Sides from the script will be available for readings. Actors are encouraged, but not required, to prepare a 1-minute monologue. If interested in a singing role, please prepare a song (approx. 16 bars). Bring current headshot and resume (if available).
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RESERVE AUDITION SLOT
Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include:
Your name and best contact phone number
Your first and second preferred audition date and time slots, specifying which hour time-slot you are available (Thurs/Fri: 6-7pm, 7-8pm, 8-9pm; Sat/Sun: 1-2pm, 2-3pm). You will receive confirmation of your scheduled date/time prior to the audition.
Note: by auditioning, you will be considered for both productions, Menace of the Morgueand Doctor Menace’s Family Variety Hour of Zombies, unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in being cast in only one of the productions, please mention this – and which show – in your email.
Call 401-324-9436 for more information.
ABOUT THE PRODUCTION & COMPANY
Menace of the Morgue is an original “musical zombedy” written by Cranston native John McKenna. John is Director for both Menace of the Morgue and the family-friendly Variety Hour Sunday matinees.
The production company is the Marley Bridges Theatre Company (MBTC), a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to creating and performing interactive, immersive theatre to entertain, engage, and educate the Rhode Island communities. The MBTC is collaborating with Artists’ Exchange of Cranston, RI to stage this fall 2013 production, as well as the Jane Pickens Theater of Newport, RI for a special Halloween show.
AVAILABLE PERFORMANCE ROLES
Cross casting is encouraged for both the Friday/Saturday Menace performances and Sunday Variety Hour, however is not mandatory. Seeking versatile and upbeat male and female performers for a variety of principal and ensemble roles, most of which require singing. Menace of the Morgue
VOICE: MALE/FEMALE (1 role) – Any age
7 MALE roles, ranging from ages 17-65
5 FEMALE roles, ranging from ages 16-50
Doctor Menace’s Family Variety Hour of Zombies
“Vaudeville” style performers and acts, ranging from comedy duos to novelty acts (i.e. Contortionist)
Seeking versatile Male and Female performers of all ages: Jugglers, Magicians, Puppeteers, Ventriloquists, Tap Dancers, Balancers, Contortionists, Strong Men, Mentalists, Novelty Acts, Animal Acts, etc.
TECHNICAL CREW POSITIONS
Seeking an experienced, professional crew to assist with the show’s various technical aspects. Each crew member will ideally assist in multiple areas however please note if you have a specialization.
Specific key roles needed are:
• STAGE MANAGER • SOUND & LIGHTS TECHNICIAN • GENERAL AV ASSISTANT • COSTUME & PROPS MASTER/MISTRESS
If interested in only Technical Positions, please email email@example.com with a brief introduction of your experience and skill set, and attach a copy of your current resume.
TIME COMMITMENT & COMPENSATION
Approximately 5 weeks of rehearsals and one month of performances. Rehearsals will begin the last week of August/September, with three (3) rehearsals per week. Performances run October 4-27, 2013 every Friday, Saturday & Sunday at Theatre 82 in Cranston, RI; PLUS a special Halloween performance on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI. Paid & volunteer Roles.
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