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This website provides information about auditions to be held in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area. That area includes Washtenaw County, Michigan and the counties of Southeastern Michigan. Please don't enter audition information for events outside that area. Auditions for films, dance, theater, opera, improv, and similar activities of interest to theatrical actors, directors and designers are welcome. Postings for design, technical, logistic and administrative work are also welcome.

These auditions are completed. They are posted here for historical interest. As you browse through these listings, you may find companies that are of interest to you. Also, note that some companies audition at approximately the same times each year. This listing may help you identify companies you may wish to contact about their future plans.

Listings will normally appear very roughly in reverse chronological order by entry date. That order may be thoroughly scrambled at times!

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For Detailed information about Gypsy visit SalineAreaPlayers.com The Story: Gypsy is the story of Mama Rose and her two daughters, the talented June and the less-gifted Louise. Rose, the iron-willed stage mother pushes her children toward stardom on the vaudeville stage and lets nothing stand in their way. They are joined along the way by troupes of children and an agent, the long-suffering Herbie, who just wants to settle down with Rose. Throughout their tours across the country, success is no closer than when they started. As the years go by, June elopes with the star male dancer, Tulsa. Later, as the dream of success crumbles further, Herbie and the rest of the crew leave Rose so that Louise is all that is left to fulfill Rose's dreams of fame. Never giving up, Rose thrusts her shy daughter into the world of burlesque. Soon Louise becomes world famous as the greatest strip tease artist of all time, Miss Gypsy Rose Lee, but at a cost to all involved including Rose. The Music: Gypsy has been hailed as one of the greatest musical ever written and includes one of Broadway's most thrilling musical scores with the immortal standards "Let Me Entertain You," "Some People," and "Everything's Coming Up Roses," plus "You'll Never Get Away from Me," "If Momma Was Married," "All I Need Is the Girl," "You Gotta Get A Gimmick" and "Together Wherever We Go." Gypsy's musical score must rank as one of the theater's best and its overture, one of the most exciting of all time. Female Roles: Character (age range) description Rose - (40-60) Very Strong Actress. Powerful Mezzo/Alto with solid low notes and belting capability. Minimal Dancing Louise - (18-30 ) Versatile singer and actress. Must be able to portray a 12-year-old tomboy and a 25-year-old super-model. Strong dancer & performer. June (14-30) Flexible actress and singer. High kicks, baton twirling and the splits a plus. Jon Benet Ramsey on steroids. Baby June - (6-12) Showy dance/performance skills. High kicks, baton twirling and the splits desirable. Loves to be in the spotlight. Baby Louise - (8-14) Moderate singer/dancer. Shy and always pushed aside for the star, Baby June. Tessie Tura - (20's to 50's) Character actress and singer. Gritty Burlesque belter with ballet skills and bump & grind moves. Class with a capital K. Mazeppa - (20's to 50's) Alto belter, possibly with trumpet-playing ability. Bump & grind dancing. Brassy Burlesque broad. Physically intimidating. Electra - (20's to 50's) Character actress/singer and dancer. Electrifying costume gimmick. Toreadorables/Hollywood Blonds: (12-24) Some acting and singing. Minimal dance Agnes Marjorie May Delores Thelma Edna Geraldine Show Girls: (18-30) Posing skills with minimal dance and singing. Placard Girls (18-30) Open each scene with a sign (placard) in the spotlight. Vanna White & Carol Merrill Non-Singing Female Roles: Miss Cratchitt (30-70)– a sharp witted secretary Renee (20-40) a stereotypical French maid. French dialect Waitress at Chinese Restaurant Hotel Guests Restaurant Patrons Stage Mothers Clara/ Clarence – a clarinet player in Uncle Jocko's Kiddie Show Balloon Girl -a specialty act in Uncle Jocko's Kiddie Show Auditioning Girls at Jocko's Kiddie Show Male Roles: Herbie - (40-60) Baritone. Minimal dance, Strong actor. Rose's love interest. An easy going guy who gets stepped on by Rose and eventually shows his backbone. Tulsa - (17-30) High Baritone with very strong dance skills, tap & jazz. Young Gene Kelly Yonkers (17-30) Good singer & dancer. Minimal Acting. Angie (17-30) Good singer & dancer. Minimal Acting. L.A. (17-30) Good singer & dancer. Minimal Acting. Farmboys (17-30) Good singers & dancers. Newsboys (6-12) Some singing dancing and acting needed. Boyscouts (6-12) Singing only Non-Singing Male Roles: Uncle Jocko (30-70)– a sleazy vaudeville kiddie show host George - Uncle Jocko's flabbergasted stage manager Mr. Weber – a no-nonsense vaudeville producer Mr. Kringelein – a pompous hotel manager Mr. Goldstone – a mild-mannered, timid man Cigar – a crusty, old, cigar-smoking burlesque producer Pastey – a smart-ass stagehand punk Phil – Gypsy's press agent Monsieur Bougeron Couchon -Vogue Magazine Reporter/Photographer Rich Man (non-speaking) Hotel Guests Auditioning Boys at Jocko's Kiddie Show Clara/ Clarence – a clarinet player in Uncle Jocko's Kiddie Show


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Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1510 W. Michigan Avenue, Jackson, MI & Lily Missionary Baptist Church, 1117 Deyo St., Jackson, MI Production is an event of Jackson's Big Read where everyone in the county will be reading, listening, discussing or viewing "To Kill a Mockingbird". Mary Badham who played Scout in the movie will be present on opening night. There are parts for 1 young girl, 2 young boys (8-12); 12 men - 2 African-American (one age 25-35, one 50-60)- 10 Caucasian (ages 35-65); 5 women - 1 African-American (age 45-60); 4 Caucasian (Ages 40-80). The play takes place in 1935 Alabama and has a strong racial theme. Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.


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looking for actors to fill 5 men and 6 women roles. Age range is young adult to serniors, in both genders. There is one lead role, a male, late 20's or appearing so. This is a great show with great language. Very very funny.

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MCRT To Replace The Eunuch With Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) The Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for its spring production of Christopher Hampton’s play Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) based on the classic novel by Choderlos de Laclos, Sunday, December 17th at 4:00 p.m. at the Riverside Arts Center at 76 N. Huron Street in Ypsilanti. There are roles for 4 men and 6 women ages 16-80. One Equity Contract will be available. Production dates are March 1-11, 2007 at the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti. The show will be directed by MCRT President, Wendy Wright. The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge made “Les Liaisons dangereuses” (1782) one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature and Christopher Hampton’s brilliant theatrical adaptation has preserved the satanic magnetism of the twin conspirators while going all out for social comedy. Its prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil--gifted, wealth, and bored--form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game. And they play this game with such wit and style that it is impossible not to admire them, until they discover mysterious rules that they cannot understand. In the ensuing battle there can be no winners, and the innocent suffer with the guilty For more detailed information or if you are interested, but cannot make the audition date, please contact Wendy Wright at (734) 276-7166.


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Roles for 10 men and 1 woman plus island spirits. Many male roles may be cast as women. Those interested in Ariel, Caliban, Stephano or featured ensemble should prepare 16 bars of a song to sing a capella. Visit www.a2ct.org for additional information and character descriptions.


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Playing Around is a contest for full-length original scripts and is intended to assist playwrights with development of new works. The contest is open to all. Two winners will receive a staged reading of their play. Contest Deadline is March 1, 2007. For complete details and contest rules please visit -- http://www.a2ct.org/files/show/playingaroundrules.htm

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Jesus in the Hood is based on the Gospel according to Luke. What would happen if Jesus was born today in Southwest Detroit? What would he be like? His life? There is a large cast in this show, everyone that is interested please call (313) 967-0999 to sign up for an audition time. Walk-ins are welcome. All acting roles receive stipend pay.


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My name is Maggie Glass and I am directing a short film to be premiered at the Lightworks Film Festival at the University of Michigan. I am seeking a woman (age 35-55) to play the Mother character and a man (40-60) to play the Father character. The film is a collection of memories and anecdotes regarding childhood and family. Some of the film will consist of drawn animation, so if you are interested in voice-over work as well, this is an excellent venue. If you would like to set up an audition time or look at the script, please feel free to e-mail me at MaggieGlass@Gmail.com Thank you for your time.


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Shakespeare's original romantic comedy of revenge, restoration and redemption set on an enchanted island! Some of the most elegant poetry and comical prose ever written, by history's greatest wordsmith and dramatist. Please see the AACT audition page for this show at http://www.a2ct.org/files/participate/audition.htm#The_Tempest for additional details. Gender-blind and non-traditional casting possible for many roles. Several excellent cameo roles have been combined into multi-character opportunities for 'ensemble.' Audition will consist of cold readings from the play selected by the director. No prepared material necessary. If you are auditioning for the characters of Ariel, Caliban or Stephano, or for featured roles in the ensemble, be prepared to sing a short (16 bars) a cappella selection of your choice, and briefly demonstrate your ability to move well on stage. Possible callbacks on 1/9/07 at 7:00 p.m.


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Four couples are invited to celebrate the tenth wedding anniversary of a deputy New York City mayor and his wife. However, upon arrival, their host is found unconscious with a bullet wound graze to his head, his wife is missing, and nothing is prepared for the party.  As each couple arrive, new fun twists occur to attempt to solve the  mystery in this wild, fast-paced comedy. Roles for 5 men and 5 women of varying ages. Please visit our website http://chelseaareaplayers.org for a complete character breakdown.

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Parallel Lives is a smart, provocative exploration of the sexes as they struggle through the common rituals of life. There are roles for two-four women ages 18 and up. Attend one of the two regular auditions; be available for callbacks Monday, December 11 from 5:30-7pm. Parallel Lives is a part of A2CT's Studio Series. All performances will take place in the intimate A2CT Studio Theater.


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(Description from Dramatic Publishing) M*A*S*H stands for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and joining it are two unpredictable madcaps, Hawkeye and Duke. They can't be dealt with casually, however, because they are also two of the best chest surgeons in South Korea. They decide to wage a campaign to get a young Korean to the United States and entered in a good school. The thread of this effort helps tie together the pileup of comic adventures that pyramid right before the eyes of your astonished and hysterical audience!


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Set in four different city hotel rooms, Guy, a writer, prior to getting married, sets off on a journey to reunite with four old girlfriends with the intent of cleaning up any unresolved issues and making sure there are no hard feelings.


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Auditions for Abstraction Theatre's second production, Nineteen Variations on Hamlet, will be held Saturday, December 16th, from noon - 2 in Study Room #6 of the Kalamazoo Public Library, 315 S. Rose. Roles available: Claudius, Polonius, and Narrator (female, high school or college student). Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, but if you want to dazzle us with a Shakespearean monologue, feel free. Nineteen Variations on Hamlet will be performed at FIRE in March, 2007. Rehearsals will begin soon after the New Year. There will be some small compensation for the actors, depending on ticket sales.


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AUDITION NOTICE—JET THEATRE We will be casting It Should Be by Ted Herstand on: Wednesday, November 29 Callbacks TBA Friday, December 1 First rehearsal is Tuesday, January 2, 2007; time TBA First performance is Tuesday, January 23 Closing performance is Sunday, February 18 This is a play which was done in our annual Festival of new Plays 2 years ago. It will be directed by the playwright, Ted Herstand. Auditions will be cold readings from the script. Perusal copies available at the JET office. Call 248-788-2900 M-F from 10 AM—5 PM to schedule an appointment. Playwright's descriptions: Mama-pre-cast Papa-70, Mama's husband, slight, mild mannered, Yiddish accent Muriel--44, their daughter, matronly, lives with Mama & Papa as do her husband & children Irwin--49 Muriel's husband, nervous, energetic, grooms himself like George Raft Harold--11, Muriel & Irwin's son, plump Sister--16, Muriel & Irwin's daughter, plump Becky--50 Mama & Papa's older daughter, bleached-blond Benny--28 Becky's son, nice looking, lives with Mama & Papa Herman Berger (pronounced Berzhay) 65, Becky's "mam-friend" short, plump, studied politeness and refinement, Yiddish accent Shmuelevitz--60 building owner-superintendent, somewhat unkempt, Yiddish accent Cecily Smith--26, thin, plain, pleasant.


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The story: Two brothers have fallen in love. The older brother is courting the courtesan who lives next door. His rival is an army officer that is currently in her favor based on the gift of a slave girl. The younger brother caught a glimpse of this slave girl and it is “love at first sight”. At the passing suggestion of their household slave, the younger brother switch clothes with the Eunuch his brother is presenting to the courtesan in order to gain access to the slave girl that has smitten him. The courtesan believes the slave girl is really a free-born citizen who was stolen by pirates and she is attempting to reunite her with her brother. Will the younger brother be found out? Will the courtesan chose the army officer over the older brother? Is the slave girl really a free-born citizen and will she be reunited with her brother? Will everything be worked out before the boys’ father arrives home from a rest in the country? Roles Women Thais (20-30) – a courtesan Pythias (20-60) – the housekeeper slave of Thais Dorias (20-60) – a maid slave to Thais Sophrona (40-80) – an old nurse of Pamphila Non-speaking Pamphila (16-20) – slave girl given to Thais by the officer African Slave girl (18-30) – slave girl given to Thais by the older brother Men Phaedria (20-30) – the older brother Parmeno (20-60) – the house slave of the two brothers Chaerea (16-20) – the younger brother Laches* (40-60) – the boys’ father Thraso (30-60) – an army officer Gnatho (20-60) – a parasite (attends to Thraso) Chremes (20-30) – Pamphila’s brother Antipho* (16-20) – Chaerea’s friend Dorus* (40-60) – the real Eunuch Private Donax (20-40) – member of Thraso’s army Corporal Sanga (20-40) – member of Thraso’s army Non-speaking Private Simalio (20-40) – member of Thraso’s army Private Syriscus (20-40) – member of Thraso’s army *May be doubled as the soldiers


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character description. Bring non-returnable photo, resume, and shoes you can dance in. A photo can be taken for $1 at auditon. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member of Spotlight Players ($20) before the first read-though or the role will be recast.


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Audition “Customer’s Always Right” Potential National Television Sitcom Series Schedule your audition time and date today. Audition: November 17-19, 2006 Where: Jameson Inn of Henderson 400 N. Cooper Dr. Henderson, North Carolina 27536 Phone: 252-430-0247 Paying Job!!! Up to SAG rates!!! Please call and schedule your audition time. You will also need to know what role you will be auditioning for. Come to the audition with at least 2 headshots and resumes. If you don’t have an up to date headshot or picture of yourself there will be someone there to take a Polaroid picture of you for $2. You can check out all casting info at www.freeactingtips.com and click on Customer’s Always Right.


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We will be casting five women ranging in age from 20-55. For further information, please contact our office @ 734-446-5843 or by emailing ActEdTheatre@aol.com.


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WE ARE LOOKING FOR ACTORS AND A DIRECTOR FOR A STUDENT FILM CALLED "THE INSIDE" THIS IS NOT A PAYING JOB YOU WILL RECIVE CREDIT AND A DVD COPIE OF THE FILM


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Chelsea Area Players are seeking an experienced Director for their Winter Dinner Theater production of Niel Simon's "Rumors." Auditions and rehearsals will be at the Chelsea Community Hospital Woodlands Room(s) and beginning in December. Very flexible scheduling. Performances will be at the Chelsea Comfort Inn Conference Center with dinning beginning at 6:30 and performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 8th, 9th and 10th. 'Rumors' is set during the tenth anniversary party of the deputy mayor of New York City and his wife. As the evening opens, he lies in his bed with an unexplained gunshot wound through his ear, while his wife and the servants are nowhere to be found. Each couple arriving at the party is kept in the dark about the situation by those who had arrived prior, until the evening becomes a funny study of miscommunication and misinformation. "Has nothing on its mind except making the audience laugh." -N.Y. Times. Interested Directors are requested to immediately contact the CAP Board via email at chelseaareaplayers@gmail.com or by calling 734-475-8713.


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Directed by Lynn Lammers. Characters: Sandy, prostitute, 18yrs old-mid twenties; Heather, prostitute, mid twenties-thirties; Curt, cop, mid twenties-thirties; Doug, cop, mid twenties-thirties; Beth, Curt's girlfriend, mid twenties-thirties; Please bring headshot and resume, if you have them. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU BRING YOUR SCHEDULING CONFLICTS! Come early to fill out an audition form. You may be asked to stay longer than your half hour time slot. Please call (734) 846-4087 to sign up for a half hour time slot. Leave a message that includes your name and phone number, as well as what time slot you would like, and any questions. You will receive a confirmation call if you leave a message. Rehearsals Begin: January 2nd, 2007; Tech Weekend: February 10th and 11th; Run of Show: Feb.15th-18th, Feb. 22nd-25th;


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What is it like to audition in a professional situation? TAKE THE CHALLENGE! Join So You Say on Saturday, October 28th to perform a “mock” audition for industry professional Rod Gailes (see bio below). Auditions will run between 10am and 3pm with individual attention and feedback being given to your private performance. Afterwards join a public discussion between 4pm and 5pm to learn more about Rod’s career plus upcoming film and television projects related to HIV and AIDS. 2 steps to request an audition appointment: (1)DECIDE on 2 contrasting monologues from separate contemporary plays (typically one comedic; the other dramatic) (2)E-MAIL so.you.say-requests@umich.edu with your photo OR headshot in .JPG format AND your resume in WORD DOCUMENT format. The e-mail subject line should read: ATTN: ROD GAILES SPECIAL NOTE: Actors from ALL levels of performance experience are welcome to submit. FINAL DEADLINE FOR E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH. More About Rod Gailes, OBC … NYU Tisch graduate and U-M alum Rod Gailes is fast-becoming a forerunner in the young generation of the nation's best independent filmmakers. After working closely with Spike Lee for 8 years, Rod is now also a director based in New York City. Rod Gailes has won first place at numerous film festivals all over the nation. His production company, OBC Dreamtheatre, has produced such award-winning films as PHAROAH JONES; TWIN COUSINS; CAMOUFLAGE; and the 2005 play titled UNSPEAKABLE: RICHARD PRYOR LIVE & UNCENSORED.


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This is for on-camera work. We are looking for non-union actors as this is a for a non-profit organization. It is a faith based Lutheran project. We need one 4-6 year old girl and one 9-10 year old boy for two PSAs. The days of taping will be full days and a parent must accompany the child. Thank you!


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The Comic Opera Guild is a semi-professional company that has produced classic musical theater for over 30 years. The company has toured the State of Michigan. Auditions are open to interested persons at all levels of expertise. We are seeking chorus as well as principals. This will be the Guild's first major production at the Village Theater. Rehearsals will be one to two a week for most people. The Roles: MABEL (soprano), daughter of Major General Stanley KATE, EDITH and ISABEL, his other daughters RUTH, (mezzo) a piratical maid-of-all-work FREDERICK (tenor) an apprentice pirate THE PIRATE KING (baritone) SAMUEL. HIS LIEUTENANT (baritone) MAJOR GENERAL STANLEY (baritone) THE SERGEANT OF POLICE (bass) and a CHORUS consisting of Major Stanley’s daughters, pirates and policemen.


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Every October in association with the fall production, Concordia offers a series of workshops for high school students and Concordia theater students as part of a Theatre Festival. We are looking for a person to lead two sessions on theatrical makeup, preferably one session covering basic makeup and simple old age makeup, and a second session covering more advanced topics, such as fantasy makeup (animals a la Cats, supernatural creatures a la Midsummer NIght's Dream, etc.) There is a stipend of $50 per session i.e. $100 for the two sessions. All materials will be supplied by Concordia. Facilities include two dressing rooms with mirrors, lights and available water. The makeup sessions will be on October 28, 2006 between 1 and 5 PM. If you are interested, please contact Laura Bird by phone at (734) 995-7359 or by email at BIRDL@cuaa.edu, or Robert Bethune by email at annarborauditions@annarborauditions.org. Let us know about your training and credits in makeup.


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According to today's Free Press, MTV is seeking men and women 18-24 for their reality series, The Real World. Casing session is 10-5 today at Scorekeepers, 310 Maynard Street. Bring a photo ID and recent picture.


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This is an experimental short film about the loss of innocence. We are looking for someone to play the role of a middle-aged female and a younger (20s-30s) female. This is an unpaid job but an exciting oppurtunity to work on a honors thesis student film that will be widely seen.


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The Arbor Consort is a semi-professional, a cappella group for hire. The performances will be 4-part ensembles, usually 1-2 voices on a part. If you enjoy caroling with your church or school choir, please consider joining us this season. The audition will check your voice range, vocal tone and quality, and general musicianship. Your audition piece does not have to be memorized, and can be a single verse of your favorite carol. *Note*- You will be performing in Dickens-era outfits (not provided, but assistance is available). A cape or full-length coat with a period hat and boots will get you started.


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This is an interactive dinner theater production; a comedy/mystery. The cruise ship Intrepid is headed for Cancun. On the way, zany events and a murder occur. The audience will be asked to vote on "whodunit". Six men, five women; ages 18 to 65. Cast will eat with the diners as part of the show.


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We are a non-profit shadow cast. We perform live along with cult classic and camp movies while the film plays behind us. We are performing Shaun of the Dead at the Ohio Theater this Oct 20, and we are in need of a few more cast members. We are looking for a female 20's-30's to play the lead role of Liz. We are also looking for extras to play Zombies. If you are interested, please contact me immediately so that an audition can be arranged. Please watch the film and prepare a short scene to perform.


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Callbacks are Monday, October 9, 2006 from 6pm-10pm. Mandatory first readthrough October 15, 6-10pm. Attend only one of the regular auditions dates in its entirety, and be available for callbacks. Character descriptions available online at a2ct.org


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The Shakespearean Sonnet Slam is the LARGEST student-oriented event of the RSC Residency. Students are asked to create an original interpretation of Sonnets 2, 4, 5, 10 or 11. This means turning the sonnet into a dance piece, a slam performance, an instrumental performance, a theatrical piece, etc. If you can think it, do it! We're looking for a wide variety or performance types and a wide variety of students with varying interests, study-backgrounds, etc. Students are invited to audition individually or in groups. Performances are to be between 3 and 5 minutes long, including set-up and break-down. Performers or groups of performers who pass auditions will perform on Nov 5 in Rackham auditorium. RSC and Performance Network actors will judge the performances and provide on-the-spot feedback. The winners will take home a BIG cash prize. The Royal Shakespeare Company actors are very excited about this event and are scrambling to judge! Don't miss out on your chance to perform at the biggest student event of the RSC Residency and to interact directly with RSC and Performance Network actors!


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We are looking for 3 males for 3 major roles in The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie. The ages are variable, but those participating must be over 21. We are experienced actors and actresses and need people with stage experience to join us. The director has directed many productions and is in the last year of the Masters in Theatre Directing program at Michigan State University. If you have talent and want to join a group committed to quality theatre, please contact us right away. An audition date, time and location will be set up. For more information on the play and the male roles available(no male roles have been set yet), see our website: www.thephoneixplayers.org


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Concordia University Theatre is looking for children ages 6-12 years old to join college students in performing this play based on the popular children's book. Auditions by appointment only. To schedule an audition contact Laura Bird at birdl@cuaa.edu. Include your child's name, age and whether or not he/she is a confident reader. We want children of all reading abilities to feel comfortable auditioning. Non-readers can expect to play some improvisational games and sing either “Happy Birthday” or “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” (Ability to sing well is a plus but not a requirement.) Confident readers will also warm up with some improvisational games, sing for us and then move into some reading from the script. Children should wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing in which they can move easily to the auditions. Potential rehearsal times include weekday evenings, Saturdays, and Sunday afternoons, three to four times per week on average and every day the week of the show. Rehearsals last from one – three hours. A schedule with clear start and stop times will be developed as soon as the show is cast. Every effort will be made to schedule children so they can be home before bedtime. Please note that there are two morning performances that will require your child to miss some school. Bring a schedule of your child’s conflicts to auditions.


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PLOT SYNOPSIS: "Escanaba in Da Moonlight" is Jeff Daniels’ hilarious comedy about five Yoopers and their escapades at a ramshackle deer camp just prior to Opening Day of the 1989 hunting season. ----CHARACTERS---- ALBERT SOADY: sixties, a little paunchy, takes care of himself, crusty patriarch, straight shooter, honest, level-headed, in control, story teller---- REUBEN SOADY: mid-thirties; muscular, scruffy but passable; two-cards-short-of-a-full-deck; bull-headed, honest, desperate---- REMNAR SOADY: early thirties; muscular, scruffy, messy bachelor; one-card-short-of-a-full-deck; superstitious, honest, really fixed in his ways---- JIMMER NEGAMANEE: ageless; anything (thin to portly); nondescript appearance but different (off the wall); speaks gibberish only (but understandably); very likeable---- RANGER TOM T. TREADO: forties; anything (thin to portly); neat, uniformed (except for undergarment); freaked out, helpful---- WOLF MOON DANCE SOADY (walk on): late twenties; trim, in good condition; spirit-like, ethereal


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Junior Theatre is a program for kids in grades 4-12. Shows are geared for children ages 4 and up. There are roles for up to 25 young actors of either gender. Rehearsals are Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 4:30-6:30 and Saturdays from 9am-noon. Auditions consist of theater games and cold readings from the script. No preparation or pre-registration is required. Actors should attend one of the two regular audition times and be available for callbacks on Saturday, September 23 from 9am-noon. More info is available online at a2ct.org or by calling the office at 971-2228.


