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August 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm #139577
IT’S VERY IMPORTANT THAT THE DATE AND TIME OF THE AUDITION BE INCLUDED IN THE TITLE
(1) Submtter’s Name.
(2) Company’s Name and Website Url.
(3) Contact Person’s Name.
(4) Contact Person’s Email and Phone Number.
(5) Name of Production and Production Dates.
(6) Audition Information:
Dates and Times.
Location and Address.
Roles Available and Descriptions.
Any Other Relevant Information.
(7) And then go to Richard Cameron’s Washington DC Area Auditions & Show Info/Theatre Chat facebook page and add it in there.
**Furthermore, please keep topics in this forum related to auditions only. Any other topics will be removed.
August 25, 2015 at 12:27 pm #181309
Sally Boyett, Annapolis Shakespeare Company
Immediate Opening for ASC Teaching Artist
Annapolis Shakespeare Company seeks a highly qualified, energetic, professional theatre artist to teach in a variety of secondary school and community settings for the 2015-16 school year. The ideal candidate will have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in theatre with related professional experience. Previous practical experience teaching creative drama to young people a plus. Candidate must have reliable transportation.
I<span class=”text_exposed_show”>nterested candidates should forward resume to email@example.com. Please include immediate availability for weekday afternoon teaching assignments. </span>
Inquiries should be addresses to: Sally Boyett, ASC Education. Contact phone 410-280-1773.
Company Mission Statement
Annapolis Shakespeare Company is the premiere professional theatre company in Annapolis, Maryland and the only theatre company in the area dedicated to producing Shakespeare and the classics. Our mission is to produce bold, reimagined, entertaining and accessible interpretations of classical and contemporary plays and musicals with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other major dramatists. We are committed to promoting the highest level of artistic excellence, to cultivating the widest possible audience and to contributing to the economic and cultural growth of our community, state and region through the professional theatre experience, educational artist-in-residence programs, our pre-professional training and internship programs. The Annapolis Shakespeare Company enriches the human community through the revelation of beauty and the illumination of fundamental truths of human experience.
Education Mission Statement
To provide exceptional theatre education and training for all ages that creates a lasting, significant relationship with Shakespeare and other classic writers.
We hope to achieve these goals by:
– Forming a bridge to connect academic experience with practical experience by offering pre-professional training in our Young Company and upholding the tradition of theatrical Apprenticeships and Internships.
– Encouraging a sense of appreciation of the art form by offering outreach programs such as student matinee performances, student workshops and classes.
– Endorsing Shakespeare and other classic writers’ works as relevant to modern audiences through residencies in the public schools, arts centers and in community centers.
– Fostering well-rounded artists with knowledge in all areas of theatre, particularly focusing on classic plays, in our Camps and Studio Classes.
September 17, 2015 at 4:22 pm #182303
Auditions for Every Christmas Story Every Told and Then Some-Oct. 4 at 6:30 PM and Oct. 5 at 7:30 PM
Company: Silver Spring Stage http://www.ssstage.org/
Contact Person: Susan Brall, Director
Production: Every Christmas Story Every Told and Then Some
Dates: Dec. 11, 12, 13 and Dec. 18, 19 and 20.
Auditions: Sunday, Oct. 4 at 6:30PM and Mon., Oct. 5 at 7:30PM
Callbacks if necessary-Tues. Oct. 13th at 7:30PM)
Auditions Held at Silver Spring Stage
Woodmoor Shopping Center, 10145 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20901
Roles available: 3 roles Male or Female any age.
This is a production that is a spoof of several Christmas standards and requires interaction with the audience and improvising ability.
October 6, 2015 at 10:23 pm #183383
The BRITISH PLAYERS AUDITIONS for Rumplestiltskin, a Traditional British Pantomime
Directed by Daniel Geske, Produced by Carol Strachan
Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 10 am to 1 pm, Monday, October 5 – 7:30 to 9pm
Final Audition Date and Call Backs, Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 7:30 to 9:pm
Location: Bannockburn Clubhouse
6314 Bannockburn Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817
All roles are non-paying.
For more information, contact the Director
The British Players are casting males and females, young to adult, for the following:
Elizabeth: The town’s most beautiful young maiden.
Dame Dolly: The larger than life mother of Elizabeth, and owner of Chunky Knits, a wool shop. Traditionally played by a man.
