Audition Notices


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Hartwell Players Inc.
03-Jan-2018 at 07:30PM

Performance:
24 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

 

Rosaline

Author: Tam Dahmen

Director: Andrew Tomazos

Enquiries: ajtomazos@gmail.com

Characters Summary: 2M (14-20)
1F (14-20)
1M/F (14-20)

Characters: Romeo (M) - only responds to his friends when they speak to him in Shakespearean. Desperately in love with Juliet.
Priest (M) - Romeo’s friend who doesn’t quite get how to talk Shakespearean.
Nurse (F) - Juliet and Rosaline’s friend is fed up with Romeo, and warns him away from Juliet.
Balthazar (M/F) - Another student working on the assignment who finds the whole thing ridiculous and hilarious.

Precast Characters: None

Audition Venue: Pakenham Lakeside Primary School
23 Shearwater Dve
Pakenham


Theatre: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre
17 Nelson Rd, Lilydale

Company Email: info@hartwellplayers.org.au

Company Website: http://www.hartwellplayers.org.au/

Synopsis: When a group of high school students are working together on an assignment of Romeo and Juliet one of the students takes to his role too much and believes he is actually Romeo. Now he can only respond when spoken to in Shakespearean language.

Other Information: Looking for 4 enthusiastic actors aged 14-20, with a flair for comedic timing, to pass as high school age students for a short 10 minute play to be performed at ARKfest short play festival.
Festival dates : March 24-25
 

Hartwell Players Inc.
03-Jan-2018 at 07:30PM

Performance:
To Be Advised


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Anak

Author: Tam Dahmen

Director: Tam Dahmen

Characters Summary: 2F (40s, 18-25)

Characters: Mother (40s)- Filipino, became a mother at 19. Has endured domestic abuse and her daughter being kidnapped by her husband. Strong and emotionally intuitive. Any guitar playing skills would be very favourable
Daughter (18-25yrs)- half Filipino. Has run away from home amd is slowly building an independant life. Anxious but yearning to know more about her family

Precast Characters: 1 actor has been pre-cast but can play either role

Audition Venue: Auditions will be held on Wednesday 3rd January at 7.30pm at Pakenham Lakeside Primary School.

Rehearsals will be at the same venue 2 nights a week starting late January.

Theatre: Looking for a female actor who can play a Filipino mother (40s) or daughter (18-25yrs) for a 10min play to be performed at the ARKfest short play festival. Opportunities for acting nominations and awards are on offer at this festival.
Festival dates: March 24th-25th
Performance Venue: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre
17 Nelson Road, Lilydale.

Company Email: info@hartwellplayers.org.au

Company Website: http://www.hartwellplayers.org.au/

Synopsis: The true story of a mother and daughter's journey of reunion after fifteen years of separation.

Other Information: An extended version of the script is pending approval to be part of The Hartwell Players' one act play season in July which will include a tour of OAP festivals between July and September. These offer an opportunity for acting nominations and prizes
 

Warrandyte Theatre Company
21-Jan-2018 at 04:00PM
23-Jan-2018 at 08:00PM
25-Jan-2018 at 07:30PM

Performance:
15 Mar 2018 to 24 Mar 2018

 

Little Box of Oblivion

Author: Stephen Bean

Director: Susan Rundle

Enquiries: 0439311428

Characters Summary: Characters: Cool Guy - level headed and objective with a cynical wit
Woman - 'flappy' in character. Must have green hair!
Neurotic - compulsive obsessive
Doom Merchant - dour, humourless. (If young, dress as a 'Goth'. If older, dress as an 'Anorak')
Amateur Sleuth - has been reading too many cheap detective novels, a 'Bogart'

Precast Characters: None

Audition Venue: Mechanics' Inst Hall,Yarra St, Warrandyte

Theatre: Mechanics' Inst Hall,Yarra St, Warrandyte

Company Email: aderice@tpg.com.au

Company Website: http://warrandytehallarts.asn.au/theatre

Synopsis: A Cool Guy is about to read his newspaper on a park bench when a woman leaves a box next to him with the instructions not to touch or move or open it. She leaves before he can protest. A variety of characters arrive each with a new theory as to the box's contents. A severed head, a bomb, biologically dangerous chemicals. An absurd play which will be suitable for young actors.