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Tom Jones is an 18th Century comedy based on the novel by Henry Fielding. It follows the exploits of infamous rake Tom Jones as he swashbuckles and romances his way through England. Roles for 13 men and 11 women, ages 18-80. Character descriptions available online at a2ct.org or by calling 971-2228. Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is a community theater and is open to all.


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African American Children Dorothy: A girl who learns to love while she gets lost in the world of Oz (12-15 year old girl) Scarecrow: (taken) Tinman: claims to have no heart and trys to get one from the Wizard (12-15 year old boy) Lion: (taken) Miss One: good witch of the North who takes care of the munchkins (11-14 year old girl) Glinda: (taken) Evillene: (taken) Wiz: the ruler of Oz but turns out to be a fake guy from New Jersey (12-15 year old boy) Munchkins:(8-13 year old boys and girls) Dancers: (10-15 year old boys and girls)


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I am looking for short plays by authors who live in Michigan - the closer to the Kalamazoo area, the better - for performance at Fire, an art gallery/performance space in Kalamazoo. I am looking for plays that are: approximately 10 - 15 minutes in length simple to stage require a small cast Please email scripts to me by September 8th at ewanmcgregorlovesme@yahoo.com I will also be holding auditions for interested actors. Audition date is Sunday, September 10th at 1pm. There will be some small compensation for authors and actors depending on box office revenue.


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Looking for 3 men age range 30's-60's. 2 females age range 30's -50's. About the show: Mathew, a jealous actor, suspects his actress wife, Lisa, is having an affair with their director, Adrian. Or is it just the play about an affair that the three are rehearsing? Or perhaps Mathew imagines it all to have something to report to his therapist, Frank, who turns out to be Lisa's therapist, as well. And then there is Corey, a waitress and/or Private Eye, and...Confused yet? With more layers than an onion, Private Eyes is a comedy of suspicion in which nothing is ever quite what it seems.


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Looking for STRONG female pointe dancers (age 16-25) for an independent film titled '24'. 'Center Stage' type dance number. Need to be available for rehearsal Friday, September 8 (ALL evening), Saturday & Sunday (ALL DAY) for Film Shooting. Rehearsal in Farmington Hills, Shooting in Walled Lake theatre. This is a paid position.


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Flint City Theatre Auditions: "SCREAM THEATRE" Monday, September 25, 5pm-8pm at the Good Beans Café, 328 N. Grand Traverse, Flint, MI 48503 SHOW DATES Oct 21, 8pm (at CVP in Clarkston) Oct, 27, 28, 8pm (at Good Beans) and a possible additional date at the Holly Hotel TBA AUDITIONS WILL CONSIST OF: Cold readings. We're looking for wide ranging character voices, accents, creepy Allister Cooke type storytellers, good screamers etc. and a short, optional singing audition. This is NOT a musical, though there will be a couple songs. Singing is only a part of this show. If you're not ok with singing, we're ok with that. The show: SCREAM THEATRE is an evening of spooky-ooky, Halloweenie storytelling performed in an old fashioned radio show format, complete with sound effects, station identification tag and spooky songs.


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In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor dairyman, tries to instill in his five daughters the traditions of his tight-knit Jewish community in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Its charm, humor, warmth, honesty and universal themes cut across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, touching audiences throughout the world. A epic piece of theatre, Fiddler... Junior covers the full range of human emotions, presenting young performers with a unique acting challenge - especially the mature young man starring as Tevye, among the most memorable and rewarding roles in musical theatre. Many roles for boys and girls who are in grades 3 through 8. More information can be found at our website http://chelseaareaplayers.org


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So You Say Productions is interviewing directors with new ideas for our 2006-2007 season! One of the premeiere student theatre ensembles on the University of Michigan campus, our mission is to cast skilled African-American actors in roles they usually wouldn't be considered for. Successful productions include: Cat on A Hat Tin Roof by Temnnesse Williams (2005), A Trilogy for the Black Family by Professor Charles "OyamO" Gordon (World-Premiere 2005), and Aristophanes' Lysistrata (2006). Please send all inquiries to so.you.say-requests@umich.edu We are open for directors and


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Journey back in time with Ebenezer Scrooge to Christmas Eve 1843, where you will be whisked away to Olde London Town in the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. You'll be asked to sing 16 bars of a song that best highlights your vocal range. You may be asked to read from the script or to move. Please wear comfortable clothing. Roles are available for all ages and none are pre-cast. If you cannot make the "official" audition dates, contact the director for an appointment on either Sept. 5 or 7. Rehearsals will be Monday through Thursdays beginning September 25 until production weeks from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Immanuel Lutheran Church on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Brown Street in Jackson. The 1970 movie version starred Albert Finney as Scrooge and is a great favorite during the holiday season every year. The stage version was first presented in the United Kingdom in 1992. Composer Leslie Bricusse also created the music for "Dr. Doolittle", "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "Stop the World I Want to Get Off". Additional information about featured roles and required vocal range will be available on the Center Stage Jackson website www.centerstagejackson.org or send your questions to annh@centerstagejackson.org. Or check out our blog at http://centerstagejackson.blogspot.com/ Also, those interested in volunteering to work on the show but not auditioning for a role may contact lidija Mitrius Fremeau at lidija@centerstagejackson.org or (517) 789-8225. Formed in 2001 when Jackson Civic Theatre and Clark Lake Players merged, Center Stage Jackson is a non-profit production company dedicated to presenting quality theatrical productions in the Greater Jackson, Michigan area, performing at Jackson Community College, a proud sponsor of CSJ, located at 2111 Emmons Road, Jackson, Michigan, and other venues in the Jackson area. Please visit Center Stage's website at www.centerstagejackson.org.


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for character description. Bring non-returnable photo and resume. A photo can be taken for $1 at audition. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member of Spotlight Players ($20) before the first read-through or the role will be recast. Rehearsal nights are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at the Cherry Hill Theatre. You must be available all of these nights on a regular basis. We will try to accommodate specific, infrequent conflicts. Additional rehearsals may be scheduled as necessary and possible.


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I have a last minute opening for a part-time tech position at Concordia University, Ann Arbor. The job is 20 hours per week at $12 per hour. It involves determining tech needs for external and internal groups booking the theatre and ensuring that there is adequately trained student support for those needs. Any time not used up by this task is spent assisting in the supervision of crew calls for the theatre department. The hours are very flexible. I would prefer to have someone with a bachelor's degree in theatre in this position but at this point I'll consider anybody with some college-level technical or arts management experience. Please email a resume to Laura Bird, Director of Theatre at birdl@cuaa.edu


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For more information about MUSKET please visit our website: http://www.umich.edu/~uac/musket PLOT SUMMARY: Hollywood, 1927: the silent-film romantic team of Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont is the Toast of Tinseltown. While Lockwood and Lamont personify smoldering passions on screen, in real life the down-to-earth Lockwood can't stand the egotistical, brainless Lina. He prefers the company of aspiring actress Kathy Selden, whom he met while escaping his screaming fans. Watching these intrigues from the sidelines is Cosmo Brown, Don's best pal and on-set pianist. Cosmo is promoted to musical director of Monumental Pictures by studio head R. F. Simpson when the talking-picture revolution commences. That's all right for Cosmo, but how will talkies affect the upcoming Lockwood-Lamont vehicle "The Dueling Cavalier"? Don, an accomplished song-and-dance man, should have no trouble adapting to the microphone. Lina, however, is another matter: put as charitably as possible, she has a voice that sounds like fingernails on the blackboard. The disastrous preview of the team's first talkie has the audience howling with derisive laughter. On the strength of the plot alone, concocted by the matchless writing team of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Singin' in the Rain is a delight. But with the addition of MGM's catalog of Arthur Freed-Nacio Herb Brown songs -- You Were Meant for Me, You Are My Lucky Star, The Broadway Melody, and of course the title song -- the film becomes one of the greatest Hollywood musicals ever made.


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We will be casting 3 men and 3 women ranging in age from 30-55. Please call to make an appointment for your audition! We just closed sold-out performances of "Almost, Maine" and are anxious to begin production for The Dinner Party!


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Plowshares Theatre Company, Michigan’s Professional African American Theatre, is looking for a white male, between the ages of 35 and 55 for the play WEDDING BAND. The role in question is that of Herman, a white baker in love with a Black woman in 1918 South Carolina. Written by Alice Childress, this play originally produced by the Public Theater featured Ruby Dee in the role of Julia and James Broderick as Herman.


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Auditions for all roles, understudies and chorus. Production crew welcome as well. The University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society (UMGASS) celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. A blend of amateur and professional talents among both the student and local community, UMGASS will have their Mass Meeting on Sunday, September 10 at 7:30PM in the Michigan League, Hussey Room. HMS Pinafore will perform at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre from November 30 through December 3. Everyone is welcome to attend the mass meeting to learn more about UMGASS, meet the board and directors and sign-up for auditions or production crews. More information at umgass.org or e-mail to umgassexec@umich.edu


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Expression/Acting Lessons for all age groups. "If you want to be professionally trained, you must study with professionals." Mondays in Fenton. Tuesdays in Novi.


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Wild Swan is a professional, non-equity company performing for family audiences. The company gives 175 performances a year in its home base of Ann Arbor and on tour throughout the state. Actors will be considered for roles in four productions: Coming to America an original production which follows the lives of four “children” as they immigrate to the US, our own musical version of A Christmas Carol, Along the Tracks which celebrates Michigan’s participation in the Underground Railroad, and an hour version of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, as well as positions with our touring company. Wild Swan is seeking experienced adult actors for roles between the ages of 13 and 60, giving special attention to creating multi-cultural casts. Please note, anyone cast in Coming to America and A Christmas Carol will need to sing as well. For information and to make an audition appointment, please call (734) 995-0530 or email Michelle Lanzi, Company Manager at michelle@wildswantheater.org.


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This is a hilarious comedy about a group of people at a party, but the party itself is all off stage. Throughout the evening these folks make their way in and out of the bathroom to gossip, snoop, tell secrets, meet lovers, argue, seduce . . . in other words, everything but use the porcelain facilities. 3 women, 5 men, flexible age range from 25 to 55.


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WE ARE LOOKING FOR A CAMRA CREW DIRECTOR AND EDITOR FOR THIS INDE FILM. THIS IS A NON PAYING JOB. WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR ACTORS AND ACTRESS..THANKS This a Inde film. If u would like to Audition Please email me at Jimmyjam2006@yahoo.com Thanks


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We will be casting 4 women and 6 men (1 male role does not require singing). This is a musical comedy/farce. Please prepare accordingly! We will also be considering actors for future productions this season, aside from "Lucky Stiff." Please call or email Christina Johnson with any further questions or for more information!


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The play, written in 1958, is set in the Garden District of New Orleans in late afternoon in early summer, 1936. It is about Catherine, a young woman who seems to go insane after her cousin Sebastian dies on a trip toEurope under mysterious circumstances. Sebastian's mother tries to cloud the truth about her son's homosexuality and his death, as she wants him to be remembered as a great artist. She threatens to lobotomize Catherine for her incoherent utterances relating to Sebastian's demise. Finally, under the influence of a truth serum, Catherine tells the gruesome story of Sebastian's death. <br> <br> There are roles available for 2 men (ages 20-40) and 5 women (ages 20-65).


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This is the first performance of our new Studio Series. There are roles for three men and three women ages 18 and up. This production contains adult themes and language.


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WE ARE LOOKING TO CAST OVER 30 PEOPLE FOR THIS INDIEPENDENT FILM. WE NEED TWO HISPANIC FEMALES STRONG, ONE CAUCAIAN MALE PIZZA DELIVERY BOY, ONE ITALIAN MALE PIZZARIA OWNER, ONE BLACK MALE SARCASTIC,AND ONE CAUCAIAN FEMALE SCARED. PLUS 25 TO 30 PEOPLE TO PLAY THE PART OF ZOMBIES. MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTTEEN. NO COMPENSATION WILL BE PAYED FOR THE CASTING OF THIS FILM. SEND HEAD SHOTS AND RESUME TO: PO BOX 1284 TOMS RIVER NJ 08754-1284. OR E-MAIL TO: ONPOINTPRODUCTIONNJ@YAHOO.COM AFTER REVIEW OF YOUR HEAD SHOTS AND RESUME WE WILL CONTACT YOU WITH THE LOCATION OF AUDITION. THANK YOU CASTING DIRECTOR Mario J. Ortiz


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Dynamic Tension Inc. is a non-profit theater group that shadow casts (acts out a live stage production) of cult classic and camp movies. The movie plays on the screen, and the actors perform along with it on the stage. Some movies are audience participation films, in which the audience interacts with the cast and talks back to the screen, etc. We also do dance numbers and comedic routines before the movies start. August 25-26 we will be performing The Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror. We will do a double feature of the Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror on Friday Aug 25, 2006 starting at 8:30pm, a matinee of The Wizard of Oz on saturday Aug 26 at 5pm for the kids, and then another double feature of The Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror saturday Aug 26, 2006 starting at 8:30pm. We are looking for males 18-35, females 18-35, and kids of all ages for the Wizard of Oz. We are also looking for new cast for Rocky Horror, males 18-35 for the roles of Frank N. Furter and Brad Majors. And females 18-35 for the roles of Janet Weiss and Columbia. There is an open call for the roles of Transylvanians and tech crew. No experience necessary, we will train. Just bring a good attitude and the ability to be responsible.


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YYT is looking for directors for the fall and spring productions. Current plans are for the fall production to feature middle school children (6th - 8th grade). The spring production would be for late grade school (3rd - 5th grade) plus some middle school children in the lead rolls. All rehearsals are in the evening at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Huron Street in downtown Ypsilanti. The rehearsals have to be planned around the children's schedules. You can also choose your own script. I have a small script library if you are interested. Dates for the shows have not yet been determined. It would be October/November and March/April. To date, performances have only been held for one weekend. If you are interested in helping this little theatre in Ypsilanti which is growing exponentially, please contact us. This is a paid position.


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Born Yesterday tells the story of junkyard tycoon Harry Brock, who is checking into luxury hotel in Washington D.C. where he’ll stay until he can buy himself a Senator. Accompanying him are his cousin/manservant, Eddie, his shyster attorney, Ed Devery, Also with him is his beautiful but poorly educated and rough-around-the-edges girlfriend, Billie Dawn - useful because she unwittingly serves as a front for Harry’s shady shenanigans. When Paul Verrall, a nosy young reporter for the New Republic, comes sniffing around for a story, Harry puts him off the trail by putting him on the payroll as Billie’s private tutor. In the process of smoothing out the ex-chorus girl’s considerable rough edges, Paul falls hard for Billie and before long, Billie’s eyes are opened, not only to Harry’s dirty deeds, but also to the exhilaration of discovering that she’s got a brain and thanks to Paul, she’s learning how to use it. Roles to be cast: BILLIE DAWN: A charming, poorly educated ex-chorus girl, entirely lacking in social graces. Her natural honesty and desire to improve her lot in life, however, cause her to experience a wonderful transformation; HARRY BROCK: A vulgar, egotistical junkman; has come to Washington full of fraudulent schemes. Loud and abusive of those around him, he soon finds his crooked plans going awry when he crosses Billie.; PAUL VERRALL: Young, idealistic reporter; investigating political skullduggery in Washington. Hired by Harry to educate Billie and eventually sees past her rough exterior and falls in love with her; ED DEVERY: Harry’s lawyer; once destined for greatness. Now, with Harry as his only client, the future looks far less bright—but with a huge salary and plenty of fine Scotch, Devery is past caring; SENATOR NORVAL HEDGES: Pale, thin, and worn down, Senator Hedges is a nervous politician currently on the Harry’s payroll, who plans on using the senator for his own means; MRS. HEDGES: The wife of Senator Hedges. “Pillar of society.”; EDDIE BROCK: Harry’s brother; often handles the little details of his older brother’s business, “greasing the wheels,” as it were, with tips and pay-offs; HELEN: A maid; HOTEL STAFF: Assistant Manager, Bellhops, Barber, Manicurist, Bootblack, Waiter. Formed in 2001 when Jackson Civic Theatre and Clark Lake Players merged, Center Stage Jackson is a non-profit production company dedicated to presenting quality theatrical productions in the Greater Jackson, Michigan area, performing at Jackson Community College, a proud sponsor of CSJ, located at 2111 Emmons Road, Jackson, Michigan. Please visit Center Stage’s website at www.centerstagejackson.org.


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Michigan Productions, a unit within Michigan PublicMedia is auditioning for a University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers production. Specifically we are looking for: * African-American Female age 25-35 to play a resident * Caucasian Male age 40+ to play a service unit supervisor * Male (any ethnicity) 30-50 To play a staff nurse Auditions will be held on two days between July 24 - Aug. 10 (TBD.) Commitment will be one half to one full day of production, probably in August. Part will be remunerated. Please contact: Scott Mann (734) 998-6140 x. 128 scotious@umich.edu


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Frog Island Films is seeking extras for a film entitled "The Friends' Guide to Beer and Sex," which is currently being filmed in southeast Michigan. We will need extras for the following dates: - Wednesday, July 12 (Ypsilanti) - Bar Patrons, any age - Sunday, July 16 (Ann Arbor) - Coffee Shop Patrons, any age - Wednesday, July 26 (Ypsilanti) - Bar Patrons, any age - Sunday, July 23 (Down River) - Nightclub Patrons, early to mid 20's* You may learn more about this production at www.frogislandfilms.com/fgbs. If you are interested in participating as an extra, please email fgbs@frogislandfilms.com and indicate which day/s you would like to participate. For the Nightclub Patrons scene, please also include a photo of yourself. A professional headshot is not required. Once extras have been selected for each scene, we will email you the details about location, time and wardrobe. Please be aware that this a low-budget, privately-funded independent film. We cannot guarantee monetary compensation as it is contingent upon the sale of the film. However, we are offering back-end points that function like stock options in the event that we do sell the film.


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Boomtown 1925 AUDITIONS AT MATRIX THEATRE COMPANY 2730 Bagley Street Detroit, MI 48216 (313) 967-0999 outreach@matrixtheatre.org www.matrixtheatre.org Matrix Theatre Company is holding auditions for a Caucasian Female and a Latino Female for their production of Boomtown 1925, a play about Detroit when it was booming in the 1920’s that will be presented at the new Downtown YMCA theatre on October and November, 2006. All performers will receive a paid stipend. DATE: Thursday, July 27, 2006 TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Please call Elaine Smith at (313) 967-0999 to sign up for a time slot. Walk-ins are welcome. WHAT TO PREPARE: Two one minute contrasting monologues or poems. CHARACTER BIOS (There are other roles available as well): Lupe Acosta is 32, born in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. A mother of five children, her husband abandoned her six years ago and returned to Mexico. A pastry chef by trade, her family nearly starved after her husband Julio’s departure, when her lack of English skills kept her from getting employed. She is now a fervent Americanizer. She does not teach her children Spanish and works to job so they can go to Catholic school and take part in American activities like track, cotillions and so forth. She is upwardly mobile, self determined and active in the Holy Redeemer parish. She has five children: Jesus (Jesse) is 15, born in Mexico in 1910, Maria del Carmen is 13, Jose (Joe) is 12, Maria del Concepcion is 9, Roberto “Tito” is 7 and is the first child to be born in America. Maria del America “Amyi” age 5, was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with Julio’s brother was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with Julio’s brother was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with her sister Maria del Socorro, and her husband, Pedro, who have no children. They live on Baker Street at 18th Street. Connie McCarren is 21, born in Corktown, Detroit, Michigan. She is the daughter of Augie and Clare McCarren. She attends Detroit City College. She is a-religious, a feminist and contraceptive advocate. She is rather spoiled and naïve, but fundamentally generous and compassionate. Extremely curious and intellectually adventurous, she does not consider the implications of her actions. She is an intellectual feminist, socially adventurous, a flapper and would-be Avant Gardist. Elaine H Smith Outreach Director Matrix Theatre Company outreach@matrixtheatre.org Phone: (313) 967-0999 www.matrixtheatre.org


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The play takes place in the bathroom of an apartment where a holiday party is takng place. Characters use the bathroom to gossip, primp, argue, and make out -- everything but use the the porcelain facilities. Three women, five men including an Elvis impersonator. All characters are adult -- age range from 25 to 75. This is community theater, no pay. Rehearsals will be held three times a week. Vacation scedules will be accomodated where possible.


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Dynamic Tension Inc. is a non-profit theater group that shadow casts (acts out a live stage production) of cult classic and camp movies. The movie plays on the screen, and the actors perform along with it on the stage. Some movies are audience participation films, in which the audience interacts with the cast and talks back to the screen, etc. We also do dance numbers and comedic routines before the movies start. August 25-26 we will be performing The Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror. We will do a double feature of the Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror on Friday Aug 25, 2006 starting at 8:30pm, a matinee of The Wizard of Oz on saturday Aug 26 at 5pm for the kids, and then another double feature of The Wizard of Oz and Rocky Horror saturday Aug 26, 2006 starting at 8:30pm. We are looking for males 18-35, females 18-35, and kids of all ages for the Wizard of Oz. We are also looking for males 18-35 for the roles of Frank N. Furter and Brad Majors. And females 18-35 for the role of Janet Weiss. There is an open call for the roles of Transylvanians and tech crew.


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THE FANTASTICKS by Harvey Schmidt, book and lyrics by Tom Jones The longest running musical in theatre history, this musical tells the story of two young people who fall in love, run off to see the world and ultimately realize that their true love lies at home with each other. Artistic Director Carla Milarch (She Loves Me, The Sins of Sor Juana) directs this beloved musical featuring some of your favorite musical theatre tunes. This show will run November 9 - December 31, 2006 as part of our 25th Anniversary Season. Roles to be cast: THE NARRATOR (El Gallo) - A rakish, handsome gallant. Baritone: A flat - High G Should prepare the first 16 bars of “It depends on what you pay” and one verse from “Try to Remember” THE GIRL (Luisa) - A romantic idealist. Soprano: B - High B Should prepare the “we’ll just dance” section of Round and Round and 16 bars from “Much More” THE BOY (Matt) - An innocent young man. Baritone/Tenor: A - High G Should prepare 16 bars from “I can see it” THE BOY'S FATHER (Hucklebee) - Former navy man, meticulous gardener. Baritone: A - High F sharp Should prepare the first 16 bars of “Never Say No” THE GIRL'S FATHER (Bellomy) - A merchant, also a picky gardener. Baritone: A - High F sharp Should prepare the first 16 bars of “Never Say No” Actors will be notified by phone if they are being invited to callbacks, which are scheduled for July 10. Performance Network operates under an SPT Tier 4 contract with Actors’ Equity Association and employs Equity and non-Equity actors. If you are an actor in our region, feel free to submit your headshot and resume at anytime to be added to our current files. Thank you and Break a Leg!


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Now performing at Crystal Gardens Livingston, Howell MI, and Andiamo Dearborn. http://www.random-acts.net


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Featured roles for six men and four women, ages 25-60; one boy who looks 12; and supporting roles for 3 men and 3 women.


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The Phoenix Players is holding auditions for the 2006-2007 season. We are a theatre troupe, so auditions are held to join the acting ensemble, rather than for a specific play. Directors choose cast members from the current acting ensemble. The season will include three plays with three weekends of performances for each: November 10-19, March 2-11, and May 4-20. Currently planned is an Agatha Christie mystery in November, a new version of The Wizard of Oz for March, and a comedy for May. The auditions are mainly for adults, but there are a few spaces left in the Phoenix Players Phire Phlies, the youth acting ensemble, for experienced young actors and actresses. Please email or call for more information or an audition time. All audition must be scheduled in advance.