King Harold: Imperious, greedy and unscrupulous. Played by a man.
Queen Cora: Equally imperious, etc. Played by a woman.
Prince Frederick: Dashing, handsome, loved madly by Elizabeth. Traditionally played by a young woman with long legs in fishnet stockings!
Simple Simon: Not quite so simple. A cheeky and irreverent young man with a natural, comic charm that endears him to the audience and Elizabeth, for whom he pines, hopelessly alas.
Grabbit: A royal guard. A somewhat slow-witted fellow.
Sue: Another royal guard. Somewhat slower-witted than Grabbit.
The Goblin Rumplestiltskin: An evil, odious imp who loves to cause mischief, especially for beautiful maidens.
Maria, the cow-llama: A beast of unusual intelligence, played by two actors.
Plus a bear, town crier, and chorus of townsfolk and animals.
February 23, 2016 at 12:34 pm #189704
Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre Auditions being held March 5th and 6th. Children’s show auditions March 7<sup>th</sup> and 8<sup>th</sup>.
Saturday, March 5 – Sunday, March 6 | CCBC Essex 7201 Rossville Blvd, Baltimore 21237
- Sat, March 5th: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Sun, March 6th: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.Godspell – A clever retelling of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, GODSPELL (2012) takes its audience on a high-energy romp through the Gospel of Saint Matthew. With a company of distinctive performers at the helm, the virtues and teachings of Jesus Christ are explored through a variety of theatrical techniques. The show Runs June 10-26.The Gazebo – A writer of TV whodunits and whyzits, always with an eye toward inventing the almost perfect crime, gets into a spot where he has to commit a real do-it-yourself murder. His wife has become the target of blackmail, so the writer has to silence the so-and-so with a six shooter and then find a place to hide the body. Soon the house is crawling with detectives and district attorneys, all looking to point the finger somewhere, thus casting the writer in a role he never expected he’d have to play: the suspect. The show Runs July 16-31. Please visit http://www.ccbcmd.edu/cockpit for audition details or more information. Or call 443-840-ARTS.
- Monday, March 7 – Tuesday, March 8, 6-9pm | CCBC Essex 7201 Rossville Blvd Disney’s Mulan, Jr (Directed by Liz Boyer Hunnicutt ) Based on Disney’s Oscar nominated film, Disney’s Mulan JR., is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor, and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney’s Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility. The show runs July 9-16 with some weekday matinees.
- Children’s show auditions March 7<sup>th</sup> and 8<sup>th</sup>.
- Towards Zero – What is the connection between a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a tennis player? To the casual observer, apparently nothing. When a houseparty gathers at Gull’s Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. (by Agatha Christie). The show runs June 11-26.
- Spamalot – The winner of 3 Tony Awards in 2005 including “Best Musical”, SPAMALOT lovingly rips off the classic Film comedy MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, and retells the legends of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, featuring a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful show girls? The show Runs July 15-31
- Godspell (Directed by: James Hunnicutt ), Spamalot (Directed by Laurie Starkey), The Gazebo (Directed by Linda Chambers), and Towards Zero (Directed by Joey Hellman)
March 24, 2016 at 11:03 pm #191271
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May 23, 2016 at 2:02 pm #194178
Tommy Malek, Director & Choreographer
Silhouette Stages, Inc. [www.youngfrankenstein.wix.com/2016]
The Young Frankenstein Casting Team
Young Frankenstein, The New Mel Brooks Musical
October 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!
Please visit http://youngfrankenstein.wix.com/2016 to find out how to sign up for an official appointment time! Spots have already begun to fill and we have a limited number… Be sure to secure yours today to be part of this monstrously fun production! Bursting onto the scene this fall at Silhouette Stages in Columbia, MD! Don’t miss it.
Silhouette Stages, Inc. presents
Young Frankenstein, the New Mel Brooks Musical
October 14-30, 2016
Directed & Choreographed by Tommy Malek
Music Directed by Nathan C. Scavilla
Stage Managed by Donna Hawkes
The Church at Covenant Park
4550 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(specific location pending)
Required Cast Meeting – July 25
First Rehearsal – August 1
Rehearsals will run primarily Monday-Thursday evenings, with some possible weekend rehearsals.
