
Rehearsal January 25- February 17
Run February 18- Mach 12

FLY BY NIGHT Conceived by Kim Rosenstock Written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, and Kim Rosenstock
Rehearsal March 20- April 13
Run April 14- May 7

STAGE KISS by Sarah Ruhl
Rehearsal May 9- June 1
Run June 2- 24

 

AUDITION DETAILS

ATC operates as a Small Professional Theatre(SPT3) and employees both Equity and Non-Equity performers. These auditions will take place on Saturday, April 25th 9:00am-5:00pm (lunch break 11:00am-noon) and Sunday, April 26th 2:00pm-10:00pm (dinner break 6:00pm-7:00pm) at ATC, located at 650 E Stonewall St. Charlotte, NC 28202.

Before attending audition:

  • To schedule an appointment time, please complete the form located here:
    AUDITION FORM
  • Prepare two short (approximately 1 minute each) contrasting monologues.
  • If auditioning for musicals, prepare one short upbeat musical selection (approximately 16 -32 bars) of a rock/pop/country song. A piano accompanist will be provided. No accapella. Please bring sheet music in correct key with beginning and ending clearly marked.
  • Bring 5 copies of your headshot and resume to your audition.

Other things to keep in mind:

  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your audition time.
  • You may park in the lot surrounding the building. Weekend parking is free.
  • If you have problems with the online form linked above, please contact Production Intern Tyler Mitchell at production@atcharlotte.org
  • Performers of all races, ethnicities, and abilities are encouraged to apply. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte endorses the goals of diversity, inclusion, and the principles of equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre industry.
  • Please be aware that Actor’s Theatre does NOT currently have housing available for out of town performers.

 

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

If you are unable to attend the audition calls, but still wish to be considered, we do accept video audition submissions. We would like to see 2 short contrasting monologues and, if auditioning for musicals, a short and upbeat rock/pop/country musical selection. Please load audition clip onto a hosting site and send the link, along with a headshot and resume, to Production Intern Tyler Mitchell at production@atcharlotte.org. Please title the email “Video Submission” and you will receive a reply acknowledging your audition submission. All videos must be received by Friday, April 24th.

Visit http://www.atcharlotte.org/auditions/ for more information and character breakdowns of each show.

Actor’s Theatre is an SPT tier 3 Equity theatre. Performers of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply. Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte endorses the goals of diversity, inclusion, and the principles of equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre industry.

Twin City Stage announces auditions for “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Directed by Jim McKeny
Performance dates: May 29-31 & June 4-7, 2015

Roles available:

2 men & 4 women (ages 20-60)

Please know that we desperately want YOU to succeed. If you have any questions about the process, call and ask us – we are here to help!

At all auditions, you’ll be asked to complete an audition form and a conflict sheet (detailing dates you won’t be available for rehearsals) and we’ll take a photo of you. Then…

For non-musicals, the audition will consist of reading “sides” – that is, portions of the script. We do check out scripts for a $10 cash deposit, which will be returned to you when you bring the script back to us. It’s helpful (but not mandatory!) if you know which roles you are interested in. To check out a script, please see Megan in the front office between 10 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Matthews Playhouse announces auditions for “The Wizard of Oz”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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The Wizard of Oz (a musical)
Directed by June Bayless
Choreographed by Bo Broadwell
Musical Director: JohnSmith
Auditions: Tuesday, April 28th & Wednesday, April 29th; 6:30pm-­9:00pm

 

 

 

Matthews Playhouse Room 204,
Matthews Community Center
100 E. McDowell Street
Matthews, NC 28105

Performances June 12th-­‐28th, Friday evenings and weekend matinees; possible Thursday evening shows.

We are looking for:

  • adults in leading roles as well as young people ages 8 and up
  • children 55 inches or shorter, ages 8 and up who sing and dance (height is important and will be measured at auditions)
  • older teens and adults who sing, dance and act
  • adults in speaking roles who do not need to sing or dance

Please come prepared to read from the script. Prepare 16 bars of music to sing; please bring sheet music (no CD accompaniment or a cappella singing). Time permitting, we will do some simple choreography. Generally, rehearsals will be Monday – Thursday evenings and Saturday or Sunday afternoons. You must be available for all performances.

Toto – we will hold auditions for the role of Toto after we have the human auditions. Toto must be a 4-legged dog, small enough to be held in one arm. Toto must be comfortable with children and strangers. Toto must not bark at new experiences and situations. Toto must be available for all performances and the final 2 weeks of rehearsal.

Flying – The roles of Dorothy, Glenda, The Wicked Witch, The Wizard, Mrs. Gultch, and Nikko the Monkey will need to be prepared to fly during parts of the production. ZFX, a professional, licensed and insured flying company will be contracted to handle all flying logistics and needs.

Sign up for an audition slot: www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4faeae2fa3f94-­‐wizard

For More Information:
www.matthewsplayhouse.com
704-­‐846-­‐8343
contact@matthewsplayhouse.com