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Matrix Theatre Company will hold auditions for their fall production of Boomtown 1925, a play about Detroit when it was booming in the 1920’s, that will be presented at the new Downtown YMCA theatre on October and November, 2006. All performers will receive a paid stipend. CHARACTER BIOS (There are other roles available as well): Marika Molnar Soltezs is 51, born in Budapest Hungary. Marika works in the Turnsteadt plant. At the beginning of the play, she is newly widowed. She is a old-school communist and rather opposed to church involvement. Marika believes only in economic change, she is quite conservative socially. She does not believe or support the suffragettes and thinks the effort to get votes was a waste of time and energy. She dresses very poorly. She lives next door to the diner, where she has an extra basement room. Her husband died of tuberculosis in October 1924, after working twelve years at Solvay. Rose Attalee is 47, born in Albany Georgia, most recently from Dahloniga, Georgia. Though she was daughter of sharecroppers, she was educated at Bethune College, through the office of her maiden Aunt Rose, a music teacher and swore her namesake would be a “real schoolteacher”. She and her husband Charles were active in anti lynching activities in the south, led by Ida B. Wells. As a result of their activities, their house was burned down. The smoke inhalation led to her husband’s death from pneumonia. The people in her town, full of fear of more trouble, do not come to the aid of the Attalees. With her son Charlie gone north to play saxaphone with some jazz band, she was alone in her grief and anger. She leaves for Detroit and by luck ends up at the All Night Diner. She is isolated from her community at the beginning of the play. In Georgia, she had been the organist at the Mount Zion Baptist Church. When the congregation did not support her during “the troubles”, she left the church and has not been back since. She is angry, but misses it terribly. She is depressed, refined and proud. She arrived in Detroit in 1922—on Christmas eve---. She found her way to the diner that night, stayed at first with Marika, and has worked at the diner ever since. Lupe Acosta is 32, born in Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. A mother of five children, her husband abandoned her six years ago and returned to Mexico. A pastry chef by trade, her family nearly starved after her husband Julio’s departure, when her lack of English skills kept her from getting employed. She is now a fervent Americanizer. She does not teach her children Spanish and works to job so they can go to Catholic school and take part in American activities like track, cotillions and so forth. She is upwardly mobile, self determined and active in the Holy Redeemer parish. She has five children: Jesus (Jesse) is 15, born in Mexico in 1910, Maria del Carmen is 13, Jose (Joe) is 12, Maria del Concepcion is 9, Roberto “Tito” is 7 and is the first child to be born in America. Maria del America “Amyi” age 5, was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with Julio’s brother was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with Julio’s brother was born after Julio left. The family is currently living with her sister Maria del Socorro, and her husband, Pedro, who have no children. They live on Baker Street at 18th Street. Connie McCarren is 21, born in Corktown, Detroit, Michigan. She is the daughter of Augie and Clare McCarren. She attends Detroit City College. She is a-religious, a feminist and contraceptive advocate. She is rather spoiled and naïve, but fundamentally generous and compassionate. Extremely curious and intellectually adventurous, she does not consider the implications of her actions. She is an intellectual feminist, socially adventurous, a flapper and would-be avant gardist. Virgie Tatro is 17, born in Hopkinsville, KY. Raised in an extremely religious and controlling family which firmly believed in the use of corporal punishment. The family has small land holding in Kentucky, lived on subsistence farming and a strict Pentecostal religion that banned drinking, dancing, secular music, and education for girls. She was taught and mouths anti Catholicism, white supremacy, and nativism without practicing any of it or seeing the contradiction of her actions. She runs away on Christmas Eve 1924. She is angry and hurt, but unwilling or unable to tell anyone why. Augie McCarren is 45, was born at home on Leverette Street in Corktown. Raised strict Irish Catholic, his family were an active members of Trinity . He married Clare Everett Burnett, a Presbyterian middle class girl who was raised on the West Grand Blvd. They have fought about religion since the day they married. He is a social climber who seeks power and tries to get it through working connections and using money. A foreman in the Turnstedt plant, he is also a bootlegger who uses Gus Stavros’ diner as a front for his operations Mose is 62, born on Emancipation Day, Jan 1 1863 in Baton Rouge Louisiana. He is jazz trumpeter, spends most of his time on the road. Mose wants stability, respect, and a family life. He is Catholic, but not practicing because he is on the road and because he has had difficulty finding a parish which is welcoming to black Catholics in Detroit. He is the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Rose. Aldo Garcetti is 34, born in Milan, a tile mason by trade. Came to the US in 1919. One of the artisans laying the tile in Guardian Building, he is also sensualist and an a user of women. He is handsome and immature, motivated by ego needs. He seduces Virgie. Charlie Blackbird is an Ojibway, born and raised on Walpole Island. Both parents and three siblings die in the Flu Epidemic of 1918, .leaving him orphaned at the age of 16. He bounces around with relatives, finally leaving the island in 1920. He comes to Detroit, where he finds the Native community and is able to secure a job on the high steel. He is lonely and isolated as the most of the crew is Mohawk, not Ojibway. He is looking for a resting spot, restless and feels unacceptable—excited by the city, longs for the earth.


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Auditions for the feature-length comedy "Beyond the Pale" (males and females 40 to 60) will be held in Room 2528 Frieze Building (U of M campus), SE corner of Huron and State St., Ann Arbor on Thursday June 15th from 3 to 7pm. BEYOND THE PALE Project description: feature-length movie, written and directed by multiple film-festival winner Victor Fanucchi (U of M Screen Arts and Culture faculty). To be shot in Ann Arbor during August. A mocumentary about obsession, delusion, and literary academia --temporary website containing synopsis and links to past work: www.gobeyondthepale.com Any questions just e-mail victor@gobeyondthepale.com Logline: Unable to finish his dissertation and facing expulsion, a delusional and paranoid 13th year graduate student, Sasha, must make a name for himself at an upcoming academic conference to which he has not been invited. PROFESSOR ALDRIDGE BULLOCK Male, 50-60 years old. A bit vain, he likes to cultivate the old school professor image with his tweed jacket and pipe. He considers himself a defender of the classic canon of literature against irritating politically correct theorists and their ridiculous ideas. PROFESSOR CANDACE DE LUNA Female, 40-50 years old. She's a free-thinking, cutting edge literary theorist resisting the conservative forces in academia represented by people like Aldridge Bullock. Her thoughts are too occupied with the thousand things she's doing for her to worry about social niceties, how she's dressed or what anyone might think of her. PROFESSOR ED FERTIG Male, 40-50 years old. Very tightly wound, he likes to maintain order and control in his life and likes to keep his hands clean with anti-bacterial wipes always at the ready. When he's pushed too far, he snaps and becomes highly volatile. PROFESSOR KORNBLUM Male, 40-60 years old. Easy-going, self-deprecating, tongue in cheek sense of humor. He used to have big ambitions, but now he's a resigned and bemused observer. PROFESSOR HAHN Male or Female, 40-60 years old. The overextended and put-upon chair of a college English department. Gets exasperated with all the crap he/she deals with, but it's part of the job.


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character descriptions. Bring non-returnable photo and resume. A photo can be taken for $1.00 at audition. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member ($20) before the first read-through or the role will be recast. A $25 script deposit (for each book given)will be collected at the first rehearsal and returned up return of an unaltered script. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of music. No accapella singing please. Dress for movement - a dance combination will be taught. Reading will be from the script for speaking roles.


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The award-winning Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is calling all actors to attend auditions for the theatres first-ever summer musical, Purlie. Auditions are open to any youth or adult in the metro Detroit community. Mosaics presentation of this musical adaptation of the late theatre and film legend Ossie Davis play also marks the first time the theatre will present a production featuring alumni and members of the community performing side-by-side with its young artists.


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Please prepare 1 short contemporary dramatic monologue and prepare to do cold readings from the script. Characters: Joan (already cast) & Nick Character description for audition: Nick Flanagan, Captain of Ladder Company 60 in New York City – A fire captain in his late forties. He’s lost many of his men to the September 11 terrorist attack at Ground Zero. He comes to Joan, a journalist, for help in writing their eulogies. Interested candidates should email Heidi Philipsen at: The_Personae_Ensemble @yahoo.com with resume pasted into the text of the email.


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All ages are welcome to audition! There are many featured principal roles, chorus parts, dancers and children's choruses. Singers (age 14 & up) - prepare 16-32 bars of your choice to sing "a cappella" or bring a karaoke CD. Dancers - prepare 1 minute combination to music of your choice (bring CD). Children - prepare chorus to one of the following songs (we will provide karoake CD): "Tomorrow" - from Annie "Consider Yourself" - from Oliver "I Won't Grow Up" - from Peter Pan "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead" - from The Wizard of Oz Rehearsal schedule will be flexible and determined by cast availability.


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All ages, all types, all performances are paid. Accept the jobs you are available for. We have an open door policy for actors working on expanding their resume. http://www.random-acts.net


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Casting for understudy, extras, and replacement for major roles. Looking for African American male lead and an African American or Latino male to fill another male part. Both character must be able to play a middle aged man. Also looking for women to fill comedy roles. For details about the show go to Link4Productions.blogspot.com


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General Auditions at JET Monday June 26, 2006 Noon to 8 PM Actors for the 2006--2007 Season: Main Stage 1) Collected Stories by Donald Margulies Directed by Gillian Eaton Oct 17--November 12, 2006 2) Jacques Brel is Alive & Well and Living in Paris by Eric Blau & Mort Schuman Directed by Mark Litt November 28--December 31, 2006 3) Old Wicked Songs by Jon Marans Directed by Evelyn Orbach February 13--March 11, 2007 4) An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestly Directed by Christopher Bremer April 17--May 20, 2007 Outreach Programs 1) I Was Just Kidding by Marshall Zweig Directed by Joanna Hastings 2) Mean Girls by Maddee Sommers Directed by Christopher Brememr 3) Word by David Anderson and Gabe Bernstein Directed by Greg Trzaskoma all touring to schools in S.E. Michigan October 23--November 17, 2006 and April 23--May 11, 2007 4) The Diary of Anne Frank by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman Directed by Evelyn Orbach March 19--30, 2007 Prepare 2 contrasting monologues, 2 minutes each and 1 minute for a song if applicable Bring headshot and resume Call 248-788-2900 or email administration@jettheatre.org to schedule an appointment.


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Looking for 8-12 actors with no specific age range. For those who are not familiar with the show, The Laramie Project was written by The Tectonic Theater Project between 1998 and 1999. The members of the theater project went to the town of Laramie Wyoming, a city which received national recognition after Matthew Shepard, a local college student, was killed because of his homosexuality. The show is made up of a series of interviews or 'moments' the members of the theater group experienced when discussing not only the death, but also, the towns opinion on minorities and difference of thought in a small town. In the auditions, we will be looking for the ability to develop character and chemistry with other actors. For more information, please call the directors at the above numbers.


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We will be casting 3 men and 3 women (see www.almostmaine.com) for more information on the show. This is not a musical - looking for comedic actors!


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Preparation: Two contrasting monologues no longer than four minutes total. One monologue should be from a Shakespearean play or sonnet. No musical auditions on these dates. Actors’ Equity Association members may request an appointment for a specific audition time by leaving a message at 248-370-3308. Non-union actors may be seen on a walk-in basis as time allows. Callbacks for individual shows may be scheduled at a later date. Multicultural casting will be utilized when possible. The roles of Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” and the title role in “Macbeth” have been cast. Children’s auditions for roles in “A Christmas Carol” will be scheduled for a Saturday in September to be announced later.


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Looking for 8-12 actors with no specific age range. For those who are not familiar with the show, The Laramie Project was written by The Tectonic Theater Project between 1998 and 1999 by members going to the town of Laramie, Wyoming. It was this town which received national recognition after Matthew Shepard, a local college student, was killed becasue of his homosexuality. The show is made up of a series of interviews or 'moments' the members of the theater group experienced when discussing not only the death, but also the towns opinion on minorities and difference of thought in a small town. At auditions we will be looking for ability to develop character and chemistry with other actors. For more information, call the directors at the above numbers.

[Ann Arbor Auditions editorial note: Previous audition date 5/20 and 5/21.]


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We are casting for the role of Robin Hood. The actor should be 18-24, male, caucasian, and reasonably fit. This is the lead role for a short film that will be shown at film festivals in Hollywood and around the country. You will receive meals, a copy of the film, and a screen credit.


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Roles: Barry--can be 25-40, boyish, comical Sarah--can be 25-40, sweet but also over the top 1 male--can be 25-50, multiple roles, comical, preferably a tenor 1 female--can be 25-50, multiple roles, over the top, comical character roles, very Jewish, campy 1 male--can be 25-50, multiple roles, obnoxious, stereotypical Jewish characters Preparation: One up tempo musical theatre number, preferably comical and one ballad from a musical if needed. Also cold reading from script. Bring headshot & resume.


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In the summer of 2006, for seven weeks during July and August, Ann Arbor Civic Theatre will be offering a hands-on workshop on acting and analysis. During the sessions, participants will rehearse scenes together, improvise, learn quick tricks of the trade and examine techniques for reducing physical and vocal strain. The workshop is taught by A2CT's own Glenn Bugala, who directed A2CT's critically acclaimed productions of Our Town, Tommy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Front Page, and A Little Night Music. (Read Glenn's Theatre Vita by clicking here.) Who should attend? This class is designed for all levels! If you've never acted and want to learn acting techniques that are simple and really work, this workshop is for you. If you've been doing this acting thing for a while, but you've not figured out yet what it is that an actor does after learning lines, this workshop is for you. For that matter, if you are a veteran actor looking for simple and practical techniques in analyis, this workshop will be for you too. Class size will be limited to allow participants to work the craft in assigned scenes. REGISTER HERE! Schedule: Every Saturday starting July 8, 2006. Last class is August 19, 2006 Class Time: 1 pm to 3:30 pm Location: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Rehearsal Space Course Requirements Age range: 16+ Maximum number of participants: 25 Minimum number of participants: 10 Participant Fees: $135 per participant, payable in advance to cover all seven weeks of the workshop. We are sorry, but we will not be able to offer any refunds for missed classes. Participants are encouraged but not required to buy The Practical Handbook for the Actor – between $2 and $9 on Amazon General Workshop Outline Week 1 Acting Basics & The Physical Instrument Week 2 Scene Analysis Week 3 Scene Analysis Week 4 Scene Work Week 5 Living in the Moment Week 6 Living in the Moment Week 7 Scenes/The Acting Biz


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The Macomb Daily and The City of Warren Department of Parks and Recreation's Warren Civic Theatre, Greg Trzaskoma, Artistic Director, announce open auditions for adults and children for this summer's huge stage musical DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Warren Civic Theatre is committed to a policy of open casting. Anyone who auditions will be given a role. Children six years and younger must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. Families are encouraged to try out together... This summer's show will be directed by Veronica Machak, assisted by Joe Colosi. Music Direction by Nic Charland. Choreography by Megan Brunke, assisted by Susie Newberry. Produced by Greg and Virginia Trzaskoma Auditions will be held in the Warren Community Center by appointment during the week of May 21st. Callbacks, if necessary, will be held on Wednesday, May 31, at 6pm. If you'd like to be considered for a part that sings solo, we'll teach you a song. You may be asked to read from the script. Trained and/or experienced dancers should schedule a separate dance audition. Anyone wishing to be considered for a dancing role may want to attend our Pre-Audition Dance Workshop, which will be held on Saturday, May 13 at Noon in the Warren Community Center. It's free, enrollment is limited, register by calling 586.915.0600. Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday evenings through June and July, 7pm to 10pm (children rehearse until 8:30pm to start, then stay later as the performance approaches) at Warren Community Center.


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Looking for men and women (high school graduates and older) interested in participating in the launch of a new theatre company in Northville, MI. All roles are currently available! Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, a short song selection to be taught at the auditions and a movement piece (for characters required to dance).


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Full Monty Six loveable unemployed steel mill workers scrape up the courage to bare it all in an attempt to get some cold hard cash. Cast of characters Jerry Lukowski Several solos Strong male actor and singer. Laid off steel mill worker in danger of losing custody of his son unless he comes up with back child support payments. Leader of the group. Macho yet sincere Easy dance Dave Butatinsky Several solos. Strong male actor and singer. Jerry’s best friend. Overweight and proud of it. Sings a love song to his stomach. Need a man that is comfortable with his girth. Very blue collar. Easy dance. Ethan Girard Has a duet with Malcolm. Strong male actor and singer I need a confident male for this physical role. Tries to emulate Donald O’Connor in SINGING IN THE RAIN by trying to run up the proscenium and across the stage.. Easy dance, but a physical role Malcolm MacGregor beautiful duet. Sad, mama’s boy that does not come to understand himself till the death of his mother. Easy dance Horse NEED A BLACK MAN Strong male actor and singer. Great solo. Moderate dance Harold Nichols the oldest of the group. The white collar member of them. Never told his wife he got laid off. Solo moderate dance. Georgie Bukatinsky Daves wife Fun loving. Strong singer and actress Moderate dance. Pam Lukowski Jerrys ex wife Strong singer and actress. Moderate dance Vicki Nicholas Harolds wife. Spends a lot of money. Strong singer and actress. Moderate dance Nathan Lukowski 12 year old son of Pam and Jerry. No singing or dancing. Parents be aware this is an adult themed show. Great role for a boy. Jeanette Brash bawdy vaudevillian. Strong singer and actress. Plays the piano for the group. She has seen a lot of theater in her time. Great role for character actress. Teddy Slaughter Pam’s boyfriend. Non singing dancing role but will be double cast as other supporting roles Keno Stripper Must be able to dance. Non singing role but will be double cast as other supporting roles Reg Willoughby Small supporting role. Non Singing role but will double cast as other supporting role Susan Hershey supporting role Singing and dancing Joanie Lish supporting role singing and dancing Estell Genovese supporting role singing and dancing


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Breathe Art Theatre Project General Auditions: Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. Auditions will be held at 1515 Broadway, Detroit, MI, located across from the Detroit Opera House, one block down from Comerica Park. Auditions are by appointment only. Appointments can be made by e-mailing breathearttheatreproject@yahoo.com, or by calling (519) 980-0607 or (313) 549-4108. A headshot, resume and schedule conflicts will be required at the audition. You may use a good snapshot of your face if you do not have a headshot. Contemporary Monologues are required for auditioning. Sides may be given at auditions. Actors are paid. Pay rates depend on roles. Prior acting experience is strongly recommended but not required.


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The Ring of Steel is offering a summer stunt camp for the first time this year. If you are interested, go to <http://www.ringofsteel.org/camp/index.html> Join us for summer adventure! The Ring of Steel Action Theatre Stunt Camp * Swordplay and Hand-to-Hand Combat * Stunts * SF/X * Week #1: June 26-30, 2006 Week #2: July 24-28, 2006 Two age-separated sessions each week: 7-12 & 12-18 All classes held on the Athletic Campus of the University of Michigan in the Student Theatre Arts Complex


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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre announces a series of acting camps and workshops for youth and adults. All camps and workshops take place at the A2CT rehearsal studio, 322 W. Ann St., near downtown Ann Arbor. Those interested may register online at www.a2ct.org, by phone at 971-2228 or in person at the A2CT office, 322 W. Ann St.. The Summer Acting Workshop, for ages 16 and up, will take place on Saturdays from 1pm-3:30pm July 8-August 19. Taught by veteran actor and director Glenn Bugala, this workshop will cover acting basics, scene analysis, character development, and tips on getting involved in the local theater community. During the sessions, participants will rehearse scenes together, improvise, learn quick tricks of the trade and examine techniques for reducing physical and vocal strain. Glenn has directed A2CT's critically acclaimed productions of Our Town, Tommy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Front Page, and A Little Night Music. (Read Glenn's Theatre Vita by clicking here.) Who should attend? This class is designed for all levels! If you've never acted and want to learn acting techniques that are simple and really work, this workshop is for you. If you've been doing this acting thing for a while, but you've not figured out yet what it is that an actor does after learning lines, this workshop is for you. For that matter, if you are a veteran actor looking for simple and practical techniques in analyis, this workshop will be for you too. Class size will be limited to allow participants to work the craft in assigned scenes. Fee is $135 per person, and students are encouraged but not required to purchase the book The Practical Handbook for the Actor available at Amazon. Two youth acting camps will also be offered this summer, both led by local children's theater director Val Wilkinson. Introduction to Theater is a beginning acting course for kids in grades K-3, and runs M-F, August 21-25 from 10am-noon each day. The camp will consist of theater games, improvisation, and an introduction to basic stage directions and terms. No previous acting experience is required. Actor's Intensive is for young actors in grades 6-12, and runs M-F, August 21-25 from 1pm-4pm each day. This camp will focus on scene work and character development. Actors interested in this camp should have been in at least one play or have taken at least one acting class before signing up for this camp. The fee for both youth camps is $120, and scholarships are available.


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Seven principal parts, three featured parts, and a large chorus that sings and dances. Please prepare the chorus from a musical theater song in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein.There may well be parts available for non-dancing singers and non-singing dancers (particularly in the “Dream Ballet”) so don’t let the thought of singing or dancing discourage you from auditioning. Special skills such as gymnastics and rope tricks are sought. All ages welcome although preference will be given to casting children of adults who are also in the show.


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We are looking for student actors for this production. Knights for Aristophanes is designed for young actors age 8-12 and Antigone is designed for actors age 13-19. Much more information available at www.cththeatre.org, click on Youth Theatre on the left hand side of the screen.


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Casting call for lead and major supporting roles for Super 16mm independent feature film. Five week production based in SE Michigan. SAG agreement currently in process; project will fall under SAG's modified low budget agreement. Strong, unique screenplay. Film will be gonzo subversion of classic noir and sci-fi. Email current headshot and resume   CASTING FOR: MALE LEAD - (age 23-30) Caucasian. Hell-raising manual laborer; wiry but not huge, fun-loving, smartass, kamikaze temper. LEAD VILLAIN - (age 45-65) Caucasian. Big, flint-hard, alpha American businessman. A sinister industrialist with possible ties to organized crime and the darker reaches of the United States government. NURSE - (age 25-39) Attractive, idealistic Norman Rockwell blonde. Finds herself plunged into a nightmare reality beyond her comprehension. If interested, please email current headshot and resume to: casting@cinemapanopticon.com Thank you!


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The Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Inc., acting lessons for all ages, is a student/community and professionally driven performing arts education opportunity in acting training that offers excellent training reaching the widest possible audience with purposeful performing arts education. Our exquisite, dedicated faculty are committed to superb, professions performing arts training demonstrative of the highest levels of artistic achievement. Our conservatory approach to traing is learning by doing. It is practical wherein polished skill development comes through the experiencing, inspiring the performing artist in you. Contact the director, Carol J. Paradowski at (810) 714-1021


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For further audition information, visit the Fenton Village Players website (http://www.fentonvillageplayers.org Please allow time before the auditions to register. You will need to submit a headshot with your registration (professional headshot not required). Auditioners will be taught a dance and a song, in addition to cold readings. Open auditions will be held for all roles. Roles are available for teens through adults. For specific character descriptions please visit the Fenton Village Players website, or contact the producer. Auditioners will only be required for one of the two days, unless requested by the director.


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The Theatre Company of the University of Detroit Mercy is looking for some mature men for roles in Of Mice and Men in the fall. We will be auditioning Monday, May 22d in Reno Hall, UDM. Cold reading from the script only - no need to bring anything prepared. Men 30 to 60 only. Resume' and photo please.For directions to Reno, call 586-264-2611, or 313-993-3270 during business hours.


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The Ann Arbor Observer posted the wrong dates for our auditions, so we've had to add a third audition day! Six Principals, two women: Mabel, Ruth, and four men, Frederic, Major-General, Pirate King, Sergeant Of Police. Large prominent ensembles for both men and women: Pirates, lots of Pirates!, Daughters of the Major-General, and a bumbling Police force. High School age and up, would like to cast to relative age of certain characters (Ruth, Major) if possible. All characters sing and dance and are regularly on stage! See http://pirates-cap.com for more specific details!


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The Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre announces auditions for J.M. Synge’s mythical Irish comedy The Playboy Of The Western World directed by Wendy Wright, on Sunday and Monday, May 7th and 8th at the Riverside Arts Center located at 76 N. Huron St in Ypsilanti. Auditions start at 7PM and will consist of readings from the script. There are roles available for 6 men (ages 20-60) and 4 women (ages 20-45). Rehearsals begin June 12th and production dates are July 27-August 6 with a possible extension through August 13th. A credible Irish accent is required. The play, written in 1907 and set in Ireland in the early 20th century, is about a small community intrigued by the arrival of a stranger, Christy Mahon, who claims to have killed his father. Men in the community aren’t sure if Mahon is a threat, and women find him fascinating. After Mahon disrupts the engagement of Pegeen Mike, the daughter of a pub owner, the community realizes Mahon’s father is alive. The play builds to a violent ending when the father comes to town with a head wound to search for his son. The original production was marred by riots in the audience that spilled out onto the streets. Although perhaps politically motivated, it was popularly believed that Synge’s characterization of the peasantry was disrespectful. Character descriptions are as follows: Christy Mahon (age 18-25) When Christy first comes to Michael James’s pub, he is a fearful lad convinced that he has killed his father. Pegeen calls him a ‘‘soft lad,’’ but after she hears his story, she determines him to be a hero. Pegeen’s confidence in him turns him into the “playboy of the western world”. Michael James Flaherty (age 45-60) A jovial publican, the good-humored Michael James allows his daughter, Pegeen, to run the pub with a strong hand. Like the other villagers, Michael James initially regards Christy as a hero, but as soon as the truth is discovered, he is one of the first to call for his hanging. Pegeen Flaherty (aka Pegeen Mike) (age 18-25) Pegeen, a young, attractive woman, runs the pub for her father. Her strength of character and quick tongue suggests she is capable of taking good care of herself. At the beginning of the play, Pegeen is engaged to Shawn, whom she is easily able to control. Her romantic nature and active imagination make her fall for Christy. Her fiery temper makes her turn against him. Widow Quin (age 30-50) Widow Quin is a lusty woman who is engaged in a sexual rivalry with Pegeen for the attentions of Christy. She appreciates men, although she hit her husband with a rusty pick and killed him. This act prompts her to feel an affinity toward Christy. Shawn Keogh (age 20-40) Shawn is engaged to Pegeen. She often calls him Shaneen, which translates to ‘‘little Shawn,’’ teasing him for his timid demeanor. He has a conservative streak and resorts to his true self when he admits to the widow that he is too afraid to turn Christy in to the police for fear of retribution. Old Mahon (age 45-60) Christy’s bad-tempered father has alienated all of his children with his brutish behavior. His constant berating of Christy provoked his initially mild-mannered son to crack his skull. When Old Mahon comes looking for Christy at Michael James’s pub, he is bent on revenge. Jimmy Farrell (age 35-60) Jimmy is an ‘‘amorous’’ villager who flatters Pegeen when he visits the pub. He and his friend Philly represent the voice of the villagers as they respond to Christy’s story. Jimmy’s praise of his actions helps build Christy’s confidence and create his mythic stature in the community. Philly O’Cullen (age 35-60) Philly, along with Jimmy, represents the collective voice of the townspeople. Whereas Jimmy is more trusting, Philly is more cynical; yet he too is taken in by the excitement surrounding Christy’s actions, at least initially. When he learns the truth, he, like the others, is ready to hang the boy. Sara Tansey and Honor Blake (age 18-30) are village girls that start off as Christy groupies then join the mob at the end of the play. Actors cast as Michael, Shawn, Jimmy, Philly, Mahon, Sara and Honor will have limited rehearsals for the first month of rehearsal. Please feel free to contact director Wendy Wright with any questions at wendyluree@msn.com or (734) 276-7166.