Cast tech weeks (October 3-6, October 9-13), performances (October 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30), a brush-up rehearsal (October 19 or 20) and a production strike (October 30 after the final performace) will be held at Slayton House Theater in Columbia, MD and are required dates for show participation. No conflicts will be accepted for any of those dates. An agreement will be issued for all individuals cast to sign abiding to these days and times.
We ask that you please refrain from auditioning if you are already fully committed to another project that conflicts with the aforementioned rehearsal, performance, and strike dates. Individuals with any major projects overlapping past August 12th will not be considered for this production.
ALL ROLES OPEN; Non-Union/Non-Paid
We are in search of a multi-talented comic cast of actors, singers, and dancers for this exciting musical production. We will be casting 17-18 individuals.
Currently casting the following roles:
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 30s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to G above middle C. Tap dancing a plus.
The Monster – Male, age indeterminate. Played by a bigger man – the bigger the better. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Vocal range: Ab one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Also must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Knowledge of tap dancing a plus.
Igor – Male, age 20s/30s. Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend–with a hunchback. Vocal range: D below middle C to F above middle C. Must be able to speak with a Cockney accent.
Inga – Female, age 20s. Frederick’s bubbly, naive young assistant. Sexy, attractive. A resident of Transylvania. Vocal range: G# below middle C to A above the treble staff. Yodeling and tap dancing a plus. Must be able to speak with a German accent.
Elizabeth Benning – Female, age 30s. Self-loving, “madcap”, boisterous fiancé of Frederick. Vocal range: F# below middle C to F#, top line of the treble staff. Must be able to belt.
Frau Blücher (whinney..!) – Female, age 30s/40s. Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate. Former lover of Victor Frankenstein. Vocal range: F## (G natural) below middle C to B, third line treble staff. Must be able to speak with German or Romanian accent.
Inspector Hans Kemp – Male, age 40s/50s. Head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg. Justice-driven. A one octave below middle C to F above middle C. Must be able to speak with a German or Romanian accent.
Ensemble/Swing cast, 5 male and 5 female, with plenty of featured roles, lot of lines and singing, including a barbershop quartet. We are looking for people with strong dance/movement training. Ability to speak with accents a plus. This group will portray gravediggers, villagers, medical students, passengers, mad scientists and various supporting roles, which may include:
Blind Hermit – Male, age 40s/50s Lonely, poor, blind town hermit longing for a friend. Vocal range: Bb one octave below middle C to Db just above middle C.
Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein – Male, age 40s/50s. Frederick’s infamous grandfather. Vocal range: C# below middle C to G# above middle C.
Ziggy – Male, age 20s/30s. Well-intentioned village idiot. Vocal range: F below middle C to F above middle C.
VISIT http://youngfrankenstein.wix.com/2016 to secure your audition time TODAY! Can’t wait to see you there!
July 4, 2016 at 8:51 pm #196047
<h2 class=”font_2″><span class=”color_18″>Casting call for GYPSY, The Mother of all Musicals at Reston Community Players</span></h2>
<div>JULY 9, 10, 13, 16</div>
<div>CALLBACKS BY INVITATION- JULY 17</div>
<div>AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD AT THE</div>
<div>RESTON COMMUNITY PLAYERS’ REHEARSAL HALL</div>
<div>266 Sunset Park Drive</div>
<div>Herndon, VA 20170
Directed by Paul Tonden
Music Direction by Mitch Bassman
Choreography by Andrea Heininge
Produced by Chris Dore and Cara Giambrone
October 21, 22, 28, 29, 30*, November 4, 5, 6*, 11, 12
<p class=”font_8″><span class=”color_18″>Casting all roles ranging from ages 8 and up. We strongly encourage actors of all types/ethnicities to audition for all roles as we will be color-blind/non-traditional casting. This American Classic is getting a fresh new bold concept and we are seeking smart, flexible & openminded talent to help us bring GYPSY to life!</span></p>
<p class=”font_8″><span class=”color_18″><span class=”wixGuard”></span></span><span class=”color_18″>Please prepare 32 measures of a song of your choice. Most roles will be asked to participate in a dance portion of the audition. If you would like to be considered for the roles of Rose, Herbie or Louise (Adult) please prepare a memorized monologue no more than 3 mins in length. </span></p>
<p class=”font_8″>Visit: http://restonplayers.org/get-involved/auditions-2 for more info.</p>
July 7, 2016 at 4:36 am #196146
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August 9, 2016 at 5:16 pm #197794
Seeking Actor/Singers for 42nd Street and Grinch Tours in
August 17, 2016
Alison Franck of Franck Casting is Seeking Actor/Singers for Big League Productions, Inc. Non-Union Tours of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and 42<sup>nd</sup> Street. Seeking the roles of The Grinch and Dorothy Brock.
