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2018 Audition Information

For those considering applying for acting roles you will need to prepare one, 1- 2 minute contemporary monologue.

The acting roles we are auditioning for are as follows:

1. FRANKENSTEIN

Adapted by Alexander Utz from Mary Shelley’s classic tale.
World Premiere directed by Bec Willett

Characters:

  • Ensemble 1 | Female-identifying. Open ethnicity. 20s.
  • Ensemble 2 | Female-identifying. Open ethnicity. 20s - 40s.
  • Ensemble 3 | Male-identifying. Open ethnicity. 20s - 40s.
  • Ensemble 4 | Male-identifying. Open ethnicity. 20s - 60s.
  • Ensemble 5 | Open gender. Open ethnicity. 20s - 40s.

This adaptation is an ensemble piece where each member will play multiple roles. Some of the roles include: the creature (a woman), Victor Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron. This process will include a workshop component.

Dates:

Rehearsals (including a workshop process) start early January, 2018.
Performances: March 8 - 31, 2018. Thurs, Fri, Sat evenings, Sunday matinees.

 

2. COLLAGE OF A DYSTOPIAN MIDWEST

By Chris Vanderark

An exploration of the future of human rights and artificial intelligence.
World Premiere directed by Bec Willett

Characters:

  • Josephine/JOSEPHINE | Female-identifying or non-binary. 30s. Open ethnicity. Plays both the human and A.I. version of herself.
  • Scott/SCOTT | Male-identifying. 30s - 40s. Open ethnicity.  Plays both the human and A.I. version of himself.
  • Gordon/GORDON | Male-identifying. 20s - 30s. Open ethnicity. Plays both the human and A.I. version of himself.
  • Charlie/CHARLIE | Male-identifying. 20s. Open ethnicity. Plays both the human and A.I. version of himself.

Dates:

Intended dates (TBC) are:

2-3 workshopping sessions as needed in August 2018
Rehearsals - September - Early October 2018
Performances - October 2018