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AMSTEROID is a science fiction feature film that will be shot in Ann Arbor this summer. We have many roles to fill and hope to get a great turnout from the Ann Arbor theatre community. All roles are paid. Please visit http://www.amsteroid.com for more information.


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Film to be submitted to film festival. Drama, European type film. Two parts available: Woman age 30-45 and Woman age 20-24. Film is drama exploring relationship of two women (Aunt and niece), not their emotional relationship, which is one of friendship, but rather on their views of work and life. Please contact FRN by phone (5pm-6pm) or email for appointment time for audition at the Freize building. Dress casual. Paid part.


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We are looking for 5 principals, 3 women between 18 and 30, and two men 22-35, 25-50. There are also 4 minor roles which could be either men or women aged 18-50. This is a 30 minute short film being produced for festival consideration.


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Six Principals, two women: Mabel, Ruth, and four men, Frederic, Major-General, Pirate King, Sergeant Of Police. Large prominent ensembles for both men and women: Pirates, lots of Pirates!, Daughters of the Major-General, and a bumbling Police force. High School age and up, would like to cast to relative age if possible. All characters sing and dance and are regularly on stage! Callbacks possibly on May 10th, but production is planning to cast by end of second official audition date. See http://pirates-cap.com for more specific details!


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5 roles for women, 7 roles for men. Cross-gender casting is an option. Ages 15-80 encouraged to auditions, all ethnicities, all types. Must have a good sense of rhythm and an open mind. Rehearsals will take place four days a week in the evenings starting in late May. A stipend may be provided, as dependant on grant money. Ability to sing, dance, and/or play an instrument is a plus but not required.


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We are looking for males for the roles of AJ, Lucas, and Mitch for our upcoming production of Empire Records. We will be performing a live stage show along with the classic 1995 film. We are also looking for tech crew. We are a non-profit performance troupe. We are looking for people to stay on with the group for future performances and fundraisers. We are also looking for dancers/performers for a Variety fundraiser show in late-May.


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SUBMISSIONS FOR MCRT’s 2007 SEASON The Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre is currently accepting Director proposals for their 2006-2007 season. The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2006. More information and an application can be found at our website www.mcrt.org. The Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre is dedicated to producing classic theater that rarely gets performed. Our spectrum spans from the early Greek and Romans through mid –20th century American classics. For more information, please contact either Melanie Wilson: ladymelanie@msn.com or Annie Bilton: anniebilton@sbcglobal.net


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Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on their journey into hyperspace... and beyond! This smash-hit West End Musical bursts with red hot rock and roll hits, including Great Balls of Fire, Good Vibrations and The Monster Mash. So fasten your seat belts, set your ray guns to stun and get ready for a cosmic adventure of meteoric proportions!


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This musical offers roles for youth ages 13 through 18 (see character descriptions at www.cththeatre.org). Auditions will be held on March 16 & 17, 2006, beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Howell High School Freshman Campus in Howell. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. to allow for completion of the audition paperwork before the auditions begin at 6:30 p.m. Unless otherwise notified, you only need to attend one night of auditions. The cast list will be posted by 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2006, on the CTH website (www.cththeatre.org) and on the stage door of the theatre.


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Do What I Want Productions presents... THE ACTOR'S FORUM Monday, March 27th @ 7pm @ the Blackbird Theatre (1600 Pauline, Ann Arbor) We will be using this first session of the Actor's Forum as a preparation for the local general auditions. Come show us the monologues you've been working on, and I'll give feedback. Or if you're having a hard time choosing what to do, bring some to read and we'll help you decide which monologue best suits you and the company you're auditioning for. Let me know if you're planning on coming, just so I can get an idea of how many will be there! Thanks, Lynn Lammers (lynn43532@yahoo.com) **Pass this on if you know of other people who'd like to come!**


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MCRT, now in its 5th successful year, is growing! We seek people with all sorts of skills, particularly managerial and administrative, as well as creative, to fill the roles of Producer, Administrator, Technical Director, Scenic & Sound Designers, etc., plus people with a general interest in joining a respected and dynamic young Company working to professional standards. No pay yet but the pride and satisfaction of helping create great theatre.


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I'm a student at U of M and my group and I are looking for actors in our film. The film is about a man who discovers he has amnesia and learns about his past. There are no set auditions, but please call or email me if your interested. We plan on shooting this weekend and anyone who is interested is welcome to contact me.


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Roles for 9 men ages 24 to 65 and one woman ages 24 to 36. There is one role written specifically for a male of African American Descent. The play takes place in the 30s and is about two drifters and their experience on a ranch as workers there. One of the drifters is mentally retarded and very strong, and always getting into trouble. The other takes care of him. They dream of owning their own place one day. The play ends in tragedy, when their is an accidental murder committed, and the caretaker must choose to end the life of his charge, rather than see him mistreated by the ranchers. The roles are great. It is a powerful story and beautifully written.


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We are looking for males for the roles of AJ, Berko, and Warren for our upcoming production of Empire Records. We will be performing a live stage show along with the classic 1995 film. We are also looking for tech crew. We are a non-profit performance troupe. We are looking for people to stay on with the group for future performances and fundraisers. We are also looking for dancers/performers for a Variety fundraiser show in mid-May.


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Museum/Street Theatre-The Air Zoo Players is a paid summer repertory theatre troupe dedicated to “preserving the legacy of flight for present and future generations” by providing a fully human experience of the creative and emotional processes involved in the exploration and development of flight throughout history. All of our scripts are written in house and are researched and edited by professional educators to assure historic accuracy. As a member of the troupe each actor will be required to play at least two distinctly different characters which are not necessarily the characters auditioned for. • 8 positions • Rehearsals begin April 24 • Average rehearsal day 3 hours • Summer season June 17- September 4 • Average performance day is 11:00 a.m. to approx. 5:00 p.m. • Available roles are for 3 women and 5 men • Performers must be at least 18 years old • Some performances will be outdoors • Some rehearsals will be held on Sunday mornings • Hourly wages commensurate to experience Available Roles (Ages given are ages the actor can realistically play.) Women: Bessie Coleman (24-28 yrs.) Harriet Quimby (24-28 yrs.) Margaret Bourk-White(24-28 yrs.) Katherine Wright (24-28 yrs.) A WWl YMCA Nurs (18-24 yrs.) Carrier Crew Member (18-22 yrs.) Men: Benjamin O. Davis (28-32 yrs.) Tuskegee Airmen "Lucky/Cecil" (19-22 yrs.) WWII Sailor "Joe" (19-22 yrs.) Barnstormer "Bobby Barrington" (28-34 yrs.) Wilbur Wright (28-34) WWII German civilian, "Victor" (28-34) WWI French Peasant (18-24 yrs. Carrier Crew Member (18-22 yrs.) Skills Set Required Qualified candidates will be outgoing individuals who are excellent team players with demonstrated ability as character actors. They will be friendly individuals who are able to interact comfortably, appropriately and spontaneously with members of the audience who may want to interact with them. They will be able to demonstrate strong theatrical ability along with excellent public presentation and verbal skills. Select candidates will come prepared for rehearsals with their lines memorized and be otherwise well-prepared for direction. Candidates with technical theatre experience and vocal or musical ability will be preferred. Selected candidates will must be well-organized, flexible, committed and on time for rehearsals and performances. Excellent attention to professionalism in attitude and dress are “a must,” as is a very good sense of humor! Appointments are strongly encouraged to minimize your waiting time, but walk-ins are welcome.


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Frog Island Films is casting for a film entitled "The Friends' Guide to Beer and Sex," to be shot locally over the summer 2006. It is an ensemble film featuring 7 major roles, 9 minor roles and several bit parts. Auditions will be held Sunday, March 12, at the Holiday Inn Express in Ann Arbor. Details about the production and auditions are provided at www.frogislandfilms.com/fgbs.


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CASTING CALL Student Produced Sitcom “Love and Happiness” Synopsis: Clueless MICHAEL surprises his cranky, old uncle LENTIN by coming to town for an extended stay with him and his daughter LIA, only to get tangled in saving their nosy neighbor APRIL-MAY from a con artist while trying to win over the family. AUDITIONS: THURSDAY MARCH 9th 6-11 PM SATURDAY MARCH 11th, 2-5 PM @ 1008 FRIEZE BUILDING Corner of State St and Huron Ann Arbor, MI ------------------Main Characters------------------ Main Roles: Michael (20s): goofy, but well-educated college grad Lentin (60s): cranky, wisecracking, but lovable old man Lia (20s); headstrong, beautiful, workaholic lawyer April-May (60s): nosy, sassy neighbor with a secret wild side YOUNG ACTORS CAN BE MADE UP FOR THE OLDER ROLES ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ We are looking to cast African American actors in the central roles, but there are two open supporting opportunities, and all interested in this project are encouraged to audition! ***One other medium sized female role, medium sized male role and one smaller role are available, so please ALL are welcome to audition*** ----------------Auditioning Process---------------- Auditions will be set up by appointment beginning Sunday, March 5th. You'll be able to do so by emailing lovehappiness@umich.edu, with Att: Hyatt/Appointment in subject line. Please select three times that would fit your schedule!!! (Audition dates/times are listed above) Come prepared with 1-2 minute comedic monologue and/or be prepared to read sides from the script. Call Backs will be Sunday, March 12th FOR SCRIPT SIDES/CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS AND MORE INFO PLEASE EMAIL LoveHappiness@umich.edu with ATTN: HYATT/CASTING in subject line.


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The Bard's most popular love tragedy. Callbacks March 29th 6PM-9PM All roles open. www.flintcitytheatre.com


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The Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Inc. is a student/community and professionally driven performing arts educational opportunity that offers excellent training reaching the widest posssible audience with purposeful performing arts education. As a team of exquisite, dedicated faculty, we are committed to superb, professional performing arts training demonstrative of the highest levels of artistic achievement. The conservatory approach to training is learning by doing. It is practical wherein polished skill development comes through the experiencing, inspiring the performing artist in you. For information for this upcoming Spring session contact Carol Paradowski at (810) 714-1021 Performing Arts education for all ages.


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Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is looking for young actors for its original production of “Hastings Street”. Teens are needed to play first and second generation Polish and Italian immigrants. The play is set in the 1940’s in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood. 1. Female (14-18) Polish, second generation American. Must move well, dance experience a plus. Thoughtful and intelligent. 2. Male (14-18) First generation Italian immigrant. Dance experience a plus, Italian dialect required.


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Prepare specific songs from the show selected by the directors. Songs are available at the A2CT office at 322 W. Ann St. or can be downloaded from the website at www.a2ct.org Cold readings from the script. Come prepared to dance. Roles for 5 women and 7 men plus a chorus. No children's roles.


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Project Description: Short Film: Written, Directed, and Produced by past Lightworks Film Festival winners: A film that explores the value of asking questions and exploring the unknown. Logline: When Bartholomew Gellen loses his keys, he seeks to find an existential answer, only to find a key of a different sort. ROLE # 1 Bartholomew Gellen (Male, 18-23)- Forced on the pre-med track by his family, Bartholomew wants to be part of something different. He wants to explore the unexplained, which often lands him in awkwardly comedic situations. ROLE # 2 Anna Dress (Female 18-23)- Bartholomew’s girlfriend of one and a half years. The relationship is to the point that Anna seeks to discover if Bart will be a capable husband. After Bart skips the MCATs, Anna decides the answer is no. ROLE # 3 Chris Gellen (Male, 21-26)- Bart’s brother, currently in Med school. Chris is satisfied with the med school track and tries to keep Bart in line. ROLE # 4 Winston Gellen (Male 50-60)- A tough father. A neurologist. Expects Bart to follow in the Gellen family tradition of Medical school. ROLE # 5 Uncle Henry (Male 60-80)- Once a famous physicist, now a senile old magician. Uncle Henry is the one true supporter of Bart’s odd ambitions. ROLE # 6 Professor Higgs (Male 30-50)- An eccentric philosophy professor. He notices Bart has a lot of good questions, and tries to help him focus the questions.


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We are Film students at the University of Michigan and we are shooting an independent film. We are looking for a diverse cast, ages 17-30, both male and female. There are 7 speaking roles: 2 female and 5 male. If you would like more information, please email me at alexissj@umich.edu .


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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is the story of two drifters who make their living by working on ranches. They are friends, who care for eachother, and have dreams of one day owning their own ranch. Lennie, is a man who is powerfully built but is mentally retarded and George takes care of him. The story follows their arrival at a new job, and the circumstances that lead to tragedy. The cast includes 9 men and 1 woman. All the roles are marvelously written characters. One of the roles is written for a male of African American descent. Age range for male roles is 25-65. Age range for the female role is 22-36.


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We will be performing a live stage show along with the classic 1995 film Empire Records. We are looking for all cast & crew. We are a non-profit performance troupe. We are looking for people to stay on with the group for future performances and fundraisers.


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Dress for movement. All roles available.


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Dress for movement. All roles available.


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Kent Sheridan will also be starring as Curly. All other roles available. Large singing-dancing ensemble.


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PLEASE READ: Roles available for men & women age 17 and up. Inspired by classic horror films of the 50's, The Glob tells the story of a small town and the man-eating gelatinous glob that threatens to destroy it. Horny teens must flee or stay and fight it. The Glob has it all: it's a love story, a horror story, and a sharp political satire all rolled into one. With a rocking late- 50's/early-60's score, The Glob is the most fun you can have at the theatre this year. Featuring local rock band Paul's Big Radio. Production Dates: June 9-24. Rehearsals begin in late April/Early May. Auditions Sunday, Feb. 26, from 4-9 pm at the Blackbird Theatre. Auditioners will be required to stay for blocks of time, either from 4-6 or 6:30-9pm.To schedule a time, go to our website blackbirdtheatre.net , then go to the CONTACT US page and click on our main email delivery link. Auditions are by appointment only. Please sign up by Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5 pm. What to Prepare: One late 50's/early 60's rock or pop ballad. Bring head shot, resume, and sheet music for accompanist. Come dressed to dance (comfortable clothes you can move in). Your audition will consist of group dancing, improvised group movement exercises, scene improvisation and 3 minutes of individual singing auditions per person. Callbacks TBA. Roles for actors age 17-70. PLEASE READ: A note from director Barton Bund-- What we are looking for: I want auditioners to come in prepared and loose. I'm looking for fun, confident people with imagination. This is a big, energetic rock musical, and it's been my dream project for years. I don't care if you're not a dancer; just get up there and have a blast. I don't care if you're not a great singer; just get up there and sing your heart out. This is your chance to play a horny teenager, no matter what your age is, so come in and have fun. This is a satirical, campy show, but it has an edge too, and a message for our troubled times. Come in with the right attitude. This is a new script and score. During the process, we may make changes to the show, and our actors must be prepared for that. You will be working closely with me and our choreographer and musical director, and though much of the music is scored and fairly precise, there are times in rehearsal where we will want to jam, too. Basically, this is musical theatre, but with a rock approach. We are looking for people who can thrive in a focused yet creative and spontaneous rehearsal atmosphere.


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8 positions for Museum Street Theatre Available roles are for 3 women and 5 men Performers must be at least 18 years old and be able to play ages 18-35 Rehearsals begin April 24 Average rehearsal day 3 hours Summer season June 17- September 4 Average performance day is 11:00 a.m. to approx. 5:00 p.m. Each Player will be cast in atleast 2 concurrent roles Some performances may be outdoors Musical ability a plus Some rehearsals may be held on Sunday mornings Hourly wages $8.00-$11.75 depending on experience non-equity only.


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Show partially cast. Looking for two character actors, one male, one female. Must be able to carry a tune. This is like sketch comedy, so actors will play different roles.


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VEE Corporation, producer of Sesame Street Live!, Dragon Tales Live! and Care Bears Live!, is holding an open call audition for future tours and replacement positions. FULL-BODY COSTUME CHARACTERS require dancers who are versatile, with strong technical ability in jazz and musical theatre dance styles, in the height range of 5’0” to 6’1”. Gymnastics and tap are pluses. Dance combinations will be taught. LIVE PERFORMERS must be able to dance well, sing, and act. Dance combinations will be taught. Prepare two vocal selections, 16 bars each: ballad and up-tempo (a cappella or instrumental CD). Also prepare a one-minute monologue, appropriate for family/children’s theatre. Tours run approximately ten months throughout the US and Canada. Please bring a picture and resume and wear or bring dance attire. Performers must be 18 or older. All available positions are PAID and NON-UNION. Open call, no appointments.


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9 great character roles: Mrs Dulska - 40s to 60s Mr Dulski - same. Physical comic ability needed(only has 1 line) Hesia - outrageous Dulska daughter - mid-teens to late 20s Mela - other daughter, meek and mild. Same age range. Zbyszko - wayward son, 20s-30s. Piano player if possible. Mrs Juliasiewicz - Mrs D's naughty niece. 20s to 40s. Hanka - a servant from the pronces, 20s to 30s. Mrs Tadrach - washerwoman & godmother to Hanka.40s to 60s. Female Tenant - 20s to 40s. (May be doubled with Mrs Tadrach) Auditioners of all races, colors and language backgrounds welcome. Please visit website www.mcrt.org for description of this famous Polish comedy.


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We are currently looking to cast for the role of "Patricia"--an in control woman, late twenties to late thirties, the thinker and expert in conflict-resolution of the group. The roles of Raul, Terry and Marjorie have been cast. We will be holding a cold reading with within the week. Please contact us for further information with your resume pasted in the body of the email. Thank you


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Set in the long abandoned Michigan Central Train Station, two teenage "taggers" meet a stranger who takes them on a tour of the stations past. Show is half cast but still need a few actors, especially (but not limited to) Afro-American and Latino.


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Anyone in or entering 3rd through 12th grade is eligible to audition. No previous experience is necessary to audition for YYT. Auditions for this production will consist of improvisational games. The Ypsilanti Youth Theatre will retell four of these classic fairy tales in their own words. Join us as we fence our way through Cinderella, sing our hearts out in Rapunzel, heal the hearts of men in Snow White and learn the joys of vegetables in Jack in the Beanstalk. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories will be written by the cast through improvisation and performed for your enjoyment. We hope you will join us as these often heard stories come alive with new meaning.


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* 4 roles start rehearsals in April for spring shows May 1–June 16. (Monday-Friday) * 17 roles start rehearsals in May for summer shows June 17–August 20. (EVERY day; all roles are double cast) * Rehearsals are paid ($10.00 per hour). * Actors and singers will be paid $90 per day for performances. * Average performance day is 10:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Possibly some evenings in July.) * Roles are for 7 women (6 must sing) and 10 men (6 must sing) (see below). * Performers MUST be at least 17 by April 1. * All performances are outdoors in Greenfield Village. (Except for The Lah-De-Dah Revue, which is in Town Hall.) Auditions will take place in the Anderson Theater located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Michigan, inside Henry Ford Museum. Please enter through the IMAX Theatre doors, then go down main corridor to the Anderson Theater on your left. These general auditions are for available roles, which may include the following: WOMEN (Ages given are ages the actor can realistically play.) Katharine Wright (29) in "Home from Kitty Hawk" at Wright Home (spring & summer) Woman (25-45) in "How I Got Over" at Susquehanna Plantation (MUST SING ALSO) (summer) Two baseball fans (20-40) in "The Lah-De-Dah Revue" at Town Hall (MUST SING ALSO) (summer) Three singers (Soprano, Mezzo, and Alto) (20-40) for "The Village Trio" (summer) MEN (Ages given are ages the actor can realistically play.) Orville (32) and Wilbur (36) Wright in "Home from Kitty Hawk" at Wright Home (spring & summer) Thomas Edison (32) in "Edison’s Light Fantastic" at Menlo Park (spring & summer) Man (30-50) in "How I Got Over" at Susquehanna Plantation (summer) Two baseball players (20-40) in "The Lah-De-Dah Revue" at Town Hall (MUST SING ALSO) (summer) Fours singers (High Tenor, Lead Tenor, Baritone, Bass) (20-40) for "The Greenfield Quartet" (summer) Audition Requirements Please bring a résumé and headshot. Please prepare a one-minute monologue from an American drama, comedy, or musical in which you play a very likeable, engaging, and believable character. No dialects, please. Singers: please also prepare a one-minute song written between 1860 and 1940. Accompanist will be at the auditions (bring sheet music in your key), but it is fine for singers to bring a tape, CD, or their own accompanist if they choose. (Singing a cappella is fine, too.) Appointments are strongly encouraged to minimize your waiting time, but walk-ins are welcome – just be advised that your wait may be longer if we have to book you between existing appointments. For directions, please click: http://www.thehenryford.org/visit/directions.asp To schedule an audition appointment, please call the Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum receptionist at 313-982-6100, ext. 2154, Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5:00. You may also book an appointment online, ask any questions, or get detailed directions by visiting our web site at http://www.thehenryford.org -- audition updates will be posted here, too. (Click on Employment or Greenfield Village for the audition page.) (Please note that the audition page will not be posted on the web until approximately January 24.)


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I need a white male who is between the age of 18 and 26. It would be a very simple acting piece of a love scene, yet no nudity is involved. I would need to meet up with the potential actor beforehand.


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character descriptions. Be prepared to sing 16 bars from a selection of your choice. YOu may be asked to sing something from the show. You will be taught a dance routine - bring tap shoes if you have them but it is not required. You may be asked to read from the script. Bring a non-returnable photo and a resume. A photo can be taken for $1 at audition. A $25 script deposit will be collected at the first rehearsal and returned upon return of an unaltered script.


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We are in need of a rehearsal and performance pianist for the show. We rehearse at Saline high from 4-6 P.M. weekdays. We have a morning performance for the elementary students February 24th. This is a paid position.


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Work with Show Director and Designer to create scenery with students for the Spring Musical. Must have carpentry knowledge; can assist students with proper use of tools and construction guidelines; Design will be provided but we need someone to head up the building. We have many students and parents ready to help. THIS IS A PAID POSITION!!!!!!


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I need a male that is between the ages of 18 and 26. I will be a very simple acting piece, dealing with the selfish love of young couples.


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Character descriptions: Nick Burns--Boy of 12 (or someone who can play 12) Murray Burns--Nick's Uncle--mid 30's to mid 40's Albert Amundson--Social Worker--late 20's to early 30's Sandra Markowitz--Social Worker and Albert's fiance--mid to late 20's Arnold Burns--Murray's Brother and agent--40's to mid 50's Leo Herman--"Chuckle's the Chipmunk"--40's to mid 50's

Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Those auditioning need attend only one of the first two auditions but should be available for callbacks. No pre-registration is required.

See http://www.a2ct.org/files/participate/audition.htm#ThousandClowns for further information.


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Male lead needed for one act of show with separate couples in each act. Must be experienced actor, able to play older role (50+). Email or call director for audition.

THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST. THANKS TO ALL WHO EXPRESSED INTEREST!


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ABOUT THE PLAY An epic coming of age journey of a boy born in a rural Caribbean village who innocently dreams of traveling to the United States. It is a tale about taking to the sea in search of the American dream. CHARACTERS Male: Mulo - 12 years old Jelin - 30-50 age range Tico - 40-60 age range Female: Lila/Mami - 25-50 age range Maya/Yemaya - 20-35 age range IF YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT, BRING IT. ALL ACTORS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER


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We are looking for dancers, especially glowstick artists, for our upcoming preshow at The Rocky Horror Picture Show! We are also in need of tech crew and a few extra roles are available. Contact Bree Boler at Dynamic_Tension_inc@yahoo.com ASAP for further information.