Director: Mark Bramble, Choreographer: Randy Skinner. Musical Supervisor: TBD, Producer: Big League Productions, Inc. Executive Producer: Daniel Sher.
Reh Start: 11/28/2016 in NYC , Opens: 12/26/2016 in Naples. Closing TBD.
DOROTHY BROCK Female, 50s. Grand but vulnerable Actress. Great Smokey Jazz voice. Beautiful but past her prime. . Should be over 5’6”. PRINCIPAL. Salary: $800 week plus housing, travel and $225 week per diem.
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
TOUR and Nashville sitdown (two productions)
Director: Matt August, Choreographer: Bob Richard,
Original Choreography: John DeLuca,Creator: Jack O’Brien
Music: Mel Marvin, Book and Lyrics: Timothy Mason
Producer/ General Manager: Big League Productions, Inc.,
Executive Producer: Daniel Sher
Reh Start: 11/01/2016 in NYC, Opens: 11/18/2016, Closes Dec. 31, 2016.
*NOTE: even if not avail this year, please come, as we do this production as a tour and in Nashville every single year.
THE GRINCH Male, late 20s-mid 50s, any ethnicity. A beastly, charming curmudgeon. Scary but with a heart underneath. Has the size and presence of a Music Hall superstar with deft athleticism. Needs a strong, booming baritone/bass singing voice. Should be 6 feet or taller. PRINCIPAL. Salary: $1500 week plus housing and per diem. (and travel if tour)
Seeing actors on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at
Trinidad Theatre at Logan Fringe Arts Space
1358 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
To sign up please use SIGN-UP GENIUS. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45a5a722a7fe3-auditions1
Callbacks will be Thursday, August 18, 2016. Any questions email Alison.Franck@gmail.com
August 15, 2016 at 10:29 am #197956
Auditions for “The Snow Ball” August 22, 23 6:00-9:00 and August 27 10:00-1:00
The Snow Ball
by A. R. Gurney
Directed by Jerry Gietka
Produced by Jerry Gietka
Auditions for “The Snow Ball” are August 22 and 23 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and August 27 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. All roles are open and set audition times are not required. Please prepare a monologue of your choosing. You will also be asked to perform a cold read from the script.
Rehearsal times are Sunday 2:00, Monday and Tuesday 7:00-9:00. Make sure you list all conflicts on your audition form. While it is Third Wall policy to work through listed conflicts (within reason) prior to Tech Week, casting an actor with multiple conflicts is at the discretion of the show director. Everyone is required at all Tech Week rehearsals. <span class=”text_exposed_show”>
Cooper Jones is a middle aged realtor whose failing marriage and career have made him nostalgic. Over the objections of his wife, Liz, a pragmatic no-nonsense type, he is persuaded by his old friend Lucy to revive a winter dance which was the high point of their youth. To that end, they plan to invite back Jack Daley and Kitty Price, a dream couple from those bygone times. In flashback, we see Jack and Kitty, young, oblivious to the passage of time as they dance through Cooper’s memory. In other flashbacks we see the characters as their teenage selves.
Gurney grew up in a world which obligated him for at least four years to go to a dancing school, where they were taught by the same man who had instructed their parents, on how to waltz, fox-trot, and rumba. Through dancing school, they learned how to bow to girls, offer them an arm, hold them carefully, and most importantly how to lead them around the dance floor. More than that, they learned how to respect and connect with girls. This play focuses on a young couple – a rich girl and a poor boy – who get very good at dancing, and the attempt, many years later, to bring them back to town so they can dance together one last time.
Cast: 8 Men, 8 women and 13 to 15 young men and women
Even though this is a show about ballroom dancing, the only characters that need to be proficient at dancing are Young Jack and Young Kitty. It would be nice if the others had some skill level but it is not necessary. Actual ages are not important. Most adults should look or be made to look as if older middle aged. The young people should be teenagers or able to look like one. These character descriptions are provided strictly for your use in making some choices when asked to create a character for your audition and for any interactions between actors. Character development will be primarily the creative responsibility of each actor. If you wish to be successful at these auditions, please, make a STRONG choice and carry it out. GO WAY OVER THE TOP!
