AUDITIONS FOR THE REVOLUTIONISTS AT TOWN HALL THEATRE

by Lauren Gunderson; Directed by Susan E. Evans

A comedic quartet about four real-life badass women during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.

How to Arrange an Appointment:  To schedule an appointment, please email a request with resume and headshot to casting@townhalltheatre.com with “REVOLUTIONISTS” in subject line. You may also contact the director, SUSAN E. EVANS, for more information at the same address.

What to Prepare:   Please be prepared to perform one 2 min. comedic or dramatic monologue from modern/contemporary theatre. Points for passing the Bechdel test. Please bring a hard copy of your photo and resume.

Roles: 4 Actors: ages 20-60. Note: ages below are flexible.

Olympe de Gouges, activist playwright and feminist, age range: 30-60 

Charlotte Corday, country girl and assassin, age range: 20-30

Marie Antoinette, fascinating former queen; age range: 25-55

Marianne Angelle, black free woman from the Caribbean, a spy; age range: 20-40

AUDITIONS:  Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 6:45pm-10:00pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

CALLBACKS:  Callbacks are by invitation and will be held Sunday, May 13, 2018, from 2:00-7:00pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

REHEARSALS:  The rehearsal period begins week of August 20, 2018 and runs through September 26, 2018.  Rehearsals are generally held Mon-Thursday evenings, 7-10pm, and Saturdays, 2-5pm, at Town Hall Theatre. Tech weekend is scheduled as 10am-10pm, September 22 & 23, 2018.

Compensation/Stipends:   Stipends are available to help defray travel and other expenses.  

Non-AEA. 

PRODUCTION DATES:  THE REVOLUTIONISTS will be performed September 27 – October 20, 2018 (14 performances, including 2 Previews). Performances will be at 8:00pm Th-Sat and at 2:00pm on Sundays. Please note: two of the 14 performances will have 7:00pm curtains and are performances for high school students, and the dates have not been finalized. Also note there are two Sunday matinees.

ARTISTIC TEAM:   Susan E. Evans, director; Liliana Duque Piñeiro, scenic designer; Keira Sullivan, lighting designer; Sarah Huddleston, sound designer; Hope Birdwell, costume designer; Amanda Boyan, stage manager.


AUDITIONS FOR GREAT EXPECTATIONS AT TOWN HALL THEATRE

Adapted by Gale Childs Daly, based on the novel by Charles Dickens; Directed by Dennis Markam

Six actors portray dozens of characters in new version of Dickens’ classic coming-of-age story.

How to Arrange an Appointment:  To schedule an appointment, please email a request with resume and headshot to casting@townhalltheatre.com with “EXPECTATIONS” in subject line. You may also contact the director, DENNIS MARKAM, for more information at the same address. 

What to Prepare:   Please be prepared to perform one 2 min. comedic or dramatic monologue from modern/contemporary theatre. This is a movement-heavy piece, so audition pieces demonstrating movement skills appreciated.Please bring a hard copy of your photo and resume.

Roles:CHARACTER BREAKDOWN – 6 Actors (all ages, ethnicities, and genders, playing adult Pip and Narrators 1-5); 2M (alternating in role of young Pip, age range of 7-14); 2F (alternating in role of young Estella, age range of 7-14)

AUDITIONS:  Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 3:30pm-6:00pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

CALLBACKS:  Callbacks are by invitation and will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 12:00-5:00pm, at Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School Street, Lafayette, CA 94549.

REHEARSALS:  The rehearsal period begins week of October 1, 2018 and runs through November 28, 2018.  Rehearsals are generally held Mon-Thursday evenings, 7-10pm, and Saturdays, 2-5pm, at Town Hall Theatre. Tech weekend is scheduled as 10am-10pm, November 24 and 25, 2018.

Compensation/Stipends:   Stipends are available to help defray travel and other expenses.   

Non-AEA. 

PRODUCTION DATES: GREAT EXPECTATIONS will be performed November 29– December 16, 2018(12 performances, including 2 Previews).Performances will be at 8:00pm Th-Sat., at 2:00pm on Sundays and at 3:00pm on Sat., Dec. 8 & 15. PLEASE NOTE: there are 2 double-show Saturdays, Dec. 8 & 15. Also note there are two Sunday matinees.