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All ages are welcome. Nanki-Poo - Tenor Pish-Tush - Baritone Pooh-Bah - Baritone Ko-Ko - Baritone Yum-Yum - Soprano Peep-Bo - Soprano Pitti-Sing - Mezzo Katisha - Alto The Mikado of Japan - Bass Noble Men - Chorus School Girls - Chorus


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Saline Area Players is proud to present THE WIZARD OF OZ, April 7-9, 2006 at Saline High School. This will mark our debut production in the community's new Ewing Performing Arts Center and promises to be an exciting show filled with lots of amazing special effects and an especially large cast, with roles for adults, as well as numerous performing opportunities for our local kids! In preparation for casting, we will be hosting an audition workshop for those interested on Sunday, January 8, 2006 from 6:30-8:30 P.M. in the new high school auditorium. For adults, this will be an great opportunity to meet artistic and production staff members, get inside tips on what directors will be looking for, and even have the opportunity to do a "practice" audition for specific director feedback before the "real thing"! For younger performers, this will be a great chance to learn some basic auditoning skills and to actually learn music from the show which they can use for the singing portion of their real audition. All auditions will take place in the high school auditorium. The audition schedule is as follows: (Sun.) - January 15/(noon-4:00)-Kids in grades 2nd-8th only!---All children auditioning should come prepared to sing on their own, do a movement routine with a small group, and read from a script if interested in a role with lines. Those auditioning should plan on attending the entire session! (Tues. & Wed.) - January 17 & 18/(7:00-10:00 P.M.)-General call for high school age performers and adults.---All those auditioning should come prepared to sing one verse of a musical theater piece, should come dressed prepared to move, and ready to do cold readings from the script. NOTE: Those auditioning need only attend ONE of these sessions but should plan on being there for the full evening! (Thur.) - January 19/(7:00-9:00 P.M.)-Callbacks for adult roles only.---Those requested to attend should be ready for range testing, be prepared to sightread music from the score, in addition to doing more intensive reading from the script.


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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre announces auditions for its production of A Thousand Clowns, with roles for four men ages 25-60, one woman in her mid-late 20s and one boy age 12-14. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Callbacks January 11.


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Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz.


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The Phoenix Players is a new acting troupe made up of experienced theatre people who are committed to quality community theatre. The group is currently planning a production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite in March in South Lyon. A children's show, featuring both children and adults, is in the planning for May. The group expects to lauch a full production season for 2006-2007. We do not audition for an individual show, but only to become a member of the troupe. Roles in our plays are filled from the current members of the troupe. Auditions are held at scheduled times, but can be arranged on an individual basis. Please contact the President, Anne Levy, via emailif you are interested in joining: anne@thephoenixplayers.org


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AUDITIONS for the CRLT Theatre Program The CRLT Theatre Program is looking for ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF COLOR to join a diverse cast and perform in a variety of roles. Performers must be comfortable exploring different interactive and traditional theatre techniques. However, no experience with interactive theatre is necessary. Hours: 5- 15 hrs per week, depending on availability. 15 hour appointments are available. Pay: $17.00 an hr (to start) Auditions: December 20th, 5:30pm - 8pm OR by appointment if necessary Location: Center for Research on Learning and Teaching DIRECTIONS: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/aboutcrlt/directions.html The CRLT Theatre Program Through performances, workshops, seminars, and individual consultations, the CRLT Theatre Program provides educators and administrators with an innovative and dynamic approach to sparking dialogue, promoting inclusivity, and effecting positive change inside the classroom, department, and (university) institution. Sketches and vignettes range from classroom scenarios and clinical settings to departmental meetings. CRLT theatre focuses on identity/social issues pertaining to gender, race/ethnicity, mental health, ability/(dis)ability, class, and other identity characteristics. The CRLT Theatre Program has performed in national venues, including the University of Wisconsin, the University of Chicago, Snowbird, Utah at the AAHE Conference, and a high profile NSF event in Syracuse, NY. The current troupe recently returned from POD in Wisconsin, where they performed for 700 faculty developers from across the country. The CRLT Players actors are never responsible for any costs associated with these travels. Actors will not only be trained in different interactive and theatre techniques, but will also take part in discussions and workshops to gain a deeper understanding of the many issues that CRLT addresses. It is important that potential CRLT Players be open to other points of views and committed to honestly and sincerely engaging in difficult dialogues. This program is growing as a model for other universities and teaching centers both nationally and internationally (we have performed for directors and staff from teaching centers in New Zealand and Australia). Actors will have the opportunity to travel and perform in different locations across the country, and possible in Europe. All expenses are paid and plus additional compensation. In addition to the regular work of the program, the National Science Foundation is sponsoring our second three-day institute in June to help other universities create their own interactive drama programs. As the model for such programs, The CRLT Theatre Program will be responsible for the training of attendees on the many aspects of interactive theatre. Attendees of the Institute are theatre professors and prominent artists, science faculty, and directors of campus initiatives. Auditions will be a group audition, and likely small. Our goal is to create a relaxed atmosphere that allows performers to learn more about the CRLT Theatre Program and participate in multiple audition activities. Participants are encouraged to prepare a short monologue, but this is not essential. There will be some improv (non-comedic) and cold reading from script. Potential CRLT performers must: - have a flexible schedule - be organized and clear regarding their commitments and schedule - commit to at least a year - make the CRLT Theatre program an equal priority to future or current theatrical pursuits - put the whole of a production over their own performance - have an open mind to the many different styles of theatre and definitions of theatre To register for the audition please call or E-mail your name and contact information to: Devon Dupay, Assistant Director of the CRLT Theatre Program 734-936-0646 dseybert(at)umich.edu For further information or to audition by appointment, please contact: Jeffrey Steiger, Director of the CRLT Theatre Program 734-615-8309 pixi(at)umich.edu


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Please bring 16 bars of music to sing. Be prepared to dance and then dance some more. We will do readings from the script. Come prepared to sing and dance as the character you would like to be cast as. Registration begins at 6:30.


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Actors and actresses that are 14 years of age and older should prepare a brief monologue to be performed at the audition. If you do not have a monologue, sides from the script will be available, but it is preferred you have a monologue.


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Kidz Theatre Kompany is a non profit group that puts children kindergarten through 12th grade onstage! Every child who auditions will receive a part in the show. At auditions you will recite or read a short monologue or poem and do a little singing. We are also looking for directors, producers, musical and dance instructors. These positions are paid. Please call Rodney or Katie for an interview. Auditions 1/17 will be at Holly Presbyterian Church. Please contact Rachael for locations for the 18th and 19th you can call 810-735-6023 or email libby8703@earthlink.net.


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A poetic celebration of women through a series of diverse, revelatory monologues by an eclectic array of characters. This will be for our winter dinner-theater production. There are 11 roles for women from ages eighteen to eighty. It will be a light and flexible rehearsal schedule with one on one rehearsals with director for specific monologues, at your convenience. role descriptions in brief: 1)an older woman in golden years who reminisces about her life through a precious display of antique lamps she's collected 2)a housewife, bored and on the edge of lack of emotion, escapes in her mind to an 'Oz' -like land 3)a young woman who speaks about the loss of her mother who had an extraordinary way of counting the days 4)a homeless woman who frequents a fast-food establishment finds hope in the mysterious miracle healings of a patron 5)a woman goes into labor and divulges her thoughts and feelings on the experience in brilliantly detailed fashion 6)a young actress attends the audition to be her big break, but due to her quirky nature, also brings her cat to the audition 7)an established actress in her prime sits at her make-up table backstage preparing to go on for yet another '15 minutes of fame' 8)a woman who was a victim of an attack that leaves her scarred decides to hide the marks with tattoo's that multiply as many as the men she encounters in her life 9)a rodeo cowgirl is disenchanted with her profession as she realizes commercialism has destroyed the business of rodeos and all that she dreamed of 10)a woman with a religious bent explains her family career of snake handling and how it has changed the lives of her family by being an expression of something Divine 11)a woman relives her youth as a baton twirler and the moment where the baton flew so high it touched heaven and she had an epiphany which brought her closer to God


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Thomas, Fanny Dashwood, John Dashwood, Mrs. Dashwood, Elinor, Marianne, Edward Ferrars, Sir Jphn Middleton, Mrs. Jennings, Colonel Brandon, Willougby, Mrs. Palmer, Mr. Palmer, Lucy Steele.


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1. Male / 18-24 yrs. / White. Nick, he comes home from a long trip in new york hoping to make something of himself. he comes home to find Kit dying, and somehoe manages to fall in love with her. strong voice. 2. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Sam is Kit's best friend. The strong one, and also the drama queen of the group. Very strong voice and range. 3. Male / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Jake, very strong voice, Sam's ex, not by choice. Struggling actor attempting to shine light in his friends sad lives. strong deep voice. 4. Male / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Mark, is gay. basically mark lives breathes and sings about being gay, and about how gorgeous other men are, including jake who is not. strong voice, prefer large range with high notes. 5. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Ada, Kit's ex who kills himself's sister. she is always arguing with Sam, over the green light.


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Prepare 16 bars of an uptempo song from a musical. wlll be learning a short dance sequence. Ages 6-18.


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5 men; 3 women. All roles are open. The author comes forth with another hit about a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, and the suspicions that are in their minds nearly wreck their perfect marriage. Others are a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange little man who claims his car has overturned in a drift, and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. Into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis. He no sooner arrives, than the jurist is killed. Two down, and one to go. To get to the rationale of the murderer's pattern, the policeman probes the background of everyone present, and rattles a lot of skeletons.


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This is an absurdist dramatic short containing strong language and requires some actors to kiss. We are looking for men and women of all ages and races to fill three roles (two female, one male). If you are interested please e-mail your headshot (any current photo) and resume to karl@axonmarketing.com by Nov 30, 2005. You will be contacted via e-mail or phone to notify you of the exact location and time of the audition. This is not a paid gig.


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OCC Orchard Ridge offers indepth adult actors' training taught by area professionals who perform regularly at Purple Rose Theatre, MeadowBrook Theatre, Performance Network, etc. They are experienced teachers who are passionate about what they teach. Classes offered this term are Acting One, Acting Two, Audition and the Business of Acting, Acting for Film and Movement for the Actor. You can't get this much training from professional performers for such a low price ANYWHERE. Although OCC Orchard Ridge offers a complete Associates Degree in Theatre. you don't have to be part of the program to take acting classes. It's easy to enroll as a guest student. Although most of our students are 18 and older, high school students can register as Guest Students and get college credit while they’re still in high school. Students are eligible to enroll for credit classes at OCC provided they are currently enrolled in the 10th grade or higher and have the signature of approval from the high school principal or their designee. For COURSE DESCRIPTIONS and more information about OTHER THEATRE CLASSES at OCC Orchard Ridge, go to http://www.oaklandcc.edu/or-art/ and click on Departments then Theatre. Need more information still? Contact Dr. Diane Hill at dohill@oaklandcc.edu


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MCRT is proud to honor the famous playwright Henrik Ibsen and his great works during the 100th anniversary of his death. To schedule an audition, please call (734) 904-8674 The Director asks that actors audition with a monologue of their choice, comic or dramatic, classic or contemporary. Actors under consideration may be asked to perform cold readings from the script. An online version of the text is available at: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/IbsWild.html For more information on auditions, or Michigan Classical Repertory Theatre, please visit our website at: http://www.mcrt.org


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Roles for men & women 16 to 70. Please call 734.332.3848 or email at blackbird_theatre@yahoo.com . Please respond by Friday, December 2 if you are able to attend. Perusal copies of the script are available by appointment.


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Must be willing to work with 8th graders in their class, meeting from 12:20 to 1:10 daily. Must be available for extended rehearsals after school the week of the show. Be available for planning with the music director weekly. Salary $2500. Call for an interview and bring resume.


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The play consists of a series of short stories. Six actors can play all of roles or a numerous selection of actors can portray the characters in each vignette with a minimal amount of doubling.


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We are in need of tech crew for our upcoming shows. Duties include moving props from scene to scene, and light and sound set up. We also need understudies in most roles. Contact Bree for audition info. Dynamic_tension_inc@yahoo.com.


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Short (~10 minute) slap-stick comedy spoof for a single performance at the Raucous Review variety show on Nov. 30. The show is a benefit for disaster relief. Fred, 40-60 male lead, CEO of Giant Inc. with brash Jackie Gleason (Honeymooners) type of attitude and energy. Penny, 20-40 female lead, underling with witty Audry Meadows (Honeymooners) type attitude and energy. Grant: 20-40 male supporting role, employee & inventor of the cuckoo meter with hapless Art Carney (Honeymooners) type of energy. The play runs 11 days after the audition, but it's short so only 3-4 rehersals should be required. Call Hal and leave a phone number and an e-mail address if you'd like an advance copy of the script to read.


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The Phoenix Players is a new community theatre group. Auditions are held to become part of the acting ensemble, rather than for a specific show. Currently planned is a production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite at the South Lyon Theatre in March and a production for children in May, likely The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf. A short monologue may be prepared or cold readings will be provided for adults. Children over age 10 may also audition and will be given the opportunity to recite simple pieces and show their ability at role playing.


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"BENT" Martin Sherman’s award winning play about the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. A human story of love, survival and identity. Director Lisa Kander is looking for men, comfortable with physicality and sexuality. Characters: Max- mid-thirties, a playboy who has not taken life too seriously. Rudy- his lover, 30, a dancer. Horst- gay man in concentration camp. Parts that may be doubled with another role: Wolf, a young Nazi soldier picked up by Max at a club. Nazi Captain. Nazi soldier. Greta- drag queen manager of the gay club. Freddie: middle aged uncle of Max. Prisoner on the train. Guard on train. SS officer on train. Kapo at camp. Prisoner w/ yellow star at the camp. Prisoner w/ red star at the camp. Guard at camp. Captain at camp.


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Beth Henly offers characters which are distinct, believable, flawed and endearing in his or her own way. The themes developed are as light as the skin depth of a beauty contest and as heavy as a woman who was rejected as a child learning to find self acceptance apart from and in spite of others' rejection. This play has roles for 6 characters. 4 females and 2 males. The females age ranges from early 20s-40's.However, the director can cast older. The 2 male roles have age ranges from early 30s to late 40's. Again the director may chose to cast older.


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character descriptions. Bring non-returnable photo and resume. A photo can be taken for $1 at audition. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member of Spotlight Players ($20) before the first read-through or the role will be recast. Those who are cast in the show will receive a phone call.


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Looking for 16-24 voices for the choir that accompanies the dramatic presentation of "John Brown's Body." Music is traditional/folk/Civil War-era, 4-part SATB. Several solos; need tenors who can hit high F. Audition will include singing Battle Hymn of the Republic and various vocal exercises. Ability to sightread a plus.


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"If you want to hone your acting skills and be professionally trained, you must study from the professionally trained."


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Technical Director - Ann Arbor, Michigan Job posted on August 8, 2005 Performance Network Theatre (PNT), an Off-Broadway style theatre located in Ann Arbor Michigan, operating under an SPT 4 Equity contract, seeks a Technical Director (TD) to oversee all technical and facility aspects of producing their main-stage and second-stage seasons. PNT is celebrating its 5th anniversary in our new facility. TD is a Supervisory level position and reports directly to Artistic Producer Callie McKee.  Responsibilities include:  * Working directly with the Artistic Producer to achieve technical excellence in PNT's artistic programs, including:     - a six show main-stage season,     - a four show second-stage series  * Overseeing all use and rentals of our 140 seat theatre, including Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit's annual weekend of performances    * Primary Liaison on all facility issues with contractors and service people    * Maintaining all technical inventory and facilitating repairs as needed Facility description: Performance Network is a modest Small Professional theatre, with stage dimensions of approximately 30'x 40 feet (including very modest wing space), no fly space and a relatively small dimmer system.  Shop and storage space are on the premises.  Sets are modest in scope but production schedules are tight, so the TD must be highly organized in order to maximize available building time. The ideal candidate will have: strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to work both autonomously and on team projects, and most importantly the ability to lead from the front in setting and achieving deadlines.   They will also have: a high level of carpentry experience, a high level of electrics knowledge, aptitude on CAD, Vectorworks or comparable design software, the ability to oversee crews and volunteers effectively, the ability to prepare and administer production budgets, a high level of concern regarding safety and cleanliness and a desire to constantly push the envelope of success through self-motivation and hard work. Position available summer 2005. Salary based on experience plus benefits.  PNT's annual budget is $750,000. We produce six productions year-round in our intimate and luxurious 140 seat theatre, present 4 productions in our 50 seat second-stage, tour 6 different children's theatre shows to schools throughout the state, and are a member of the National New Play Network, a group of 21 theatres nationwide committed to new play development. Send letter, resume and salary requirements to: Technical Search, Performance Network Theatre, 120 East Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Email: carla@performancenetwork.org. PNT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Employer Profile * ORGANIZATION   PERFORMANCE NETWORK THEATRE   ADDRESS 120 EAST HURON ANN ARBOR, MI 48104 possiblefraudstart "http:" possiblefraudend http:/www.performancenetwork.org PROFILE Founded in 1981, Performance Network Theatre (PNT) is Michigan's premiere resident professional theatre company.  Our mission is to provide uncompromising artistic leadership in the region by producing works of theatre that engage, challenge and inspire artists and audiences.  Our six-show season includes a broad range of World Premieres, Classics, musicals and contemporary hits such as this year's TAKE ME OUT.  We routinely garner more awards and nominations from Michigan theatre critics than any other theatre in the state and are currently ranked #1 in state funding among professional theatres.  With the support of the incredible Ann Arbor community, a prosperous and educated mid-size University city, PNT is well-positioned to realize our 10 year goal of becoming a LORT theatre. Our affiliation with the National New Play Network keeps us connected to the national theatre community through annual meetings, on-line conferencing/ pitch newsletters and new play showcases held at different locations throughout the country. Now celebrating our 5th year in our new theatre after 15 years of existence in a former warehouse, PNT is on the cusp of a major growth, stabilization and re-focusing period


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I am currently looking for a drama coach for my daughter who will be auditioning for college (musical theater) this year. She is required to prepare a 1 minute monologue. She would like assistance with researching and deciding on a monologue as well as with acting. Please contact via email, temmy1105@yahoo.com.


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The Mosh Pit theatre announces auditions for it's first production of the 2005-2006 Season. Audition Notice The Mosh Pit Theatre and Do What I Want Productions present... The Mechanicals Directed by Lynn Lammers at the Performance Network's Mosh Pit Theatre Non-Equity Auditions Tuesday November 8th, 2005 7-10pm Call the Performance Network (734-663-0696) to sign up for a half hour time slot. These will be group auditions, and we will sign up 4-6 people per half hour. Prepare a one minute Shakespearean monologue, or we will provide a monologue to read cold. We will also be playing improv games and doing some movement exercises, so wear clothes you can move in. The show will open Wednesday, December 7th and run through Saturday, December 17th. This is a late night show, so performances will begin at 11pm. This is an interactive, improv-based, crazy Shakespearean kind of show. It's going to be super hilarious, so come and show us how ridiculous you are. If you don't have a monologue or haven't ever done improv, don't worry about it! The auditions will be very laid back and fun!


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Please view the host location website at www.DanceElectric.com for complete audition and casting information. Hope to see you there!!!


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Please view our website at www.danceelectric.com for complete audition and casting information. Hope to se eyou there!!!


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You must be 18 or older and look the age of the character you wish to play) CHRIS: (Police Officer) Black, mid 30’s in good shape, attractive, strong and serious looking, mentally and physically abusive to wife. Jada: (Fashion Designer) Black, early 30’s mother of 5, attractive, church going, smart and prideful. She has a commanding presence, carries herself with class and authority, tell others how they should handle their problems but can’t seem to stand up to her husband. Lisa: (Office Assistant) Black, late 20’s in incredible shape, beautiful face and amazing body. She’s street wise spontaneous, quick to leave a situation as fast as she starts it, overly confident and obnoxious in attitude and style. Precious: (stay at home mom) Black, early 30’s mother of 1 married, very proper speaking, naive and easily manipulated. She doesn’t want to believe her husband is cheating, has a drinking problem and is a back sliding Christian. Mike: (Construction worker) Black, early 30’s very sexy, well built, very smooth, out to have fun and getting laid. Cheating on his wife and stutters when he lie. Twone: (Hair stylist) Black, mid 20’s handsome, love to party, tells it like it is, and dresses in form fitting clothing. Marcus:( Barber) Black, mid 30’s, strong well built, Christian, saving himself for the right women, keeps meeting the wrong woman, very romantic. (We would like these three characters to be played by the same person) CD-Man: anyone that looks the part, sale CD’s DVD’s and other items Waiter: anyone that looks the part, serve tables at an expensive restaurant. Jason: anyone that looks the part, M.C at a poetry session, loves poetry and flirting with ladies. Pastor: Black, strong powerful preacher.


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This is a Workshop on Contemporary Commercial Music (all non-classical styles)presented by NATS for it's members and guests, taught by international cross-over expert Jeannette LoVetri (www.thevoiceworkshop.com). $15 for observers, $50 for Master Class singers (accompanist provided). Here is your chance to work with a NYC based teacher who can help you understand how to sing correctly and healthily in these styles and what it takes to perform in this business!


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We are looking for 5 male roles - Mr Gower, Mr. Martini, Sam Wainwright, Potter's goon (nonspeaking role) and maybe another role.


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SATISH: A 30-ish 2nd-generation Indian. Good corporate citizen. He's the team leader of the call center, and he hates the fact that he's Indian. He uses American slang, listens to American music, and goes to American movies. He has a wife and two kids. No Union please.


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Seeking 2 males 30s/40s, I female teens/early twenties Also seeking musicians, particularly brass and woodwinds. All music is from the 1940's. Please prepare a selection in that style. Some pay.


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Looking for a variety of character types. Barbarians, pirates, sailors and swordswomen. Men and women, any age. (No children.) This is a one time photo shoot. We are looking for reference stand-ins. Photos will be used for painting for the cover of an adventure fantasy novel to be self-published early in the spring of '06. No pay involved, but copies of the final photo will be provided. Come in a medieval costume, and a print of the cover painting will be provided. Please, do NOT bring weapons. Photos may also end up on the book's website as a "Making of the cover" piece. Photo shoot will take place on and around the old wood bridge at Gallup park between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Come prepared to move and maybe get dirty. (Need a few bodies to play dead.) Contact the producer if you have any questions. Otherwise, just show up. The following is a breakdown of the scene that is being portrayed. More information about the project can be found at www.BLACKSENT.com CHARACTERS FOR BLACKSENT COVER REFERENCE PHOTOS Ncon Barsin: Mid-twenties. Dark hair and beard. Average build. Light Moorish to Germanic features. Former assassin, master swordsman. Somber and introspective. Figment: 547 years old. Looks twenty-something. Blonde and fair features. Mage, semi-demi-god, flashy and flamboyant. Professional hero. Best friend to Ncon. Zandor: 200 and some years old. Dark skin and aura. Large man, big presence. Wizard. Has manipulated events to gather these various fighters. Tala: 50s. Hair is still dark, not gray. Round face, soft build. Smaller woman, mother to Ncon. Outspoken, but friendly. Can read minds. Oug: Natural father to Ncon. Former FirePriest. Trapped in the form of a large gray cat. Samantha: 20. Short, female, barbarian fighter. Fair haired and muscular. Led a slave revolt. Few words, much action. SalMayd: Late 30s. Tall and thin, road weary, auburn hair. Bounty hunter. Archer and swordswoman.. Thinks Ncon killed her father. Dallon: 15. Small for his age. Mousy, brown hair. Street urchin, thief. Never met a cuss word he didn’t like. Haelan: 16. Petite. Wavy, brilliant red hair. From a Gypsy type of tribe. Healing abilities. Chris Krieger: 30 something. Tall and athletic, Captain of the Barracuda. Corsair, not pirate. Hussar Svlen: Huge, Nordic mercenary. Happy blade for hire. Deaf / mute. Various sailors and Mercenaries: Male and female, salt air tanned, battle-scarred. The Barracuda: Three main-masted tall ship, 300 feet from bow to stern. Hull carved from a single tree. The shore of McAmal: Coral sand, course and bleached bright. Few rocks, no plant life. The scene: The Barracuda has just been pushed onto the shore of McAmal by an un-natural storm. Ncon is grieving Perenna, his LadyShip, who was crushed beneath the Barracuda. Figment and Tala are close, feeling Ncon’s Pain. Zandor looks on with dispassionate interest. The others are confused or concerned, some eyeing the receding storm. Krieger is seeing to his ship. Hussar looks ready for danger. Sailors and mercenaries are seeing to the ship or helping injured members.


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The Ring of Steel invites you to try your skill at the boldest of all arts...Swordplay! Learn to wield Broadsword, Rapier and more in theatrical style from the Fight Director for the Michigan Opera Theatre! You could also earn school credit. The Ring of Steel performs at Renaissance Festivals, Haunted Houses, Sci/Fi and Fantasy Conventions, Celtic Festivals and in Action Movies and on Stage performing everything from Shakespeare to Samuri to Science Fiction. We will teach you swordplay, martial arts, special f/x and stuntwork. For more information, our email is rosteel@umich.edu or go to our website at www.ringofsteel.org. .