Cooper Jones, highly stressed in his career and in his marriage. Yearns for the simpler times of his youth. Is on stage for almost every page of the script.
Liz, Cooper’s wife, has raised her family and now it is her time for life and career, leaving Cooper wanting.
Lucy Dunbar, Cooper’s FRIEND. Talks Cooper into helping to hold the Snow Ball (among other things) as a fund raiser to restore the old ballroom where they all learned dance as children.
Older Jack Daley, Cooper’s friend since childhood, now a successful politician.
Older Kitty Price, poor in health, agrees to one last dance.
Young Jack, ambitious, poor, becomes the best dancer in the class.
Young Kitty, rich, lazy, every young man’s dream girl. Together with Jack, dance well enough to be considered for touring professionals.
Multiple Speaking Parts:
Mr. Van Dam, the dance instructor and Baldwin Hall, Kitty’s husband.
Joan Daley (Jack’s wife), Barbara (ball guest) and Rhoda Radner (Saul’s wife).
Saul Radner (Cooper’s friend), Workman, Fritzi (adult guest at the ball).
Ginny Waters (ball guest) and TV Interviewer
Billy Wickwire (ball guest) , Cameraman, and Waiter
Calvin Potter (ball guest) , Musician and Waiter
Heather Healy (ball guest) and Waitress
Brewster Dunn (ball guest), Mr. Smithers and Workman
Mary (ball guest) and Others
Young Men and women in dance class, all have some lines.
Featured young people include:
Young Cooper Jones Young Liz Young Lucy</span>
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December 6, 2016 at 9:00 am #205102
AUDITIONS for OUR TOWN at ANNAPOLIS SHAKESPEARE COMPANY 12/11/16-12/12/16 by appointment
Annapolis Shakespeare Company seeking AEA and non-AEA actors for OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder for the following roles: Doc Gibbs, George Gibbs, Rebecca Gibbs/Mrs. Soames. All roles paid. Rehearsals begin 12/26/16. Rehearsals are evenings and weekends. Tech begins 1/20/17. Shows 1/27/17-2/26/17 (Fridays 8pm, Saturdays 2pm & 8pm, Sundays 3pm). Please send H/R to casting@AnnapolisShakespeare.org. Auditions are evenings by appointment on Sunday, 12/11/16 & Monday, 12/12/16.
OUR TOWN will be presented in ASC’s new 99 seat theatre at 1804 West Street in Annapolis. Production calendar available on request.
January 15, 2017 at 3:46 pm #206741
AUDITIONS FOR LOCAL STORYTELLING EVENT: LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER DC
<p style=”margin: 0in 0in 12.0pt 0in;”>Listen to Your Mother (LTYM) is a spoken word stage show featuring local storytellers reading original essays on the subject of motherhood. DC’s 6th performance will be one of 30+ shows held across the country. No stage experience required.</p>
<p style=”margin: 0in 0in 12.0pt 0in;”>All LTYM shows feature both humorous and serious topics from diverse perspectives. Whether the story is about your mother or mother figure, or about being a mother or mother figure, the only requirement is that you tell your own personal story. Topics are not predetermined. We cast based on which stories work best as a cohesive group performance.</p>
Performance: Sunday, May 7, 2:00 p.m. at the Spectrum Theatre in Rosslyn (Arlington), VA
Auditions (by appointment only): Sunday, February 12, 11:00-4:00 at the Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods Plaza, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191; 703-476-4500 & and on Sunday, February 19, 11:00-4:00 at the office of our charitable cause, My Sister’s Place, 1436 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009. (This is a private office so please do not call for directions or location information. E-mail all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.) To schedule an audition, contact Kate Hood at email@example.com (we will not be able to accommodate auditions that have not been previously scheduled).
Rehearsals: limited to one cast read through on April 1, a one-on-one rehearsal with the director (at a mutually convenient time) and a brief run through on stage before the show.
A portion of all ticket sales will go to DC’s My Sister’s Place (www.mysistersplace.org).
No fees or compensation for performance.
Full details can be found @ http://listentoyourmothershow.com/dc/2017/01/10/2017ltymdcauditions/