HCC’s Arts Collective Announces Open Auditions for ‘House’ on 11/16@17/15 for its March Workshop Production

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HCC’s Arts Collective Announces Open Auditions for HOUSE.
NOVEMBER 16 and 17th for its March Workshop Production!

Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective proudly announces open auditions on November 16 and 17, 2015 in HCC’s Smith Theatre for its March Workshop Production of House, an original comedy written and directed by Daniel Johnston.

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ABOUT “HOUSE.” – THE PLAY: 
Alliances bloom and shatter while morality and integrity are dashed. Who will be saved as the grand prize inches closer? Follow ten contestants on TV’s hottest new reality show “HOUSE.”

OPEN AUDITIONS for ACTORS 18 and UP:
11 actors are needed; men and women ages 18 and up. All roles are available and are non-paid; all are encouraged to audition – HCC’s current, past student, guest artists from the community!

AUDITION DATES & TIMES:
Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm and 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
(2 audition blocks, per date available!)

AUDITION APPOINTMENT INFO, FORMS, ETC.!: Click Here!

LOCATION, DIRECTIONS:
Location: Howard Community College’s Smith Theatre
Directions – Click Here!
Parking – Click Here!

AUDITION PREPARATION:

-Character Breakdown available on AC’s website.
-Scripts & Sides: Available in HCC’s Arts & Humanities Division Office (HVPA 200) Mon-Thurs, 9 am-7 pm. Scripts are to be signed out for 2-hours only, however please keep the Sides and bring them to your audition.
-Callbacks: Save the date – Tuesday, Dec 1, 7 pm-10 pm (by invitation only)

REHEARSAL COMMITMENT:
-Rehearsals begin approximately Jan. 21, 2016

PERFORMANCES: MARCH 11 & 12, 2016
Friday, March 11th and Saturday, March 12th at 8 pm
In HCC’s Studio Theatre, Columbia, MD 21044

ABOUT AC’S WORKSHOP PRODUCTIONS:
The focus is on performance, the process, and in this case, an original play! The production will be staged in a modest form (sets, lights, costumes included will be elegant, yet simple). Actors cast will perform the play on their feet (lines memorized, with blocking) while enjoying an abbreviated rehearsal and performance schedule… and an amazing experience!

About the Playwright and Director: Daniel Johnston:

Playwright and Director Daniel Johnston.
Playwright and Director Daniel Johnston.

House. is Johnston’s first play to receive a workshop production as well as the first play he’s directed.  He has been writing prose as well as scripts for the stage and film for the past 8 years – most notable is his horror screenplay Blight, a film which was shot in 2012 and is currently in development/ pre-production, as well as his most prized short story, The Stalker. Directing credits include Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?! (W.I.G.) co-directed with S.G. Kramer since 2014, which Johnston has performed with since its inception (2008). He has also performed on stage in numerous other productions with Arts Collective such as A Christmas CarolPeter PanAngels in AmericaDracula, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Most recently, he took on three roles in AC’s satire Eat the Runt. In the future, Johnston plans to get back to writing, and hopes House. will help him make a name for himself as an author and playwright.

About HCC’s Arts Collective

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Howard Community College’s critically-acclaimed Arts Collective (AC) is a force to be reckoned with! AC is entirely committed to offering diverse, innovative, awe-inspiring works across all genres from the classics to the cutting edge, pushing the artistic boundaries inside theatre, original works, musical theatre and more! Established in 1994, AC is known for being one of area’s most outstanding and creatively alive artistic organizations. AC continues its commitment to performers and audiences by offering stellar experiences inside the theatre. AC supports, nurtures, and fuses collaborative relationships between all artists with and without experience, from students to guest artists, on and off the stage. View AC’s 21st Season line-up.

Celebrate AC’s artistic bravery and unique learning environment, where anything and everything is possible!

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