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For the experimental comedy "But You Already Knew That," a University of Michigan Film and Video honors project. *Looking for men and women to play various ages: 7-12, 17-22, 30-40, and 50-70. No previous film experience nescecary.


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We are looking for people for an 8 minute film for the National Film Challenge. If you check out the contest site (www.Filmchallenge.com), you will see why we cannot tell you what the script is or what genre it will be until October 21st. Last year our team won the "Best Action/Adventure" award. This year we feel we can do even better. If you cannot make the audition, but still want to be involved, please contact us. We should be able to work out an alternative time if needed.


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8 Men; 5 Women -- all age range 20s to 60s.


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We are looking for a young male actor to play the role of John, the Day's second oldest son, approximately 15 years old. This is a great role, and will be fun to play. The rest of the roles have been cast. Please call for an audition appointment at 734-355-8111. The longest running non-musical in Broadway history, Life With Father was inspired by the autobiographical writings of Clarence Day, Jr. It's the story of wealthy stockbroker Clarence Day, Sr., the benevolent despot of his 1880's New York City family, and Vinnie, his seemingly flight wife, who is the real head of the household. A gem of comedy and pathos, Life with Father's anecdotal episodes are tied together by Vinnie's tireless efforts to get her headstrong husband baptized.


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We are in need of a rehearsal/performance pianist for A Christmas Carol. This is a paid position. Rehearsals will begin October 10th and run from 3:30-6:00 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays.


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As featured on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Mosaic Youth Theatre is presenting an incomparable opportunity to talented youth ages 12-18 all over the metropolitan Detroit area. We're calling all aspiring actors, singers and technicians for auditions for our new season on a first come, first serve basis. Audition fee is $5.00 per person. Actors: Either prepare and memorize a 1-minute monologue from a published play or be assigned a monologue upon arrival to the auditions. The second option does not necessitate memorization. Singers: Prepare and memorize a 2-minute song to be sung a capella. You may be asked to show harmonization skills, perform scales and arpeggios. Technicians: Attend a 10-15 minute interview and present an original creation you've made. The presentation may be made in any medium.


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Flint City Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of "Slab" a comedy by Sean Michael Welch. Characters: Louden Gray: The director. High strung, highly motivated, early to mid thirties. Seela Murr: (Already Cast) The personal assistant. Attractive, sensible, business before pleasure, mid to late twenties. Tony Slab: The star. Modest, unassuming, gracious, young. Mr. Caesar: (Already Cast) The producer. A large man who doesn’t speak, eccentric. Early to mid forties. Effrin: Mr. Caesar’s personal assistant. A small man who speaks for Mr. Caesar. Stoic, direct. Mid to late thirties. Rale Kilbourne: The antagonist. Quietly imposing, friendly, former inmate. Late twenties to early thirties


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Two adults, one male, one female; open age range, as those in two casts will ultimately be matched; one additional adult, male or female, wishing to play role of child. All roles/characters pretty straightforward. Pay $33 per 40-minute performance, paid once each month Nov thru May. Production schedule varies from 1-4 performances in a day, approximately 40 performances given between November and May, with usually a month's notice in scheduling. Occasional summer performances. Great group of thespians energizing this ongoing production every year, with actors returning often for this valuable, much lauded project.


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We are looking for college-aged U of M students who can both dance AND sing well (both qualities are preferrable). As well as possible a younger person (middle school - high school aged) for the role of Theo. Contact the producers for more information. UM students only.


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If you read this before September 11, please come to our mass meeting on Sunday, September 11 at 7:30PM in the Michigan League's Vandenberg Room. We are hoping to have all people interested in sets, costumes, singing, dancing, and general production come and find out more about our show this semester. Performers - This will also be the first opportunity to sign up for audition times. Walk-in times will also be set aside for people who cannot make it to the mass meeting. Please call if you cannot or did not make it to the mass meeting and would like more information about anything concerning the show. Thanks!


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Seeking RINGMASTER: a charismatic Master of Ceremonies who is also a strong comedic actor who can charm an audience while introducing attractions and who serves as a public spokesperson for media promotions. The ideal candidate has a dynamic presence with a commanding announcer voice and has a personality that radiates theatrical style and energy. Multilingual skills are a plus as well as singing ability. Tour of the US performing for millions of people, in more than 40 cities yearly. A one-year contract starting November 2005, with a professional salary, medical benefits, housing and transportation. Feld Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Drug Free Workplace.


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Ages 5th grade - 12th grade. Prepare 16 bars of a song and prepare for short group dance segment. Short Monologue for callbacks which will be Sunday, September 11.


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We are looking for understudies for all roles, Transylvanians (extras), dancers for preshow which will be "Thriller" and "The Cellblock Tango", and tech crew! Please respond asap for immediate placement.


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We are seeking youths, ages 9 - 14, who enjoy performing, lip-syncing and dancing to music from the 50's and 60's. Group performs year long at various festivals, fairs and events such as the Woodward Dream Cruise. Group has also performed at Walt Disney World and on the Big Red Boat. No experience is necessary just an enthusiasm to entertain others. Sept. 11 will be a "practice format" so interested parties can see what we're all about. Actual auditions will be held on Sept. 18th. For audition, interested participants need to prepare a lip-sync to any song from the 50's and 60's.


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Calling all kids 3rd - 12th grade. Come join our fall production. You do NOT need to be a member of St. Luke’s Church to Audition. No previous experience necessary.


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looking for all ages including children. principles range in all ages, both men and women.


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Flint City Theatre will hold open auditions for "Decipher" by Alex Nalbach on 9-6-2005 4PM-8PM at 328 N. Grand Traverse, Flint, MI 48503. A true crime author is haunted by the subject of his writing in this gritty thriller. Call (810) 341-6912 for more information. Sides for the audition will be made availible on our website: www.flintcitytheatre.com Characters: John Rausch, middle-aged novelest. Nan Weston, middle-aged literary agent. Peter Drake, young stranger.


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Studio Acting Lessons for all ages. The Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Inc. is a student/community and professionally driven performing arts educational opportunity that offers excellent training reaching the widest possible audience with purposeful performing arts education. As a team of exquisite, dedicated faculty, we are committed to superb, professional performing arts training demonstrative of the highest levels of artistic achievement. The conservatory approach to training is learning by doing. It is practical wherein polished skill development comes through the experiencing, inspiring the performing artist in you. "If you want to be professionally trained, you must study with the professionally trained."


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character descriptions. Bring non-returnable photo and resume. A photo can be taken for $1 at audition. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member of Spotlight Players ($20) before the first read-through or the role will be recast. Those selected for the cast will be posted on the web site.


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You will be singing acapella; please prepare 8 bars of a gospel, R & B or pop theatre song that shows your voice and range. If you are called back on Sunday, you will be asked to perform a scene (which we will provide) and the song, "And I am telling you, I'm not going."


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Roles for 16+ actors+ 8 male roles ages 6-60+ and 8 female roles ages 15-60+. YOUNG PEOPLES ROLES: In the script the younger children are boys but could be cast with girls. AGE APPROX: Boys- 6, 10, 15, 17. Girls=15 -17. The longest running non-musical in Broadway history, Life With Father was inspired by the autobiographical writings of Clarence Day, Jr. It's the story of wealthy stockbroker Clarence Day, Sr., the benevolent despot of his 1880's New York City family, and Vinnie, his seemingly flight wife, who is the real head of the household. A gem of comedy and pathos, Life with Father's anecdotal episodes are tied together by Vinnie's tireless efforts to get her headstrong husband baptized.


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Female roles: Marcy: age 20s – 30s; Viennese accent required. Mrs. Ravenscroft: age 30 – 40; Upper class English accent required. Gillian: age 18; Upper class English accent required. Mrs. French: age 35 – 60; working class English accent required. Dolly: age 18-30; working class English accent required. Male role: Inspector Ruffing: age 35 – 55; Upper class English accent required. Synopsis: Enter the shadowy world of Ravenscroft, an English manor where there has been a death. Was it an accident or murder? Inspector Ruffing is called to the scene on a snowy night in the English countryside to investigate. There he is confronted with five alluring and dangerous women: Marcy, the beautiful Viennese governess; Mrs. Ravenscroft, the flirtatious lady of the manor; Gillian, her charming but troubled daughter; Mrs. French, the formidable and passionate cook; and Dolly, the timid maid. What secrets do these women harbor? Inspector Ruffing navigates a sea of lies and conflicting stories in his quest for the truth and along the way discovers the truth about himself. This dark comedy - thriller will have you guessing all the way to the end!


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Seeking an African American actor in his 20s to 40s to appear in staged reading of Kenneth Lonergan's comedy-drama "Lobby Hero" in Jackson, MI. Experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail markhisler@juno.com for audition appointment.


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Bring music from a showtune, preferably from the play, be prepared to read from the script.


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$150 production fee for actors selected for the cast.


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Diane Hill has been cast as the lead character Rachel.Between 12 to 15 roles will be cast. All roles are open to community members as well as enrolled students. Ann Arbor actors can contact Kevin Gilmartin directly via e-mail to arrage a local audition.


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SEYMOUR: Twenties or thirties. He’s a sweet and well-meaning little man. AUDREY: Twenties or thirties. Bleached-blond, sweet and vulnerable. MR. MUSHNIK: 40+. He seldom smiles but often sweats. ORIN: A “tall, dark and handsome” dentist with a black leather jacket and sadistic tendencies. CRYSTAL, RONNETTE AND CHIFFON: Three female street urchins who function as participants in the action and a Greek Chorus outside it. THE PLANT (AUDREY II): The creature is played by a series of four increasing large puppets, manipulated by one or two Puppeteers. VOICE OF THE PLANT: Provided by an actor on an offstage microphone. The sound is a cross between Otis Redding, Barry White, and Wolfman Jack.


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All roles are open. Please go to the website www.mcrt.org for information on the roles and the rehearsal process. Rehearsals will be ensemble based and movement oriented. The ensemble and director will work together to create the performance using various translations of Euripides' Medea, critical texts and historical images. Actors & actresses of all ages, types, linguistic abilities & ethnicities are strongly urged to attend.


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AUDITIONS for Like Mother, Like Hell By Rikki Schwartz, Directed by Dan Gerics A new drama about a daughter who, upon learning of her parents' plan to divorce after 30 plus years, begins to question her own marriage and struggles to avoid turning into her mother. AUDITIONS: August 15, 4-9pm at the Good Beans Café. SCHEDULE: FIRST READ THROUGH, Thu, Aug 18, 6pm REHEARSALS, pending cast availability, Mon-Fri, Aug 22-Sept 16, 6-10pm TECH Sun Sept 18, 2pm-late DRESS Mon-Wed, Sept 19, 20, 21, 6pm-late SHOWS Thu-Sat, Sept 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and Oct 1, 8pm STRIKE Sun Oct 2, 10am 'til we're finished Please bring a list of all rehearsal conflicts. Audition will consist of cold readings from the script. See www.flintcitytheatre.com for sides Characters: ROBERTA (“BOBBI”, “BIRDIE” or “BIRD”), 30-ish. An Interior Designer. Attractive, fit and well coiffed. Form fitting, expensive clothing - a bit on the “hip” side. High strung and emotionally guarded. Isabelle (“Izzy”) Dort, Roberta’s mother, late 40’s. Very refined in her appearance, but generally acerbic and dismissive, particularly around Roberta. Arthur Dort (“Art”), Roberta’s father, 55. Working class “Dad” next door. Kind and gentle spirit. Zachery (“Zach”), Roberta’s Husband, mid to late 30’s. Attractive, fit and well coiffed. High end “preppy” by all appearances. Easy-going and good natured. Leslie (“Lee-lee”), Roberta’s oldest and closest friend, 30-ish. Plus-size, attractive. Witty, loving and empathic.


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Cast of 4: 2 women excellent singers who move well, 1 man excellent singer who moves well, and the nararator either male or female who may sing a little. Breakdown: Woman #1- the older woman, songs include: "I never do anything twice", "Send in the clowns", and "I'm still here". Woman #2- usually the younger woman, songs include: "Another hundred people", "Broadway baby", and "Losing my mind". The man- tenor/baritone sings, "You must meet my wife", "I remember", and "Marry me a little", and maybe "Being alive". The nararator- strong personality must take control of the show and not be boring. Has a sense of humor can be either male or female. If sings real well may share some songs.


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The play is written for a cast of six: five women – including African-American and one Latina and Spanish-speaking actress and for one man. Barbara, 50’s – this is the only character that this actress will play. All other actors play various roles of different ages and sexes. Woman #2 – Gail, a waitress, late 40’s -50’s. Also plays : Winn/Dixie manager (a man.) Marge, a maid, 60’s. The Rich Lady Woman #3 – Nita, waitress, 30’s. Also plays: Phillip, Kenny’s manager, West Indian, 30’s, Carlie, hotel maid, 50’s, Nanny in Maine, any age, Melissa, Mall-mart Associate, late 40’s – early 50’s. Woman # 4 - Hector, 30’s. Also plays: Maddy, maid, 20’s, Kimberly, Mall-mart Associate, 20’s. Woman #5 – Joan, Kenny’s hostess, 40’s. Also plays: Holly, maid, early 20’s. The Man – George, busboy, 20’s. Also plays: Editor, 60’s, The Boyfriend, successful writer, 50’s, Pete, nursing home cook, 40’s, Ted, Magic Maids franchise owner, 30’s, Howard, Mall-mart Assistant Manager, 20’s. Please note cast (except Barbara) also plays – restaurant customers, servers in Manhattan, nursing home patients, Mall-mart customers.


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Auditions are being held for a continuous running Roaring 20’s interactive murder mystery at The Masonic in Detroit. We are looking for males, females, 25-65 needed to fill numerous roles as homicide detectives, dames, dancehall gin-girls, gangsters and molls. Audition date: Friday, August 19th., 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Slots every 10 minutes. Call 818-785-7700 Location: The Masonic of Detroit, 500 Temple Ave. Detroit, MI 48201 Special Instructions: Come (dressed) as a character of your choosing from the 1920's gangster era with a 3 minute prepared monologue. You will also be asked to do some improv. Looking for strong character stereotypes from the period. Think Al Capone and Betty Boop. Bring a recent headshot and resume. Production schedule: Shows are currently scheduled once a week on either Fridays or Saturdays and are subject to change. There is a possibility that show will be scheduled 2 or 3 times a week plus corporate events on other dates. Pay scale: $100 per public show, 50% of that for rehearsal and media event. Rehearsal: Sept. 8th. at The Masonic. Time TBA. Media Opening: Sept. 9th. at the Masonic at 7 p.m. First shows: Sept 16, 24, 30.


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Based on Aztec mythology, Musicians of the Sun is a bilingual delight. The Lord of the Night sees that the world is colorless and dull. He sends the Spirit of the Wind on a quest to free the four musicians: Red, Blue, Yellow and Green from the House of the Sun. The results of his journey bring joy, beauty, and music to the world. In English and Spanish. CASTING: We are looking for several actors/actresses who speak Spanish well-- most will play multiple characters in the production. We are also in need of several dancers. Actors will be paid $75/performance (8 performances).


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This very beautiful and moving play tells the touching story of a young Japanese girl's experience after the bombing of Hiroshima. The play recounts her illness from radiation poisoning and how children from all over Japan begin to fold paper cranes to help Sadako get well. CASTING: "Father" - age range: 30-50/ "Kenji" - male - age range 15 - 25. All other parts have been cast. Actors will be paid $75/performance (6-8 performances).


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Experienced male and female dancers sixteen years of age and older are invited to audition. The Haunted Castle is a family friendly ballet about children whose mischief leads them to a castle where mysterious and wonderful things occur. Magicians, jugglers and fascinating creatures abound. A variety of parts are being cast.


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Anyone over 18, both genders. This is a sketch comedy show, in which you will be required to play a number of different characters in every performance. New material is added to the setlist regularly. This is an ongoing production with no clear end date. There is no pay. Equity actors must have permission from Equity.


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7 Women, 5 Girls, 3 Men, 3 Boys, singing Ensemble with some small roles


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11 Men & 3 Women (2 older)


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I am in need of males for the roles of Riff Raff and Brad Majors. Also in need of tech crew. If you are interested in trying this unique style of theater, please contact me ASAP.


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Hiring guitar player/singers who can accompany others. Pay is $50 to $100 per show.


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I'm looking for one male C.E.O. type, ~40-60, and one female ~25-40 for a short 5 minute comedy sketch for the Raucous Review Variety Show. I may also include a 2nd 2 minute piece for same two actors. Pay of $50 each total for both shows. 2-3 rehearsals tops. It will be a blast! See www.ypsifrogjam for show details. Limited appointments will be held as I can arrange them. The show's in two weeks, so call me soon! Thanks. -Hal


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We are still looking for several roles to be filled for a still shoot for the University of Michigan. White Females and Males 50-70, White males 20-30. African Americans, Male and Female 20-70. Other races also needed 20-70. Anyone can apply. You do not have to be an experienced actor. Participants will be paid $40 for an approximate 2 hour call. Send Head Shot to above email address or send to; Michael Welch University Of Michigan, 300 N. Ingalls 5D04 Ann Arbor MI 48109-0471


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We will be performing "Thr Rocky Horror Picture Show" instead of "Four Rooms" August 26-27, 2005 at the Riverside Arts Center. We are a non-profit performance troupe that shadow casts cult movies, the film will run behind us on stage. We are in need of several understudies and tech crew. All interested parties should contact me ASAP.


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Actors still needed to fill some older male roles 40 plus. Also auditioning for Edward III, a youth approx 12 to 16. See website www.mcrt.org for full details


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Marketing Associate - Ann Arbor, Michigan Job posted on Jul 25, 2005 Performance Network Theatre (PNT), an Off-Broadway style theatre located in Ann Arbor Michigan, operating under an SPT 4 Equity contract, seeks a Marketing Associate (MA) to help implement an exciting phase of audience development. PNT is celebrating its 5th anniversary in our new facility, and is entering a major subscription and single ticket marketing push. MA is an entry-level position and reports directly to the Managing Director. Responsibilities include: * Working directly with the managing director to implement PNT's marketing plan which includes: -increasing subscription audience, -increasing single ticket sales for a six-show professional season, -maintaining single ticket sales for Performance Network's second stage -promoting outreach programs including a six segment acting curriculum -audience development and education programs * Developing and implementing a data research plan to aid in the further development and growth of PNT's marketing efforts * Maintaining and updating Performance Network's website * Overseeing office systems, including an ethernet connected system of Macintosh computers, Xerox Phaser color printers and "Theatre Manager" computerized ticketing software and database The ideal candidate will have: strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to work both autonomously and on team projects, a high level of proficiency on Macintosh computers & Adobe design software, HTML and web design/web maintenance experience, and a desire to constantly push the envelope of success through self-motivation and hard work. Position available summer 2005. Salary based on experience plus benefits. PNT's annual budget is $750,000. We produce six productions year-round in our intimate and luxurious 140 seat theatre, present 4 productions in our 50 seat second-stage, tour 6 different children's theatre shows to schools throughout the state, and are a member of the National New Play Network, a group of 21 theatres nationwide committed to new play development. Send letter, resume and salary requirements to: Marketing Search, Performance Network Theatre, 120 East Huron, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Email: david@performancenetwork.org. PNT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employer Profile * ORGANIZATION   PERFORMANCE NETWORK THEATRE ADDRESS 120 EAST HURON ANN ARBOR, MI 48104 http:/www.performancenetwork.org PROFILE Founded in 1981, Performance Network Theatre (PNT) is Michigan's premiere resident professional theatre company. Our mission is to provide uncompromising artistic leadership in the region by producing works of theatre that engage, challenge and inspire artists and audiences. Our six-show season includes a broad range of World Premieres, Classics, musicals and contemporary hits such as this year's TAKE ME OUT. We routinely garner more awards and nominations from Michigan theatre critics than any other theatre in the state and are currently ranked #1 in state funding among professional theatres. With the support of the incredible Ann Arbor community, a prosperous and educated mid-size University city, PNT is well-positioned to realize our 10 year goal of becoming a LORT theatre. Our affiliation with the National New Play Network keeps us connected to the national theatre community through annual meetings, on-line conferencing/ pitch newsletters and new play showcases held at different locations throughout the country. Now celebrating our 5th year in our new theatre after 15 years of existence in a former warehouse, PNT is on the cusp of a major growth, stabilization and re-focusing period.


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We are a movie shadow cast, we perform live with the film behind us. We will be recasting a few roles for our August performances of the film "Four Rooms". We are in need of both males and females, preferably 16 or older. We are a non-profit performance troupe. We will be doing several different movies in the upcoming year, including "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and "Empire Records". We are looking for people to stay on after this performance.


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Compensation: There is no Pay associated with these positions. You will receive credits and a free copy of the feature We are looking for predominately African Americans male and female from early teens to mid-40's. Please bring resumes and head shots to the audition.


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We are hiring singers ages 16-60 who can act. Improv experience a plus. Pay varies accoring to level of experience. $30-$100 per show. http://www.random-acts.net


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Workshop camp for kids in grades 4-7; all aspects of auditioning will be explored for musicals & plays, with special guest directors, actors and choreographer.


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Needed actress for title character Calliope, youngest of the nine muses from Greek mythology who has been captured and focus to inspires an crazed author for 60 plus years. I require someone with classic Greek beauty and a powerfully presence, around their early-mid 20’s to early 30’s.


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The project is a still photography shoot for the University Of Michigan Center For Health Communications research. Seeking Non-Union faces, mainly African American but all other ethnicities are also needed. Males and Females: 20s-70s and Children 5-12. Actors will be paid $40 dollars per two hour call. Some roles might be needed for multiple calls. Email details to above address or send to Michael Welch, University of Michigan , 300 N. Ingalls 5D04 Ann Arbor MI 48109-0471. If you do not have a head shot a clear 6x4 will be accepted. Deadline for submission is the 20th of July.


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The Purple Rose Theatre Company is seeking 3 student directors for its regionally-acclaimed Actor / Director Lab scheduled for this fall. If interested, please contact Quintessa Gallinat for additional information or to schedule an interview.


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This three-day intensive study of acting techniques is designed to fit busy schedules and has been described by attendees as “life-changing” and “cathartic.” Actor Boot Camp will offer movement, vocal and monologue work, as well as a Q & A with working professionals about “the business” and essential guidelines for developing a career in the entertainment industry. Participants must be at least 18 years of age due to liability and course content. Registration is currently being taken for this new session, and the class is filling quickly. Cost for the class is $175.00, which includes lunch on Saturday.


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Mandatory Dates: All Rehearsal Dates From October 24-Opening Tech Rehearsals: Sunday, November 6, 13 & Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, November 16 If cast, you will need to become a member of the Farmington Players. Warning!: This show requires challenging hair, makeup and costuming!!!


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Roles available for 3 women and 3 men ages 18-40. Second rate porn stars have decided to create high art and things get out of hand when the writer, a Yale graduate, starts handing out reading assignments.


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Needed men and women of all ages to play in broad comedy to be done in the style of commedia del arte. Currently there are roles for 5 men & 5 women The show will be set in New Orleans circa 1899 and features a courtesan who is playing her suitors off of each other. The role of the courtesan has been cast.


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The role of Margy has been cast. All other roles will be double or triple cast. Men & Women ages 18-60 able to create multiple distinct characters. Show does not require nudity. Show is directed by Lamont Clegg.


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A national child welfare training organization located in Southfield is casting men, women and children of all ages for a series of drama-based training videos. Lots of roles for experienced and inexperienced actors and extras.


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Commedia dell'Arte stock characters. Physical comedy and improvisational skills required (the play is completely improvised from a scenario). We are looking for both male and female actors. Skills with music and/or circus skills are a plus. Some roles are precast. Pay is based on a division of profits amongst the company.


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YYT is a new organization formed to provide a quality theatre experience for youth in a growing community. Audition Ages: 8years/3rd Grade – 18 years/12th Grade. You do NOT need to be a member of St. Luke’s Church to Audition. There are a few roles open for adults in this production. No previous experience necessary.


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Realistic and minimalistic set design and construction methods, with special attention to ease of striking. Modular designs, rolling sets, flyable backdrops among other techniques to achieve portabilty. You are requested to bring a design for "It's A Wonderful Life " to use as a springboard for discussion. Spotlight Players are picking up the cost for the workshop. Donations accepted for the pizza and pop lunch that will be served.


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Waltz basics for auditions or a wedding. Box step, turning box, underarm turn for slow waltz and hesitation step for fast waltz. Wear hard-soled shoes. No tennies or flip-flops. Cost is picked up by Spotlight Players.


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character audition songs. Come ready to sing the assigned song. Only Rolf and Liesl have dance auditions. Cuts will be provided at auditions. Bring headshot & resume


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Complete casting and show information is at http://www.stagecrafters.org/PDF/ANGELS2.pdf on the Stagecrafters website.