Other Information: We hope to specifically target youth actors 16-25 with this play but we are flexible.
This play is one of four making up our season of OAPs.
 

Warrandyte Theatre Company
21-Jan-2018 at 04:00PM
23-Jan-2018 at 08:00PM
25-Jan-2018 at 08:00PM

Performance:
16 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

 

Philip Glass Buys a Loaf of Bread

Author: David Ives

Director: Caroline Shaw

Enquiries: 0413421813

Characters Summary: Woman 1 20s upwards
Woman 2 20s upwards
Baker m/f 30s upwards
Philip Glass 30s upwards

Precast Characters: Possibly woman 2

Audition Venue: Mechanics' Inst Hall, Yarra St, Warrandyte

Theatre: Mechanics' Inst Hall, Yarra St, Warrandyte

Company Email: aderice@tpg.com.au

Company Website: http://warrandytehallarts.asn.au/theatre

Synopsis: Philip Glass enters a bakers - to buy some bread. The woman thinks she recognises him. He thinks she may be a former lover. The dialogue - partly sung or chanted is a parody of the style of Philip Glass' minimalist compositions.

Other Information: Part of a suite of four OAPs.
This play is very short <15 minutes
 

Warrandyte Theatre Company
21-Jan-2018 at 04:00PM
23-Jan-2018 at 08:00PM
25-Jan-2018 at 08:00PM

Performance:
16 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

 

Albert

Author: Richard Harris

Director: George Benca

Enquiries: 0419591517

Characters Summary: Karin (F) 20-35
Nico (M) 25-45
Albert (M) 25-45

Precast Characters: None

Audition Venue: Mechanics' Inst Hall, Yarra St, Warrandyte

Theatre: Mechanics' Inst Hall, Yarra St, Warrandyte

Company Email: aderice@tpg.com.au

Company Website: http://warrandytehallarts.asn.au/theatre

Synopsis: A Finnish au pair has an Italian visitor pop in expectantly, and soon after that an Englishman with romance on his mind. However, none of them speak a word of each other’s language. If it were not for the thoughtfulness of the author who has kindly translated the dialogue of two of the characters into English, the audience would be as confused as the actors.

Other Information: One of four in a suite of OAPs.
 

Sunshine Community Theatre Inc.
30-Jan-2018 at 07:30PM
01-Feb-2018 at 07:30PM

Performance:
To Be Advised


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Agnes of God

Author: John Pielmeir

Director: Drew Mason

Enquiries: 0407802165

Characters Summary: 3 Female

Characters: Dr.Matha Livingstone (older): Martha covers the full gamut of emotion during the play, from nurturer to antagonist, from hard nosed court psychiatrist and atheist to faith-searching healer. She is always on stage and has only three small respites from monologues or dialogue while Agnes and the Mother Superior enact flashbacks to events at the convent.

Mother Miriam Ruth (older): The Mother Superior must expound the possibilities of miracles while recognizing the realities of today's world.

Sister Agnes (younger) Agnes is a beautiful but tormented soul whose abusive upbringing has affected her ability to think rationally.


Precast Characters: None

Audition Venue: Dempster Park Hall
82 Phoenix St North Sunshine

Theatre: Dempster Park Hall
82 Phoenix St North Sunshine

Company Email: sctmail@zoho.com

Company Website: http://www.sunshinecommunitytheatre.com.au/

Synopsis: Agnes of God is a play by American playwright John Pielmeier which tells the story about a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception. A psychiatrist and the mother superior of the convent clash during the resulting investigation.

Other Information: Contact SCT Powderkeg Players at www.facebook.com/sunshinecommunitytheatre