AUDITIONS FOR THE CHALK CIRCLE
Directed by Brandt Reiter
BURNIGHT CENTER THEATRE - BC31
Casting multi-cultural performers for Bertholt Brecht's Chalk Circle.
AUDITION DATES AND TIMES:
Tuesday, January 14, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CALLBACKS: Thursday, January 16, 6:00 p.m.
All ages/All ethnicities
You will be given sides from the play to present as cold readings. These sides will be provided for you. No need to prepare a monologue. If you play an instrument, bring it!
Rehearsals and performances will take place in the Burnight Center, BC 31-Studio Theatre.
Most rehearsals will take place Monday-Thursday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. or 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
February 28, 29, March 5, 6, 7 at 8:00 pm
March 8 at 2:00 pm, 2020
IMMIGRANTS STANDING – A Musical Revue
A Collaboration of the Music, Dance and Theatre Departments
Thursday, January 30, 6-10pm and Friday, January 31, 6-7pm; Music Building Rm BC-53
No appointments. First come, first served. These auditions are for anyone who wants
to be considered
for the Ensemble. Please print and bring a photo/headshot and, if you have one, a resume of shows
you have performed in and training. Thank you!
(Call Backs Friday, January 31, from 7-10pm; Music Building Rm BC-53)
Call back will include a dance audition
What’s it about?
This musical revue takes a contemporary and historical look at immigrants and immigration
to our country, presenting the triumphs and challenges, joy and sorrow with song/music,
words and dance.
- Please prepare a poem of your choosing and present it in a theatrical way incorporating
body movement and passion. (Poetic presentation must be 45–60 seconds long.)
- Please prepare to sing a song of your choosing. Acceptable styles: Broadway, Ballad, Lyrical Pop.
Provide your own backing track or piano music (accompanist provided). Length: 60-90 seconds long.
We will be casting a Performance Ensemble of 18-24 men and women.
(Actors, Singers and Dancers)
PERFORMANCE DATES: May 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 at 8:00 pm May 10 at 2:00 pm, 2020
REHEARSAL SCHEDULE, FIRST REHEARSAL and REGISTRATION: Rehearsals will be
Monday-Thursday, 7:00-10:00pm with Friday night rehearsals TBD. Rehearsals begin on Monday,
March 23. All performers must be available for final run-throughs, the week of 4/20 and tech week,
starting on Sunday, 4/26.
All performers must register in a 9 week performance production course in order to participate.
AUDITION LOCATION: Music Building Rm BC-53
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Jerry Prell, director, at email@example.com