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Huck: Male: 12-15 (Tenor/Alto*) Mischievous young boy. Always in trouble, but clever and of strong convictions. Extensive Featured Singing. Jim: African American Male: 20-45 (Baritone) Runaway slave. Friend of Huck. Trying to escape to freedom. Extensive Featured Singing. Tom Sawyer: Male: 12-15 (Tenor/Alto*) Young friend to Huck. Naive, fun loving boy with a wide-eyed spirit for adventure. Featured Singing/Solo. King: Male: 25-50 (Tenor) Adult acquaintance of Huck. Carpetbagger-Snake oil Salesman. A con-artist of sorts. Featured Singing. Duke: Male: 25-50 (Baritone) Adult acquaintance of Huck. Carpetbagger-Snake oil Salesman. A con-artist of sorts. Featured Singing. Alice: African American Female: 25-50 (Gospel Mezzo/Soprano) Slave women. Featured Singing. Extensive vocal range. Alice's Daughter: African American Female: 12-15 (Soprano/Alto) Young Slave Girl. Chorus Singing. Pap Finn: Male: 35-55 (Baritone) Huck’s father. Mean ornery drunk who blames all his problems on the government. Featured Solo. Widow Douglas: Female: 45-65 (Mezzo Soprano) Huck’s guardian. Featured Chorus Singing. Miss Watson: Female: 45-65 (Mezzo Soprano) Sister to Widow Douglas. Featured Chorus Singing. Judge Thatcher: Male: 40-65 (Tenor). Featured Chorus Singing. Mary Jane: Female: 18-40 (Mezzo Soprano) Acquaintance of Huck. Young society women grieving over the death of her father. Featured singing. Joanna: Female: 18-40 (Mezzo/Alto) Mary Jane’s sister. Featured singing. Susan: Female: 18-40 (Alto). Mary Jane’s sister. Featured singing. Boys: Males: 12-15 (Various) Friends of Tom and Huck. Featured Chorus Singing. Some speaking roles. Ensemble: Male/Female: 15-Adults (Various) Townspeople. Versatile group of singer/dancer/actors who will cover a variety of roles. Ensemble members will double and be featured as soloists and speaking roles.


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This a musical revue which pays tribute to Harold Arlen and 2005 marks the celebration of his 100th birthday. The show features such well known song as Stormy Weather, I've Got the World on A String, and Lydia Lydia The Tatooed Lady just to name a few. Auditionees are asked to prepare a song, preferably a jazz standard or show tune. Also there will be a dance/movement exercise. All auditioning must be able to sing and move well. There are roles for 3 men and 3 women 20-45.


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This is no pay. This is a theatre play script is in final stages. short horror theatrical play. Must have a theatre voice, no microphones will be used! All information is TBD when casted. This is a rare idea and Gli Attori does not want anyone except the cast to know anything about the project. Please email your headshot and resume to Darkange1l@yahoo.com DO NOT CALL!


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THE PLAY: Written in 1592, the play tells the story of the rise and fall of King Edward II. After his father Edward I “Longshanks” dies, King Edward II sends a letter to his former lover Piers Gaveston, inviting him to return to England and rule the kingdom with him. Gaveston, having been previously banished by King Edward I and the Bishop of Coventry for his homosexual relations with Edward II, comes back with a vengeance. The new King’s intent is to live openly with Gaveston as his lover, regardless of who may object, and lavishes him with noble titles, money and gifts. This weighs hard on the Earls of the realm, who, unlike Gaveston, are worthy of nobility by birth or service, and the soldiers, who are short on food and pay, yet expected to defend the borders of the country. The church is also up in arms, given the “unnatural” relationship between the King and his “minion", and the blasphemous assault that Edward and Gaveston impose upon the Bishop of Coventry on Gaveston’s return. Edward’s Queen, Isabella from France, is also openly rejected, and desperate for the King’s affection, is much at his mercy and whim. Spite breeds pain, pain breeds hate, and hate breeds revenge, as all seem to become victims of the turn of fortune’s wheel. We see a King rendered powerless by his love, a Queen’s morals compromised by her desperation, the Earls’duty to their king betrayed by their plight for justice, a soldier’s honor polluted by the temptation of power, and the Church’s attempt to restore the sacred through degradation. The only wisdom seems to come from a child, the young Prince Edward III. We are looking for people of all ages, race and ethnic backgrounds. There are several parts available. For more specific information, or to sign up for an audition please visit our website at www.mcrt.org


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Preparation: Two contrasting contemporary monologues no longer than four minutes total. Those auditioning on Friday may substitute a song for their 2nd monologue if they bring sheet music in their key. Bring a 2nd headshot & resume for director of “Rocky Horror Show” & “No Way to Treat a Lady” who will attend Friday’s audition session. Actors’ Equity members may request an appointment for a specific audition time by leaving a message at 248-370-3308. Non-union actors may be seen on a walk-in basis if time allows. Those actors interested in any of the three musicals should schedule their appointment for Friday, June 24 when an accompanist and piano will be available. Callbacks for individual shows may be scheduled at a later date. Multicultural casting will be utilized when possible. The roles of Frank and the Narrator in “Rocky Horror Show,” Scrooge in “Christmas Carol” and LeGros in “Devour the Snow” have been cast. Children’s auditions for roles in “Christmas Carol” will be announced for September.


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TMS Universal is now casting 20 roles for OFFSHORE, a full length, independent feature film, written and directed by Diane Cheklich and produced by Marty Shea. It will be shot on location in both India and Detroit, MI in August-September 2005. OFFSHORE digs deep into the highly controversial subject of corporate outsourcing, following the effects of a Detroit-based furniture company's decision to oursource its call center to an unproven Indian startup. We will be auditioning local Detroit, union and non-union talent for the roles listed on our website. Principal roles and Union Players will be low-pay. Non-union day player roles are unpaid. Auditions will be held June 20th - July 15th, 2005. If interested in auditioning, please visit our website for specific casting and audition information: http://crewdocs.com/offshore Please forward this email to anyone who might be interested in auditioning. If you have a bulletin, please print and post our casting flyer: http://crewdocs.com/offshore/CASTING_CALL.pdf


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10 positions are open. 10 females are needed from ages 10-16. The story is about 2 girl gangs that each girl gang has 5 main characters. The two gangs get in a huge fight and end up killing someone. The story basicly shows the life of gangs. $$$$-Female actors will be paid $20 each day-$$$$


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See www.spotlightplayers.net for specific character audition song and description. Liesl and Rolph will have dance audition. Bring non-returnable photo and resume. A photo can be taken for $1.00 at audition. Everyone who is cast must become a paid member of Spotlight Players ($20) before the first read-through or the role will be recast. A $25 script deposit will be collected at the first rehearsal and returned upon return of an unaltered script.


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We are still looking to fill a few roles, we are in need of 4 females and 2 males.


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The cast consists of five men ages 20-60, four women ages 20-60, and one boy or girl, age 8-10. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script and improvisations, plus an optional 1-2 minute contemporary monologue. Actors should call A2CT to schedule a one-hour audition slot for either June 12 or 13. A head-shot and resume are welcome, but not necessary. Actors will meet three or four times with the director over the summer before regular rehearsals begin September 12.


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All information is available at http://www.morroworoad.com/auditions.htm including character bios and small dialogue to have memorized. Good luck. Pay is minimal, major roles $100 a week + fundraised amount which will be unknown until summer 2006.


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Behind The Scenes is a modern day musical about the ups and downs of teenage life. It is filled with plenty of conflict and ends with a lot of love. Go to www.danceelectric.com for full audition and casting information. There are SEVERAL leading roles, minor roles, and chorus/dance parts avaliable. This is a fun show full of wonderful music that most of you will recognize. Hope to see you there!!!


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The Gingerbread Lady is about a popular singer who has overindulged in booze and sex. After ten weeks of sobriety in a sanitarium she is visited by two old friends and her daughter, who drive her back to drink. Available Roles: Evy Meara-late 30's to 50's or older, a recovering alcoholic singer/actress. Jimmy Perry-late 30's to 50's or older, Evy's closest male friend and actor waiting for his big break. Toby-late 30's to 50's or older, Evy's best girlfriend, and aging glamour queen who can't seem to hang onto her husband. Lou Tanner-late 30's to 50's or older, Evy's ex-boyfriend. Polly Meara-around age 17, Evy's sweet and loving daughter. Manuel-age 16-20, a grocery delivery guy. Please Note: Auditioners under the age of 16 will require a parent or guardian at auditions.


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We are a movie shadow cast, we do live performances with the film. We rehearse every sunday at WCC from 6-9PM. We are currently looking for cast and crew for our upcoming production of "Four Rooms" in July. Rehearsals will start May 29,2005 and I would like to cast as soon as possible. We are also looking for dancers for our dance numbers we do before the movie starts.


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All ages and genders. SAG contract in order. 100% filmed in the Detroit area. There are a variety of action and non-action roles and entertainment possibilities, including a club scene with dancers, and maybe a live singer. If you sing, come ready. If you dance, be prepared to shake it! Please bring hard copy resume or bio and photos. E-mail: RangersUSA@aol.com


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Ages 16 and up. Audition packets can be picked up at the theater or at Summit on the Park in Canton. 3 women 5 men Chorus 20 mixed good stage movement/ strong voice Dance Chorus 15 female 15 male strong dance/ carry a tune


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Audition Location: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre, 322 W. Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Auditions for West Side Story are going to be held Sat. June 25 from 12-6. Dance audition from 12-2 vocal auditions from 2-4, reading from the script 4-6. Sun June 26 from 6-10. Dance from 6-7:30 vocal from 7:30-9 reading from 9-10. Callbacks Monday June 25 7-10. Please prepare 16 bars, and bring sheet music, nothing from the show please. We are going to read for the parts of Maria, Anita, Tony, Bernardo , Riff, and Anybody. You only need to attend one audition session. If you are auditioning for the role of Officer Krupke, Doc, Sgt. Schrank,Glad hand you only have to come to the reading portion of the audition. Maria high soprano moderate dance high acting ability Spanish accent Anita mezzo soprano-contralto high dance ability high acting ability Spanish Accent Bernardo Moderate dance Spanish accent Tony moderate tenor moderate dance high acting ability Riff high tenor moderate dance high acting ability Anybody's--small young female must appear to be 10-12 years old. Wants to be a Jet very bad, plays a tomboy Doc Non singing non dancing Runs Docs drugstore middleage-older man. Officer Krumpke Non singing non dancing role middle aged Sgt Schrank Non singing non dancing biggoted police man Glad Hand Non singing non dancing role officiates at dance very small role All other roles will be cast from auditionees.


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Production crew need for new fantasy short film. We need fill these position: Lighting, costume, sound, and hair/make up. This is a non-paying job, however you'll receive a copy of the project and meals when filming. Please have brief bio and list of previous works with emails.


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Actors, singers, dancers, and acrobats, ages 10 through Adult. No experience is necessary. Please bring with you 16 measures or 1 verse of a prepared song with a copy of the music for provided pianist, and your schedule conflicts from 5/19/05 through 7/24/05. Also wear clothes to dance in.


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This is for a movie. The audtion will be held at 1233 West Jackson St. in Kokomo, Indiana from 10am to 4pm.


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“Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd…” The story of an unjustly prosecuted, and exiled barber in 19th century London who returns to find revenge upon the judge that framed him only to take advantage of his young wife. All too soon his thirst for revenge, and blood spreads to all who sit in his chair. The bodies of the unlucky victims you ask? They are resourcefully disposed of by the proprietress of the meat pie shop below. In this rare musical thriller the audience will be laughing one minute and gasping the next. The dark story, and challenging score will make for a show not to be missed. Dexter Community Players Sweeney Todd Auditions Direction by Jason Smith, Music Direction by Bridgit Rutz Auditions are May 8,9&10 at 6:30 at Mill Creek Landing. (7305 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road, Dexter, MI 48130). Callbacks if necessary: May 12. Auditions will consist of singing 32 bars of a prepared selection, cold readings and simple movement. Although you are welcome to choose any song for your audition, we recommend… those interested in a chorus role only, sing 32 bars of any song in the style of the show. those interested in more than one role, sing 32 bars of any song in the style of the show. those interested in only one principal role are encouraged to sing a piece that character sings. If you have no prepared song, please sing “The Star Spangled Banner” Questions? Post questions on the DCP forums: www.dextercommunityplayers.com/forums Here are brief descriptions of the characters and their voice classifications: SWEENEY TODD- Baritone. Very strong and menacing. Rage, cut with a side of fury. Motivated purely be revenge. Must be able to whistle. Sympathetic and vindictive. MRS LOVETT - Alto/Mezzo. Conniving and manipulative, very comic and a little desperate and pitiable. Has her own agenda and will do whatever it takes to achieve it. TOBIAS - Tenor. A "slow" boy who moves from the servitude of Pirelli to the servitude (and adoration) of Lovett. Highly compassionate. ANTHONY HOPE - Baritone/Tenor. The romantic lead, and the "hope" of the show. He is all goodness and idealism. JUDGE TURPIN - Bass. The villain of the story. Gets what he wants by taking it and removing anyone that gets in his way (such as sending an innocent man to prison in order to take his wife, then claiming their daughter as his own ward). He is lecherous and completely unsympathetic. A power yielding tyrant. JOHANNA - Soprano, the ingénue who is the ward (and object of lust) of the Judge, the daughter of Todd and the love of Anthony. Demure and frightened, hoping for escape. Cannot be claustrophobic. BEADLE BAMFORD - High baritone/tenor with a strong falsetto. The Judge's enforcer. Cocky and arrogant, who thinks himself higher than his station, occasionally foppish. BEGGAR WOMAN - Mezzo. A desperate, sad, and gentle woman one second, and an insane, lude hussy the next. In the end, a harbinger of doom. A lot of dichotomy is needed in this role PIRELLI - Tenor. A sort of parody of an Italian tenor. A pompous and arrogant competitive barber/conman. Cannot be claustrophobic. Actors being called back for the roles of Todd, Judge, Anthony, Tobias, Lovett, Beggar Woman or Johanna may be asked to sing the following: Todd: Epiphany, measures 17-33 Judge: Johanna, measures 14-40 Anthony: Johanna, measures 4-20 Tobias: Pirelli's Miracle Elixir, measures 31-49 Lovett: Worst Pies in London, measures 1-32 Beggar Woman: No Place like London, measures 28-42 Johanna: Green Finch, measures 1-35


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We are casting for The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Four Rooms, please come to the dance studio at WCC on sunday 6:00-9:00 or contact the Director by email.


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We are looking for a few good men. Casting three major parts for men in their 20's and 30's. The project is a five minute comedy short film. We will also need extras of all ages and sexes who do not need to audition. There will be fun and a lot of putt-putt golf. For more information, got to our website (www.apprenticefilms.com) or feel to email me with any questions.


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Auditioners will be taught short segments of songs from the show. Singing auditions will be first.


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Feature film JOE CITIZEN Open Cast Call Need all ages and ethnicities for many parts, including the leads. SAG arrangements made – pay and back-end is possible if you’re cast! Web Site: www.JoeCitizenMovie.com (http://joefcitizen.com/ Open call will be at: Sunday, April 24th from 1-6 PM (Any time in between) AMV Media 28145 Greenfield Road, Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48076 (Robinson and Associates, P. C. building) Inquire with director Sean Cross at: E-mail: RangersUSA@aol.com


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Casting for Lead & Supporting Roles Lead Male, Age: mid-30’s, Race: Caucasian Lead Female, Age: mid-30’s, Race: Caucasian Supporting Female, Age: mid/late-50’s, Race: Caucasian Supporting Male or Female, Age: 18 -50, Race: Diverse Supporting Male or Female, Age: 18-50, Race: Diverse Casting for Minor Roles Female, Age: 20’s, Race: Caucasian/blond Female, Age: 18-50, Race: Diverse Female, Age: 18-50, Race: Diverse Female, Age: 30-50, Race: Diverse


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Prepare 3 minutes using 1 Shakespeare monologue and 1 contemporary comic monologue with some physicality. Bring photo and resume. Call or email and tell us when you want to audition and we'll call back to confirm. All roles open to Equity and non-Equity. Some Special Appearance Equity Agreements available. Non-acting internships available. Call for an interview appointment.


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Synopsis: Tony and Anthony are bickering brothers who get sucked into a video game in an effort to save Crystal (Tony's ex-girlfriend). The two find themselves in the city of Helton, more commonly known to it's residents as "Hell-town". The city has fallen under the reign of the evil Valactigon who has taken Crystal prisoner in hopes of marrying someone from the outside world. The brothers meet up with their friend Laura, also in the new world, and fight their way through level upon level of "valactigoons" and ninjas to rescue (the now princess) Crystal. Everyone finds love and happiness as they make their way out and gain a better appreciation for one another. Video Games: The Rock Opera touches on the many aspects of a subject that has united generations for decades. A variety of roles are available without any particular type of person or age in mind. Princess Crystal Mayor of Helton Reverend Bower Robert Various Reporters


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The Blackbird Theater (1600 Pauline, Ann Arbor) has posted a casting call for Keith Bunin's "The World Over," a modern play that combines elements from classic stories like "The Odyssey" and "The Tempest" - including giant monsters, epic battles and women being dangled over pits of lava (as overseen by director Joe Zettelmaier).


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Artistic director Guy Sanville is seeking people ages 18-70 who have not auditioned at the Rose in the last two years. Auditions will occur 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 18 and 19, and actors should prepare a one-minute comedic monologue and bring a headshot and resume. (Callbacks will be April 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) Auditions are by appointment, so interested actors should call (734) 433-7782, starting April 4, to schedule a time.


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We are in need of several musicians for the pit of Bye Bye Birdie. We are looking for a pianist for April 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30. We are looking for a string bass player and a trumpet for every performance as well. Pay is 35.00 per performance.


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Coward's signature wit and scathing social satire are on display in this classic comedy from the 1930's. Otto, Leo, and Gilda are the best of friends, but when passion rearranges their comfortable triangle, can they also rearrange their carefully planned Design for Living? Please prepare a short (1-2 mins.) comic monologue in British dialect. There will also be cold-readings from the script. Actors should plan to stay for about one hour. Lead roles available for two men and one woman, age range 20's to 30's. Numerous supporting roles for both sexes of all ages.


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This is not an audition, but rather a read-through of my screenplay adaptation of Jacqueline Carey's "Kushiel's Dart." I would like to get a group of actors together to read through some selected passages from my screenplay to hear how they sound out loud. There is no guarantee of parts in any future productions, nor is there pay. This is just a chance to hang out with some fellow actors and "feel out" this new screenplay and give feedback. I'll be screening people over the phone, then inviting selected actors for the main get-together on the 16th. Due to the nature of the screenplay all actors must be 18 or over, but none of the more "adult" scenes will be read. I'm looking for maybe two or three males, and two or three females. Overactors need not apply. ;-)


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We are Washtenaw Community College film students looking to make a 2-3 minute trailer for a feature film length drama. For your agreed involvement we will provide a DVD copy of a the trailer. One Last Step is a powerful drama about 3 very differently driven individuals from separate parts of society, and how their lives affect each other’s. Whether they know it or not, each choice one makes affects the others indirectly and even directly. The one common outlet that each has in common is dance. For this production, we are looking for two males between the ages of 18 and 26 with hip hop dancing background. As well as, a female actress between the ages of 18 and 26 with hip hop and ballet experience.


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We are student filmmakers at Washtenaw Community College looking to make a festival worthy film. For your agreed involvement we will provide every actor with a DVD copy of a the film. This is a "Pulp Fiction" style story, based on Penny Dyer short story previously released in "Original Sin: The Seven Deadlies Come Home to Roost" Editied by Wanda Wade Mukherjee and published by The Paper Journey Express. The Story is about a husband and Wife and how their lack of respect and communication leads to death. We need persons for these roles: Young Wendell: African-American Male Age 11-14 Husband: Skinny Caucasian Male Age 28 - 35 Wife Gorgeous Caucasian Female Age 25 - 35 We will be shooting on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Depending on your schedule we will see what we can work out. Please write me soon to learn more:


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Role of Trigorin- 30's to early 40's intense, self- involved writer, torn by his bi-sexuality Play is a new work evolved from Chekov's "Seagull" and Tennessee Williams adaptation of same. Performed in environmental settings in Ann Arbor and in Moscow. Actor will have all expenses paid for Russia trip.


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Independent film, DETROIT UNLEADED, seeking a MULTI-ETHNIC cast. Roles include men & women ages 18 – 60. Arab/Chaldean American, African American, Caucasian, Eastern European, Latino. www.detroitunleaded.com or call (313) 877-1805


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We are currently casting for a live performance with the movie "Four Rooms". We will be performing it during Art Fair weekend at the State Theater in Ann Arbor. Please be familiar with the film. We are a movie shadow cast. The movie will play behind us on stage.


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16-25 year old to play arrogant younger brother, who crosses the wrong people and meets an untimely end. 25-45 year old high strung police officer, disgusted and disillusioned with the world.


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Now hiring singers and dancers to tour with performing group. Each member gets the opportunity to perform for thousands of people each year of all ages. We're based in central FL. Our shows are Broadway style, professional, high energy, and require strong performers in song and dance. Must be able to pick up quickly. Ages 18-35 with "younger" look. Please look up our website for more information...www.newdawnsingers.com Send in headshot, resume, CD/Video of your talents with min. 3 songs to address listed on our website under "Auditions".


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Attention!!! Looking for Actors, dancers, musicians, and Rock & Roll enthusiasts. I'm currently casting for a short student production. This production will be a music video, approx. 5 mins in length. The song for this video sounds like old school Rock n' Roll from the late 50s and early 60s, mixed with Hip Hop. It's a bit reminicent of the 50s song "At The Hop" by Danny & The Juniors. I'm trying to draw similarities between Rock n' Roll teen culture of the 50s and 6os; and today's modern Hip hop teen culture. The video also glamourizes the fun aspects the Rock n'Roll generation between the years 1955 and 1964. For this video I am looking for a variety of cast- Men & Women ages 16-60, all ethnicities welcome. Here's a quick breakdown of ages/roles needed: ages 16 to 26 to play Rock & Roll teens,teen dancers,greasers, rock band (Beatles/Stones/Who) ages 18 to 60 to play Beatnik poets/Coffee house folks, High school teachers, school principal ages 18 to 30 for segments of the video, where impersonation of rock era music artists/groups is needed. Musical artists like: Chuck Berry, Elvis, Little Richard,Jerry Lee Lewis,Buddy Holly, The Ronnetts and The Supremes. Dancers with background and knowledge of 50s/60s dance styles(like the Twist,the swim, and the jerk), is a plus, but not a necessity. Dancers who have skills in b-boying/breakdancing is also a plus. For Actors/Actresses - Vocal acting will be minimum, because this is a music video - speaking roles would be prior to the start of the song, or near the end. I'm more looking for silent role playing and character impersonation. Musicians: 16-30 who can play Piano,Drums,Electric Guitar,Bass guitar, Saxaphone, or can sing. I'm also in need of people with experience in set design, stagework, painters,builders,and persons with behind the camera experience. There are three main places I plan to shoot: A high school/college auditorium setting, a juke joint/diner/ice cream parlor (Yesterday's Collection on Jackson Rd), and A coffee house location for the 60s portion of the video. Some of the auditorium scenes wil be shot to resemble an American bandstand or Ed Sullivan show performance. Also, because this is a Hip hop/Rock and roll video there will be a part of the video where elements of Hip Hop (i.e: turntablism and breakdancing) will enter. This is a bit of a 3 period video: late 50s, Early 60s, and mid 80s. And one goal is to blend them with modern times. For costumes: (50s and 60s attire mostly) You will need to bring any vintage clothes that are from the years 1955 to 1964. If you are unclear about what clothes to bring I have some web sites listed that have good examples of what I'm talking about: http://www.daddyos.com/index.html http://www.thevideobeat.com/link_clothing.htm You can get some clothing ideas from these other films and videos: Grease Bye Bye Birdie Austin Powers Buddy Holly (music Video) - By Weezer Roses (music video) - By Outkast You don't have to buy new costumes for this video - if you know any one with old clothing from that period that should work just fine. For guys a costume can be as simple as getting a pair of Chuck Taylor converse high tops (sneakers), and a white t-shirt and jeans. Props are also good. Shooting for the video will take place during this March and April. The dates & times will be announced. The initial audition will take place this month (March). Contact me for exact audition day. It is desired that you have a pretty open schedule. This is a non-paid production, however a copy of the video can be provided for resume and/or enjoyment. Thanks A lot.


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There is a large age range in this show. There are parts for Males--4-6 Women--6-8 There will be no pre-casting


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"If you want to be professionally trained, you must study with the professionally trained. C. Paradowski (810) 714-1021


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Experience with comedy is preferred, but not necessary. Accent, impressions, improv training, singing or dancing are assets. Willingness to take risks and ability to take direction and learn dialogue are essential. Sense of humor is vital. Age and gender are not issues. This does not pay...yet. Equity actors must have permission from Equity.


