Auditions

 2019 Non-Equity Auditions:

ACT INC. AUDITIONS

 

Act Inc. is holding auditions for their summer productions of Travels With My Aunt by Giles Havergal directed by Emily Jones and Leaving Iowa by Tim Clue and Spike Manton directed by Lori Renna.

 

Travels With My Aunt

Summary:

Henry Pulling's mundane, quiet life is turned topsy-turvy by the arrival of his eccentric, Aunt August. A cross between "Auntie Mame" and Mata Hari, she spirits him around the globe encountering all sorts of intoxicating characters and exhilarating adventures along the way. A tour-de-force as four actors bring all 24 mad-cap personalities to life.

Seeking:

Four male-identifying  actors excited by the challenge of playing up to eight characters each.  Must be capable of switching quickly between roles (both male and female characters) and various dialects such as Standard British, Cockney, Caribbean, Spanish, Italian, German, and African.

Leaving Iowa

Summary:

When Don Browning finds the old family farm where he is attempting to bury his father’s ashes has turned into a supermarket, he reconciles his past and present in his quest for Dad’s perfect resting place in the middle of the USA. Told in both the present day and flashbacks of family vacations of old. Cast consists of Don, his family and the colorful characters they encounter on their travels.

Seeking:

DON ( 30’s-40’s) Successful Boston reporter. Also plays Don as a boy. Drives the action of play.

DAD (50’s to 60)  The loving boss of family who plans the family vacations around educational rather than more entertaining attractions.

MOM(50’s-60’s) Don’s Mom in past and present. Family peacemaker to a point.

SIS(30’s to 40’s) Don’s older sister , past and present. Typical big sister , bossy, but loves family.

MULTIPLE CHARACTER MALE and MULTIPLE CHARACTER FEMALE-Super versatile performers who can portray many characters with physicality and voice.

Audition Details

WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2019

 

Times:  9:00 a.m. until noon.

  Callbacks from 1:00 – 5:00.

 

WHERE: Lindenwood University | J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

2300 W. Clay, St. Charles, MO 63301

Please register for an audition by clicking HERE.

To download the AUDITION SIDES, click HERE.

 

Please bring your current headshot and resume. Actors of all ethnicity, gender identities, and actors with disabilities are encouraged to submit.

No monologues required.  Audition sides will be available on January 19 and can be found here. 

Performance dates:

Travels With My Aunt    June 7, 8, and 22 at 7:30 p.m.. June 9 and 23 at 2:00 p.m..

Leaving Iowa                 June 14, 15, and 21 at 7:30 p.m..  June 16 and 22 at 2:00 p.m..

 

Actors are paid a stipend.

All rehearsals will take place at Lindenwood University.

Rehearsals will begin in early May and will be 3 - 5 times a week, Sunday - Thursday, until tech week.

 

Questions? Email us at ACTINCSTL@gmail.com!