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Hot off the Broadway stage, Ann Arbor Civic Theatre announces auditions for its production of CABARET under the direction of Chris O’Brien. This revival takes the audience to 1930’s Berlin and the Kit Kat Klub, where the decline of the social openness and the decadence of the Weimar Republic intersects with the rise of Nazism. Sally Bowles performs at the Klub and her unconventional relationship with Clifford Bradshaw, an American novelist looking for inspiration, is paralleled by a gentle romance between Cliff’s landlady, Fraulein Schneider and Herr Schultz, a German Jew. CABARET combines both the excitement and harsh realities of its time and place investigating the complex relationships of its characters while an evil force that would alter history forever envelops their lives. Production dates are June 9-12, 2005 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. All auditions will take place at the Ann Arbor Civic Theatre space located at 322 West Ann Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. Adult auditions: Sunday and Monday, March 20 and 21. (Please arrive slightly early to complete audition registration.) Dance auditions start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Vocal and reading auditions begin at 7:45 p.m. (until 11 p.m.) Callbacks will take place Wednesday, March 23 from 6:30-11 p.m. Adults interested in the following roles need to attend the dance, vocal and reading portions of the audition: Emcee, Sally Bowles, Fraulein Kost, Kat Kat Klub Girls (6) and Kit Kat Klub Boys (4). Adults interested in the following roles need to attend the vocal and reading portions of the audition: Clifford Bradshaw, Fraulein Schneider, Herr Schultz, Ernst Ludwig, Max and all other company roles. For adult vocal auditions, please prepare 16-32 bars and bring sheet music. Song selection is open with no restrictions. An accompanist will be provided. Those dancing should dress appropriately. Reading will be from the script and a prepared monologue is not required. Adults auditioning should plan to attend only one of the two basic audition evenings. Youth auditions: Saturday, March 19, from 11:30 am –1 p.m. We will be casting 10 Hitler Youth (males and females who can appear as between 10-17 yrs.of age on stage requiring limited involvement and rehearsal time) as well as a featured, recorded role for a boy or girl soprano. These roles will involve stage performance and house interaction, which will require developing and maintaining character. All of the youth auditions require a short vocal audition and a few minutes of discussion with the director. Please prepare 16 bars of a song and bring sheet music. Detailed show, character and audition information available at www.a2ct.org or by phoning 734/971.0605


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Actors (all levels of experience welcome) between the ages of 7 and 16. Looking to cast 10-15 children/youths (males and females) for comedic roles. One of the main male characters will require a strong voice. No roles have been precast and possibility of dual roles will be considered. Audition dress code is casual (ex: jeans/tshirts). Rehearsals will be held on evenings during the week and some weekends.


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We need 4 additional men. We have plenty of women, but Lysistrata is a battle between the sexes. So, we still need two men who can play old for the Chorus, which has a lot of on-stage time. We also need two men for the big ensemble scene at the end.


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6 positions-2 women, 4 men. Must be 18 yrs. or older. Should realistically be able to play ages between 20-28 yrs. As a member of the troupe each actor will be required to play atleast 2 distinctly different roles. Hourly paid rehearsals beginning April 18. Paid performances. Roles to be cast: Bessie Coleman, Harriet Quimby, Benjamin o. Davis, 2 Tuskegee Airmen, 5 Aircraft Carrier Crewmen. Call for audition appointment.


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We are a non-profit organization, we are looking for volunteers. We are in need of understudies for most of the main roles...extra positions also available.


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"Oh Sad Man" is a short film about Mark, 24, recently engaged, who becomes deaf and blind after a car accident. We need a MAN, AGED 45-55, to play Mark's father, Robert Jennings. Robert Jennings is a very pragmatic man who doesn’t understand the true value of a human person. He feels that a person’s worth is measured by how much they produce for a society. He is a protagonist in the story and reinforces Mark’s doubts that he can be a capable husband. We are students in the WCC Video Production program looking to make a Festival quality film. If you are interested, please email mkolasa99@hotmail.com.


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“Fabula Rasa” was originally commissioned by the University of Michigan Art Museum to be performed side-by-side a surrealist art exhibit. Playwright Joanna Hastings embraces the surrealist genre in this short comedic yet highly dramatic play about an artist’s search for success and self-worth. Two roles for WOMEN are available. ACTRESSES OF ALL AGES AND TYPES ARE ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION. -Castor (20’s to 40’s), fickle wife of a would-be world famous choreographer. -The Sphinx (ANY age), a powerful and mysterious figure who likes riddles, dancing. -Please call 734-663-0696 to sign up for an appointment time. -The auditions will consist of a cold-read and some improvisation. -Please come dressed in comfortable clothes that are easy to move in. -Bring a resume/headshot if you have one. Because of the “no-budget” aspect of the Late Night Shows, these are unfortunately NOT paid positions, unless you are the type of eternal optimist who counts the experience as payment enough. Rigorous professional standards will be nonetheless in place.


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VEE Corporation, producer of Sesame Street Live!, is holding auditions for future tours and replacement positions. FULL-BODY COSTUME CHARACTERS require dancers who are versatile, with strong technical ability in jazz and musical theatre dance styles, in the height range of 5’0” to 6’1”. Gymnastics and tap are pluses. Dance combinations will be taught. LIVE PERFORMERS must be able to dance well, sing, and act. Dance combinations will be taught. Prepare two vocal selections, 16 bars each: ballad and up-tempo (a cappella or instrumental CD). Also prepare a one-minute monologue, appropriate for family/children’s theatre. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A LIVE ROLE, ALL PERFORMERS MUST FIRST COMPLETE THE DANCE PORTION OF THE AUDITION. HAND/ROD PUPPETEERS, please prepare a 90-second routine for your own hand/rod puppet. Be ready to perform an a cappella lip-synch song with puppet. Tours run approximately ten months throughout the US and Canada. For consideration, please bring a picture and resume and wear or bring dance attire. Performers must be 18 or older. All available positions are PAID, NON-UNION.


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Experienced costumer for The Nerd by Larry Shue. There are only 7 characters in contemporary clothing and a total of 15 outfits to coordinate, which includes 3 rented costumes. Ample Budget. Pay $100.


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Nina's Sled is a short film about a father and daughter who learn to get along again, two years after divorce. NINA: (Aged: 9 - 12) Two years after her parents divorce Nina has become more and more emotionally distant from her father. When she is with him she takes on the role of her mother (quick to judge and correcting) FATHER: (Aged: 30 - 45) All he wants is a decent relationship with his daughter. He over exerts himself to prove his love to Nina. Though at times he may not say the right thing, his heart is in the right place. We are student filmmakers at WCC, looking to create something festival worthy. If you fit the description and think you can help make our student film great, please email us!


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AUDITIONS for the CRLT Theatre Program The CRLT Theatre Program is looking for a diverse and responsible group of actors to perform in a variety of roles. Performers must be comfortable exploring different interactive and traditional theatre techniques. However, no experience with interactive theatre is necessary. Hours: 15 hrs per week, guaranteed Pay: $17.00 an hr (to start) Auditions: February 10th, 6pm - 8pm OR by appointment Location (for February 10): POND Room, Michigan Union The CRLT Theatre Program Through performances, workshops, seminars, and individual consultations, the CRLT Theatre Program provides educators and administrators with an innovative and dynamic approach to sparking dialogue, promoting inclusivity, and effecting positive change inside the classroom, department, and (university) institution. Sketches and vignettes range from classroom scenarios and clinical settings to departmental meetings. CRLT theatre focuses on identity/social issues pertaining to gender, race/ethnicity, mental health, ability/(dis)ability, class, and other identity characteristics. The CRLT Theatre Program currently has several trips planned to perform in national venues, including the University of Wisconsin, the University of Chicago, Snowbird, Utah at the AAHE Conference, and a high profile NSF event in Syracuse, NY. The current troupe recently returned from DC where they performed at the National Science Foundation for NSF Program Directors. The CRLT Players actors are never responsible for any costs associated with these travels. Actors will not only be trained in different interactive and theatre techniques, but will also take part in discussions and workshops to gain a deeper understanding of the identity issues that CRLT addresses. It is important that potential CRLT Players be open to other points of views and committed to honestly and sincerely engaging in these dialogues. This program is growing as a model for other universities and teaching centers both nationally and internationally (we have performed for directors and staff from teaching centers in New Zealand and Australia), and actors may have opportunities to pursue this work in other locations and in different roles. In addition to the regular work of the program, The National Science Foundation is sponsoring a three-day institute in June to help other universities create their own interactive drama programs. As the model for such programs, The CRLT Theatre Program will be responsible for the training of attendees on the many aspects of interactive theatre. To register for the audition please contact: Devon Dupay, Assistant Director of the CRLT Theatre Program 734-936-0646 dseybert@umich.edu For further information or to audition by appointment, please contact: Jeffrey Steiger, Director of the CRLT Theatre Program 734-615-8309 pixi@umich.edu


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Roles for 15 teens, adults all ages, 1 boy 10-12.


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Michigan Shakespeare Festival operates under an Actors Equity LOA Agreement, but also hires non-union actors. All positions are paid and housing is available if necessary. Non-union actors can accrue Equity points if they are an EMC, or can join the EMC (Equity Membership Candidate) program through the Festival. Equity auditions will be held in late February in Ann Arbor. Call the Equity Audition Hotline (248)788-6118 early February for more details. The shows play in rep, and all actors are in both shows. The directors are John Neville-Andrews MOV and John Seibert 12NIGHT. Please bring two (2) pics/res's to the audition. Callbacks will be scene readings from the plays (given in advance). ** You maybe required to stay for the entire callback time** Call (517) 788-5032 to schedule an audition.


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You can find this script in most bookstores and libraries. There are 5 copies of the script on reserve for reading only at the OCC Orchard Ridge Library. If you like, you can bring in a scene partner and audition with a scene of your choice. Otherwise, a reading and an audition partner will be chosen for you. In addition, if you have a comic monologue that you would like to show, mention it at the auditions, and that will be seen prior to being assigned a reading from the script.In order to avoid having to wait for an undetermined length of time, sign up for a one-hour slot by sending an email with your preferred hour to dohill@oaklandcc.edu, leaving a phone message (248.522-3636), or signing up on the theatre’s bulletin board across from the OCC Orchard Ridge Studio Café. About the Show: Considered one of the funniest plays ever written, The Nerd centers on the reunion of a young architect and the man who saved his life in Vietnam, who turns out to be a hopeless nerd with no social sense, little intelligence and even less tact. The “Nerd” outstays his welcome with a vengeance, disrupting the architect's normally placid life, with one uproarious incident after another. Characters: 4 Men (age 20-50); 2 Women (age 20-50); 1 male or female to play a child Persons of the Play: WILLUM CUBBERT, Male, architect, lacking in gumption; TANSY McGINNIS, Female, Willum's girlfriend; AXEL HAMMOND, Male, Willum's sardonic friend, theater critic; WARNOCK "Ticky" WALDGRAVE, Male, Willum's client "The last time Mr. Waldgrave smiled was forty-seven years ago, and then it was gas."; CLELIA WALDGRAVE, Female, Warnock's wife, "a picture of tasteful, studied patience, but not because her life is devoid of anxiety."; THOR WALDGRAVE, Child, This role can be male or female to play age 10 or younger, "there are good little boys (girls); there are also precocious little boys, which is to say bad little boys whom we can somehow find it in our hearts to forgive. Thor is neither. Thor is a monster..."; RICK STEADMAN, Male, A nerd, in the classic sense—completely void of any social sense, Willum's fellow war veteran, a house guest from Hell Quoted material above is taken directly from the published text of the play. Preliminary Auditions are for age 17 and older. COMMUNITY MEMBERS WELCOME. You do not have to be a student to participate. Auditions for child’s role of Thor will be announced at a later date, if the role is not cast at first round of auditions. For information about our new theatre degree program, including several new classes, go to http://www.occ.cc.mi.us/or-art/Deptlist.htm


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All Ages, types, experience levels. SAG-AFTRA members welcome. All auditions will be recorded


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Memoirs of an Embarrassing Moment -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DWMpE is now in pre-production on our first feature film shot on 24p entitled, Memoirs of an Embarrassing Moment. This production will be headed up by stand up comedian AMARU. www.comedysoapbox.com and www.myspace.com/youngru This feature has distribution. Budget is 50k. We will be holding a live reading in Lansing and will be needing comedic actors and actresses for that read. They will be given a gas reimbursement of $10.00 USD for the live reading of the script which will be held at, TRIPPERS, in Lansing Michigan at 8:00 on JANUARY 31, 2005. They will not necessarily be the actors in the film, however, it will be a great chance to show what you have to offer before the open auditions. The entire film will be shot in Kalamazoo, Michigan in Mid March. We are looking for cast and crew for all positions. This is a limited pay gig and you will be well fed. You will get tons of exposure and have a lot of fun. Actors and Crew please send a video or DVD reel of past work to address below ASAP! For more info and story synopsis please Email: Amaru at: dwmpe@charter.net place "Memoirs" in Subject line. 1. Female / 25-30 yrs. / African American. Dori – A very successful Novelist. She is very outgoing and the life of the party. She is a good friend and straight forward. She is who sparks the events to come. 2. Male / 25-30 yrs. / African American. Eric - The comic of the bunch. Works at the publishing company Brenda owns and is a childhood friend of Steve and Dori. Strong build. Works out all the time. Actor has to be able to pass as a college student as well. Comedic timing is very important for this character. 3. Male / 25-30 yrs. / Pakistani. Arab Man/Driver – Non stereotypical Arab who drives for Steve. Very comical and straight forward. Comedic timing is important for this character. 4. Female / 25-30 yrs. / White. Brenda Drag - Late 40's. Looks young. Professional but is in tune with what's going on in the world. Single mother who became a very successful business owner who raised a very successful son. She is quick witted and cool. This actress must be able to look like she is 30 something. 5. Male / 25-30 yrs. / White. Steve Drag - Son of Publisher Brenda Drag. He is a successful Novelist. Cool guy with a touch of conceded and a tad of spoiled. Actor has to be able to pass as a teenager as well. 6. Female / 18-24 yrs. / White. Amy – The young perky “white girl” of the bunch. She is an executive at the publishing company. She is in love with Eric who is in denial about his feelings towards her. 7. Male / 25-30 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Kevin – The “gay friend” of the bunch who also works at the publishing company. He has a crush on Steve. He is childhood friends with Eric, Dori and Steve. 8. Female / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity. Stacy – She is Eric’s girlfriend when he was in college. She has asthma. This actress must be able to laugh very violently and realistically on command. This actress will play two rolls as a former girlfriend. DWMpE Don't talk about it, be about it! Amaru a.k.a. Young 'Ru Comic, Screenwriter, Actor and Filmmaker DWMpE 143 Burr Oak St. Kalamazoo, MI 49001 dwmpe@charter.net


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*6 positions start rehearsals in April for spring shows May 2-June 10. *16 positions start rehearsals in May for summer shows June 18-September 5. *Rehearsals are paid ($10.00 per hour). *Actors and singers will be paid $90 per day for performances. *Average performance day is 10:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Some evenings in July and August.) *Available roles are for 6 women (all must sing) and 10 men (6 must sing) (see below). *Performers MUST be at least 17 by April 1. *All performances are outdoors in Greenfield Village. (Except for Simply Vaudeville and Wizard of Tuskegee, which are in Town Hall.) Auditions will take place in the Anderson Theater located at 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, Michigan, inside Henry Ford Museum. Please enter through the IMAX Theatre doors, then go down main corridor to the Anderson Theater on your left. Available Roles - WOMEN (Ages given are ages the actor can realistically play.) *Singer/Storyteller (age is open) in How I Got Over (spring & summer) *Three singers (Soprano, Mezzo, and Alto) (20-40) for The Village Trio (summer only) *Louise Kendall (27) in Simply Vaudeville (MUST SING ALSO) (summer only) *Sophie Parkins (30s) in Simply Vaudeville (MUST SING ALSO) (summer only) Available Roles - MEN (Ages given are ages the actor can realistically play.) *George Washington Carver (30-40-ish) in The Wizard of Tuskegee (spring only) *Orville (32) and Wilbur (36) Wright in Home from Kitty Hawk (spring & summer) *Storyteller (age is open) in How I Got Over (spring & summer) *Thomas Edison (32) in Edison’s Light Fantastic (summer only) *Jack Meeker (30s) in Simply Vaudeville (MUST SING ALSO) (summer only) *Arnold T. Pearlson (50s-60s) in Simply Vaudeville (MUST SING ALSO) (summer only) *Fours singers (High Tenor, Tenor/Lead, Baritone, Bass) (20-40) for The Greenfield Quartet (summer only) Audition Requirements *Please bring a résumé and headshot. *Please prepare a 1 to 1½-minute monologue from an American drama, comedy, or musical in which you play a very likeable, engaging, and believable character. *Singers: please also prepare a one-minute song written between 1860 and 1940. Accompanist will be at the auditions (bring sheet music in your key), but it is fine for singers to bring a tape, CD, or their own accompanist if they choose. (Or singing a cappella is fine, too.) *Appointments are strongly encouraged to minimize your waiting time, but walk-ins are welcome - just be advised that your wait may be longer if we have to book you between existing appointments. For directions, please click: http://www.thehenryford.org/visit/directions.asp *To schedule an audition appointment, please call the Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum receptionist at 313-982-6100, ext. 2154, Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5:00. *You may also book an appointment online, ask any questions, or get detailed directions by visiting our web site at http://www.thehenryford.org -- audition updates will be posted here, too. (Click on Employment or Greenfield Village for the audition page.) (Please note that the audition page won't be posted on the web until approximately January 19.)


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PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE www.clockingpaper.com TO DOWNLOAD THE SCENES TO BE READ AT THE AUDITION: 1 Caucasian male - Age 25-35 - For the lead role of Charley Caine 1 Caucasian male - Age 40-55 - For Donald Walkan 1 Caucasian male - Age 65 and up - For Bud Walkan 1 Caucasian male - Age 20-35 - For Gunnar 1 Caucasian female - Age 40-55 - For Mia Walkan 1 Caucasian female - Age 40-55 - For Cher Cotton 1 Caucasian female - Age 20-40 - For Amelie *Must be able to speak French* 1 Caucasian female - Age 25 - 35 - For Rose Walkan (Will be selected based on appearance) 1 African American male - Age 20-35 - For William


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See info on www.cththeatre.org. Due to tap intensity, some of the lead roles were cast during early public auditions in October 04. Non-equity, no stipend.


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There are four leading roles and 5 supporting roles in the play and the actors do not have to sing. Depending on education and experience there will also be pay.


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The meeting on January 9 is a mass meeting and auditions will be during the wee of Januray 9. They will include a prepared song, scales, and readings from the script for those interested in speaking roles.


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Cast consists of married couple ae 27-37 and two mature men. Great script about the early years for a married couple "just coming into their own" world premiere of Michigan playwright Steve Daut. Wife cast, but looking for understudy. Any questions call producer (734) 878-2100


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Shooting for a new show is currently underway. "Ottawa Undiscovered" is looking to discover the unknown talent found in and around Ottawa! If you have any unusual talents, can make funny faces, know a really good joke or even if you think you can do anything remotely special at all, we want to hear from you! Who knows, it could make you famous!


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This court room drama requires 16-24 actors, range of ages, male and female; many small roles. Evening rehearsals 5 nights a week Sunday thru Thursday until last weeks of production.


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In 1933, the year The Night of January 16TH was penned by Ayn Rand, unabashed sexual liberty and a souless devotion to the more base practices of industrialism were enough to convict any young woman of murder. Such is the dilemma of Karen Andre, the defendant in this cortroom drama. Ayn Rand, often called the greatest American thinker of the 20th century, deftly creats Miss Andre asthe challenge to the moral absolutes that would conflict her. Is Miss Andre being prosecuted for her actions or her motives. Her guilt or innocence is leterally left up tothe audiencce to decide, as the final verdict is handed down by a jury selected from the audience. ROLES FOR 16 TO 24 ACTORS MANY AGE RANGES BOTH MALE AND FEMALE For more details call Ilene Smith


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ROLES FOR 16 TO 24 ACTORS. MANY AGE RANGES BOTH MALE AND FEMALE. FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE CALL ILENE.


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Cast (7 men, 4 women): Branch Manager and his wife, 25-35 Chief Cashier, man, 25-30 Mother 40+ District Manager 40+ Police Superintendent 40+ Bank Inspector 50+ Delivery men (2), 20+ Ladies of the evening (2), 20-30 ***Accents vary from proper English to cockney


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Wife Swap": WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) - ABC Television is looking for families to participate in its "Wife Swap" show . One parent from each household swaps places for 10 days to experience how other families run their lives. If you are a two-parent family with kids older than 5 years old, call to be a part of this show.


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Albert Peterson Young to Middle age man. Loves Rosie but tied to his mothers apron strings. Bumbling and spineless. Strong acting ability. Moderate dance ability. Strong vocal high G flat needed Rose Alvarez Young to middle age woman. Has been in love with Albert for years but cannot make him commit because of his mother. Fiesty character. Strong acting and vocal ability and strong dancer. low G flat to high C voice range Kim MaCafee Must portray young teenage girl. Fanatical fan of Conrad Birdie. Typical teenage girl. Tries to be mature but does not pull it off. Strong acting ability strong dance and vocals low G to high G flat Mr. MaCafee Father of Kim. Thinks he is head of the household but is not. Strong vocal. a range of C to high E Easy dance Mrs MaCafee Mother of Kim. "June Cleaver" type mother. Will sing with chorus, easy dance Ursula Best friend of Kim and another maniacal fan. Strong dancer and vocals Hugo Boyfriend of Kim. Not going to let Conrad steal his girlfriend. Strong vocal. moderate dance. Conrad Birdie Elvis Presley type character. Arrogant and a diva. Strong vocal and dance. Vocal range from low A flat to high G sharp Mae Peterson Albert's mother. Strong over bearing. Must be strong actress. Minor vocal and easy dance. Great character role. Randolph Kims younger brother . Probably the smartest one in the family. Must act 10- 12. Strong vocal and dance. Please prepare 16 bars of a song that shows off your voice range and style. A pianist will be there. No acapella please and nothing from the show. We are looking for people from 12-60. A good range of ages and talent. The character names above are the roles that will that will be called back. All other roles will be assigned at the first read through. Call back will consist of a vocal selection from the score and a reading from the script. We will also have another dance audition. You will be notified of Call back and handed callback material before you leave your audition. You only need to attend one night of auditions.


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Unmoved by the general celebration surrounding Edward IV's coronation and the promise of peace, Richard of Gloucester continues his quest to eliminate all those who stand between himself and the crown. Richard of Gloucester has already been cast. All other roles are open. Call (810) 341-6912 starting March 1, 2005 for an audition slot. Folio Technique Workshop; March 19, 2005 (Free For Cast)


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One role still available: Mrs Fainall. 20s to early 40s. Character outline on www.mcrt.org No pay but profit-share on schools performances. This is a period play but period experience not necessary as we hold training workshops.


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General Audition Schedule for January 10 & 11, 2005: 7:00-7:30 General Audition for actors/actresses only interested in Ensemble parts. 7:30-10 pm Auditions for all actors/actresses interested in any named roles. All actors/actresses are requested to stay for the entire time. On Wednesday, January 12th at 8 am, a call back list pulled from the General Auditions will be posted on www.a2ct.org and on (734) 971-2228. Callback Auditions will take place on Wednesday January 12th from 7 pm to 10 pm. On the callback announcement (734-971-2228 and www.a2ct.org), specific times will be announced for the night, covering the major character roles. Staff reserves the right to cast a role from General Auditions, without a callback. Actors and actresses auditioning for named roles may be considered for Ensemble roles. The format for Callbacks will be cold readings with other actors and actresses, from Our Town. Scenes at Callbacks may differ from those at General Auditions. On Thursday, January 13th at 8 am, a complete cast list will be posted on www.a2ct.org and on (734) 971-2228. Some actors who were not called back may be cast in ensemble roles. First Rehearsal/Readthrough will take place on Thursday, January 13th from 7 pm to 10 pm. ******************* Major Our Town Roles Stage Manager - Homespun philosopher, 35-70 Dr. Gibbs - Father of the Groom, 40s-50s Howie Newsome – Milkman, 20s-50s Mrs. Gibbs - Mother of the Groom, 40s-50s Mrs. Webb – Mother of the Bride, 40s-50s George Gibbs – The Groom, must play from 16-28 during the show Rebecca Gibbs – George’s sister, plays age 11-13 Emily Webb – The Bride, must play from 16-28 during the show Wally Webb – Emily’s brother, plays age 11-13 Mr. Webb – Father of the Bride, 40s-50s Simon Stimson – Drunken Church Choir director, 20s-40s Mrs. Soames – Gossipy woman about town, 40s-60s Ensemble - 5 men, 7 women, 5 children from 6-18 Our Town has a cast of approximately 12 named roles (more men than women) ranging in age from 8 to 70, plus an ensemble of men and women/boys and girls, from which minor roles will be cast. Our Town will color-blind cast, and staff is open to gender-blind casting where the role permits it. At auditions, all auditionees will be requested to try reading with a mild New England accent (New Hampshire). Examples of the accent can be heard in Baby Boom with Diane Keaton or in old Newhart episodes set in Vermont. Actors who are cast should be willing to change their appearance with hair or facial hair Auditions will be open, meaning that actors will watch each other audition.